Psalms 15
Psalm 15
A Description of the Godly
A psalm of David.
1 Lord, who can dwell in your tent?#Ps 61:4
Who can live on your holy mountain?#Ps 43:3
2The one who lives blamelessly, practices righteousness,
and acknowledges the truth in his heart#Ps 24:3–5; Is 33:14–16  —
3who does not slander with his tongue,#Pr 10:18
who does not harm his friend
or discredit his neighbor,#Pr 3:29
4who despises the one rejected by the Lord#15:4 Lit in his eyes the rejected is despised
but honors those who fear the Lord,#Gn 14:17–24; Ps 119:63
who keeps his word whatever the cost,#Lv 5:4; Dt 23:21–23
5who does not lend his silver at interest#Lv 25:35–38; Dt 33:19
or take a bribe against the innocent#Ex 23:18; Dt 16:19  —
the one who does these things will never be shaken.#Ps 16:8; 112:6

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