Psalms 16

Michtam of David. Keep me, O God; for I have taken refuge in Thee. I have said unto the LORD: 'Thou art my Lord; I have no good but in Thee'; As for the holy that are in the earth, they are the excellent in whom is all my delight. Let the idols of them be multiplied that make suit unto another; their drink-offerings of blood will I not offer, nor take their names upon my lips. O LORD, the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup, Thou maintainest my lot. The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage. I will bless the LORD, who hath given me counsel; yea, in the night seasons my reins instruct me.

I have set the LORD always before me; surely He is at my right hand, I shall not be moved. Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth; my flesh also dwelleth in safety; 10 For Thou wilt not abandon my soul to the nether-world; neither wilt Thou suffer Thy godly one to see the pit. 11 Thou makest me to know the path of life; in Thy presence is fulness of joy, in Thy right hand bliss for evermore.

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