1. For the leader. Of David, the servant of the LORD.

2. Sin directs the heart of the wicked; their eyes are closed to the fear of God.

3. For they live with the delusion: their guilt will not be known and hated.

4. Empty and false are the words of their mouth; they have ceased to be wise and do good.

5. In their beds they hatch plots; they set out on a wicked way; they do not reject evil.

6. LORD, your love reaches to heaven; your fidelity, to the clouds.

7. Your justice is like the highest mountains; your judgments, like the mighty deep; all living creatures you sustain, LORD.

8. How precious is your love, O God! We take refuge in the shadow of your wings.

9. We feast on the rich food of your house; from your delightful stream you give us drink.

10. For with you is the fountain of life, and in your light we see light.

11. Continue your kindness toward your friends, your just defense of the honest heart.

12. Do not let the foot of the proud overtake me, nor the hand of the wicked disturb me.

13. There make the evildoers fall; thrust them down, never to rise.

“O Senhor sempre orienta e chama; mas não se quer segui-lo e responder-lhe, pois só se vê os próprios interesses. Às vezes, pelo fato de se ouvir sempre a Sua voz, ninguém mais se apercebe dela; mas o Senhor ilumina e chama. São os homens que se colocam na posição de não conseguir mais escutar.” São Padre Pio de Pietrelcina