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Psalm 119

NCV 1 Happy are those who live pure lives, who follow the Lord's teachings. NIV 1 Blessed are they whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the LORD. NCV 2 Happy are those who keep his rules, who try to obey him with their whole heart. NIV 2 Blessed are they who keep his statutes and seek him with all their heart. NCV 3 They don't do what is wrong; they follow his ways. NIV 3 They do nothing wrong; they walk in his ways. NCV 4 Lord, you gave your orders to be obeyed completely. NIV 4 You have laid down precepts that are to be fully obeyed. NCV 5 I wish I were more loyal in obeying your demands. NIV 5 Oh, that my ways were steadfast in obeying your decrees! NCV 6 Then I would not be ashamed when I study your commands. NIV 6 Then I would not be put to shame when I consider all your commands. NCV 7 When I learned that your laws are fair, I praised you with an honest heart. NIV 7 I will praise you with an upright heart as I learn your righteous laws. NCV 8 I will obey your demands, so please don't ever leave me. NIV 8 I will obey your decrees; do not utterly forsake me. NCV 9 How can a young person live a pure life? By obeying your word. NIV 9 How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word. NCV 10 With all my heart I try to obey you. Don't let me break your commands. NIV 10 I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands. NCV 11 I have taken your words to heart so I would not sin against you. NIV 11 I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you. NCV 12 Lord, you should be praised. Teach me your demands. NIV 12 Praise be to you, O LORD; teach me your decrees. NCV 13 My lips will tell about all the laws you have spoken. NIV 13 With my lips I recount all the laws that come from your mouth. NCV 14 I enjoy living by your rules as people enjoy great riches. NIV 14 I rejoice in following your statutes as one rejoices in great riches. NCV 15 I think about your orders and study your ways. NIV 15 I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways. NCV 16 I enjoy obeying your demands, and I will not forget your word. NIV 16 I delight in your decrees; I will not neglect your word. NCV 17 Do good to me, your servant, so I can live, so I can obey your word. NIV 17 Do good to your servant, and I will live; I will obey your word. NCV 18 Open my eyes to see the miracles in your teachings. NIV 18 Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law. NCV 19 I am a stranger on earth. Do not hide your commands from me. NIV 19 I am a stranger on earth; do not hide your commands from me. NCV 20 I wear myself out with desire for your laws all the time. NIV 20 My soul is consumed with longing for your laws at all times. NCV 21 You scold proud people; those who ignore your commands are cursed. NIV 21 You rebuke the arrogant, who are cursed and who stray from your commands. NCV 22 Don't let me be insulted and hated because I keep your rules. NIV 22 Remove from me scorn and contempt, for I keep your statutes. NCV 23 Even if princes speak against me, I, your servant, will think about your demands. NIV 23 Though rulers sit together and slander me, your servant will meditate on your decrees. NCV 24 Your rules give me pleasure; they give me good advice. NIV 24 Your statutes are my delight; they are my counselors. NCV 25 I am about to die. Give me life, as you have promised. NIV 25 I am laid low in the dust; preserve my life according to your word. NCV 26 I told you about my life, and you answered me. Teach me your demands. NIV 26 I recounted my ways and you answered me; teach me your decrees. NCV 27 Help me understand your orders. Then I will think about your miracles. NIV 27 Let me understand the teaching of your precepts; then I will meditate on your wonders. NCV 28 I am sad and tired. Make me strong again as you have promised. NIV 28 My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to your word. NCV 29 Don't let me be dishonest; have mercy on me by helping me obey your teachings. NIV 29 Keep me from deceitful ways; be gracious to me through your law. NCV 30 I have chosen the way of truth; I have obeyed your laws. NIV 30 I have chosen the way of truth; I have set my heart on your laws. NCV 31 I hold on to your rules. Lord, do not let me be disgraced. NIV 31 I hold fast to your statutes, O LORD; do not let