Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NIV
Your Bible Version is the NIV
Go to Top
Link to This Page Cite This Page
Share this page Follow the BLB
Printable Page
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous BookPrevious ChapterQuick NavNext ChapterNext BookCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsFormat by Verse or ParagraphListen to the BibleRed Letter OnRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
The Blue Letter Bible

Psalm 17 :: New International Version (NIV)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface
Listen to the Bible
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:1 - A prayer of David. Hear me, LORD, my plea is just; listen to my cry. Hear my prayer— it does not rise from deceitful lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:2 - Let my vindication come from you; may your eyes see what is right.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:3 - Though you probe my heart, though you examine me at night and test me, you will find that I have planned no evil; my mouth has not transgressed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:4 - Though people tried to bribe me, I have kept myself from the ways of the violent through what your lips have commanded.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:5 - My steps have held to your paths; my feet have not stumbled.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:6 - I call on you, my God, for you will answer me; turn your ear to me and hear my prayer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:7 - Show me the wonders of your great love, you who save by your right hand those who take refuge in you from their foes.
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 are out to destroy me, from my mortal enemies who surround me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:10 - They close up their callous hearts, and their mouths speak with arrogance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:11 - They have tracked me down, they now surround me, with eyes alert, to throw me to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:12 - They are like a lion hungry for prey, like a fierce lion crouching in cover.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:13 - Rise up, LORD, confront them, bring them down; with your sword rescue me from the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:14 - By your hand save me from such people, LORD, from those of this world whose reward is in this life. May what you have stored up for the wicked fill their bellies; may their children gorge themselves on it, and may there be leftovers for their little ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:15 - As for me, I will be vindicated and will see your face; when I awake, I will be satisfied with seeing your likeness.

Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.®
Used by Permission of Biblica, Inc.® All rights reserved worldwide.

See detailed copyright information.

For more information on this translation, see the NIV Preface.

BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NIV

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
Search NIV

Let's Connect
Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization