A Psalm of David.
1 Judge me, O LORD; for I have walked in mine integrity: I have trusted also in the LORD; therefore I shall not slide.
2 Examine me, O LORD, and prove me; try my reins and my heart.
3 For thy lovingkindness is before mine eyes: and I have walked in thy truth.
4 I have not sat with vain persons, neither will I go in with dissemblers.
5 I have hated the congregation of evil doers; and will not sit with the wicked.
6 I will wash mine hands in innocency: so will I compass thine altar, O LORD:
7 That I may publish with the voice of thanksgiving, and tell of all thy wondrous works.
8 LORD, I have loved the habitation of thy house, and the place where thine honour dwelleth.* where…: Heb. of the tabernacle of thy honour
9 Gather not my soul with sinners, nor my life with bloody men:† Gather…: or, Take not away‡ bloody…: Heb. men of blood
10 In whose hands is mischief, and their right hand is full of bribes.§ full…: Heb. filled with
11 But as for me, I will walk in mine integrity: redeem me, and be merciful unto me.
12 My foot standeth in an even place: in the congregations will I bless the LORD.
*26:8 where…: Heb. of the tabernacle of thy honour
†26:9 Gather…: or, Take not away
‡26:9 bloody…: Heb. men of blood
§26:10 full…: Heb. filled with