Psalm 18:20-40 NIV

20 The LORD has dealt with me according to my righteousness;1 according to the cleanness of my hands2 he has rewarded me.3

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21 For I have kept the ways of the LORD;4 I have not done evil by turning5 from my God.

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22 All his laws are before me;6 I have not turned away from his decrees.

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23 I have been blameless7 before him and have kept myself from sin.

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24 The LORD has rewarded me according to my righteousness,8 according to the cleanness of my hands in his sight.

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25 To the faithful9 you show yourself faithful,10 to the blameless you show yourself blameless,

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26 to the pure11 you show yourself pure, but to the crooked you show yourself shrewd.12

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27 You save the humble13 but bring low those whose eyes are haughty.14

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28 You, O LORD, keep my lamp15 burning; my God turns my darkness into light.16

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29 With your help17 I can advance against a troopa; with my God I can scale a wall.

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    • d 18:29 - Or "can run through a barricade"
      30 As for God, his way is perfect;18 the word of the LORD is flawless.19 He is a shield20 for all who take refuge21 in him.

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      31 For who is God besides the LORD?22 And who is the Rock23 except our God?

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      32 It is God who arms me with strength24 and makes my way perfect.25

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      33 He makes my feet like the feet of a deer;26 he enables me to stand on the heights.27

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      34 He trains my hands for battle;28 my arms can bend a bow of bronze.

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      35 You give me your shield of victory, and your right hand sustains29 me; you stoop down to make me great.

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      36 You broaden the path30 beneath me, so that my ankles do not turn.31

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      37 I pursued my enemies32 and overtook them; I did not turn back till they were destroyed.

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      38 I crushed them33 so that they could not rise;34 they fell beneath my feet.35

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      39 You armed me with strength36 for battle; you made my adversaries bow37 at my feet.

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          40 You made my enemies turn their backs38 in flight, and I destroyed39 my foes.

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