me be put to shame. NCV 32 I will quickly obey your commands, because you have made me happy. NIV 32 I run in the path of your commands, for you have set my heart free. NCV 33 Lord, teach me your demands, and I will keep them until the end. NIV 33 Teach me, O LORD, to follow your decrees; then I will keep them to the end. NCV 34 Help me understand, so I can keep your teachings, obeying them with all my heart. NIV 34 Give me understanding, and I will keep your law and obey it with all my heart. NCV 35 Lead me in the path of your commands, because that makes me happy. NIV 35 Direct me in the path of your commands, for there I find delight. NCV 36 Make me want to keep your rules instead of wishing for riches. NIV 36 Turn my heart toward your statutes and not toward selfish gain. NCV 37 Keep me from looking at worthless things. Let me live by your word. NIV 37 Turn my eyes away from worthless things; preserve my life according to your word. NCV 38 Keep your promise to me, your servant, so you will be respected. NIV 38 Fulfill your promise to your servant, so that you may be feared. NCV 39 Take away the shame I fear, because your laws are good. NIV 39 Take away the disgrace I dread, for your laws are good. NCV 40 How I want to follow your orders. Give me life because of your goodness. NIV 40 How I long for your precepts! Preserve my life in your righteousness. NCV 41 Lord, show me your love, and save me as you have promised. NIV 41 May your unfailing love come to me, O LORD, your salvation according to your promise; NCV 42 I have an answer for people who insult me, because I trust what you say. NIV 42 then I will answer the one who taunts me, for I trust in your word. NCV 43 Never keep me from speaking your truth, because I depend on your fair laws. NIV 43 Do not snatch the word of truth from my mouth, for I have put my hope in your laws. NCV 44 I will obey your teachings forever and ever. NIV 44 I will always obey your law, for ever and ever. NCV 45 So I will live in freedom, because I want to follow your orders. NIV 45 I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts. NCV 46 I will discuss your rules with kings and will not be ashamed. NIV 46 I will speak of your statutes before kings and will not be put to shame, NCV 47 I enjoy obeying your commands, which I love. NIV 47 for I delight in your commands because I love them. NCV 48 I praise your commands, which I love, and I think about your demands. NIV 48 I lift up my hands to your commands, which I love, and I meditate on your decrees. NCV 49 Remember your promise to me, your servant; it gives me hope. NIV 49 Remember your word to your servant, for you have given me hope. NCV 50 When I suffer, this comforts me: Your promise gives me life. NIV 50 My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life. NCV 51 Proud people always make fun of me, but I do not reject your teachings. NIV 51 The arrogant mock me without restraint, but I do not turn from your law. NCV 52 I remember your laws from long ago, and they comfort me, Lord. NIV 52 I remember your ancient laws, O LORD, and I find comfort in them. NCV 53 I become angry with wicked people who do not keep your teachings. NIV 53 Indignation grips me because of the wicked, who have forsaken your law. NCV 54 I sing about your demands wherever I live. NIV 54 Your decrees are the theme of my song wherever I lodge. NCV 55 Lord, I remember you at night, and I will obey your teachings. NIV 55 In the night I remember your name, O LORD, and I will keep your law. NCV 56 This is what I do: I follow your orders. NIV 56 This has been my practice: I obey your precepts. NCV 57 Lord, you are my share in life; I have promised to obey your words. NIV 57 You are my portion, O LORD; I have promised to obey your words. NCV 58 I prayed to you with all my heart. Have mercy on me as you have promised. NIV 58 I have sought your face with all my heart; be gracious to me according to your promise. NCV 59 I thought about my life, and I decided to follow your rules. NIV 59 I have considered my ways and have turned my steps to your statutes. NCV 60 I hurried and did not wait to obey your commands. NIV 60 I will hasten and not delay to obey your commands. NCV 61 Wicked people have tied me up, but I have not forgotten your teachings. NIV 61 Though the wicked bind me with ropes, I will not forget your law. NCV 62 In the middle of