The king shall joy in thy strength, O LORD; and in thy salvation how greatly
shall he rejoice!
2 Thou hast given him his heart's
desire, and hast not withholden the request of his lips. Selah.
For thou preventest him with the blessings of goodness: thou settest a crown of
pure gold on his head.
4 He asked life of thee, and thou
gavest it him, even length of days for ever and ever.
His glory is great in thy salvation: honour and majesty hast thou laid upon him.
For thou hast made him most blessed for ever: thou hast made him exceeding glad
with thy countenance.
7 For the king trusteth in the
LORD, and through the mercy of the most High he shall not be moved.
Thine hand shall find out all thine enemies: thy right hand shall find out those
that hate thee.
9 Thou shalt make them as a fiery oven in
the time of thine anger: the LORD shall swallow them up in his wrath, and the
fire shall devour them.
10 Their fruit shalt thou destroy
from the earth, and their seed from among the children of men.
For they intended evil against thee: they imagined a mischievous device, which
they are not able to perform.
12 Therefore shalt thou
make them turn their back, when thou shalt make ready thine arrows upon thy
strings against the face of them.
13 Be thou exalted,
LORD, in thine own strength: so will we sing and praise thy power.
My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? why art thou so far from helping me,
and from the words of my roaring?
2 O my God, I cry in
the daytime, but thou hearest not; and in the night season, and am not silent.
But thou art holy, O thou that inhabitest the praises of Israel.
Our fathers trusted in thee: they trusted, and thou didst deliver them.
They cried unto thee, and were delivered: they trusted in thee, and were not
6 But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of
men, and despised of the people.
7 All they that see me
laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head saying,
He trusted on the LORD that he would deliver him: let him deliver him, seeing he
delighted in him.
9 But thou art he that took me out of
the womb: thou didst make me hope when I was upon my mother's breasts.
I was cast upon thee from the womb: thou art my God from my mother's belly.
Be not far from me; for trouble is near; for there is none to help.
Many bulls have compassed me: strong bulls of Bashan have beset me round.
They gaped upon me with their mouths, as a ravening and a roaring lion.
I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint: my heart is like
wax; it is melted in the midst of my bowels.
strength is dried up like a potsherd; and my tongue cleaveth to my jaws; and
thou hast brought me into the dust of death.
16 For dogs
have compassed me: the assembly of the wicked have inclosed me: they pierced my
hands and my feet.
17 I may tell all my bones: they look
and stare upon me.
18 They part my garments among them,
and cast lots upon my vesture.
19 But be not thou far
from me, O LORD: O my strength, haste thee to help me.
Deliver my soul from the sword; my darling from the power of the dog.
Save me from the lion's mouth: for thou hast heard me from the horns of the
22 I will declare thy name unto my brethren: in
the midst of the congregation will I praise thee.
that fear the LORD, praise him; all ye the seed of Jacob, glorify him; and fear
him, all ye the seed of Israel.
24 For he hath not
despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; neither hath he hid his
face from him; but when he cried unto him, he heard.
My praise shall be of thee in the great congregation: I will pay my vows before
them that fear him.
26 The meek shall eat and be
satisfied: they shall praise the LORD that seek him: your heart shall live for
27 All the ends of the world shall remember and
turn unto the LORD: and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before
28 For the kingdom is the LORD's: and he is the
governor among the nations.
29 All they that be fat upon
earth shall eat and worship: all they that go down to the dust shall bow before
him: and none can keep alive his own soul.
30 A seed
shall serve him; it shall be accounted to the Lord for a generation.
They shall come, and shall declare his righteousness unto a people that shall be
born, that he hath done this.
The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.
2 He maketh me
to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's
4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the
shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy
staff they comfort me.
5 Thou preparest a table before me
in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth
6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the
days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.
The earth is the LORD's, and the fullness thereof; the world, and they that
2 For he hath founded it upon the seas,
and established it upon the floods.
3 Who shall ascend
into the hill of the LORD? or who shall stand in his holy place?
He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto
vanity, nor sworn deceitfully.
5 He shall receive the
blessing from the LORD, and righteousness from the God of his salvation.
This is the generation of them that seek him, that seek thy face, O Jacob.
7 Lift up your head, O ye gates; and be ye lift
up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in.
Who is this King of glory? The LORD strong and mighty, the LORD mighty in
9 Lift up your heads, O ye gates; even lift them
up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in.
