2 O my God, I trust in thee: let me not be ashamed, let not mine enemies triumph over me.
2 I trust in you, my God, do not let me be ashamed; do not let my enemies triumph over me.
2 O my God, I trust, lean on, rely on, and am confident in You. Let me not be put to shame or [my hope in You] be disappointed; let not my enemies triumph over me.
3 Yea, let none that wait on thee be ashamed: let them be ashamed which transgress without cause.
3 Indeed, no one who waits on you will be ashamed, but those who offend for no reason will be put to shame.
3 Yes, let none who trust and wait hopefully and look for You be put to shame or be disappointed; let them be ashamed who forsake the right or deal treacherously without cause.
5 Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.
5 Guide me in your truth and teach me; for you are the God who delivers me. All day long I have waited for you.
5 Guide me in Your truth and faithfulness and teach me, for You are the God of my salvation; for You [You only and altogether] do I wait [expectantly] all the day long.
6 Remember, O LORD, thy tender mercies and thy lovingkindnesses; for they have been ever of old.
6 Remember, LORD, your tender mercies and your gracious love; indeed, they are eternal!
6 Remember, O Lord, Your tender mercy and loving-kindness; for they have been ever from of old.
7 Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions: according to thy mercy remember thou me for thy goodness' sake, O LORD.
7 Do not remember my youthful sins and transgressions; but remember me in light of your gracious love, in light of your goodness, LORD.
7 Remember not the sins (the lapses and frailties) of my youth or my transgressions; according to Your mercy and steadfast love remember me, for Your goodness' sake, O Lord.
8 Good and upright is the LORD: therefore will he teach sinners in the way.
8 The LORD is good and just; therefore he will teach sinners concerning the way.
8 Good and upright is the Lord; therefore will He instruct sinners in [His] way.
9 The meek will he guide in judgment: and the meek will he teach his way.
9 He will guide the humble to justice; he will teach the humble his way.
9 He leads the humble in what is right, and the humble He teaches His way.
10 All the paths of the LORD are mercy and truth unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.
10 All the paths of the LORD lead to gracious love and truth for those who keep his covenant and his decrees.
10 All the paths of the Lord are mercy and steadfast love, even truth and faithfulness are they for those who keep His covenant and His testimonies.
11 For thy name's sake, O LORD, pardon mine iniquity; for it is great.
11 For the sake of your name, LORD, forgive my sin, for it is great.
11 For Your name's sake, O Lord, pardon my iniquity and my guilt, for [they are] great.
12 What man is he that feareth the LORD? him shall he teach in the way that he shall choose.
12 Who is the man who fears the LORD? God will teach him the path he should choose.
12 Who is the man who reverently fears and worships the Lord? Him shall He teach in the way that he should choose.
13 His soul shall dwell at ease; and his seed shall inherit the earth.
13 He will experience good things; his descendants will inherit the earth.
13 He himself shall dwell at ease, and his offspring shall inherit the land.
14 The secret of the LORD is with them that fear him; and he will shew them his covenant.
14 The intimate counsel of the LORD is for those who fear him so they may know his covenant.
14 The secret [of the sweet, satisfying companionship] of the Lord have they who fear (revere and worship) Him, and He will show them His covenant and reveal to them its [deep, inner] meaning.
15 Mine eyes are ever toward the LORD; for he shall pluck my feet out of the net.
15 My eyes look to the LORD continuously, because he's the one who releases my feet from the trap.
15 My eyes are ever toward the Lord, for He will pluck my feet out of the net.
16 Turn thee unto me, and have mercy upon me; for I am desolate and afflicted.
16 Turn toward me and have mercy on me, for I am lonely and oppressed.
16 [Lord] turn to me and be gracious to me, for I am lonely and afflicted.
17 The troubles of my heart are enlarged: O bring thou me out of my distresses.
17 The troubles of my heart have increased; bring me out of my distress!
17 The troubles of my heart are multiplied; bring me out of my distresses.
18 Look upon mine affliction and my pain; and forgive all my sins.
18 Look upon my distress and affliction; forgive all my sins.
18 Behold my affliction and my pain and forgive all my sins [of thinking and doing].
19 Consider mine enemies; for they are many; and they hate me with cruel hatred.
19 Look how many enemies I have gained! They hate me with a vicious hatred.
19 Consider my enemies, for they abound; they hate me with cruel hatred.
20 O keep my soul, and deliver me: let me not be ashamed; for I put my trust in thee.
20 Preserve my life and deliver me; do not let me be ashamed, because I take refuge in you.
20 O keep me, Lord, and deliver me; let me not be ashamed or disappointed, for my trust and my refuge are in You.
21 Let integrity and uprightness preserve me; for I wait on thee.
21 Integrity and justice will preserve me, because I wait on you.
21 Let integrity and uprightness preserve me, for I wait for and expect You.
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