1 The title of the fyue and twentithe salm. `To Dauid. Lord, deme thou me, for Y entride in myn innocens; and Y hopynge in the Lord schal not be made vnstidfast.
2 Lord, preue thou me, and asaie me; brenne thou my reynes, and myn herte.
3 For whi thi merci is bifor myn iyen; and Y pleside in thi treuthe.
4 I sat not with the counsel of vanyte; and Y schal not entre with men doynge wickid thingis.
5 I hatide the chirche of yuele men; and Y schal not sitte with wickid men.
6 I schal waische myn hondis among innocentis; and, Lord, Y schal cumpasse thin auter.
7 That Y here the vois of heriyng; and that Y telle out alle thi merueils.
8 Lord, Y haue loued the fairnesse of thin hows; and the place of the dwellyng of thi glorie.
9 God, leese thou not my soule with vnfeithful men; and my lijf with men of bloodis.
10 In whose hondis wyckidnessis ben; the riythond of hem is fillid with yiftis.
11 But Y entride in myn innocens; ayenbie thou me, and haue merci on me.
12 Mi foot stood in riytfulnesse; Lord, Y schal blesse thee in chirchis.