Psalm 26 ESV

I Will Bless the Lord

Of David.

1 1Vindicate me, O LORD, for I have 2walked in my integrity, and I have 3trusted in the LORD without wavering.

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      2 4Prove me, O LORD, and try me; test my heart and 5my mind.a

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        • – 26:2 - Hebrew test my kidneys and my heart
          3 For your 6steadfast love is before my eyes, and I 7walk in your 8faithfulness.

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          4 I do not 9sit with men of 10falsehood, nor do I consort with hypocrites.

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          5 I 11hate the assembly of evildoers, and I will not sit with the wicked.

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          6 I 12wash my hands in innocence and go around your altar, O LORD,

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          7 proclaiming thanksgiving aloud, and telling all your 13wondrous deeds.

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          8 O LORD, I 14love the habitation of your house and the place where your glory dwells.

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          9 15Do not sweep my soul away with sinners, nor my life with bloodthirsty men,

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          10 in whose hands are evil devices, and whose right hands are full of 16bribes.

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          11 But as for me, I shall walk in my integrity; redeem me, and be gracious to me.
          12 My foot stands on 17level ground; in 18the great assembly I will bless the LORD.

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