Most Popular Bible Verses in Psalm
Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path.
The heavens are telling of the glory of God; And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands.
How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, Nor stand in the path of sinners, Nor sit in the seat of scoffers!
For You formed my inward parts; You wove me in my mother's womb.
Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart.
Bless the LORD, O my soul, And all that is within me, bless His holy name.
"Cease striving and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth."
God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble.
Behold, children are a gift of the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward.
O LORD, You have searched me and known me.
The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want.
The law of the LORD is perfect, restoring the soul; The testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.
The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God " They are corrupt, they have committed abominable deeds; There is no one who does good.
The LORD is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? The LORD is the defense of my life; Whom shall I dread?
The earth is the LORD'S, and all it contains, The world, and those who dwell in it.
Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, And in sin my mother conceived me.
The LORD says to my Lord: "Sit at My right hand Until I make Your enemies a footstool for Your feet."
He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High Will abide in the shadow of the Almighty.
Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a steadfast spirit within me.
Your word I have treasured in my heart, That I may not sin against You.
Before the mountains were born Or You gave birth to the earth and the world, Even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God.
"I will surely tell of the decree of the LORD: He said to Me, 'You are My Son, Today I have begotten You.
Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart Be acceptable in Your sight, O LORD, my rock and my Redeemer.
I will give thanks to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Wonderful are Your works, And my soul knows it very well.
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.
You will make known to me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; In Your right hand there are pleasures forever.
Unless the LORD builds the house, They labor in vain who build it; Unless the LORD guards the city, The watchman keeps awake in vain.
Where can I go from Your Spirit? Or where can I flee from Your presence?
How can a young man keep his way pure? By keeping it according to Your word.
Be gracious to me, O God, according to Your lovingkindness; According to the greatness of Your compassion blot out my transgressions.
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; A good understanding have all those who do His commandments; His praise endures forever.
When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The moon and the stars, which You have ordained;
Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me and know my anxious thoughts;
My God, my God, why have You forsaken me? Far from my deliverance are the words of my groaning.
The words of the LORD are pure words; As silver tried in a furnace on the earth, refined seven times.
As the deer pants for the water brooks, So my soul pants for You, O God.
This is the day which the LORD has made; Let us rejoice and be glad in it.
O taste and see that the LORD is good; How blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him!
I will bow down toward Your holy temple And give thanks to Your name for Your lovingkindness and Your truth; For You have magnified Your word according to all Your name.
I will bless the LORD at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth.
How blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, Whose sin is covered!
I will instruct you and teach you in the way which you should go; I will counsel you with My eye upon you.
Shout joyfully to the LORD, all the earth.
Forever, O LORD, Your word is settled in heaven.
But his delight is in the law of the LORD, And in His law he meditates day and night.
"Let us tear their fetters apart And cast away their cords from us!"
Behold, how good and how pleasant it is For brothers to dwell together in unity!
For You will not abandon my soul to Sheol; Nor will You allow Your Holy One to undergo decay.
I will lift up my eyes to the mountains; From where shall my help come?
Wait for the LORD; Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the LORD.
One thing I have asked from the LORD, that I shall seek: 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 meditate in His temple.
For He will give His angels charge concerning you, To guard you in all your ways.
The wicked are not so, But they are like chaff which the wind drives away.
Cast your burden upon the LORD and He will sustain you; He will never allow the righteous to be shaken.
In You, O LORD, I have taken refuge; Let me never be ashamed.
O how I love Your law! It is my meditation all the day.
O God, You are my God; I shall seek You earnestly; My soul thirsts for You, my flesh yearns for You, In a dry and weary land where there is no water.
So teach us to number our days, That we may present to You a heart of wisdom.
The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief corner stone.
How blessed are those whose way is blameless, Who walk in the law of the LORD.
The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge; My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.
What is man that You take thought of him, And the son of man that You care for him?
For the LORD knows the way of the righteous, But the way of the wicked will perish.
I waited patiently for the LORD; And He inclined to me and heard my cry.
The LORD is near to the brokenhearted And saves those who are crushed in spirit.
Come, let us worship and bow down, Let us kneel before the LORD our Maker.
Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, The people whom He has chosen for His own inheritance.
O LORD, our Lord, How majestic is Your name in all the earth!
For the LORD God is a sun and shield; The LORD gives grace and glory; No good thing does He withhold from those who walk uprightly.
Sing for joy to God our strength; Shout joyfully to the God of Jacob.
Oh give thanks to the LORD, for He is good, For His lovingkindness is everlasting.
O come, let us sing for joy to the LORD, Let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation.
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: "May they prosper who love you.
I said, "You are gods, And all of you are sons of the Most High.
Let everything that has breath praise the LORD. Praise the LORD!
Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment, Nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous.
Why are the nations in an uproar And the peoples devising a vain thing?
Bless the LORD, O my soul, And forget none of His benefits;
I sought the LORD, and He answered me, And delivered me from all my fears.
By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, And by the breath of His mouth all their host.
If I regard wickedness in my heart, The Lord will not hear;
I have set the LORD continually before me; Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.
He will be like a tree firmly planted by streams of water, Which yields its fruit in its season And its leaf does not wither; And in whatever he does, he prospers.
You who fear the LORD, praise Him; All you descendants of Jacob, glorify Him, And stand in awe of Him, all you descendants of Israel.
You destroy those who speak falsehood; The LORD abhors the man of bloodshed and deceit.
I was crying to the LORD with my voice, And He answered me from His holy mountain. Selah.
Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, And trust in the LORD.
Sing praises to the LORD, who dwells in Zion; Declare among the peoples His deeds.
He brought me forth also into a broad place; He rescued me, because He delighted in me.
My eye has wasted away with grief; It has become old because of all my adversaries.
The LORD judges the peoples; Vindicate me, O LORD, according to my righteousness and my integrity that is in me.
He says to himself, "God has forgotten; He has hidden His face; He will never see it."
For He has not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; Nor has He hidden His face from him; But when he cried to Him for help, He heard.
But as for me, by Your abundant lovingkindness I will enter Your house, At Your holy temple I will bow in reverence for You.
Arise, O LORD; O God, lift up Your hand Do not forget the afflicted.
I lay down and slept; I awoke, for the LORD sustains me.
Depart from me, all you who do iniquity, For the LORD has heard the voice of my weeping.
Many are saying, "Who will show us any good?" Lift up the light of Your countenance upon us, O LORD!
Then He will speak to them in His anger And terrify them in His fury, saying,
O LORD, lead me in Your righteousness because of my foes; Make Your way straight before me.
The LORD has rewarded me according to my righteousness; According to the cleanness of my hands He has recompensed me.
O let the evil of the wicked come to an end, but establish the righteous; For the righteous God tries the hearts and minds.
For He who requires blood remembers them; He does not forget the cry of the afflicted.
Put them in fear, O LORD; Let the nations know that they are but men. Selah.
You have seen it, for You have beheld mischief and vexation to take it into Your hand The unfortunate commits himself to You; You have been the helper of the orphan.
O LORD, You have heard the desire of the humble; You will strengthen their heart, You will incline Your ear
But the salvation of the righteous is from the LORD; He is their strength in time of trouble.
The LORD has made Himself known; He has executed judgment. In the work of his own hands the wicked is snared. Higgaion Selah.
The LORD is King forever and ever; Nations have perished from His land.
The LORD has heard my supplication, The LORD receives my prayer.
The nations have sunk down in the pit which they have made; In the net which they hid, their own foot has been caught.
If a man does not repent, He will sharpen His sword; He has bent His bow and made it ready.
