Psalm 26:1-6 LEB

Of David.

A Prayer for Vindication

1 aJudge me, O Yahweh, because I have walked in my integrity, and I have trusted Yahweh and not wavered.

References for Psalms 26:1

    • ğ 26:1 - The Hebrew Bible counts the superscription as the first verse of the psalm
      2 Prove me, O Yahweh, and test me. Try my {innermost being}b and my {mind}.c

      References for Psalms 26:2

        • Ġ 26:2 - Literally "kidneys," the locus of intense thoughts and emotions in biblical Hebrew
        • ġ 26:2 - Literally "heart"
          3 Because your loyal love [is] before my eyes, and I walk about in your faithfulness.
          4 I do not sit with deceitful people, nor will I go about with hypocrites.
          5 I hate [the] crowd of evildoers, and with [the] wicked I will not sit.
          6 I will wash my hands in innocence, and I will walk about your altar, O Yahweh,