Psalm of David
1 Vindicate me, O Jehovah, because I have walked with a life-style of integrity and I have trusted you without wavering.
2 Examine me, O Jehovah, and test me. Look closely deeply into my heart and mind.
3 Your loving-kindness is in front of me. I walk in your truth.
4 I do not sit with deceitful men, and I will not be found among hypocrites.
5 I hate the assembly of evildoers and will not sit with wicked people.
6 I will wash my hands in innocence. I will walk around your altar, O Jehovah.
7 Let me publish with a voice of thanksgiving and recount all your wonders miracles.
8 O Jehovah, I love the place where you live, the home spiritual retreatheart and mind where your glory dwells.
9 Do not sweep me away with hardened sinners or my life along with bloodthirsty people.
10 Evil schemes are in their hands. Their right hands are full of bribes.
11 As for me, I walk in my integrity. Redeem ransomrescue me, and show me favor.
12 My feet stand on level ground. I will praise Jehovah in the congregation.