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Passage Lookup: Psalms 27

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Psalms 27:1
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Of David.

The Lord is my light(a) and my salvation(b)— whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold(c) of my life— of whom shall I be afraid?(d)
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Psalms 27:2
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When the wicked advance against me to devour[a] me, it is my enemies and my foes who will stumble and fall.(e)
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Psalms 27:3
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Though an army besiege me, my heart will not fear;(f) though war break out against me, even then I will be confident.(g)
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Psalms 27:4
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One thing(h) I ask from the Lord , this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life,(i) to gaze on the beauty of the Lord and to seek him in his temple.
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Psalms 27:5
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For in the day of trouble(j) he will keep me safe(k) in his dwelling; he will hide me(l) in the shelter of his sacred tent and set me high upon a rock.(m)
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Psalms 27:6
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Then my head will be exalted(n) above the enemies who surround me;(o) at his sacred tent I will sacrifice(p) with shouts of joy;(q) I will sing(r) and make music(s) to the Lord .
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Psalms 27:7
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Hear my voice(t) when I call, Lord ; be merciful to me and answer me.(u)
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Psalms 27:8
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My heart says of you, "Seek his face!(v)" Your face, Lord , I will seek.
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Psalms 27:9
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Do not hide your face(w) from me, do not turn your servant away in anger;(x) you have been my helper.(y) Do not reject me or forsake(z) me, God my Savior.(aa)
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Psalms 27:10
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Though my father and mother forsake me, the Lord will receive me.
Psalms 27:11
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Teach me your way,(ab) Lord ; lead me in a straight path(ac) because of my oppressors.(ad)
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Psalms 27:12
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Do not turn me over to the desire of my foes, for false witnesses(ae) rise up against me, spouting malicious accusations.
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Psalms 27:13
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I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord (af) in the land of the living.(ag)
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Psalms 27:14
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Wait(ah) for the Lord ; be strong(ai) and take heart and wait for the Lord .
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