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Top of Page   Chapter 1

Lord God, thank You for Your promise, that You bless those who do not walk in the counsel of the ungodly.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your promise, that You bless those who do not take the path of sinners.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your promise, that You bless those who do not sit in the seat of scorners.

 

Lord God, keep me from embracing ungodly counsel.

 

Lord God, keep me from entangling myself with those who love sin.

 

Lord God, keep me from joining company with those whose mouths are set against You.

 

Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.

 

Psalm 1: 1

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You bless those who delight in Your law, and meditate on it day and night.

 

Lord God, cause me to delight in Your law.

 

Lord God, cause me to meditate on Your law day and night.

 

But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.

 

Psalm 1: 2

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that those who do not walk in the counsel of the ungodly, who do not take the path of sinners, who do not sit in the seat of scorners, but who delight in Your law, and meditate on it day and night, will be like a tree planted by rivers of water. They will produce Your fruit in the proper season, and whatever they do will prosper.

 

Lord God, cause me to be like a tree planted by rivers of water, producing Your fruit in the proper season.

 

Lord God, cause those things in my life that produce Your fruit, to prosper.

 

And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.

 

Psalm 1: 3

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the ungodly are like chaff that the wind blows away.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the ungodly's fruit is like a withered plant that blows away in the wind.

 

Lord God, keep me from becoming ungodly.

 

The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.

 

Psalm 1: 4

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the ungodly will not stand in the judgment.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that sinners will not stand in the congregation of the righteous.

 

Lord God, cause me to be in the congregation of the righteous.

 

Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.

 

Psalm 1: 5

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You know the way of the righteous.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the way of the ungodly will perish.

 

Lord God, cause my ways to be righteous, and preserve me unto salvation.

 

For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

 

Psalm 1: 6

 

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Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that it is foolish for the heathen to rage, and for people to plot worthless things.

 

Lord God, keep me from raging, and from plotting worthless things.

 

Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?

 

Psalm 2: 1

Lord God, thank you for Your truth, that You laugh and scoff when kings and rulers of the earth take counsel together against You, and against Your Anointed One.

 

The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying,  Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us.  He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision.

 

Psalm 2: 2-4

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You will speak in Your wrath to the kings and rulers who take counsel against You, as You terrify them in Your fury, telling them what things will take place.

 

Then shall he speak unto them in his wrath, and vex them in his sore displeasure.

 

Psalm 2: 5

Lord God, thank You for Your promise, to set Your king upon Your holy hill of Zion.

 

Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Zion.

 

Psalm 2: 6

Lord God, thank You for Your promise, that You would declare a decree, Thou art my Son; this day have I begotten thee.

 

Lord God, thank You for fulfilling what You have promised to our fathers, by raising Your Son, Jesus, from the dead.

 

Also Reference Acts 13: 33 - God hath fulfilled the same unto us their children, in that he hath raised up Jesus again; as it is also written in the second psalm, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee.

 

I will declare the decree: the LORD hath said unto me, Thou art my Son; this day have I begotten thee.

 

Psalm 2: 7

Lord God, thank You for Your promise, to give Your Son the nations for His inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for His possession.

 

Lord God, cause Jesus Christ to intercede on my behalf, and make me His inheritance, and the ends of the earth for His possession.

 

Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession.

 

Psalm 2: 8

Lord God, thank You for Your promise, that Your Son would break them with a rod of iron, and dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.

 

Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.

 

Psalm 2: 9

Lord God, thank You for Your instruction, for the kings of the earth to be wise, and judges of the earth to be instructed.

 

Be wise now therefore, O ye kings: be instructed, ye judges of the earth.

 

Psalm 2: 10

Lord God, thank You for Your instruction, that the kings of the earth should serve You with fear.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your instruction, that the kings of the earth should rejoice with trembling.

 

Lord God, cause the kings and judges of the earth to fear You with rejoicing and trembling.

 

Lord God, cause me to fear You with rejoicing and trembling.

 

Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling.

 

Psalm 2: 11

Lord God, thank You for Your instruction, to be in agreement with, and be reconciled to Your son.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your promise, to bless those who put their trust in Your Son.

