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Psalm 16 NIV

A miktam of David.

1 aKeep me safe, my God, for in you I take refuge.

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    • ‚ 16:1 - Title: Probably a literary or musical term
      2 I say to the LORD, “You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing.”

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      3 I say of the holy people who are in the land, “They are the noble ones in whom is all my delight.”

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      4 Those who run after other gods will suffer more and more. I will not pour out libations of blood to such gods or take up their names on my lips.

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      5 LORD, you alone are my portion and my cup; you make my lot secure.

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      6 The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance.

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      7 I will praise the LORD, who counsels me; even at night my heart instructs me.

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      8 I keep my eyes always on the LORD. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken.

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      9 Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest secure,

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      10 because you will not abandon me to the realm of the dead, nor will you let your faithfulb one see decay.

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      11 You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.

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      • a 16:1 - Title: Probably a literary or musical term
      • b 16:10 - Or "holy"