Psalm 101

David maketh a vow and profession of godliness.

0A Psalm of David.

1I WILL asing of mercy and judgment: unto thee, O LORD, will I sing.

a Ps. 89.1; 48.11; 97.8; 103.1-17; 105.1-45; 107.1-42. Re. 15.3,4; 19.1-7.

2I bwill behave myself wisely in a perfect way. cO when wilt thou come unto me? dI will walk within my house with a perfect heart.

b 1Sa. 18.14. Ps. 75.2. c Ps. 40.17; 70.5; 78.72; 119.82; 143.7. d 1Ki. 9.4. 2Sa. 23.3. 1Ti. 3.4,5.

3I ewill set no 1wicked thing before mine eyes: fI hate the work of them that gturn aside; it shall not cleave to me.

1Heb. thing of Belial. De. 15.9.

e Is. 33.15. Job 31.1. Ps. 39.1; 18.21-23. f Ps. 97.10; 119.104,113. g Ps. 125.5; 78.57.

4A h*froward heart shall depart from me: I will not iknow a wicked person.

*froward-perverse, self-willed.

h Pr. 2.12,15; 3.32; 11.20; 17.20. Ps. 18.26. De. 32.20. i 1Co. 15.33. Ps. 6.8; 119.115. Pr. 6.9. Mat. 7.23.

5Whoso j*privily slandereth his neighbour, him will I kcut off: him lthat hath an high look and a proud heart will not I suffer.


j Pr. 25.23. 1Co. 5.11. k Ps. 94.23. l Pr. 6.16-19; 30.13. Ps. 138.6. Job 40.11,12.

6mMine eyes shall be upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me: he that walketh 2in a perfect way, he shall serve me.

2Or, perfect in the way. Ps. 119.1.

m Ps. 15.4; 119.63. Ro. 13.4. Re. 17.14.

7He nthat worketh deceit shall not dwell within my house: he that telleth lies 3shall not tarry in my sight.

3Heb. shall not be established.

n Ps. 55.3; 58.2,3. Pr. 29.12; 20.8,26; 16.12. Re. 21.27.

8I owill early destroy all the wicked of the land; that I may cut off all wicked doers from pthe city of the LORD.

o Ps. 75.10. Je. 21.12. p Ps. 48.2,8. 2Ch. 6.6. Ho. 9.3.