Douay Rheims Bible

Psalms 15

The Book of Psalms

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Chapter 16

1

 The prayer of David. Hear, O Lord, my justice: attend to my supplication. Give ear unto my prayer, which proceedeth not from deceitful lips. 


2

 Let my judgment come forth from thy countenance: let thy eyes behold the things that are equitable. 


3

 Thou hast proved my heart, and visited it by night, thou hast tried me by fire: and iniquity hath not been found in me. 


4

 That my mouth may not speak the works of men: for the sake of the words of thy lips, I have kept hard ways. 


5

 Perfect thou my goings in thy paths: that my footsteps be not moved. 


6

 I have cried to thee, for thou, O God, hast heard me: O incline thy ear unto me, and hear my words. 


7

 Shew forth thy wonderful mercies; thou who savest them that trust in thee. 


8

 From them that resist thy right hand keep me, as the apple of thy eye. Protect me under the shadow of thy wings. 


9

 From the face of the wicked who have afflicted me. My enemies have surrounded my soul: 


10

 they have shut up their fat: their mouth hath spoken proudly. 


11

 They have cast me forth and now they have surrounded me: they have set their eyes bowing down to the earth. 


12

 They have taken me, as a lion prepared for the prey; and as a young lion dwelling in secret places. 


13

 Arise, O Lord, disappoint him and supplant him; deliver my soul from the wicked one: thy sword 


14

 from the enemies of thy hand. O Lord, divide them from the few of the earth in their life: their belly is filled from thy hidden stores. They are full of children: and they have left to their little ones the rest of their substance. 


15

 But as for me, I will appear before thy sight in justice: I shall be satisfied when thy glory shall appear. 


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