Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Turn away mine eyes, from beholding vanity, In thy way, give me life.
Set thou, O Yahweh, a watch at my mouth, Keep thou guard over the door of my lips.
Vanity and falsehood, remove far from me, Neither poverty nor riches, give me, Feed me with the food appointed me:
He is feeding on ashes, A deluded heart, hath turned him aside, - And he cannot deliver his own soul nor say, Is there not a falsehood in my right hand?
O Yahweh, my strength, and my refuge, and my place to fly to, in the day of distress, - Unto thee, shall nations come in, out of the ends of the earth, that they may say - Surely! Falsehood, did our fathers inherit, Vanity, among whom is none that can profit:
They who take heed to the vanities of falsehood, do, their own lovingkindness, forsake.
That ye were to strip off - as regardeth the former behaviour - the old man, who corrupteth himself according to his deceitful covetings,
1 John 1:8
If we say - Sin, have we none! we are deceiving, ourselves, and, the truth, is not in us.
1 John 2:4
He that saith - I understand him! And, his commandments, is not keeping, is false, and, in him, the truth is not!
Outside, are the dogs, and the sorcerers, and the unchaste, and the murderers, and the idolaters, and every one loving and doing falsehood.
Oh would that my ways might be settled! that I might keep thy statutes.
For, this, is the covenant which I will solemnize with the house of Israel after those days Declareth Yahweh, I will put my law within them, Yea, on their heart, will I write it, - So will I become their God, And they shall become my people.
Because, this, is the covenant which I will make with the house of Israel, after those days, saith the Lord: - giving my laws into their understanding, upon their hearts also, will I inscribe them: and I will become their God, and, they, shall become my people;