90:1 Lord, thou hast been our dwelling-place In all generations.
90:2 Before the mountains were brought forth, Or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, Even from everlasting to everlasting, thou art God.
90:3 Thou turnest man to destruction, And sayest, Return, ye children of men.
90:4 For a thousand years in thy sight Are but as yesterday when it is past, And as a watch in the night.
90:5 Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: In the morning they are like grass which groweth up.
90:6 In the morning it flourisheth, and groweth up; In the evening it is cut down, and withereth.
90:7 For we are consumed in thine anger, And in thy wrath are we troubled.
90:8 Thou hast set our iniquities before thee, Our secret sins in the light of thy countenance.
90:9 For all our days are passed away in thy wrath: We bring our years to an end as a sigh.
90:10 The days of our years are threescore years and ten, Or even by reason of strength fourscore years; Yet is their pride but labor and sorrow; For it is soon gone, and we fly away.
90:11 Who knoweth the power of thine anger, And thy wrath according to the fear that is due unto thee?
90:12 So teach us to number our days, That we may get us a heart of wisdom.
90:13 Return, O Jehovah; how long? And let it repent thee concerning thy servants.
90:14 Oh satisfy us in the morning with thy lovingkindness, That we may rejoice and be glad all our days.
90:15 Make us glad according to the days wherein thou hast afflicted us, And the years wherein we have seen evil.
90:16 Let thy work appear unto thy servants, And thy glory upon their children.
90:17 And let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us; And establish thou the work of our hands upon us; Yea, the work of our hands establish thou it.