Chapter 5

  1. 1. [To the chiefe musician vpon Nehiloth, A Psalme of Dauid.] Giue eare to my words, O Lord, consider my meditation.
  2. 2. Hearken vnto the voice of my crie, my King, and my God: for vnto thee will I pray.
  3. 3. My voyce shalt thou heare in the morning, O Lord; in the morning will I direct my prayer vnto thee, and will looke vp.
  4. 4. For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickednesse: neither shall euill dwell with thee.
  5. 5. The foolish shall not stand in thy sight: thou hatest al workers of iniquity
  6. 6. Thou shalt destroy them that speake leasing: the Lord will abhorre the bloodie and deceitfull man.
  7. 7. But as for me, I will come into thy house in the multitude of thy mercy: and in thy feare will I worship toward thy holy temple.
  8. 8. Lead me O Lord, in thy righteousnesse, because of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face.
  9. 9. For there is no faithfulnes in their mouth, their inward part is very wickednesse: their throat is an open sepulchre, they flatter with their tongue.
  10. 10. Destroy thou them, O God, let them fall by their owne counsels: cast them out in the multitude of their transgressions, for they haue rebelled against thee.
  11. 11. But let all those that put their trust in thee, reioyce: let them euer shout for ioy; because thou defendest them: let them also that loue thy name, be ioyfull in thee.
  12. 12. For thou, Lord, wilt blesse the righteous: with fauour wilt thou compasse him as with a shield.

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