Chapter 16

  1. 1. [Michtam of Dauid.] Preserue me, O God: for in thee doe I put my trust.
  2. 2. O my soule, thou hast sayd vnto the Lord, Thou art my Lord: my goodnes extendeth not to thee:
  3. 3. But to the Saints, that are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight.
  4. 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.
  5. 5. The Lord is the portion of mine inheritance, and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot.
  6. 6. The lines are fallen vnto mee in pleasant places; yea, I haue a goodly heritage.
  7. 7. I will blesse the Lord, who hath giuen me counsell: my reines also instruct me in the night seasons.
  8. 8. I haue set the Lord alwaies before me: because hee is at my right hand, I shall not be moued.
  9. 9. Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory reioyceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope.
  10. 10. For thou wilt not leaue my soule in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thine holy one to see corruption.
  11. 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.

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