Who is this King of glory? The LORD of hosts, he is the King of glory. Selah.
Unto thee, O LORD, do I lift up my soul.
2 O my God, I
trust in thee: let me not be ashamed, let not mine enemies triumph over me.
Yea, let none that wait on thee be ashamed: let them be ashamed which transgress
4 Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy
5 Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art
the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.
Remember, O LORD, thy tender mercies and thy lovingkindnesses; for they have
been ever of old.
7 Remember not the sins of my youth,
nor my transgressions: according to thy mercy remember thou me for thy goodness'
sake, O LORD.
8 Good and upright is the LORD: therefore
will he teach sinners in the way.
9 The meek will he
guide in judgment: and the meek will he teach his way.
All the paths of the LORD are mercy and truth unto such as keep his covenant and
11 For thy name's sake, O LORD, pardon
mine iniquity; for it is great.
12 What man is he that
feareth the LORD? him shall he teach in the way that he shall choose.
His soul shall dwell at ease; and his seed shall inherit the earth.
The secret of the LORD is with them that fear him; and he will shew them his
15 Mine eyes are ever toward the LORD; for he
shall pluck my feet out of the net.
16 Turn thee unto me,
and have mercy upon me; for I am desolate and afflicted.
The troubles of my heart are enlarged: O bring thou me out of my distresses.
Look upon mine affliction and my pain; and forgive all my sins.
Consider mine enemies; for they are many; and they hate me with cruel hatred.
O keep my soul, and deliver me: let me not be ashamed; for I put my trust in
21 Let integrity and uprightness preserve me; for I
wait on thee.
22 Redeem Israel, O God, out of all his
Judge me, O LORD; for I have walked in mine integrity: I have trusted also in
the LORD; therefore I shall not slide.
2 Examine me, O
LORD, and prove me; try my reins and my heart.
3 For thy
lovingkindness is before mine eyes: and I have walked in thy truth.
I have not sat with vain persons, neither will I go in with dissemblers.
I have hated the congregation of evil doers; and will not sit with the wicked.
I will wash mine hands in innocency: so will I compass thine altar, O LORD:
That I may publish with the voice of thanksgiving, and tell of all thy wondrous
8 LORD, I have loved the habitation of thy house,
and the place where thine honour dwelleth.
9 Gather not
my soul with sinners, nor my life with bloody men:
whose hands is mischief, and their right hand is full of bribes.
But as for me, I will walk in mine integrity: redeem me, and be merciful unto
12 My foot standeth in an even place: in the
congregations will I bless the LORD.
The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the
strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
the wicked, even mine enemies and my foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they
stumbled and fell.
3 Though an host should encamp against
me, my heart shall not fear: though war should rise against me, in this will I
4 One thing have I desired of the LORD,
that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days
of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to inquire in his temple.
For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of
his tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock.
And now shall mine head be lifted up above mine enemies round about me:
therefore will I offer in his tabernacle sacrifices of joy; I will sing, yea, I
will sing praises unto the LORD.
7 Hear, O LORD, when I
cry with my voice: have mercy also upon me, and answer me.
When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will
9 Hide not thy face far from me; put not thy
servant away in anger: thou hast been my help; leave me not, neither forsake me,
O God of my salvation.
10 When my father and my mother
forsake me, then the LORD will take me up.
11 Teach me
thy way, O LORD, and lead me in a plain path, because of mine enemies.
Deliver me not over unto the will of mine enemies: for false witnesses are risen
up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.
13 I had
fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of
14 Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and
he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.
Unto thee will I cry, O LORD my rock; be not silent to me: lest, if thou be
silent to me, I become like them that go down into the pit.
Hear the voice of my supplications, when I cry unto thee, when I lift up my
hands toward thy holy oracle.
3 Draw me not away with the
wicked, and with the workers of iniquity, which speak peace to their neighbours,
but mischief is in their hearts.
4 Give them according to
their deeds, and according to the wickedness of their endeavours: give them
after the work of their hands; render to them their desert.
Because they regard not the works of the LORD, nor the operation of his hands,
he shall destroy them, and not build them up.
be the LORD, because he hath heard the voice of my supplications.
The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped:
therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him.
The LORD is their strength, and he is the saving strength of his anointed.
Save thy people, and bless thine inheritance: feed them also, and lift them up
Give unto the LORD, O ye mighty, give unto the LORD glory and strength.
Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name; worship the LORD in the beauty
3 The voice of the LORD is upon the waters:
the God of glory thundereth: the LORD is upon many waters.
The voice of the LORD is powerful; the voice of the LORD is full of majesty.
The voice of the LORD breaketh the cedars; yea, the LORD breaketh the cedars of
6 He maketh them also to skip like a calf;
Lebanon and Sirion like a young unicorn.
7 The voice of
the LORD divideth the flames of fire.
8 The voice of the
LORD shaketh the wilderness; the LORD shaketh the wilderness of Kadesh.
The voice of the LORD maketh the hinds to calve, and discovereth the forests:
and in his temple doth every one speak of his glory.
The LORD sitteth upon the flood; yea, the LORD sitteth King for ever.
The LORD will give strength unto his people; the LORD will bless his people with
I will extol thee, O LORD; for thou hast lifted me up, and hast not made my foes
to rejoice over me.
2 O LORD my God, I cried unto thee,
and thou hast healed me.
3 O LORD, thou hast brought up
my soul from the grave: thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to
4 Sing unto the LORD, O ye saints of his, and
give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.
5 For his
anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a
night, but joy cometh in the morning.
6 And in my
prosperity I said, I shall never be moved.
7 LORD, by thy
favour thou hast made my mountain to stand strong: thou didst hide thy face, and
I was troubled.
8 I cried to thee, O LORD; and unto the
LORD I made supplication.
9 What profit is there in my
blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare
10 Hear, O LORD, and have mercy upon me: LORD,
be thou my helper.
11 Thou hast turned for me my mourning
into dancing: thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness;
To the end that my glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O LORD my
God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever.
In thee, O LORD, do I put my trust; let me never be ashamed: deliver me in thy
2 Bow down thine ear to me; deliver me
speedily: be thou my strong rock, for an house of defence to save me.
For thou art my rock and my fortress; therefore for thy name's sake lead me, and
4 Pull me out of the net that they have laid
privily for me: for thou art my strength.
5 Into thine
hand I commit my spirit: thou hast redeemed me, O LORD God of truth.
I have hated them that regard lying vanities: but I trust in the LORD.
I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy: for thou hast considered my trouble;
thou hast known my soul in adversities;
8 And hast not
shut me up into the hand of the enemy: thou hast set my feet in a large room.
Have mercy upon me, O LORD, for I am in trouble: mine eye is consumed with
grief, yea, my soul and my belly.
10 For my life is spent
with grief, and my years with sighing: my strength faileth because of mine
iniquity, and my bones are consumed.
11 I was a reproach
among all mine enemies, but especially among my neighbours, and a fear to mine
acquaintance: they that did see me without fled from me.
I am forgotten as a dead man out of mind: I am like a broken vessel.
For I have heard the slander of many: fear was on every side: while they took
counsel together against me, they devised to take away my life.
But I trusted in thee, O LORD: I said, Thou art my God.
My times are in thy hand: deliver me from the hand of mine enemies, and from
them that persecute me.
16 Make thy face to shine upon
thy servant: save me for thy mercies' sake.
17 Let me not
be ashamed, O LORD; for I have called upon thee: let the wicked be ashamed, and
let them be silent in the grave.
18 Let the lying lips be
put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against
19 Oh how great is thy goodness, which
thou hast laid up for them that fear thee; which thou hast wrought for them that
trust in thee before the sons of men!
20 Thou shalt hide
them in the secret of thy presence from the pride of man: thou shalt keep them
secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues.
Blessed be the LORD: for he hath shewed me his marvellous kindness in a strong
22 For I said in my haste, I am cut off from before
thine eyes: nevertheless thou heardest the voice of my supplications when I
cried unto thee.
23 O love the LORD, all ye his saints:
for the LORD preserveth the faithful, and plentifully rewardeth the proud doer.
Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the
Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.
Blessed is the man unto whom the LORD imputeth not iniquity, and in whose spirit
there is no guile.
3 When I kept silence, my bones waxed
old through my roaring all the day long.
4 For day and
night thy hand was heavy upon me: my moisture is turned into the drought of
5 I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and
mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the
LORD; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah.
For this shall every one that is godly pray unto thee in a time when thou mayest
be found: surely in the floods of great waters they shall not come nigh unto
7 Thou art my hiding place; thou shalt preserve me
from trouble; thou shalt compass me about with songs of deliverance. Selah.
