A Miktam of David.
1Preserve me, O God,
for in You I take refuge.
2#Ps 63:1; 84:2 I have said to the Lord, “You are my Lord;
my welfare has no existence outside of You.”
3#Ps 79:10; 80:5 For the holy ones who are in the land,
they are the majestic ones; in them is all my delight.
4#Isa 30:29; Ps 62:8 Those who chase after other gods,
their sorrows will be multiplied;
their drink offerings of blood I will not offer,
nor lift their names on my lips.
5#Ps 42:11; 43:5 The Lord is the portion of my inheritance and of my cup;
You support my lot.
6#2Sa 17:22; Dt 3:8–9 The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places;
yes, an inheritance is beautiful for me.
7#Ps 88:7; Jnh 2:3 I will bless the Lord who has given me counsel;
my affections also instruct me in the night seasons.
8#Job 35:10; Ps 63:6 I have set the Lord always before me;
because He is at my right hand,
I will not be moved.
9#Ps 38:6; 18:2 Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoices;
my flesh also will rest in security.
10#Ps 42:3; Joel 2:17 For You will not leave my soul in Sheol,
nor will You suffer Your godly one to see corruption.
11#Ps 42:5; 43:5 You will make known to me the path of life;
in Your presence is fullness of joy;
at Your right hand there are pleasures for evermore.