 

Lord God, cause me to be in agreement and reconciled with Your Son.

 

Lord God, bless me as I put my trust in Your Son.

 

Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him.

 

Psalm 2: 12

 

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Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that it is not uncommon for people to trouble us.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that it is not uncommon for people to rise up against us.

 

LORD, how are they increased that trouble me! many are they that rise up against me.

 

Psalm 3: 1-2

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that we can expect people to tell us that You are of no help to us.

 

Many there be which say of my soul, There is no help for him in God. Selah.

 

Psalm 3: 1-2

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are a shield.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You can be our glory.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You can sustain us.

 

Lord God, be my shield, my protector, and the one who sustains me.

 

But thou, O LORD, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head.

 

Psalm 3: 3

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You can hear us out of Your holy hill.

 

Lord God, when I cry out to You with my voice, hear me.

 

I cried unto the LORD with my voice, and he heard me out of his holy hill. Selah.

 

Psalm 3: 4

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to sustain us while we are sleeping.

 

Lord God, sustain me as I sleep.

 

I laid me down and slept; I awaked; for the LORD sustained me.

 

Psalm 3: 5

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that because of You we do not have to be afraid, even if ten thousands of people set themselves against us.

 

Lord God, cause me to not be afraid, even if ten thousand people set themselves against me.

 

I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people, that have set themselves against me round about.

 

Psalm 3: 6

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to strike our enemies on the cheek.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to break the teeth of the ungodly.

 

Lord God, cause my enemies to be struck upon the cheek.

 

Lord God, cause the teeth of the wicked to be broken.

 

Arise, O LORD; save me, O my God: for thou hast smitten all mine enemies upon the cheek bone; thou hast broken the teeth of the ungodly.

 

Psalm 3: 7

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that Salvation belongs to You.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that Your blessing is on Your people.

 

Lord God, thank You for blessing Your people with Your salvation. Keep me in close fellowship so I might experience Your blessing.

 

Lord God, keep me in close fellowship so I might experience Your blessing, and inherit Your salvation.

 

Salvation belongeth unto the LORD: thy blessing is upon thy people. Selah.

 

Psalm 3: 8

 

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Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to give us relief when we are in distress.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to have mercy on us.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to hear our prayers.

 

Lord God, be the God of my righteousness, give me relief when I am in distress, have mercy on me, and hear my prayers.

 

Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.

 

Psalm 4: 1

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that men have turned Your glory into shame.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that men have loved worthless things.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that men have pursued lies.

 

Lord God, keep me from turning Your glory into shame, from loving worthless things, and from being one who deceives.

 

O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into shame? how long will ye love vanity, and seek after leasing? Selah.

 

Psalm 4: 2

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You have set the godly apart for Yourself.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to hear when we call to You.

 

Lord God, cause me to be godly, set me aside for Yourself, and hear me when I call to You.

 

But know that the LORD hath set apart him that is godly for himself: the LORD will hear when I call unto him.

 

Psalm 4: 3

Lord God, thank You for Your instruction, to be angry but to not sin.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your instruction, to commune with our own hearts on our beds, and to be still.

 

Lord God, in my anger, keep me from sin. On my bed, let me reflect and be still.

 

Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.

 

Psalm 4: 4

Lord God, thank You for Your instruction, to offer sacrifices of righteousness, and to put our trust in You.

 

Lord God, accept my sacrifices of righteousness, and cause me to place my trust in You.

 

Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your trust in the LORD.

 

Psalm 4: 5

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that there are many who ask for blessing, but who do not know where blessings come from.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to put the light of Your countenance on us.

 

Lord God, cause the light of Your countenance to be on me.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to fill our hearts with more gladness and joy, than those who ask for Your blessing and get many worldly goods, but do not know You.

 

Lord God, cause my heart to be filled with more gladness and joy, than those who have increased riches, yet do not know You.

 

There be many that say, Who will shew us any good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us. Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their wine increased.

 

Psalm 4: 6-7

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that only You, are able to make us dwell in safety.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that we are able to lay down and sleep in peace, because You make us safe.

 

Lord God, cause me to look to You for my safe keeping.

