Thematic Bible

Psalm 73:1 (show verse)

A Psalm of Asaph. Only -- good to Israel is God, to the clean of heart. And I -- as a little thing, My feet have been turned aside,

Psalm 73:2 (show verse)

As nothing, have my steps slipped, For I have been envious of the boastful,

Psalm 73:3 (show verse)

The peace of the wicked I see, That there are no bands at their death,

Psalm 73:4 (show verse)

And their might is firm.

Psalm 73:5 (show verse)

In the misery of mortals they are not, And with common men they are not plagued.

Psalm 73:6 (show verse)

Therefore hath pride encircled them, Violence covereth them as a dress.

Psalm 73:7 (show verse)

Their eye hath come out from fat. The imaginations of the heart transgressed;

Psalm 73:8 (show verse)

They do corruptly, And they speak in the wickedness of oppression, From on high they speak.

Psalm 73:9 (show verse)

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

Psalm 73:10 (show verse)

Therefore do His people return hither, And waters of fulness are wrung out to them.

Psalm 73:11 (show verse)

And they have said, 'How hath God known? And is there knowledge in the Most High?'

Psalm 73:12 (show verse)

Lo, these are the wicked and easy ones of the age, They have increased strength.

Psalm 73:13 (show verse)

Only -- a vain thing! I have purified my heart, And I wash in innocency my hands,

Psalm 73:14 (show verse)

And I am plagued all the day, And my reproof is every morning.

Psalm 73:15 (show verse)

If I have said, 'I recount thus,' Lo, a generation of Thy sons I have deceived.

Psalm 73:16 (show verse)

And I think to know this, Perverseness it is in mine eyes,

Psalm 73:17 (show verse)

Till I come in to the sanctuaries of God, I attend to their latter end.

Psalm 73:18 (show verse)

Only, in slippery places Thou dost set them, Thou hast caused them to fall to desolations.

Psalm 73:19 (show verse)

How have they become a desolation as in a moment, They have been ended -- consumed from terrors.

Psalm 73:20 (show verse)

As a dream from awakening, O Lord, In awaking, their image Thou despisest.

Psalm 73:21 (show verse)

For my heart doth show itself violent, And my reins prick themselves,

Psalm 73:22 (show verse)

And I am brutish, and do not know. A beast I have been with Thee.

Psalm 73:23 (show verse)

And I am continually with Thee, Thou hast laid hold on my right hand.

Psalm 73:24 (show verse)

With Thy counsel Thou dost lead me, And after honour dost receive me.

Psalm 73:25 (show verse)

Whom have I in the heavens? And with Thee none I have desired in earth.

Psalm 73:26 (show verse)

Consumed hath been my flesh and my heart, The rock of my heart and my portion is God to the age.

Psalm 73:27 (show verse)

For, lo, those far from Thee do perish, Thou hast cut off every one, Who is going a whoring from Thee.

Psalm 73:28 (show verse)

And I -- nearness of God to me is good, I have placed in the Lord Jehovah my refuge, To recount all Thy works!