Psalm 26:11
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New International Version
I lead a blameless life; deliver me and be merciful to me.

King James Bible
But as for me, I will walk in mine integrity: redeem me, and be merciful unto me.

Darby Bible Translation
But as for me, I will walk in mine integrity. Redeem me, and be gracious unto me.

World English Bible
But as for me, I will walk in my integrity. Redeem me, and be merciful to me.

Young's Literal Translation
And I, in mine integrity I walk, Redeem me, and favour me.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

But as for me, I will walk in mine integrity - Whatever I may have to do with public affairs, shall be done with the strictest attention to truth, justice, and mercy.

Redeem me - From all snares and plots laid against my life and my soul.

And be merciful unto me - I deserve no good, but thou art merciful; deal with me ever in thy mercy.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I will

Psalm 26:1 Judge me, O LORD; for I have walked in my integrity: I have trusted also in the LORD; therefore I shall not slide.

1 Samuel 12:2-5 And now, behold, the king walks before you: and I am old and gray headed; and, behold, my sons are with you...

2 Chronicles 31:20,21 And thus did Hezekiah throughout all Judah, and worked that which was good and right and truth before the LORD his God...

Nehemiah 5:15 But the former governors that had been before me were chargeable to the people, and had taken of them bread and wine...

Job 1:1 There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God...

Isaiah 38:3 And said, Remember now, O LORD, I beseech you, how I have walked before you in truth and with a perfect heart...

Luke 1:6 And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.

1 Thessalonians 2:10 You are witnesses, and God also, how piously and justly and blamelessly we behaved ourselves among you that believe:

redeem

Psalm 49:7,15 None of them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him...

Psalm 69:18 Draw near to my soul, and redeem it: deliver me because of my enemies.

Titus 2:14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify to himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

1 Peter 1:18,19 For as much as you know that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold...

and

Psalm 103:3,4,7,8 Who forgives all your iniquities; who heals all your diseases...

Nehemiah 13:14,22,31 Remember me, O my God, concerning this, and wipe not out my good deeds that I have done for the house of my God...

Library
Question of the Comparison Between the Active and the Contemplative Life
I. Is the Active Life preferable to the Contemplative? Cardinal Cajetan, On Preparation for the Contemplative Life S. Augustine, Confessions, X., xliii. 70 " On Psalm xxvi. II. Is the Active Life more Meritorious than the Contemplative? III. Is the Active Life a Hindrance to the Contemplative Life? Cardinal Cajetan, On the True Interior Life S. Augustine, Sermon, CCLVI., v. 6 IV. Does the Active Life precede the Contemplative? I Is the Active Life preferable to the Contemplative? The Lord
St. Thomas Aquinas—On Prayer and The Contemplative Life

Epistle v. To Theoctista, Sister of the Emperor.
To Theoctista, Sister of the Emperor. Gregory to Theoctista, &c. With how great devotion my mind prostrates itself before your Venerableness I cannot fully express in words; nor yet do I labour to give utterance to it, since, even though I were silent, you read in your heart your own sense of my devotion. I wonder, however, that you withdrew your countenance, till of late bestowed on me, from this my recent engagement in the pastoral office; wherein, under colour of episcopacy, I have been brought
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

The Greatness of the Soul,
AND UNSPEAKABLENESS 0F THE LOSS THEREOF; WITH THE CAUSES OF THE LOSING IT. FIRST PREACHED AT PINNER'S HALL and now ENLARGED AND PUBLISHED FOR GOOD. By JOHN BUNYAN, London: Printed for Benjamin Alsop, at the Angel and Bible in the Poultry, 1682 Faithfully reprinted from the Author's First Edition. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. Our curiosity is naturally excited to discover what a poor, unlettered mechanic, whose book-learning had been limited to the contents of one volume, could by possibility know
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Question of the Contemplative Life
I. Is the Contemplative Life wholly confined to the Intellect, or does the Will enter into it? S. Thomas, On the Beatific Vision, I., xii. 7 ad 3m II. Do the Moral Virtues pertain to the Contemplative Life? S. Augustine, Of the City of God, xix. 19 III. Does the Contemplative Life comprise many Acts? S. Augustine, Of the Perfection of Human Righteousness, viii. 18 " Ep., cxxx. ad probam IV. Does the Contemplative Life consist solely in the Contemplation of God, or in the Consideration
St. Thomas Aquinas—On Prayer and The Contemplative Life

Cross References
Psalm 26:1
Of David. Vindicate me, LORD, for I have led a blameless life; I have trusted in the LORD and have not faltered.

Psalm 44:26
Rise up and help us; rescue us because of your unfailing love.

Psalm 69:18
Come near and rescue me; deliver me because of my foes.

Proverbs 19:1
Better the poor whose walk is blameless than a fool whose lips are perverse.

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