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Psalm 19 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 For the choir director: A psalm of David. The heavens tell of the glory of God. The skies display his marvelous craftsmanship. 1 The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.
2 Day after day they continue to speak; night after night they make him known. 2 Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they display knowledge.
3 They speak without a sound or a word; their voice is silent in the skies; 3 There is no speech or language where their voice is not heard.
4 yet their message has gone out to all the earth, and their words to all the world. The sun lives in the heavens where God placed it. 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 It bursts forth like a radiant bridegroom after his wedding. It rejoices like a great athlete eager to run the race. 5 which is like a bridegroom coming forth from his pavilion, like a champion rejoicing to run his course.
6 The sun rises at one end of the heavens and follows its course to the other end. Nothing can hide from its 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 perfect, reviving the soul. The decrees of the LORD are trustworthy, making wise the simple. 7 The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul. The statutes of the LORD are trustworthy, making wise the simple.
8 The commandments of the LORD are right, bringing joy to the heart. The commands of the LORD are clear, giving insight to life. 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 Reverence for the LORD is pure, lasting forever. The laws of the LORD are true; each one is fair. 9 The fear of the LORD is pure, enduring forever. The ordinances of the LORD are sure and altogether righteous.
10 They are more desirable than gold, even the finest gold. They are sweeter than honey, even honey dripping from the comb. 10 They are more precious than gold, than much pure gold; they are sweeter than honey, than honey from the comb.
11 They are a warning to those who hear them; there is great reward for those who obey them. 11 By them is your servant warned; in keeping them there is great reward.
12 How can I know all the sins lurking in my heart? Cleanse me from these hidden faults. 12 Who can discern his errors? Forgive my hidden faults.
13 Keep me from deliberate sins! Don't let them control me. Then I will be free of guilt and innocent of 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 May the words of my mouth and the thoughts of my heart be pleasing to you, O LORD, my rock and my redeemer. 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.