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Psalms 16

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.


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