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«A Psalm by David
Yahweh, I have called on you. Come to me quickly! Listen to my voice when I call to you.
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Let my prayer be set before you like incense; the lifting up of my hands like the evening sacrifice.
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Set a watch, Yahweh, before my mouth. Keep the door of my lips.
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Don't incline my heart to any evil thing, to practice deeds of wickedness with men who work iniquity. Don't let me eat of their delicacies.
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Let the righteous strike me, it is kindness; let him reprove me, it is like oil on the head; don't let my head refuse it; Yet my prayer is always against evil deeds.
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Their judges are thrown down by the sides of the rock. They will hear my words, for they are well spoken.
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"As when one plows and breaks up the earth, our bones are scattered at the mouth of Sheol."
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For my eyes are on you, Yahweh, the Lord. In you, I take refuge. Don't leave my soul destitute.
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Keep me from the snare which they have laid for me, from the traps of the workers of iniquity.
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Let the wicked fall together into their own nets, while I pass by.