Psalm 71:18 {70:18}
Good News Translation
Now that I am old and my hair is gray, do not abandon me, O God! Be with me while I proclaim your power and might to all generations to come.

Contemporary English Version
Don't leave me when I am old and my hair turns gray. Let me tell future generations about your mighty power.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And unto old age and grey hairs: O God, forsake me not, Until I shew forth thy arm to all the generation that is to come: Thy power,

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And unto old age and grey hairs: O God, forsake me not, Until I shew forth thy arm to all the generation that is to come: Thy power,

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Psalm 71:9 Cast me not off in the time of old age: when my strength shall fail, do not thou forsake me.

Genesis 27:1 Now Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, and he could not see: and he called Esau, his elder son, and said to him: My son? And he answered: Here I am.

1 Samuel 4:15,18 Now Heli was ninety and eight years old, and his eyes were dim, and he could not see. . . .

Isaiah 46:4 Hearken unto me, O house of Jacob, all the remnant of the house of Israel who are carried by my bowels, are borne up by my womb.

when I am old and grey-headed [heb.

Psalm 78:4,6 They have not been hidden from their children, in another generation. Declaring the praises of the Lord, and his powers, and his wonders which he hath done. . . .

Psalm 145:4,5 Generation and generation shall praise thy works: and they shall declare thy power. . . .

Exodus 13:8,14-17 And thou shalt tell thy son in that day, saying: This is what the Lord did to me when I came forth out of Egypt. . . .

1 Chronicles 29:10 And he blessed the Lord before all the multitude, and he said: Blessed art thou, O Lord the God of Israel, our father from eternity to eternity.

Acts 13:36 For David, when he had served in his generation, according to the will of God, slept: and was laid unto his fathers and saw corruption.

strength [heb.

Isaiah 51:9 Arise, arise, put on strength, O thou arm of the Lord, arise as in the days of old, in the ancient generations. Hast not thou struck the proud one, and wounded the dragon?

Isaiah 53:1 Who a hath believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the Lord revealed?

Context
In You, O LORD, I Have Taken Refuge
17Thou hast taught me, O God, from my youth: and till now I will declare thy wonderful works. 18And unto old age and grey hairs: O God, forsake me not, Until I shew forth thy arm to all the generation that is to come: Thy power,19And thy justice, O God, even to the highest great things thou hast done: O God, who is like to thee?…
Cross References
Psalm 22:31
There shall be declared to the Lord a generation to come: and the heavens shall shew forth his justice to a people that shall be born, which the Lord hath made.

Psalm 71:9
Cast me not off in the time of old age: when my strength shall fail, do not thou forsake me.

Psalm 78:4
They have not been hidden from their children, in another generation. Declaring the praises of the Lord, and his powers, and his wonders which he hath done.

Psalm 78:6
That another generation might know them. The children that should be born and should rise up, and declare them to their children.

Psalm 119:8
I will keep thy justifications: O! do not thou utterly forsake me.

Isaiah 46:4
Hearken unto me, O house of Jacob, all the remnant of the house of Israel who are carried by my bowels, are borne up by my womb.

Additional Translations
Even when I am old and gray, do not forsake me, O God, until I proclaim Your power to the next generation, Your might to all who are to come.Now also when I am old and gray headed, O God, forsake me not; until I have showed your strength to this generation, and your power to every one that is to come.

Yea, even when I am old and grayheaded, O God, forsake me not, Until I have declared thy strength unto the next generation, Thy might to every one that is to come.

even until I am old and advanced in years. O God, forsake me not; until I shall have declared thine arm to all the generation that is to come:

Now also, when I am old and greyheaded, O God, forsake me not, until I have proclaimed thine arm unto [this] generation, thy might to every one that is to come.

Yea, even when I am old and grayheaded, O God, forsake me not; until I have declared thy strength unto the next generation, thy might to every one that is to come.

Now also when I am old and gray-headed, O God, forsake me not; until I have shown thy strength to this generation, and thy power to every one that is to come.

Yes, even when I am old and gray-haired, God, don't forsake me, until I have declared your strength to the next generation, your might to everyone who is to come.

And also unto old age and grey hairs, O God, forsake me not, Till I declare Thy strength to a generation, To every one that cometh Thy might.
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