Hold them guilty, O God; By their own devices let them fall! In the multitude of their transgressions thrust them out, For they are rebellious against You.
Arise, O LORD, do not let man prevail; Let the nations be judged before You.
To vindicate the orphan and the oppressed, So that man who is of the earth will no longer cause terror.
'You shall break them with a rod of iron, You shall shatter them like earthenware.'"
You have put gladness in my heart, More than when their grain and new wine abound.
My eye has wasted away because of affliction; I have called upon You every day, O LORD; I have spread out my hands to You.
For I have kept the ways of the LORD, And have not wickedly departed from my God.
They will come and will declare His righteousness To a people who will be born, that He has performed it.
The afflicted will eat and be satisfied; Those who seek Him will praise the LORD Let your heart live forever!
He has also prepared for Himself deadly weapons; He makes His arrows fiery shafts.
Posterity will serve Him; It will be told of the Lord to the coming generation.
Be gracious to me, O LORD; See my affliction from those who hate me, You who lift me up from the gates of death,
Do not cast me off in the time of old age; Do not forsake me when my strength fails.
He has remembered His covenant forever, The word which He commanded to a thousand generations,
Now therefore, O kings, show discernment; Take warning, O judges of the earth.
But let all who take refuge in You be glad, Let them ever sing for joy; And may You shelter them, That those who love Your name may exult in You.
Day to day pours forth speech, And night to night reveals knowledge.
There is nothing reliable in what they say; Their inward part is destruction itself Their throat is an open grave; They flatter with their tongue.
That I may tell of all Your praises, That in the gates of the daughter of Zion I may rejoice in Your salvation.
I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people Who have set themselves against me round about.
Bless the LORD, all you works of His, In all places of His dominion; Bless the LORD, O my soul!
With the kind You show Yourself kind; With the blameless You show Yourself blameless;
My lips will shout for joy when I sing praises to You; And my soul, which You have redeemed.
Why has the wicked spurned God? He has said to himself, "You will not require it."
Lift up your heads, O gates, And be lifted up, O ancient doors, That the King of glory may come in!
My shield is with God, Who saves the upright in heart.
I was also blameless with Him, And I kept myself from my iniquity.
God is a righteous judge, And a God who has indignation every day.
Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have relieved me in my distress; Be gracious to me and hear my prayer.
Turn to me and be gracious to me, For I am lonely and afflicted.
Why do You stand afar off, O LORD? Why do You hide Yourself in times of trouble?
The God who girds me with strength And makes my way blameless?
Salvation belongs to the LORD; Your blessing be upon Your people! Selah.
The boastful shall not stand before Your eyes; You hate all who do iniquity.
For the needy will not always be forgotten, Nor the hope of the afflicted perish forever.
Arise, O LORD; save me, O my God! For You have smitten all my enemies on the cheek; You have shattered the teeth of the wicked.
O LORD, how my adversaries have increased! Many are rising up against me.
Help, LORD, for the godly man ceases to be, For the faithful disappear from among the sons of men.
From You comes my praise in the great assembly; I shall pay my vows before those who fear Him.
The LORD also will be a stronghold for the oppressed, A stronghold in times of trouble;
The LORD tests the righteous and the wicked, And the one who loves violence His soul hates.
In the LORD I take refuge; How can you say to my soul, "Flee as a bird to your mountain;
All my enemies will be ashamed and greatly dismayed; They shall turn back, they will suddenly be ashamed.
Tremble, and do not sin; Meditate in your heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.
The wicked, in the haughtiness of his countenance, does not seek Him All his thoughts are, "There is no God."
Break the arm of the wicked and the evildoer, Seek out his wickedness until You find none.
For You light my lamp; The LORD my God illumines my darkness.
The LORD is in His holy temple; the LORD'S throne is in heaven; His eyes behold, His eyelids test the sons of men.
For by You I can run upon a troop; And by my God I can leap over a wall.
I will be glad and exult in You; I will sing praise to Your name, O Most High.
For it is You who blesses the righteous man, O LORD, You surround him with favor as with a shield.
But the LORD abides forever; He has established His throne for judgment,
For who is God, but the LORD? And who is a rock, except our God,
For You save an afflicted people, But haughty eyes You abase.
For the LORD is righteous, He loves righteousness; The upright will behold His face.
The birds of the heavens and the fish of the sea, Whatever passes through the paths of the seas.
"Because of the devastation of the afflicted, because of the groaning of the needy, Now I will arise," says the LORD; "I will set him in the safety for which he longs."
Upon the wicked He will rain snares; Fire and brimstone and burning wind will be the portion of their cup.
O LORD my God, in You I have taken refuge; Save me from all those who pursue me, and deliver me,
For the wicked boasts of his heart's desire, And the greedy man curses and spurns the LORD.
But You, O God, will bring them down to the pit of destruction; Men of bloodshed and deceit will not live out half their days But I will trust in You.
For You are not a God who takes pleasure in wickedness; No evil dwells with You.
Many are saying of my soul, "There is no deliverance for him in God." Selah.
They speak falsehood to one another; With flattering lips and with a double heart they speak.
You, O LORD, will keep them; You will preserve him from this generation forever.
You have rebuked the nations, You have destroyed the wicked; You have blotted out their name forever and ever.
The enemy has come to an end in perpetual ruins, And You have uprooted the cities; The very memory of them has perished.
O LORD, do not rebuke me in Your anger, Nor chasten me in Your wrath.
For there is no mention of You in death; In Sheol who will give You thanks?
In pride the wicked hotly pursue the afflicted; Let them be caught in the plots which they have devised.
You have also given me the shield of Your salvation, And Your right hand upholds me; And Your gentleness makes me great.
When my enemies turn back, They stumble and perish before You.
He has dug a pit and hollowed it out, And has fallen into the hole which he made.
He makes my feet like hinds' feet, And sets me upon my high places.
All sheep and oxen, And also the beasts of the field,
His mouth is full of curses and deceit and oppression; Under his tongue is mischief and wickedness.
May the LORD cut off all flattering lips, The tongue that speaks great things;
Behold, he travails with wickedness, And he conceives mischief and brings forth falsehood.
And He will judge the world in righteousness; He will execute judgment for the peoples with equity.
For You have maintained my just cause; You have sat on the throne judging righteously.
For, behold, the wicked bend the bow, They make ready their arrow upon the string To shoot in darkness at the upright in heart.
O sons of men, how long will my honor become a reproach? How long will you love what is worthless and aim at deception? Selah.
But know that the LORD has set apart the godly man for Himself; The LORD hears when I call to Him.
Who have said, "With our tongue we will prevail; Our lips are our own; who is lord over us?"
The wicked strut about on every side When vileness is exalted among the sons of men.
He who planted the ear, does He not hear? He who formed the eye, does He not see?
For You have girded me with strength for battle; You have subdued under me those who rose up against me.
Heed the sound of my cry for help, my King and my God, For to You I pray.
He lurks in a hiding place as a lion in his lair; He lurks to catch the afflicted; He catches the afflicted when he draws him into his net.
He says to himself, "I will not be moved; Throughout all generations I will not be in adversity."
His ways prosper at all times; Your judgments are on high, out of his sight; As for all his adversaries, he snorts at them.
And my soul is greatly dismayed; But You, O LORD--how long?
All the ends of the earth will remember and turn to the LORD, And all the families of the nations will worship before You.
I will give thanks to the LORD according to His righteousness And will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High.
He sits in the lurking places of the villages; In the hiding places he kills the innocent; His eyes stealthily watch for the unfortunate.
For all His ordinances were before me, And I did not put away His statutes from me.
