I do not sit with the deceitful, nor do I associate with hypocrites. A Prayer for Divine Scrutiny and RedemptionA Psalm of David.Vindicate #Ps. 6 I will wash my hands in innocence;So I will go about Your altar, O Lord,7 That I may proclaim with the voice of thanksgiving,And tell of all Your wondrous works.8 Lord, (H)I have loved the habitation of Your house,And the place [b]where Your glory dwells. We do not know when David wrote Psalm 26. Of David. Psalm 32. the world … All rights reserved. So, we can be confident from that and this superscription that David wrote Psalm 26. # See Ps. 11 walked in my integrity,and I have #See Ps. Psalm 26:4 "I have not sat with vain persons, neither will I go in with dissemblers." 20:3; (Prov. Psalm 15:2 He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart. He wrote Psalms 2-41 when his enemies were fighting him. 12 My feet stand on level ground;(V)    in the great congregation(W) I will praise the Lord. 26 1 Vindicate me, Lord, for I have led a blameless life; I have trusted in the Lord and have not faltered. Handed down. Although we do not have a specific historical event, which is linked with Psalm 26, it appears that David is being accused of associating with ungodly men and participating in wickedness. A Psalm of David.. 26 Judge me, O LORD; for I have walked in mine integrity: I have trusted also in the LORD; therefore I shall not slide.. 2 Examine me, O LORD, and prove me; try my reins and my heart.. 3 For thy lovingkindness is before mine eyes: and I have walked in thy truth.. 4 I have not sat with vain persons, neither will I go in with dissemblers. (C)I have also trusted in the Lord;I shall not slip.2 (D)Examine me, O Lord, and [a]prove me;Try my mind and my heart.3 For Your lovingkindness is before my eyes,And (E)I have walked in Your truth.4 I have not (F)sat with idolatrous mortals,Nor will I go in with hypocrites.5 I have (G)hated the assembly of evildoers,And will not sit with the wicked. The author invites the Lord to test his integrity, asserts his innocence and declares his loyalty to God.By David. David here, by the Spirit of prophecy, speaks of himself as a type of Christ, of whom what he here says of his spotless innocence was fully and eminently true, and of Christ only, and to Him we may apply it. A miktam of David. 11:1trusted in the Lord without wavering. 2 Test me, O LORD, and try me, examine my heart and my mind; 3 for your love is ever before me, and I walk continually in your truth. Psalm 34. The Story of Psalm 26. 4 I have not sat with vain persons, neither will I go in with dissemblers. Attempts to place it at a specific time in David’s life are unsure. BOOK I Psalms 1–41 - Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the LORD, and who meditates on his law day and night. Psalm 28. A Psalm of David. (T)11 I lead a blameless life;    deliver me(U) and be merciful to me. 6 I will wash my hands in innocence, And I will march around your altar, O Jehovah, 7 To cause the sound of thanksgiving to be heard+ And to declare all your wonderful works. 26. The King of Glory. Psalm 26. A Psalm of David. Psalm 23. Ps 22:4; 40:4; Isa 12:2; 25:9; Jer 17:7; Da 3:28, S Dt 6:6; S Ps 7:9; Jer 11:20; 20:12; Eze 11:5, Ps 27:11; 40:2; 143:10; Isa 26:7; 40:3-4; 45:13; Zec 4:7; Lk 6:17, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Luke, Comfort Print, NIV, Biblical Theology Study Bible, Comfort Print: Follow God’s Redemptive Plan as It Unfolds throughout Scripture, NIV, Story of Jesus: Experience the Life of Jesus as One Seamless Story, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Acts, Comfort Print, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture. Sign up here! Psalm 26. Heavenly Father, thank You for the encouraging witness we have in the life of David. Psalm 26 1 Psalm 26 Of David. For all the saints. He asked God to show him that he was safe because he was honest to God. Test me, LORD, and try me, examine my heart and my mind; for I have always been mindful of your unfailing love and have lived in reliance on your faithfulness. 