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Psalm 25 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:1 - [fn]Of David. In you, LORD my God, I put my trust.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:2 - I trust in you; do not let me be put to shame, nor let my enemies triumph over me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:3 - No one who hopes in you will ever be put to shame, but shame will come on those who are treacherous without cause.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:4 - Show me your ways, LORD, teach me your paths.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:5 - Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:6 - Remember, LORD, your great mercy and love, for they are from of old.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:7 - Do not remember the sins of my youth and my rebellious ways; according to your love remember me, for you, LORD, are good.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:8 - Good and upright is the LORD; therefore he instructs sinners in his ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:9 - He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them his way.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:10 - All the ways of the LORD are loving and faithful toward those who keep the demands of his covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:11 - For the sake of your name, LORD, forgive my iniquity, though it is great.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:12 - Who, then, are those who fear the LORD? He will instruct them in the ways they should choose.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:13 - They will spend their days in prosperity, and their descendants will inherit the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:14 - The LORD confides in those who fear him; he makes his covenant known to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:15 - My eyes are ever on the LORD, for only he will release my feet from the snare.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:16 - Turn to me and be gracious to me, for I am lonely and afflicted.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:17 - Relieve the troubles of my heart and free me from my anguish.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:18 - Look on my affliction and my distress and take away all my sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:19 - See how numerous are my enemies and how fiercely they hate me!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:20 - Guard my life and rescue me; do not let me be put to shame, for I take refuge in you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:21 - May integrity and uprightness protect me, because my hope, LORD,[fn] is in you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:22 - Deliver Israel, O God, from all their troubles!
NIV Footnotes
This psalm is an acrostic poem, the verses of which begin with the successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet.
Or ways he chooses
Septuagint; Hebrew does not have LORD.

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