I am weary with my sighing; Every night I make my bed swim, I dissolve my couch with my tears.
He crouches, he bows down, And the unfortunate fall by his mighty ones.
Be gracious to me, O LORD, for I am pining away; Heal me, O LORD, for my bones are dismayed.
I was glad when they said to me, "Let us go to the house of the LORD."
His mischief will return upon his own head, And his violence will descend upon his own pate.
Enter His gates with thanksgiving And His courts with praise Give thanks to Him, bless His name.
Return, O LORD, rescue my soul; Save me because of Your lovingkindness.
If I have rewarded evil to my friend, Or have plundered him who without cause was my adversary,
For dogs have surrounded me; A band of evildoers has encompassed me; They pierced my hands and my feet.
Your eyes have seen my unformed substance; And in Your book were all written The days that were ordained for me, When as yet there was not one of them.
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; A broken and a contrite heart, O God, You will not despise.
"I love You, O LORD, my strength."
As far as the east is from the west, So far has He removed our transgressions from us.
The LORD has sworn and will not change His mind, "You are a priest forever According to the order of Melchizedek."
The unfolding of Your words gives light; It gives understanding to the simple.
For the kingdom is the LORD'S And He rules over the nations.
Sing to the LORD a new song; Sing to the LORD, all the earth.
Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; For His lovingkindness is everlasting.
Do not fret because of evildoers, Be not envious toward wrongdoers.
I love the LORD, because He hears My voice and my supplications.
Even my close friend in whom I trusted, Who ate my bread, Has lifted up his heel against me.
O LORD, our Lord, How majestic is Your name in all the earth, Who have displayed Your splendor above the heavens!
For His anger is but for a moment, His favor is for a lifetime; Weeping may last for the night, But a shout of joy comes in the morning.
It is better to take refuge in the LORD Than to trust in man.
Let the assembly of the peoples encompass You, And over them return on high.
Or he will tear my soul like a lion, Dragging me away, while there is none to deliver.
The LORD helps them and delivers them; He delivers them from the wicked and saves them, Because they take refuge in Him.
Open my eyes, that I may behold Wonderful things from Your law.
Oh, give ear, Shepherd of Israel, You who lead Joseph like a flock; You who are enthroned above the cherubim, shine forth!
Trust in the LORD and do good; Dwell in the land and cultivate faithfulness.
Let the enemy pursue my soul and overtake it; And let him trample my life down to the ground And lay my glory in the dust. Selah.
The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear Him, And rescues them.
He heals the brokenhearted And binds up their wounds.
Surely goodness and lovingkindness will follow me all the days of my life, And I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.
The steps of a man are established by the LORD, And He delights in his way.
O LORD, how many are Your works! In wisdom You have made them all; The earth is full of Your possessions.
Listen, O my people, to my instruction; Incline your ears to the words of my mouth.
Arise, O LORD, in Your anger; Lift up Yourself against the rage of my adversaries, And arouse Yourself for me; You have appointed judgment.
O LORD my God, if I have done this, If there is injustice in my hands,
"He will call upon Me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him and honor him.
The sum of Your word is truth, And every one of Your righteous ordinances is everlasting.
Yet You have made him a little lower than God, And You crown him with glory and majesty!
The LORD is compassionate and gracious, Slow to anger and abounding in lovingkindness.
For a thousand years in Your sight Are like yesterday when it passes by, Or as a watch in the night.
Make me know Your ways, O LORD; Teach me Your paths.
The LORD is near to all who call upon Him, To all who call upon Him in truth.
Commit your way to the LORD, Trust also in Him, and He will do it.
That they may know that You alone, whose name is the LORD, Are the Most High over all the earth.
He keeps all his bones, Not one of them is broken.
A father of the fatherless and a judge for the widows, Is God in His holy habitation.
Precious in the sight of the LORD Is the death of His godly ones.
To You, O LORD, I lift up my soul.
The wicked will return to Sheol, Even all the nations who forget God.
They divide my garments among them, And for my clothing they cast lots.
Oh give thanks to the LORD, call upon His name; Make known His deeds among the peoples.
Those who love Your law have great peace, And nothing causes them to stumble.
For He is our God, And we are the people of His pasture and the sheep of His hand Today, if you would hear His voice,
Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good, For His lovingkindness is everlasting.
Shout joyfully to God, all the earth;
Sing for joy in the LORD, O you righteous ones; Praise is becoming to the upright.
You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You have anointed my head with oil; My cup overflows.
Who pardons all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases;
Your throne, O God, is forever and ever; A scepter of uprightness is the scepter of Your kingdom.
The earth is full of Your lovingkindness, O LORD; Teach me Your statutes.
Who may ascend into the hill of the LORD? And who may stand in His holy place?
It is good to give thanks to the LORD And to sing praises to Your name, O Most High;
"Of old You founded the earth, And the heavens are the work of Your hands.
But our God is in the heavens; He does whatever He pleases.
Not to us, O LORD, not to us, But to Your name give glory Because of Your lovingkindness, because of Your truth.
Know that the LORD Himself is God; It is He who has made us, and not we ourselves; We are His people and the sheep of His pasture.
Call upon Me in the day of trouble; I shall rescue you, and you will honor Me."
Praise the LORD! Praise God in His sanctuary; Praise Him in His mighty expanse.
Ascribe to the LORD, O sons of the mighty, Ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.
Whom have I in heaven but You? And besides You, I desire nothing on earth.
From the mouth of infants and nursing babes You have established strength Because of Your adversaries, To make the enemy and the revengeful cease.
Lord, You have been our dwelling place in all generations.
God be gracious to us and bless us, And cause His face to shine upon us-- Selah.
I would have despaired unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the LORD In the land of the living.
If the foundations are destroyed, What can the righteous do?"
Just as a father has compassion on his children, So the LORD has compassion on those who fear Him.
The LORD reigns, He is clothed with majesty; The LORD has clothed and girded Himself with strength; Indeed, the world is firmly established, it will not be moved.
He established the earth upon its foundations, So that it will not totter forever and ever.
Serve the LORD with gladness; Come before Him with joyful singing.
I will sing of the lovingkindness of the LORD forever; To all generations I will make known Your faithfulness with my mouth.
'Ask of Me, and I will surely give the nations as Your inheritance, And the very ends of the earth as Your possession.
O clap your hands, all peoples; Shout to God with the voice of joy.
The LORD is the portion of my inheritance and my cup; You support my lot.
Rest in the LORD and wait patiently for Him; Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way, Because of the man who carries out wicked schemes.
My soul waits in silence for God only; From Him is my salvation.
Your lovingkindness, O LORD, extends to the heavens, Your faithfulness reaches to the skies.
The Mighty One, God, the LORD, has spoken, And summoned the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting.
Many are the afflictions of the righteous, But the LORD delivers him out of them all.
Give the king Your judgments, O God, And Your righteousness to the king's son.
Sacrifice and meal offering You have not desired; My ears You have opened; Burnt offering and sin offering You have not required.
Teach me Your way, O LORD; I will walk in Your truth; Unite my heart to fear Your name.
But the humble will inherit the land And will delight themselves in abundant prosperity.
He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness For His name's sake.
Against You, You only, I have sinned And done what is evil in Your sight, So that You are justified when You speak And blameless when You judge.
The LORD has established His throne in the heavens, And His sovereignty rules over all.
Do homage to the Son, that He not become angry, and you perish in the way, For His wrath may soon be kindled How blessed are all who take refuge in Him!
Praise the LORD! Oh give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; For His lovingkindness is everlasting.
