Psalm 26 NIV

Of David.

1 Vindicate me, LORD, for I have led a blameless life; I have trusted in the LORDand have not faltered.

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2 Test me, LORD, and try me, examine my heart and my mind;

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3 for I have always been mindful of your unfailing love and have lived in reliance on your faithfulness.

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4 I do not sit with the deceitful, nor do I associate with hypocrites.

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5 I abhor the assembly of evildoers and refuse to sit with the wicked.

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6 I wash my hands in innocence, and go about your altar, LORD,

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7 proclaiming aloud your praise and telling of all your wonderful deeds.

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8 LORD, I love the house where you live, the place where your glory dwells.

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9 Do not take away my soul along with sinners, my life with those who are bloodthirsty,

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10 in whose hands are wicked schemes, whose right hands are full of bribes.

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11 I lead a blameless life; deliver me and be merciful to me.

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12 My feet stand on level ground; in the great congregation I will praise the LORD.

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