How Precious Is Your Steadfast Love

To the choirmaster. Of David, the servant of the Lord.

1 Transgression speaks to the wicked deep in his heart;a 1there is no fear of God before his eyes.

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    • ± 36:1 - Some Hebrew manuscripts, Syriac, Jerome (compare Septuagint); most Hebrew manuscripts in my heart
      2 2For he flatters himself in his own eyes that his iniquity cannot be found out and hated.

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      3 The words of his mouth are 3trouble and deceit; 4he has ceased to act wisely and do good.

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      4 He 5plots 6trouble while on his bed; he sets himself in 7a way that is not good; 8he does not reject evil.

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      5 Your steadfast love, O LORD, extends to the heavens, your faithfulness to the clouds.
      6 9Your righteousness is like the mountains of God; 10your judgments are like the great deep; man and beast you 11save, O LORD.
      7 12How precious is your steadfast love, O God! The children of mankind take refuge 13in the shadow of your wings.

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      8 They feast on 14the abundance of your house, and you give them drink from 15the river of 16your delights.
      9 For with you is 17the fountain of life; 18in your light do we see light.

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      10 Oh, continue your steadfast love to those who 19know you, and your righteousness to 20the upright of heart!

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      11 Let not the foot of arrogance come upon me, nor the hand of the wicked drive me away.
      12 There 21the evildoers lie fallen; they are thrust down, 22unable to rise.

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