Delight in God’s Word
they walk in his ways.
be diligently kept.
5If only my ways were committed
when I think about all your commands.
when I learn your righteous judgments.
8I will keep your statutes;
9How can a young man keep his way pure?
By keeping your119:9 Or keeping it according to your word.119:9 2Sm 22:31; Ps 12:6; 19:9–10; 119:140; Pr 20:11; 30:5; Php 4:8
so that I may not sin against you.
12 Lord, may you be blessed;
13With my lips I proclaim
as much as in all riches.
I will not forget your word.
so that I might live;
then I will keep your word.
18Open my eyes so that I may contemplate
wondrous things from your instruction.
do not hide your commands from me.
20I am continually overcome
21You rebuke the arrogant,
the ones under a curse,119:21 Dt 27:26
for I have kept your decrees.
24your decrees are my delight
26I told you about my life,
and you answered me;
27Help me understand
the meaning of your precepts
28I am weary119:28 Or I weep from grief;
strengthen me through your word.119:28 1Pt 5:10
29Keep me from the way of deceit
and graciously give me your instruction.
30I have chosen the way of truth;
I have set your ordinances before me.119:30 Ps 16:8
31I cling to your decrees;
Lord, do not put me to shame.119:31 Ps 119:116
32I pursue the way of your commands,
33Teach me, Lord, the meaning119:33 Lit way of your statutes,
and I will always keep them.119:33 Or will keep it as my reward119:33 Ps 119:112; Mt 10:22; Heb 3:6; Rv 2:26
and I will obey it
for I take pleasure in it.119:35 Ps 119:16
37Turn my eyes
from looking at what is worthless;119:37 Is 33:15
give me life in your ways.119:37 Some Hb mss, Tg read word119:37 Ps 119:25
for it produces reverence for you.
indeed, your judgments are good.
Give me life through your righteousness.
for I trust in your word.
43Never take the word of truth from my mouth,
44I will always obey your instruction,
forever and ever.119:44 Ps 119:33
46I will speak of your decrees before kings
47I delight in your commands,
which I love,
and will meditate on your statutes.119:48 Ps 119:15
49Remember your word to your servant;
you have given me hope through it.
Your promise has given me life.
51The arrogant constantly ridicule me,
52 Lord, I remember your judgments from long ago
and find comfort.
who reject your instruction.119:53 Ps 89:30
54Your statutes are the theme of my song
during my earthly life.119:54 Lit song in the house of my sojourning
and I obey your instruction.
56This is my practice:
I have promised to keep your words.
and turned my steps back to your decrees.
60I hurried, not hesitating
to keep your commands.
were wrapped around me,
for your righteous judgments.119:62 Ps 119:7
to those who keep your precepts.
teach me your statutes.119:64 Ps 119:12
65 Lord, you have treated your servant well,
just as you promised.
for I rely on your commands.
but now I keep your word.
teach me your statutes.
but I obey your precepts with all my heart.119:69 Ps 119:56
but I delight in your instruction.119:70 Ps 119:16
so that I could learn your statutes.
than thousands of gold and silver pieces.
give me understanding
so that I can learn your commands.119:73 Ps 119:34
for I put my hope in your word.119:74 Ps 119:43
75I know, Lord, that your judgments are just
76May your faithful love comfort me
as you promised your servant.
so that I may live,
for your instruction is my delight.119:77 Ps 119:16
for slandering me with lies;
I will meditate on your precepts.
79Let those who fear you,
those who know your decrees, turn to me.
so that I will not be put to shame.
I put my hope in your word.119:81 Ps 119:43
82My eyes grow weary
I ask, “When will you comfort me?”
83Though I have become like a wineskin dried by smoke,
I do not forget your statutes.
84How many days must your servant wait?
When will you execute judgment on my persecutors?119:84 Rv 6:10
they violate your instruction.
86All your commands are true;
87They almost ended my life on earth,
but I did not abandon your precepts.
88Give me life in accordance with your faithful love,
and I will obey the decree you have spoken.
it is firmly fixed in heaven.
for all things are your servants.119:91 Ps 104:2–4
92If your instruction had not been my delight,
93I will never forget your precepts,
for I have studied your precepts.119:94 Ps 119:45
but I contemplate your decrees.
96I have seen a limit to all perfection,
but your command is without limit.
for it is always with me.
99I have more insight than all my teachers
because your decrees are my meditation.119:99 Ps 119:15
because I obey your precepts.119:100 Ps 119:56
to follow your word.
for you yourself have instructed me.
sweeter than honey in my mouth.
therefore I hate every false way.119:104 Ps 119:128
and a light on my path.
to keep your righteous judgments.
107I am severely afflicted;
and teach me your judgments.119:108 Ps 119:12
109My life is constantly in danger,119:109 Lit in my hand
yet I do not forget your instruction.119:109 Ps 119:16
but I have not wandered from your precepts.119:110 Ps 119:10
111I have your decrees as a heritage forever;
112I am resolved to obey your statutes
but I love your instruction.119:113 Ps 119:47
I put my hope in your word.119:114 Ps 119:74
so that I may obey my God’s commands.119:115 Ps 119:22
and always be concerned about your statutes.119:117 Ps 119:15
for their deceit is a lie.
119You remove all the wicked on earth
as if they were119:119 Some Hb mss, DSS, LXX, Aq, Sym, Jer read All the wicked of the earth you count as dross from metal;119:119 Is 1:25; Ezk 22:18–19
therefore, I love your decrees.119:119 Ps 119:47
I fear your judgments.
do not leave me to my oppressors.
do not let the arrogant oppress me.
and for your righteous promise.
teach me your statutes.
so that I may know your decrees.
for they have violated your instruction.
more than gold, even the purest gold,
and hate every false way.119:128 Ps 119:104
therefore I obey them.119:129 Ps 119:22
because I long for your commands.
as is your practice toward those who love your name.
and I will keep your precepts.
and teach me your statutes.119:135 Ps 119:12
because people do not follow your instruction.
and your judgments are just.
138The decrees you issue are righteous
139My anger overwhelms me
and your servant loves it.119:140 Ps 119:47
but I do not forget your precepts.119:141 Ps 119:61
142Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness,
143Trouble and distress have overtaken me,
but your commands are my delight.119:143 Ps 119:24
Give me understanding, and I will live.
145I call with all my heart; answer me, Lord.
146I call to you; save me,
and I will keep your decrees.119:146 Ps 3:7
I put my hope in your word.
148I am awake through each watch of the night
to meditate on your promise.119:148 Ps 119:15
149In keeping with your faithful love, hear my voice.
they are far from your instruction.
and all your commands are true.119:151 Ps 119:142
152Long ago I learned from your decrees
give me life as you promised.
155Salvation is far from the wicked
give me life according to your judgments.
I have not turned from your decrees.119:157 Ps 119:51
because they do not keep your word.
159Consider how I love your precepts;
160The entirety of your word is truth,
161Princes have persecuted me without cause,
like one who finds vast treasure.
but I love your instruction.119:163 Ps 119:47
164I praise you seven times a day
who love your instruction;
and carry out your commands.
167I obey your decrees
168I obey your precepts and decrees,
give me understanding according to your word.119:169 Ps 119:144
for you teach me your statutes.119:171 Ps 119:12
for all your commands are righteous.119:172 Ps 119:138
for I have chosen your precepts.119:173 Jos 24:22
174I long for your salvation, Lord,
may your judgments help me.
for I do not forget your commands.119:176 Ps 119:16
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