The Lord is (A)my chosen portion and my (B)cup;
    you hold my (C)lot.
(D)The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places;
    indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance.

I bless the Lord who (E)gives me counsel;
    in (F)the night also my (G)heart instructs me.[a]
(H)I have (I)set the Lord always before me;
    because he is at my (J)right hand, I shall not be (K)shaken.

Therefore my heart is glad, and my (L)whole being[b] rejoices;
    my flesh also dwells secure.
10 For you will not abandon my soul to (M)Sheol,
    (N)or let your (O)holy one see (P)corruption.[c]

11 You make known to me (Q)the path of life;
    in your presence there is (R)fullness of joy;
    at your right hand are (S)pleasures forevermore.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 16:7 Hebrew my kidneys instruct me
  2. Psalm 16:9 Hebrew my glory
  3. Psalm 16:10 Or see the pit

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