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Psalm 16 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:1 - A miktam[fn] of David. Keep me safe, my God, for in you I take refuge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:2 - I say to the LORD, “You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:3 - I say of the holy people who are in the land, “They are the noble ones in whom is all my delight.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:4 - Those who run after other gods will suffer more and more. I will not pour out libations of blood to such gods or take up their names on my lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:5 - LORD, you alone are my portion and my cup; you make my lot secure.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:6 - The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:7 - I will praise the LORD, who counsels me; even at night my heart instructs me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:8 - I keep my eyes always on the LORD. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:9 - Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest secure,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:10 - because you will not abandon me to the realm of the dead, nor will you let your faithful[fn] one see decay.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:11 - You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.
NIV Footnotes
Title: Probably a literary or musical term
Or holy

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