20 Like (A)a dream when one awakes,
    O Lord, when (B)you rouse yourself, you despise them as phantoms.
21 When my soul was embittered,
    when I was pricked in heart,
22 I was (C)brutish and ignorant;
    I was like (D)a beast toward you.

23 Nevertheless, I am continually with you;
    you (E)hold my right hand.
24 You (F)guide me with your counsel,
    and afterward you will (G)receive me to glory.
25 (H)Whom have I in heaven but you?
    And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you.
26 (I)My flesh and my heart may fail,
    but God is (J)the strength[a] of my heart and my (K)portion (L)forever.

27 For behold, those who are (M)far from you shall perish;
    you put an end to everyone who is (N)unfaithful to you.
28 But for me it is good to (O)be near God;
    I have made the Lord God my (P)refuge,
    that I may (Q)tell of all your works.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 73:26 Hebrew rock

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