Psalm 73 New International Version (NIV)
A psalm of Asaph.
1 Surely God is good to Israel,
2 But as for me, my feet had almost slipped;
4 They have no struggles;
12 This is what the wicked are like—
13 Surely in vain I have kept my heart pure
15 If I had spoken out like that,
18 Surely you place them on slippery ground;
21 When my heart was grieved
23 Yet I am always with you;
27 Those who are far from you will perish;
Psalm 73 New King James Version (NKJV)
The Tragedy of the Wicked, and the Blessedness of Trust in God
A Psalm of Asaph.
73 Truly God is good to Israel,
4 For there are no [a]pangs in their death,
10 Therefore his people return here,
15 If I had said, “I will speak thus,”
18 Surely You set them in slippery places;
21 Thus my heart was grieved,
25 Whom have I in heaven but You?
27 For indeed, those who are far from You shall perish;
Psalm 73 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
Plea for Relief from Oppressors
A Psalm of Asaph.
1 Truly God is good to the upright,[a]
4 For they have no pain;
10 Therefore the people turn and praise them,[b]
15 If I had said, “I will talk on in this way,”
21 When my soul was embittered,
27 Indeed, those who are far from you will perish;
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