Teach Me Your Paths

25 1 Of David.

  To you, O Lord, I olift up my soul.

  O my God, in you I ptrust;

qlet me not be put to shame;

rlet not my enemies exult over me.

  Indeed, snone who wait for you shall be put to shame;

they shall be ashamed who are twantonly utreacherous.

  vMake me to know your ways, O Lord;

teach me your paths.

  Lead me in your wtruth and teach me,

for you are the God of my salvation;

for you I wait all the day long.

  Remember your xmercy, O Lord, and your steadfast love,

yfor they have been from of old.

  Remember not zthe sins of my youth or my transgressions;

according to your asteadfast love remember me,

for the sake of your goodness, O Lord!

  bGood and upright is the Lord;

therefore he cinstructs sinners in the way.

  He leads the humble in what is right,

and teaches the humble his way.

  10  All the paths of the Lord are dsteadfast love and faithfulness,

for those who keep his covenant and his testimonies.

  11  For your ename’s sake, O Lord,

pardon my guilt, for it is fgreat.

  12  Who is the man who fears the Lord?

Him cwill he instruct in the way that he should choose.

  13  His soul shall gabide in well-being,

and his hoffspring ishall inherit the land.

  14  jThe friendship2 of the Lord is for those who fear him,

and he makes known to them his covenant.

  15  My keyes are ever toward the Lord,

for he will lpluck my feet out of the net.

  16  mTurn to me and be gracious to me,

for I am lonely and afflicted.

  17  The troubles of my heart are enlarged;

bring me out of my distresses.

  18  nConsider my affliction and my trouble,

and forgive all my sins.

  19  Consider how many are my foes,

and with what violent hatred they hate me.

  20  Oh, guard my soul, and deliver me!

oLet me not be put to shame, for I take refuge in you.

  21  May integrity and uprightness preserve me,

for I wait for you.

  22  pRedeem Israel, O God,

out of all his troubles.

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