Psalm 16:6
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
The linesחֲבָלִ֣ים
(cha·va·lim)
2256a: cord, territory, bandfrom chabal
have fallenנָֽפְלוּ־
(na·fe·lu-)
5307: to fall, liea prim. root
to me in pleasantבַּנְּעִמִ֑ים
(ban·ne·'i·mim;)
5273a: pleasant, delightfulfrom naem
places; Indeed,אַף־
(af-)
637: also, yeaa prim. conjunction
my heritageנַ֝חֲלָ֗ת
(na·cha·lat)
5159: possession, property, inheritancefrom an unused word
is beautifulשָֽׁפְרָ֥ה
(sha·fe·rah)
8231b: to be beautiful, fair or comelya prim. root
to me. 
 
  







KJV Lexicon
The lines
chebel  (kheh'-bel)
band, coast, company, cord, country, destruction, line, lot, pain, pang, portion, region, rope, snare, sorrow, tackling.
are fallen
naphal  (naw-fal')
to fall, in a great variety of applications (intransitive or causative, literal or figurative)
unto me in pleasant
na`iym  (naw-eem')
delightful (objective or subjective, literal or figurative) -- pleasant(-ure), sweet.
places yea I have a goodly
shaphar  (shaw-far')
to glisten, i.e. (figuratively) be (causatively, make) fair -- goodly.
heritage
nachalah  (nakh-al-aw')
something inherited, i.e. (abstractly) occupancy, or (concretely) an heirloom; generally an estate, patrimony or portion -- heritage, to inherit, inheritance, possession.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places; Indeed, my heritage is beautiful to me.

King James Bible
The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance.

International Standard Version
The boundary lines have fallen in pleasant places for me; truly, I have a beautiful heritage.

NET Bible
It is as if I have been given fertile fields or received a beautiful tract of land.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The cords have fallen to me with the best, also my inheritance pleases me.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Your boundary lines mark out pleasant places for me. Indeed, my inheritance is something beautiful.

King James 2000 Bible
The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.
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