156Greata are thy tender mercies, O LORD:quicken me according to thy judgments.157Many are my persecutors and mine enemies; yet do I not decline from thy testimonies.158
I beheld the transgressors , and was grieved ; because they kept not thy word.159Consider how I love thy precepts:quicken me, O LORD, according to thy lovingkindness.160
Thy wordb is true from the beginning: and every one of thy righteousjudgments endureth for ever.161
SCHIN. Princes have persecuted me without a cause: but my heart standeth in awe of thy word.162
I rejoice at thy word, as one that findethgreatspoil.163
I hate and abhorlying: but thy law do I love .
Seven times a day do I praise thee because of thy righteousjudgments.165Greatpeace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them.
166LORD, I have hoped for thy salvation, and done thy commandments.167
My soul hath kept thy testimonies; and I love them exceedingly.168
I have kept thy precepts and thy testimonies: for all my ways are before thee.
TAU. Let my cry come nearbefore thee, O LORD: give me understanding according to thy word.170
Let my supplicationcomebefore thee: deliver me according to thy word.171
My lips shall utterpraise, when thou hast taught me thy statutes.172
My tongue shall speak of thy word: for all thy commandments are righteousness.173
Let thine handhelp me; for I have chosen thy precepts.174
I have longed for thy salvation, O LORD; and thy law is my delight.175
Let my soullive , and it shall praise thee; and let thy judgmentshelp me.
I have gone astray like a lostsheep;seek thy servant; for I do not forget thy commandments.