Psalm 16:2-11 NIV

2 I said to the LORD, "You are my Lord;1 apart from you I have no good thing."2

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3 As for the saints3 who are in the land,4 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 sorrows5 of those will increase who run after other gods.6 I will not pour out their libations of blood or take up their names7 on my lips.

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      5 LORD, you have assigned me my portion8 and my cup;9 you have made my lot10 secure.

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      6 The boundary lines11 have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance.12

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      7 I will praise the LORD, who counsels me;13 even at night14 my heart instructs me.

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      8 I have set the LORD always before me. Because he is at my right hand,15 I will not be shaken.16

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      9 Therefore my heart is glad17 and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest secure,18

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      10 because you will not abandon me to the grave,b19 nor will you let your Holy Onec20 see decay.21

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        • b 16:10 - Hebrew "Sheol"
        • c 16:10 - Or "your faithful one"
          11 You have maded known to me the path of life;22 you will fill me with joy in your presence,23 with eternal pleasures24 at your right hand.25

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