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Book of Psalms
Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust.
16:2 O my soul, thou hast said unto the LORD, Thou
art my Lord: my goodness extendeth not to thee;
16:3 But to the saints that are in the earth, and to
the excellent, in whom is all my delight.
16:4 Their sorrows shall be multiplied that hasten
after another god: their drink offerings of blood
will I not offer, nor take up their names into my
16:5 The LORD is the portion of mine inheritance and
of my cup: thou maintainest my lot.
16:6 The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant
places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.
16:7 I will bless the LORD, who hath given me
counsel: my reins also instruct me in the night
16:8 I have set the LORD always before me: because
he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.
16:9 Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory
rejoiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope.
16:10 For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell;
neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see
16:11 Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy
presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there
are pleasures for evermore.
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Summary of Psalm 16
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Summary of this Psalm
A just man's prayer in
tribulation against the malice of his enemy.
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A just man's prayer in tribulation against
the malice of his enemy.