Psalm 90:15
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New International Version
Make us glad for as many days as you have afflicted us, for as many years as we have seen trouble.

King James Bible
Make us glad according to the days wherein thou hast afflicted us, and the years wherein we have seen evil.

Darby Bible Translation
Make us glad according to the days [wherein] thou hast afflicted us, according to the years [wherein] we have seen evil.

World English Bible
Make us glad for as many days as you have afflicted us, for as many years as we have seen evil.

Young's Literal Translation
Cause us to rejoice according to the days Wherein Thou hast afflicted us, The years we have seen evil.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Psalm 90:15Make us glad according to the days - Let thy people have as many years of prosperity as they have had of adversity. We have now suffered seventy years of a most distressful captivity.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Psalm 30:5 For his anger endures but a moment; in his favor is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.

Psalm 126:5,6 They that sow in tears shall reap in joy...

Isaiah 12:1 And in that day you shall say, O LORD, I will praise you: though you were angry with me, your anger is turned away...

Isaiah 40:1,2 Comfort you, comfort you my people, said your God...

Isaiah 61:3 To appoint to them that mourn in Zion, to give to them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning...

Isaiah 65:18,19 But be you glad and rejoice for ever in that which I create: for, behold, I create Jerusalem a rejoicing, and her people a joy...

Jeremiah 31:12,13 Therefore they shall come and sing in the height of Zion, and shall flow together to the goodness of the LORD, for wheat, and for wine...

Matthew 5:4 Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

John 16:20 Truly, truly, I say to you, That you shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice: and you shall be sorrowful...

Revelation 7:14-17 And I said to him, Sir, you know. And he said to me, These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes...

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Deuteronomy 2:14-16 And the space in which we came from Kadeshbarnea, until we were come over the brook Zered, was thirty and eight years...

Library
The Cry of the Mortal to the Undying
'Let the beauty 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.--PSALM xc. 17. If any reliance is to be placed upon the superscription of this psalm, it is one of the oldest, as it certainly is of the grandest, pieces of religious poetry in the world. It is said to be 'A prayer of Moses, the man of God,' and whether that be historically true or no, the tone of the psalm naturally suggests the great lawgiver, whose special
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Moses, the Mighty Intercessor
Intercessory Prayer is a powerful means of grace to the praying man. Martyn observes that at times of inward dryness and depression, he had often found a delightful revival in the act of praying for others for their conversion, or sanctification, or prosperity in the work of the Lord. His dealings with God for them about these gifts and blessings were for himself the divinely natural channel of a renewed insight into his own part and lot in Christ, into Christ as his own rest and power, into the
Edward M. Bounds—Prayer and Praying Men

Old and New Year 445. O God, Our Help in Ages Past
[1699]St. Anne: William Croft, 1708 Psalm 90 Isaac Watts, 1719 O God, our help in ages past, Our hope for years to come, Our shelter from the stormy blast, And our eternal home: Under the shadow of thy throne Thy saints have dwelt secure; Sufficient is thine arm alone, And our defense is sure. Before the hills in order stood, Or earth received her frame, From everlasting thou art God, To endless years the same. A thousand ages in thy sight Are like an evening gone; Short as the watch that ends
Various—The Hymnal of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the USA

Wesley's Reasons for his Long Life
Saturday, June 28.--I this day enter on my eighty-fifth year; and what cause have I to praise God, as for a thousand spiritual blessings, so for bodily blessings also[ How little have I suffered yet by "the rush of numerous years!" It is true, I am not so agile as I was in times past. I do not run or walk so fast as I did; my sight is a little decayed; my left eye is grown dim and hardly serves me to read. I have daily some pain in the ball of my right eye, as also in my right temple (occasioned
John Wesley—The Journal of John Wesley

Cross References
Deuteronomy 2:14
Thirty-eight years passed from the time we left Kadesh Barnea until we crossed the Zered Valley. By then, that entire generation of fighting men had perished from the camp, as the LORD had sworn to them.

Psalm 31:10
My life is consumed by anguish and my years by groaning; my strength fails because of my affliction, and my bones grow weak.

Psalm 86:4
Bring joy to your servant, Lord, for I put my trust in you.

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