1 Hear my words, O Lord: understand my

meditation.

2 Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my king and

my God: for unto thee do I pray.

3 Hear my voice in the morning, O Lord: for in the

morning will I direct me unto thee, and I will wait.

4 For thou art not a God that loveth wickedness,

neither shall evil dwell with thee.

5 The foolish shall not stand in thy sight: for

thou hatest all them that work iniquity.

6 Thou shalt destroy them that speak lies: the

Lord will abhor the bloody man and deceitful.

7 But I will come into thine house in the multitude

of thy mercy: and in thy fear will I worship

toward thine holy Temple.

8 Lead me, O Lord, in thy righteousness, because of

mine enemies: make thy way plain before my face.

9 For no constancy is in their mouth: within

they are very corruption: their throat is an open

sepulcher, and they flatter with their tongue.

10 Destroy them, O God, let them fall from their

counsels: cast them out for the multitude of their

iniquities, because they have rebelled against thee.

11 And let all them that trust in thee, rejoice and

triumph forever, and cover thou them: and let them

that love thy name, rejoice in thee.

12 For thou Lord, wilt bless the righteous, and

with favor wilt compass him, as with a shield.

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