5:1 For the Leader; upon the Nehiloth. A Psalm of David.

5:2 Give ear to my words, O the Lord, consider my meditation.

5:3 Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and my God; for unto Thee do I pray.

5:4 O the Lord, in the morning shalt Thou hear my voice; in the morning will I order my prayer unto Thee, and will look forward.

5:5 For Thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness; evil shall not sojourn with Thee.

5:6 The boasters shall not stand in Thy sight; Thou hatest all workers of iniquity.

5:7 Thou destroyest them that speak falsehood; the Lord abhorreth the man of blood and of deceit.

5:8 But as for me, in the abundance of Thy lovingkindness will I come into Thy house; I will bow down toward Thy holy temple in the fear of Thee.

5:9 O the Lord, lead me in Thy righteousness because of them that lie in wait for me; make Thy way straight before my face.

5:10 For there is no sincerity in their mouth; their inward part is a yawning gulf, their throat is an open sepulchre; they make smooth their tongue.

5:11 Hold them guilty, O God, let them fall by their own counsels; cast them down in the multitude of their transgressions; for they have rebelled against Thee.

5:12 So shall all those that take refuge in Thee rejoice, they shall ever shout for joy, and Thou shalt shelter them; let them also that love Thy name exult in Thee.

5:13 For Thou dost bless the righteous; O the Lord, Thou dost encompass him with favour as with a shield.

Hebrew Transliteration

5:1 lamnatsêach 'el-hannechiyloth mizmor ledhâvidh

5:2 'amârayha'aziynâh Adonay biynâh haghiyghiy

5:3 haqshiybhâh leqol shav`iymalkiy vê'lohây kiy-'êleykha 'ethpallâl

5:4 Adonay boqer tishma`qoliy boqer 'e`erâkh-lekha va'atsappeh

5:5 kiy lo' 'êl-châphêts resha` 'âttâhlo' yeghurkha râ`

5:6 lo'-yithyatsebhu holeliym leneghedh `êyneykha sânê'thâkol-po`alêy 'âven

5:7 te'abbêdh dobherêy khâzâbh 'iysh-dâmiym umirmâhyethâ`êbh Adonay

5:8 va'aniy berobh chasdekha 'âbho' bhêythekha'eshtachaveh 'el-hêykhal-qodhshekha beyir'âthekha

5:9 Adonay nechêniybhetsidhqâthekha lema`an shorerây hoshar [hayshar] lephânay darkekha

5:10 kiy 'êyn bephiyhu nekhonâh qirbâm havvoth qebher-pâthuach geronâmleshonâm yachaliyqun

5:11 ha'ashiymêm 'elohiym yippelumimmo`atsothêyhem berobh pish`êyhem haddiychêmo kiy-mâru bhâkh

5:12 veyismechu khol-chosêy bhâkh le`olâm yerannênu vethâsêkh `âlêymoveya`letsu bhekha 'ohabhêy shemekha

5:13 kiy-'attâh tebhârêkh tsaddiyqAdonay katsinnâh râtson ta`therennu

This version of the psalms is from the Jewish Publication Society (JPS),
a translation of the Hebrew Bible published in 1917.

The text is in the public domain.

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