Praying the Psalms

Praying the Psalms

Psalms/Tehillim 33.22

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May we enjoy, O Lord, Your faithful care,

as we put our hope in You.

Psalms/Tehillim 33.22


Mishlei/Proverbs 3.3

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Let fidelity and steadfastness not leave you;

Bind them about your neck,

Write them on the tablet of your mind . . .

Mishlei/Proverbs 3.3


Tehillim/Psalms 111.10

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The beginning of wisdom is the fear of the Lord;

all who practice it gain sound understanding.

Tehillim/Psalms 111.10


Tehillim/Psalms 104.10-13

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You made springs gush forth in torrents;

they make their way between the hills,

giving drink to all the wild beasts;

the wild asses slake their thirst.

The birds of the sky dwell beside them

and sing among the foliage.

You water the mountains from Your lofts;

the earth is sated from the fruit of Your work.

Tehillim/Psalms 104.10-13

 


Tehillim/Psalms 90.1b-2

O Lord, You have been our refuge in every generation.

Before the mountains came into being,

before You brought forth the earth and the world,

from eternity to eternity, You are God.

Tehillim/Psalms 90.1b-2


Tehillim/Psalms 37.7,8

Be patient and wait for the Lord,

do not be vexed by the prospering man who carries out his scheme.

Give up anger, abandon fury,

do not be vexed;

it can only do harm.

Tehillim/Psalms 37.7,8


Tehillim/Psalms 5.4,9

 

Hear my voice, O Lord, at daybreak;

at daybreak I plead before You, and wait . . . .

O Lord, lead me along Your righteous path . . .

make Your way straight before me.

Tehillim/Psalms 5.4,9


Tehillim/Psalms 23.2-3

 

. . . He leads me to water in places of repose;

He renews my life;

He guides me in right paths as befits His name.

Tehillim/Psalms 23.2-3


Tehillim/Psalms 147.7-8

 

Sing to the Lord a song of praise,

chant a hymn with lyre to our G-d,

Who covers the heavens with clouds,

provides rain for the earth,

makes mountains put forth grass . . .

Psalms/Tehillim 147.7-8


Tehillim/Psalms 25.21

May integrity and uprightness watch over me,

for I look to You.

O God, redeem Israel

from all its distress.

Tehillim/Psalms 25.21


Tehillim/Psalms 125.1-2

Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion

that cannot be moved, enduring forever.

Jerusalem, hills enfold it,

and the Lord enfolds His people now and forever.

Tehillim/Psalms 125.1-2


Tehillim/Psalms 5.4

Hear my voice, O Lord, at daybreak;

at daybreak I plead before You and wait.

Tehillim/Psalms 5.4


Tehillim/Psalms 8.4-5

When I behold Your heavens, the work of Your fingers,

the moon and stars that You set in place,

what are humans that You have been mindful of them,

mortals that you have taken note of them?

Tehillim/Psalms 8.4-5


Tehillim/Psalms 104.24

How many are the things You have made, O Lord;

You have made them all with wisdom;

The earth is full of Your creations.

Tehillim/Psalms 104.24


Tehillim/Psalms 131

O Lord, my heart is not proud nor my look haughty;

I do not aspire to great things or to what is beyond me;

but I have taught myself to be contented like a weaned child with its mother;

like a weaned child am I in my mind.

O Israel, wait for the Lord now and forever.

Tehillim/Psalms 131


Tehillim/Psalms 71.1-3

I seek refuge in You, O Lord; may I never be disappointed.

As You are beneficent, save me and rescue me; incline Your ear to me, and deliver me.

Be a sheltering rock to me to which I may always repair;

decree my deliverance, for You are my rock and my fortress.

Tehillim/Psalms 71.1-3


Tehillim/Psalms 147.12-18

Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem!

Praise your God, O Zion!…

He gives snow like wool;

He scatters the frost like ashes.

He casts forth His ice as fragments,

Who can stand before His cold?

He sends forth His word and melts them

He causes His wind to blow and the waters to flow.

Tehillim/Psalm 147:12-18


Tehillim/Psalms 20.2-6

 

May the Lord answer you in time of trouble,

the name of Jacob’s G-d keep you safe.

May He send you help from the sanctuary,

and sustain you from Zion.

May He receive the tokens of all your meal offerings,

and approve your burnt offerings.  Selah

May He grant you your desire,

and fulfill your every plan.

May we shout for joy in your victory,

arrayed by standards in the name of our G-d.

May the Lord fulfill your every wish.

Tehillim/Psalms 20.2-6


Tehillim/Psalms 25.20-22

 

Protect me and save me;

let me not be disappointed,

for I have sought refuge in You.

May integrity and uprightness watch over me,

for I look to You.

O G-d, redeem Israel from all its distress.

Tehillim/Psalms 25.20-22


Tehillim/Psalms 107.12-15a

He humbled their hearts through suffering;

they stumbled with no one to help.

In their adversity they cried to the Lord,

and He rescued them from their troubles.

He brought them out of deepest darkness,

broke their bonds asunder.

Let them praise the Lord for His steadfast love.

Tehillim/Psalms 107.12-15a


Tehillim/Psalms 22.4-6

You are the Holy One enthroned,

the Praise of Israel.

In You our fathers trusted;

They trusted and You rescued them.

To You they cried out and they escaped;

in You they trusted and were not disappointed.

Tehillim/Psalms 22.4-6


Tehillim/Psalms 4.2

 

Answer me when I call,

O G’d, my vindicator!

You freed me from distress;

have mercy on me and hear my prayer.

Tehillim/Psalms 4.2


Tehillim/Psalms 8.2

 

O Lord, our Lord,

How majestic is Your name throughout the earth,

You who have covered the heavens with Your splendor!

Tehillim/Psalms 8.2


Tehillim/Psalms 23.2b-3

 

He leads me to water in places of repose;

He renews my life;

He guides me in right paths as befits His name.

Tehillim/Psalms 23.2b-3