I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide
thee with mine eye.
9 Be ye not as the horse, or as the
mule, which have no understanding: whose mouth must be held in with bit and
bridle, lest they come near unto thee.
10 Many sorrows
shall be to the wicked: but he that trusteth in the LORD, mercy shall compass
11 Be glad in the LORD, and rejoice, ye
righteous: and shout for joy, all ye that are upright in heart.
Rejoice in the LORD, O ye righteous: for praise is comely for the upright.
Praise the LORD with harp: sing unto him with the psaltery and an instrument of
3 Sing unto him a new song; play skillfully
with a loud noise.
4 For the word of the LORD is right;
and all his works are done in truth.
5 He loveth
righteousness and judgment: the earth is full of the goodness of the LORD.
By the word of the LORD were the heavens made; and all the host of them by the
breath of his mouth.
7 He gathereth the waters of the sea
together as an heap: he layeth up the depth in storehouses.
Let all the earth fear the LORD: let all the inhabitants of the world stand in
awe of him.
9 For he spake, and it was done; he
commanded, and it stood fast.
10 The LORD bringeth the
counsel of the heathen to nought: he maketh the devices of the people of none
11 The counsel of the LORD standeth for ever, the
thoughts of his heart to all generations.
12 Blessed is
the nation whose God is the LORD: and the people whom he hath chosen for his own
13 The LORD looketh from heaven; he
beholdeth all the sons of men.
14 From the place of his
habitation he looketh upon all the inhabitants of the earth.
He fashioneth their hearts alike; he considereth all their works.
There is no king saved by the multitude of an host: a mighty man is not
delivered by much strength.
17 An horse is a vain thing
for safety: neither shall he deliver any by his great strength.
Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in
19 To deliver their soul from death, and to
keep them alive in famine.
20 Our soul waiteth for the
LORD: he is our help and our shield.
21 For our heart
shall rejoice in him, because we have trusted in his holy name.
Let thy mercy, O LORD, be upon us, according as we hope in thee.
I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth.
My soul shall make her boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear thereof, and be
3 O magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt his
4 I sought the LORD, and he heard me, and
delivered me from all my fears.
5 They looked unto him,
and were lightened: and their faces were not ashamed.
This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him, and saved him out of all his
7 The angel of the LORD encampeth round about
them that fear him, and delivereth them.
8 O taste and
see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.
O fear the LORD, ye his saints: for there is no want to them that fear him.
The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the LORD shall
not want any good thing.
11 Come, ye children, hearken
unto me: I will teach you the fear of the LORD.
man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good?
Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.
Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.
The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their
16 The face of the LORD is against them that do
evil, to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth.
The righteous cry, and the LORD heareth, and delivereth them out of all their
18 The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a
broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.
Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivereth him out of
20 He keepeth all his bones: not one of them is
21 Evil shall slay the wicked: and they that hate
the righteous shall be desolate.
22 The LORD redeemeth
the soul of his servants: and none of them that trust in him shall be desolate.
Plead my cause, O LORD, with them that strive with me: fight against them that
fight against me.
2 Take hold of shield and buckler, and
stand up for mine help.
3 Draw out also the spear, and
stop the way against them that persecute me: say unto my soul, I am thy
4 Let them be confounded and put to shame that
seek after my soul: let them be turned back and brought to confusion that devise
5 Let them be as chaff before the wind: and let
the angel of the LORD chase them.
6 Let their way be dark
and slippery: and let the angel of the LORD persecute them.
For without cause have they hid for me their net in a pit, which without cause
they have digged for my soul.
8 Let destruction come upon
him at unawares; and let his net that he hath hid catch himself: into that very
destruction let him fall.
9 And my soul shall be joyful
in the LORD: it shall rejoice in his salvation.
10 All my
bones shall say, LORD, who is like unto thee, which deliverest the poor from him
that is too strong for him, yea, the poor and the needy from him that spoileth
11 False witnesses did rise up; they laid to my
charge things that I knew not.
12 They rewarded me evil
for good to the spoiling of my soul.
13 But as for me,
when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth: I humbled my soul with fasting;
and my prayer returned into mine own bosom.
14 I behaved
myself as though he had been my friend or brother: I bowed down heavily, as one
that mourneth for his mother.
