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Psalm 17 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:1 - A Prayer of David. Hear, O Jehovah, righteousness, attend my cry, Give ear to my prayer, without lips of deceit.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:2 - From before thee my judgment doth go out; Thine eyes do see uprightly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:3 - Thou hast proved my heart, Thou hast inspected by night, Thou hast tried me, Thou findest nothing; My thoughts pass not over my mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:4 - As to doings of man, Through a word of Thy lips I have observed The paths of a destroyer;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:5 - To uphold my goings in Thy paths, My steps have not slidden.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:6 - I -- I called Thee, for Thou dost answer me, O God, incline Thine ear to me, hear my speech.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:7 - Separate wonderfully Thy kindness, O Saviour of the confiding, By Thy right hand, from withstanders.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:8 - Keep me as the apple, the daughter of the eye; In shadow of Thy wings thou dost hide me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:9 - From the face of the wicked who spoiled me. Mine enemies in soul go round against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:10 - Their fat they have closed up, Their mouths have spoken with pride:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:11 - 'Our steps now have compassed him;' Their eyes they set to turn aside in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:12 - His likeness as a lion desirous to tear, As a young lion dwelling in secret places.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:13 - Arise, O Jehovah, go before his face, Cause him to bend. Deliver my soul from the wicked, Thy sword,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:14 - From men, Thy hand, O Jehovah, From men of the world, their portion is in life, And with Thy hidden things Thou fillest their belly, They are satisfied with sons; And have left their abundance to their sucklings.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:15 - I -- in righteousness, I see Thy face; I am satisfied, in awaking, with Thy form!

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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