Psalm 17:2-12 NIV

2 May my vindication1 come from you; may your eyes see what is right.2

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3 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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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;7 my feet have not slipped.8

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6 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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7 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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8 Keep me15 as the apple of your eye;16 hide me17 in the shadow of your wings18

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9 from the wicked who assail me, from my mortal enemies who surround me.19

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10 They close up their callous hearts,20 and their mouths speak with arrogance.21

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11 They have tracked me down, they now surround me,22 with eyes alert, to throw me to the ground.

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12 They are like a lion23 hungry for prey,24 like a great lion crouching in cover.

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