15 But in mine adversity
they rejoiced, and gathered themselves together: yea, the abjects gathered
themselves together against me, and I knew it not; they did tear me, and ceased
16 With hypocritical mockers in feasts, they gnashed
upon me with their teeth.
17 Lord, how long wilt thou
look on? rescue my soul from their destructions, my darling from the lions.
I will give thee thanks in the great congregation: I will praise thee among much
19 Let not them that are mine enemies wrongfully
rejoice over me: neither let them wink with the eye that hate me without a
20 For they speak not peace: but they devise
deceitful matters against them that are quiet in the land.
Yea, they opened their mouth wide against me, and said, Aha, aha, our eye hath
22 This thou hast seen, O LORD: keep not
silence: O Lord, be not far from me.
23 Stir up thyself,
and awake to my judgment, even unto my cause, my God and my Lord.
Judge me, O LORD my God, according to thy righteousness; and let them not
rejoice over me.
25 Let them not say in their hearts, Ah,
so would we have it: let them not say, We have swallowed him up.
Let them be ashamed and brought to confusion together that rejoice at mine hurt:
let them be clothed with shame and dishonour that magnify themselves against me.
Let them shout for joy, and be glad, that favour my righteous cause: yea, let
them say continually, Let the LORD be magnified, which hath pleasure in the
prosperity of his servant.
28 And my tongue shall speak
of thy righteousness and of thy praise all the day long.
The transgression of the wicked saith within my heart, that there is no fear of
God before his eyes.
2 For he flattereth himself in his
own eyes, until his iniquity be found to be hateful.
The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: he hath left off to be wise, and
to do good.
4 He deviseth mischief upon his bed; he
setteth himself in a way that is not good; he abhorreth not evil.
Thy mercy, O LORD, is in the heavens; and thy faithfulness reacheth unto the
6 Thy righteousness is like the great mountains;
thy judgments are a great deep: O LORD, thou preservest man and beast.
How excellent is thy lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children of men put
their trust under the shadow of thy wings.
8 They shall
be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of thy house; and thou shalt make them
drink of the river of thy pleasures.
9 For with thee is
the fountain of life: in thy light shall we see light.
O continue thy lovingkindness unto them that know thee; and thy righteousness to
the upright in heart.
11 Let not the foot of pride come
against me, and let not the hand of the wicked remove me.
There are the workers of iniquity fallen: they are cast down, and shall not be
able to rise.
Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the
workers of iniquity.
2 For they shall soon be cut down
like the grass, and wither as the green herb.
3 Trust in
the LORD, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be
4 Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall
give thee the desires of thine heart.
5 Commit thy way
unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.
And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the
7 Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him:
fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man
who bringeth wicked devices to pass.
8 Cease from anger,
and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil.
For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall
inherit the earth.
10 For yet a little while, and the
wicked shall not be: yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and it shall
11 But the meek shall inherit the earth; and
shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.
The wicked plotteth against the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth.
The Lord shall laugh at him: for he seeth that his day is coming.
The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the
poor and needy, and to slay such as be of upright conversation.
Their sword shall enter into their own heart, and their bows shall be broken.
A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked.
For the arms of the wicked shall be broken: but the LORD upholdeth the
18 The LORD knoweth the days of the upright:
and their inheritance shall be for ever.
19 They shall
not be ashamed in the evil time: and in the days of famine they shall be
20 But the wicked shall perish, and the
enemies of the LORD shall be as the fat of lambs: they shall consume; into smoke
shall they consume away.
21 The wicked borroweth, and
payeth not again: but the righteous sheweth mercy, and giveth.
For such as be blessed of him shall inherit the earth; and they that be cursed
of him shall be cut off.
23 The steps of a good man are
ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way.
Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth him
with his hand.
25 I have been young, and now am old; yet
have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.
He is ever merciful, and lendeth; and his seed is blessed.
Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore.
For the LORD loveth judgment, and forsaketh not his saints; they are preserved
for ever: but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.
The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever.
The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment.
The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide.
The wicked watcheth the righteous, and seeketh to slay him.
The LORD will not leave him in his hand, nor condemn him when he is judged.
Wait on the LORD, and keep his way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land:
when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it.
35 I have
seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree.
Yet he passed away, and, lo, he was not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be
37 Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright:
for the end of that man is peace.
38 But the
transgressors shall be destroyed together: the end of the wicked shall be cut
39 But the salvation of the righteous is of the
LORD: he is their strength in the time of trouble.
the LORD shall help them and deliver them: he shall deliver them from the
wicked, and save them, because they trust in him.
