70:3 May those who say, “Aha! Aha!”
70:4 May all those who seek you be happy and rejoice in you!
O God, hurry to me! 8
You are my helper and my deliverer!
O Lord, 9 do not delay!
1 tn The prefixed verbal form is understood as a jussive in this imprecation.
3 tn Heb “those who love,” which stands metonymically for its cause, the experience of being delivered by God.
4 tn The three prefixed verbal forms prior to the quotation are understood as jussives. The psalmist balances out his imprecation against his enemies with a prayer of blessing on the godly.