A Prayer for Divine Scrutiny and RedemptionA Psalm of David.Vindicate #Ps. Psalms 26. Psalm 29. 4 I do not sit with men of falsehood, nor do I consort with hypocrites. 7:9; Although we do not have a specific historical event, which is linked with Psalm 26, it appears that David is being accused of associating with ungodly men and participating in wickedness. for I have always been mindful of your unfailing love and have lived in reliance on your faithfulness. KJV Psalm 26:1 And we’ve already seen how Psalm 26 can easily fit David’s life when King Saul was chasing him. Judge me, O LORD; for I have walked in mine integrity: I have trusted also in … That is, chosen … (2) Ever conscious of the divine kindness and faithfulness, he abstains from all association with the wicked (v. 3-4). 7 That I may proclaim with the voice of thanksgiving, And tell of all Your wondrous works. 13:5; 28:7)I have also trusted in the Lord;I Psalm 73:13 Surely in vain I have kept my heart pure and have washed my hands in innocence. 4 I do not sit with the deceitful, nor do I associate with hypocrites. David says that he has walked in integrity and obedience—He loves the Lord’s house. Of David. Vindicate me, O Lord,for I have integrity,#tn Heb “for I (C)I have also trusted in the Lord;I shall not slip.2 (D)Examine me, O Lord, and [a]prove me;Try my mind and my heart.3 For Your lovingkindness is before my eyes,And (E)I have walked in Your truth.4 I have not (F)sat with idolatrous mortals,Nor will I go in with hypocrites.5 I have (G)hated the assembly of evildoers,And will not sit with the wicked. I will wash my hands in innocency The Vulgate Latin version renders it, "among innocent persons"; men of a holy harmless life and conversation; with these he determined to converse in common, and not with such as before described; or the sense is, that he would wash his hands, in token of his innocence, integrity, and uprightness, he had before spoke of, and of his having … (T)11 I lead a blameless life;    deliver me(U) and be merciful to me. Psalm 34. Psalms. Psalm 26. the world … Psalm 25. (K)5 I abhor(L) the assembly of evildoers    and refuse to sit with the wicked.6 I wash my hands in innocence,(M)    and go about your altar, Lord,7 proclaiming aloud your praise(N)    and telling of all your wonderful deeds.(O). The sweet singer of Israel appears before us in this Psalm as one enduring reproach; in this he was the type of the great Son of David, and is an encouraging example to us to carry the burden of slander to the throne of grace. 2 Put me on trial, Lord, and cross-examine me. Psalm 26 - King James Version;A Prayer for Divine Scrutiny and Redemption;Vindicate Me, O Lord; A Psalm of David. I say to the LORD, “You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing.” I say of the holy people who are in the land, “They are the noble ones in whom is all my delight.” Those who run after other gods will suffer more and more. Test my motives and my heart. BOOK I Psalms 1–41 - Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the LORD, and who meditates on his law day and night. NKJV, Ancient-Modern Bible, Comfort Print: One faith. A Psalm of David.. 26 Judge me, O LORD; for I have walked in mine integrity: I have trusted also in the LORD; therefore I shall not slide.. 2 Examine me, O LORD, and prove me; try my reins and my heart.. 3 For thy lovingkindness is before mine eyes: and I have walked in thy truth.. 4 I have not sat with vain persons, neither will I go in with dissemblers. Ps 26:1–3, matched by Ps 26:11–12, remind God of past integrity while asking for purification; Ps 26:4–5, matched by Ps 26:9–10, pray for inclusion among the just; Ps 26:6–8, the center of the poem, express the joy in God at the heart of all ritual. Psalm 17. Take your evil deeds out of … 1 Declare me innocent, O Lord, for I have acted with integrity; I have trusted in the Lord without wavering. The Story of Psalm 26. 26 Judge me,+ O Jehovah, for I myself have walked in my own integrity,+. Psalm 26:11 But as for me, I will walk in mine integrity: redeem me, and be merciful unto me. 8 Lord, I love(P) the house where you live,    the place where your glory dwells. I will praise you with the lyre, O God, my God. Psalm 21. Vindicate me, LORD, for I have led a blameless life; I have trusted in the LORD and have not faltered. All rights reserved. I do not sit with the deceitful, nor do I associate with hypocrites. Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. 26 1 Vindicate me, Lord, for I have led a blameless life; I have trusted in the Lord and have not faltered. 4 I do not sit with deceitful men, nor do I consort with hypocrites; 5 It is "a profession of integrity by a Levite, engaged in worshipping Yahweh in the temple choir. Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? Psalm 26 is simply titled A Psalm of David. Sign up here! Psalm 19. Psalm 32. 24 The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof,1. New King James Version (NKJV), A Prayer for Divine Scrutiny and Redemption. Psalm 26 is the 26th psalm from the Book of Psalms.. Psalm 23. But David clings to his integrity and is crying out for the Lord to judge his case and come to his defence. Their sorrows shall be multiplied that hasten after another god: their drink offerings of blood will I … 20:7)walked in my integrity.#(Ps. Sign up here! He wrote Psalms 2-41 when his enemies were fighting him. 11:1trusted in the Lord without wavering. May we never forget that Your plan and purposes are working out in our life for our eternal benefit and for Your greater glory – even during those times when we are beset by difficulties, dangers, deprivation and disappointments. The author invites the Lord to test his integrity, asserts his innocence and declares his loyalty to God.By David. 9 (I)Do[c] not gather my soul with sinners,Nor my life with bloodthirsty men,10 In whose hands is a sinister scheme,And whose right hand is full of (J)bribes. For all the saints. Judge me, O LORD; for I have walked in mine integrity: I have trusted also in the LORD; therefore … What Psalm 26 … Psalm 4:5 and have not faltered. 4 I have not sat with vain persons, neither will I go in with dissemblers. trusted. Psalm 28. Psalm 30. A psalm of David. So, he probably wrote Psalm 26 when he was fighting someone. Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? Keep me safe, my God, for in you I take refuge. Psalm 18. 2 Examine me, O Lord, and prove me; try my reins and my heart. 26. Of David. Used by permission. Psalm 22. Psalm 16. A Protestation of Integrity. NKJV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People, The NKJV, American Patriot's Bible, Hardcover: The Word of God and the Shaping of America, NKJV, Chronological Study Bible: Holy Bible, New King James Version, NKJV, Open Bible, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Complete Reference System, NKJV, Lucado Encouraging Word Bible, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, New King James Version. A Psalm of David. 3 For thy lovingkindness is before mine eyes: and I have walked in thy truth. And in Jehovah I have trusted, that I may not wobble.+ 2 Examine me, O Jehovah, and put me to the test;+ Psalm 26. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. Psalm 31. Psalm 15:2 He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart. A Psalm of David. Heavenly Father, thank You for the encouraging witness we have in the life of David. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. Psalm 27. David here, by the Spirit of prophecy, speaks of himself as a type of Christ, of whom what he here says of his spotless innocence was fully and eminently true, and of Christ only, and to Him we may apply it. 11 walked in my integrity,and I have #See Ps. 1 Vindicate me, Lord, for I have led a blameless life; I have trusted in the Lord. So, we can be confident from that and this superscription that David wrote Psalm 26. 2 Prove me, O Lord, and try me; test my heart and my mind. While it cannot be said for certain that Psalm 26 was composed by the king (as in the case of those psalms attributed to him by inspired New Testament writers, e.g., Matthew 22:43; Acts 1:16), a strong circumstantial case can be made for David’s authorship. # See Ps. 20:3; (Prov. 26 Vindicate me, O Lord, for I have walked in my integrity, and I have trusted in the Lord without wavering. 8 Jehovah, I love the house where you dwell,+ Psalm 35. Psalms 26. Psalm 26:4 "I have not sat with vain persons, neither will I go in with dissemblers." 