26:1 A Psalm of David. Judge me, O the Lord, for I have walked in mine integrity, and I have trusted in the Lord without wavering.

26:2 Examine me, O the Lord, and try me; test my reins and my heart.

26:3 For Thy mercy is before mine eyes; and I have walked in Thy truth.

26:4 I have not sat with men of falsehood; neither will I go in with dissemblers.

26:5 I hate the gathering of evil doers, and will not sit with the wicked.

26:6 I will wash my hands in innocency; so will I compass Thine altar, O the Lord,

26:7 That I may make the voice of thanksgiving to be heard, and tell of all Thy wondrous works.

26:8 the Lord, I love the habitation of Thy house, and the place where Thy glory dwelleth.

26:9 Gather not my soul with sinners, nor my life with men of blood;

26:10 In whose hands is craftiness, and their right hand is full of bribes.

26:11 But as for me, I will walk in mine integrity; redeem me, and be gracious unto me.

26:12 My foot standeth in an even place; in the congregations will I bless the Lord.


Hebrew Transliteration

26:1 ledhâvidh shâphethêniy Adonay kiy-'aniy bethummiy hâlakhtiy.ubhayhvh bâthachtiy lo' 'em`âdh

26:2 bechânêniy Adonay venassêniytserophâh [tsârephâh] khilyothay velibbiy

26:3 kiy-chasdekha leneghedh `êynâyvehithhallakhtiy ba'amittekha

26:4 lo'-yâshabhtiy `im-methêy-shâve' ve`imna`alâmiym lo' 'âbho'

26:5 sânê'thiy qehal merê`iym ve`im-reshâ`iymlo' 'êshêbh

26:6 'erchats beniqqâyon kappây va'asobhebhâh 'eth-mizbachakhaAdonay

26:7 lashmia` beqol todhâh ulesappêr kol-niphle'otheykha

26:8 Adonay 'âhabhtiy me`on bêythekha umeqom mishkan kebhodhekha

26:9 'al-te'esoph `im-chathâ'iym naphshiy ve`im-'anshêy dhâmiym chayyây

26:10 'asher-biydhêyhem zimmâh viymiynâm mâl'âh shochadh

26:11 va'aniybethummiy 'êlêkh pedhêniy vechânnêniy

26:12 raghliy `âmdhâh bhemiyshorbemaqhêliym 'abhârêkh Adonay

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