Psalm 17:1-7 NIV

A prayer of David.

1 Hear,1 O LORD, my righteous plea; listen to my cry.2 Give ear3 to my prayer-- it does not rise from deceitful lips.4

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2 May my vindication5 come from you; may your eyes see what is right.6

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3 Though you probe my heart7 and examine me at night, though you test me,8 you will find nothing;9 I have resolved that my mouth will not sin.10

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4 As for the deeds of men-- by the word of your lips I have kept myself from the ways of the violent.
5 My steps have held to your paths;11 my feet have not slipped.12

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6 I call on you, O God, for you will answer me;13 give ear to me14 and hear my prayer.15

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7 Show the wonder of your great love,16 you who save by your right hand17 those who take refuge18 in you from their foes.

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