(16) A writing of David.
Keep me, O Lord; for I have hoped in you.
I said to the Lord, You are my Lord; for you has no need of my * Gr. good deeds, or things. goodness.
On behalf of the saints that are in his land, he has magnified all his pleasure in them.
Their weaknesses have been multiplied; afterward they hasted. I will by no means assemble their bloody meetings, neither will I make mention of their names with my lips.
The Lord is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup: you are he that restores my inheritance to me.
The lines have fallen to me in the best places, yes, I have a most excellent heritage.
I will bless the Lord who has instructed me; my reins too have chastened me even Possibly, during the night. q. d. as long as night lasted. till night.
I foresaw the Lord always before my face; for he is on my right hand, that I should not be moved.
Therefore my heart rejoiced an my tongue exulted; moreover also my flesh shall rest in hope:
10 because you will not leave my soul in hell, neither Rom 13. 35. will you suffer your Holy One to see corruption.
11 You have made known to me the ways of life; you will fill me with joy with your countenance: at your right hand there are delights for ever.

*15:2 Gr. good deeds, or things.

15:7 Possibly, during the night. q. d. as long as night lasted.

15:10 Rom 13. 35.