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Michtam of David.

Michtam
1 Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust.

in thee
2 O my soul, thou hast said unto the LORD, Thou art my Lord: my goodness extendeth not to thee;

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

4 Their sorrows shall be multiplied that hasten after another god: their drink offerings of blood will I not offer, nor take up their names into my lips.

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

mine inheritance my cup
6 The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.

7 I will bless the LORD, who hath given me counsel: my reins also instruct me in the night seasons.

reins
8 I have set the LORD always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.

always before me A225-28 A1335
9 Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope.

my glory flesh also shall rest
10 For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.

to see corruption
11 Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.

at thy right hand



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