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Psalm 119

CEB 1 Those whose way is blameless— who walk in the LORD's Instruction—are truly happy! NIV 1 Blessed are they whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the LORD. CEB 2 Those who guard God's laws are truly happy! They seek God with all their hearts. NIV 2 Blessed are they who keep his statutes and seek him with all their heart. CEB 3 They don't even do anything wrong! They walk in God's ways. NIV 3 They do nothing wrong; they walk in his ways. CEB 4 God, you have ordered that your decrees should be kept most carefully. NIV 4 You have laid down precepts that are to be fully obeyed. CEB 5 How I wish my ways were strong when it comes to keeping your statutes! NIV 5 Oh, that my ways were steadfast in obeying your decrees! CEB 6 Then I wouldn't be ashamed when I examine all your commandments. NIV 6 Then I would not be put to shame when I consider all your commands. CEB 7 I will give thanks to you with a heart that does right as I learn your righteous rules. NIV 7 I will praise you with an upright heart as I learn your righteous laws. CEB 8 I will keep your statutes. Please don't leave me all alone! NIV 8 I will obey your decrees; do not utterly forsake me. CEB 9 How can young people keep their paths pure? By guarding them according to what you've said. NIV 9 How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word. CEB 10 I have sought you with all my heart. Don't let me stray from any of your commandments! NIV 10 I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands. CEB 11 I keep your word close, in my heart, so that I won't sin against you. NIV 11 I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you. CEB 12 You, LORD, are to be blessed! Teach me your statutes. NIV 12 Praise be to you, O LORD; teach me your decrees. CEB 13 I will declare out loud all the rules you have spoken. NIV 13 With my lips I recount all the laws that come from your mouth. CEB 14 I rejoice in the content of your laws as if I were rejoicing over great wealth. NIV 14 I rejoice in following your statutes as one rejoices in great riches. CEB 15 I will think about your precepts and examine all your paths. NIV 15 I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways. CEB 16 I will delight in your statutes; I will not forget what you have said. NIV 16 I delight in your decrees; I will not neglect your word. CEB 17 Be good to your servant so I can go on living and keeping your word. NIV 17 Do good to your servant, and I will live; I will obey your word. CEB 18 Open my eyes so I can examine the wonders of your Instruction! NIV 18 Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law. CEB 19 I'm an immigrant in the land. Don't hide your commandments from me! NIV 19 I am a stranger on earth; do not hide your commands from me. CEB 20 I'm worn out by longing every minute for your rules! NIV 20 My soul is consumed with longing for your laws at all times. CEB 21 You rebuke the arrogant, accursed people who stray from your commandments. NIV 21 You rebuke the arrogant, who are cursed and who stray from your commands. CEB 22 Take all their insults and contempt away from me because I've kept your laws! NIV 22 Remove from me scorn and contempt, for I keep your statutes. CEB 23 Even if rulers gather and scheme against me, your servant will contemplate your statutes! NIV 23 Though rulers sit together and slander me, your servant will meditate on your decrees. CEB 24 Yes, your laws are my joy— they are my most trusted advisors! NIV 24 Your statutes are my delight; they are my counselors. CEB 25 My life is stuck in the dirt. Now make me live again according to your promise! NIV 25 I am laid low in the dust; preserve my life according to your word. CEB 26 I confessed my ways and you answered me. Now teach me your statutes! NIV 26 I recounted my ways and you answered me; teach me your decrees. CEB 27 Help me understand what your precepts are about so I can contemplate your wondrous works! NIV 27 Let me understand the teaching of your precepts; then I will meditate on your wonders. CEB 28 My spirit sags because of grief. Now raise me up according to your promise! NIV 28 My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to your word. CEB 29 Remove all false ways from me; show mercy to me by means of your Instruction. NIV 29 Keep me from deceitful ways; be gracious to me through your law. CEB 30 I've chosen the way of faithfulness; I'm set on your rules. NIV 30 I have chosen the way of truth; I have set my heart on your laws. CEB 31 I'm holding tight to your laws, LORD. Please don't let me be put to shame. NIV 31 I hold fast to your statutes, O