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Psalm 17 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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In the Shadow of Your Wings

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:1 - A Prayer of David.
Hear a just cause, O LORD; attend to my cry!
Give ear to my prayer from lips free of deceit!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:2 - From your presence let my vindication come!
Let your eyes behold the right!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:3 - You have tried my heart, you have visited me by night,
you have tested me, and you will find nothing;
I have purposed that my mouth will not transgress.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:4 - With regard to the works of man, by the word of your lips
I have avoided the ways of the violent.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:5 - My steps have held fast to your paths;
my feet have not slipped.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:6 - I call upon you, for you will answer me, O God;
incline your ear to me; hear my words.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:7 - Wondrously show[fn] your steadfast love,
O Savior of those who seek refuge
from their adversaries at your right hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:8 - Keep me as the apple of your eye;
hide me in the shadow of your wings,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:9 - from the wicked who do me violence,
my deadly enemies who surround me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:10 - They close their hearts to pity;
with their mouths they speak arrogantly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:11 - They have now surrounded our steps;
they set their eyes to cast us to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:12 - He is like a lion eager to tear,
as a young lion lurking in ambush.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:13 - Arise, O LORD! Confront him, subdue him!
Deliver my soul from the wicked by your sword,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:14 - from men by your hand, O LORD,
from men of the world whose portion is in this life.[fn]
You fill their womb with treasure;[fn]
they are satisfied with children,
and they leave their abundance to their infants.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:15 - As for me, I shall behold your face in righteousness;
when I awake, I shall be satisfied with your likeness.
ESV Footnotes
Or Distinguish me by
Or from men whose portion in life is of the world
Or As for your treasured ones, you fill their womb

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