Parallel Bible results for Psalm 17

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Psalm 17

ASV 1 Hear the right, O Jehovah, attend unto my cry; Give ear unto my prayer, that goeth not out of feigned lips. NIV 1 Hear, O LORD, my righteous plea; listen to my cry. Give ear to my prayer-- it does not rise from deceitful lips. ASV 2 Let my sentence come forth from thy presence; Let thine eyes look upon equity. NIV 2 May my vindication come from you; may your eyes see what is right. ASV 3 Thou hast proved my heart; Thou hast visited me in the night; Thou hast tried me, and findest nothing; I am purposed that my mouth shall not transgress. NIV 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. ASV 4 As for the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept me from the ways of the violent. NIV 4 As for the deeds of men-- by the word of your lips I have kept myself from the ways of the violent. ASV 5 My steps have held fast to thy paths, My feet have not slipped. NIV 5 My steps have held to your paths; my feet have not slipped. ASV 6 I have called upon thee, for thou wilt answer me, O God: Incline thine ear unto me, [and] hear my speech. NIV 6 I call on you, O God, for you will answer me; give ear to me and hear my prayer. ASV 7 Show thy marvellous lovingkindness, O thou that savest by thy right hand them that take refuge [in thee] From those that rise up [against them]. NIV 7 Show the wonder of your great love, you who save by your right hand those who take refuge in you from their foes. ASV 8 Keep me as the apple of the eye; Hide me under the shadow of thy wings, NIV 8 Keep me as the apple of your eye; hide me in the shadow of your wings ASV 9 From the wicked that oppress me, My deadly enemies, that compass me about. NIV 9 from the wicked who assail me, from my mortal enemies who surround me. ASV 10 They are inclosed in their own fat: With their mouth they speak proudly. NIV 10 They close up their callous hearts, and their mouths speak with arrogance. ASV 11 They have now compassed us in our steps; They set their eyes to cast [us] down to the earth. NIV 11 They have tracked me down, they now surround me, with eyes alert, to throw me to the ground. ASV 12 He is like a lion that is greedy of his prey, And as it were a young lion lurking in secret places. NIV 12 They are like a lion hungry for prey, like a great lion crouching in cover. ASV 13 Arise, O Jehovah, Confront him, cast him down: Deliver my soul from the wicked by thy sword; NIV 13 Rise up, O LORD, confront them, bring them down; rescue me from the wicked by your sword. ASV 14 From men by thy hand, O Jehovah, From men of the world, whose portion is in [this] life, And whose belly thou fillest with thy treasure: They are satisfied with children, And leave the rest of their substance to their babes. NIV 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. ASV 15 As for me, I shall behold thy face in righteousness; I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with [beholding] thy form. NIV 15 And I--in righteousness I will see your face; when I awake, I will be satisfied with seeing your likeness.