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Psalm 16 ESV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Preserve me, O God, for in you I take refuge. 1 Keep me safe, O God, for in you I take refuge.
2 I say to the LORD, "You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you." 2 I said to the LORD, "You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing."
3 As for the saints in the land, they are the excellent ones, in whom is all my delight. 3 As for the saints who are in the land, they are the glorious ones in whom is all my delight.
4 The sorrows of those who run after another god shall multiply; their drink offerings of blood I will not pour out or take their names on my lips. 4 The sorrows of those will increase who run after other gods. I will not pour out their libations of blood or take up their names on my lips.
5 The LORD is my chosen portion and my cup; you hold my lot. 5 LORD, you have assigned me my portion and my cup; you have made my lot secure.
6 The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance. 6 The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance.
7 I bless the LORD who gives me counsel; in the night also my heart instructs me. 7 I will praise the LORD, who counsels me; even at night my heart instructs me.
8 I have set the LORD always before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken. 8 I have set the LORD always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.
9 Therefore my heart is glad, and my whole being rejoices; my flesh also dwells secure. 9 Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest secure,
10 For you will not abandon my soul to Sheol, or let your holy one see corruption. 10 because you will not abandon me to the grave, nor will you let your Holy One see decay.
11 You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore. 11 You have made known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.