1 Give ear to my words, O LORD, consider my meditation.
2 Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and my God: for unto thee will I pray.
3 My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up.
4 For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee.
5 The foolish shall not stand in thy sight: thou hatest all workers of iniquity.
6 Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing: the LORD will abhor the bloodya and deceitful man.

References for Psalms 5:6

    • g 5:6 - bloody...: Heb. man of bloods and deceit
      7 But as for me, I will come into thy house in the multitude of thy mercy: and in thy fear will I worship toward thy holyb temple.

      References for Psalms 5:7

        • h 5:7 - thy holy...: Heb. the temple of thy holiness
          8 Lead me, O LORD, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face.
          9 For there is no faithfulnessc in their mouth; their inward part is very wickedness; their throat is an open sepulchre; they flatter with their tongue.

          References for Psalms 5:9

            • i 5:9 - faithfulness: or, stedfastness
              10 Destroyd thou them, O God; let them fall by their own counsels; cast them out in the multitude of their transgressions; for they have rebelled against thee.

              References for Psalms 5:10

                • j 5:10 - Destroy...: or, Make them guilty
                  11 But let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because thou defendeste them: let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee.

                  References for Psalms 5:11

                    • k 5:11 - defendest...: Heb. coverest over, or, protectest them
                      12 For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compassf him as with a shield.

                      References for Psalms 5:12

                        • l 5:12 - compass: Heb. crown