LORD; do not let me be put to shame. CEB 32 I run the same path as your commandments because you give my heart insight. NIV 32 I run in the path of your commands, for you have set my heart free. CEB 33 LORD, teach me what your statutes are about, and I will guard every part of them. NIV 33 Teach me, O LORD, to follow your decrees; then I will keep them to the end. CEB 34 Help me understand so I can guard your Instruction and keep it with all my heart. NIV 34 Give me understanding, and I will keep your law and obey it with all my heart. CEB 35 Lead me on the trail of your commandments because that is what I want. NIV 35 Direct me in the path of your commands, for there I find delight. CEB 36 Turn my heart to your laws, not to greedy gain. NIV 36 Turn my heart toward your statutes and not toward selfish gain. CEB 37 Turn my eyes away from looking at worthless things. Make me live by your way. NIV 37 Turn my eyes away from worthless things; preserve my life according to your word. CEB 38 Confirm your promise to your servant— the promise that is for all those who honor you. NIV 38 Fulfill your promise to your servant, so that you may be feared. CEB 39 Remove the insults that I dread because your rules are good. NIV 39 Take away the disgrace I dread, for your laws are good. CEB 40 Look how I desire your precepts! Make me live by your righteousness. NIV 40 How I long for your precepts! Preserve my life in your righteousness. CEB 41 LORD, let your faithful love come to me— let your salvation come to me according to your promise— NIV 41 May your unfailing love come to me, O LORD, your salvation according to your promise; CEB 42 so I can have a response for those who mock me because I have trusted in your word! NIV 42 then I will answer the one who taunts me, for I trust in your word. CEB 43 Please don't take your true word out of my mouth, because I have waited for your rules. NIV 43 Do not snatch the word of truth from my mouth, for I have put my hope in your laws. CEB 44 I will always keep your Instruction, always and forever! NIV 44 I will always obey your law, for ever and ever. CEB 45 I will walk around in wide-open spaces, because I have pursued your precepts. NIV 45 I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts. CEB 46 I will talk about your laws before rulers with no shame whatsoever. NIV 46 I will speak of your statutes before kings and will not be put to shame, CEB 47 I will rejoice in your commandments because I love them. NIV 47 for I delight in your commands because I love them. CEB 48 I will lift up my hands to your commandments because I love them, and I will contemplate all your statutes. NIV 48 I lift up my hands to your commands, which I love, and I meditate on your decrees. CEB 49 Remember your promise to your servant, for which you made me wait. NIV 49 Remember your word to your servant, for you have given me hope. CEB 50 My comfort during my suffering is this: your word gives me new life. NIV 50 My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life. CEB 51 The arrogant make fun of me to no end, but I haven't deviated from your Instruction. NIV 51 The arrogant mock me without restraint, but I do not turn from your law. CEB 52 When I remember your ancient rules, I'm comforted, LORD. NIV 52 I remember your ancient laws, O LORD, and I find comfort in them. CEB 53 But I'm seized with anger because of the wicked— because of those who abandon your Instruction. NIV 53 Indignation grips me because of the wicked, who have forsaken your law. CEB 54 Your statutes have been my songs of praise wherever I lived as an immigrant. NIV 54 Your decrees are the theme of my song wherever I lodge. CEB 55 LORD, I remember your name at nighttime, and I keep your Instruction. NIV 55 In the night I remember your name, O LORD, and I will keep your law. CEB 56 This has been my practice because I guard your precepts. NIV 56 This has been my practice: I obey your precepts. CEB 57 The LORD is my possession. I promise to do what you have said. NIV 57 You are my portion, O LORD; I have promised to obey your words. CEB 58 I've sought your favor with all my heart; have mercy on me according to your word. NIV 58 I have sought your face with all my heart; be gracious to me according to your promise. CEB 59 I've considered my ways and turned my feet back to your laws. NIV 59 I have considered my ways and have turned my steps to your statutes. CEB 60 I hurry to keep your commandments— I never put it off! NIV 60 I will hasten and not delay to obey your commands. CEB 61 Though the wicked have surrounded me with their ropes, I haven't forgotten your Instruction. NIV 61 Though the wicked bind me with ropes, I