1 «[A Psalm] of David.» Judge me,He flees to God to be the judge of his just cause, seeing there is no equity among men.O LORD; for I have walked in mine integrity: I have trusted also in the LORD; [therefore] I shall not slide.
2 Examine me, O LORD, and prove me; try myMy very affections and inward motions of the heart.reins and my heart.
3 For thyHe shows what stayed him, that he did not recompense evil for evil.lovingkindness [is] before mine eyes: and I have walked in thy truth.
4 I have notHe declares that they cannot walk in simplicity before God, that delight in the company of the ungodly.sat with vain persons, neither will I go in with dissemblers.
5 I haue hated the assemblie of the euill, and haue not companied with the wicked.
6 I willI will serve you with a pure affection, and with the godly that sacrifice to you.wash mine hands in innocency: so will I compass thine altar, O LORD:
7 That I may declare with the voyce of thankesgiuing, and set foorth all thy wonderous woorkes.
8 O Lorde, I haue loued the habitation of thine house, and the place where thine honour dwelleth.
9 Destroy me not in the overthrow of the wicked.Gather not my soul with sinners, nor my life with bloody men:
10 In whose hands [is]Whose cruel hands execute the malicious devises of their hearts.mischief, and their right hand is full of bribes.
11 But I will walke in mine innocencie: redeeme me therefore, and be mercifull vnto me.
12 My foot standeth inI am preserved from my enemies by the power of God, and therefore will praise him openly.an even place: in the congregations will I bless the LORD.