The Lord grants success to the one whose behavior he finds commendable.
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.
He lifted me out of the watery pit, out of the slimy mud. He placed my feet on a rock and gave me secure footing.
The Lord will protect you in all you do, now and forevermore.
My feet have followed his steps closely; I have kept to his way and have not turned aside.
If only I were predisposed to keep your statutes!
He is not enamored with the strength of a horse, nor is he impressed by the warrior's strong legs.
The Lord abhors those who are perverse in heart, but those who are blameless in their ways are his delight.
If people want to boast, they should boast about this: They should boast that they understand and know me. They should boast that they know and understand that I, the Lord, act out of faithfulness, fairness, and justice in the earth and that I desire people to do these things," says the Lord.