A Prayer of David. Hear, O Jehovah, righteousness, attend my cry, Give ear [to] my prayer, without lips of deceit.
From before thee my judgment doth go out; Thine eyes do see uprightly.
Thou hast proved my heart, Thou hast inspected by night, Thou hast tried me, Thou findest nothing; My thoughts pass not over my mouth.
As to doings of man, Through a word of Thy lips I have observed The paths of a destroyer;
To uphold my goings in Thy paths, My steps have not slidden.
I -- I called Thee, for Thou dost answer me, O God, incline Thine ear to me, hear my speech.
Separate wonderfully Thy kindness, O Saviour of the confiding, By Thy right hand, from withstanders.