will not forget your law. CEB 62 I get up in the middle of the night to give thanks to you because of your righteous rules. NIV 62 At midnight I rise to give you thanks for your righteous laws. CEB 63 I'm a friend to everyone who honors you and to all who keep your precepts. NIV 63 I am a friend to all who fear you, to all who follow your precepts. CEB 64 LORD, the world is full of your faithful love! Teach me your statutes! NIV 64 The earth is filled with your love, O LORD; teach me your decrees. CEB 65 You have treated your servant well, LORD, according to your promise. NIV 65 Do good to your servant according to your word, O LORD. CEB 66 Teach me knowledge and good judgment because I've put my trust in your commandments. NIV 66 Teach me knowledge and good judgment, for I believe in your commands. CEB 67 Before I suffered, I took the wrong way, but now I do what you say. NIV 67 Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I obey your word. CEB 68 You are good and you do good. Teach me your statutes! NIV 68 You are good, and what you do is good; teach me your decrees. CEB 69 The arrogant cover me with their lies, but I guard your precepts with all my heart. NIV 69 Though the arrogant have smeared me with lies, I keep your precepts with all my heart. CEB 70 Their hearts are unfeeling, like blubber, but I rejoice in your Instruction. NIV 70 Their hearts are callous and unfeeling, but I delight in your law. CEB 71 My suffering was good for me, because through it I learned your statutes. NIV 71 It was good for me to be afflicted so that I might learn your decrees. CEB 72 The Instruction you've given to me is better than thousands of pieces of gold and silver! NIV 72 The law from your mouth is more precious to me than thousands of pieces of silver and gold. CEB 73 Your hands have made me and set me in place. Help me understand so I can learn your commandments. NIV 73 Your hands made me and formed me; give me understanding to learn your commands. CEB 74 Then those who honor you will see me and be glad because I have waited for your promise. NIV 74 May those who fear you rejoice when they see me, for I have put my hope in your word. CEB 75 LORD, I know that your rules are right and that you rightly made me suffer. NIV 75 I know, O LORD, that your laws are righteous, and in faithfulness you have afflicted me. CEB 76 Please let your faithful love comfort me, according to what you've said to your servant. NIV 76 May your unfailing love be my comfort, according to your promise to your servant. CEB 77 Let your compassion come to me so I can live again, because your Instruction is my joy! NIV 77 Let your compassion come to me that I may live, for your law is my delight. CEB 78 But let the arrogant be ashamed because they oppressed me with lies— meanwhile, I will be contemplating your precepts! NIV 78 May the arrogant be put to shame for wronging me without cause; but I will meditate on your precepts. CEB 79 Let the people who honor you come back to me; let those who know your precepts return to me. NIV 79 May those who fear you turn to me, those who understand your statutes. CEB 80 Let my heart be blameless in your statutes so that I am not put to shame. NIV 80 May my heart be blameless toward your decrees, that I may not be put to shame. CEB 81 My whole being yearns for your saving help! I wait for your promise. NIV 81 My soul faints with longing for your salvation, but I have put my hope in your word. CEB 82 My eyes are worn out looking for your word. "When will you comfort me?" I ask, NIV 82 My eyes fail, looking for your promise; I say, "When will you comfort me?" CEB 83 because I've become like a bottle dried up by smoke, though I haven't forgotten your statutes. NIV 83 Though I am like a wineskin in the smoke, I do not forget your decrees. CEB 84 How much more time does your servant have? When will you bring my oppressors to justice? NIV 84 How long must your servant wait? When will you punish my persecutors? CEB 85 The arrogant have dug pits for me— those people who act against your Instruction. NIV 85 The arrogant dig pitfalls for me, contrary to your law. CEB 86 All your commandments are true, but people harass me for no reason. Help me! NIV 86 All your commands are trustworthy; help me, for men persecute me without cause. CEB 87 They've almost wiped me off the face of the earth! Meanwhile, I haven't abandoned your precepts! NIV 87 They almost wiped me from the earth, but I have not forsaken your precepts. CEB 88 Make me live again according to your faithful love so I can keep the law you've given! NIV 88 Preserve my life according to your love, and I will obey the statutes of your