Psalm 17
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1A PRAYER OF DAVID. Hear, O YHWH, righteousness, attend my cry, "" Give ear [to] my prayer, without lips of deceit.

2My judgment goes out from before You; Your eyes see uprightly.

3You have proved my heart, "" You have inspected by night, "" You have tried me, You find nothing; My thoughts do not pass over my mouth.

4As for doings of man, "" Through a word of Your lips I have observed "" The paths of a destroyer;

5To uphold my goings in Your paths, "" My steps have not slipped.

6I called You, for You answer me, "" O God, incline Your ear to me, hear my speech.

7Separate Your kindness wonderfully, O Savior of the confiding, "" By Your right hand, from withstanders.

8Keep me as the apple, the daughter of the eye; Hide me in the shadow of Your wings,

9From the face of the wicked who spoiled me, "" [From] my enemies in soul who go around against me.

10They have closed up their fat, "" Their mouths have spoken with pride:

11“Our steps have now surrounded [him]”; They set their eyes to turn aside in the land.

12His likeness as a lion desirous to tear, "" As a young lion dwelling in secret places.

13Arise, O YHWH, go before his face, "" Cause him to bend. Deliver my soul from the wicked, Your sword,

14From men, Your hand, O YHWH, "" From men of the world, their portion [is] in life, "" And [with] Your hidden things You fill their belly, "" They are satisfied [with] sons, "" And have left their abundance to their sucklings.

15I—in righteousness, "" I see Your face; I am satisfied, in awaking, [with] Your form!

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