My heart is steadfast, O God; I will sing, I will sing praises, even with my soul.
"But as for Me, I have installed My King Upon Zion, My holy mountain."
As for the days of our life, they contain seventy years, Or if due to strength, eighty years, Yet their pride is but labor and sorrow; For soon it is gone and we fly away.
The LORD is gracious and merciful; Slow to anger and great in lovingkindness.
My soul, wait in silence for God only, For my hope is from Him.
Give ear to my words, O LORD, Consider my groaning.
How blessed is everyone who fears the LORD, Who walks in His ways.
Purify me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; Wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.
Ascribe to the LORD the glory due to His name; Worship the LORD in holy array.
He sent His word and healed them, And delivered them from their destructions.
He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters.
O magnify the LORD with me, And let us exalt His name together.
In peace I will both lie down and sleep, For You alone, O LORD, make me to dwell in safety.
I will tell of Your name to my brethren; In the midst of the assembly I will praise You.
Surely God is good to Israel, To those who are pure in heart!
On God my salvation and my glory rest; The rock of my strength, my refuge is in God.
Behold, You desire truth in the innermost being, And in the hidden part You will make me know wisdom.
I am exceedingly afflicted; Revive me, O LORD, according to Your word.
You have ascended on high, You have led captive Your captives; You have received gifts among men, Even among the rebellious also, that the LORD God may dwell there.
For the word of the LORD is upright, And all His work is done in faithfulness.
But I am a worm and not a man, A reproach of men and despised by the people.
But You, O LORD, are a shield about me, My glory, and the One who lifts my head.
By the rivers of Babylon, There we sat down and wept, When we remembered Zion.
Be gracious to me, O God, be gracious to me, For my soul takes refuge in You; And in the shadow of Your wings I will take refuge Until destruction passes by.
The precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; The commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.
How blessed is he who considers the helpless; The LORD will deliver him in a day of trouble.
Bless the LORD, O my soul! O LORD my God, You are very great; You are clothed with splendor and majesty,
Blessed be the LORD, my rock, Who trains my hands for war, And my fingers for battle;
As for God, His way is blameless; The word of the LORD is tried; He is a shield to all who take refuge in Him.
You make him to rule over the works of Your hands; You have put all things under his feet,
The LORD has looked down from heaven upon the sons of men To see if there are any who understand, Who seek after God.
For You, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive, And abundant in lovingkindness to all who call upon You.
I will give You thanks with all my heart; I will sing praises to You before the gods.
I acknowledged my sin to You, And my iniquity I did not hide; I said, "I will confess my transgressions to the LORD"; And You forgave the guilt of my sin. Selah.
The LORD is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation.
All who see me sneer at me; They separate with the lip, they wag the head, saying,
Their line has gone out through all the earth, And their utterances to the end of the world In them He has placed a tent for the sun,
Those who sow in tears shall reap with joyful shouting.
The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God," They are corrupt, and have committed abominable injustice; There is no one who does good.
He who sits in the heavens laughs, The Lord scoffs at them.
You know when I sit down and when I rise up; You understand my thought from afar.
He counts the number of the stars; He gives names to all of them.
And those who know Your name will put their trust in You, For You, O LORD, have not forsaken those who seek You.
God makes a home for the lonely; He leads out the prisoners into prosperity, Only the rebellious dwell in a parched land.
I will give thanks to the LORD with all my heart; I will tell of all Your wonders.
I will praise the name of God with song And magnify Him with thanksgiving.
They also gave me gall for my food And for my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.
The LORD will accomplish what concerns me; Your lovingkindness, O LORD, is everlasting; Do not forsake the works of Your hands.
How long, O LORD? Will You forget me forever? How long will You hide Your face from me?
When I am afraid, I will put my trust in You.
Be strong and let your heart take courage, All you who hope in the LORD.
How precious also are Your thoughts to me, O God! How vast is the sum of them!
Be gracious to me, O LORD, for I am in distress; My eye is wasted away from grief, my soul and my body also.
I delight to do Your will, O my God; Your Law is within my heart."
Worship the LORD with reverence And rejoice with trembling.
Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears our burden, The God who is our salvation. Selah.
Why are you in despair, O my soul? And why have you become disturbed within me? Hope in God, for I shall again praise Him For the help of His presence.
The LORD is my strength and my shield; My heart trusts in Him, and I am helped; Therefore my heart exults, And with my song I shall thank Him.
Let them praise His name with dancing; Let them sing praises to Him with timbrel and lyre.
O sing to the LORD a new song, For He has done wonderful things, His right hand and His holy arm have gained the victory for Him.
The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever; The judgments of the LORD are true; they are righteous altogether.
I will extol You, my God, O King, And I will bless Your name forever and ever.
Some boast in chariots and some in horses, But we will boast in the name of the LORD, our God.
For zeal for Your house has consumed me, And the reproaches of those who reproach You have fallen on me.
Transgression speaks to the ungodly within his heart; There is no fear of God before his eyes.
For a day in Your courts is better than a thousand outside. I would rather stand at the threshold of the house of my God Than dwell in the tents of wickedness.
For the LORD is good; His lovingkindness is everlasting And His faithfulness to all generations.
How blessed will be the one who seizes and dashes your little ones Against the rock.
The secret of the LORD is for those who fear Him, And He will make them know His covenant.
You send forth Your Spirit, they are created; And You renew the face of the ground.
"Because he has loved Me, therefore I will deliver him; I will set him securely on high, because he has known My name.
He has not dealt with us according to our sins, Nor rewarded us according to our iniquities.
Teach me, O LORD, the way of Your statutes, And I shall observe it to the end.
My frame was not hidden from You, When I was made in secret, And skillfully wrought in the depths of the earth;
The LORD is good to all, And His mercies are over all His works.
Praise the LORD! Praise the LORD from the heavens; Praise Him in the heights!
Sing to God, sing praises to His name; Lift up a song for Him who rides through the deserts, Whose name is the LORD, and exult before Him.
How lovely are Your dwelling places, O LORD of hosts!
Trust in Him at all times, O people; Pour out your heart before Him; God is a refuge for us. Selah.
The kings of the earth take their stand And the rulers take counsel together Against the LORD and against His Anointed, saying,
O LORD, who may abide in Your tent? Who may dwell on Your holy hill?
Hate evil, you who love the LORD, Who preserves the souls of His godly ones; He delivers them from the hand of the wicked.
Restore to me the joy of Your salvation And sustain me with a willing spirit.
Evening and morning and at noon, I will complain and murmur, And He will hear my voice.
Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised, In the city of our God, His holy mountain.
Shout joyfully to the LORD, all the earth; Break forth and sing for joy and sing praises.
In the morning, O LORD, You will hear my voice; In the morning I will order my prayer to You and eagerly watch.
O fear the LORD, you His saints; For to those who fear Him there is no want.
Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, him I will destroy; No one who has a haughty look and an arrogant heart will I endure.
For as high as the heavens are above the earth, So great is His lovingkindness toward those who fear Him.
Teach me to do Your will, For You are my God; Let Your good Spirit lead me on level ground.
Hear my prayer, O LORD, Give ear to my supplications! Answer me in Your faithfulness, in Your righteousness!
For such is God, Our God forever and ever; He will guide us until death.
For with You is the fountain of life; In Your light we see light.
The eyes of the LORD are toward the righteous And His ears are open to their cry.
As for me, I shall behold Your face in righteousness; I will be satisfied with Your likeness when I awake.
Out of the depths I have cried to You, O LORD.
Into Your hand I commit my spirit; You have ransomed me, O LORD, God of truth.
