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Psalm 25 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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A Plea for Deliverance and Forgiveness
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:1 - A Psalm of David.

To You, O LORD, I lift up my soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:2 - O my God, I trust in You;
Let me not be ashamed;
Let not my enemies triumph over me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:3 - Indeed, let no one who waits on You be ashamed;
Let those be ashamed who deal treacherously without cause.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:4 - Show me Your ways, O LORD;
Teach me Your paths.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:5 - Lead me in Your truth and teach me,
For You are the God of my salvation;
On You I wait all the day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:6 - Remember, O LORD, Your tender mercies and Your lovingkindnesses,
For they are from of old.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:7 - Do not remember the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions;
According to Your mercy remember me,
For Your goodness’ sake, O LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:8 - Good and upright is the LORD;
Therefore He teaches sinners in the way.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:9 - The humble He guides in justice,
And the humble He teaches His way.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:10 - All the paths of the LORD are mercy and truth,
To such as keep His covenant and His testimonies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:11 - For Your name’s sake, O LORD,
Pardon my iniquity, for it is great.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:12 - Who is the man that fears the LORD?
Him shall He[fn] teach in the way He[fn] chooses.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:13 - He himself shall dwell in prosperity,
And his descendants shall inherit the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:14 - The secret of the LORD is with those who fear Him,
And He will show them His covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:15 - My eyes are ever toward the LORD,
For He shall pluck my feet out of the net.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:16 - Turn Yourself to me, and have mercy on me,
For I am desolate and afflicted.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:17 - The troubles of my heart have enlarged;
Bring me out of my distresses!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:18 - Look on my affliction and my pain,
And forgive all my sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:19 - Consider my enemies, for they are many;
And they hate me with cruel hatred.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:20 - Keep my soul, and deliver me;
Let me not be ashamed, for I put my trust in You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:21 - Let integrity and uprightness preserve me,
For I wait for You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:22 - Redeem Israel, O God,
Out of all their troubles!
NKJV Footnotes
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New King James Version, © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

The text of the New King James Version (NKJV) appearing on or deriving from this or any other web page is for personal use only. Any other use of the NKJV must be in conformity with the Quotation Policy for the New King James Version. For more information about the New King James Version, the Quotation Policy, and for inquiries about permission to use the New King James Version, go to Thomas Nelson, Inc..

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

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