May my vindication1 come from you; may your eyes see what is right.2
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Though you probe my heart3 and examine me at night, though you test me,4 you will find nothing;5 I have resolved that my mouth will not sin.6
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As for the deeds of men-- by the word of your lips I have kept myself from the ways of the violent.
My steps have held to your paths;7 my feet have not slipped.8
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I call on you, O God, for you will answer me;9 give ear to me10 and hear my prayer.11
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Show the wonder of your great love,12 you who save by your right hand13 those who take refuge14 in you from their foes.
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Keep me15 as the apple of your eye;16 hide me17 in the shadow of your wings18
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from the wicked who assail me, from my mortal enemies who surround me.19
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They close up their callous hearts,20 and their mouths speak with arrogance.21
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They have tracked me down, they now surround me,22 with eyes alert, to throw me to the ground.
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They are like a lion23 hungry for prey,24 like a great lion crouching in cover.
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