Thematic Bible

Psalm 73:1 (show verse)

Surely God is good to Israel, to such as are pure in heart.

Psalm 73:2 (show verse)

But as for me, my feet were almost gone. My steps had well nigh slipped.

Psalm 73:3 (show verse)

For I was envious of the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Psalm 73:4 (show verse)

For there are no pangs in their death, but their strength is firm.

Psalm 73:5 (show verse)

They are not in trouble as [other] men, nor are they plagued like [other] men.

Psalm 73:6 (show verse)

Therefore pride is as a chain around their neck. Violence covers them as a garment.

Psalm 73:7 (show verse)

Their eyes stand out with fatness. They have more than heart could wish.

Psalm 73:8 (show verse)

They scoff, and in wickedness utter oppression. They speak loftily.

Psalm 73:9 (show verse)

They have set their mouth in the heavens, and their tongue walks through the earth.

Psalm 73:10 (show verse)

Therefore his people return here, and waters of a full [cup] are drained by them.

Psalm 73:11 (show verse)

And they say, How does God know? And is there knowledge in the Most High?

Psalm 73:12 (show verse)

Behold, these are the wicked, and those who always prosper. They have possessed wealth.

Psalm 73:13 (show verse)

Surely in vain I have cleansed my heart, and washed my hands in innocence,

Psalm 73:14 (show verse)

for all the day long I have been plagued, and chastened every morning.

Psalm 73:15 (show verse)

If I had said, I will speak thus, behold, I would have dealt treacherously with the generation of thy sons.

Psalm 73:16 (show verse)

When I thought how I might understand this, it was too painful for me,

Psalm 73:17 (show verse)

until I went into the sanctuary of God, and considered their latter end.

Psalm 73:18 (show verse)

Surely thou set them in slippery places. Thou cast them down to destruction.

Psalm 73:19 (show verse)

How they have become a desolation in a moment! They are utterly consumed with terrors.

Psalm 73:20 (show verse)

As a dream from awakening, O LORD, when thou waken, thou will despise their form.

Psalm 73:21 (show verse)

For my soul was grieved, and I was pricked in my heart.

Psalm 73:22 (show verse)

So I was brutish, and ignorant. I was a beast before thee.

Psalm 73:23 (show verse)

Nevertheless I am continually with thee. Thou have held my right hand.

Psalm 73:24 (show verse)

Thou will guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.

Psalm 73:25 (show verse)

Whom have I in heaven? And there is none upon earth that I desire besides thee.

Psalm 73:26 (show verse)

My flesh and my heart fails, [but] God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Psalm 73:27 (show verse)

For, lo, those who are far from thee shall perish. Thou have destroyed all those who go a whoring from thee.

Psalm 73:28 (show verse)

But it is good for me to draw near to God. I have made lord LORD my refuge, that I may tell of all thy works.