Click to Change

Return to Top

Return to Top

Printer Icon


Copy Options
Format by: Verse Paragraph
Red Letter
Audio Bibles
The Blue Letter Bible

Psalm 73 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface
Audio Bibles
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:1 - A Psalm by Asaf. Surely God is good to Yisra'el, To those who are pure in heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:2 - But as for me, my feet were almost gone. My steps had nearly slipped.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:3 - For I was envious of the arrogant, When I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:4 - For there are no struggles in their death, But their strength is firm.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:5 - They are free from burdens of men, Neither are they plagued like other men.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:6 - Therefore pride is like a chain around their neck. Violence covers them like a garment.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:7 - Their eyes bulge with fat. Their minds pass the limits of conceit.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:8 - They scoff and speak with malice. In arrogance, they threaten oppression.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:9 - They have set their mouth in the heavens. Their tongue walks through the eretz.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:10 - Therefore their people return to them, And they drink up waters of abundance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:11 - They say, "How does God know? Is there knowledge in Ha`Elyon?"
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:12 - Behold, these are the wicked. Being always at ease, they increase in riches.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:13 - Surely in vain I have cleansed my heart, And washed my hands in innocence,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:14 - For all day long have I been plagued, And punished every morning.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:15 - If I had said, "I will speak thus;" Behold, I would have betrayed the generation of your children.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:16 - When I tried to understand this, It was too painful for me;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:17 - Until I entered God's sanctuary, And considered their latter end.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:18 - Surely you set them in slippery places. You throw them down to destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:19 - How they are suddenly destroyed! They are completely swept away with terrors.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:20 - As a dream when one wakes up, So, Lord, when you awake, you will despise their fantasies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:21 - For my soul was grieved. I was embittered in my heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:22 - I was so senseless and ignorant. I was a brute beast before you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:23 - Nevertheless, I am continually with you. You have held my right hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:24 - You will guide me with your counsel, And afterward receive me to glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:25 - Who do I have in heaven? There is no one on eretz who I desire besides you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:26 - My flesh and my heart fails, But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:27 - For, behold, those who are far from you shall perish. You have destroyed all those who are unfaithful to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:28 - But it is good for me to come close to God. I have made the Lord GOD my refuge, That I may tell of all your works.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

New American Standard Bible
Copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995
by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
All rights reserved.

BLB Searches
Search the Bible

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval

Let's Connect
Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan