14:1 The fool has said in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt. They have done abominable works. There is none who does good.
14:2 Yahweh looked down from heaven on the children of men, to see if there were any who understood, who sought after God.
14:3 They have all gone aside. They have together become corrupt. There is none who does good, no, not one.
14:4 Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge, who eat up my people as they eat bread, and don’t call on Yahweh?
14:5 There they were in great fear, for God is in the generation of the righteous.
14:6 You frustrate the plan of the poor, because Yahweh is his refuge.
14:7 Oh that the salvation of Israel would come out of Zion! When Yahweh restores the fortunes of his people, then Jacob shall rejoice, and Israel shall be glad. Psalm 15 A Psalm by David.
15:1 Yahweh, who shall dwell in your sanctuary? Who shall live on your holy hill?
15:2 He who walks blamelessly does what is right, and speaks truth in his heart;
15:3 He who doesn’t slander with his tongue, nor does evil to his friend, nor casts slurs against his fellow man;
15:4 In whose eyes a vile man is despised, but who honors those who fear Yahweh; he who keeps an oath even when it hurts, and doesn’t change;
15:5 he who doesn’t lend out his money for usury, nor take a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be shaken. Psalm 16 A Poem by David.
16:1 Preserve me, God, for in you do I take refuge.
16:2 My soul, you have said to Yahweh, “You are my Lord. Apart from you I have no good thing.”
16:3 As for the saints who are in the earth, they are the excellent ones in whom is all my delight.
16:4 Their sorrows shall be multiplied who give gifts to another god. Their drink offerings of blood I will not offer, nor take their names on my lips.
16:5 Yahweh assigned my portion and my cup. You made my lot secure.
16:6 The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places. Yes, I have a good inheritance.
16:7 I will bless Yahweh, who has given me counsel. Yes, my heart instructs me in the night seasons.
16:8 I have set Yahweh always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.
16:9 Therefore my heart is glad, and my tongue rejoices. My body shall also dwell in safety.
16:10 For you will not leave my soul in Sheol, neither will you allow your holy one to see corruption.
16:11 You will show me the path of life. In your presence is fullness of joy. In your right hand there are pleasures forevermore. Psalm 17 A Prayer by David.
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