Psalm 27
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1BY DAVID. YHWH [is] my light and my salvation, "" Whom do I fear? YHWH [is] the strength of my life, "" Of whom am I afraid?

2When evildoers come near to me to eat my flesh, "" My adversaries and my enemies to me, "" They have stumbled and fallen.

3Though a host encamps against me, "" My heart does not fear, "" Though war rises up against me, "" In this I [am] confident.

4One [thing] I asked of YHWH—it I seek: My dwelling in the house of YHWH, "" All the days of my life, "" To look on the pleasantness of YHWH, "" And to inquire in His temple.

5For He hides me in a dwelling place in the day of evil, "" He hides me in a secret place of His tent, "" He raises me up on a rock.

6And now my head is lifted up, "" Above my enemies—my surrounders, "" And I sacrifice in His tent sacrifices of shouting, "" I sing, indeed, I sing praise to YHWH.

7Hear, O YHWH, my voice—I call, "" And favor me, and answer me.

8My heart said to You, “They sought my face, "" Your face, O YHWH, I seek.”

9Do not hide Your face from me, "" Do not turn Your servant aside in anger, "" You have been my help. Do not leave me, nor forsake me, "" O God of my salvation.

10When my father and my mother "" Have forsaken me, then YHWH gathers me.

11Show me, O YHWH, Your way, "" And lead me in a path of uprightness, "" For the sake of my beholders.

12Do not give me to the will of my adversaries, "" For false witnesses have risen against me, "" And they breathe out violence to me.

13I had not believed to look on the goodness of YHWH "" In the land of the living!

14Look to YHWH—be strong, "" And He strengthens your heart, "" Indeed, look to YHWH!

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Psalm 26
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