Thematic Bible

Psalm 73:1 (show verse)

BOOK THE THIRD Nothing but good, is God, Unto Israel, Unto the pure in heart.

Psalm 73:2 (show verse)

Psalm 73:3 (show verse)

For I was envious of the boasters, At the prosperity of the lawless, used I to look.

Psalm 73:4 (show verse)

For they have no pangs in their death, And vigorous is their body;

Psalm 73:5 (show verse)

Of the toil of weak mortals, have they none, Nor, with the sons of earth, are they hard smitten.

Psalm 73:6 (show verse)

For this cause, doth arrogance deck them as a neck-chain, And a garment of wrong is their attire;

Psalm 73:7 (show verse)

Their iniquity, hath proceeded from fatness, They have surpassed the imaginations of the heart;

Psalm 73:8 (show verse)

They mock, and wickedly command oppression, From on high, they command;

Psalm 73:9 (show verse)

They have set, in the heavens, their mouth, And, their tongue, marcheth through the earth.

Psalm 73:10 (show verse)

Therefore must his people return thither, And, the waters of abundance, are drained by them;

Psalm 73:11 (show verse)

And they say - How doth GOD know? And is there knowledge in the Most High?

Psalm 73:12 (show verse)

Lo! these, are the lawless, Who are secure for an age, They have attained unto wealth.

Psalm 73:13 (show verse)

Altogether in vain, Have I cleansed my heart, And bathed in pureness, my hands;

Psalm 73:14 (show verse)

And yet been smitten all the day, And been rebuked morning by morning!

Psalm 73:15 (show verse)

If I had thought, I will relate it thus, Lo! the circle of thy sons, had I betrayed.

Psalm 73:16 (show verse)

When I reasoned, that I might understand this, A vexation, it was in mine eyes:

Psalm 73:17 (show verse)

Until I could enter the holy places of God, - Could give heed to their hereafter: -

Psalm 73:18 (show verse)

Surely, in slippery places, dost thou set them, - Thou hast suffered them to fall into places of danger.

Psalm 73:19 (show verse)

How have they become desolate, as in a moment! They have ceased - come to an end, by reason of calamities.

Psalm 73:20 (show verse)

As the dream of him that waketh, O my Lord! when rousing thyself up, their shadowy being, wilt thou despise.

Psalm 73:21 (show verse)

But my heart had grown embittered, And, in my reins, had I received wounds;

Psalm 73:22 (show verse)

But, I, was brutish, and could not perceive, Like the beasts, had I become before thee.

Psalm 73:23 (show verse)

Nevertheless, I, am continually before thee, Thou hast taken hold of my right hand;

Psalm 73:24 (show verse)

By thy counsel, wilt thou guide me, And, afterwards, unto glory, wilt thou take me.

Psalm 73:25 (show verse)

Whom have I in the heavens? And, compared with thee, there is nothing I desire on earth.

Psalm 73:26 (show verse)

Failed have my flesh and my heart, The rock of my heart - and my portion, is God unto times age-abiding.

Psalm 73:27 (show verse)

For lo! they who are far from thee, shall perish, Thou hast put an end to every one who wandered unchastely from thee.

Psalm 73:28 (show verse)

But, as for me, the drawing near of God, is my blessedness, - I have made, of My Lord Yahweh, my refuge, - That I may recount all thy works.