 

Lord God, cause me to lie down in peace, and sleep.

 

I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety.

 

Psalm 4: 8

 

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Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to give ear to our words.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to consider our meditations.

 

Lord God, hear my words, and consider my meditations.

 

Give ear to my words, O LORD, consider my meditation.

 

Psalm 5: 1

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to hearken to the voice of our cry.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are our King, and our God.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that we should pray to You.

 

Lord God, take action when You hear my voice, and my cry.

 

Lord God, my King and my God, it is to You I will pray.

 

Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and my God: for unto thee will I pray.

 

Psalm 5: 2

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to hear our voice in the morning.

 

Lord God, cause me to direct my prayer to You in the morning.

 

My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up.

 

Psalm 5: 3

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are not a God that has pleasure in wickedness.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that evil will not dwell with You.

 

Lord God, cause me to not have pleasure in wickedness, or dwell with evil.

 

For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee.

 

Psalm 5: 4

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the foolish will not stand in Your sight.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You hate all workers of iniquity.

 

Lord God, cause me to not be a fool, or a worker of iniquity.

 

The foolish shall not stand in thy sight: thou hatest all workers of iniquity.

 

Psalm 5: 5

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You will destroy those who speak lies.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You detest murderers, and deceivers.

 

Lord God, cause me to not speak lies, to murder, or to deceive.

 

Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing: the LORD will abhor the bloody and deceitful man.

 

Psalm 5: 6

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You have a multitude of mercy.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that we should fear You.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that we should worship toward Your holy temple.

 

Lord God, in the multitude of Your mercy, and in fear of You, cause me to worship toward Your holy temple.

 

In the multitude of thy mercy: and in thy fear will I worship toward thy holy temple.

 

Psalm 5: 7

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to lead us in Your righteousness.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to show us the straight path.

 

Lord God, cause me to see Your straight paths.

 

Lord God, lead me in Your righteousness, in the sight of my enemies.

 

Lead me, O LORD, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face.

 

Psalm 5: 8

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that there are those who have no faithfulness in their mouth.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that there are those whose hearts are full of wickedness.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that there are those whose throats are an open grave.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that there are those who speak flattering words.

 

Lord God, protect me from those whose speech is deceitful, whose hearts are full of wickedness, whose throats are an open grave, and who speak flattering words.

 

For there is no faithfulness in their mouth; their inward part is very wickedness; their throat is an open sepulchre; they flatter with their tongue.

 

Psalm 5: 9

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to destroy.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to cause them to fal by their own counsels.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to cast men out because of their many transgressions.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to cast men out because they have rebelled against You.

 

Lord God, cause my wicked enemies to bear their guilt, and let them fall by their own counsels. Cast them out because of their many transgressions, and because of their rebellion against You.

 

Destroy thou them, O God; let them fall by their own counsels; cast them out in the multitude of their transgressions; for they have rebelled against thee.

 

Psalm 5: 10

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that those who put their trust in You should rejoice.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that those who fear You should continually shout for joy, because You defend them.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that those who love Your name should be joyful in You.

 

Lord God, cause me to fear You, rejoice, and shout for joy because You defend me.

 

Lord God, cause me to love Your name, and to be joyful in You.

 

But let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because thou defendest them: let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee.

 

Psalm 5: 11

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You will bless the righteous.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You will have favor on the righteous, and will cover them as with a shield.

 

Lord God, cause me to be righteous.

 

Lord God, bless me with Your favor.

 

Lord God, cover me as with a shield.

 

For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield.

 

Psalm 5: 12

 

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Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that it is not good to be rebuked in Your anger.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that it is not good to be disciplined in Your wrath.

 

Lord God, do not rebuke me in Your anger, or chasten me in Your wrath.

 

O LORD, rebuke me not in thine anger, neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.

 

Psalm 6: 1

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to have mercy on us.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that we are weak.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to heal our infirmities.

 

Lord God, have mercy on me, and heal my infirmities.

 

Have mercy upon me, O LORD; for I am weak: O LORD, heal me; for my bones are vexed.

 

Psalm 6: 2

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You may delay Your remedy to our requests.

