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The Psalms 101

A Pledge to Live Righteously
A Psalm of David.

1  I will sing of mercy and judgment:
unto thee, O LORD, will I sing.
2  I will behave myself wisely in a perfect way.
O when wilt thou come unto me?
I will walk within my house with a perfect heart.
3  I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes:
I hate the work of them that turn aside;
it shall not cleave to me.
4  A froward heart shall depart from me:
I will not know a wicked person.
5  Whoso privily slandereth his neighbor, him will I cut off:
him that hath a high look and a proud heart will not I suffer.
6  Mine eyes shall be upon the faithful of the land,
that they may dwell with me:
he that walketh in a perfect way,
he shall serve me.
7  He that worketh deceit shall not dwell within my house:
he that telleth lies shall not tarry in my sight.
8  I will early destroy all the wicked of the land;
that I may cut off all wicked doers from the city of the LORD.

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