For the director of music. For pipes. A psalm of David.

1 aListen to my words, LORD, consider my lament.

References for Psalms 5:1

    • i 5:1 - In Hebrew texts 5:1-12 is numbered 5:2-13.
      2 Hear my cry for help, my King and my God, for to you I pray.

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      3 In the morning, LORD, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.

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      4 For you are not a God who is pleased with wickedness; with you, evil people are not welcome.

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      5 The arrogant cannot stand in your presence. You hate all who do wrong;

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      6 you destroy those who tell lies. The bloodthirsty and deceitful you, LORD, detest.

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