A aMichtam of David.
1 Preserve 1me, O God, for in You I put my trust.
“You are my Lord,
bMy goodness is nothing apart from You.”
“They are the excellent ones, in cwhom is all my delight.”
Their drink offerings of dblood I will not offer,
eNor take up their names on my lips.
You 2maintain my lot.
Yes, I have a good inheritance.
My 3heart also instructs me in the night seasons.
8 fI have set the Lord always before me;
Because He is at my right hand I shall not be moved.
My flesh also will 4rest in hope.
Nor will You allow Your Holy One to 6see corruption.
11 You will show me the hpath of life;
In Your presence is fullness of joy;
At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore.
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