(DB) Psalms 73 : 1 {A Psalm of Asaph.} Truly God is good to Israel, to such as are of a pure heart.
(DB) Psalms 73 : 2 But as for me, my feet were almost gone, my steps had well nigh slipped;
(DB) Psalms 73 : 3 For I was envious at the arrogant, seeing the prosperity of the wicked.
(DB) Psalms 73 : 4 For they have no pangs in their death, and their body is well nourished;
(DB) Psalms 73 : 5 They have not the hardships of mankind, neither are they plagued like other men:
(DB) Psalms 73 : 6 Therefore pride encompasseth them as a neck-chain, violence covereth them as a garment;
(DB) Psalms 73 : 7 Their eyes stand out from fatness, they exceed the imaginations of their heart:
(DB) Psalms 73 : 8 They mock and speak wickedly of oppression, they speak loftily:
(DB) Psalms 73 : 9 They set their mouth in the heavens, and their tongue walketh through the earth.
(DB) Psalms 73 : 10 Therefore his people turn hither, and waters in fulness are wrung out to them.
(DB) Psalms 73 : 11 And they say, How can ùGod know, and is there knowledge in the Most High?
(DB) Psalms 73 : 12 Behold, these are the wicked, and they prosper in the world: they heap up riches.
(DB) Psalms 73 : 13 Truly have I purified my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocency:
(DB) Psalms 73 : 14 For all the day have I been plagued, and chastened every morning.
(DB) Psalms 73 : 15 If I said, I will speak thus, behold, I should be faithless to the generation of thy children.
(DB) Psalms 73 : 16 When I thought to be able to know this, it was a grievous task in mine eyes;
(DB) Psalms 73 : 17 Until I went into the sanctuaries of ùGod; then understood I their end.
(DB) Psalms 73 : 18 Truly thou settest them in slippery places, thou castest them down in ruins.
(DB) Psalms 73 : 19 How are they suddenly made desolate! they pass away, consumed with terrors.
(DB) Psalms 73 : 20 As a dream, when one awaketh, wilt thou, Lord, on arising despise their image.
(DB) Psalms 73 : 21 When my heart was in a ferment, and I was pricked in my reins,
(DB) Psalms 73 : 22 Then I was brutish and knew nothing; I was as a beast with thee.
(DB) Psalms 73 : 23 Nevertheless I am continually with thee: thou hast holden my right hand;
(DB) Psalms 73 : 24 Thou wilt guide me by thy counsel, and after the glory, thou wilt receive me.
(DB) Psalms 73 : 25 Whom have I in the heavens? and there is none upon earth I desire beside thee.
(DB) Psalms 73 : 26 My flesh and my heart faileth: God is the rock of my heart and my portion for ever.
(DB) Psalms 73 : 27 For behold, they that are far from thee shall perish; thou destroyest every one that goeth a whoring from thee.
(DB) Psalms 73 : 28 But as for me, it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord Jehovah, that I may declare all thy works.