Psalm 25 NIV

Of David.

1 To you, O LORD, I lift up my soul;1

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2 in you I trust,2 O my God. Do not let me be put to shame, nor let my enemies triumph over me.

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3 No one whose hope is in you will ever be put to shame,3 but they will be put to shame who are treacherous4 without excuse.

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4 Show me your ways, O LORD, teach me your paths;5

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5 guide me in your truth6 and teach me, for you are God my Savior,7 and my hope is in you8 all day long.

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6 Remember, O LORD, your great mercy and love,9 for they are from of old.

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7 Remember not the sins of my youth10 and my rebellious ways;11 according to your love12 remember me, for you are good,13 O LORD.

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8 Good and upright14 is the LORD; therefore he instructs15 sinners in his ways.

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9 He guides16 the humble in what is right and teaches them17 his way.

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10 All the ways of the LORD are loving and faithful18 for those who keep the demands of his covenant.19

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11 For the sake of your name,20 O LORD, forgive21 my iniquity,22 though it is great.

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12 Who, then, is the man that fears the LORD?23 He will instruct him in the way24 chosen for him.

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13 He will spend his days in prosperity,25 and his descendants will inherit the land.26

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14 The LORD confides27 in those who fear him; he makes his covenant known28 to them.

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15 My eyes are ever on the LORD,29 for only he will release my feet from the snare.30

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16 Turn to me31 and be gracious to me,32 for I am lonely33 and afflicted.

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17 The troubles34 of my heart have multiplied; free me from my anguish.35

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18 Look upon my affliction36 and my distress37 and take away all my sins.38

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19 See how my enemies39 have increased and how fiercely they hate me!40

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20 Guard my life41 and rescue me;42 let me not be put to shame,43 for I take refuge44 in you.

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21 May integrity45 and uprightness46 protect me, because my hope is in you.47

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22 Redeem Israel,48 O God, from all their troubles!

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