Psalm 73:17-26 NIV

17 till I entered the sanctuary1 of God; then I understood their final destiny.2

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18 Surely you place them on slippery ground;3 you cast them down to ruin.4

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19 How suddenly5 are they destroyed, completely swept away6 by terrors!

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20 As a dream7 when one awakes,8 so when you arise, O Lord, you will despise them as fantasies.9

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21 When my heart was grieved and my spirit embittered,
22 I was senseless10 and ignorant; I was a brute beast11 before you.

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      23 Yet I am always with you; you hold me by my right hand.12

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      24 You guide13 me with your counsel,14 and afterward you will take me into glory.

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      25 Whom have I in heaven but you?15 And earth has nothing I desire besides you.16

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      26 My flesh and my heart17 may fail,18 but God is the strength19 of my heart and my portion20 forever.

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