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1 <> Blessed are those whose ways are blameless, Who walk according to the law of Yahweh. 1 Blessed are they whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the LORD.
2 Blessed are those who keep his statutes, Who seek him with their whole heart. 2 Blessed are they who keep his statutes and seek him with all their heart.
3 Yes, they do nothing wrong. They walk in his ways. 3 They do nothing wrong; they walk in his ways.
4 You have commanded your precepts, That we should fully obey them. 4 You have laid down precepts that are to be fully obeyed.
5 Oh that my ways were steadfast To obey your statutes! 5 Oh, that my ways were steadfast in obeying your decrees!
6 Then I wouldn't be put to shame, When I consider all of your commandments. 6 Then I would not be put to shame when I consider all your commands.
7 I will give thanks to you with uprightness of heart, When I learn your righteous judgments. 7 I will praise you with an upright heart as I learn your righteous laws.
8 I will observe your statutes. Don't utterly forsake me. 8 I will obey your decrees; do not utterly forsake me.
9 How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word. 9 How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word.
10 With my whole heart, I have sought you. Don't let me wander from your commandments. 10 I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands.
11 I have hidden your word in my heart, That I might not sin against you. 11 I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you.
12 Blessed are you, Yahweh. Teach me your statutes. 12 Praise be to you, O LORD; teach me your decrees.
13 With my lips, I have declared all the ordinances of your mouth. 13 With my lips I recount all the laws that come from your mouth.
14 I have rejoiced in the way of your testimonies, As much as in all riches. 14 I rejoice in following your statutes as one rejoices in great riches.
15 I will meditate on your precepts, And consider your ways. 15 I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways.
16 I will delight myself in your statutes. I will not forget your word. 16 I delight in your decrees; I will not neglect your word.
17 Do good to your servant. I will live and I will obey your word. 17 Do good to your servant, and I will live; I will obey your word.
18 Open my eyes, That I may see wondrous things out of your law. 18 Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law.
19 I am a stranger on the earth. Don't hide your commandments from me. 19 I am a stranger on earth; do not hide your commands from me.
20 My soul is consumed with longing for your ordinances at all times. 20 My soul is consumed with longing for your laws at all times.
21 You have rebuked the proud who are cursed, Who wander from your commandments. 21 You rebuke the arrogant, who are cursed and who stray from your commands.
22 Take reproach and contempt away from me, For I have kept your statutes. 22 Remove from me scorn and contempt, for I keep your statutes.
23 Though princes sit and slander me, Your servant will meditate on your statutes. 23 Though rulers sit together and slander me, your servant will meditate on your decrees.
24 Indeed your statutes are my delight, And my counselors. 24 Your statutes are my delight; they are my counselors.
25 My soul is laid low in the dust. Revive me according to your word! 25 I am laid low in the dust; preserve my life according to your word.
26 I declared my ways, and you answered me. Teach me your statutes. 26 I recounted my ways and you answered me; teach me your decrees.
27 Let me understand the teaching of your precepts! Then I will meditate on your wondrous works. 27 Let me understand the teaching of your precepts; then I will meditate on your wonders.
28 My soul is weary with sorrow. Strengthen me according to your word. 28 My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to your word.
29 Keep me from the way of deceit. Grant me your law graciously! 29 Keep me from deceitful ways; be gracious to me through your law.
30 I have chosen the way of truth. I have set my heart on your law. 30 I have chosen the way of truth; I have set my heart on your laws.
31 I cling to your statutes, Yahweh. Don't let me be put to shame. 31 I hold fast to your statutes, O LORD; do not let me be put to shame.
32 I run in the path of your commandments, For you have set my heart free. 32 I run in the path of your commands, for you have set my heart free.
33 Teach me, Yahweh, the way of your statutes. I will keep them to the end. 33 Teach me, O LORD, to follow your decrees; then I will keep them to the end.
34 Give me understanding, and I will keep your law. Yes, I will obey it with my whole heart. 34 Give me understanding, and I will keep your law and obey it with all my heart.
35 Direct me in the path of your commandments, For I delight in them. 35 Direct me in the path of your commands, for there I find delight.
36 Turn my heart toward your statutes, Not toward selfish gain. 36 Turn my heart toward your statutes and not toward selfish gain.
37 Turn my eyes away from looking at worthless things. Revive me in your ways. 37 Turn my eyes away from worthless things; preserve my life according to your word.
