Psalms 161 Michtam of David. Preserve me, O God; For in thee do I take refuge. 2 O my soul , thou hast said unto Jehovah, Thou art ▼ my Lord: I have no good beyond thee. ▼
▼ 1) Or the Lord3 ▼ As for the saints that are in the earth, ▼
▼ 2They are the excellent in whom is all my delight. ▼
▼ 1) Or Unto 2) Or And the excellent…delight; Their etc4 Their sorrows shall be multiplied that give gifts for another god : Their drink-offerings of blood will I not offer, Nor take their names upon my lips. 5 Jehovah is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup: Thou maintainest my lot. 6 The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; Yea, I have a goodly heritage. 7 I will bless Jehovah, who hath given me counsel; Yea, my ▼ heart instructeth me in the night seasons. ▼
▼ 1) Heb reins8 I have set Jehovah always before me: Because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved. 9 Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth; My flesh also shall dwell ▼ in safety. ▼
▼ 1) Or confidently10 For thou wilt not leave my soul to Sheol; Neither wilt thou suffer thy ▼ holy one to see ▼
▼ 2corruption. ▼
▼ 1) Or godly ; Or beloved ; Another reading is holy ones 2) Or the pit11 Thou wilt show me the path of life: In thy presence is fulness of joy; In thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.
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