1: Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.
2: But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.
3: And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.
4: The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.
5: Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
6: For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.
PSALM 2:1-12 (KJV)
1: Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?
2: The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying,
3: Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us.
4: He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision.
5: Then shall he speak unto them in his wrath, and vex them in his sore displeasure.
6: Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Zion.
7: I will declare the decree: the LORD hath said unto me, Thou art my Son; this day have I begotten thee.
8: Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession.
9: Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.
10: Be wise now therefore, O ye kings: be instructed, ye judges of the earth.
11: Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling.
12: Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him.
PSALM 3:1-8 (KJV)
1: LORD, how are they increased that trouble me! many are they that rise up against me.
2: Many there be which say of my soul, There is no help for him in God. Selah.
3: But thou, O LORD, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head.
4: I cried unto the LORD with my voice, and he heard me out of his holy hill. Selah.
5: I laid me down and slept; I awaked; for the LORD sustained me.
6: I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people, that have set themselves against me round about.
7: Arise, O LORD; save me, O my God: for thou hast smitten all mine enemies upon the cheek bone; thou hast broken the teeth of the ungodly.
8: Salvation belongeth unto the LORD: thy blessing is upon thy people. Selah.
PSALM 4:1-8 (KJV)
1: Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.
2: O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into shame? how long will ye love vanity, and seek after leasing? Selah.
3: But know that the LORD hath set apart him that is godly for himself: the LORD will hear when I call unto him.
4: Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.
5: Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your trust in the LORD.
6: There be many that say, Who will shew us any good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.
7: Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their wine increased.
8: I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety.
1: Give ear to my words, O LORD, consider my meditation.
2: Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and my God: for unto thee will I pray.
3: My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up.
4: For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee.
5: The foolish shall not stand in thy sight: thou hatest all workers of iniquity.
6: Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing: the LORD will abhor the bloody and deceitful man.
7: But as for me, I will come into thy house in the multitude of thy mercy: and in thy fear will I worship toward thy holy temple.
8: Lead me, O LORD, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face.
9: For there is no faithfulness in their mouth; their inward part is very wickedness; their throat is an open sepulchre; they flatter with their tongue.
10: Destroy thou them, O God; let them fall by their own counsels; cast them out in the multitude of their transgressions; for they have rebelled against thee.
11: But let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because thou defendest them: let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee.
12: For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield.
1: O LORD, rebuke me not in thine anger, neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.
2: Have mercy upon me, O LORD; for I am weak: O LORD, heal me; for my bones are vexed.
3: My soul is also sore vexed: but thou, O LORD, how long?
4: Return, O LORD, deliver my soul: oh save me for thy mercies' sake.
5: For in death there is no remembrance of thee: in the grave who shall give thee thanks?
6: I am weary with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears.
7: Mine eye is consumed because of grief; it waxeth old because of all mine enemies.
8: Depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity; for the LORD hath heard the voice of my weeping.
9: The LORD hath heard my supplication; the LORD will receive my prayer.
10: Let all mine enemies be ashamed and sore vexed: let them return and be ashamed suddenly.
PSALM 7:1-17 (KJV)
1: O Lord my God, in thee do I put my trust: save me from all them that persecute me, and deliver me:
2: Lest he tear my soul like a lion, rending it in pieces, while there is none to deliver.
3: O LORD my God, if I have done this; if there be iniquity in my hands;
4: If I have rewarded evil unto him that was at peace with me; (yea, I have delivered him that without cause is mine enemy:)
5: Let the enemy persecute my soul, and take it; yea, let him tread down my life upon the earth, and lay mine honour in the dust. Selah.
6: Arise, O LORD, in thine anger, lift up thyself because of the rage of mine enemies: and awake for me to the judgment that thou hast commanded.
7: So shall the congregation of the people compass thee about: for their sakes therefore return thou on high.
8: The LORD shall judge the people: judge me, O LORD, according to my righteousness, and according to mine integrity that is in me.
9: Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God trieth the hearts and reins.
10: My defence is of God, which saveth the upright in heart.
11: God judgeth the righteous, and God is angry with the wicked every day.
12: If he turn not, he will whet his sword; he hath bent his bow, and made it ready.
13: He hath also prepared for him the instruments of death; he ordaineth his arrows against the persecutors.
14: Behold, he travaileth with iniquity, and hath conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood.
15: He made a pit, and digged it, and is fallen into the ditch which he made.
16: His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own pate.
17: I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high.
PSALM 8:1-9 (KJV)
1: O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the heavens.
2: Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger.
3: When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained;
4: What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him?
5: For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honour.
6: Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands; thou hast put all things under his feet:
7: All sheep and oxen, yea, and the beasts of the field;
8: The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatsoever passeth through the paths of the seas.
9: O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth!
PSALM 9:1-19 (KJV)
1: I will praise thee, O LORD, with my whole heart; I will shew forth all thy marvellous works.
2: I will be glad and rejoice in thee: I will sing praise to thy name, O thou most High.
3: When mine enemies are turned back, they shall fall and perish at thy presence.
4: For thou hast maintained my right and my cause; thou satest in the throne judging right.
5: Thou hast rebuked the heathen, thou hast destroyed the wicked, thou hast put out their name for ever and ever.
6: O thou enemy, destructions are come to a perpetual end: and thou hast destroyed cities; their memorial is perished with them.
7: But the LORD shall endure for ever: he hath prepared his throne for judgment.
8: And he shall judge the world in righteousness, he shall minister judgment to the people in uprightness.
9: The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.
10: And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, LORD, hast not forsaken them that seek thee.
11: Sing praises to the LORD, which dwelleth in Zion: declare among the people his doings.
12: When he maketh inquisition for blood, he remembereth them: he forgetteth not the cry of the humble.
13: Have mercy upon me, O LORD; consider my trouble which I suffer of them that hate me, thou that liftest me up from the gates of death:
14: That I may shew forth all thy praise in the gates of the daughter of Zion: I will rejoice in thy salvation.
15: The heathen are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken.
16: The LORD is known by the judgment which he executeth: the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah.
17: The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.
18: For the needy shall not always be forgotten: the expectation of the poor shall not perish for ever.
19: Arise, O LORD; let not man prevail: let the heathen be judged in thy sight.
PSALM 10:1-18 (KJV)1: Why standest thou afar off, O LORD? why hidest thou thyself in times of trouble?