Psalm 101 Young’s Literal Translation

A Pledge to Live Righteously

101 1  Kindness and judgment I sing, To Thee, O Jehovah, I sing praise. 2  I act wisely in a perfect way, When dost Thou come in unto me? I walk habitually in the integrity of my heart, In the midst of my house. 3  I set not before mine eyes a worthless thing, The work of those turning aside I have hated, It adhereth not to me. 4  A perverse heart turneth aside from me, Wickedness I know not. 5  Whoso slandereth in secret his neighbour, Him I cut off, The high of eyes and proud of heart, him I endure not. 6  Mine eyes are on the faithful of the land, To dwell with me, Whoso is walking in a perfect way, he serveth me. 7  He dwelleth not in my house who is working deceit, Whoso is speaking lies Is not established before mine eyes. 8  At morning I cut off all the wicked of the land, To cut off from the city of Jehovah All the workers of iniquity!

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