1a Blessed are those whose 1way is blameless, who 2walk in the law of the LORD!
Blessed are those who 3keep his 4testimonies, who 5seek him with their whole heart,
who also 6do no wrong, but walk in his ways!
You have commanded your 7precepts to be kept diligently.
Oh that my ways may 8be steadfast in keeping your statutes!
69Then I shall not be put to shame, having my eyes fixed on all your commandments.
I will praise you with an upright heart, when I learn 10your righteous rules.b8
I will keep your statutes; 11do not utterly forsake me!
How can 12a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word.
1013With my whole heart I seek you; let me not 14wander from your commandments!
I have 15stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.
Blessed are you, O LORD; 16teach me your statutes!
With my lips I 17declare all the rulesc of your mouth.
In the way of your testimonies I 18delight as much as in all 19riches.
I will 20meditate on your precepts and fix my eyes on your 21ways.
I will 22delight in your statutes; I will not forget your word.
1723Deal bountifully with your servant, 24that I may live and keep your word.
Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of your law.
I am 25a sojourner on the earth; 26hide not your commandments from me!
My soul is consumed with 27longing for your rulesd at all times.
You rebuke 28the insolent, 29accursed ones, who 30wander from your commandments.
Take away from me 31scorn and contempt, 32for I have kept your testimonies.
Even though 33princes sit plotting against me, your servant will 34meditate on your statutes.
Your testimonies are my 35delight; they are my 36counselors.