Psalms 26
Prayer for Vindication
1Vindicate me, Lord,
because I have lived with integrity
and have trusted in the Lord without wavering. # 2Kg 20:3; Ps 7:8
2Test me, Lord, and try me;
examine my heart and mind. # Ps 7:9; 17:3; 139:23
3For Your faithful love is before my eyes,
and I live by Your truth. # Ps 40:10; 86:11
4I do not sit with the worthless
or associate with hypocrites.
5I hate a crowd of evildoers,
and I do not sit with the wicked. # Ps 1:1; Pr 4:14-15
6I wash my hands # A ritual or ceremonial washing to express innocence in innocence # Ps 73:13
and go around Your altar, Lord, # Ps 43:4
7raising my voice in thanksgiving # Jnh 2:9
and telling about Your wonderful works. # Ps 9:1
8Lord, I love the house where You dwell,
the place where Your glory resides. # Ps 27:4
9Do not destroy me along with sinners,
or my life along with men of bloodshed # Ps 28:3
10in whose hands are evil schemes
and whose right hands are filled with bribes. # Ex 23:8; Dt 16:19; Ps 15:5
11But I live with integrity;
redeem me and be gracious to me. # Jb 31:6; Ps 7:8
12My foot stands on level ground; # Ps 27:11
I will praise the Lord in the assemblies. # Ps 35:18; 40:9-10

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