26. 2 Test me, O LORD, and try me, examine my heart and my mind; 3 for your love is ever before me, and I walk continually in your truth. 2 Test me, Lord, and try me, examine my heart and my mind; 3 for I have always been mindful of your unfailing love and have lived in reliance on your faithfulness. Title. 3 For I am always aware of your unfailing love, New International Version (NIV). (A Psalm of David.) Psalm 26 – Standing in an Even Place. 1 Vindicate me,(A) Lord,    for I have led a blameless life;(B)I have trusted(C) in the Lord    and have not faltered. We do not know when David wrote Psalm 26. Psalm 25:21 Let integrity and uprightness preserve me; for I wait on thee. 5 I hate the assembly of evildoers, [3 For your steadfast love is before my eyes, and I walk in your faithfulness. (I), 4 I do not sit(J) with the deceitful,    nor do I associate with hypocrites. (1) He professes integrity in walk, and unwavering trust in Yahweh, as attested by Yahweh Himself (v. 1-2). Praying through Psalm 26:2 . Isaiah 1:16 Wash and make yourselves clean. So, David begins this lament psalm with a combination of an invocation, a petition, and an expression of confidence. Chapter 26. 11 But as for me, I will walk in my integrity;Redeem me and be merciful to me.12 (K)My foot stands in an even place;In the congregations I will bless the Lord. Attempts to place it at a specific time in David’s life are unsure. 2 Test me, Lord, and try me, examine my heart and my mind; 3 for I have always been mindful of your unfailing love. 7:8 Vindicate me, O Lord,for I have #ver. 6 I will wash my hands in innocence;So I will go about Your altar, O Lord,7 That I may proclaim with the voice of thanksgiving,And tell of all Your wondrous works.8 Lord, (H)I have loved the habitation of Your house,And the place [b]where Your glory dwells. ... Psalm 26. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. All rights reserved worldwide. Psalms 26:6. 6 I will wash my hands in innocence, And I will march around your altar, O Jehovah, 7 To cause the sound of thanksgiving to be heard+ And to declare all your wonderful works. PSALM 26 OVERVIEW. He did not feel safe. Psalm 20. I Will Bless the LordOf David. The King of Glory. David, in this psalm, appeals to God touching his integrity. A Psalm of David. (Q)9 Do not take away my soul along with sinners,    my life with those who are bloodthirsty,(R)10 in whose hands are wicked schemes,(S)    whose right hands are full of bribes. and have lived in reliance on your faithfulness. Handed down. Complete Concise Chapter Contents. Ps 22:4; 40:4; Isa 12:2; 25:9; Jer 17:7; Da 3:28, S Dt 6:6; S Ps 7:9; Jer 11:20; 20:12; Eze 11:5, Ps 27:11; 40:2; 143:10; Isa 26:7; 40:3-4; 45:13; Zec 4:7; Lk 6:17, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Luke, Comfort Print, NIV, Biblical Theology Study Bible, Comfort Print: Follow God’s Redemptive Plan as It Unfolds throughout Scripture, NIV, Story of Jesus: Experience the Life of Jesus as One Seamless Story, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Acts, Comfort Print, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture. Psalm 26 1 Psalm 26 Of David. Test me, LORD, and try me, examine my heart and my mind; for I have always been mindful of your unfailing love and have lived in reliance on your faithfulness. It shares themes with many psalms, but we note that despite the danger of evil associates, David remained confident that he would not slip, and that he would securely stand in an even place. 1 Vindicate me, O LORD, for I have led a blameless life; I have trusted in the LORD without wavering. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. 26 Vindicate (A)me, O Lord,For I have (B)walked in my integrity. 12 My feet stand on level ground;(V)    in the great congregation(W) I will praise the Lord. (D)2 Test me,(E) Lord, and try me,    examine my heart and my mind;(F)3 for I have always been mindful of your unfailing love(G)    and have lived(H) in reliance on your faithfulness. 26 Judge me, O Lord; for I have walked in mine integrity: I have trusted also in the Lord; therefore I shall not slide. Psalm 43:4 Then I will go to the altar of God, to God, my joy and my delight. 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