1 {To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} The heavens declare the glory of God; and the expanse sheweth the work of his hands.
2 Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge.

References for Psalms 19:2

    • a 19:2 - Lit. 'causeth to boil forth,' 'gush,' as of a stream, as Ps. 145.7.
      3 There is no speech and there are no words, yet their voice is heard.
      4 Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their language to the extremity of the world. In them hath he set a tent for the sun,

      References for Psalms 19:4

        • b 19:4 - That is, the 'extent' of their testimony.
          5 And he is as a bridegroom going forth from his chamber; he rejoiceth as a strong man to run the race.
          6 His going forth is from the end of the heavens, and his circuit unto the ends of it; and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof.

          References for Psalms 19:6

            • c 19:6 - Or 'starting.'
              7 The law of Jehovah is perfect, restoring the soul; the testimony of Jehovah is sure, making wise the simple;
              8 The precepts of Jehovah are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of Jehovah is pure, enlightening the eyes;
              9 The fear of Jehovah is clean, enduring for ever; the judgments of Jehovah are truth, they are righteous altogether:
              10 They are more precious than gold, yea, than much fine gold; and sweeter than honey and the dropping of the honeycomb.
              11 Moreover, by them is thy servant enlightened; in keeping them there is great reward.

              References for Psalms 19:11

                  12 Who understandeth [his] errors? Purify me from secret [faults].

                  References for Psalms 19:12

                      13 Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous [sins]; let them not have dominion over me: then shall I be perfect, and I shall be innocent from great transgression.

                      References for Psalms 19:13

                        • f 19:13 - Or 'from the presumptuous.'
                        • g 19:13 - Or 'from the great transgression.'
                          14 Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in thy sight, O Jehovah, my rock, and my redeemer.