12:2 Vanity they speak each with his neighbour, Lip of flattery! With heart and heart they speak.
12:3 Jehovah doth cut off all lips of flattery, A tongue speaking great things,
12:4 Who said, `By our tongue we do mightily: Our lips [are] our own; who [is] lord over us?’
12:5 Because of the spoiling of the poor, Because of the groaning of the needy, Now do I arise, saith Jehovah, I set in safety [him who] doth breathe for it.
12:6 Sayings of Jehovah [are] pure sayings; Silver tried in a furnace of earth refined sevenfold.
12:7 Thou, O Jehovah, dost preserve them, Thou keepest us from this generation to the age.
12:8 Around the wicked walk continually, According as vileness is exalted by sons of men!
13:1 To the Overseer. — A Psalm of David. Till when, O Jehovah, Dost Thou forget me? — for ever? Till when dost Thou hide Thy face from me?
13:2 Till when do I set counsels in my soul? Sorrow inn my heart daily? Till when is mine enemy exalted over me?
13:3 Look attentively; Answer me, O Jehovah, my God, Enlighten mine eyes, lest I sleep in death,
13:4 Lest mine enemy say, `I overcame him,’ Mine adversaries joy when I am moved.
13:5 And I, in Thy kindness I have trusted, Rejoice doth my heart in Thy salvation.
13:6 I do sing to Jehovah, For He hath conferred benefits upon me!
14:1 To the Overseer. — By David. A fool hath said in his heart, `God is not;’ They have done corruptly, They have done abominable actions, There is not a doer of good.
14:2 Jehovah from the heavens Hath looked on the sons of men, To see if there is a wise one — seeking God.
14:3 The whole have turned aside, Together they have been filthy: There is not a doer of good, not even one.
14:4 Have all working iniquity not known? Those consuming my people have eaten bread, Jehovah they have not called.
14:5 There they have feared a fear, For God [is] in the generation of the righteous.
14:6 The counsel of the poor ye cause to stink, Because Jehovah [is] his refuge.
14:7 `Who doth give from Zion the salvation of Israel? When Jehovah doth turn back [To] a captivity of His people, Jacob doth rejoice — Israel is glad!
15:1 A Psalm of David. Jehovah, who doth sojourn in Thy tent? Who doth dwell in Thy holy hill?
15:2 He who is walking uprightly, And working righteousness, And speaking truth in his heart.
15:3 He hath not slandered by his tongue, He hath not done to his friend evil; And reproach he hath not lifted up Against his neighbour.
15:4 Despised in his eyes [is] a rejected one, And those fearing Jehovah he doth honour. He hath sworn to suffer evil, and changeth not;