But I, by your great love,
    can come into your house;
in reverence(A) I bow down(B)
    toward your holy temple.(C)

Lead me, Lord, in your righteousness(D)
    because of my enemies—
    make your way straight(E) before me.
Not a word from their mouth can be trusted;
    their heart is filled with malice.
Their throat is an open grave;(F)
    with their tongues they tell lies.(G)
10 Declare them guilty, O God!
    Let their intrigues be their downfall.
Banish them for their many sins,(H)
    for they have rebelled(I) against you.
11 But let all who take refuge in you be glad;
    let them ever sing for joy.(J)
Spread your protection over them,
    that those who love your name(K) may rejoice in you.(L)

12 Surely, Lord, you bless the righteous;(M)
    you surround them(N) with your favor as with a shield.(O)

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