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Psalm 73 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:1 - [[A Psalm of Asaph.]] Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:2 - But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well nigh slipped.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:3 - For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:4 - For there are no bands in their death: but their strength is firm.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:5 - They are not in trouble as other men; neither are they plagued like other men.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:6 - Therefore pride compasseth them about as a chain; violence covereth them as a garment.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:7 - Their eyes stand out with fatness: they have more than heart could wish.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:8 - They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:9 - They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue walketh through the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:10 - Therefore his people return hither: and waters of a full cup are wrung out to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:11 - And they say, How doth God know? and is there knowledge in the most High?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:12 - Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:13 - Verily I have cleansed my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocency.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:14 - For all the day long have I been plagued, and chastened every morning.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:15 - If I say, I will speak thus; behold, I should offend against the generation of thy children.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:16 - When I thought to know this, it was too painful for me;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:17 - Until I went into the sanctuary of God; then understood I their end.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:18 - Surely thou didst set them in slippery places: thou castedst them down into destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:19 - How are they brought into desolation, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:20 - As a dream when one awaketh; so, O Lord, when thou awakest, thou shalt despise their image.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:21 - Thus my heart was grieved, and I was pricked in my reins.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:22 - So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:23 - Nevertheless I am continually with thee: thou hast holden me by my right hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:24 - Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:25 - Whom have I in heaven but thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:26 - My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:27 - For, lo, they that are far from thee shall perish: thou hast destroyed all them that go a whoring from thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:28 - But it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all thy works.

The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769.
Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. Within the United Kingdom, the rights to the KJV are vested in the Crown.

For more information on this translation, see the KJV Preface.


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

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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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