Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart. (Psalm 73:1)

But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well nigh slipped. (Psalm 73:2)

For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. (Psalm 73:3)

For there are no bands in their death: but their strength is firm. (Psalm 73:4)

They are not in trouble as other men; neither are they plagued like other men. (Psalm 73:5)

Therefore pride compasseth them about as a chain; violence covereth them as a garment. (Psalm 73:6)

Their eyes stand out with fatness: they have more than heart could wish. (Psalm 73:7)

They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily. (Psalm 73:8)

They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue walketh through the earth. (Psalm 73:9)

Therefore his people return hither: and waters of a full cup are wrung out to them. (Psalm 73:10)

And they say, How doth God know? and is there knowledge in the most High? (Psalm 73:11)

Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches. (Psalm 73:12)

Verily I have cleansed my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocency. (Psalm 73:13)

For all the day long have I been plagued, and chastened every morning. (Psalm 73:14)

If I say, I will speak thus; behold, I should offend against the generation of thy children. (Psalm 73:15)

When I thought to know this, it was too painful for me; (Psalm 73:16)

Until I went into the sanctuary of God; then understood I their end. (Psalm 73:17)

Surely thou didst set them in slippery places: thou castedst them down into destruction. (Psalm 73:18)

How are they brought into desolation, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors. (Psalm 73:19)

As a dream when one awaketh; so, O Lord, when thou awakest, thou shalt despise their image. (Psalm 73:20)

Thus my heart was grieved, and I was pricked in my reins. (Psalm 73:21)

So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before thee. (Psalm 73:22)

Nevertheless I am continually with thee: thou hast holden me by my right hand. (Psalm 73:23)

Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory. (Psalm 73:24)

Whom have I in heaven but thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee. (Psalm 73:25)

My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever. (Psalm 73:26)

For, lo, they that are far from thee shall perish: thou hast destroyed all them that go a whoring from thee. (Psalm 73:27)

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 thy works. (Psalm 73:28)


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