the night, I get up to thank you because your laws are right. NIV 62 At midnight I rise to give you thanks for your righteous laws. NCV 63 I am a friend to everyone who fears you, to anyone who obeys your orders. NIV 63 I am a friend to all who fear you, to all who follow your precepts. NCV 64 Lord, your love fills the earth. Teach me your demands. NIV 64 The earth is filled with your love, O LORD; teach me your decrees. NCV 65 You have done good things for your servant, as you have promised, Lord. NIV 65 Do good to your servant according to your word, O LORD. NCV 66 Teach me wisdom and knowledge because I trust your commands. NIV 66 Teach me knowledge and good judgment, for I believe in your commands. NCV 67 Before I suffered, I did wrong, but now I obey your word. NIV 67 Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I obey your word. NCV 68 You are good, and you do what is good. Teach me your demands. NIV 68 You are good, and what you do is good; teach me your decrees. NCV 69 Proud people have made up lies about me, but I will follow your orders with all my heart. NIV 69 Though the arrogant have smeared me with lies, I keep your precepts with all my heart. NCV 70 Those people have no feelings, but I love your teachings. NIV 70 Their hearts are callous and unfeeling, but I delight in your law. NCV 71 It was good for me to suffer so I would learn your demands. NIV 71 It was good for me to be afflicted so that I might learn your decrees. NCV 72 Your teachings are worth more to me 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. NCV 73 You made me and formed me with your hands. Give me understanding so I can learn your commands. NIV 73 Your hands made me and formed me; give me understanding to learn your commands. NCV 74 Let those who respect you rejoice when they see me, because I put my hope in your word. NIV 74 May those who fear you rejoice when they see me, for I have put my hope in your word. NCV 75 Lord, I know that your laws are right and that it was right for you to punish me. NIV 75 I know, O LORD, that your laws are righteous, and in faithfulness you have afflicted me. NCV 76 Comfort me with your love, as you promised me, your servant. NIV 76 May your unfailing love be my comfort, according to your promise to your servant. NCV 77 Have mercy on me so that I may live. I love your teachings. NIV 77 Let your compassion come to me that I may live, for your law is my delight. NCV 78 Make proud people ashamed because they lied about me. But I will think about your orders. NIV 78 May the arrogant be put to shame for wronging me without cause; but I will meditate on your precepts. NCV 79 Let those who respect you return to me, those who know your rules. NIV 79 May those who fear you turn to me, those who understand your statutes. NCV 80 Let me obey your demands perfectly so I will not be ashamed. NIV 80 May my heart be blameless toward your decrees, that I may not be put to shame. NCV 81 I am weak from waiting for you to save me, but I hope in your word. NIV 81 My soul faints with longing for your salvation, but I have put my hope in your word. NCV 82 My eyes are tired from looking for your promise. When will you comfort me? NIV 82 My eyes fail, looking for your promise; I say, "When will you comfort me?" NCV 83 Even though I am like a wine bag going up in smoke, I do not forget your demands. NIV 83 Though I am like a wineskin in the smoke, I do not forget your decrees. NCV 84 How long will I live? When will you judge those who are hurting me? NIV 84 How long must your servant wait? When will you punish my persecutors? NCV 85 Proud people have dug pits to trap me. They have nothing to do with your teachings. NIV 85 The arrogant dig pitfalls for me, contrary to your law. NCV 86 All of your commands can be trusted. Liars are hurting me. Help me! NIV 86 All your commands are trustworthy; help me, for men persecute me without cause. NCV 87 They have almost put me in the grave, but I have not rejected your orders. NIV 87 They almost wiped me from the earth, but I have not forsaken your precepts. NCV 88 Give me life by your love so I can obey your rules. NIV 88 Preserve my life according to your love, and I will obey the statutes of your mouth. NCV 89 Lord, your word is everlasting; it continues forever in heaven. NIV 89 Your word, O LORD, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens. NCV 