Let integrity and uprightness preserve me; for I wait on you.
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Augustine of Hippo
21. "The innocent and the upright have cleaved to me, for I have waited for Thee, O Lord" (ver. 21). The innocent and the upright, not in bodily presence only, as the evil, are mingled with me, but in the agreement of the heart in the same innocence and uprightness cleave to me: for I have not fallen away to imitate the evil; but I have waited for Thee, expecting the winnowing of Thy last harvest. ...
Adhered. Hebrew, "innocence, have kept me. "(Calmet)
Those faithful subjects, who have accompanied me in my flight, stand guard to protect me. Requite them, O Lord, and grant peace to all my people. (Haydock)
My example encourages them to follow thy law, and they will be staggered, if thou grant not my request. (Menochius) ...