David prayeth, and profeseth his study in prayer.
Psalms 5:1 Heare my wordes (o LORDE) considre my callynge. Psalms 5:2 O marke the voyce of my peticion, my kynge & my God: for vnto the wil I make my prayer. Psalms 5:3 Heare my voyce by tymes (o LORDE) for early in the morninge wil I gett me vnto the, yee & yt wt diligece.
God favoureth not the wicked.
Psalms 5:4 For thou art not the God yt hath pleasure in wickednesse, there maye no vngodly personne dwel with the. Psalms 5:5 Soch as be cruell maye not stonde in thy sight, thou art an enemie vnto all wicked doers. Thou destroyest the lyers: the LORDE abhorreth the bloude thurstie and disceatfull. Psalms 5:6 But as for me, I wil come in to thy house, euen vpon the multitude of thy mercy: ad in thy feare wyll I worshipe towarde thy holy teple.
David, professing his faith, prayeth unto God to guide him,
Psalms 5:7 Lede me (o LORDE) in thy rightuousnesse, because of myne enemyes, ad make thy waye playne before me. Psalms 5:8 For there is no faithfulnesse in their mouthes: they dyssemble in their hertes: Psalms 5:9 their throte is an open sepulchre: with their tonges they disceaue.
to destroy his enemies,
Psalms 5:10 Punysh them (o God) that they maye perish in their owne ymaginacions: cast them out because of the multitude of their vngodlinesse, for they rebell agaynst the.
and to preserve the godly.
Psalms 5:11 Agayne, let all them that put their trust in the, reioyse: yee let them euer be geuynge of thankes, because thou defendest them: that they which loue thy name, maye be ioyfull in the. Psalms 5:12 For thou LORDE geuest thy blessinge vnto the rightuous: and with thy fauorable kyndnes thou defendest him, as with a shylde.