The Psalmist's Profession of Uprightness.

1 I will 1sing of lovingkindness and justice, To You, O LORD, I will sing praises.

References for Psalms 101:1

    • a 101:1 - Or "judgment"
      2 I will 2give heed to the blameless way. When will You come to me? I will walk within my house in the 3integrity of my heart.

      References for Psalms 101:2

        • b 101:2 - Or "behave prudently in"
        • c 101:2 - Or "way of integrity"
        • d 101:2 - Or "blamelessness"
          3 I will set no 4worthless thing before my eyes; I hate the work of those who 5fall away; It shall not fasten its grip on me.

          References for Psalms 101:3

            • e 101:3 - Or "practice of apostasy"
              4 A 6perverse heart shall depart from me; I will know no evil.

              References for Psalms 101:4

              5 Whoever secretly 7slanders his neighbor, him I will destroy; No one who has a 8haughty look and an arrogant heart will I endure.

              References for Psalms 101:5

              6 My eyes shall be upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me; He who walks in a 9blameless way is the one who will minister to me.

              References for Psalms 101:6

                • g 101:6 - Or "way of integrity"
                  7 He who 10practices deceit shall not dwell within my house; He who speaks falsehood 11shall not maintain his position before me.

                  References for Psalms 101:7

                    • h 101:7 - Lit "be established before my eyes"
                      8 12Every morning I will 13destroy all the wicked of the land, So as to 14cut off from the 15city of the LORD all those who do iniquity.

                      References for Psalms 101:8