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Psalms 27

Book of Psalms - Chapter 27

Psalms 27:1

the LORD is my light and my salvation. Whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life. Of whom shall I be afraid?

Psalms 27:2

When evildoers came at me to eat up my flesh, even my adversaries and my foes, they stumbled and fell.

Psalms 27:3

Though an army should encamp against me, my heart shall not fear. Though war should rise against me, even then I will be confident.

Psalms 27:4

One thing I have asked of the LORD, that I will seek after, that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to see the LORD's beauty, and to inquire in his temple.

Psalms 27:5

For in the day of trouble he will keep me secretly in his pavilion. In the covert of his tabernacle he will hide me. He will lift me up on a rock.

Psalms 27:6

Now my head will be lifted up above my enemies around me. I will offer sacrifices of joy in his tent. I will sing, yes, I will sing praises to the LORD.

Psalms 27:7

Hear, the LORD, when I cry with my voice. Have mercy also on me, and answer me.

Psalms 27:8

When you said, "Seek my face," my heart said to you, "I will seek your face, the LORD."

Psalms 27:9

Don't hide your face from me. Don't put your servant away in anger. You have been my help. Don't abandon me, neither forsake me, God of my salvation.

Psalms 27:10

When my father and my mother forsake me, then the LORD will take me up.

Psalms 27:11

Teach me your way, the LORD. Lead me in a straight path, because of my enemies.

Psalms 27:12

Don't deliver me over to the desire of my adversaries, for false witnesses have risen up against me, such as breathe out cruelty.

Psalms 27:13

I am still confident of this: I will see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.

Psalms 27:14

Wait for the LORD. Be strong, and let your heart take courage. Yes, wait for the LORD. By David.