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Psalms 16





Book of Psalms - Chapter 16

Psalms 16:1

Preserve me, God, for in you do I take refuge.

Psalms 16:2

My soul, you have said to the LORD, "You are my Lord. Apart from you I have no good thing."

Psalms 16:3

As for the saints who are in the earth, they are the excellent ones in whom is all my delight.

Psalms 16:4

Their sorrows shall be multiplied who give gifts to another god. Their drink offerings of blood I will not offer, nor take their names on my lips.

Psalms 16:5

the LORD assigned my portion and my cup. You made my lot secure.

Psalms 16:6

The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places. Yes, I have a good inheritance.

Psalms 16:7

I will bless the LORD, who has given me counsel. Yes, my heart instructs me in the night seasons.

Psalms 16:8

I have set the LORD always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.

Psalms 16:9

Therefore my heart is glad, and my tongue rejoices. My body shall also dwell in safety.

Psalms 16:10

For you will not leave my soul in Sheol, neither will you allow your holy one to see corruption.

Psalms 16:11

You will show me the path of life. In your presence is fullness of joy. In your right hand there are pleasures forevermore. A Prayer by David.