Psalms 32. Beati quorum.
BLESSED is he whose unrighteousness is forgiven, * and whose
sin is covered.
2 Blessed is the man unto whom the LORD imputeth no sin, * and
in whose spirit there is no guile.
3 For whilst I held my tongue, * my bones consumed away through
my daily complaining.
4 For thy hand was heavy upon me day and night, * and my moisture
was like the drought in summer.
5 I acknowledged my sin unto thee; * and mine unrighteousness
have I not hid.
6 I said, I will confess my sins unto the LORD; * and so thou
forgavest the wickedness of my sin.
7 For this shall every one that is godly make his prayer unto
thee, in a time when thou mayest be found; * surely the great
water-floods shall not come nigh him.
8 Thou art a place to hide me in; thou shalt preserve me from
trouble; * thou shalt compass me about with songs of deliverance.
9 I will inform thee, and teach thee in the way wherein thou
shalt go; * and I will guide thee with mine eye.
10 Be ye not like to horse and mule, which have no understanding;
* whose mouths must be held with bit and bridle, else they will
not obey thee.
11 Great plagues remain for the ungodly; * but whoso putteth
his trust in the LORD, mercy embraceth him on every side.
12 Be glad, O ye righteous, and rejoice in the LORD; * and be
joyful, all ye that are true of heart.