I will praise the LORD while I live; I will sing praises to my God while I have my being.
God takes His stand in His own congregation; He judges in the midst of the rulers.
Who is the man who fears the LORD? He will instruct him in the way he should choose.
His spirit departs, he returns to the earth; In that very day his thoughts perish.
He will cover you with His pinions, And under His wings you may seek refuge; His faithfulness is a shield and bulwark.
You have taken account of my wanderings; Put my tears in Your bottle Are they not in Your book?
My voice rises to God, and I will cry aloud; My voice rises to God, and He will hear me.
Yet You are holy, O You who are enthroned upon the praises of Israel.
My heart overflows with a good theme; I address my verses to the King; My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.
When the LORD brought back the captive ones of Zion, We were like those who dream.
For my father and my mother have forsaken me, But the LORD will take me up.
O love the LORD, all you His godly ones! The LORD preserves the faithful And fully recompenses the proud doer.
Praise the LORD! For it is good to sing praises to our God; For it is pleasant and praise is becoming.
He will not allow your foot to slip; He who keeps you will not slumber.
Bless the LORD, you His angels, Mighty in strength, who perform His word, Obeying the voice of His word!
Why are you in despair, O my soul? And why have you become disturbed within me? Hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him, The help of my countenance and my God.
I have been young and now I am old, Yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken Or his descendants begging bread.
Save me, O God, For the waters have threatened my life.
Praise the LORD, all nations; Laud Him, all peoples!
Praise the LORD! How blessed is the man who fears the LORD, Who greatly delights in His commandments.
Great is our Lord and abundant in strength; His understanding is infinite.
Do not trust in princes, In mortal man, in whom there is no salvation.
He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God; Many will see and fear And will trust in the LORD.
In You, O LORD, I have taken refuge; Let me never be ashamed; In Your righteousness deliver me.
Who can discern his errors? Acquit me of hidden faults.
Do not cast me away from Your presence And do not take Your Holy Spirit from me.
Hear a just cause, O LORD, give heed to my cry; Give ear to my prayer, which is not from deceitful lips.
When You said, "Seek My face," my heart said to You, "Your face, O LORD, I shall seek."
You have turned for me my mourning into dancing; You have loosed my sackcloth and girded me with gladness,
O my God, I cry by day, but You do not answer; And by night, but I have no rest.
My flesh and my heart may fail, But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
Praise the LORD! Sing to the LORD a new song, And His praise in the congregation of the godly ones.
I will say to the LORD, "My refuge and my fortress, My God, in whom I trust!"
I have rejoiced in the way of Your testimonies, As much as in all riches.
Vindicate the weak and fatherless; Do justice to the afflicted and destitute.
The LORD reigns, let the earth rejoice; Let the many islands be glad.
For in the day of trouble He will conceal me in His tabernacle; In the secret place of His tent He will hide me; He will lift me up on a rock.
Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the LORD; We have blessed you from the house of the LORD.
Your people will volunteer freely in the day of Your power; In holy array, from the womb of the dawn, Your youth are to You as the dew.
Therefore my heart is glad and my glory rejoices; My flesh also will dwell securely.
Those who trust in the LORD Are as Mount Zion, which cannot be moved but abides forever.
The LORD is for me; I will not fear; What can man do to me?
But I have trusted in Your lovingkindness; My heart shall rejoice in Your salvation.
I am poured out like water, And all my bones are out of joint; My heart is like wax; It is melted within me.
How sweet are Your words to my taste! Yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth!
I will extol You, O LORD, for You have lifted me up, And have not let my enemies rejoice over me.
Let God arise, let His enemies be scattered, And let those who hate Him flee before Him.
The wicked are estranged from the womb; These who speak lies go astray from birth.
If You, LORD, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who could stand?
You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; Therefore God, Your God, has anointed You With the oil of joy above Your fellows.
"For every beast of the forest is Mine, The cattle on a thousand hills.
But the lovingkindness of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear Him, And His righteousness to children's children,
He brought me up out of the pit of destruction, out of the miry clay, And He set my feet upon a rock making my footsteps firm.
Because Your lovingkindness is better than life, My lips will praise You.
I will open my mouth in a parable; I will utter dark sayings of old,
I will set no worthless thing before my eyes; I hate the work of those who fall away; It shall not fasten its grip on me.
You scrutinize my path and my lying down, And are intimately acquainted with all my ways.
Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, Whom He has redeemed from the hand of the adversary
O God, the nations have invaded Your inheritance; They have defiled Your holy temple; They have laid Jerusalem in ruins.
The righteous cry, and the LORD hears And delivers them out of all their troubles.
They are more desirable than gold, yes, than much fine gold; Sweeter also than honey and the drippings of the honeycomb.
Let me hear Your lovingkindness in the morning; For I trust in You; Teach me the way in which I should walk; For to You I lift up my soul.
Tell of His glory among the nations, His wonderful deeds among all the peoples.
You are my hiding place; You preserve me from trouble; You surround me with songs of deliverance. Selah.
"Hear, O LORD, and be gracious to me; O LORD, be my helper."
Therefore the LORD has recompensed me according to my righteousness, According to the cleanness of my hands in His eyes.
We will not conceal them from their children, But tell to the generation to come the praises of the LORD, And His strength and His wondrous works that He has done.
For You do not delight in sacrifice, otherwise I would give it; You are not pleased with burnt offering.
Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne; Lovingkindness and truth go before You.
Our help is in the name of the LORD, Who made heaven and earth.
"I have made a covenant with My chosen; I have sworn to David My servant,
For He established a testimony in Jacob And appointed a law in Israel, Which He commanded our fathers That they should teach them to their children,
O LORD, You showed favor to Your land; You restored the captivity of Jacob.
How precious is Your lovingkindness, O God! And the children of men take refuge in the shadow of Your wings.
It is vain for you to rise up early, To retire late, To eat the bread of painful labors; For He gives to His beloved even in his sleep.
When I kept silent about my sin, my body wasted away Through my groaning all day long.
He makes the winds His messengers, Flaming fire His ministers.
Praise Him with timbrel and dancing; Praise Him with stringed instruments and pipe.
Then I will go to the altar of God, To God my exceeding joy; And upon the lyre I shall praise You, O God, my God.
For I know my transgressions, And my sin is ever before me.
For the LORD takes pleasure in His people; He will beautify the afflicted ones with salvation.
Remember the word to Your servant, In which You have made me hope.
Yet You are He who brought me forth from the womb; You made me trust when upon my mother's breasts.
It is good for me that I was afflicted, That I may learn Your statutes.
Praise the LORD! I will give thanks to the LORD with all my heart, In the company of the upright and in the assembly.
May he also rule from sea to sea And from the River to the ends of the earth.
O God, we have heard with our ears, Our fathers have told us The work that You did in their days, In the days of old.
He causes the grass to grow for the cattle, And vegetation for the labor of man, So that he may bring forth food from the earth,
May my prayer be counted as incense before You; The lifting up of my hands as the evening offering.
All the prosperous of the earth will eat and worship, All those who go down to the dust will bow before Him, Even he who cannot keep his soul alive.
But You, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, Slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness and truth.
For you have made the LORD, my refuge, Even the Most High, your dwelling place.
The counsel of the LORD stands forever, The plans of His heart from generation to generation.
Sing to Him a new song; Play skillfully with a shout of joy.
For evildoers will be cut off, But those who wait for the LORD, they will inherit the land.
Set a guard, O LORD, over my mouth; Keep watch over the door of my lips.
Lovingkindness and truth have met together; Righteousness and peace have kissed each other.
