Psalms 16:10

“For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For thou wilt not leaue my soule in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thine holy one to see corruption.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For You will not abandon my soul to Sheol; Nor will You allow Your Holy One to undergo decay.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For thou wilt not leave my soul to Sheol; Neither wilt thou suffer thy holy one to see corruption.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For you will not let my soul be prisoned in the underworld; you will not let your loved one see the place of death.
- Basic English Bible

For thou wilt not leave my soul to Sheol, neither wilt thou allow thy Holy One to see corruption.
- Darby Bible

For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thy Holy One to see corruption.
- Webster's Bible

For you will not leave my soul in Sheol, neither will you allow your holy one to see corruption.
- World English Bible

For Thou dost not leave my soul to Sheol, Nor givest thy saintly one to see corruption.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For Thou wilt not abandon my soul to the nether-world; neither wilt Thou suffer Thy godly one to see the pit.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 16:10


16:10 Hell - In the state of the dead. Holy one - Me thy holy son, whom thou hast sanctified and sent into the world. It is peculiar to Christ, to be called the holy one of God. To see - To be corrupted or putrefied in the grave, as the bodies of others are.


Discussion for Psalms 16

  • Sydney mcmullan
    Psalm 16 is a wonderful Psalm, I believe the Lord has placed this in my mind to speak on it in january
  • Solange
    Verse 5 -with God in your life all things are possible.
  • Bisi adedeji for verse 8
    It shows confident and great Faith Im the Lord, the words, I shall not be moved is pregnant with meanings
  • Abraham Jolaoluwa for verse 6
    I thank God for the comment of children of God who have trow more light to me on this verse that I have a goodly heritage no mater what the enemy is planning for. if God be for me who can be against me.
  • Obi chioma for verse 6
    God's protection and love is always moving with me whenever I remembered this verse
  • Bill
    "Thou maintainest my lot " I have seen this, God has done this for me in a very specific way. Recently v.3 of Psalm 125 fitted in with this experience and encourages me, "For the rod of the wicked shall not rest on the lot of the righteous, lest the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity ".Thanks be to God.

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