Psalms 16:6-8

6 The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance.
7 I will praise the LORD, who counsels me; even at night my heart instructs me.
8 I keep my eyes always on the LORD. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken.

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Psalms 16:6 in Other Translations

KJV
6 The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.
ESV
6 The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance.
NLT
6 The land you have given me is a pleasant land. What a wonderful inheritance!
MSG
6 You set me up with a house and yard. And then you made me your heir!
CSB
6 The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance.

Psalms 16:6-8 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 16:6-8 In-Context

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.
5 LORD, you alone are my portion and my cup; you make my lot secure.
6 The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance.
7 I will praise the LORD, who counsels me; even at night my heart instructs me.
8 I keep my eyes always on the LORD. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken.
9 Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest secure,
10 because you will not abandon me to the realm of the dead, nor will you let your faithful one see decay.

Cross References 6

  • 1. S Deuteronomy 19:14; Psalms 104:9; Proverbs 8:29; Jeremiah 5:22
  • 2. S Job 22:26; Psalms 78:55; Jeremiah 3:19
  • 3. Psalms 73:24; Proverbs 15:22; Isaiah 11:2
  • 4. Job 35:10; Psalms 42:8; Psalms 77:6
  • 5. 1 Kings 2:19; 1 Chronicles 6:39; Psalms 73:23
  • 6. Psalms 15:5
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