You Will Not Abandon My Soul1 Preserve me, O God, for in you I ctake refuge.
2I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord;
dI have no good apart from you.”
3 As for ethe saints in the land, they are the excellent ones,
in whom is all my delight. ▼
▼Or To the saints in the land, the excellent in whom is all my delight, I say:
4 The sorrows of those who run after ▼
▼Or who acquireanother god shall multiply;
their drink offerings of blood I will not pour out
or htake their names on my lips.
5 The Lord is imy chosen portion and my jcup;
you hold my klot.
6 lThe lines have fallen for me in pleasant places;
indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance.
7 I bless the Lord who mgives me counsel;
in nthe night also my oheart instructs me. ▼
▼Hebrew my kidneys instruct me
8 qI have rset the Lord always before me;
because he is at my sright hand, I shall not be tshaken.
9 Therefore my heart is glad, and my uwhole being ▼
▼Hebrew my gloryrejoices;
my flesh also dwells secure.
10For you will not abandon my soul to wSheol,
xor let your yholy one see zcorruption. ▼
▼Or see the pit
11 You make known to me abthe path of life;
in your presence there is acfullness of joy;
at your right hand are adpleasures forevermore.
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