Psalm 119:1-24 NLT

1 Happy are people of integritya, who follow the law of the LORD.

References for Psalms 119:1

    • ¿ 119:1 - <$FMDBO119MDNM This psalm is a Hebrew acrostic poem; there are 22 stanzas, one for each letter of the Hebrew alphabet. The 8 verses within each stanza begin
      2 Happy are those who obey his decrees and search for him with all their hearts.
      3 They do not compromise with evil, and they walk only in his paths.
      4 You have charged us to keep your commandments carefully.
      5 Oh, that my actions would consistently reflect your principles!
      6 Then I will not be disgraced when I compare my life with your commands.
      7 When I learn your righteous laws, I will thank you by living as I should!
      8 I will obey your principles. Please don't give up on me!
      9 How can a young person stay pure? By obeying your word and following its rules.
      10 I have tried my best to find you -- don't let me wander from your commands.
      11 I have hidden your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.
      12 Blessed are you, O LORD; teach me your principles.
      13 I have recited aloud all the laws you have given us.
      14 I have rejoiced in your decrees as much as in riches.
      15 I will study your commandments and reflect on your ways.
      16 I will delight in your principles and not forget your word.
      17 Be good to your servant, that I may live and obey your word.
      18 Open my eyes to see the wonderful truths in your law.
      19 I am but a foreigner here on earth; I need the guidance of your commands. Don't hide them from me!
      20 I am overwhelmed continually with a desire for your laws.
      21 You rebuke those cursed proud ones who wander from your commands.
      22 Don't let them scorn and insult me, for I have obeyed your decrees.
      23 Even princes sit and speak against me, but I will meditate on your principles.
      24 Your decrees please me; they give me wise advice.