A writing of David.
Keep me, O Lord; for I have hoped in thee. I said to the Lord, Thou art my Lord; for thou hast 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: thou art he that restores my inheritance to me. The lines have fallen to me in the best places, yea, 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 and my tongue exulted; moreover also my flesh shall rest in hope: 10 because thou wilt not leave my soul in hell, neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption. 11 Thou hast made known to me the ways of life; thou wilt fill me with joy with thy countenance: at thy 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.