16 Preserve me, O God, for in you I itake refuge.
jI have no good apart from you.”
3 As for kthe saints in the land, they are the excellent ones,
in whom is all my delight.2
4 The sorrows of those who run after3 another god shall multiply;
or ltake their names on my lips.
you hold my olot.
6 pThe lines have fallen for me in pleasant places;
7 I bless the Lord who qgives me counsel;
10 For you will not abandon my soul to ySheol,
11 You make known to me cthe path of life;
in your presence there is dfullness of joy;
at your right hand are epleasures forevermore.
 16:1 Probably a musical or liturgical term
 16:3 Or To the saints in the land, the excellent in whom is all my delight, I say:
 16:4 Or who acquire
 16:7 Hebrew my kidneys instruct me
 16:9 Hebrew my glory
 16:10 Or see the pit