38 Fulfill your promise to your servant, That you may be feared. 38 Fulfill your promise to your servant, so that you may be feared.
39 Take away my disgrace that I dread, For your ordinances are good. 39 Take away the disgrace I dread, for your laws are good.
40 Behold, I long for your precepts! Revive me in your righteousness. 40 How I long for your precepts! Preserve my life in your righteousness.
41 Let your lovingkindness also come to me, Yahweh, Your salvation, according to your word. 41 May your unfailing love come to me, O LORD, your salvation according to your promise;
42 So I will have an answer for him who reproaches me, For I trust in your word. 42 then I will answer the one who taunts me, for I trust in your word.
43 Don't snatch the word of truth out of my mouth, For I put my hope in your ordinances. 43 Do not snatch the word of truth from my mouth, for I have put my hope in your laws.
44 So I will obey your law continually, Forever and ever. 44 I will always obey your law, for ever and ever.
45 I will walk in liberty, For I have sought your precepts. 45 I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts.
46 I will also speak of your statutes before kings, And will not be put to shame. 46 I will speak of your statutes before kings and will not be put to shame,
47 I will delight myself in your commandments, Because I love them. 47 for I delight in your commands because I love them.
48 I reach out my hands for your commandments, which I love. I will meditate on your statutes. 48 I lift up my hands to your commands, which I love, and I meditate on your decrees.
49 Remember your word to your servant, Because you gave me hope. 49 Remember your word to your servant, for you have given me hope.
50 This is my comfort in my affliction, For your word has revived me. 50 My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life.
51 The arrogant mock me excessively, But I don't swerve from your law. 51 The arrogant mock me without restraint, but I do not turn from your law.
52 I remember your ordinances of old, Yahweh, And have comforted myself. 52 I remember your ancient laws, O LORD, and I find comfort in them.
53 Indignation has taken hold on me, Because of the wicked who forsake your law. 53 Indignation grips me because of the wicked, who have forsaken your law.
54 Your statutes have been my songs, In the house where I live. 54 Your decrees are the theme of my song wherever I lodge.
55 I have remembered your name, Yahweh, in the night, And I obey your law. 55 In the night I remember your name, O LORD, and I will keep your law.
56 This is my way, That I keep your precepts. 56 This has been my practice: I obey your precepts.
57 Yahweh is my portion. I promised to obey your words. 57 You are my portion, O LORD; I have promised to obey your words.
58 I sought your favor with my whole heart. Be merciful to me according to your word. 58 I have sought your face with all my heart; be gracious to me according to your promise.
59 I considered my ways, And turned my steps to your statutes. 59 I have considered my ways and have turned my steps to your statutes.
60 I will hurry, and not delay, To obey your commandments. 60 I will hasten and not delay to obey your commands.
61 The ropes of the wicked bind me, But I won't forget your law. 61 Though the wicked bind me with ropes, I will not forget your law.
62 At midnight I will rise to give thanks to you, Because of your righteous ordinances. 62 At midnight I rise to give you thanks for your righteous laws.
63 I am a friend of all those who fear you, Of those who observe your precepts. 63 I am a friend to all who fear you, to all who follow your precepts.
64 The earth is full of your lovingkindness, Yahweh. Teach me your statutes. 64 The earth is filled with your love, O LORD; teach me your decrees.
65 Do good to your servant, According to your word, Yahweh. 65 Do good to your servant according to your word, O LORD.
66 Teach me good judgment and knowledge, For I believe in your commandments. 66 Teach me knowledge and good judgment, for I believe in your commands.
67 Before I was afflicted, I went astray; But now I observe your word. 67 Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I obey your word.
68 You are good, and do good. Teach me your statutes. 68 You are good, and what you do is good; teach me your decrees.
69 The proud have smeared a lie upon me. With my whole heart, I will keep your precepts. 69 Though the arrogant have smeared me with lies, I keep your precepts with all my heart.
70 Their heart is as callous as the fat, But I delight in your law. 70 Their hearts are callous and unfeeling, but I delight in your law.
71 It is good for me that I have been afflicted, That I may learn your statutes. 71 It was good for me to be afflicted so that I might learn your decrees.
72 The law of your mouth is better to me than thousands of pieces of gold and silver. 72 The law from your mouth is more precious to me than thousands of pieces of silver and gold.
73 Your hands have made me and formed me. Give me understanding, that I may learn your commandments. 73 Your hands made me and formed me; give me understanding to learn your commands.
74 Those who fear you will see me and be glad, Because I have put my hope in your word. 74 May those who fear you rejoice when they see me, for I have put my hope in your word.
75 Yahweh, I know that your judgments are righteous, That in faithfulness you have afflicted me. 75 I know, O LORD, that your laws are righteous, and in faithfulness you have afflicted me.
76 Please let your lovingkindness be for my comfort, According to your word to your servant. 76 May your unfailing love be my comfort, according to your promise to your servant.
77 Let your tender mercies come to me, that I may live; For your law is my delight. 77 Let your compassion come to me that I may live, for your law is my delight.
78 Let the proud be put to shame, for they have overthrown me wrongfully. I will meditate on your precepts. 78 May the arrogant be put to shame for wronging me without cause; but I will meditate on your precepts.
79 Let those who fear you turn to me. They will know your statutes. 79 May those who fear you turn to me, those who understand your statutes.
80 Let my heart be blameless toward your decrees, That I may not be put to shame. 80 May my heart be blameless toward your decrees, that I may not be put to shame.
81 My soul faints for your salvation. I hope in your word. 81 My soul faints with longing for your salvation, but I have put my hope in your word.
82 My eyes fail for your word. I say, "When will you comfort me?" 82 My eyes fail, looking for your promise; I say, "When will you comfort me?"
83 For I have become like a wineskin in the smoke. I don't forget your statutes. 83 Though I am like a wineskin in the smoke, I do not forget your decrees.
84 How many are the days of your servant? When will you execute judgment on those who persecute me? 84 How long must your servant wait? When will you punish my persecutors?
85 The proud have dug pits for me, Contrary to your law. 85 The arrogant dig pitfalls for me, contrary to your law.
86 All of your commandments are faithful. They persecute me wrongfully. Help me! 86 All your commands are trustworthy; help me, for men persecute me without cause.
87 They had almost wiped me from the earth, But I didn't forsake your precepts. 87 They almost wiped me from the earth, but I have not forsaken your precepts.
88 Preserve my life according to your lovingkindness, So I will obey the statutes of your mouth. 88 Preserve my life according to your love, and I will obey the statutes of your mouth.
89 Yahweh, your word is settled in heaven forever. 89 Your word, O LORD, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens.
90 Your faithfulness is to all generations. You have established the earth, and it remains. 90 Your faithfulness continues through all generations; you established the earth, and it endures.
91 Your laws remain to this day, For all things serve you. 91 Your laws endure to this day, for all things serve you.
92 Unless your law had been my delight, I would have perished in my affliction. 92 If your law had not been my delight, I would have perished in my affliction.
93 I will never forget your precepts, For with them, you have revived me. 93 I will never forget your precepts, for by them you have preserved my life.
94 I am yours. Save me, For I have sought your precepts. 94 Save me, for I am yours; I have sought out your precepts.
95 The wicked have waited for me, to destroy me. I will consider your statutes. 95 The wicked are waiting to destroy me, but I will ponder your statutes.
96 I have seen a limit to all perfection, But your commands are boundless. 96 To all perfection I see a limit; but your commands are boundless.
97 How love I your law! It is my meditation all day. 97 Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long.
98 Your commandments make me wiser than my enemies, For your commandments are always with me. 98 Your commands make me wiser than my enemies, for they are ever with me.
99 I have more understanding than all my teachers, For your testimonies are my meditation. 99 I have more insight than all my teachers, for I meditate on your statutes.
100 I understand more than the aged, Because I have kept your precepts. 100 I have more understanding than the elders, for I obey your precepts.
101 I have kept my feet from every evil way, That I might observe your word. 101 I have kept my feet from every evil path so that I might obey your word.
102 I have not turned aside from your ordinances, For you have taught me. 102 I have not departed from your laws, for you yourself have taught me.
103 How sweet are your promises to my taste, More than honey to my mouth! 103 How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth!
104 Through your precepts, I get understanding; Therefore I hate every false way. 104 I gain understanding from your precepts; therefore I hate every wrong path.
105 Your word is a lamp to my feet, And a light for my path. 105 Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path.
106 I have sworn, and have confirmed it, That I will obey your righteous ordinances. 106 I have taken an oath and confirmed it, that I will follow your righteous laws.
107 I am afflicted very much. Revive me, Yahweh, according to your word. 107 I have suffered much; preserve my life, O LORD, according to your word.
108 Accept, I beg you, the willing offerings of my mouth. Yahweh, teach me your ordinances. 108 Accept, O LORD, the willing praise of my mouth, and teach me your laws.
109 My soul is continually in my hand, Yet I won't forget your law. 109 Though I constantly take my life in my hands, I will not forget your law.
110 The wicked have laid a snare for me, Yet I haven't gone astray from your precepts. 110 The wicked have set a snare for me, but I have not strayed from your precepts.
111 I have taken your testimonies as a heritage forever, For they are the joy of my heart. 111 Your statutes are my heritage forever; they are the joy of my heart.
112 I have set my heart to perform your statutes forever, Even to the end. 112 My heart is set on keeping your decrees to the very end.
113 I hate double-minded men, But I love your law. 113 I hate double-minded men, but I love your law.
114 You are my hiding place and my shield. I hope in your word. 114 You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word.
115 Depart from me, you evildoers, That I may keep the commandments of my God. 115 Away from me, you evildoers, that I may keep the commands of my God!
116 Uphold me according to your word, that I may live. Let me not be ashamed of my hope. 116 Sustain me according to your promise, and I will live; do not let my hopes be dashed.
117 Hold me up, and I will be safe, And will have respect for your statutes continually. 117 Uphold me, and I will be delivered; I will always have regard for your decrees.
118 You reject all those who stray from your statutes, For their deceit is in vain. 118 You reject all who stray from your decrees, for their deceitfulness is in vain.
119 You put away all the wicked of the earth like dross. Therefore I love your testimonies. 119 All the wicked of the earth you discard like dross; therefore I love your statutes.
120 My flesh trembles for fear of you. I am afraid of your judgments. 120 My flesh trembles in fear of you; I stand in awe of your laws.
121 I have done what is just and righteous. Don't leave me to my oppressors. 121 I have done what is righteous and just; do not leave me to my oppressors.
122 Ensure your servant's well-being. Don't let the proud oppress me. 122 Ensure your servant's well-being; let not the arrogant oppress me.
123 My eyes fail looking for your salvation, For your righteous word. 123 My eyes fail, looking for your salvation, looking for your righteous promise.
124 Deal with your servant according to your lovingkindness. Teach me your statutes. 124 Deal with your servant according to your love and teach me your decrees.
125 I am your servant. Give me understanding, That I may know your testimonies. 125 I am your servant; give me discernment that I may understand your statutes.
126 It is time to act, Yahweh, For they break your law. 126 It is time for you to act, O LORD; your law is being broken.
127 Therefore I love your commandments more than gold, Yes, more than pure gold. 127 Because I love your commands more than gold, more than pure gold,
128 Therefore I consider all of your precepts to be right. I hate every false way. 128 and because I consider all your precepts right, I hate every wrong path.
129 Your testimonies are wonderful, Therefore my soul keeps them. 129 Your statutes are wonderful; therefore I obey them.
130 The entrance of your words gives light. It gives understanding to the simple. 130 The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple.
131 I opened my mouth wide and panted, For I longed for your commandments. 131 I open my mouth and pant, longing for your commands.
132 Turn to me, and have mercy on me, As you always do to those who love your name. 132 Turn to me and have mercy on me, as you always do to those who love your name.
133 Establish my footsteps in your word. Don't let any iniquity have dominion over me. 133 Direct my footsteps according to your word; let no sin rule over me.
134 Redeem me from the oppression of man, So I will observe your precepts. 134 Redeem me from the oppression of men, that I may obey your precepts.
135 Make your face to shine on your servant. Teach me your statutes. 135 Make your face shine upon your servant and teach me your decrees.
136 Streams of tears run down my eyes, Because they don't observe your law. 136 Streams of tears flow from my eyes, for your law is not obeyed.
137 You are righteous, Yahweh. your judgments are upright. 137 Righteous are you, O LORD, and your laws are right.
138 You have commanded your statutes in righteousness. They are fully trustworthy. 138 The statutes you have laid down are righteous; they are fully trustworthy.
139 My zeal wears me out, Because my enemies ignore your words. 139 My zeal wears me out, for my enemies ignore your words.
140 Your promises have been thoroughly tested, And your servant loves them. 140 Your promises have been thoroughly tested, and your servant loves them.
141 I am small and despised. I don't forget your precepts. 141 Though I am lowly and despised, I do not forget your precepts.
142 Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness. Your law is truth. 142 Your righteousness is everlasting and your law is true.
