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Psalms 16:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; Yea, I have a goodly heritage.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant [places]; yea, I have a goodly heritage.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places; Indeed, my heritage is beautiful to me.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The lines have fallen to me in pleasant [places]; yes, I have a goodly heritage.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— The lines, have fallen unto me, in pleasant places, Verily an inheritance that delighteth me.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Lines have fallen to me in pleasant places, Yea, a beauteous inheritance [is] for me.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The lines are fallen unto me in goodly places: for my inheritance is goodly to me.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The lines are fallen vnto mee in pleasant places; yea, I haue a goodly heritage.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— The lines have fallen to me in the best places, yea, I have a most excellent heritage.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant [places]; yea, I have a goodly heritage.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
The lines 2256
{2256} Prime
From H2254; a rope (as twisted), especially a measuring line; by implication a district or inheritance (as measured); or a noose (as of cords); figuratively a company (as if tied together); also a throe (especially of parturition); also ruin.
are fallen 5307
{5307} Prime
A primitive root; to fall, in a great variety of applications (intransitively or causatively, literally or figuratively).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
unto me in pleasant 5273
{5273} Prime
From H5276; delightful (objectively or subjectively, literally or figuratively).
[places]; yea, x637
(0637) Complement
A primitive particle; meaning accession (used as an adverb or conjugation); also or yea; adversatively though.
I have x5921
(5921) Complement
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
a goodly 8231
{8231} Prime
A primitive root; to glisten, that is, (figuratively) be (causatively make) fair.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
heritage. 5159
{5159} Prime
From H5157 (in its usual sense); properly something inherited, that is, (abstractly) occupancy, or (concretely) an heirloom; generally an estate, patrimony or portion.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 16:5-7.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 16:1-7.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 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.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 16:6

The (e) lines are fallen unto me in pleasant [places]; yea, I have a goodly heritage.

(e) With which my portion is measured.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
The lines:

Psalms 78:55 He cast out the heathen also before them, and divided them an inheritance by line, and made the tribes of Israel to dwell in their tents.
Amos 7:17 Therefore thus saith the LORD; Thy wife shall be an harlot in the city, and thy sons and thy daughters shall fall by the sword, and thy land shall be divided by line; and thou shalt die in a polluted land: and Israel shall surely go into captivity forth of his land.

in pleasant:

Psalms 21:1-3 [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] The king shall joy in thy strength, O LORD; and in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice! ... For thou preventest him with the blessings of goodness: thou settest a crown of pure gold on his head.
Hebrews 12:2 Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of [our] faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

I have:

Jeremiah 3:19 But I said, How shall I put thee among the children, and give thee a pleasant land, a goodly heritage of the hosts of nations? and I said, Thou shalt call me, My father; and shalt not turn away from me.
John 20:17 Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and [to] my God, and your God.
Romans 8:17 And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with [him], that we may be also glorified together.
1 Corinthians 3:21-23 Therefore let no man glory in men. For all things are yours; ... And ye are Christ's; and Christ [is] God's.
Ephesians 1:18 The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,
Philippians 2:9-11 Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: ... And [that] every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ [is] Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
2 Timothy 2:12 If we suffer, we shall also reign with [him]: if we deny [him], he also will deny us:
Revelation 3:21 To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne.
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Ps 21:1; 78:55. Jr 3:19. Am 7:17. Jn 20:17. Ro 8:17. 1Co 3:21. Ep 1:18. Php 2:9. 2Ti 2:12. He 12:2. Rv 3:21.

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