Psalm 23. 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. All rights reserved worldwide. David, in this psalm, appeals to God touching his integrity. Sign up here! 11:1trusted in the Lord without wavering. Psalm 30. The sweet singer of Israel appears before us in this Psalm as one enduring reproach; in this he was the type of the great Son of David, and is an encouraging example to us to carry the burden of slander to the throne of grace. 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. Psalm 28. 7:9; Isaiah 1:16 Wash and make yourselves clean. 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. 2 Prove me, O Lord, and try me; test my heart and my mind. Psalms 26. 7 That I may proclaim with the voice of thanksgiving, And tell of all Your wondrous works. New International Version (NIV). 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. Judge me, O LORD; for I have walked in mine integrity: I have trusted also in … That is, chosen … Complete Concise Chapter Contents. Psalm 33. # See Ps. (2) Ever conscious of the divine kindness and faithfulness, he abstains from all association with the wicked (v. 3-4). and have not faltered. And in Jehovah I have trusted, that I may not wobble.+ 2 Examine me, O Jehovah, and put me to the test;+ We do not know when David wrote Psalm 26. Psalm 35. Vindicate me, O Lord,for I have integrity,#tn Heb “for I Take your evil deeds out of … Psalm 26 is simply titled A Psalm of David. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. Psalm 15:2 He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart. 1 Vindicate me,(A) Lord,    for I have led a blameless life;(B)I have trusted(C) in the Lord    and have not faltered. He did not feel safe. 1 Declare me innocent, O Lord, for I have acted with integrity; I have trusted in the Lord without wavering. A psalm of David. 24 The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof,1. 13:5; 28:7)I have also trusted in the Lord;I trusted. 7:8 Vindicate me, O Lord,for I have #ver. 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. 8 Lord, I love(P) the house where you live,    the place where your glory dwells. 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. and have lived in reliance on your faithfulness. I Will Bless the LordOf David. Psalm 25. Psalm 29. I do not sit with the deceitful, nor do I associate with hypocrites. 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. 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. (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. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. So, he probably wrote Psalm 26 when he was fighting someone. 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. 7:8me, O Lord,For I have # Kin. New King James Version (NKJV), A Prayer for Divine Scrutiny and Redemption. A Psalm of David. A Prayer for Divine Scrutiny and RedemptionA Psalm of David.Vindicate #Ps. 1 Vindicate me, O LORD, for I have led a blameless life; I have trusted in the LORD without wavering. NKJV, Ancient-Modern Bible, Comfort Print: One faith. A Protestation of Integrity. 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