Psalm 16:1-6 ESV

You Will Not Abandon My Soul

A Miktam of David.

1 Preserve me, O God, for in you I 1take refuge.

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2 I say to the LORD, "You are my Lord; 2I have no good apart from you."

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3 As for 3the saints in the land, they are the excellent ones, in whom is all my delight.a

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    • v 16:3 - Or To the saints in the land, the excellent in whom is all my delight, I say:
      4 The sorrows of those who run afterb another god shall multiply; their drink offerings of blood I will not pour out or 4take their names on my lips.

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      5 The LORD is 5my chosen portion and my 6cup; you hold my 7lot.

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      6 8The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance.

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