Psalm 17:1-6 NAS

Prayer for Protection against Oppressors.

1 Hear a 1just cause, O LORD, 2give heed to my cry; 3Give ear to my prayer, which is not from 4deceitful lips.

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2 Let 5my ajudgment come forth from Your presence; Let Your eyes look with 6equity.

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    • ê 17:2 - I.e. vindication
      3 You have 7tried my heart; You have visited me by night; You have 8tested me and 9You find bnothing; I have 10purposed that my mouth will not transgress.

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        • ë 17:3 - Or "no evil device in me; My mouth"
          4 As for the deeds of men, 11by the word of Your lips I have kept from the 12paths of the violent.

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          5 My 13steps have held fast to Your cpaths. My 14feet have not slipped.

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          6 I have 15called upon You, for You will answer me, O God; 16Incline Your ear to me, hear my speech.

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