New Living Translation
The godly people in the land are my true heroes! I take pleasure in them!
King James Bible
But to the saints that are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight.
Darby Bible Translation
To the saints that are on the earth, and to the excellent thou hast said, In them is all my delight.
World English Bible
As for the saints who are in the earth, they are the excellent ones in whom is all my delight.
Young's Literal Translation
For the holy ones who are in the land, And the honourable, all my delight is in them.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:3 But - I bear a singular respect and love to all saints, for thy sake, whose friends and servants they are, and whose image they bear. This more properly agrees to David, than to Christ, whose goodness was principally designed for, and imparted to sinners.
LibraryThough Some Good Things of Lower Worth
"The Lord is the portion of mine inheritance." -- Psalm 16:5. Though some good things of lower worth My heart is called on to resign, Of all the gifts in heaven and earth, The greatest and the best is mine The love of God in Christ made known -- The love that is enough alone, My Father's love is all my own. My soul's Restorer, let me learn In that deep love to live and rest -- Let me the precious thing discern Of which I am indeed possessed. My treasure let me feel and see, And let my moments, …
Miss A. L. Waring—Hymns and Meditations
Eleventh Sunday after Trinity. In Thy Presence is Fulness of Joy; at Thy Right Hand There are Pleasures for Evermore.
But Whilst the King Has not that Most Blessed Light...
Israel the Beloved
I will search for faithful people to be my companions. Only those who are above reproach will be allowed to serve me.
I am a friend to anyone who fears you--anyone who obeys your commandments.
And how happy I was with the world he created; how I rejoiced with the human family!
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