Psalm 20. May we never forget that Your plan and purposes are working out in our life for our eternal benefit and for Your greater glory – even during those times when we are beset by difficulties, dangers, deprivation and disappointments. Psalms 26. Psalm 19. 2 Test me, Lord, and try me, examine my heart and my mind; 3 for I have always been mindful of your unfailing love and have lived in reliance on your faithfulness. Psalm 26 is simply titled A Psalm of David. A Psalm of David. 1 Vindicate me,(A) Lord,    for I have led a blameless life;(B)I have trusted(C) in the Lord    and have not faltered. 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. Psalm 28. Psalm 26. New King James Version (NKJV), A Prayer for Divine Scrutiny and Redemption. 26 Judge me, O Lord; for I have walked in mine integrity: I have trusted also in the Lord; therefore I shall not slide. 12 My feet stand on level ground;(V)    in the great congregation(W) I will praise the Lord. 8 Lord, I love(P) the house where you live,    the place where your glory dwells. Test my motives and my heart. # See Ps. 4 I do not sit with men of falsehood, nor do I consort with hypocrites. New International Version (NIV). Handed down. Psalm 27. 11 walked in my integrity,and I have #See Ps. The King of Glory. We do not know when David wrote Psalm 26. and have lived in reliance on your faithfulness. David, in this psalm, appeals to God touching his integrity. (2) Ever conscious of the divine kindness and faithfulness, he abstains from all association with the wicked (v. 3-4). What Psalm 26 … 2 Test me, Lord, and try me, examine my heart and my mind; 3 for I have always been mindful of your unfailing love. It is "a profession of integrity by a Levite, engaged in worshipping Yahweh in the temple choir. 4 I do not sit with deceitful men, nor do I consort with hypocrites; 5 Psalm 26 - King James Version;A Prayer for Divine Scrutiny and Redemption;Vindicate Me, O Lord; A Psalm of David. 4 I do not sit with the deceitful, nor do I associate with hypocrites. 20:3; (Prov. the world … Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. 9 (I)Do[c] not gather my soul with sinners,Nor my life with bloodthirsty men,10 In whose hands is a sinister scheme,And whose right hand is full of (J)bribes. Take your evil deeds out of … David says that he has walked in integrity and obedience—He loves the Lord’s house. Psalm 26 1 Psalm 26 Of David. Psalm 15:2 He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart. Psalm 26 – Standing in an Even Place. 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. Psalm 26:11 But as for me, I will walk in mine integrity: redeem me, and be merciful unto me. ... Psalm 26. Psalm 18. Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. 26 Vindicate (A)me, O Lord,For I have (B)walked in my integrity. Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? 8 Jehovah, I love the house where you dwell,+ 26 1 Vindicate me, Lord, for I have led a blameless life; I have trusted in the Lord and have not faltered. 7 That I may proclaim with the voice of thanksgiving, And tell of all Your wondrous works. I will praise you with the lyre, O God, my God. Vindicate me, O Lord,for I have integrity,#tn Heb “for I 4 I have not sat with vain persons, neither will I go in with dissemblers. David here, by the Spirit of prophecy, speaks of himself as a type of Christ, of whom what he here says of his spotless innocence was fully and eminently true, and of Christ only, and to Him we may apply it. Attempts to place it at a specific time in David’s life are unsure. (T)11 I lead a blameless life;    deliver me(U) and be merciful to me. Psalm 29. He asked God to show him that he was safe because he was honest to God. The Story of Psalm 26. Psalm 4:5 Isaiah 1:16 Wash and make yourselves clean. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. 5 I hate the assembly of evildoers, 7:8 Vindicate me, O Lord,for I have #ver. Psalm 21. for I have always been mindful of your unfailing love and have lived in reliance on your faithfulness. 6 I will wash my hands in innocence;So I will go about Your altar, O Lord,7 That I may proclaim with the voice of thanksgiving,And tell of all Your wondrous works.8 Lord, (H)I have loved the habitation of Your house,And the place [b]where Your glory dwells. (I), 4 I do not sit(J) with the deceitful,    nor do I associate with hypocrites. (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. 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. 1 Declare me innocent, O Lord, for I have acted with integrity; I have trusted in the Lord without wavering. Psalms 26. 7:8me, O Lord,For I have # Kin. (A Psalm of David.) A Psalm of David. So, he probably wrote Psalm 26 when he was fighting someone. 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. Ps 26:1–3, matched by Ps 26:11–12, remind God of past integrity while asking for purification; Ps 26:4–5, matched by Ps 26:9–10, pray for inclusion among the just; Ps 26:6–8, the center of the poem, express the joy in God at the heart of all ritual. Heavenly Father, thank You for the encouraging witness we have in the life of David. [3 For your steadfast love is before my eyes, and I walk in your faithfulness. 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. 2 Put me on trial, Lord, and cross-examine me. I Will Bless the LordOf David. Psalm 30. BOOK I Psalms 1–41 - Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the LORD, and who meditates on his law day and night. Vindicate me, LORD, for I have led a blameless life; I have trusted in the LORD and have not faltered. The author invites the Lord to test his integrity, asserts his innocence and declares his loyalty to God.By David. 26. 26. 2 Prove me, O Lord, and try me; test my heart and my mind. 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. So, David begins this lament psalm with a combination of an invocation, a petition, and an expression of confidence. A miktam of David. He wrote Psalms 2-41 when his enemies were fighting him. Psalm 26:4 "I have not sat with vain persons, neither will I go in with dissemblers." Ps 22:4; 40:4; Isa 12:2; 25:9; Jer 17:7; Da 3:28, S Dt 6:6; S Ps 7:9; Jer 11:20; 20:12; Eze 11:5, Ps 27:11; 40:2; 143:10; Isa 26:7; 40:3-4; 45:13; Zec 4:7; Lk 6:17, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Luke, Comfort Print, NIV, Biblical Theology Study Bible, Comfort Print: Follow God’s Redemptive Plan as It Unfolds throughout Scripture, NIV, Story of Jesus: Experience the Life of Jesus as One Seamless Story, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Acts, Comfort Print, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture. Psalm 16. 3 For I am always aware of your unfailing love, Psalm 22. A psalm of David. Judge me, O LORD; for I have walked in mine integrity: I have trusted also in the LORD; therefore … A Psalm of David.. 26 Judge me, O LORD; for I have walked in mine integrity: I have trusted also in the LORD; therefore I shall not slide.. 2 Examine me, O LORD, and prove me; try my reins and my heart.. 3 For thy lovingkindness is before mine eyes: and I have walked in thy truth.. 4 I have not sat with vain persons, neither will I go in with dissemblers. PSALM 26 OVERVIEW. 26 Vindicate me, O Lord, for I have walked in my integrity, and I have trusted in the Lord without wavering. # See Ps. 13:5; 28:7)I have also trusted in the Lord;I (1) He professes integrity in walk, and unwavering trust in Yahweh, as attested by Yahweh Himself (v. 1-2). Keep me safe, my God, for in you I take refuge. Psalm 33. Chapter 26. Sign up here! 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