Psalms 16:9

“Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory reioyceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore my heart is glad and my glory rejoices; My flesh also will dwell securely.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth; My flesh also shall dwell in safety.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because of this my heart is glad, and my glory is full of joy: while my flesh takes its rest in hope.
- Basic English Bible

Therefore my heart rejoiceth, and my glory exulteth; my flesh moreover shall dwell in hope.
- Darby Bible

Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore my heart is glad, and my tongue rejoices. My body shall also dwell in safety.
- World English Bible

Therefore hath my heart been glad, And my honour doth rejoice, Also my flesh dwelleth confidently:
- Youngs Literal Bible

Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth; my flesh also dwelleth in safety;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 16:9

16:9 My glory - My tongue, which is a man's glory and privilege, above all other living creatures. Rejoiceth - Declares my inward joy. For this word signifies not so much eternal joy, as the outward demonstrations of it. My flesh - My body shall quietly rest in the grave. Shall rest - in confident assurance of its incorruption there, and of its resurrection to an immortal life: the flesh or body is in itself, but a dead lump of clay; yet hope is here ascribed to it figuratively, as it is to the brute creatures, #Rom 8:19|.

Discussion for Psalms 16

  • Jed pydanna
    trust hope and faith in God and he will be your personal protector while we face daily challenges. amen
    when every thing not works for you only God works for you because you are his son / daughter. when a son fully depend on his father, father pleases in him earthly fathers some time may leave you but the real Father who died for you will not forsake you. trust him to day he will rescue you from all dangers. because you are his property.Like you watch your property he watch his property.amen
  • Eric Sweeney
    There's nothing better for a child of God than to be walking in fellowship with Him!!!
    Amen, Amen

    "Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore." Psalm 16:11
  • Brother
    Lord Jesus Christ, tells about a right hand that is with him forever, the FATHER, WORD, and SPIRIT! The one who he is waiting to be with, HIS OLDER BROTHER. Lord of the EARTH!
  • Akinduro Akinpelumi
    Your victory and success in life is the function of what you can see or what you are looking at. Keeping your eyes always on the Lord and fixing your eyes on Jesus christ means that you have changed your focus from seeing your life problems, challenges, troubles and hopeless situations. Keep your eyes on Jesus christ as your solution, your helper,savior , the author and the finisher of your faith. Let your focus be permanently on Him. He's on your right hand to fight for you.

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