mouth. CEB 89 Your word, LORD, stands firm in heaven forever! NIV 89 Your word, O LORD, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens. CEB 90 Your faithfulness extends from one generation to the next! You set the earth firmly in place, and it is still there. NIV 90 Your faithfulness continues through all generations; you established the earth, and it endures. CEB 91 Your rules endure to this day because everything serves you. NIV 91 Your laws endure to this day, for all things serve you. CEB 92 If your Instruction hadn't been my delight, I would have died because of my suffering. NIV 92 If your law had not been my delight, I would have perished in my affliction. CEB 93 I will never forget your precepts because through them you gave me life again. NIV 93 I will never forget your precepts, for by them you have preserved my life. CEB 94 I'm yours—save me because I've pursued your precepts! NIV 94 Save me, for I am yours; I have sought out your precepts. CEB 95 The wicked wait for me, wanting to kill me, but I'm studying your laws. NIV 95 The wicked are waiting to destroy me, but I will ponder your statutes. CEB 96 I've seen that everything, no matter how perfect, has a limit, but your commandment is boundless. NIV 96 To all perfection I see a limit; but your commands are boundless. CEB 97 I love your Instruction! I think about it constantly. NIV 97 Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long. CEB 98 Your commandment makes me wiser than my enemies because it is always with me. NIV 98 Your commands make me wiser than my enemies, for they are ever with me. CEB 99 I have greater insight than all my teachers because I contemplate your laws. NIV 99 I have more insight than all my teachers, for I meditate on your statutes. CEB 100 I have more understanding than the elders because I guard your precepts. NIV 100 I have more understanding than the elders, for I obey your precepts. CEB 101 I haven't set my feet on any evil path so I can make sure to keep your word. NIV 101 I have kept my feet from every evil path so that I might obey your word. CEB 102 I haven't deviated from any of your rules because you are the one who has taught me. NIV 102 I have not departed from your laws, for you yourself have taught me. CEB 103 Your word is so pleasing to my taste buds— it's sweeter than honey in my mouth! NIV 103 How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth! CEB 104 I'm studying your precepts— that's why I hate every false path. NIV 104 I gain understanding from your precepts; therefore I hate every wrong path. CEB 105 Your word is a lamp before my feet and a light for my journey. NIV 105 Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. CEB 106 I have sworn, and I fully mean it: I will keep your righteous rules. NIV 106 I have taken an oath and confirmed it, that I will follow your righteous laws. CEB 107 I have been suffering so much— LORD, make me live again according to your promise. NIV 107 I have suffered much; preserve my life, O LORD, according to your word. CEB 108 Please, LORD, accept my spontaneous gifts of praise. Teach me your rules! NIV 108 Accept, O LORD, the willing praise of my mouth, and teach me your laws. CEB 109 Though my life is constantly in danger, I won't forget your Instruction. NIV 109 Though I constantly take my life in my hands, I will not forget your law. CEB 110 Though the wicked have set a trap for me, I won't stray from your precepts. NIV 110 The wicked have set a snare for me, but I have not strayed from your precepts. CEB 111 Your laws are my possession forever because they are my heart's joy. NIV 111 Your statutes are my heritage forever; they are the joy of my heart. CEB 112 I have decided to keep your statutes forever, every last one. NIV 112 My heart is set on keeping your decrees to the very end. CEB 113 I hate fickle people, but I love your Instruction. NIV 113 I hate double-minded men, but I love your law. CEB 114 You are my shelter and my shield— I wait for your promise. NIV 114 You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word. CEB 115 Get away from me, you evildoers; I want to guard my God's commandments! NIV 115 Away from me, you evildoers, that I may keep the commands of my God! CEB 116 Sustain me according to your word so I can live! Don't let me be put to shame because of hope. NIV 116 Sustain me according to your promise, and I will live; do not let my hopes be dashed. CEB 117 Support me so I can be saved and so I can focus constantly on your statutes. NIV 117 Uphold me, and I will be delivered; I will always have regard for your decrees. CEB 118 You discard everyone who strays from your statutes because they are