May the LORD answer you in the day of trouble! May the name of the God of Jacob set you securely on high!
Keep me as the apple of the eye; Hide me in the shadow of Your wings
Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity And cleanse me from my sin.
The righteous man will flourish like the palm tree, He will grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
The Lord gives the command; The women who proclaim the good tidings are a great host:
I was mute and silent, I refrained even from good, And my sorrow grew worse.
Come, you children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD.
I can count all my bones. They look, they stare at me;
The LORD is righteous in all His ways And kind in all His deeds.
I wait for the LORD, my soul does wait, And in His word do I hope.
To You, O LORD, I call; My rock, do not be deaf to me, For if You are silent to me, I will become like those who go down to the pit.
Great is the LORD, and highly to be praised, And His greatness is unsearchable.
Let them shout for joy and rejoice, who favor my vindication; And let them say continually, "The LORD be magnified, Who delights in the prosperity of His servant."
The heavens are the heavens of the LORD, But the earth He has given to the sons of men.
Deal bountifully with Your servant, That I may live and keep Your word.
In whose eyes a reprobate is despised, But who honors those who fear the LORD; He swears to his own hurt and does not change;
O send out Your light and Your truth, let them lead me; Let them bring me to Your holy hill And to Your dwelling places.
What shall I render to the LORD For all His benefits toward me?
Vindicate me, O LORD, for I have walked in my integrity, And I have trusted in the LORD without wavering.
My soul cleaves to the dust; Revive me according to Your word.
Then I said, "Behold, I come; In the scroll of the book it is written of me.
I will hear what God the LORD will say; For He will speak peace to His people, to His godly ones; But let them not turn back to folly.
Praise the LORD! Praise, O servants of the LORD, Praise the name of the LORD.
O LORD my God, I cried to You for help, and You healed me.
And wine which makes man's heart glad, So that he may make his face glisten with oil, And food which sustains man's heart.
One generation shall praise Your works to another, And shall declare Your mighty acts.
"LORD, make me to know my end And what is the extent of my days; Let me know how transient I am.
For He Himself knows our frame; He is mindful that we are but dust.
The LORD will command His lovingkindness in the daytime; And His song will be with me in the night, A prayer to the God of my life.
How great is Your goodness, Which You have stored up for those who fear You, Which You have wrought for those who take refuge in You, Before the sons of men!
I said, "I will guard my ways That I may not sin with my tongue; I will guard my mouth as with a muzzle While the wicked are in my presence."
He makes the barren woman abide in the house As a joyful mother of children. Praise the LORD!
Why do you boast in evil, O mighty man? The lovingkindness of God endures all day long.
How blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, Whose hope is in the LORD his God,
Hear my cry, O God; Give heed to my prayer.
I will bless the LORD who has counseled me; Indeed, my mind instructs me in the night.
How blessed is the man whose strength is in You, In whose heart are the highways to Zion!
The LORD will give strength to His people; The LORD will bless His people with peace.
"He who offers a sacrifice of thanksgiving honors Me; And to him who orders his way aright I shall show the salvation of God."
I said to the LORD, "You are my Lord; I have no good besides You."
O LORD, by Your favor You have made my mountain to stand strong; You hid Your face, I was dismayed.
The LORD reigns, let the peoples tremble; He is enthroned above the cherubim, let the earth shake!
Your hands made me and fashioned me; Give me understanding, that I may learn Your commandments.
This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him And saved him out of all his troubles.
O daughter of Babylon, you devastated one, How blessed will be the one who repays you With the recompense with which you have repaid us.
I will not die, but live, And tell of the works of the LORD.
O LORD, do save, we beseech You; O LORD, we beseech You, do send prosperity!
Lift up your hands to the sanctuary And bless the LORD.
With all my heart I have sought You; Do not let me wander from Your commandments.
When evildoers came upon me to devour my flesh, My adversaries and my enemies, they stumbled and fell.
With Your counsel You will guide me, And afterward receive me to glory.
Teach me Your way, O LORD, And lead me in a level path Because of my foes.
My soul thirsts for God, for the living God; When shall I come and appear before God?
Also keep back Your servant from presumptuous sins; Let them not rule over me; Then I will be blameless, And I shall be acquitted of great transgression.
O LORD, in Your strength the king will be glad, And in Your salvation how greatly he will rejoice!
If I ascend to heaven, You are there; If I make my bed in Sheol, behold, You are there.
Depart from evil and do good; Seek peace and pursue it.
Cease from anger and forsake wrath; Do not fret; it leads only to evildoing.
I have chosen the faithful way; I have placed Your ordinances before me.
Incline Your ear, O LORD, and answer me; For I am afflicted and needy.
Lead me in Your truth and teach me, For You are the God of my salvation; For You I wait all the day.
He leads the humble in justice, And He teaches the humble His way.
In my distress I called upon the LORD, And cried to my God for help; He heard my voice out of His temple, And my cry for help before Him came into His ears.
Say among the nations, "The LORD reigns; Indeed, the world is firmly established, it will not be moved; He will judge the peoples with equity."
Whatever the LORD pleases, He does, In heaven and in earth, in the seas and in all deeps.
Upon You I was cast from birth; You have been my God from my mother's womb.
Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear Him, On those who hope for His lovingkindness,
You will not be afraid of the terror by night, Or of the arrow that flies by day;
Your testimonies are wonderful; Therefore my soul observes them.
By You I have been sustained from my birth; You are He who took me from my mother's womb; My praise is continually of You.
Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, And Your dominion endures throughout all generations.
They have all turned aside, together they have become corrupt; There is no one who does good, not even one.
How blessed are the people who know the joyful sound! O LORD, they walk in the light of Your countenance.
Contend, O LORD, with those who contend with me; Fight against those who fight against me.
Nevertheless I am continually with You; You have taken hold of my right hand.
Who will stand up for me against evildoers? Who will take his stand for me against those who do wickedness?
"Behold, You have made my days as handbreadths, And my lifetime as nothing in Your sight; Surely every man at his best is a mere breath. Selah.
Open to me the gates of righteousness; I shall enter through them, I shall give thanks to the LORD.
But as for me, the nearness of God is my good; I have made the Lord GOD my refuge, That I may tell of all Your works.
You have dealt well with Your servant, O LORD, according to Your word.
I call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised, And I am saved from my enemies.
O LORD, my heart is not proud, nor my eyes haughty; Nor do I involve myself in great matters, Or in things too difficult for me.
"Offer to God a sacrifice of thanksgiving And pay your vows to the Most High;
Our soul waits for the LORD; He is our help and our shield.
Give thanks to the LORD with the lyre; Sing praises to Him with a harp of ten strings.
He does not put out his money at interest, Nor does he take a bribe against the innocent He who does these things will never be shaken.
Then I will teach transgressors Your ways, And sinners will be converted to You.
The young lions do lack and suffer hunger; But they who seek the LORD shall not be in want of any good thing.
Then the earth shook and quaked; And the foundations of the mountains were trembling And were shaken, because He was angry.
Oh, that the salvation of Israel would come out of Zion! When the LORD restores His captive people, Jacob will rejoice, Israel will be glad.
From my distress I called upon the LORD; The LORD answered me and set me in a large place.
Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us; And confirm for us the work of our hands; Yes, confirm the work of our hands.
We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks, For Your name is near; Men declare Your wondrous works.
There will be silence before You, and praise in Zion, O God, And to You the vow will be performed.
Yet a little while and the wicked man will be no more; And you will look carefully for his place and he will not be there.
How blessed is the man to whom the LORD does not impute iniquity, And in whose spirit there is no deceit!