O LORD, rebuke me not in thy wrath: neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.
For thine arrows stick fast in me, and thy hand presseth me sore.
There is no soundness in my flesh because of thine anger; neither is there any
rest in my bones because of my sin.
4 For mine iniquities
are gone over mine head: as an heavy burden they are too heavy for me.
My wounds stink and are corrupt because of my foolishness.
I am troubled; I am bowed down greatly; I go mourning all the day long.
For my loins are filled with a loathsome disease: and there is no soundness in
8 I am feeble and sore broken: I have roared by
reason of the disquietness of my heart.
9 Lord, all my
desire is before thee; and my groaning is not hid from thee.
My heart panteth, my strength faileth me: as for the light of mine eyes, it also
is gone from me.
11 My lovers and my friends stand aloof
from my sore; and my kinsmen stand afar off.
12 They also
that seek after my life lay snares for me: and they that seek my hurt speak
mischievous things, and imagine deceits all the day long.
But I, as a deaf man, heard not; and I was as a dumb man that openeth not his
14 Thus I was as a man that heareth not, and in
whose mouth are no reproofs.
15 For in thee, O LORD, do I
hope: thou wilt hear, O Lord my God.
16 For I said, Hear
me, lest otherwise they should rejoice over me: when my foot slippeth, they
magnify themselves against me.
17 For I am ready to halt,
and my sorrow is continually before me.
18 For I will
declare mine iniquity; I will be sorry for my sin.
mine enemies are lively, and they are strong: and they that hate me wrongfully
20 They also that render evil for good
are mine adversaries; because I follow the thing that good is.
Forsake me not, O LORD: O my God, be not far from me.
Make haste to help me, O Lord my salvation.
I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep
my mouth with a bridle, while the wicked is before me.
I was dumb with silence, I held my peace, even from good; and my sorrow was
3 My heart was hot within me, while I was musing
the fire burned: then spake I with my tongue,
make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may
know how frail I am.
5 Behold, thou hast made my days as
an handbreadth; and mine age is as nothing before thee: verily every man at his
best state is altogether vanity. Selah.
6 Surely every
man walketh in a vain shew: surely they are disquieted in vain: he heapeth up
riches, and knoweth not who shall gather them.
7 And now,
Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee.
8 Deliver me
from all my transgressions: make me not the reproach of the foolish.
I was dumb, I opened not my mouth; because thou didst it.
Remove thy stroke away from me: I am consumed by the blow of thine hand.
When thou with rebukes dost correct man for iniquity, thou makest his beauty to
consume away like a moth: surely every man is vanity. Selah.
Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear unto my cry; hold not thy peace at my
tears: for I am a stranger with thee, and a sojourner, as all my fathers were.
O spare me, that I may recover strength, before I go hence, and be no more.
I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.
He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my
feet upon a rock, and established my goings.
3 And he
hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it,
and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.
4 Blessed is that
man that maketh the LORD his trust, and respecteth not the proud, nor such as
turn aside to lies.
5 Many, O LORD my God, are thy
wonderful works which thou hast done, and thy thoughts which are to us-ward:
they cannot be reckoned up in order unto thee: if I would declare and speak of
them, they are more than can be numbered.
6 Sacrifice and
offering thou didst not desire; mine ears hast thou opened: burnt offering and
sin offering hast thou not required.
7 Then said I, Lo, I
come: in the volume of the book it is written of me,
delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart.
I have preached righteousness in the great congregation: lo, I have not
refrained my lips, O LORD, thou knowest.
10 I have not
hid thy righteousness within my heart; I have declared thy faithfulness and thy
salvation: I have not concealed thy lovingkindness and thy truth from the great
11 Withhold not thou thy tender mercies
from me, O LORD: let thy lovingkindness and thy truth continually preserve me.
For innumerable evils have compassed me about: mine iniquities have taken hold
upon me, so that I am not able to look up; they are more than the hairs of mine
head: therefore my heart faileth me.
13 Be pleased, O
LORD, to deliver me: O LORD, make haste to help me.
Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy
it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me evil.
Let them be desolate for a reward of their shame that say unto me, Aha, aha.
Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee: let such as love thy
salvation say continually, The LORD be magnified.
I am poor and needy; yet the Lord thinketh upon me: thou art my help and my
deliverer; make no tarrying, O my God.