Psalms Chapter 16
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1 Dauid in distrust of merites, and hatred of Idolatry, flyeth to God for preseruation. 5 He sheweth the hope of his calling, of the resurrection, and life euerlasting.

1 [Michtam of Dauid.] Preserue me, O God: for in thee doe I put my trust.

2 O my soule, thou hast sayd vnto the Lord, Thou art my Lord: my goodnes extendeth not to thee:2

3 But to the Saints, that are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight.

4 Their sorrowes shalbe multiplied, that hasten after another God: their drinke offerings of blood will I not offer, nor take vp their names into my lippes.4

5 The Lord is the portion of mine inheritance, and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot.5

6 The lines are fallen vnto mee in pleasant places; yea, I haue a goodly heritage.

7 I will blesse the Lord, who hath giuen me counsell: my reines also instruct me in the night seasons.

8 I haue set the Lord alwaies before me: because hee is at my right hand, I shall not be moued.8

9 Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory reioyceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope.9

10 For thou wilt not leaue my soule in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thine holy one to see corruption.10

11 Thou wilt shewe me the path of life: in thy presence is fulnesse of ioy, at thy right hand there are pleasures for euermore.


Psalms Chapter 16 Sidenote References (from Original 1611 KJV Bible):

2 Psal. 50. 10. Iob. 22. 2. & 35.7.
4 Or, giue gifts to another.
5 Lam.3. 24. Deut.32.9. , Heb. of my part.
8 Actes 2. 25.
9 Heb. dwell confidently.
10 Act 2.31. and 13. 35.

* Courtesy of Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania


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