Psalm 19
JPS Tanakh 1917
1For the Leader. A Psalm of David.

2The heavens declare the glory of God,
And the firmament showeth His handiwork;
3Day unto day uttereth speech,
And night unto night revealeth knowledge;
4There is no speech, there are no words,
Neither is their voice heard.
5Their line is gone out through all the earth,
And their words to the end of the world.
In them hath He set a tent for the sun,
6Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber,
And rejoiceth as a strong man to run his course.
7His going forth is from the end of the heaven,
And his circuit unto the ends of it;
And there is nothing hid from the heat thereof.

8The law of the LORD is perfect, restoring the soul;
The testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.
9The precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart;
The commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.
10The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring for ever;
The ordinances of the LORD are true, they are righteous altogether;
11More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold;
Sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.
12Moreover by them is Thy servant warned;
In keeping of them there is great reward.
13Who can discern his errors?
Clear Thou me from hidden faults.
14Keep back Thy servant also from presumptuous sins,
That they may not have dominion over me; then shall I be faultless,
And I shall be clear from great transgression.
15Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable before Thee,
O LORD, my Rock, and my Redeemer.

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