nkjv@Psalms:73:1 @ Truly God is good to Israel, To such as are pure in heart.
nkjv@Psalms:73:2 @ But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled; My steps had nearly slipped.
nkjv@Psalms:73:3 @ For I was envious of the boastful, When I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
nkjv@Psalms:73:4 @ For there are no pangs in their death, But their strength is firm.
nkjv@Psalms:73:5 @ They are not in trouble as other men, Nor are they plagued like other men.
nkjv@Psalms:73:6 @ Therefore pride serves as their necklace; Violence covers them like a garment.
nkjv@Psalms:73:7 @ Their eyes bulge with abundance; They have more than heart could wish.
nkjv@Psalms:73:8 @ They scoff and speak wickedly concerning oppression; They speak loftily.
nkjv@Psalms:73:9 @ They set their mouth against the heavens, And their tongue walks through the earth.
nkjv@Psalms:73:10 @ Therefore his people return here, And waters of a full cup are drained by them.
nkjv@Psalms:73:11 @ And they say, "How does God know? And is there knowledge in the Most High?"
nkjv@Psalms:73:12 @ Behold, these are the ungodly, Who are always at ease; They increase in riches.
nkjv@Psalms:73:13 @ Surely I have cleansed my heart in vain, And washed my hands in innocence.
nkjv@Psalms:73:14 @ For all day long I have been plagued, And chastened every morning.
nkjv@Psalms:73:15 @ If I had said, "I will speak thus," Behold, I would have been untrue to the generation of Your children.
nkjv@Psalms:73:16 @ When I thought how to understand this, It was too painful for me--
nkjv@Psalms:73:17 @ Until I went into the sanctuary of God; Then I understood their end.
nkjv@Psalms:73:18 @ Surely You set them in slippery places; You cast them down to destruction.
nkjv@Psalms:73:19 @ Oh, how they are brought to desolation, as in a moment! They are utterly consumed with terrors.
nkjv@Psalms:73:20 @ As a dream when one awakes, So, Lord, when You awake, You shall despise their image.
nkjv@Psalms:73:21 @ Thus my heart was grieved, And I was vexed in my mind.
nkjv@Psalms:73:22 @ I was so foolish and ignorant; I was like a beast before You.
nkjv@Psalms:73:23 @ Nevertheless I am continually with You; You hold me by my right hand.
nkjv@Psalms:73:24 @ You will guide me with Your counsel, And afterward receive me to glory.
nkjv@Psalms:73:25 @ Whom have I in heaven but You? And there is none upon earth that I desire besides You.
nkjv@Psalms:73:26 @ My flesh and my heart fail; But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
nkjv@Psalms:73:27 @ For indeed, those who are far from You shall perish; You have destroyed all those who desert You for harlotry.
nkjv@Psalms:73:28 @ 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.