1 By David.ALEPHTo you, Lord, do I lift up my soul.
2 My God,BETI have trusted in you.Do not let me be shamed.Do not let my enemies triumph over me.GIMEL
3 Yes, no one who waits for you shall be shamed.They shall be shamed who deal treacherously without cause.DALET
4 Show me your ways, Lord.Teach me your paths.HEY
5 Guide me in your truth,VAVand teach me,For you are the God of my salvation,I wait for you all day long.ZAYIN
6 Lord, remember your tender mercies and your loving kindness,for they are from old times.HET
7 Do not remember the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions.Remember me according to your loving kindness,for your goodness' sake, Lord.TET
8 Good and upright is the Lord,therefore he will instruct sinners in the way.YOD
9 He will guide the humble in justice.He will teach the humble his way.KAPH
10 All the paths of the Lord are loving kindness and truthto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.LAMED
11 For your name's sake, Lord,pardon my iniquity, for it is great.MEM
12 What man is he who fears the Lord?He shall instruct him in the way that he shall choose.NUN
13 His soul shall dwell at ease.His seed shall inherit the land.SAMEKH
14 The friendship of the Lord is with those who fear him.He will show them his covenant.AYIN
15 My eyes are ever on the Lord,for he will pluck my feet out of the net.PEY
16 Turn to me, and have mercy on me,for I am desolate and afflicted.TZADE
17 The troubles of my heart are enlarged.Oh bring me out of my distresses.QOPH
18 Consider my affliction and my travail.Forgive all my sins.RESH
19 Consider my enemies, for they are many.They hate me with cruel hatred.SHIN
20 Oh keep my soul, and deliver me.Let me not be disappointed, for I take refuge in you.TAV
21 Let integrity and uprightness preserve me,for I wait for you.
22 Redeem Israel, God,from all of his troubles.