Psalm 119:1-48 NAS

Meditations and Prayers Relating to the Law of God.

Aleph.

1 How blessed are those whose way is a1blameless, Who 2walk in the law of the LORD.

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    • ֦ 119:1 - Lit "complete;" or "having integrity"
      2 How blessed are those who 3observe His testimonies, Who 4seek Him 5with all their heart.

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      3 They also 6do no unrighteousness; They walk in His ways.

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      4 You have b7ordained Your precepts, cThat we should keep them diligently.

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        • ֧ 119:4 - Lit "commanded"
        • ֨ 119:4 - Lit "To keep"
          5 Oh that my 8ways may be established To 9keep Your statutes!

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          6 Then I 10shall not be ashamed When I look dupon all Your commandments.

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          7 I shall 11give thanks to You with uprightness of heart, When I learn Your righteous judgments.

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          8 I shall keep Your statutes; Do not 12forsake me utterly *! Beth.

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          Beth.

          9 How can a young man keep his way pure? By 13keeping it according to Your word.

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          10 With 14all my heart I have sought You; Do not let me 15wander from Your commandments.

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          11 Your word I have 16treasured in my heart, That I may not sin against You.

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          12 Blessed are You, O LORD; 17Teach me Your statutes.

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          13 With my lips I have 18told of All the 19ordinances of Your mouth.

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          14 I have 20rejoiced in the way of Your testimonies, eAs much as in all riches.

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            • ֪ 119:14 - Lit "As over all"
              15 I will 21meditate on Your precepts And fregard 22Your ways.

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              16 I shall g23delight in Your statutes; I shall 24not forget Your word. Gimel.

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              Gimel.

              17 25Deal bountifully with Your servant, That I may live and keep Your word.

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              18 Open my eyes, that I may behold Wonderful things from Your law.
              19 I am a 26stranger in the earth; Do not hide Your commandments from me.

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              20 My soul is crushed h27with longing After Your ordinances at all times.

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              21 You 28rebuke the arrogant, ithe 29cursed, Who 30wander from Your commandments.

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                • ֮ 119:21 - Or "Cursed are those who wander..."
                  22 31Take away reproach and contempt from me, For I 32observe Your testimonies.

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                  23 Even though 33princes sit and talk against me, Your servant 34meditates on Your statutes.

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                  24 Your testimonies also are my 35delight; They are jmy counselors *. Daleth.

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                    • ֯ 119:24 - Lit "the men of my counsel"

                      Daleth.

                      25 My 36soul cleaves to the dust; 37Revive me 38according to Your word.
                      26 I have told of my ways, and You have answered me; 39Teach me Your statutes.

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                      27 Make me understand the way of Your precepts, So I will 40meditate on Your wonders.

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                      28 My 41soul kweeps because of grief; 42Strengthen me according to Your word.

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                      29 Remove the false way from me, And graciously grant me Your law.
                      30 I have chosen the faithful way; I have lplaced Your ordinances before me.

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                        • ֱ 119:30 - Or "accounted Your ordinances worthy"
                          31 I 43cling to Your testimonies; O LORD, do not put me to shame!

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                          32 I shall run the way of Your commandments, For You will 44enlarge my heart. He.

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                          He.

                          33 45Teach me, O LORD, the way of Your statutes, And I shall observe it to the end.

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                          34 46Give me understanding, that I may 47observe Your law And keep it 48with all my heart.

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                          35 Make me walk in the 49path of Your commandments, For I 50delight in it.

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                          36 51Incline my heart to Your testimonies And not to 52dishonest gain.

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                          37 Turn away my 53eyes from looking at vanity, And 54revive me in Your ways.

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                          38 55Establish Your mword to Your servant, nAs that which produces reverence for You.

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                            • ֲ 119:38 - Or "promise"
                            • ֳ 119:38 - Lit "Which is for the fear of You"
                              39 56Turn away my reproach which I dread, For Your ordinances are good.

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                              40 Behold, I 57long for Your precepts; Revive me through Your righteousness. Vav.

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                              Vav.

                              41 May Your 58lovingkindnesses also come to me, O LORD, Your salvation 59according to Your oword;

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                              42 So I will have an 60answer * for him who 61reproaches me, For I trust in Your word.

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                              43 And do not take the word of truth utterly * out of my mouth, For I p62wait for Your ordinances.

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                              44 So I will 63keep Your law continually, Forever and ever.

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                              45 And I will 64walk qat liberty, For I 65seek Your precepts.

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                                • ֶ 119:45 - Lit "in a wide place"
                                  46 I will also speak of Your testimonies 66before kings And shall not be ashamed.

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                                  47 I shall r67delight in Your commandments, Which I 68love.

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                                    • ַ 119:47 - Lit "delight myself"
                                      48 And I shall lift up my hands to Your commandments, Which I 69love; And I will 70meditate on Your statutes. Zayin.

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