Psalm 17

A Prayer. Pertaining to Dauid. Hearken, O Lord, to my righteousness; attend to my petition; give ear to my prayer on lips not deceitful. From before your countenance may my judgment come forth; let my eyes see straightforwardness. You tested my heart; you visited by night; in fire you tested me, and no injustice was…

Psalm 16

A Prayer. Pertaining to Dauid. Listen, O Lord, to my righteousness; attend to my petition; give ear to my prayer on lips not deceitful. From your countenance may my judgment come forth; let my eyes see acts of straightforwardness. You tried my heart in fire; you visited by night; you grilled me, and no injustice…

Psalm 15

A stele inscription. Pertaining to Dauid. Guard me, O Lord, because in you I hoped. I said to the Lord, “My Lord you are, because you have no need of my goodness.” To the holy ones in his land— he made marvelous all his will in them. Their infirmities were multiplied; after which they were…

Psalm 14

A Psalm. Pertaining to Dauid. O Lord, who shall sojourn in your camp? And who shall encamp on your holy mountain? One walking blameless and doing righteousness, speaking truth in his heart; who has not beguiled with his tongue nor done evil to his neighbor and did not take up insult against those near him….

Psalm 13

At the end. A Psalm. Pertaining to Dauid. The fool said in his heart, “There is no God.” They caused corruption and were loathsome in their pursuits; there is no one practicing kindness; there is not even one. The Lord bent down from heaven to see the sons of humanity to see if there be…

Psalm 12

At the end. A Psalm. Pertaining to Dauid. How long, O Lord, will you completely forget me? How long will you turn your countenance from me? Until when shall I hold counsels in my soul, have sorrows in my heart by day? How will shall my enemy be exalted over me? Look upon, hearken to…

Psalm 11

At the end. Over the eighth. A Psalm. Pertaining to Dauid. Save me, O Lord, a devout one has failed, because truths became scarce among the sons of humanity. Each spoke vanities to his neighbor; lips are deceitful, in the heart and in the heart they spoke. May the Lord destroy all deceitful lips and…

Psalm 10

At the end. A Psalm. Pertaining to Dauid. In the Lord I have trusted; how will you say to my soul, “Flee to the mountains like a sparrow”? Because, behold, sinners bent a bow; they prepared arrows for the quiver, to shoot in the darkness at the upright in heart, because what you fashioned they…

Psalm 9

At the end. Over the secrets of the son. A Psalm. Pertaining to Dauid. I will acknowledge you, O Lord, with my whole heart; I describe all your wonders. I will be glad and will rejoice in you; I will sing a psalm to your name, O Most High. When my enemy turns back, rearwards,…

Psalm 8

At the end. Over the wine vats. A Psalm. Pertaining to Dauid. O Lord, our Lord, how marvelous is your name in all the earth. Out of the mouths of infants and nurslings you have brought forth praise, because of your enemies to put down the enemy and avenger, because I will observe the heavens,…