Heads of state and their deputes arrived in Munich for the 45th annual security conference. The theme of the Psalm is on security.
1Hear, holy Yahvah, and consider my supplication; give ear to my prayer that does not proceed out of deceitful lips.
2Let my judgment come out from your presence; let your eyes see the things that are just.
3You have proved my heart; you have visited me in the night; you have tried me, and you have not found iniquity in me; nothing has come out of my mouth which is according to the deceitful works of men.
4Through the conversation of my lips you have kept me from evil ways.
5You have strengthened my walk in your paths, that my footsteps do not slip.
6I have called on you, for you have heard me. God, incline your ear to me and hear my words.
7Make your holy one a wonder and a savior to those who trust; but let him prevail against those who rise up against your right hand.
8Keep me as the apple of your eye; protect me under the shadow of your wings,
9from the sinners who plunder me, from the enemies of my soul who surround me.
10Silence their mouth, for they have spoken vanity.
11They have praised me, and now have surrounded me; they have determined to bury me in the ground.
12They are like a lion that is eager to prey, and like a young lion lurking in secret places.
13Arise, Yahvah, humble them; cast them down; deliver my soul from the wicked and from the sword,
14from the dead that die by your hand, Yahvah; and from the dead of the grave, divide their possessions among the living; fill their belly with your treasure, so that their sons are satisfied and have a portion remaining for their own sons.
15As for me, I will look at your face in righteousness; I will be satisfied when your worship is revived.
Heads of state gathered from across Europe for the 45th annual Munich Security Conference.
French, German and Polish heads of state attended.
In a much anticipated speech, the new US Vice President Biden gave the first Obama administration speech on foreign policy.
The text of the Psalm is a prayer about security, and asking for security to be provided. This is a match.
Biden called for a 2 state solution to peace with Israel, continuing the focus of the Psalms generally on the middle east.