Thematic Bible

Psalm 73:1 (show verse)

[A Psalm of Asaph.] Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart.

Psalm 73:2 (show verse)

But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had nearly slipped.

Psalm 73:3 (show verse)

For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Psalm 73:4 (show verse)

For there are no pains in their death: but their strength is firm.

Psalm 73:5 (show verse)

They are not in trouble as other men; neither are they plagued like other men.

Psalm 73:6 (show verse)

Therefore pride surrounds them as a chain; violence covers them as a garment.

Psalm 73:7 (show verse)

Their eyes stand out with abundance: they have more than heart could wish.

Psalm 73:8 (show verse)

They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily.

Psalm 73:9 (show verse)

They set their mouth against 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 wrung out to 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 ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches.

Psalm 73:13 (show verse)

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

Psalm 73:14 (show verse)

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

Psalm 73:15 (show verse)

If I say, I will speak thus; behold, I would have been untrue to the generation of your children.

Psalm 73:16 (show verse)

When I thought to know this, it was too painful for me;

Psalm 73:17 (show verse)

Until I went into the sanctuary of God; then understood I their end.

Psalm 73:18 (show verse)

Surely you did set them in slippery places: you cast them down into destruction.

Psalm 73:19 (show verse)

How are they brought into desolation, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors.

Psalm 73:20 (show verse)

As a dream when one awakes; so, O Lord, when you awake, you shall despise their image.

Psalm 73:21 (show verse)

Thus my soul was grieved, and I was pierced in my heart.

Psalm 73:22 (show verse)

So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before you.

Psalm 73:23 (show verse)

Nevertheless I am continually with you: you have held me by my right hand.

Psalm 73:24 (show verse)

You shall guide me with your counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.

Psalm 73:25 (show verse)

Whom have I in heaven but you? and there is none upon earth that I desire besides you.

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, they that are far from you shall perish: you have destroyed all them that go after idols, departing from you.

Psalm 73:28 (show verse)

But it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all your works.