dishonest and false. NIV 118 You reject all who stray from your decrees, for their deceitfulness is in vain. CEB 119 You dispose of all the wicked people on earth like waste— that's why I love your laws. NIV 119 All the wicked of the earth you discard like dross; therefore I love your statutes. CEB 120 My body shudders because I fear you; I'm in awe of your rules. NIV 120 My flesh trembles in fear of you; I stand in awe of your laws. CEB 121 I've done what is just and right. Don't just hand me over to my oppressors. NIV 121 I have done what is righteous and just; do not leave me to my oppressors. CEB 122 Guarantee good things for your servant. Please don't let the arrogant oppress me. NIV 122 Ensure your servant's well-being; let not the arrogant oppress me. CEB 123 My eyes are worn out looking for your saving help— looking for your word that will set things right. NIV 123 My eyes fail, looking for your salvation, looking for your righteous promise. CEB 124 Act toward your servant according to your faithful love. Teach me your statutes! NIV 124 Deal with your servant according to your love and teach me your decrees. CEB 125 I'm your servant! Help me understand so I can know your laws. NIV 125 I am your servant; give me discernment that I may understand your statutes. CEB 126 It is time for the LORD to do something! Your Instruction has been broken. NIV 126 It is time for you to act, O LORD; your law is being broken. CEB 127 But I love your commandments more than gold, even more than pure gold. NIV 127 Because I love your commands more than gold, more than pure gold, CEB 128 That's why I walk straight by every single one of your precepts. That's why I hate every false path. NIV 128 and because I consider all your precepts right, I hate every wrong path. CEB 129 Your laws are wonderful! That's why I guard them. NIV 129 Your statutes are wonderful; therefore I obey them. CEB 130 Access to your words gives light, giving simple folk understanding. NIV 130 The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple. CEB 131 I open my mouth up wide, panting, because I long for your commandments. NIV 131 I open my mouth and pant, longing for your commands. CEB 132 Come back to me and have mercy on me; that's only right for those who love your name. NIV 132 Turn to me and have mercy on me, as you always do to those who love your name. CEB 133 Keep my steps steady by your word; don't let any sin rule me. NIV 133 Direct my footsteps according to your word; let no sin rule over me. CEB 134 Redeem me from the people who oppress me so I can keep your precepts. NIV 134 Redeem me from the oppression of men, that I may obey your precepts. CEB 135 Shine your face on your servant, and teach me your statutes. NIV 135 Make your face shine upon your servant and teach me your decrees. CEB 136 Rivers of tears stream from my eyes because your Instruction isn't being kept. NIV 136 Streams of tears flow from my eyes, for your law is not obeyed. CEB 137 LORD, you are righteous, and your rules are right. NIV 137 Righteous are you, O LORD, and your laws are right. CEB 138 The laws you commanded are righteous, completely trustworthy. NIV 138 The statutes you have laid down are righteous; they are fully trustworthy. CEB 139 Anger consumes me because my enemies have forgotten what you've said. NIV 139 My zeal wears me out, for my enemies ignore your words. CEB 140 Your word has been tried and tested; your servant loves your word! NIV 140 Your promises have been thoroughly tested, and your servant loves them. CEB 141 I'm insignificant and unpopular, but I don't forget your precepts. NIV 141 Though I am lowly and despised, I do not forget your precepts. CEB 142 Your righteousness lasts forever! Your Instruction is true! NIV 142 Your righteousness is everlasting and your law is true. CEB 143 Stress and strain have caught up with me, but your commandments are my joy! NIV 143 Trouble and distress have come upon me, but your commands are my delight. CEB 144 Your laws are righteous forever. Help me understand so I can live! NIV 144 Your statutes are forever right; give me understanding that I may live. CEB 145 I cry out with all my heart: "LORD, answer me so I can guard your statutes!" NIV 145 I call with all my heart; answer me, O LORD, and I will obey your decrees. CEB 146 I cry out to you, "Save me so I can keep your laws!" NIV 146 I call out to you; save me and I will keep your statutes. CEB 147 I meet the predawn light and cry for help. I wait for your promise. NIV 147 I rise before dawn and cry for help; I have put my hope in your word. CEB 148 My eyes encounter each hour of the night as I think about your word. NIV 148 My eyes