Psalm 119:1-24 ESV

Your Word Is a Lamp to My Feet

1 a Blessed are those whose 1way is blameless, who 2walk in the law of the LORD!

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    • Ĺ 119:1 - This psalm is an acrostic poem of twenty-two stanzas, following the letters of the Hebrew alphabet; within a stanza, each verse begins with the same Hebrew letter
      2 Blessed are those who 3keep his 4testimonies, who 5seek him with their whole heart,

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          3 who also 6do no wrong, but walk in his ways!

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          4 You have commanded your 7precepts to be kept diligently.

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          5 Oh that my ways may 8be steadfast in keeping your statutes!

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          6 9Then I shall not be put to shame, having my eyes fixed on all your commandments.

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              7 I will praise you with an upright heart, when I learn 10your righteous rules.b

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                • ĺ 119:7 - Or your just and righteous decrees; also verses 62, 106, 160, 164
                  8 I will keep your statutes; 11do not utterly forsake me!

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                  9 How can 12a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word.

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                  10 13With my whole heart I seek you; let me not 14wander from your commandments!

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                      11 I have 15stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.

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                      12 Blessed are you, O LORD; 16teach me your statutes!

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                          13 With my lips I 17declare all the rulesc of your mouth.

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                            • Ļ 119:13 - Or all the just decrees
                              14 In the way of your testimonies I 18delight as much as in all 19riches.

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                                  15 I will 20meditate on your precepts and fix my eyes on your 21ways.

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                                      16 I will 22delight in your statutes; I will not forget your word.

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                                        • 3449 119:16 - ver. 24, 47, 70, 77, 92, 143, 174
                                          17 23Deal bountifully with your servant, 24that I may live and keep your word.

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                                              18 Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of your law.
                                              19 I am 25a sojourner on the earth; 26hide not your commandments from me!

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                                              20 My soul is consumed with 27longing for your rulesd at all times.

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                                                • ļ 119:20 - Or your just decrees; also verses 30, 39, 43, 52, 75, 102, 108, 137, 156, 175
                                                  21 You rebuke 28the insolent, 29accursed ones, who 30wander from your commandments.

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                                                      22 Take away from me 31scorn and contempt, 32for I have kept your testimonies.

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                                                          23 Even though 33princes sit plotting against me, your servant will 34meditate on your statutes.

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                                                              24 Your testimonies are my 35delight; they are my 36counselors.

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