The Law of the Lord Is Perfect

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David.

1 1The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky abovea proclaims his handiwork.
References for Psalms 19:1
    • ƒ 19:1 - Hebrew the expanse; compare Genesis 1:6-8
      2 Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge.
      3 There is no speech, nor are there words, whose voice is not heard.
      4 2Their 3voiceb goes out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them he has set a tent for 4the sun,
      References for Psalms 19:4
        • „ 19:4 - Or Their measuring line
          5 5which comes out like 6a bridegroom leaving his chamber, and, like a strong man, runs its course with joy.
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          6 Its rising is from the end of the heavens, and its circuit to the end of them, and there is nothing hidden from its heat.
          7 7The law of the LORD is perfect,c 8reviving the soul; 9the testimony of the LORD is 10sure, 11making wise 12the simple;
          8 13the precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the LORD is 14pure, 15enlightening the eyes;
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          9 the fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever; the rulesd of the LORD are 16true, and righteous altogether.
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          10 More to be desired are they than 17gold, even much 18fine gold; 19sweeter also than honey and drippings of 20the honeycomb.
          11 Moreover, by them is your servant warned; 21in keeping them there is great reward.
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          12 22Who can discern his errors? 23Declare me innocent from 24hidden faults.
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          13 25Keep back your servant also from 26presumptuous sins; let them not have 27dominion over me! Then I shall be blameless, and innocent of great transgression.
          14 Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O LORD, my 28rock and my 29redeemer.
          References for Psalms 19:14