 

Lord God, when my soul is greatly troubled, restore me quickly.

 

My soul is also sore vexed: but thou, O LORD, how long?

 

Psalm 6: 3

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to deliver our souls.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to save us for Your mercies' sake.

 

Lord God, return and deliver my soul, for Your mercies' sake.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that in death there may be no remembrance of You.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that in the grave, no one may be able to give You thanks.

 

Lord God, cause me to always be able to remember You, and to show You my thankfulness.

 

Return, O LORD, deliver my soul: oh save me for thy mercies' sake. For in death there is no remembrance of thee: in the grave who shall give thee thanks?

 

Psalm 6: 4-5

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that it is possible because of our enemies, that we may become weary with groaning.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that it is possible because of our enemies, that we may have a restless night's sleep.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that it is possible because of our enemies, that we may cry a lot of tears.

 

Lord God, cause me to seek You as my comfort, when it is hard to bear the wrath of my enemies.

 

I am weary with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears. Mine eye is consumed because of grief; it waxeth old because of all mine enemies.

 

Psalm 6: 6-7

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that if You hear our plea, and our weeping, You may take action.

 

Lord God, thank You for regarding my cries.

 

Lord God, remove the workers of iniquity from before me.

 

Depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity; for the LORD hath heard the voice of my weeping.

 

Psalm 6: 8

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You can hear our supplications.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You can receive our prayers.

 

Lord God, hear my petitions, and receive my prayers.

 

The LORD hath heard my supplication; the LORD will receive my prayer.

 

Psalm 6: 9

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that it is possible for my enemies to be ashamed, and troubled.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that it is possible for my enemies to be turned away suddenly in disgrace.

 

Lord God, cause my enemies to be ashamed and greatly troubled.

 

Lord God, cause my enemies to be turned away in sudden disgrace.

 

Let all mine enemies be ashamed and sore vexed: let them return and be ashamed suddenly.

 

Psalm 6: 10

 

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Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that our trust should be in You, if we want to be saved from those who persecute us.

 

Lord God, my God, cause me to trust in You.

 

Lord God, save me from those who persecute me.

 

Lord God, deliver me from those who persecute me.

 

O LORD my God, in thee do I put my trust: save me from all them that persecute me, and deliver me:

 

Psalm 7: 1

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that without Your deliverance, our enemies would tear our souls like a lion, rip us to pieces, and there would be none to deliver us.

 

Lord God, deliver me from my enemies, and rescue me.

 

Lest he tear my soul like a lion, rending it in pieces, while there is none to deliver.

 

Psalm 7: 2

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that if there is iniquity in our hands, the enemy would have cause to persecute our souls, to lay our lives down on the earth, and to lay our honor in the dust.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that if we have rewarded evil to those who were at peace with us, the enemy would have cause to persecute our souls, to lay our lives down on the earth, and to lay our honor in the dust.

 

Lord God, cause me to not have iniquity on my hands.

 

Lord God, cause me to not reward evil to those who are at peace with me.

 

O LORD my God, if I have done this; if there be iniquity in my hands; If I have rewarded evil unto him that was at peace with me; (yea, I have delivered him that without cause is mine enemy:) Let the enemy persecute my soul, and take it; yea, let him tread down my life upon the earth, and lay mine honour in the dust. Selah.

 

Psalm 7: 3-5

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to rise in Your anger.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to lift Yourself up because of the rage of my enemies.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to rise up and decree justice.

 

Lord God, arise in Your anger, and lift Yourself up against the rage of my enemies.

 

Lord God, rise up for me, and decree justice.

 

Arise, O LORD, in thine anger, lift up thyself because of the rage of mine enemies: and awake for me to the judgment that thou hast commanded.

 

Psalm 7: 6

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the assembly of the congregation of people will gather around You.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that for the sakes of the congregation of people who will gather round You, You shall take Your seat on high.

 

Lord God, take Your seat on high, and cause the congregation of people to gather around You.

 

So shall the congregation of the people compass thee about: for their sakes therefore return thou on high.

 

Psalm 7: 7

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are judge of the people.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to judge according to our righteousness.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to judge according to our integrity that is in us.

