Psalms 16:5

“The LORD is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The Lord is the portion of mine inheritance, and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The LORD is the portion of my inheritance and my cup; You support my lot.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jehovah is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup: Thou maintainest my lot.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The Lord is my heritage and the wine of my cup; you are the supporter of my right.
- Basic English Bible

Jehovah is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot.
- Darby Bible

The LORD is the portion of my inheritance and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh assigned my portion and my cup. You made my lot secure.
- World English Bible

Jehovah [is] the portion of my share, and of my cup, Thou -- Thou dost uphold my lot.
- Youngs Literal Bible

O LORD, the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup, Thou maintainest my lot.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 16:5


16:5 The Lord - I rejoice in God as my portion, and desire no better, no other felicity. Cup - The portion which is put into my cup, as the ancient manner was in feasts, where each had his portion of meat, and of wine allotted to him. Lot - My inheritance divided to me by lot, as the custom then was.


Discussion for Psalms 16:5

  • Anonymous for verse 5
    Lot - My inheritance divided to me by lot, as the custom then was.
    The Lord is my heritage and the wine of my cup; you are the supporter of my right.
    i have understood the meaning of "Lot" through the PSALMS 16:5

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