Psalm 16
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1A miktam of David. Keep me safe, my God, for in you I take refuge.1A prayer of David. Protect me, O God, for I have taken shelter in you.
2I say to the LORD, "You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing."2I say to the LORD, "You are the Lord, my only source of well-being."
3I say of the holy people who are in the land, "They are the noble ones in whom is all my delight."3As for God's chosen people who are in the land, and the leading officials I admired so much--
4Those who run after other gods will suffer more and more. I will not pour out libations of blood to such gods or take up their names on my lips.4their troubles multiply, they desire other gods. I will not pour out drink offerings of blood to their gods, nor will I make vows in the name of their gods.
5LORD, you alone are my portion and my cup; you make my lot secure.5LORD, you give me stability and prosperity; you make my future secure.
6The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance.6It is as if I have been given fertile fields or received a beautiful tract of land.
7I will praise the LORD, who counsels me; even at night my heart instructs me.7I will praise the LORD who guides me; yes, during the night I reflect and learn.
8I keep my eyes always on the LORD. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken.8I constantly trust in the LORD; because he is at my right hand, I will not be upended.
9Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest secure,9So my heart rejoices and I am happy; My life is safe.
10because you will not abandon me to the realm of the dead, nor will you let your faithful one see decay.10You will not abandon me to Sheol; you will not allow your faithful follower to see the Pit.
11You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.11You lead me in the path of life; I experience absolute joy in your presence; you always give me sheer delight.
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