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Book of Psalms
LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I
fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom
shall I be afraid?
27:2 When the wicked, even mine enemies and my foes,
came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and
27:3 Though an host should encamp against me, my
heart shall not fear: though war should rise against
me, in this will I be confident.
27:4 One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will
I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the
LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty
of the LORD, and to enquire in his temple.
27:5 For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in
his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall
he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock.
27:6 And now shall mine head be lifted up above mine
enemies round about me: therefore will I offer in
his tabernacle sacrifices of joy; I will sing, yea,
I will sing praises unto the LORD.
27:7 Hear, O LORD, when I cry with my voice: have
mercy also upon me, and answer me.
27:8 When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart
said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek.
27:9 Hide not thy face far from me; put not thy
servant away in anger: thou hast been my help; leave
me not, neither forsake me, O God of my salvation.
27:10 When my father and my mother forsake me, then
the LORD will take me up.
27:11 Teach me thy way, O LORD, and lead me in a
plain path, because of mine enemies.
27:12 Deliver me not over unto the will of mine
enemies: for false witnesses are risen up against
me, and such as breathe out cruelty.
27:13 I had fainted, unless I had believed to see
the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.
27:14 Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he
shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the
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Summary of Psalm 27
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Summary of this Psalm
David's prayer that his
enemies may not prevail over him.
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