 

Lord God, judge me according to my righteousness, and according to my integrity that is in me.

 

The LORD shall judge the people: judge me, O LORD, according to my righteousness, and according to mine integrity that is in me.

 

Psalm 7: 8

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the wickedness of the wicked can come to an end.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the righteous can be established.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are a righteous God.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to search hearts.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to search minds.

 

Lord God, cause the evil of the wicked come to an end.

 

Lord God, establish the righteous.

 

Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God trieth the hearts and reins.

 

Psalm 7: 9

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are a defender of the upright in heart.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You save the upright in heart.

 

Lord God, cause me to be upright in heart.

 

Lord God, cause my defense to be of You.

 

My defence is of God, which saveth the upright in heart.

 

Psalm 7: 10

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You judge the righteous.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are angry with the wicked every day.

 

Lord God, cause me to be righteous, and judge me in my righteousness.

 

God judgeth the righteous, and God is angry with the wicked every day.

 

Psalm 7: 11

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that if the wicked will not turn, You will sharpen, and ready Your sword.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You have prepared instruments of death.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You have bent Your bow and made it ready.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You have ordained Your arrows against the unrighteous.

 

Lord God, cause me to turn from my iniquities.

 

If he turn not, he will whet his sword; he hath bent his bow, and made it ready.  He hath also prepared for him the instruments of death; he ordaineth his arrows against the persecutors.

 

Psalm 7: 12-16

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the wicked do evil works.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the wicked conceive trouble.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the wicked bring forth deceit.

 

Lord God, cause me to not do evil, conceive mischief, or be deceitful.

 

Behold, he travaileth with iniquity, and hath conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood.

 

Psalm 7: 14

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the wicked dig a pit, and fall into the hole they have made.

 

Lord God, cause me to not do evil, conceive mischief, or be deceitful.

 

He made a pit, and digged it, and is fallen into the ditch which he made.

 

Psalm 7: 15

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the wicked's mischief will return on themselves, and their violence will come down on their own head.

 

Lord God, cause me to not do evil, conceive mischief, or be deceitful.

 

His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own pate.

 

Psalm 7: 16

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that it is good to praise You according to Your righteousness.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that it is good to sing praises to Your name most high.

 

Lord God, cause me to praise You according to Your righteousness, and sing praises to Your name most high.

 

I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high.

 

Psalm 7: 17

 

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Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are our Lord.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that Your name is excellent in all the earth.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that Your glory has been set above the heavens.

 

Lord God, Your name is excellent, and Your glory is set above the heavens.

 

O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the heavens.

 

Psalm 8: 1

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that from the mouth's of babies and small children, You can bring forth praise, that is able to silence your enemies and all who oppose You.

 

Lord God, cause Your praise to be brought forth from all, even from small children who normally would not be able to comprehend great things.

 

Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger.

 

Psalm 8: 2

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the heavens are Yours.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that creation is the work of Your fingers.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You have set the moon and stars in place.

 

Lord God, when I consider the greatness of Your creation, cause me to consider, "What is man, that You are mindful of him?"

 

Lord God, when I consider the greatness of Your creation, cause me to consider, "What is the son of man, that You care for him?"

 

When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained; What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him?

 

Psalm 8: 3-4

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You made man a little lower than the angels.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that have crowned man with glory and honor.

 

For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honour.

 

Psalm 8: 5

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that made man to have dominion over the works of Your hands.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You have put all things under our feet.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that we have been given rule over all sheep and oxen, beasts of the field, fowl of the air, fish of the sea, and whatever passes along the paths of the seas.

 

Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands; thou hast put all things under his feet: All sheep and oxen, yea, and the beasts of the field; The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatsoever passeth through the paths of the seas.

 

Psalm 8: 6-8

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that Your name is excellent in all the earth.

 

Lord God, I praise Your name! Your name is excellent!

 

O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth!

 

Psalm 8: 9

 

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Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that it is good to praise You with our whole heart.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that it is good to declare all of Your marvelous works.

 

Lord God, cause me to praise You with my whole heart, and to declare all of Your marvelous works.

 

I will praise thee, O LORD, with my whole heart; I will shew forth all thy marvellous works.

