Psalms 16:1 ←
Preserve me, God, for I take refuge in you.
Psalms 16:2 ←
My soul, you have said to Yahweh, “You are my Lord. Apart from you I have no good thing.”
Psalms 16:3 ←
As for the saints who are in the earth, they are the excellent ones in whom is all my delight.
Psalms 16:4 ←
Their sorrows shall be multiplied who give gifts to another god. Their drink offerings of blood I will not offer, nor take their names on my lips.
Psalms 16:5 ←
Yahweh assigned my portion and my cup. You made my lot secure.
Psalms 16:6 ←
The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places. Yes, I have a good inheritance.
Psalms 16:7 ←
I will bless Yahweh, who has given me counsel. Yes, my heart instructs me in the night seasons.
Psalms 16:8 ←
I have set Yahweh always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.
Psalms 16:9 ←
Therefore my heart is glad, and my tongue rejoices. My body shall also dwell in safety.
Psalms 16:10 ←
For you will not leave my soul in Sheol, neither will you allow your holy one to see corruption.
Psalms 16:11 ←
You will show me the path of life. In your presence is fullness of joy. In your right hand there are pleasures forever more.