For the director of music. A psalm of David.
1 The heavens declare the glory of god;
the sky proclaim the work of his hands.
2 Day after day they pour forth speech;
night after night they display knowledge.
3 there is no speech or language
where their voice is not heard.
4 their voice goes out into all the earth,
their words to the ends of the world.
In the heavens he has pitched a tent for the
5 which is like a bridegroom coming forth
from his pavilion,
like a champion rejoicing to run his course.
6 It rises at one end of the heavens
and makes its circuit to the other;
nothing is hidden from its heat.
7 The law of the Lord is perfect,
reviving the soul.
The statutes of the Lord are trustworthy,
making wise the simple.
8 The precepts of the Lord are right,
giving joy to the heart.
The commands of the Lord are radiant,
giving light to the eyes.
9 The fear of the Lord is pure,
The ordinances of the Lord are sure
and altogether righteous.
10 They are more precious than gold,
than much pure gold;
they are sweeter than honey,
than honey from the comb.
11 By them is your servant warned;
in keeping them there is great reward.
12 Who can discern his errors?
Forgive my hidden faults.
13 Keep your servant also from willful sins;
may they not rule over me.
then will I be blameless,
innocent of great transgression.
14 May the words of my mouth and the
meditation of my heart
be pleasing in your sight,
O Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer.