Psalm 16:1-6 NIV

A "miktam" of David.

1 Keep me safe,1 O God, for in you I take refuge.2

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2 I said to the LORD, "You are my Lord;3 apart from you I have no good thing."4

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3 As for the saints5 who are in the land,6 they are the glorious ones in whom is all my delight.a

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    • a 16:3 - Or "As for the pagan priests who are in the land / and the nobles in whom all delight, I said:"
      4 The sorrows7 of those will increase who run after other gods.8 I will not pour out their libations of blood or take up their names9 on my lips.

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      5 LORD, you have assigned me my portion10 and my cup;11 you have made my lot12 secure.

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      6 The boundary lines13 have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance.14

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