The New King James Version

Psalm 73:1–17

1 Truly God is good to Israel,

To such as are pure in heart.

2 But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled;

My steps had nearly bslipped.

3 cFor I was envious of the boastful,

When I saw the prosperity of the dwicked.

4 For there are no 1pangs in their death,

But their strength is firm.

5 eThey are not in trouble as other men,

Nor are they plagued like other men.

6 Therefore pride serves as their necklace;

Violence covers them flike a garment.

7 gTheir 2eyes bulge with abundance;

They have more than heart could wish.

8 hThey scoff and speak wickedly concerning oppression;

They ispeak 3loftily.

9 They set their mouth jagainst the heavens,

And their tongue walks through the earth.

10 Therefore his people return here,

kAnd waters of a full cup are drained by them.

11 And they say, l“How does God know?

And is there knowledge in the Most High?”

12 Behold, these are the ungodly,

Who are always at ease;

They increase in riches.

13 Surely I have 4cleansed my heart in mvain,

And washed my hands in innocence.

14 For all day long I have been plagued,

And chastened every morning.

15 If I had said, “I will speak thus,”

Behold, I would have been untrue to the generation of Your children.

16 When I thought how to understand this,

It was 5too painful for me—

17 Until I went into the sanctuary of God;

Then I understood their nend.

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Tg. face bulges; LXX, Syr., Vg. iniquity bulges

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Proudly

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kept my heart pure in vain

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troublesome in my eyes

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