The Lord the Psalmist’s Portion in Life and Deliverer in Death.

A Mikhtam of David.

1 aPreserve me, O God, for bI take refuge in You.

2 1I said to the Lord, “You are 2my Lord;

I ahave no good besides You.”

3 As for the 1asaints who are in the earth,

2They are the majestic ones bin whom is all my delight.

4 The 1asorrows of those who have 2bartered for another god will be multiplied;

I shall not pour out their drink offerings of bblood,

Nor will I ctake their names upon my lips.

5 The Lord is the aportion of my inheritance and my bcup;

You support my clot.

6 The alines have fallen to me in pleasant places;

Indeed, my heritage is bbeautiful to me.

7 I will bless the Lord who has acounseled me;

Indeed, my 1bmind instructs me in the night.

8 aI have bset the Lord continually before me;

Because He is cat my right hand, dI will not be shaken.

9 Therefore amy heart is glad and bmy glory rejoices;

My flesh also will cdwell securely.

10 For You awill not abandon my soul to 1Sheol;

Nor will You 2ballow Your 3Holy One to 4undergo decay.

11 You will make known to me athe path of life;

In bYour presence is fullness of joy;

In Your right hand there are cpleasures forever.


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