90 Your loyalty will go on and on; you made the earth, and it still stands. NIV 90 Your faithfulness continues through all generations; you established the earth, and it endures. NCV 91 All things continue to this day because of your laws, because all things serve you. NIV 91 Your laws endure to this day, for all things serve you. NCV 92 If I had not loved your teachings, I would have died from my sufferings. NIV 92 If your law had not been my delight, I would have perished in my affliction. NCV 93 I will never forget your orders, because you have given me life by them. NIV 93 I will never forget your precepts, for by them you have preserved my life. NCV 94 I am yours. Save me. I want to obey your orders. NIV 94 Save me, for I am yours; I have sought out your precepts. NCV 95 Wicked people are waiting to destroy me, but I will think about your rules. NIV 95 The wicked are waiting to destroy me, but I will ponder your statutes. NCV 96 Everything I see has its limits, but your commands have none. NIV 96 To all perfection I see a limit; but your commands are boundless. NCV 97 How I love your teachings! I think about them all day long. NIV 97 Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long. NCV 98 Your commands make me wiser than my enemies, because they are mine forever. NIV 98 Your commands make me wiser than my enemies, for they are ever with me. NCV 99 I am wiser than all my teachers, because I think about your rules. NIV 99 I have more insight than all my teachers, for I meditate on your statutes. NCV 100 I have more understanding than the older leaders, because I follow your orders. NIV 100 I have more understanding than the elders, for I obey your precepts. NCV 101 I have avoided every evil way so I could obey your word. NIV 101 I have kept my feet from every evil path so that I might obey your word. NCV 102 I haven't walked away from your laws, because you yourself are my teacher. NIV 102 I have not departed from your laws, for you yourself have taught me. NCV 103 Your promises are sweet to me, sweeter than honey in my mouth! NIV 103 How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth! NCV 104 Your orders give me understanding, so I hate lying ways. NIV 104 I gain understanding from your precepts; therefore I hate every wrong path. NCV 105 Your word is like a lamp for my feet and a light for my path. NIV 105 Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. NCV 106 I will do what I have promised and obey your fair laws. NIV 106 I have taken an oath and confirmed it, that I will follow your righteous laws. NCV 107 I have suffered for a long time. Lord, give me life by your word. NIV 107 I have suffered much; preserve my life, O LORD, according to your word. NCV 108 Lord, accept my willing praise and teach me your laws. NIV 108 Accept, O LORD, the willing praise of my mouth, and teach me your laws. NCV 109 My life is always in danger, but I haven't forgotten your teachings. NIV 109 Though I constantly take my life in my hands, I will not forget your law. NCV 110 Wicked people have set a trap for me, but I haven't strayed from your orders. NIV 110 The wicked have set a snare for me, but I have not strayed from your precepts. NCV 111 I will follow your rules forever, because they make me happy. NIV 111 Your statutes are my heritage forever; they are the joy of my heart. NCV 112 I will try to do what you demand forever, until the end. NIV 112 My heart is set on keeping your decrees to the very end. NCV 113 I hate disloyal people, but I love your teachings. NIV 113 I hate double-minded men, but I love your law. NCV 114 You are my hiding place and my shield; I hope in your word. NIV 114 You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word. NCV 115 Get away from me, you who do evil, so I can keep my God's commands. NIV 115 Away from me, you evildoers, that I may keep the commands of my God! NCV 116 Support me as you promised so I can live. Don't let me be embarrassed because of my hopes. NIV 116 Sustain me according to your promise, and I will live; do not let my hopes be dashed. NCV 117 Help me, and I will be saved. I will always respect your demands. NIV 117 Uphold me, and I will be delivered; I will always have regard for your decrees. NCV 118 You reject those who ignore your demands, because their lies mislead them. NIV 118 You reject all who stray from your decrees, for