1 To David. To thee, O Jehovah, I will lift up my soul. 2 My God, in thee I trusted, I shall not be ashamed: mine enemies shall not exult over me. 3 Also all awaiting thee shall not be ashamed: they transgressing emptily shall be ashamed.
4 O Jehovah, cause me to know thy ways; teach me thy paths. 5 Cause me to tread in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art God saving me; on thee I waited all the day. 6 Remember thy compassions, O Jehovah, and thy mercies; for they are from forever. 7 The sins of my youth and my transgressions thou wilt not remember: according to thy mercy remember thou for me for sake of thy goodness, O Jehovah.
8 Good and upright is Jehovah: for this he will teach the sinning in the way. 9 He will cause the humble to trend in judgment, and he will teach the humble the way. 10 All the paths of Jehovah are mercy and truth to those watching his covenant and his testimonies. 11 For sake of thy name, O Jehovah, and thou forgavest to mine iniquity; for it was much.
12 Who this man fearing Jehovah? he will teach him in the way he shall choose. 13 His soul shall lodge in good, and his seed shall inherit the earth. 14 The secret of Jehovah to them fearing him; and his covenant he will cause them to know. 15 Mine eyes are always to Jehovah, for he will bring forth my feet from the net
16 Turn to me and pity me, for I alone and afflicted. 17 The straits of my heart were enlarged: bring me out from my distresses. 18 See mine affliction and my labor, and let go to all my sins. 19 See mine enemies, for they were many, and they hated me with the hatred of violence. 20 Watch my soul and deliver me: I shall not be ashamed, for I put my trust in thee. 21 Integrity and uprightness shall watch me; for I waited for thee.