 

Psalm 9: 1

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that it is good to rejoice and be glad in You.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that it is good to sing praise to Your name.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are the Lord, most High.

 

Lord God, cause me to be glad and rejoice in You.

 

Lord God, cause me to sing praises to Your name.

 

I will be glad and rejoice in thee: I will sing praise to thy name, O thou most High.

 

Psalm 9: 2

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You can turn back our enemies.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to make our enemies fall and perish at Your presence.

 

Lord God, cause my enemies to turn back, and do with them as You will.

 

When mine enemies are turned back, they shall fall and perish at thy presence.

 

Psalm 9: 3

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to maintain our right, and our cause.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You sit on the throne and judge rightly.

 

Lord God, cause my right and my cause to be maintained, as You sit on Your throne and judge rightly.

 

For thou hast maintained my right and my cause; thou satest in the throne judging right.

 

Psalm 9: 4

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You punish those who do not acknowledge You.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You destroy those who are wicked.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You blot out the name of the wicked, for ever and ever.

 

Lord God, cause me to acknowledge You as my Lord, and my God.

 

Lord God, cause me to be righteous, and blameless in Your sight.

 

Thou hast rebuked the heathen, thou hast destroyed the wicked, thou hast put out their name for ever and ever.

 

Psalm 9: 5

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that our enemies can be brought to their end.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to destroy the cities of our enemies.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the memorials of our enemies will perish with them.

 

O thou enemy, destructions are come to a perpetual end: and thou hast destroyed cities; their memorial is perished with them.

 

Psalm 9: 6

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You will endure for ever.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You have prepared Your throne for judgment.

 

But the LORD shall endure for ever: he hath prepared his throne for judgment.

 

Psalm 9: 7

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You will judge the world with righteousness.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You will judge the people with uprightness.

 

Lord God, cause the world to be judged in righteousness, and minister judgment to the people in uprightness.

 

And he shall judge the world in righteousness, he shall minister judgment to the people in uprightness.

 

Psalm 9: 8

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are a refuge for the oppressed.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are a refuge in times of trouble.

 

Lord God, cause me to seek You for my refuge in my oppression.

 

Lord God, cause me to seek You for my refuge in times of trouble.

 

The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.

 

Psalm 9: 9

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that those who know Your name, will put their trust in You.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You have not forsaken those who seek You.

 

Lord God, cause me to know Your name, put my trust in You, and seek You.

 

And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, LORD, hast not forsaken them that seek thee.

 

Psalm 9: 10

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that it is good to sing praises to You.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You dwell in Zion.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that it is good to proclaim to the nations, the things You have done.

 

Lord God, cause me to sing praises to You, and to make known among the nations what You have done.

 

Sing praises to the LORD, which dwelleth in Zion: declare among the people his doings.

 

Psalm 9: 11

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You will bring judgment.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You will remember those who sing praises to You.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You will remember those who proclaim to the nations, the things You have done.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You do not forget the cry of the humble.

 

Lord God, cause me to sing praises to You, and to make known among the nations what You have done.

 

Lord God, cause me to be humble, remember me, and do not forget my cry.

 

When he maketh inquisition for blood, he remembereth them: he forgetteth not the cry of the humble.

 

Psalm 9: 12

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to have mercy on us.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to consider the trouble we suffer from those who hate us.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to lift us up from the gates of death.

 

Lord God, have mercy on me.

 

Lord God, consider how my enemies persecute me.

 

Lord God, lift me up from the gates of death.

 

Lord God, thank You for having mercy on me, considering how my enemies have persecuted me, and for lifting me from the gates of death.

 

Have mercy upon me, O LORD; consider my trouble which I suffer of them that hate me, thou that liftest me up from the gates of death:

 

Psalm 9: 13

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that it is good to proclaim Your praise in the congregation of the saints.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that it is good to rejoice in Your salvation.

 

Lord God, cause me to declare Your praise in the congregation of the saints.

 

Lord God, cause me to rejoice in Your salvation.

 

That I may shew forth all thy praise in the gates of the daughter of Zion: I will rejoice in thy salvation.

