King James Version

Psalm 15

1Lord, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell in thy holy hill?

He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart.

He that backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour.

In whose eyes a vile person is contemned; but he honoureth them that fear the Lord. He that sweareth to his own hurt, and changeth not.

He that putteth not out his money to usury, nor taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth these things shall never be moved.

New International Reader's Version

Psalm 15

Psalm 15

A psalm of David.

Lord, who can live in your sacred tent?
    Who can stay on your holy mountain?

Anyone who lives without blame
    and does what is right.
They speak the truth from their heart.
    They don’t tell lies about other people.
They don’t do wrong to their neighbors.
    They don’t say anything bad about them.
They hate evil people.
    But they honor those who have respect for the Lord.
They keep their promises even when it hurts.
    They do not change their mind.
They lend their money to poor people without charging interest.
    They don’t accept money to harm those who aren’t guilty.

Anyone who lives like that
    will always be secure.