Psalm 101 World English Bible

A Pledge to Live Righteously

101 1  I will sing of loving kindness and justice.
To you, Yahweh, I will sing praises. 2  I will be careful to live a blameless life.
When will you come to me?
I will walk within my house with a blameless heart. 3  I will set no vile thing before my eyes.
I hate the deeds of faithless men.
They will not cling to me. 4  A perverse heart will be far from me.
I will have nothing to do with evil. 5  I will silence whoever secretly slanders his neighbor.
I won’t tolerate one who is haughty and conceited. 6  My eyes will be on the faithful of the land,
that they may dwell with me.
He who walks in a perfect way,
he will serve me. 7  He who practices deceit won’t dwell within my house.
He who speaks falsehood won’t be established before my eyes. 8  Morning by morning, I will destroy all the wicked of the land;
to cut off all the workers of iniquity from Yahweh’s city.

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