New Living Translation
I said to the LORD, "You are my Master! Every good thing I have comes from you."
King James Bible
O my soul, thou hast said unto the LORD, Thou art my Lord: my goodness extendeth not to thee;
Darby Bible Translation
Thou my soul hast said to Jehovah, Thou art the Lord: my goodness extendeth not to thee; --
World English Bible
My soul, you have said to Yahweh, "You are my Lord. Apart from you I have no good thing."
Young's Literal Translation
Thou hast said to Jehovah, 'My Lord Thou art;' My good is not for thine own sake;
Psalm 16:2 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:2 To thee - Thou dost not need me or my service, nor art capable of any advantage from it.
LibraryThough 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
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