Psalm 17:4-14 NIV

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;1 my feet have not slipped.2

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6 I call on you, O God, for you will answer me;3 give ear to me4 and hear my prayer.5

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7 Show the wonder of your great love,6 you who save by your right hand7 those who take refuge8 in you from their foes.

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8 Keep me9 as the apple of your eye;10 hide me11 in the shadow of your wings12

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9 from the wicked who assail me, from my mortal enemies who surround me.13

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10 They close up their callous hearts,14 and their mouths speak with arrogance.15

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11 They have tracked me down, they now surround me,16 with eyes alert, to throw me to the ground.

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12 They are like a lion17 hungry for prey,18 like a great lion crouching in cover.

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13 Rise up,19 O LORD, confront them, bring them down;20 rescue me from the wicked by your sword.

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14 O LORD, by your hand save me from such men, from men of this world21 whose reward is in this life.22 You still the hunger of those you cherish; their sons have plenty, and they store up wealth23 for their children.

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