Psalm 17
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1A PRAYER OF DAVID. Hear, O YHWH, righteousness, attend my cry, || Give ear [to] my prayer, without lips of deceit.

2My judgment goes out from before You; Your eyes see uprightly.

3You have proved my heart, || You have inspected by night, || You have tried me, You find nothing; My thoughts do not pass over my mouth.

4As for doings of man, || Through a word of Your lips I have observed || The paths of a destroyer;

5To uphold my goings in Your paths, || My steps have not slipped.

6I called You, for You answer me, || O God, incline Your ear to me, hear my speech.

7Separate Your kindness wonderfully, O Savior of the confiding, || By Your right hand, from withstanders.

8Keep me as the apple, the daughter of the eye; Hide me in the shadow of Your wings,

9From the face of the wicked who spoiled me, || [From] my enemies in soul who go around against me.

10They have closed up their fat, || Their mouths have spoken with pride:

11“Our steps have now surrounded [him]”; They set their eyes to turn aside in the land.

12His likeness as a lion desirous to tear, || As a young lion dwelling in secret places.

13Arise, O YHWH, go before his face, || Cause him to bend. Deliver my soul from the wicked, Your sword,

14From men, Your hand, O YHWH, || From men of the world, their portion [is] in life, || And [with] Your hidden things You fill their belly, || They are satisfied [with] sons, || And have left their abundance to their sucklings.

15I—in righteousness, || I see Your face; I am satisfied, in awaking, [with] Your form!


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