Psalm 26

Psalm 26 Of David. 1 Vindicate me, Lord,     for I have led a blameless life; I have trusted in the Lord     and have not faltered. 2 Test me, Lord, and try me,     examine my heart and my mind; 3 for I have always been mindful of your unfailing love     and have lived in reliance on your faithfulness. 4 I […]

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Psalm 119:9-16

Psalm 119:9-16 9 How can a young person stay on the path of purity?     By living according to your word. 10 I seek you with all my heart;     do not let me stray from your commands. 11 I have hidden your word in my heart     that I might not sin against you. 12 Praise be to you, Lord;     teach me your decrees. 13 With […]

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Psalm 87

Psalm 87 Of the Sons of Korah. A psalm. A song. 1 He has founded his city on the holy mountain. 2 The Lord loves the gates of Zion     more than all the other dwellings of Jacob. 3 Glorious things are said of you,     city of God: 4 “I will record Rahab and Babylon     among those who acknowledge me— […]

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Psalm 63

Psalm 63 A psalm of David. When he was in the Desert of Judah. 1 You, God, are my God,     earnestly I seek you; I thirst for you,     my whole being longs for you, in a dry and parched land     where there is no water. 2 I have seen you in the sanctuary     and beheld your power […]

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Psalm 51

Psalm 51 For the director of music. A psalm of David. When the prophet Nathan came to him after David had committed adultery with Bathsheba. 1 Have mercy on me, O God,     according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion     blot out my transgressions. 2 Wash away all my iniquity     and cleanse me from my […]

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Psalm 54

Psalm 54 For the director of music. With stringed instruments. A maskil of David. When the Ziphites had gone to Saul and said, “Is not David hiding among us?” 1 Save me, O God, by your name;     vindicate me by your might. 2 Hear my prayer, O God;     listen to the words of my mouth. 3 Arrogant foes […]

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Psalm 52

Psalm 52   For the director of music. A maskil of David. When Doeg the Edomite had gone to Saul and told him: “David has gone to the house of Ahimelek.” 1 Why do you boast of evil, you mighty hero?     Why do you boast all day long,     you who are a disgrace in the eyes […]

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