David's confidence in prayer.
Psalms 25:1 By David. Unto Thee, O Jehovah, my soul I lift up. Psalms 25:2 My God, in Thee I have trusted, Let me not be ashamed, Let not mine enemies exult over me. Psalms 25:3 Also let none waiting on Thee be ashamed, Let the treacherous dealers without cause be ashamed. Psalms 25:4 Thy ways, O Jehovah, cause me to know, Thy paths teach Thou me. Psalms 25:5 Cause me to tread in Thy truth, and teach me, For Thou [art] the God of my salvation, Near Thee I have waited all the day. Psalms 25:6 Remember Thy mercies, O Jehovah, And Thy kindnesses, for from the age [are] they.
He prayeth for remission of sins,
Psalms 25:7 Sins of my youth, and my transgressions, Do not Thou remember. According to Thy kindness be mindful of me, For Thy goodness' sake, O Jehovah. Psalms 25:8 Good and upright [is] Jehovah, Therefore He directeth sinners in the way. Psalms 25:9 He causeth the humble to tread in judgment, And teacheth the humble His way. Psalms 25:10 All the paths of Jehovah [are] kindness and truth, To those keeping His covenant, And His testimonies. Psalms 25:11 For Thy name's sake, O Jehovah, Thou hast pardoned mine iniquity, for it [is] great. Psalms 25:12 Who [is] thisthe man fearing Jehovah? He directeth him in the way He doth choose. Psalms 25:13 His soul in good doth remain, And his seed doth possess the land. Psalms 25:14 The secret of Jehovah [is] for those fearing Him, And His covenantto cause them to know. Psalms 25:15 Mine eyes [are] continually unto Jehovah, For He bringeth out from a net my feet.
and for help in affliction.
Psalms 25:16 Turn Thou unto me, and favour me, For lonely and afflicted [am] I. Psalms 25:17 The distresses of my heart have enlarged themselves, From my distresses bring me out. Psalms 25:18 See mine affliction and my misery, And bear with all my sins. Psalms 25:19 See my enemies, for they have been many, And with violent hatred they have hated me. Psalms 25:20 Keep my soul, and deliver me, Let me not be ashamed, for I trusted in Thee. Psalms 25:21 Integrity and uprightness do keep me, For I have waited [on] Thee. Psalms 25:22 Redeem Israel, O God, from all his distresses!