Psalms 16:6

“The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The lines are fallen vnto mee in pleasant places; yea, I haue a goodly heritage.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places; Indeed, my heritage is beautiful to me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; Yea, I have a goodly heritage.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Fair are the places marked out for me; I have a noble heritage.
- Basic English Bible

The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.
- Darby Bible

The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places; yes, I have a goodly heritage.
- Webster's Bible

The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places. Yes, I have a good inheritance.
- World English Bible

Lines have fallen to me in pleasant places, Yea, a beauteous inheritance [is] for me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 16:6


16:6 Lines - My portion, which was measured with lines. Are fallen - In a land flowing with milk and honey, and above all, blessed with the presence and knowledge of God.


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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