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.
49Remember the word to Your servant, sIn which You have made me hope.
50This is my 71comfort in my affliction, That Your word has trevived me.
The arrogant72utterlyderide me, Yet I do not 73turnaside from Your law.
I have 74remembered Your ordinances from uof old, O LORD, And comfort myself.
53Burning75indignation has seized me because of the wicked, Who 76forsake Your law.
Your statutes are my songs In the house of my 77pilgrimage.
O LORD, I 78remember Your name79in the night, And keep Your law.
56This has become mine, vThat I 80observe Your precepts. Heth.
The LORD is my 81portion ; I have wpromised to 82keep Your words.
I 83sought Your favor84with all my heart ; 85Be gracious to me 86according to Your xword.
I 87considered my ways And turned my feet to Your testimonies.
I hastened and did not delay To keep Your commandments.
The 88cords of the wicked have encircled me, But I have 89not forgotten Your law.
At 90midnight I shall rise to givethanks to You Because of Your 91righteousordinances.
I am a 92companion of all those whoyfear You, And of those who keep Your precepts.
6493The earth is full of Your lovingkindness, O LORD ; 94Teach me Your statutes. Teth.
You have dealtwell with Your servant, O LORD, according to Your word.
66Teach me goodz95discernment and knowledge, For I believe in Your commandments.
6796Before I was afflicted I wentastray, But now I keep Your word.
You are 97good and 98dogood ; 99Teach me Your statutes.
The arrogantaahave 100forged a lieagainst me; With all my heart I will 101observe Your precepts.
Their heart is bb102covered with fat, But I 103delight in Your law.
It is 104good for me that I was afflicted, That I may learn Your statutes.
The 105law of Your mouth is better to me Thanthousands of gold and silver pieces. Yodh.
73106Your handsmade me and ccfashioned me; 107Give me understanding, that I may learn Your commandments.
May those who ddfear You 108see me and be glad, Because I ee109wait for Your word.
I know, O LORD, that Your judgments are 110righteous, And that 111in faithfulness You have afflicted me.
76Omay Your lovingkindnessffcomfort me, According to Your ggword to Your servant.
May 112Your compassioncome to me that I may live, For Your law is my 113delight.
May 114the arrogant be ashamed, for they subvert me 115with a lie ; But I shall 116meditate on Your precepts.
May those who hhfear You turn to me, Even those who know Your testimonies.
May my heart be ii117blameless in Your statutes, So that I will not 118be ashamed. Kaph.
My 119soullanguishes for Your salvation ; I jj120wait for Your word.
My 121eyesfail with longing for Your kkword, llWhile I say, "When will You comfort me?"
83Though I have 122become like a wineskin in the smoke, I do 123not forget Your statutes.
84Howmany are the 124days of Your servant ? When will You 125executejudgment on those who persecute me?
The arrogant have 126dugpits for me, Men who are not mmin accord with Your law.
86All Your commandments are 127faithful ; They have 128persecuted me with a lie ; 129help me!
They almostdestroyed me nnon earth, But as for me, I 130did not forsake Your precepts.
88Revive me according to Your lovingkindness, So that I may keep the testimony of Your mouth. Lamedh.