Lord, hear me when I ask you to treat me fairly. Listen to my cry for help. Hear my prayer. It doesn't come from lips that tell lies.
References for Psalms 17:1
When you hand down your sentence, may it be in my favor. May your eyes see what is right.
Look deep down into my heart. Study me carefully at night. Put me to the test. You won't find anything wrong. I have made up my mind that my mouth won't say sinful things.
I don't do the things other people do. By obeying your word I have kept myself from acting like those who try to hurt others.
My steps have stayed on your paths. My feet have not slipped.
God, I call out to you because you will answer me. Listen to me. Hear my prayer.