View Psalms 26 in the note window.
David professes his integrity, ver. 1 - 8.
Deprecates the doom of the wicked, ver. 9, 10.
Casts himself upon the mercy of God, ver. 11, 12.
A psalm of David.
1: Trusted - I have committed my cause and affairs to thee.
3: For - I dare appeal to thee, because thou knowest I have a deep
sense of thy loving - kindness, by which I have been led to love and obey
4: Sat - Continued with them. I have been so far from an imitation
of their wicked courses, that I have avoided their company. Vain - With
false and deceitful persons. Go in - Into their company.
6: Compass - Approach to thine altar with my sacrifices: which I
could not do with any comfort, if I were conscious of those crimes,
whereof mine enemies accuse me.
8: House - Thy sanctuary and worship. Honour - Thy glorious and
9: Gather not - Do not bind me up in the same bundle, or put me into
the same accursed condition with them.
12: Standeth - I stand upon a sure and solid foundation, being under
the protection of God's promise, and his almighty and watchful providence.
Congregations - I will not only privately, but in the assemblies of thy
people celebrate thy praise.