Who Shall Dwell on Your Holy Hill?

Psalm 15

A Psalm of David.

O Lord, u who shall sojourn in your v tent?
Who shall dwell on your w holy hill?

2 He who x walks blamelessly and y does what is right
and z speaks truth in his heart;
3 who a does not slander with his tongue
and does no evil to his neighbor,
nor b takes up a reproach against his friend;
4 c in whose eyes a vile person is despised,
but who honors those who fear the Lord;
who d swears to his own hurt and does not change;
5 who e does not put out his money at interest
and f does not take a bribe against the innocent.
He who does these things shall never be g moved.

  1. Cross References
    Psalms 15:1 - 5
    O Lord, who shall sojourn in your tent? Who shall dwell on your holy hill?
    Psalms 24:3 - 5
    Who shall ascend the hill of the Lord ? And who shall stand in his holy place?
    Isaiah 33:14 - 16
    The sinners in Zion are afraid; trembling has seized the godless: "Who among us can dwell with the consuming fire? Who among us can dwell with everlasting burnings?
  2. Cross References
    Psalms 61:4
    Let me dwell in your tent forever! Let me take refuge under the shelter of your wings! Selah
  3. Cross References
    Psalms 2:6
    "As for me, I have set my King on Zion, my holy hill."
  4. Cross References
    Proverbs 28:18
    Whoever walks in integrity will be delivered, but he who is crooked in his ways will suddenly fall.
  5. Cross References
    Psalms 106:3
    Blessed are they who observe justice, who do righteousness at all times!
    Matthew 6:1
    Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.
  6. Cross References
    Zechariah 8:16
    These are the things that you shall do: Speak the truth to one another; render in your gates judgments that are true and make for peace.
    Ephesians 4:25
    Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another.
    John 1:47
    Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward him and said of him, "Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom there is no deceit!
    Colossians 3:9
    Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old self with its practices
  7. Cross References
    Leviticus 19:16
    You shall not go around as a slanderer among your people, and you shall not stand up against the life of your neighbor: I am the Lord.
    Psalms 34:13
    Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking deceit.
  8. Cross References
    Exodus 23:1
    You shall not spread a false report. You shall not join hands with a wicked man to be a malicious witness.
  9. Cross References
    Esther 3:2
    And all the king's servants who were at the king's gate bowed down and paid homage to Haman, for the king had so commanded concerning him. But Mordecai did not bow down or pay homage.
  10. Cross References
    Judges 11:35
    And as soon as he saw her, he tore his clothes and said, "Alas, my daughter! You have brought me very low, and you have become the cause of great trouble to me. For I have opened my mouth to the Lord, and I cannot take back my vow.
  11. Cross References
    Exodus 22:25
    If you lend money to any of my people with you who is poor, you shall not be like a moneylender to him, and you shall not exact interest from him.
    Leviticus 25:36
    Take no interest from him or profit, but fear your God, that your brother may live beside you.
    Deuteronomy 23:19
    You shall not charge interest on loans to your brother, interest on money, interest on food, interest on anything that is lent for interest.
    Ezekiel 18:8
    Does not lend at interest or take any profit, withholds his hand from injustice, executes true justice between man and man.
    Ezekiel 22:12
    In you they take bribes to shed blood; you take interest and profit and make gain of your neighbors by extortion; but me you have forgotten, declares the Lord God.
  12. Cross References
    Exodus 23:8
    And you shall take no bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and subverts the cause of those who are in the right.
    Deuteronomy 16:19
    You shall not pervert justice. You shall not show partiality, and you shall not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and subverts the cause of the righteous.
  13. Cross References
    Psalms 10:6
    He says in his heart, "I shall not be moved; throughout all generations I shall not meet adversity.
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