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Psalm 16:2–3

O my soul, thou hast said unto the Lord, Thou art my Lord:

bMy goodness extendeth not to thee;

But to the saints that are in the earth,

And to the excellent, cin whom is all my delight.

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Psalm 16:2–3 — The New International Version (NIV)

I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord;

apart from you I have no good thing.”

I say of the holy people who are in the land,

“They are the noble ones in whom is all my delight.”

Psalm 16:2–3 — English Standard Version (ESV)

I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord;

I have no good apart from you.”

As for the saints in the land, they are the excellent ones,

in whom is all my delight.

Psalm 16:2–3 — New Living Translation (NLT)

I said to the Lord, “You are my Master!

Every good thing I have comes from you.”

The godly people in the land

are my true heroes!

I take pleasure in them!

Psalm 16:2–3 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

O my soul, you have said to the Lord,

“You are my Lord,

My goodness is nothing apart from You.”

As for the saints who are on the earth,

“They are the excellent ones, in whom is all my delight.”

Psalm 16:2–3 — New Century Version (NCV)

I said to the Lord, “You are my Lord.

Every good thing I have comes from you.”

As for the godly people in the world,

they are the wonderful ones I enjoy.

Psalm 16:2–3 — American Standard Version (ASV)

O my soul, thou hast said unto Jehovah, Thou art my Lord:

I have no good beyond thee.

As for the saints that are in the earth,

They are the excellent in whom is all my delight.

Psalm 16:2–3 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Thou my soul hast said to Jehovah, Thou art the Lord: my goodness extendeth not to thee; — To the saints that are on the earth, and to the excellent thou hast said, In them is all my delight.

Psalm 16:2–3 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

I said to the Lord

“You are my Lord. Without you, I have nothing good.” 

Those who lead holy lives on earth 

are the noble ones who fill me with joy. 

Psalm 16:2–3 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

I said to Yahweh, “You are my Lord;

I have nothing good besides You.”

As for the holy people who are in the land,

they are the noble ones.

All my delight is in them.

Psalm 16:2–3 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord;

I have no good apart from you.”

As for the holy ones in the land, they are the noble,

in whom is all my delight.

Psalm 16:2–3 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Oh my soul you have said to Yahweh, “You are my Lord.

I have no good apart from you.”

With regard to the saints who are in the land,

they are the noble ones in whom is all my desire.

Psalm 16:2–3 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

I said to the Lord, “You are my Lord.

Without you, I don’t have anything that is good.”

God’s people who live in our land are glorious.

I take great delight in them.

Psalm 16:2–3 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

I said to the Lord, “You are my Lord;

I have no good besides You.”

As for the saints who are in the earth,

They are the majestic ones in whom is all my delight.