143 Trouble and anguish have taken hold of me. Your commandments are my delight. 143 Trouble and distress have come upon me, but your commands are my delight.
144 Your testimonies are righteous forever. Give me understanding, that I may live. 144 Your statutes are forever right; give me understanding that I may live.
145 I have called with my whole heart. Answer me, Yahweh! I will keep your statutes. 145 I call with all my heart; answer me, O LORD, and I will obey your decrees.
146 I have called to you. Save me! I will obey your statutes. 146 I call out to you; save me and I will keep your statutes.
147 I rise before dawn and cry for help. I put my hope in your words. 147 I rise before dawn and cry for help; I have put my hope in your word.
148 My eyes stay open through the night watches, That I might meditate on your word. 148 My eyes stay open through the watches of the night, that I may meditate on your promises.
149 Hear my voice according to your lovingkindness. Revive me, Yahweh, according to your ordinances. 149 Hear my voice in accordance with your love; preserve my life, O LORD, according to your laws.
150 They draw near who follow after wickedness. They are far from your law. 150 Those who devise wicked schemes are near, but they are far from your law.
151 You are near, Yahweh. All your commandments are truth. 151 Yet you are near, O LORD, and all your commands are true.
152 Of old I have known from your testimonies, That you have founded them forever. 152 Long ago I learned from your statutes that you established them to last forever.
153 Consider my affliction, and deliver me, For I don't forget your law. 153 Look upon my suffering and deliver me, for I have not forgotten your law.
154 Plead my cause, and redeem me! Revive me according to your promise. 154 Defend my cause and redeem me; preserve my life according to your promise.
155 Salvation is far from the wicked, For they don't seek your statutes. 155 Salvation is far from the wicked, for they do not seek out your decrees.
156 Great are your tender mercies, Yahweh. Revive me according to your ordinances. 156 Your compassion is great, O LORD; preserve my life according to your laws.
157 Many are my persecutors and my adversaries. I haven't swerved from your testimonies. 157 Many are the foes who persecute me, but I have not turned from your statutes.
158 I look at the faithless with loathing, Because they don't observe your word. 158 I look on the faithless with loathing, for they do not obey your word.
159 Consider how I love your precepts. Revive me, Yahweh, according to your lovingkindness. 159 See how I love your precepts; preserve my life, O LORD, according to your love.
160 All of your words are truth. Every one of your righteous ordinances endures forever. 160 All your words are true; all your righteous laws are eternal.
161 Princes have persecuted me without a cause, But my heart stands in awe of your words. 161 Rulers persecute me without cause, but my heart trembles at your word.
162 I rejoice at your word, As one who finds great spoil. 162 I rejoice in your promise like one who finds great spoil.
163 I hate and abhor falsehood. I love your law. 163 I hate and abhor falsehood but I love your law.
164 Seven times a day, I praise you, Because of your righteous ordinances. 164 Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous laws.
165 Those who love your law have great peace. Nothing causes them to stumble. 165 Great peace have they who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble.
166 I have hoped for your salvation, Yahweh. I have done your commandments. 166 I wait for your salvation, O LORD, and I follow your commands.
167 My soul has observed your testimonies. I love them exceedingly. 167 I obey your statutes, for I love them greatly.
168 I have obeyed your precepts and your testimonies, For all my ways are before you. 168 I obey your precepts and your statutes, for all my ways are known to you.
169 Let my cry come before you, Yahweh. Give me understanding according to your word. 169 May my cry come before you, O LORD; give me understanding according to your word.
170 Let my supplication come before you. Deliver me according to your word. 170 May my supplication come before you; deliver me according to your promise.
171 Let my lips utter praise, For you teach me your statutes. 171 May my lips overflow with praise, for you teach me your decrees.
172 Let my tongue sing of your word, For all your commandments are righteousness. 172 May my tongue sing of your word, for all your commands are righteous.
173 Let your hand be ready to help me, For I have chosen your precepts. 173 May your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen your precepts.
174 I have longed for your salvation, Yahweh. Your law is my delight. 174 I long for your salvation, O LORD, and your law is my delight.
175 Let my soul live, that I may praise you. Let your ordinances help me. 175 Let me live that I may praise you, and may your laws sustain me.
176 I have gone astray like a lost sheep. Seek your servant, for I don't forget your commandments. 176 I have strayed like a lost sheep. Seek your servant, for I have not forgotten your commands.