To the leader. A Psalm of David.
and the firmamenta proclaims his handiwork.
and night to night declares knowledge.
their voice is not heard;
4 yet their voiceb goes out through all the earth,
and their words to the end of the world.
In the heavensc he has set a tent for the sun,
and like a strong man runs its course with joy.
and its circuit to the end of them;
and nothing is hid from its heat.
reviving the soul;
the decrees of the Lord are sure,
making wise the simple;
rejoicing the heart;
the commandment of the Lord is clear,
enlightening the eyes;
the ordinances of the Lord are true
and righteous altogether.
even much fine gold;
sweeter also than honey,
and drippings of the honeycomb.
in keeping them there is great reward.
Clear me from hidden faults.
13 Keep back your servant also from the insolent;d
do not let them have dominion over me.
Then I shall be blameless,
and innocent of great transgression.
be acceptable to you,
O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.
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