their deceitfulness is in vain. NCV 119 You throw away the wicked of the world like trash. So I will love your rules. NIV 119 All the wicked of the earth you discard like dross; therefore I love your statutes. NCV 120 I shake in fear of you; I respect your laws. NIV 120 My flesh trembles in fear of you; I stand in awe of your laws. NCV 121 I have done what is fair and right. Don't leave me to those who wrong me. NIV 121 I have done what is righteous and just; do not leave me to my oppressors. NCV 122 Promise that you will help me, your servant. Don't let proud people wrong me. NIV 122 Ensure your servant's well-being; let not the arrogant oppress me. NCV 123 My eyes are tired from looking for your salvation and for your good promise. NIV 123 My eyes fail, looking for your salvation, looking for your righteous promise. NCV 124 Show your love to me, your servant, and teach me your demands. NIV 124 Deal with your servant according to your love and teach me your decrees. NCV 125 I am your servant. Give me wisdom so I can understand your rules. NIV 125 I am your servant; give me discernment that I may understand your statutes. NCV 126 Lord, it is time for you to do something, because people have disobeyed your teachings. NIV 126 It is time for you to act, O LORD; your law is being broken. NCV 127 I love your commands more than the purest gold. NIV 127 Because I love your commands more than gold, more than pure gold, NCV 128 I respect all your orders, so I hate lying ways. NIV 128 and because I consider all your precepts right, I hate every wrong path. NCV 129 Your rules are wonderful. That is why I keep them. NIV 129 Your statutes are wonderful; therefore I obey them. NCV 130 Learning your words gives wisdom and understanding for the foolish. NIV 130 The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple. NCV 131 I am nearly out of breath. I really want to learn your commands. NIV 131 I open my mouth and pant, longing for your commands. NCV 132 Look at me and have mercy on me as you do for those who love you. NIV 132 Turn to me and have mercy on me, as you always do to those who love your name. NCV 133 Guide my steps as you promised; don't let any sin control me. NIV 133 Direct my footsteps according to your word; let no sin rule over me. NCV 134 Save me from harmful people so I can obey your orders. NIV 134 Redeem me from the oppression of men, that I may obey your precepts. NCV 135 Show your kindness to me, your servant. Teach me your demands. NIV 135 Make your face shine upon your servant and teach me your decrees. NCV 136 Tears stream from my eyes, because people do not obey your teachings. NIV 136 Streams of tears flow from my eyes, for your law is not obeyed. NCV 137 Lord, you do what is right, and your laws are fair. NIV 137 Righteous are you, O LORD, and your laws are right. NCV 138 The rules you commanded are right and completely trustworthy. NIV 138 The statutes you have laid down are righteous; they are fully trustworthy. NCV 139 I am so upset I am worn out, because my enemies have forgotten your words. NIV 139 My zeal wears me out, for my enemies ignore your words. NCV 140 Your promises are proven, so I, your servant, love them. NIV 140 Your promises have been thoroughly tested, and your servant loves them. NCV 141 I am unimportant and hated, but I have not forgotten your orders. NIV 141 Though I am lowly and despised, I do not forget your precepts. NCV 142 Your goodness continues forever, and your teachings are true. NIV 142 Your righteousness is everlasting and your law is true. NCV 143 I have had troubles and misery, but I love your commands. NIV 143 Trouble and distress have come upon me, but your commands are my delight. NCV 144 Your rules are always good. Help me understand so I can live. NIV 144 Your statutes are forever right; give me understanding that I may live. NCV 145 Lord, I call to you with all my heart. Answer me, and I will keep your demands. NIV 145 I call with all my heart; answer me, O LORD, and I will obey your decrees. NCV 146 I call to you. Save me so I can obey your rules. NIV 146 I call out to you; save me and I will keep your statutes. NCV 147 I wake up early in the morning and cry out. I hope in your word. NIV 147 I rise before dawn and cry for help; I have put my hope in your word. NCV 148 I stay awake all night so I can think about your promises. NIV 148 My eyes stay