Psalm 19 BBE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 The heavens are sounding the glory of God; the arch of the sky makes clear the work of his hands. 1 The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.
2 Day after day it sends out its word, and night after night it gives knowledge. 2 Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they display knowledge.
3 There are no words or language; their voice makes no sound. 3 There is no speech or language where their voice is not heard.
4 Their line has gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them has he put a tent for the sun, 4 Their voice goes out into all the earth, their words to the ends of the world. In the heavens he has pitched a tent for the sun,
5 Who is like a newly married man coming from his bride-tent, and is glad like a strong runner starting on his way. 5 which is like a bridegroom coming forth from his pavilion, like a champion rejoicing to run his course.
6 His going out is from the end of the heaven, and his circle to the ends of it; there is nothing which is not open to his heat. 6 It rises at one end of the heavens and makes its circuit to the other; nothing is hidden from its heat.
7 The law of the Lord is good, giving new life to the soul: the witness of the Lord is certain, giving wisdom to the foolish. 7 The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul. The statutes of the LORD are trustworthy, making wise the simple.
8 The orders of the Lord are right, making glad the heart: the rule of the Lord is holy, giving light to the eyes. 8 The precepts of the LORD are right, giving joy to the heart. The commands of the LORD are radiant, giving light to the eyes.
9 The fear of the Lord is clean, and has no end; the decisions of the Lord are true and full of righteousness. 9 The fear of the LORD is pure, enduring forever. The ordinances of the LORD are sure and altogether righteous.
10 More to be desired are they than gold, even than much shining gold; sweeter than the dropping honey. 10 They are more precious than gold, than much pure gold; they are sweeter than honey, than honey from the comb.
11 By them is your servant made conscious of danger, and in keeping them there is great reward. 11 By them is your servant warned; in keeping them there is great reward.
12 Who has full knowledge of his errors? make me clean from secret evil. 12 Who can discern his errors? Forgive my hidden faults.
13 Keep your servant back from sins of pride; let them not have rule over me: then will I be upright and free from great sin. 13 Keep your servant also from willful sins; may they not rule over me. Then will I be blameless, innocent of great transgression.
14 Let the words of my mouth and the thoughts of my heart be pleasing in your eyes, O Lord, my strength and my salvation. 14 May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer.