Psalm 25
Dependence on the Lord
Of David.
1 Lord, I appeal to you.25:1 Or To you, Lord, I lift up my soul25:1 Ps 38:15; 86:4
2My God, I trust in you.
Do not let me be disgraced;25:2 Ps 31:1; 71:1
do not let my enemies gloat over me.25:2 Ps 13:4; 41:11
3No one who waits for you
will be disgraced;25:3 Is 49:23
those who act treacherously without cause
will be disgraced.25:3 Pr 2:22; Is 21:2

4Make your ways known to me, Lord;
teach me your paths.25:4 Ex 33:13; Ps 27:11; 86:11
5Guide me in your truth and teach me,25:5 Jn 16:13
for you are the God of my salvation;25:5 Ex 15:2
I wait for you all day long.25:5 Ps 40:1
6Remember, Lord, your compassion
and your faithful love,
for they have existed from antiquity.25:6 Or everlasting25:6 Ps 98:3; 103:17
7Do not remember the sins of my youth25:7 Jb 13:26
or my acts of rebellion;25:7 Ps 51:1
in keeping with your faithful love, remember me
because of your goodness, Lord.25:7 Neh 13:22

8The Lord is good and upright;25:8 Ps 100:5; Nah 1:7
therefore he shows sinners the way.25:8 Ps 32:8
9He leads the humble in what is right25:9 Ps 23:3
and teaches them his way.25:9 Ex 18:20; Ps 86:11
10All the Lord’s ways show faithful love and truth
to those who keep his covenant and decrees.25:10 Ps 40:11; 103:17–18
11 Lord, for the sake of your name,
forgive my iniquity, for it is immense.25:11 Jb 7:21; Ps 103:3; Jr 31:34

12Who is this person who fears the Lord?25:12 Ps 31:19
He will show him the way he should choose.25:12 Ps 37:23
13He will live a good life,
and his descendants will inherit the land.25:13 Or earth25:13 Ps 37:11; 69:36
14The secret counsel of the Lord
is for those who fear him,
and he reveals his covenant to them.25:14 Jn 7:17; 1Co 2:9
15My eyes are always on the Lord,
for he will pull my feet out of the net.25:15 Ps 31:4; 124:7

16Turn to me and be gracious to me,
for I am alone and afflicted.25:16 Ps 70:5; 73:14
17The distresses of my heart increase;25:17 Or Relieve the distresses of my heart25:17 Lm 1:20
bring me out of my sufferings.25:17 Jr 10:19
18Consider my affliction and trouble,25:18 Ps 31:7
and forgive all my sins.25:18 Rm 11:27; 1Jn 3:5
19Consider my enemies; they are numerous,25:19 Ps 3:1
and they hate me violently.25:19 Ps 9:13
20Guard me and rescue me;25:20 Ps 17:8; 31:15
do not let me be disgraced,
for I take refuge in you.25:20 Ps 86:2
21May integrity and what is right
watch over me,
for I wait for you.25:21 Ps 41:12

22God, redeem Israel, from all its distresses.25:22 Ps 34:22; 130:8