Psalm 17 TMB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 <> Hear the right, O LORD; attend unto my cry! Give ear unto my prayer, which goeth not out of feigned lips. 1 Hear, O LORD, my righteous plea; listen to my cry. Give ear to my prayer-- it does not rise from deceitful lips.
2 Let my sentence come forth from Thy presence; let Thine eyes behold things with equity. 2 May my vindication come from you; may your eyes see what is right.
3 Thou hast tested mine heart; Thou hast visited me in the night; Thou hast tried me and shalt find nothing; I am purposed that my mouth shall not transgress. 3 Though you probe my heart and examine me at night, though you test me, you will find nothing; I have resolved that my mouth will not sin.
4 Concerning the works of men, by the word of Thy lips I have been kept from the paths of the destroyer. 4 As for the deeds of men-- by the word of your lips I have kept myself from the ways of the violent.
5 Uphold my goings in Thy paths, that my footsteps slip not. 5 My steps have held to your paths; my feet have not slipped.
6 I have called upon Thee, for Thou wilt hear me, O God; incline Thine ear unto me and hear my speaking. 6 I call on you, O God, for you will answer me; give ear to me and hear my prayer.
7 Show Thy marvelous lovingkindness, O Thou that savest by Thy right hand them that put their trust in Thee from those that rise up against them. 7 Show the wonder of your great love, you who save by your right hand those who take refuge in you from their foes.
8 Keep me as the apple of the eye; hide me under the shadow of Thy wings, 8 Keep me as the apple of your eye; hide me in the shadow of your wings
9 from the wicked that oppress me, from my deadly enemies who compass me about. 9 from the wicked who assail me, from my mortal enemies who surround me.
10 They are enclosed in their own fat; with their mouth they speak proudly. 10 They close up their callous hearts, and their mouths speak with arrogance.
11 They have now encompassed us in our steps; they have set their eyes, bowing down to the earth, 11 They have tracked me down, they now surround me, with eyes alert, to throw me to the ground.
12 like a lion that is greedy for his prey, even as a young lion lurking in secret places. 12 They are like a lion hungry for prey, like a great lion crouching in cover.
13 Arise, O LORD, disappoint them! Cast them down; deliver my soul from the wicked by Thy sword, 13 Rise up, O LORD, confront them, bring them down; rescue me from the wicked by your sword.
14 from men which are Thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world that have their portion in this life, and whose belly Thou fillest with Thy hid treasure: They are full of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes. 14 O LORD, by your hand save me from such men, from men of this world whose reward is in this life. You still the hunger of those you cherish; their sons have plenty, and they store up wealth for their children.
15 As for me, I will behold Thy face in righteousness; I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with Thy likeness. 15 And I--in righteousness I will see your face; when I awake, I will be satisfied with seeing your likeness.