 

Psalm 9: 14

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that those who do not acknowledge You as God, sink in the pit they have made.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that those who do not acknowledge You as God, catch their own feet in the nets they have hidden.

 

Lord God, cause me to acknowledge You as God.

 

The heathen are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken.

 

Psalm 9: 15

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are known by the judgment You execute.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the wicked are snared in the work of their own hands.

 

Lord God, cause me to be righteous, and to consider Your judgments.

 

Lord God, keep me from being snared in the work of my hands.

 

The LORD is known by the judgment which he executeth: the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah.

 

Psalm 9: 16

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the wicked will be sent to the grave.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the nations that forget You will be sent to the grave.

 

Lord God, cause me to be righteous, and to not be among a nation who has forgotten You.

 

Lord God, keep me from being part of a nation that has forgotten You.

 

Lord God, cause all nations to remember You.

 

The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.

 

Psalm 9: 17

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the needy will not always be forgotten.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the expectation of the poor will not perish for ever.

 

Lord God, cause me to remember the needy, and to give hope to the poor.

 

Lord God, cause my nation to remember the needy, and to give hope to the poor.

 

Lord God, cause all nations to remember the needy, and to give hope to the poor.

 

For the needy shall not alway be forgotten: the expectation of the poor shall not perish for ever.

 

Psalm 9: 18

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that it is not good for evil men to prevail

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that it is good for those who do not acknowledge You as God, to be judged in Your sight.

 

Lord God, do not let wicked men prevail.

 

Lord God, cause those who do not acknowledge You as God, to be judged in Your site.

 

Arise, O LORD; let not man prevail: let the heathen be judged in thy sight.

 

Psalm 9: 19

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that when a nation is put in fear, they are made to realize how they are merely human.

 

Lord God, cause the nations who think highly of themselves, to be put in fear, so they may contemplate their mortality.

 

Put them in fear, O LORD: that the nations may know themselves to be but men. Selah.

 

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Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You may stand far of from us.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You may hide Yourself from us, in times of our trouble.

 

Lord God, cause me to know You are there, even when You are far away.

 

Lord God, cause me to know You are there, even when You hide during my times of trouble.

 

Why standest thou afar off, O LORD? why hidest thou thyself in times of trouble?

 

Psalm 10: 1

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that in their pride, the wicked persecute the poor.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that it is good for those who persecute the poor, to be taken in the schemes they have devised.

 

Lord God, cause the wicked, who in their pride persecute the poor, to be caught in the schemes they have devised.

 

The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.

 

Psalm 10: 2

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the wicked boast of their hearts desire.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You abhor those who covet.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the wicked bless those who covet.

 

Lord God, cause me to be righteous.

 

Lord God, cause me to not boast of my heart's desire.

 

Lord God, cause me to not bless those who covet.

 

For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, and blesseth the covetous, whom the LORD abhorreth.

 

Psalm 10: 3

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that in their pride, wicked men do not seek after You.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are not in the thoughts of the wicked.

 

Lord God, cause me to humbly and righteously seek after You.

 

Lord God, cause me to continually think of You.

 

The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts.

 

Psalm 10: 4

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the ways of the wicked are always grievous.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that Your judgments are far above, and out the wicked's sight.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the wicked sneers at all his enemies.

 

Lord God, cause me to be righteous, and my ways to not be grievous.

 

Lord God, cause Your judgments to always be before my eyes.

 

Lord God, keep me from being proud, and haughty, when dealing with my adversaries.

 

His ways are always grievous; thy judgments are far above out of his sight: as for all his enemies, he puffeth at them.

 

Psalm 10: 5

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the wicked tell themselves, that they will not be removed from their success.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the wicked tell themselves, that they will never be in adversity.

 

Lord God, cause me to know in my heart, that I am powerless against my adversaries, unless You are there to protect me.

 

He hath said in his heart, I shall not be moved: for I shall never be in adversity.

 

Psalm 10: 6

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the wicked's mouth is full of cursing, deceit, and fraud, and under his tongue is mischief and vanity.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that under the wicked's tongue is mischief and vanity.

 

Lord God, cause there to be no cursing, deceit or fraud in my mouth.