O LORD, the God of my salvation, I have cried out by day and in the night before You.
He who walks with integrity, and works righteousness, And speaks truth in his heart.
Worship the LORD in holy attire; Tremble before Him, all the earth.
Sing praise to the LORD, you His godly ones, And give thanks to His holy name.
How blessed are those who observe His testimonies, Who seek Him with all their heart.
For He spoke, and it was done; He commanded, and it stood fast.
My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast; I will sing, yes, I will sing praises!
O You who hear prayer, To You all men come.
The wicked borrows and does not pay back, But the righteous is gracious and gives.
O my God, my soul is in despair within me; Therefore I remember You from the land of the Jordan And the peaks of Hermon, from Mount Mizar.
O LORD, God of vengeance, God of vengeance, shine forth!
Let them give thanks to the LORD for His lovingkindness, And for His wonders to the sons of men!
As for me, I shall call upon God, And the LORD will save me.
Many bulls have surrounded me; Strong bulls of Bashan have encircled me.
Give ear to my prayer, O God; And do not hide Yourself from my supplication.
My help comes from the LORD, Who made heaven and earth.
But there is forgiveness with You, That You may be feared.
From the end of the earth I call to You when my heart is faint; Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
Sing to the LORD, bless His name; Proclaim good tidings of His salvation from day to day.
Surely I have composed and quieted my soul; Like a weaned child rests against his mother, My soul is like a weaned child within me.
You hide Your face, they are dismayed; You take away their spirit, they expire And return to their dust.
"Do not touch My anointed ones, And do My prophets no harm."
The LORD will protect you from all evil; He will keep your soul.
Behold, He who keeps Israel Will neither slumber nor sleep.
The LORD sat as King at the flood; Yes, the LORD sits as King forever.
As smoke is driven away, so drive them away; As wax melts before the fire, So let the wicked perish before God.
But let the righteous be glad; let them exult before God; Yes, let them rejoice with gladness.
My flesh trembles for fear of You, And I am afraid of Your judgments.
If I should say, "My foot has slipped," Your lovingkindness, O LORD, will hold me up.
For he will deliver the needy when he cries for help, The afflicted also, and him who has no helper.
Once God has spoken; Twice I have heard this: That power belongs to God;
The righteous will inherit the land And dwell in it forever.
And lovingkindness is Yours, O Lord, For You recompense a man according to his work.
Righteous are You, O LORD, And upright are Your judgments.
Why are you in despair, O my soul? And why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, for I shall again praise Him, The help of my countenance and my God.
He who has clean hands and a pure heart, Who has not lifted up his soul to falsehood And has not sworn deceitfully.
As for man, his days are like grass; As a flower of the field, so he flourishes.
Though I walk in the midst of trouble, You will revive me; You will stretch forth Your hand against the wrath of my enemies, And Your right hand will save me.
He who goes to and fro weeping, carrying his bag of seed, Shall indeed come again with a shout of joy, bringing his sheaves with him.
The cords of death encompassed me, And the torrents of ungodliness terrified me.
How blessed is the one whom You choose and bring near to You To dwell in Your courts We will be satisfied with the goodness of Your house, Your holy temple.
But God will redeem my soul from the power of Sheol, For He will receive me. Selah.
The LORD has sworn to David A truth from which He will not turn back: "Of the fruit of your body I will set upon your throne.
And do not enter into judgment with Your servant, For in Your sight no man living is righteous.
You are my hiding place and my shield; I wait for Your word.
O God, why have You rejected us forever? Why does Your anger smoke against the sheep of Your pasture?
Before I was afflicted I went astray, But now I keep Your word.
He has sent redemption to His people; He has ordained His covenant forever; Holy and awesome is His name.
My times are in Your hand; Deliver me from the hand of my enemies and from those who persecute me.
But as for me, I am like a green olive tree in the house of God; I trust in the lovingkindness of God forever and ever.
Come and hear, all who fear God, And I will tell of what He has done for my soul.
Good and upright is the LORD; Therefore He instructs sinners in the way.
Many, O LORD my God, are the wonders which You have done, And Your thoughts toward us; There is none to compare with You If I would declare and speak of them, They would be too numerous to count.
Let my tongue sing of Your word, For all Your commandments are righteousness.
Great are the works of the LORD; They are studied by all who delight in them.
O God, do not remain quiet; Do not be silent and, O God, do not be still.
Let the kings of Tarshish and of the islands bring presents; The kings of Sheba and Seba offer gifts.
Praise Him with trumpet sound; Praise Him with harp and lyre.
I hate those who are double-minded, But I love Your law.
Therefore I will give thanks to You among the nations, O LORD, And I will sing praises to Your name.
But You, O LORD, be not far off; O You my help, hasten to my assistance.
Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine Within your house, Your children like olive plants Around your table.
Deep calls to deep at the sound of Your waterfalls; All Your breakers and Your waves have rolled over me.
No man can by any means redeem his brother Or give to God a ransom for him--
Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth, Is Mount Zion in the far north, The city of the great King.
Your righteousness is like the mountains of God; Your judgments are like a great deep O LORD, You preserve man and beast.
Praise the LORD! Praise the name of the LORD; Praise Him, O servants of the LORD,
This will be written for the generation to come, That a people yet to be created may praise the LORD.
Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, And a two-edged sword in their hand,
"My covenant I will not violate, Nor will I alter the utterance of My lips.
O LORD, rebuke me not in Your wrath, And chasten me not in Your burning anger.
He sent from on high, He took me; He drew me out of many waters.
From the rising of the sun to its setting The name of the LORD is to be praised.
The LORD has done great things for us; We are glad.
My soul languishes for Your salvation; I wait for Your word.
To You I lift up my eyes, O You who are enthroned in the heavens!
The dead do not praise the LORD, Nor do any who go down into silence;
Once You spoke in vision to Your godly ones, And said, "I have given help to one who is mighty; I have exalted one chosen from the people.
Passing through the valley of Baca they make it a spring; The early rain also covers it with blessings.
How blessed is the man who has made the LORD his trust, And has not turned to the proud, nor to those who lapse into falsehood.
Hear my prayer, O LORD! And let my cry for help come to You.
"I also shall make him My firstborn, The highest of the kings of the earth.
For You have tried us, O God; You have refined us as silver is refined.
My strength is dried up like a potsherd, And my tongue cleaves to my jaws; And You lay me in the dust of death.
You are fairer than the sons of men; Grace is poured upon Your lips; Therefore God has blessed You forever.
In my trouble I cried to the LORD, And He answered me.
Then the King will desire your beauty. Because He is your Lord, bow down to Him.
Seek the LORD and His strength; Seek His face continually.
For the wrath of man shall praise You; With a remnant of wrath You will gird Yourself.
They drink their fill of the abundance of Your house; And You give them to drink of the river of Your delights.
Vindicate me, O God, and plead my case against an ungodly nation; O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man!
Be gracious to me, O God, for man has trampled upon me; Fighting all day long he oppresses me.
For all the gods of the peoples are idols, But the LORD made the heavens.
He loves righteousness and justice; The earth is full of the lovingkindness of the LORD.
For not from the east, nor from the west, Nor from the desert comes exaltation;
The LORD nullifies the counsel of the nations; He frustrates the plans of the peoples.
He trains my hands for battle, So that my arms can bend a bow of bronze.
But as for me, I trust in You, O LORD, I say, "You are my God."
The sorrows of those who have bartered for another god will be multiplied; I shall not pour out their drink offerings of blood, Nor will I take their names upon my lips.
