Psalm 16:11
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
You will show me the way of life, granting me the joy of your presence and the pleasures of living with you forever.

King James Bible
Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.

Darby Bible Translation
Thou wilt make known to me the path of life: thy countenance is fulness of joy; at thy right hand are pleasures for evermore.

World English Bible
You will show me the path of life. In your presence is fullness of joy. In your right hand there are pleasures forevermore. A Prayer by David.

Young's Literal Translation
Thou causest me to know the path of life; Fulness of joys is with Thy presence, Pleasant things by Thy right hand for ever!

Psalm 16:11 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

16:11 Life - Thou wilt raise me from the grave, and conduct me to the place and state of everlasting felicity. Presence - In that heavenly paradise, where thou art gloriously present, where thou dost clearly and fully discover the light of thy countenance; whereas in this life thou hidest thy face and shewest us only thy back - parts. Right - hand - Which he mentions as a place of the greatest honour, the place where the saints are placed at the last day, and where Christ himself is said to sit, Psal 110:1. Pleasures - All our joys are empty and defective: But in heaven there is fulness of joy. Our pleasures here are transient and momentary; but those at God's right hand are pleasures for evermore. For they are the pleasures of immortal souls, in the enjoyment of an eternal God.

Psalm 16:11 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Though Some Good Things of Lower Worth
"The Lord is the portion of mine inheritance." -- Psalm 16:5. Though some good things of lower worth My heart is called on to resign, Of all the gifts in heaven and earth, The greatest and the best is mine The love of God in Christ made known -- The love that is enough alone, My Father's love is all my own. My soul's Restorer, let me learn In that deep love to live and rest -- Let me the precious thing discern Of which I am indeed possessed. My treasure let me feel and see, And let my moments,
Miss A. L. Waring—Hymns and Meditations

Eleventh Sunday after Trinity. In Thy Presence is Fulness of Joy; at Thy Right Hand There are Pleasures for Evermore.
In Thy presence is fulness of joy; at Thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore. Wie wohl ist mir o Freund der Seelen [108]Wolfgang C. Deszler. 1692. trans. by Catherine Winkworth, 1855 O Friend of Souls, how well is me, Whene'er Thy love my spirit calms! From sorrow's dungeon forth I flee, And hide me in Thy shelt'ring arms. The night of weeping flies away Before the heart-reviving ray Of love, that beams from out Thy breast; Here is my heaven on earth begun; Who were not joyful had he won
Catherine Winkworth—Lyra Germanica: The Christian Year

But Whilst the King Has not that Most Blessed Light...
But whilst the King has not that most blessed light, yet there are some things in which he can discriminate; and here are seven comparisons in which his unaided wisdom can discern which is the better:-- 1. A good name is better than precious ointment. 2. The day of death " " " the day of birth. 3. The house of mourning " " " the house of feasting. 4. Borrow " " " laughter. 5. The rebuke of the wise " " " the song of fools.
F. C. Jennings—Old Groans and New Songs

Israel the Beloved
'The beloved of the Lord shall dwell in safety by Him; and the Lord shall cover him all the day long, and he shall dwell between His shoulders.'--DEUT. xxxiii. 12. Benjamin was his father's favourite child, and the imagery of this promise is throughout drawn from the relations between such a child and its father. So far as the future history of the tribes is shadowed in these 'blessings' of this great ode, the reference of the text may be to the tribe of Benjamin, as specially distinguished by Saul
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
Matthew 7:14
But the gateway to life is very narrow and the road is difficult, and only a few ever find it.

Job 36:11
"If they listen and obey God, they will be blessed with prosperity throughout their lives. All their years will be pleasant.

Psalm 11:7
For the righteous LORD loves justice. The virtuous will see his face.

Psalm 17:15
Because I am righteous, I will see you. When I awake, I will see you face to face and be satisfied.

Psalm 21:6
You have endowed him with eternal blessings and given him the joy of your presence.

Psalm 36:7
How precious is your unfailing love, O God! All humanity finds shelter in the shadow of your wings.

Psalm 36:8
You feed them from the abundance of your own house, letting them drink from your river of delights.

Jump to Previous
Bliss Causest Clear Complete Countenance David Eternal Evermore Fill Forever Forevermore Fullness Fulness Hand Joy Life Makest Path Pleasant Pleasures Prayer Presence Psalm Right Shew Show Way Wilt
Jump to Next
Bliss Causest Clear Complete Countenance David Eternal Evermore Fill Forever Forevermore Fullness Fulness Hand Joy Life Makest Path Pleasant Pleasures Prayer Presence Psalm Right Shew Show Way Wilt
Links
Psalm 16:11 NIV
Psalm 16:11 NLT
Psalm 16:11 ESV
Psalm 16:11 NASB
Psalm 16:11 KJV

Psalm 16:11 Bible Apps
Psalm 16:11 Biblia Paralela
Psalm 16:11 Chinese Bible
Psalm 16:11 French Bible
Psalm 16:11 German Bible

Psalm 16:11 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Psalm 16:10
Top of Page
Top of Page