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Psalm 73

NIV 1 Surely God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart. NIV 1 Surely God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart. NIV 2 But as for me, my feet had almost slipped; I had nearly lost my foothold. NIV 2 But as for me, my feet had almost slipped; I had nearly lost my foothold. NIV 3 For I envied the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. NIV 3 For I envied the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. NIV 4 They have no struggles; their bodies are healthy and strong. NIV 4 They have no struggles; their bodies are healthy and strong. NIV 5 They are free from the burdens common to man; they are not plagued by human ills. NIV 5 They are free from the burdens common to man; they are not plagued by human ills. NIV 6 Therefore pride is their necklace; they clothe themselves with violence. NIV 6 Therefore pride is their necklace; they clothe themselves with violence. NIV 7 From their callous hearts comes iniquity; the evil conceits of their minds know no limits. NIV 7 From their callous hearts comes iniquity; the evil conceits of their minds know no limits. NIV 8 They scoff, and speak with malice; in their arrogance they threaten oppression. NIV 8 They scoff, and speak with malice; in their arrogance they threaten oppression. NIV 9 Their mouths lay claim to heaven, and their tongues take possession of the earth. NIV 9 Their mouths lay claim to heaven, and their tongues take possession of the earth. NIV 10 Therefore their people turn to them and drink up waters in abundance. NIV 10 Therefore their people turn to them and drink up waters in abundance. NIV 11 They say, "How can God know? Does the Most High have knowledge?" NIV 11 They say, "How can God know? Does the Most High have knowledge?" NIV 12 This is what the wicked are like-- always carefree, they increase in wealth. NIV 12 This is what the wicked are like-- always carefree, they increase in wealth. NIV 13 Surely in vain have I kept my heart pure; in vain have I washed my hands in innocence. NIV 13 Surely in vain have I kept my heart pure; in vain have I washed my hands in innocence. NIV 14 All day long I have been plagued; I have been punished every morning. NIV 14 All day long I have been plagued; I have been punished every morning. NIV 15 If I had said, "I will speak thus," I would have betrayed your children. NIV 15 If I had said, "I will speak thus," I would have betrayed your children. NIV 16 When I tried to understand all this, it was oppressive to me NIV 16 When I tried to understand all this, it was oppressive to me NIV 17 till I entered the sanctuary of God; then I understood their final destiny. NIV 17 till I entered the sanctuary of God; then I understood their final destiny. NIV 18 Surely you place them on slippery ground; you cast them down to ruin. NIV 18 Surely you place them on slippery ground; you cast them down to ruin. NIV 19 How suddenly are they destroyed, completely swept away by terrors! NIV 19 How suddenly are they destroyed, completely swept away by terrors! NIV 20 As a dream when one awakes, so when you arise, O Lord, you will despise them as fantasies. NIV 20 As a dream when one awakes, so when you arise, O Lord, you will despise them as fantasies. NIV 21 When my heart was grieved and my spirit embittered, NIV 21 When my heart was grieved and my spirit embittered, NIV 22 I was senseless and ignorant; I was a brute beast before you. NIV 22 I was senseless and ignorant; I was a brute beast before you. NIV 23 Yet I am always with you; you hold me by my right hand. NIV 23 Yet I am always with you; you hold me by my right hand. NIV 24 You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will take me into glory. NIV 24 You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will take me into glory. NIV 25 Whom have I in heaven but you? And earth has nothing I desire besides you. NIV 25 Whom have I in heaven but you? And earth has nothing I desire besides you. NIV 26 My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. NIV 26 My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. NIV 27 Those who are far from you will perish; you destroy all who are unfaithful to you. NIV 27 Those who are far from you will perish; you destroy all who are unfaithful to you. NIV 28 But as for me, it is good to be near God. I have made the Sovereign LORD my refuge; I will tell of all your deeds. NIV 28 But as for me, it is good to be near God. I have made the Sovereign LORD my refuge; I will tell of all your deeds.