Psalms, CHAPTER 101
A psalm of David.
I sing of mercy and justice;
to you, LORD, I sing praise.
I study the way of integrity;
when will you come to me?
I act with integrity of heart
within my household.
I do not allow into my presence anything base.
I hate wrongdoing;
I will have no part of it.
May the devious heart keep far from me;
the wicked I will not acknowledge.
Whoever slanders a neighbor in secret
I will reduce to silence.
Haughty eyes and arrogant hearts
I cannot endure.
I look to the faithful of the land
to sit at my side.
Whoever follows the way of integrity
is the one to enter my service.
No one who practices deceit
can remain within my house.
No one who speaks falsely
can last in my presence.
Morning after morning I clear all the wicked from the land,
to rid the city of the LORD of all doers of evil.