2 Put me on trial, Lord, and cross-examine me. Take your evil deeds out of … Psalm 20. While it cannot be said for certain that Psalm 26 was composed by the king (as in the case of those psalms attributed to him by inspired New Testament writers, e.g., Matthew 22:43; Acts 1:16), a strong circumstantial case can be made for David’s authorship. Their sorrows shall be multiplied that hasten after another god: their drink offerings of blood will I … Psalm 17. It is "a profession of integrity by a Levite, engaged in worshipping Yahweh in the temple choir. Psalm 19. Psalm 4:5 A Psalm of David. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. Psalm 27. Psalm 43:4 Then I will go to the altar of God, to God, my joy and my delight. A psalm of David. Chapter 26. Psalm 24. Psalm 26 – Standing in an Even Place. Keep me safe, my God, for in you I take refuge. 1 Vindicate me, O LORD, for I have led a blameless life; I have trusted in the LORD without wavering. 11 But as for me, I will walk in my integrity;Redeem me and be merciful to me.12 (K)My foot stands in an even place;In the congregations I will bless the Lord. 24 The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof,1. David says that he has walked in integrity and obedience—He loves the Lord’s house. So, David begins this lament psalm with a combination of an invocation, a petition, and an expression of confidence. Psalm 22. Psalm 73:13 Surely in vain I have kept my heart pure and have washed my hands in innocence. 8 Lord, I have loved the habitation of Your house, And the place [b]where Your glory dwells. All rights reserved worldwide. 4 I do not sit with the deceitful, nor do I associate with hypocrites. 7:8 Vindicate me, O Lord,for I have #ver. Psalm 35. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. A Protestation of Integrity. 9 (I)Do[c] not gather my soul with sinners,Nor my life with bloodthirsty men,10 In whose hands is a sinister scheme,And whose right hand is full of (J)bribes. NKJV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People, The NKJV, American Patriot's Bible, Hardcover: The Word of God and the Shaping of America, NKJV, Chronological Study Bible: Holy Bible, New King James Version, NKJV, Open Bible, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Complete Reference System, NKJV, Lucado Encouraging Word Bible, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, New King James Version. 4 I do not sit with men of falsehood, nor do I consort with hypocrites. 7:9; Judge me, O LORD; for I have walked in mine integrity: I have trusted also in … Complete Concise Chapter Contents. Ps 26:1–3, matched by Ps 26:11–12, remind God of past integrity while asking for purification; Ps 26:4–5, matched by Ps 26:9–10, pray for inclusion among the just; Ps 26:6–8, the center of the poem, express the joy in God at the heart of all ritual. Psalm 26:11 But as for me, I will walk in mine integrity: redeem me, and be merciful unto me. 7:8me, O Lord,For I have # Kin. 2 Test me, Lord, and try me, examine my heart and my mind; 3 for I have always been mindful of your unfailing love and have lived in reliance on your faithfulness. 26 Judge me, O Lord; for I have walked in mine integrity: I have trusted also in the Lord; therefore I shall not slide. 8 Lord, I love(P) the house where you live,    the place where your glory dwells. May we never forget that Your plan and purposes are working out in our life for our eternal benefit and for Your greater glory – even during those times when we are beset by difficulties, dangers, deprivation and disappointments. Used by permission. Psalm 33. Psalm 26 is the 26th psalm from the Book of Psalms.. (K)5 I abhor(L) the assembly of evildoers    and refuse to sit with the wicked.6 I wash my hands in innocence,(M)    and go about your altar, Lord,7 proclaiming aloud your praise(N)    and telling of all your wonderful deeds.(O). Praying through Psalm 26:2 . 1 Vindicate me, Lord, for I have led a blameless life; I have trusted in the Lord. Psalm 26 - King James Version;A Prayer for Divine Scrutiny and Redemption;Vindicate Me, O Lord; A Psalm of David. 26. 