We have not been unfaithful, nor have we disobeyed your commands.
The enemies who chase me are numerous. Yet I do not turn aside from your rules.
They were unfaithful and acted as treacherously as their ancestors; they were as unreliable as a malfunctioning bow.
He did this because David had done what he approved and had not disregarded any of his commandments his entire lifetime, except for the incident involving Uriah the Hittite.
My feet have followed his steps closely; I have kept to his way and have not turned aside.
because they have turned away from following him, and have not understood any of his ways,
As for those who are bent on traveling a sinful path, may the Lord remove them, along with those who behave wickedly! May Israel experience peace!
They have gone back to the evil ways of their ancestors of old who refused to obey what I told them. They, too, have paid allegiance to other gods and worshiped them. Both the nation of Israel and the nation of Judah have violated the covenant I made with their ancestors.
and those who turn their backs on the Lord and do not want the Lord's help or guidance."
So then, dear brothers and sisters, be firm. Do not be moved! Always be outstanding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.