How blessed are those whose way is a1blameless, Who 2walk in the law of the LORD.
How blessed are those who 3observe His testimonies, Who 4seek Him 5with all their heart.
They also6donounrighteousness ; They walk in His ways.
You have b7ordained Your precepts, cThat we should keep them diligently.
5Oh that my 8ways may be established To 9keep Your statutes !
6Then I 10shall not be ashamed When I lookdupon all Your commandments.
I shall 11givethanks to You with uprightness of heart, When I learn Your righteousjudgments.
I shall keep Your statutes ; Do not 12forsake me utterly ! Beth.
9How can a youngmankeep his waypure ? By 13keeping it according to Your word.
With 14all my heart I have sought You; Do not let me 15wander from Your commandments.
Your word I have 16treasured in my heart, That I may not sin against You.
12Blessed are You, O LORD ; 17Teach me Your statutes.
With my lips I have 18told of All the 19ordinances of Your mouth.
I have 20rejoiced in the way of Your testimonies, eAs much as in allriches.
I will 21meditate on Your precepts And fregard22Your ways.
I shall g23delight in Your statutes ; I shall 24not forget Your word. Gimel.
1725Dealbountifully with Your servant, That I may live and keep Your word.
18Open my eyes, that I may beholdWonderfulthings from Your law.
I am a 26stranger in the earth ; Do not hide Your commandments from me.
My soul is crushedh27with longingAfter Your ordinances at alltimes.
You 28rebuke the arrogant, ithe 29cursed, Who 30wander from Your commandments.
2231Takeawayreproach and contempt from me, For I 32observe Your testimonies.
23Even though 33princessit and talk against me, Your servant34meditates on Your statutes.
Your testimoniesalso are my 35delight ; They are jmy counselors . Daleth.
My 36soulcleaves to the dust ; 37Revive me 38according to Your word.
I have told of my ways, and You have answered me; 39Teach me Your statutes.
Make me understand the way of Your precepts, So I will 40meditate on Your wonders.
My 41soulkweepsbecause of grief ; 42Strengthen me according to Your word.
29Remove the falseway from me, And graciouslygrant me Your law.
I have chosen the faithfulway ; I have lplaced Your ordinances before me.
I 43cling to Your testimonies ; O LORD, do not put me to shame !
I shall run the way of Your commandments, For You will 44enlarge my heart. He.
3345Teach me, O LORD, the way of Your statutes, And I shall observe it to the end.
3446Give me understanding, that I may 47observe Your law And keep it 48with all my heart.
Make me walk in the 49path of Your commandments, For I 50delight in it.
3651Incline my heart to Your testimonies And not to 52dishonest gain.
37Turnaway my 53eyes from looking at vanity, And 54revive me in Your ways.
3855Establish Your mword to Your servant, nAs that which produces reverence for You.
3956Turnaway my reproachwhich I dread, For Your ordinances are good.
40Behold, I 57long for Your precepts ; Revive me through Your righteousness. Vav.
May Your 58lovingkindnesses also come to me, O LORD, Your salvation59according to Your oword ;
So I will have an 60answer for him who 61reproaches me, For I trust in Your word.
And do not take the word of truthutterly out of my mouth, For I p62wait for Your ordinances.
So I will 63keep Your lawcontinually, Forever and ever.
And I will 64walkqat liberty, For I 65seek Your precepts.
I will also speak of Your testimonies66beforekings And shall not be ashamed.
I shall r67delight in Your commandments, Which I 68love.
And I shall lift up my hands to Your commandments, Which I 69love ; And I will 70meditate on Your statutes. Zayin.