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Psalms 101:5-8

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101:5 I will destroy anyone who slanders his neighbor in secret.

I will not tolerate anyone who has a cocky demeanor and an arrogant attitude. 1 

101:6 I will favor the honest people of the land, 2 

and allow them to live with me. 3 

Those who walk in the way of integrity will attend me. 4 

101:7 Deceitful people will not live in my palace. 5 

Liars will not be welcome in my presence. 6 

101:8 Each morning I will destroy all the wicked people in the land,

and remove all evildoers from the city of the Lord.

1 tn Heb “[one who has] pride of eyes and wideness [i.e., arrogance] of heart, him I will not endure.”

2 tn Heb “my eyes [are] on the faithful of the land.”

3 tn The Hebrew text simply reads, “in order to live with me.”

4 tn Heb “one who walks in the way of integrity, he will minister to me.”

5 tn Heb “he will not live in the midst of my house, one who does deceit.”

6 tn Heb “one who speaks lies will not be established before my eyes.”



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