Psalm 19 LEB

For the [music] director. A psalm of David.

Yahweh’s Creation and Law

1 aThe heavens [are] telling the glory of God, and the firmament proclaims the work of his hands.

References for Psalms 19:1

    • ç 19:1 - The Hebrew Bible counts the superscription as the first verse of the psalm; the English verse number is reduced by one
      2 {Every day}b [they] pour forth speech, and {every night}c [they] tell knowledge.

      References for Psalms 19:2

        • è 19:2 - Literally "day to day"
        • é 19:2 - Literally "night to night"
          3 There is no speech and there are no words; their sound is inaudible.
          4 [Yet] in all [the] world their lined goes out, and their words to [the] end of [the] world. In theme he has pitched a tent for the sun,

          References for Psalms 19:4

            • ê 19:4 - LXX "line"
            • ë 19:4 - That is, the heavens
              5 and it [is] like a bridegroom who comes out of his bridal chamber. It is glad like a strong man to run [its] course.
              6 Its rising [is] from [one]f end of the heavens and its circuit to the [other] endg of them; and nothing [is] hidden from its heat.

              References for Psalms 19:6

                • ì 19:6 - Hebrew "the"
                • í 19:6 - Hebrew "ends"
                  7 The law of Yahweh [is] perfect, reviving life.h The testimony of Yahweh [is] firm, making wise [the] simple.

                  References for Psalms 19:7

                    • î 19:7 - Or "soul"
                      8 The precepts of Yahweh [are] right, making [the] heart rejoice. The command of Yahweh [is] pure, enlightening [the] eyes.
                      9 The fear of Yahweh [is] pure, enduring forever. The ordinances of Yahweh [are] true; they are righteous altogether,
                      10 more desirable than gold, even much fine gold; and sweeter than honey, even honey [in the] comb.
                      11 Moreover, your servant [is] warnedi by them; in keeping them [is] great reward.

                      References for Psalms 19:11

                        • ï 19:11 - Or "illumined"
                          12 Who can perceive [his] errors? Acquit me from hidden [faults].
                          13 Also, keep back your servant from arrogant [sins];j let them not rule over me. Then I shall be blameless, and I shall be innocent of great transgression.

                          References for Psalms 19:13

                            • ð 19:13 - Usage elsewhere might suggest "arrogant people"
                              14 Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your presence, O Yahweh, my rock and my redeemer.