Of David. A psalm.
1Oh, let me sing about faithful love and justice!
I want to sing my praises to you, Lord!
2I want to study the way of integrity—
how long before it gets here?
I will walk with a heart of integrity
in my own house.
3I won’t set my eyes on anything worthless.
I hate wrongdoing;
none of that will stick to me.
4A corrupt heart will be far from me.
I won’t be familiar with evil.
5I will destroy anyone
who secretly tells lies about a neighbor.
I can’t stomach anyone
who has proud eyes or an arrogant heart.
6My eyes focus on those
who are faithful in the land,
to have them close to me.
The person who walks without blame
will work for me.
7But the person who acts deceitfully
won’t stay in my house.
The person who tells lies
won’t last for long before me.
8Every morning I will destroy
all those who are wicked in the land
in order to eliminate all evildoers
from the Lord’s city.