to guard the paths of the righteous and to protect the way of his pious ones.
He watches over his holy ones, but the wicked are made speechless in the darkness, for it is not by one's own strength that one prevails.
Surely he loves the people; all your holy ones are in your power. And they sit at your feet, each receiving your words.
There is no one like God, O Jeshurun, who rides through the sky to help you, on the clouds in majesty.
Certainly the Lord guards the way of the godly, but the way of the wicked ends in destruction.
He restores my strength. He leads me down the right paths for the sake of his reputation.
The Lord grants success to the one whose behavior he finds commendable.
For the Lord promotes justice, and never abandons his faithful followers. They are permanently secure, but the children of evil men are wiped out.
The law of their God controls their thinking; their feet do not slip.
The Lord is your protector; the Lord is the shade at your right hand.
My child, do not let them escape from your sight; safeguard sound wisdom and discretion.
No lions will be there, no ferocious wild animals will be on it -- they will not be found there. Those delivered from bondage will travel on it,
You will say to the prisoners, 'Come out,' and to those who are in dark dungeons, 'Emerge.' They will graze beside the roads; on all the slopes they will find pasture.
I will make a lasting covenant with them that I will never stop doing good to them. I will fill their hearts and minds with respect for me so that they will never again turn away from me.
I give them eternal life, and they will never perish; no one will snatch them from my hand.
who by God's power are protected through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.