But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; I humbled my soul with fasting, And my prayer kept returning to my bosom.
He will not fear evil tidings; His heart is steadfast, trusting in the LORD.
I will meditate on Your precepts And regard Your ways.
Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber; It rejoices as a strong man to run his course.
He makes wars to cease to the end of the earth; He breaks the bow and cuts the spear in two; He burns the chariots with fire.
There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, The holy dwelling places of the Most High.
Blessed is the man whom You chasten, O LORD, And whom You teach out of Your law;
He rode upon a cherub and flew; And He sped upon the wings of the wind.
"These things you have done and I kept silence; You thought that I was just like you; I will reprove you and state the case in order before your eyes.
Praise Him, all His angels; Praise Him, all His hosts!
You who have shown me many troubles and distresses Will revive me again, And will bring me up again from the depths of the earth.
May Your lovingkindnesses also come to me, O LORD, Your salvation according to Your word;
Keep your tongue from evil And your lips from speaking deceit.
"I have found David My servant; With My holy oil I have anointed him,
The LORD is my portion; I have promised to keep Your words.
May our God come and not keep silence; Fire devours before Him, And it is very tempestuous around Him.
Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, And Your law is truth.
The voice of the LORD is upon the waters; The God of glory thunders, The LORD is over many waters.
The cords of Sheol surrounded me; The snares of death confronted me.
This is my comfort in my affliction, That Your word has revived me.
Establish my footsteps in Your word, And do not let any iniquity have dominion over me.
The LORD looks from heaven; He sees all the sons of men;
My soul longed and even yearned for the courts of the LORD; My heart and my flesh sing for joy to the living God.
I shall run the way of Your commandments, For You will enlarge my heart.
Let all the earth fear the LORD; Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of Him.
A God greatly feared in the council of the holy ones, And awesome above all those who are around Him?
All Your garments are fragrant with myrrh and aloes and cassia; Out of ivory palaces stringed instruments have made You glad.
For the LORD Most High is to be feared, A great King over all the earth.
May their table before them become a snare; And when they are in peace, may it become a trap.
Covering Yourself with light as with a cloak, Stretching out heaven like a tent curtain.
He declares His words to Jacob, His statutes and His ordinances to Israel.
Save me from the lion's mouth; From the horns of the wild oxen You answer me.
For He has satisfied the thirsty soul, And the hungry soul He has filled with what is good.
A thousand may fall at your side And ten thousand at your right hand, But it shall not approach you.
And I will walk at liberty, For I seek Your precepts.
No evil will befall you, Nor will any plague come near your tent.
Deliver me from my enemies, O my God; Set me securely on high away from those who rise up against me.
The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places; Indeed, my heritage is beautiful to me.
If I take the wings of the dawn, If I dwell in the remotest part of the sea,
On the day I called, You answered me; You made me bold with strength in my soul.
Therefore, let everyone who is godly pray to You in a time when You may be found; Surely in a flood of great waters they will not reach him.
Be glad in the LORD and rejoice, you righteous ones; And shout for joy, all you who are upright in heart.
Remember, O LORD, on David's behalf, All his affliction;
May they be blotted out of the book of life And may they not be recorded with the righteous.
But for Your sake we are killed all day long; We are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.
His foundation is in the holy mountains.
Consider and answer me, O LORD my God; Enlighten my eyes, or I will sleep the sleep of death,
For it is He who delivers you from the snare of the trapper And from the deadly pestilence.
Rescue me, O LORD, from evil men; Preserve me from violent men
O Lord, open my lips, That my mouth may declare Your praise.
All nations whom You have made shall come and worship before You, O Lord, And they shall glorify Your name.
The wicked plots against the righteous And gnashes at him with his teeth.
O satisfy us in the morning with Your lovingkindness, That we may sing for joy and be glad all our days.
You removed a vine from Egypt; You drove out the nations and planted it.
Let all those be ashamed who serve graven images, Who boast themselves of idols; Worship Him, all you gods.
Who is the man who desires life And loves length of days that he may see good?
Examine me, O LORD, and try me; Test my mind and my heart.
Who executes justice for the oppressed; Who gives food to the hungry The LORD sets the prisoners free.
Many are the sorrows of the wicked, But he who trusts in the LORD, lovingkindness shall surround him.
O God, You have rejected us You have broken us; You have been angry; O, restore us.
All the paths of the LORD are lovingkindness and truth To those who keep His covenant and His testimonies.
How blessed are the people who are so situated; How blessed are the people whose God is the LORD!
I will sing to the LORD as long as I live; I will sing praise to my God while I have my being.
I shall remember the deeds of the LORD; Surely I will remember Your wonders of old.
All Your works shall give thanks to You, O LORD, And Your godly ones shall bless You.
So I will bless You as long as I live; I will lift up my hands in Your name.
Envoys will come out of Egypt; Ethiopia will quickly stretch out her hands to God.
Those who go down to the sea in ships, Who do business on great waters;
O Israel, hope in the LORD; For with the LORD there is lovingkindness, And with Him is abundant redemption.
Listen, O daughter, give attention and incline your ear: Forget your people and your father's house;
The LORD favors those who fear Him, Those who wait for His lovingkindness.
Light arises in the darkness for the upright; He is gracious and compassionate and righteous.
They even sacrificed their sons and their daughters to the demons,
For the LORD is a great God And a great King above all gods,
Will You not Yourself revive us again, That Your people may rejoice in You?
Do you indeed speak righteousness, O gods? Do you judge uprightly, O sons of men?
My soul will make its boast in the LORD; The humble will hear it and rejoice.
Turn away my eyes from looking at vanity, And revive me in Your ways.
Incline Your ear to me, rescue me quickly; Be to me a rock of strength, A stronghold to save me.
The LORD is your keeper; The LORD is your shade on your right hand.
Clouds and thick darkness surround Him; Righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne.
I cry aloud with my voice to the LORD; I make supplication with my voice to the LORD.
Princes persecute me without cause, But my heart stands in awe of Your words.
Thus I have seen You in the sanctuary, To see Your power and Your glory.
Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change And though the mountains slip into the heart of the sea;
There is the sea, great and broad, In which are swarms without number, Animals both small and great.
For the LORD loves justice And does not forsake His godly ones; They are preserved forever, But the descendants of the wicked will be cut off.
Wait for the LORD and keep His way, And He will exalt you to inherit the land; When the wicked are cut off, you will see it.
For who in the skies is comparable to the LORD? Who among the sons of the mighty is like the LORD,
Hear, O LORD, when I cry with my voice, And be gracious to me and answer me.
With the pure You show Yourself pure, And with the crooked You show Yourself astute.
I will sing of lovingkindness and justice, To You, O LORD, I will sing praises.
And let all kings bow down before him, All nations serve him.
When my anxious thoughts multiply within me, Your consolations delight my soul.
In You our fathers trusted; They trusted and You delivered them.
I rejoice at Your word, As one who finds great spoil.
Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; It is too high, I cannot attain to it.
Those who hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of my head; Those who would destroy me are powerful, being wrongfully my enemies; What I did not steal, I then have to restore.
I cried with all my heart; answer me, O LORD! I will observe Your statutes.
Do not deliver me over to the desire of my adversaries, For false witnesses have risen against me, And such as breathe out violence.
"Commit yourself to the LORD; let Him deliver him; Let Him rescue him, because He delights in him."
For You are my rock and my fortress; For Your name's sake You will lead me and guide me.
For You are my hope; O Lord GOD, You are my confidence from my youth.
The LORD sustains all who fall And raises up all who are bowed down.
They looked to Him and were radiant, And their faces will never be ashamed.