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Passage Lookup: Psalms 17,19

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Psalms 17:1
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A prayer of David.

Hear me,(a) Lord , my plea is just; listen to my cry.(b) Hear(c) my prayer— it does not rise from deceitful lips.(d)
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Psalms 17:2
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Let my vindication(e) come from you; may your eyes see what is right.(f)
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Psalms 17:3
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Though you probe my heart,(g) though you examine me at night and test me,(h) you will find that I have planned no evil;(i) my mouth has not transgressed.(j)
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Psalms 17:4
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Though people tried to bribe me, I have kept myself from the ways of the violent through what your lips have commanded.
Psalms 17:5
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My steps have held to your paths;(k) my feet have not stumbled.(l)
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Psalms 17:6
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I call on you, my God, for you will answer me;(m) turn your ear to me(n) and hear my prayer.(o)
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Psalms 17:7
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Show me the wonders of your great love,(p) you who save by your right hand(q) those who take refuge(r) in you from their foes.
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Psalms 17:8
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Keep me(s) as the apple of your eye;(t) hide me(u) in the shadow of your wings(v)
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Psalms 17:9
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from the wicked who are out to destroy me, from my mortal enemies who surround me.(w)
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Psalms 17:10
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They close up their callous hearts,(x) and their mouths speak with arrogance.(y)
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Psalms 17:11
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They have tracked me down, they now surround me,(z) with eyes alert, to throw me to the ground.
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Psalms 17:12
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They are like a lion(aa) hungry for prey,(ab) like a fierce lion crouching in cover.
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Psalms 17:13
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Rise up,(ac) Lord , confront them, bring them down;(ad) with your sword rescue me from the wicked.
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Psalms 17:14
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By your hand save me from such people, Lord , from those of this world(ae) whose reward is in this life.(af) May what you have stored up for the wicked fill their bellies; may their children gorge themselves on it, and may there be leftovers(ag) for their little ones.
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Psalms 17:15
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As for me, I will be vindicated and will see your face; when I awake,(ah) I will be satisfied with seeing your likeness.(ai)
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Psalms 19:1
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For the director of music. A psalm of David.

The heavens(a) declare(b) the glory of God;(c) the skies(d) proclaim the work of his hands.(e)
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Psalms 19:2
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Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal knowledge.(f)
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Psalms 19:3
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They have no speech, they use no words; no sound is heard from them.
Psalms 19:4
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Yet their voice[b] goes out into all the earth, their words to the ends of the world.(g) In the heavens God has pitched a tent(h) for the sun.(i)
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Psalms 19:5
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It is like a bridegroom(j) coming out of his chamber,(k) like a champion(l) rejoicing to run his course.
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Psalms 19:6
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It rises at one end of the heavens(m) and makes its circuit to the other;(n) nothing is deprived of its warmth.
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Psalms 19:7
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The law of the Lord (o) is perfect,(p) refreshing the soul.(q) The statutes of the Lord are trustworthy,(r) making wise the simple.(s)
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Psalms 19:8
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The precepts of the Lord are right,(t) giving joy(u) to the heart. The commands of the Lord are radiant, giving light to the eyes.(v)
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Psalms 19:9
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The fear of the Lord (w) is pure, enduring forever. The decrees of the Lord are firm, and all of them are righteous.(x)
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Psalms 19:10
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They are more precious than gold,(y) than much pure gold; they are sweeter than honey,(z) than honey from the honeycomb.(aa)
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Psalms 19:11
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By them your servant is warned; in keeping them there is great reward.
Psalms 19:12
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But who can discern their own errors? Forgive my hidden faults.(ab)
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Psalms 19:13
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Keep your servant also from willful sins;(ac) may they not rule over me.(ad) Then I will be blameless,(ae) innocent of great transgression.
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Psalms 19:14
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May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing(af) in your sight, Lord , my Rock(ag) and my Redeemer.(ah)
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