Psalm 71:5
New International Version
For you have been my hope, Sovereign LORD, my confidence since my youth.

New Living Translation
O Lord, you alone are my hope. I’ve trusted you, O LORD, from childhood.

English Standard Version
For you, O Lord, are my hope, my trust, O LORD, from my youth.

Berean Study Bible
For You are my hope, O Lord GOD, my confidence from my youth.

King James Bible
For thou art my hope, O Lord GOD: thou art my trust from my youth.

New King James Version
For You are my hope, O Lord GOD; You are my trust from my youth.

New American Standard Bible
For You are my hope; Lord GOD, You are my confidence from my youth.

NASB 1995
For You are my hope; O Lord GOD, You are my confidence from my youth.

NASB 1977
For Thou art my hope; O Lord GOD, Thou art my confidence from my youth.

Amplified Bible
For You are my hope; O Lord GOD, You are my trust and the source of my confidence from my youth.

Christian Standard Bible
For you are my hope, Lord GOD, my confidence from my youth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For You are my hope, Lord GOD, my confidence from my youth.

American Standard Version
For thou art my hope, O Lord Jehovah: Thou art my trust from my youth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because you are my hope, LORD JEHOVAH, oh, God, my trust from my youth.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For thou art my support, O Lord; O Lord, thou art my hope from my youth.

Contemporary English Version
I depend on you, and I have trusted you since I was young.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For thou art my patience, O Lord: my hope, O Lord, from my youth;

English Revised Version
For thou art my hope, O Lord GOD: thou art my trust from my youth.

Good News Translation
Sovereign LORD, I put my hope in you; I have trusted in you since I was young.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You are my hope, O Almighty LORD. You have been my confidence ever since I was young.

International Standard Version
For you are my hope, Lord GOD, my security since I was young.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For Thou art my hope; O Lord GOD, my trust from my youth.

Literal Standard Version
For You [are] my hope, O Lord YHWH, My trust from my youth.

NET Bible
For you give me confidence, O Lord; O LORD, I have trusted in you since I was young.

New Heart English Bible
For you are my hope, Lord GOD; my confidence from my youth.

World English Bible
For you are my hope, Lord Yahweh; my confidence from my youth.

Young's Literal Translation
For Thou art my hope, O Lord Jehovah, My trust from my youth.

Additional Translations ...
Context
In You, O LORD, I Have Taken Refuge
4Deliver me, O my God, from the hand of the wicked, from the grasp of the unjust and ruthless. 5For You are my hope, O Lord GOD, my confidence from my youth. 6I have leaned on You since birth; You pulled me from my mother’s womb. My praise is always for You.…

Cross References
1 Samuel 30:6
And David was greatly distressed because the people spoke of stoning him, because the soul of every man grieved for his sons and daughters. But David found strength in the LORD his God.

Psalm 9:18
For the needy will not always be forgotten; nor the hope of the oppressed forever dashed.

Psalm 22:9
Yet You brought me forth from the womb; You made me secure at my mother's breast.

Psalm 39:7
And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in You.

Psalm 146:5
Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God,

Jeremiah 14:8
O Hope of Israel, its Savior in times of distress, why are You like a stranger in the land, like a traveler who stays but a night?

Jeremiah 17:7
But blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, whose confidence is in Him.


Treasury of Scripture

For you are my hope, O Lord GOD: you are my trust from my youth.

For thou

Psalm 13:5
But I have trusted in thy mercy; my heart shall rejoice in thy salvation.

Psalm 39:7
And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee.

Psalm 42:11
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.

my trust

Psalm 71:17
O God, thou hast taught me from my youth: and hitherto have I declared thy wondrous works.

Psalm 22:9,10
But thou art he that took me out of the womb: thou didst make me hope when I was upon my mother's breasts…

1 Samuel 16:13
Then Samuel took the horn of oil, and anointed him in the midst of his brethren: and the Spirit of the LORD came upon David from that day forward. So Samuel rose up, and went to Ramah.









(5) My hope.--Comp. Jeremiah 14:8; Jeremiah 1:7. Also in New Testament, 1Timothy 1:1, "The Lord Jesus Christ our hope." Shakespeare, with his fine ear for scriptural expressions, caught this.

"And God shall be my hope, my stay."

"God, our hope, shall succour us."--2 Henry VI.

Verse 5. - For thou art my Hope, O Lord God (comp. Psalm 39:7; Jeremiah 14:8; Jeremiah 17:13; Jeremiah 50:7). Thou art my Trust from my youth (comp. Psalm 40:4).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
For
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

You
אַתָּ֥ה (’at·tāh)
Pronoun - second person masculine singular
Strong's 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

are my hope,
תִקְוָתִ֑י (ṯiq·wā·ṯî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 8615: A cord, expectancy

O Lord
אֲדֹנָ֥י (’ă·ḏō·nāy)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 136: The Lord

GOD,
יְ֝הוִ֗ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

my confidence
מִבְטַחִ֥י (miḇ·ṭa·ḥî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 4009: A refuge, security, assurance

from my youth.
מִנְּעוּרָֽי׃ (min·nə·‘ū·rāy)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's 5271: Youth, the state, the persons


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