Gimel.

17 1Deal 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 2stranger in the earth; Do not hide Your commandments from me.
20 My soul is crushed 3with longing After Your ordinances at all times.
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21 You 4rebuke the arrogant, the 5cursed, Who 6wander from Your commandments.
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    • i 119:21 - Or "Cursed are those who wander..."
      22 7Take away reproach and contempt from me, For I 8observe Your testimonies.
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      23 Even though 9princes sit and talk against me, Your servant 10meditates on Your statutes.
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      24 Your testimonies also are my 11delight; They are my counselors *. Daleth.
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        • j 119:24 - Lit "the men of my counsel"

          Daleth.

          25 My 12soul cleaves to the dust; 13Revive me 14according to Your word.
          26 I have told of my ways, and You have answered me; 15Teach me Your statutes.
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          27 Make me understand the way of Your precepts, So I will 16meditate on Your wonders.
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          28 My 17soul weeps because of grief; 18Strengthen 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 placed Your ordinances before me.
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            • l 119:30 - Or "accounted Your ordinances worthy"
              31 I 19cling 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 20enlarge my heart. He.
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              He.

              33 21Teach me, O LORD, the way of Your statutes, And I shall observe it to the end.
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              34 22Give me understanding, that I may 23observe Your law And keep it 24with all my heart.
              35 Make me walk in the 25path of Your commandments, For I 26delight in it.
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              36 27Incline my heart to Your testimonies And not to 28dishonest gain.
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              37 Turn away my 29eyes from looking at vanity, And 30revive me in Your ways.
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              38 31Establish Your word to Your servant, As that which produces reverence for You.
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                • m 119:38 - Or "promise"
                • n 119:38 - Lit "Which is for the fear of You"
                  39 32Turn away my reproach which I dread, For Your ordinances are good.
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                  40 Behold, I 33long for Your precepts; Revive me through Your righteousness. Vav.
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