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Psalm 5 TNIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Listen to my words, LORD, consider my lament. 1 Give ear to my words, O LORD, consider my sighing.
2 Hear my cry for help, my King and my God, for to you I pray. 2 Listen to my cry for help, my King and my God, for to you I pray.
3 In the morning, LORD, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly. 3 In the morning, O LORD, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait in expectation.
4 For you are not a God who is pleased with wickedness; with you, evil people are not welcome. 4 You are not a God who takes pleasure in evil; with you the wicked cannot dwell.
5 The arrogant cannot stand in your presence. You hate all who do wrong; 5 The arrogant cannot stand in your presence; you hate all who do wrong.
6 you destroy those who tell lies. The bloodthirsty and deceitful you, LORD, detest. 6 You destroy those who tell lies; bloodthirsty and deceitful men the LORD abhors.
7 But I, by your great love, can come into your house; in reverence I bow down toward your holy temple. 7 But I, by your great mercy, will come into your house; in reverence will I bow down toward your holy temple.
8 Lead me, LORD, in your righteousness because of my enemies-- make your way straight before me. 8 Lead me, O LORD, in your righteousness because of my enemies-- make straight your way before me.
9 Not a word from their mouth can be trusted; their heart is filled with malice. Their throat is an open grave; with their tongues they tell lies. 9 Not a word from their mouth can be trusted; their heart is filled with destruction. Their throat is an open grave; with their tongue they speak deceit.
10 Declare them guilty, O God! Let their intrigues be their downfall. Banish them for their many sins, for they have rebelled against you. 10 Declare them guilty, O God! Let their intrigues be their downfall. Banish them for their many sins, for they have rebelled against you.
11 But let all who take refuge in you be glad; let them ever sing for joy. Spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may rejoice in you. 11 But let all who take refuge in you be glad; let them ever sing for joy. Spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may rejoice in you.
12 Surely, LORD, you bless the righteous; you surround them with your favor as with a shield. 12 For surely, O LORD, you bless the righteous; you surround them with your favor as with a shield.