open through the watches of the night, that I may meditate on your promises. NCV 149 Listen to me because of your love; Lord, give me life by your laws. NIV 149 Hear my voice in accordance with your love; preserve my life, O LORD, according to your laws. NCV 150 Those who love evil are near, but they are far from your teachings. NIV 150 Those who devise wicked schemes are near, but they are far from your law. NCV 151 But, Lord, you are also near, and all your commands are true. NIV 151 Yet you are near, O LORD, and all your commands are true. NCV 152 Long ago I learned from your rules that you made them to continue forever. NIV 152 Long ago I learned from your statutes that you established them to last forever. NCV 153 See my suffering and rescue me, because I have not forgotten your teachings. NIV 153 Look upon my suffering and deliver me, for I have not forgotten your law. NCV 154 Argue my case and save me. Let me live by your promises. NIV 154 Defend my cause and redeem me; preserve my life according to your promise. NCV 155 Wicked people are far from being saved, because they do not want your demands. NIV 155 Salvation is far from the wicked, for they do not seek out your decrees. NCV 156 Lord, you are very kind; give me life by your laws. NIV 156 Your compassion is great, O LORD; preserve my life according to your laws. NCV 157 Many enemies are after me, but I have not rejected your rules. NIV 157 Many are the foes who persecute me, but I have not turned from your statutes. NCV 158 I see those traitors, and I hate them, because they do not obey what you say. NIV 158 I look on the faithless with loathing, for they do not obey your word. NCV 159 See how I love your orders. Lord, give me life by your love. NIV 159 See how I love your precepts; preserve my life, O LORD, according to your love. NCV 160 Your words are true from the start, and all your laws will be fair forever. NIV 160 All your words are true; all your righteous laws are eternal. NCV 161 Leaders attack me for no reason, but I fear your law in my heart. NIV 161 Rulers persecute me without cause, but my heart trembles at your word. NCV 162 I am as happy over your promises as if I had found a great treasure. NIV 162 I rejoice in your promise like one who finds great spoil. NCV 163 I hate and despise lies, but I love your teachings. NIV 163 I hate and abhor falsehood but I love your law. NCV 164 Seven times a day I praise you for your fair laws. NIV 164 Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous laws. NCV 165 Those who love your teachings will find true peace, and nothing will defeat them. NIV 165 Great peace have they who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble. NCV 166 I am waiting for you to save me, Lord. I will obey your commands. NIV 166 I wait for your salvation, O LORD, and I follow your commands. NCV 167 I obey your rules, and I love them very much. NIV 167 I obey your statutes, for I love them greatly. NCV 168 I obey your orders and rules, because you know everything I do. NIV 168 I obey your precepts and your statutes, for all my ways are known to you. NCV 169 Hear my cry to you, Lord. Let your word help me understand. NIV 169 May my cry come before you, O LORD; give me understanding according to your word. NCV 170 Listen to my prayer; save me as you promised. NIV 170 May my supplication come before you; deliver me according to your promise. NCV 171 Let me speak your praise, because you have taught me your demands. NIV 171 May my lips overflow with praise, for you teach me your decrees. NCV 172 Let me sing about your promises, because all your commands are fair. NIV 172 May my tongue sing of your word, for all your commands are righteous. NCV 173 Give me your helping hand, because I have chosen your commands. NIV 173 May your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen your precepts. NCV 174 I want you to save me, Lord. I love your teachings. NIV 174 I long for your salvation, O LORD, and your law is my delight. NCV 175 Let me live so I can praise you, and let your laws help me. NIV 175 Let me live that I may praise you, and may your laws sustain me. NCV 176 I have wandered like a lost sheep. Look for your servant, because I have not forgotten your commands. A psalm for going up to worship. NIV 176 I have strayed like a lost sheep. Seek your servant, for I have not forgotten your commands.