For the director of music. For flutes. A psalm of David.
5 Lord, listen to my words. Understand my sadness. 2 Listen to my cry for help, my King and my God, because I pray to you. 3 Lord, every morning you hear my voice. Every morning, I tell you what I need, and I wait for your answer.
4 You are not a God who is pleased with the wicked; you do not live with those who do evil. 5 Those people who make fun of you cannot stand before you. You hate all those who do evil. 6 You destroy liars; the Lord hates those who kill and trick others.
7 Because of your great love, I can come into your Temple. Because I fear and respect you, I can worship in your holy Temple. 8 Lord, since I have many enemies, show me the right thing to do. Show me clearly how you want me to live.
9 My enemies’ mouths do not tell the truth; in their hearts they want to destroy others. Their throats are like open graves; they use their tongues for telling lies. 10 God, declare them guilty! Let them fall into their own traps. Send them away because their sins are many; they have turned against you.
11 But let everyone who trusts you be happy; let them sing glad songs forever. Protect those who love you and who are happy because of you. 12 Lord, you bless those who do what is right; you protect them like a soldier’s shield.
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