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Psalm 17 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:1 - LORD, consider my just cause! Pay attention to my cry for help! Listen to the prayer I sincerely offer!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:2 - Make a just decision on my behalf! Decide what is right!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:3 - You have scrutinized my inner motives; you have examined me during the night. You have carefully evaluated me, but you find no sin. I am determined I will say nothing sinful.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:4 - As for the actions of people - just as you have commanded, I have not followed in the footsteps of violent men.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:5 - I carefully obey your commands; I do not deviate from them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:6 - I call to you for you will answer me, O God. Listen to me! Hear what I say!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:7 - Accomplish awesome, faithful deeds, you who powerfully deliver those who look to you for protection from their enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:8 - Protect me as you would protect the pupil of your eye! Hide me in the shadow of your wings!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:9 - Protect me from the wicked men who attack me, my enemies who crowd around me for the kill.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:10 - They are calloused; they speak arrogantly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:11 - They attack me, now they surround me; they intend to throw me to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:12 - He is like a lion that wants to tear its prey to bits, like a young lion crouching in hidden places.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:13 - Rise up, LORD! Confront him! Knock him down! Use your sword to rescue me from the wicked man!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:14 - LORD, use your power to deliver me from these murderers, from the murderers of this world! They enjoy prosperity; you overwhelm them with the riches they desire. They have many children, and leave their wealth to their offspring.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:15 - As for me, because I am innocent I will see your face; when I awake you will reveal yourself to me.

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