Psalms Chapter 5
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1 Dauid prayeth, and professeth his studie in prayer. 4 God fauoureth not the wicked. 7 Dauid professing his faith, prayeth vnto God, to guide him, 10 To destroy his enemies, 11 and to preserue the godly.

Dauids prayer.

1 [To the chiefe musician vpon Nehiloth, A Psalme of Dauid.] Giue eare to my words, O Lord, consider my meditation.

2 Hearken vnto the voice of my crie, my King, and my God: for vnto thee will I pray.

3 My voyce shalt thou heare in the morning, O Lord; in the morning will I direct my prayer vnto thee, and will looke vp.3

4 For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickednesse: neither shall euill dwell with thee.

5 The foolish shall not stand in thy sight: thou hatest al workers of iniquity5

6 Thou shalt destroy them that speake leasing: the Lord will abhorre the bloodie and deceitfull man.6

7 But as for me, I will come into thy house in the multitude of thy mercy: and in thy feare will I worship toward thy holy temple.7

8 Lead me O Lord, in thy righteousnesse, because of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face.8

9 For there is no faithfulnes in their mouth, their inward part is very wickednesse: their throat is an open sepulchre, they flatter with their tongue.9

10 Destroy thou them, O God, let them fall by their owne counsels: cast them out in the multitude of their transgressions, for they haue rebelled against thee.10

11 But let all those that put their trust in thee, reioyce: let them euer shout for ioy; because thou defendest them: let them also that loue thy name, be ioyfull in thee.11

12 For thou, Lord, wilt blesse the righteous: with fauour wilt thou compasse him as with a shield.12

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Psalms Chapter 5 Sidenote References (from Original 1611 KJV Bible):

3 Psal.130. 6.
5 Heb. before thine eyes.
6 Heb. the man of bloods and deceit.
7 Heb. the temple of thy holinesse.
8 Heb. those which obserue me.
9 Or stedfastnesse. , Heb. in his mouth .i. in the mouth of any of them. , Heb. wickednesse. , Rom.3.13.
10 Or, make them guilty. , Or, from their counsels.
11 Heb. thou couerest, ouer, or protectest them.
12 Hebr. crowne him.

* Courtesy of Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania


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