 

Lord God, keep me from hiding mischief in my speech.

 

Lord God, keep me from speaking pridefully.

 

His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and fraud: under his tongue is mischief and vanity.

 

Psalm 10: 7

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the wicked sit in ambush, to murder the innocent.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the wicked's eyes are secretly set against the poor.

 

Lord God, cause me to not sit in ambush to murder the innocent.

 

Lord God, cause my eyes to not be set against the poor.

 

Lord God, protect the innocent, who otherwise would be victims of the wicked.

 

Lord God, keep me from being the victim of the wicked, who are sitting in ambush.

 

He sitteth in the lurking places of the villages: in the secret places doth he murder the innocent: his eyes are privily set against the poor.

 

Psalm 10: 8

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the wicked lie in wait secretly, as a lion in his den.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the wicked lie in wait secretly, to catch the poor, and to draw them into his net.

 

Lord God, keep the poor of this world, from being caught in the net of the wicked.

 

Lord God, keep me from being caught in the net of the wicked.

 

He lieth in wait secretly as a lion in his den: he lieth in wait to catch the poor: he doth catch the poor, when he draweth him into his net.

 

Psalm 10: 9

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the wicked crouch, and humble themselves, that the poor may fall by his strength.

 

Lord God, keep the poor from falling victim to the wicked, who are crouching, waiting for a victim.

 

Lord God, keep me from being crushed, by the deviousness, and strength of the wicked.

 

He croucheth, and humbleth himself, that the poor may fall by his strong ones.

 

Psalm 10: 10

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the wicked say in their hearts, that You have forgotten.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the wicked hide their faces, saying You will never see it.

 

Lord God, cause me to be righteous, and not say in my heart that You have forgotten.

 

Lord God, cause me to be righteous, and to not believe there is anything out of Your sight.

 

He hath said in his heart, God hath forgotten: he hideth his face; he will never see it.

 

Psalm 10: 11

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to arise, lift up Your hand, and not forget the humble.

 

Lord God, arise, lift up Your hand, and do not forget the helpless.

 

Lord God, cause me to be humble, and do not forget me.

 

Arise, O LORD; O God, lift up thine hand: forget not the humble.

 

Psalm 10: 12

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the wicked look down in disdain at You.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the wicked say in their hearts, that You will not judge.

 

Lord God, cause me to be righteous, and to not say in my heart, that You will not require an account.

 

Wherefore doth the wicked contemn God? he hath said in his heart, Thou wilt not require it.

 

Psalm 10: 13

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You behold mischief and spite.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that deal with mischief and spite with Your own hands.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that the poor commit themselves to You.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are the helper of the fatherless.

 

Lord God, in my need, I commit myself to Your oversight, to take my trouble and grief into Your own hand.

 

Thou hast seen it; for thou beholdest mischief and spite, to requite it with thy hand: the poor committeth himself unto thee; thou art the helper of the fatherless.

 

Psalm 10: 14

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to bring harm to an evil man.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are able to bring calamity to an evil man, until no evil remains.

 

Break thou the arm of the wicked and the evil man: seek out his wickedness till thou find none.

 

Psalm 10: 15

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You are King for ever and ever.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that those who do not acknowledge You as God, will perish out of Your land.

 

Lord God, cause me to acknowledge You as my God, and my King.

 

The LORD is King for ever and ever: the heathen are perished out of his land.

 

Psalm 10: 16

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You have heard the desire of the humble.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You will prepare the heart of the humble.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that You will cause Your ear to hear the desires of the humble.

 

Lord God, cause me to be humble, prepare my heart, and cause me to bring my petitions to You.

 

LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear:

 

Psalm 10: 17

Lord God, thank You for Your promise, to defend the fatherless.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your promise, to defend the oppressed.

 

Lord God, thank You for Your truth, that when you bring judgment in favor of the fatherless and the oppressed, men will no longer be able to oppress.

 

Lord God, cause me to do good to those who are fatherless.

 

Lord God, cause me to do good toward the oppressed.

 

To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that the man of the earth may no more oppress.

 

Psalm 10: 18

 

 

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