4 I do not sit with deceitful men, nor do I consort with hypocrites; 5 2 Test me, Lord, and try me, examine my heart and my mind; 3 for I have always been mindful of your unfailing love. (D)2 Test me,(E) Lord, and try me,    examine my heart and my mind;(F)3 for I have always been mindful of your unfailing love(G)    and have lived(H) in reliance on your faithfulness. for I have always been mindful of your unfailing love and have lived in reliance on your faithfulness. I will wash my hands in innocency The Vulgate Latin version renders it, "among innocent persons"; men of a holy harmless life and conversation; with these he determined to converse in common, and not with such as before described; or the sense is, that he would wash his hands, in token of his innocence, integrity, and uprightness, he had before spoke of, and of his having … Test my motives and my heart. Psalm 29. I Will Bless the LordOf David. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. and have lived in reliance on your faithfulness. David, in this psalm, appeals to God touching his integrity. PSALM 26 OVERVIEW. Psalm 25. I will praise you with the lyre, O God, my God. But David clings to his integrity and is crying out for the Lord to judge his case and come to his defence. And in Jehovah I have trusted, that I may not wobble.+ 2 Examine me, O Jehovah, and put me to the test;+ It shares themes with many psalms, but we note that despite the danger of evil associates, David remained confident that he would not slip, and that he would securely stand in an even place. (1) He professes integrity in walk, and unwavering trust in Yahweh, as attested by Yahweh Himself (v. 1-2). Psalm 25:21 Let integrity and uprightness preserve me; for I wait on thee. 1 Declare me innocent, O Lord, for I have acted with integrity; I have trusted in the Lord without wavering. Judge me, O LORD; for I have walked in mine integrity: I have trusted also in the LORD; therefore … That is, chosen … 3 For thy lovingkindness is before mine eyes: and I have walked in thy truth. Title. [3 For your steadfast love is before my eyes, and I walk in your faithfulness. Psalms 26. Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Psalms. Psalms 26:6. Psalm 18. So, he probably wrote Psalm 26 when he was fighting someone. trusted. 13:5; 28:7)I have also trusted in the Lord;I ... Psalm 26. Psalm 31. Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? He did not feel safe. Psalm 30. 2 Examine me, O Lord, and prove me; try my reins and my heart. Of David. (2) Ever conscious of the divine kindness and faithfulness, he abstains from all association with the wicked (v. 3-4). and have not faltered. Vindicate me, LORD, for I have led a blameless life; I have trusted in the LORD and have not faltered. 26 Vindicate me, O Lord, for I have walked in my integrity, and I have trusted in the Lord without wavering. New International Version (NIV). Holy David is in this psalm putting himself upon a solemn trial, not by God and his country, but by God and his own conscience, to both which he appeals touching his integrity (v. 1, v. 2), for the proof of which he alleges, I.His constant regard to God and his grace ().II. 7 That I may proclaim with the voice of thanksgiving, And tell of all Your wondrous works. Sign up here! 2 Prove me, O Lord, and try me; test my heart and my mind. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. I say to the LORD, “You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing.” I say of the holy people who are in the land, “They are the noble ones in whom is all my delight.” Those who run after other gods will suffer more and more. 1 Vindicate me,(A) Lord,    for I have led a blameless life;(B)I have trusted(C) in the Lord    and have not faltered. New King James Version (NKJV), A Prayer for Divine Scrutiny and Redemption. (Q)9 Do not take away my soul along with sinners,    my life with those who are bloodthirsty,(R)10 in whose hands are wicked schemes,(S)    whose right hands are full of bribes. NKJV, Ancient-Modern Bible, Comfort Print: One faith. Psalm 26 is simply titled A Psalm of David. # See Ps. Psalm 16. 3 For I am always aware of your unfailing love, 5 I hate the assembly of evildoers, 26 Judge me,+ O Jehovah, for I myself have walked in my own integrity,+. (A Psalm of David.) Isaiah 1:16 Wash and make yourselves clean. What Psalm 26 … Vindicate me, O Lord,for I have integrity,#tn Heb “for I Psalm 26#sn Psalm 26. Psalm 21. 26 Vindicate (A)me, O Lord,For I have (B)walked in my integrity. 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