Psalm 16 DBY

1 {Michtam of David.} Preserve me, O God: for I trust in thee.
2 Thou [my soul] hast said to Jehovah, Thou art the Lord: my goodness [extendeth] not to thee; --
3 To the saints a that are on the earth, and to the excellent [thou hast said], In them is all my delight.

References for Psalms 16:3

    • ¾ 16:3 - Kadoshim: plural of Kadosh, which is used of God in Ps. 22.3; 71.22; 78.41; 89.18; 99.3,5; Hab. 1.12, &c., and is translated 'holy' -- 'holy one.' It is used of 'Aaron,' Ps. 106.16.
      4 Their sorrows shall be multiplied that hasten after another: their drink-offerings of blood will I not offer, and I will not take up their names into my lips.
      5 Jehovah is the portion of mine inheritance b and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot.

      References for Psalms 16:5

        • ¿ 16:5 - Or 'mine assigned portion.'
          6 The lines c are fallen d unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.

          References for Psalms 16:6

            • À 16:6 - Or 'portions:' see Josh. 17.5,14.
            • Á 16:6 - See Mic. 2.5.
              7 I will bless Jehovah, who giveth me counsel; even in the nights my reins instruct me.
              8 I have set Jehovah continually before me; because [he is] at my right hand, I shall not be moved.
              9 Therefore my heart rejoiceth, and my glory e exulteth; my flesh moreover shall dwell in hope. f

              References for Psalms 16:9

                • Â 16:9 - Or 'honour.' In Acts 2.26, 'tongue,' from the LXX. But see Gen. 49.6. It may be taken as a synonym of 'soul:' see Ps. 7.5.
                • Ã 16:9 - Or 'shall rest in safety,' as Ps. 4.8.
                  10 For thou wilt not leave my soul to Sheol, g neither wilt thou allow thy Holy One h to see corruption.

                  References for Psalms 16:10

                    • Ä 16:10 - See Notes to Ps. 6.5 and Matt. 11.23.
                    • Å 16:10 - Or 'gracious one,' chasid: see Notes to Ps. 4.3; 30.4.
                      11 Thou wilt make known to me the path of life: thy countenance is fulness of joy; at thy right hand are pleasures for evermore.