For the choir director. A psalm of David.
night after night they communicate knowledge.A
their voice is not heard.
4 Their messageB has gone out to the whole earth,
and their words to the ends of the world.l
In the heavens he has pitched a tent for the sun.m
it rejoices like an athlete running a course.
and circles to their other end;n
nothing is hidden from its heat.
renewing one’s life;o
the testimony of the Lord is trustworthy,
making the inexperienced wise.p
making the heart glad;q
the command of the Lord is radiant,
making the eyes light up.r
the ordinances of the Lord are reliable
and altogether righteous.t
than an abundance of pure gold;u
and sweeter than honey
dripping from a honeycomb.v
and in keeping them there is an abundant reward.w
Cleanse me from my hidden faults.x
13 Moreover, keep your servant from willful sins;y
do not let them rule me.z
Then I will be blameless
and cleansed from blatant rebellion.aa
and the meditation of my heart
be acceptable to you,ab
Lord, my rock and my Redeemer.ac
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