1 «To the chief Musician upon Nehiloth, A Psalm of David.» Give ear to my words, O LORD, consider myThat is, my vehement prayer and secret complaint and sighings.meditation.
2 Hearken vnto the voyce of my crie, my King and my God: for vnto thee doe I pray.
3 My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct [my prayer] unto thee, and willOr wait, with patience and trust till I am heard.look up.
4 For thou [art] not a God that hath pleasure inSeeing that God of nature hates wickedness, he must punish the wicked and save the godly.wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee.
5 Who run blindly after their carnal desires.The foolish shall not stand in thy sight: thou hatest all workers of iniquity.
6 Thou shalt destroy them that speake lyes: the Lorde will abhorre the bloodie man and deceitfull.
7 But as for me, IIn the deepest of his temptations he puts his full confidence in God.will come [into] thy house in the multitude of thy mercy: [and] in thy fear will I worship toward thy holy temple.
8 Lead me, O LORD, in thy righteousnessBecause you are just, therefore lead me out of the dangers of my enemies.because of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face.
9 For no constancie is in their mouth: within, they are very corruption: their throte is an open sepulchre, and they flatter with their tongue.
10 Destroy thou them, O God; let themLet their devices come to nothing.fall by their own counsels; cast them out in the multitude of their transgressions; for they have rebelled against thee.
11 ButYour favour toward me will confirm the faith of all others.let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because thou defendest them: let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee.
12 For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favourSo that he will be safe from all dangers.wilt thou compass him as [with] a shield.