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Book of Psalms
Hear the right, O LORD, attend unto my cry, give ear
unto my prayer, that goeth not out of feigned lips.
17:2 Let my sentence come forth from thy presence;
let thine eyes behold the things that are equal.
17:3 Thou hast proved mine heart; thou hast visited
me in the night; thou hast tried me, and shalt find
nothing; I am purposed that my mouth shall not
17:4 Concerning the works of men, by the word of thy
lips I have kept me from the paths of the destroyer.
17:5 Hold up my goings in thy paths, that my
footsteps slip not.
17:6 I have called upon thee, for thou wilt hear me,
O God: incline thine ear unto me, and hear my
17:7 Shew thy marvellous lovingkindness, O thou that
savest by thy right hand them which put their trust
in thee from those that rise up against them.
17:8 Keep me as the apple of the eye, hide me under
the shadow of thy wings,
17:9 From the wicked that oppress me, from my deadly
enemies, who compass me about.
17:10 They are inclosed in their own fat: with their
mouth they speak proudly.
17:11 They have now compassed us in our steps: they
have set their eyes bowing down to the earth;
17:12 Like as a lion that is greedy of his prey, and
as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.
17:13 Arise, O LORD, disappoint him, cast him down:
deliver my soul from the wicked, which is thy sword:
17:14 From men which are thy hand, O LORD, from men
of the world, which have their portion in this life,
and whose belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure:
they are full of children, and leave the rest of
their substance to their babes.
17:15 As for me, I will behold thy face in
righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake,
with thy likeness.
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Summary of Psalm 17
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Summary of this Psalm
David's thanks to God for
his delivery from all his enemies.
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David's thanks to God for his delivery from
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