Psalm 17:2-12 NIV

2 Let my vindication come from you; may your eyes see what is right.

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3 Though you probe my heart, though you examine me at night and test me, you will find that I have planned no evil; my mouth has not transgressed.

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4 Though people tried to bribe me, I have kept myself from the ways of the violent through what your lips have commanded.
5 My steps have held to your paths; my feet have not stumbled.

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6 I call on you, my God, for you will answer me; turn your ear to me and hear my prayer.

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7 Show me the wonders of your great love, you who save by your right hand those who take refuge in you from their foes.

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8 Keep me as the apple of your eye; hide me in the shadow of your wings

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9 from the wicked who are out to destroy me, from my mortal enemies who surround me.

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

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

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12 They are like a lion hungry for prey, like a fierce lion crouching in cover.

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