stay open through the watches of the night, that I may meditate on your promises. CEB 149 Listen to my voice, according to your faithful love. LORD, make me live again, according to your justice. NIV 149 Hear my voice in accordance with your love; preserve my life, O LORD, according to your laws. CEB 150 The people who love to plot wicked schemes are nearby, but they are so far from your Instruction! NIV 150 Those who devise wicked schemes are near, but they are far from your law. CEB 151 But you, LORD, are nearby too, and all your commandments are true. NIV 151 Yet you are near, O LORD, and all your commands are true. CEB 152 Long ago I learned from your laws that you had established them forever. NIV 152 Long ago I learned from your statutes that you established them to last forever. CEB 153 Look at my suffering and deliver me because I haven't forgotten your Instruction. NIV 153 Look upon my suffering and deliver me, for I have not forgotten your law. CEB 154 Argue my case and redeem me. Make me live again by your word. NIV 154 Defend my cause and redeem me; preserve my life according to your promise. CEB 155 Salvation is far from the wicked because they haven't pursued your statutes. NIV 155 Salvation is far from the wicked, for they do not seek out your decrees. CEB 156 You have so much compassion, LORD— make me live again, according to your rules. NIV 156 Your compassion is great, O LORD; preserve my life according to your laws. CEB 157 My oppressors and enemies are many, but I haven't turned away from your laws. NIV 157 Many are the foes who persecute me, but I have not turned from your statutes. CEB 158 I look on the faithless, and I am disgusted because they haven't kept your word. NIV 158 I look on the faithless with loathing, for they do not obey your word. CEB 159 Look at how much I love your precepts. Make me live again, LORD, according to your faithful love! NIV 159 See how I love your precepts; preserve my life, O LORD, according to your love. CEB 160 The first thing to know about your word is that it is true and that all your righteous rules last forever. NIV 160 All your words are true; all your righteous laws are eternal. CEB 161 Rulers oppress me without cause, but my heart honors what you've said. NIV 161 Rulers persecute me without cause, but my heart trembles at your word. CEB 162 I'm overjoyed at your word, like someone who finds great treasure. NIV 162 I rejoice in your promise like one who finds great spoil. CEB 163 I hate, I absolutely despise, what is false, but I'm in love with your Instruction. NIV 163 I hate and abhor falsehood but I love your law. CEB 164 I praise you seven times a day for your righteous rules. NIV 164 Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous laws. CEB 165 The people who love your Instruction enjoy peace—and lots of it. There's no stumbling for them! NIV 165 Great peace have they who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble. CEB 166 LORD, I wait for your saving help. I do what you've commanded. NIV 166 I wait for your salvation, O LORD, and I follow your commands. CEB 167 I keep your laws; I love them so much! NIV 167 I obey your statutes, for I love them greatly. CEB 168 I keep your precepts and your laws because all my ways are seen by you. NIV 168 I obey your precepts and your statutes, for all my ways are known to you. CEB 169 Let my cry reach you, LORD; help me understand according to what you've said. NIV 169 May my cry come before you, O LORD; give me understanding according to your word. CEB 170 Let my request for grace come before you; deliver me according to your promise! NIV 170 May my supplication come before you; deliver me according to your promise. CEB 171 Let my lips overflow with praise because you've taught me your statutes. NIV 171 May my lips overflow with praise, for you teach me your decrees. CEB 172 Let my tongue declare your word, because all your commandments are righteous. NIV 172 May my tongue sing of your word, for all your commands are righteous. CEB 173 Let your power help me because I have chosen your precepts. NIV 173 May your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen your precepts. CEB 174 LORD, I long for your saving help! Your Instruction is my joy! NIV 174 I long for your salvation, O LORD, and your law is my delight. CEB 175 Let me live again so I can praise you! Let your rules help me! NIV 175 Let me live that I may praise you, and may your laws sustain me. CEB 176 I've wandered off like a sheep, lost. Find your servant because I haven't forgotten your commandments! NIV 176 I have strayed like a lost sheep. Seek your servant, for I have not forgotten your commands.