Psalm 16:3 {15:3}
Good News Translation
How excellent are the LORD's faithful people! My greatest pleasure is to be with them.

Contemporary English Version
Your people are wonderful, and they make me happy,

Douay-Rheims Bible
To the saints, who are in his land, he hath made wonderful all my desires in them.

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To the saints, who are in his land, he hath made wonderful all my desires in them.

But

Galatians 6:10 Therefore, whilst we have time, let us work good to all men, but especially to those who are of the household of the faith.

Titus 3:8 It is a faithful saying. And these things I will have thee affirm constantly, that they who believe in God may be careful to excel in good works. These things are good and profitable unto men.

Hebrews 6:10 For God is not unjust, that he should forget your work and the love which you have shewn in his name, you who have ministered and do minister to the saints.

the saints

Isaiah 30:4 For thy princes were in Tanis, and thy messengers came even to Hanes.

Psalm 116:15 Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.

2 Chronicles 6:41 Now therefore arise, O Lord God, into thy resting place, thou and the ark of thy strength: let thy priests, O Lord God, put on salvation, and thy saints rejoice in good things.

Acts 9:13 But Ananias answered: Lord, I have heard by many of this man, how much evil he hath done to thy saints in Jerusalem.

Ephesians 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ, by the will of God, to all the saints who are at Ephesus and to the faithful in Christ Jesus.

the excellent

Proverbs 12:26 He that neglecteth a loss for the sake of a friend, is just: but the way of the wicked shall deceive them.

Songs 4:1 How beautiful art thou, my love, how beautiful art thou! thy eyes are doves' eyes, besides what is hid within. Thy hair is as flocks of goats, which come up from mount Galaad.

Songs 6:1 Whither is thy beloved gone, O thou most beautiful among women? whither is thy beloved turned aside, and we will seek him with thee?

Songs 7:1 What shalt thou see in the Sulamitess but the companies of camps? How beautiful are thy steps in shoes, O prince's daughter! The joints of thy thighs are like jewels, that are made by the hand of a skilful workman.

Malachi 3:17 And they shall be my special possession, saith the Lord of hosts, in the day that I do judgment: and I will spare them, as a man spareth his son that serveth him.

in whom

Psalm 119:63 I am a partaker with all them that fear thee, and that keep thy commandments.

Proverbs 8:21 The Lord possessed me in the beginning of his ways, before he made any thing from the beginning.

Proverbs 13:20 He that walketh with the wise, shall be wise: a friend of fools shall become like to them.

Songs 7:10 I to my beloved, and his turning is towards me.

Isaiah 62:4 Thou shalt no more be called Forsaken: and thy land shall no more be called Desolate: but thou shalt be called My pleasure in her, and thy land inhabited. Because the Lord hath been well pleased with thee: and thy land shall be inhabited.

Ephesians 5:25-27 Husbands, love your wives, as Christ also loved the church and delivered himself up for it: . . .

1 John 3:14-17 We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not abideth in death. . . .

Context
The Presence of God
2I have said to the Lord, thou art my God, for thou hast no need of my goods. 3To the saints, who are in his land, he hath made wonderful all my desires in them.4Their infirmities were multiplied: afterwards they made haste. I will not gather together their meetings for bloodofferings: nor will I be mindful of their names by my lips.…
Cross References
Psalm 101:6
My eyes were upon the faithful of the earth, to sit with me: the man that walked in the perfect way, he served me.

Psalm 119:63
I am a partaker with all them that fear thee, and that keep thy commandments.

Proverbs 8:31
Now, therefore, ye children, hear me: blessed are they that keep my ways.

Additional Translations
As for the saints in the land, they are the excellence in whom all my delight resides.But to the saints that are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight.

As for the saints that are in the earth, They are the excellent in whom is all my delight.

On behalf of the saints that are in his land, he has magnified all his pleasure in them.

To the saints that are on the earth, and to the excellent [thou hast said], In them is all my delight.

As for the saints that are in the earth, they are the excellent in whom is all my delight.

But to the saints that are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight.

As for the saints who are in the earth, they are the excellent ones in whom is all my delight.

For the holy ones who are in the land, And the honourable, all my delight is in them.
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