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Psalm 26:4–8

iI have not sat with kvain persons,

Neither will I go in with dissemblers.

I have lhated the congregation of evil doers;

And iwill not sit with the wicked.

mI will wash mine hands in innocency:

So will I compass thine altar, O Lord:

That I may npublish with the voice of thanksgiving,

And tell of all thy owondrous works.

pLord, I have loved the habitation of thy house,

And qthe place where thine honour dwelleth.

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Psalm 26:4–8 — The New International Version (NIV)

I do not sit with the deceitful,

nor do I associate with hypocrites.

I abhor the assembly of evildoers

and refuse to sit with the wicked.

I wash my hands in innocence,

and go about your altar, Lord,

proclaiming aloud your praise

and telling of all your wonderful deeds.

Lord, I love the house where you live,

the place where your glory dwells.

Psalm 26:4–8 — English Standard Version (ESV)

I do not sit with men of falsehood,

nor do I consort with hypocrites.

I hate the assembly of evildoers,

and I will not sit with the wicked.

I wash my hands in innocence

and go around your altar, O Lord,

proclaiming thanksgiving aloud,

and telling all your wondrous deeds.

O Lord, I love the habitation of your house

and the place where your glory dwells.

Psalm 26:4–8 — New Living Translation (NLT)

I do not spend time with liars

or go along with hypocrites.

I hate the gatherings of those who do evil,

and I refuse to join in with the wicked.

I wash my hands to declare my innocence.

I come to your altar, O Lord,

singing a song of thanksgiving

and telling of all your wonders.

I love your sanctuary, Lord,

the place where your glorious presence dwells.

Psalm 26:4–8 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

I have not sat with idolatrous mortals,

Nor will I go in with hypocrites.

I have hated the assembly of evildoers,

And will not sit with the wicked.

I will wash my hands in innocence;

So I will go about Your altar, O Lord,

That I may proclaim with the voice of thanksgiving,

And tell of all Your wondrous works.

Lord, I have loved the habitation of Your house,

And the place where Your glory dwells.

Psalm 26:4–8 — New Century Version (NCV)

I do not spend time with liars,

nor do I make friends with those who hide their sin.

I hate the company of evil people,

and I won’t sit with the wicked.

I wash my hands to show I am innocent,

and I come to your altar, Lord.

I raise my voice in praise

and tell of all the miracles you have done.

Lord, I love the Temple where you live,

where your glory is.

Psalm 26:4–8 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

I have not sat with men of falsehood;

Neither will I go in with dissemblers.

I hate the assembly of evil-doers,

And will not sit with the wicked.

I will wash my hands in innocency:

So will I compass thine altar, O Jehovah;

That I may make the voice of thanksgiving to be heard,

And tell of all thy wondrous works.

Jehovah, I love the habitation of thy house,

And the place where thy glory dwelleth.

Psalm 26:4–8 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

I have not sat with vain persons, neither have I gone in with dissemblers; I have hated the congregation of evil-doers, and I have not sat with the wicked.

I will wash my hands in innocency, and will encompass thine altar, O Jehovah, That I may cause the voice of thanksgiving to be heard, and declare all thy marvellous works. Jehovah, I have loved the habitation of thy house, and the place where thy glory dwelleth.

Psalm 26:4–8 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

I did not sit with liars,

and I will not be found among hypocrites.

I have hated the mob of evildoers

and will not sit with wicked people.

I will wash my hands in innocence.

I will walk around your altar, O Lord,

so that I may loudly sing a hymn of thanksgiving

and tell about all your miracles.

O Lord, I love the house where you live,

the place where your glory dwells.

Psalm 26:4–8 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

I do not sit with the worthless

or associate with hypocrites.

I hate a crowd of evildoers,

and I do not sit with the wicked.

I wash my hands in innocence

and go around Your altar, Lord,

raising my voice in thanksgiving

and telling about Your wonderful works.

Lord, I love the house where You dwell,

the place where Your glory resides.

Psalm 26:4–8 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

I do not sit with the worthless,

nor do I consort with hypocrites;

I hate the company of evildoers,

and will not sit with the wicked.

I wash my hands in innocence,

and go around your altar, O Lord,

singing aloud a song of thanksgiving,

and telling all your wondrous deeds.

O Lord, I love the house in which you dwell,

and the place where your glory abides.

Psalm 26:4–8 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

I do not sit with deceitful people,

nor will I go about with hypocrites.

I hate the crowd of evildoers,

and with the wicked I will not sit.

I will wash my hands in innocence,

and I will walk about your altar, O Yahweh,

to declare with a voice of thanksgiving,

and tell of all your wondrous deeds.

O Yahweh, I love the dwelling of your house,

and the place where your glory abides.

Psalm 26:4–8 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

I don’t spend time with people who tell lies.

I don’t keep company with pretenders.

I hate to be with a group of sinful people.

I refuse to spend time with those who are evil.

I wash my hands to show that I’m not guilty.

Lord, I come near your altar.

I shout my praise to you.

I tell about all the wonderful things you have done.

Lord, I love the house where you live.

I love the place where your glory is.

Psalm 26:4–8 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

I do not sit with deceitful men,

Nor will I go with pretenders.

I hate the assembly of evildoers,

And I will not sit with the wicked.

I shall wash my hands in innocence,

And I will go about Your altar, O Lord,

That I may proclaim with the voice of thanksgiving

And declare all Your wonders.

O Lord, I love the habitation of Your house

And the place where Your glory dwells.