The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Tanach:|
Psalms 5: 8 (5:9) O LORD, lead me in Thy righteousness because of them that lie in wait for me; make Thy way straight before my face.
Psalms 5: 9 (5:10) For there is no sincerity in their mouth; their inward part is a yawning gulf, their throat is an open sepulchre; they make smooth their tongue.
Psalms 5: 10 (5:11) Hold them guilty, O God, let them fall by their own counsels; cast them down in the multitude of their transgressions; for they have rebelled against Thee.
Psalms 5: 11 (5:12) So shall all those that take refuge in Thee rejoice, they shall ever shout for joy, and Thou shalt shelter them; let them also that love Thy name exult in Thee.
Psalms 5: 12 (5:13) For Thou dost bless the righteous; O LORD, Thou dost encompass him with favour as with a shield.
Psalms 6: 1 (6:1) For the Leader; with string-music; on the Sheminith. A Psalm of David. (6:2) O LORD, rebuke me not in Thine anger, neither chasten me in Thy wrath.
Psalms 6: 2 (6:3) Be gracious unto me, O LORD, for I languish away; heal me, O LORD, for my bones are affrighted.
Psalms 6: 3 (6:4) My soul also is sore affrighted; and Thou, O LORD, how long?
Psalms 6: 4 (6:5) Return, O LORD, deliver my soul; save me for Thy mercy's sake.
Psalms 6: 5 (6:6) For in death there is no remembrance of Thee; in the nether-world who will give Thee thanks?
Psalms 6: 6 (6:7) I am weary with my groaning; every night make I my bed to swim; I melt away my couch with my tears.