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Psalm 119

NIRV 1 Blessed are those who live without blame. They live in keeping with the law of the Lord. NIV 1 Blessed are they whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the LORD. NIRV 2 Blessed are those who obey his covenant laws. They trust in him with all their hearts. NIV 2 Blessed are they who keep his statutes and seek him with all their heart. NIRV 3 They don't do anything wrong. They live as he wants them to live. NIV 3 They do nothing wrong; they walk in his ways. NIRV 4 You have given me rules that I must obey completely. NIV 4 You have laid down precepts that are to be fully obeyed. NIRV 5 I hope I will always stand firm in following your orders. NIV 5 Oh, that my ways were steadfast in obeying your decrees! NIRV 6 Then I won't be put to shame when I think about all of your commands. NIV 6 Then I would not be put to shame when I consider all your commands. NIRV 7 I will praise you with an honest heart as I learn about how fair your decisions are. NIV 7 I will praise you with an upright heart as I learn your righteous laws. NIRV 8 I will obey your orders. Please don't leave me all alone. NIV 8 I will obey your decrees; do not utterly forsake me. NIRV 9 How can a young person keep his life pure? By living in keeping with your word. NIV 9 How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word. NIRV 10 I trust in you with all my heart. Don't let me wander away from your commands. NIV 10 I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands. NIRV 11 I have hidden your word 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. NIRV 12 Lord, I give praise to you. Teach me your orders. NIV 12 Praise be to you, O LORD; teach me your decrees. NIRV 13 With my lips I talk about all of the decisions you have made. NIV 13 With my lips I recount all the laws that come from your mouth. NIRV 14 Following your covenant laws gives me joy just as great riches give joy to others. NIV 14 I rejoice in following your statutes as one rejoices in great riches. NIRV 15 I spend time thinking about your rules. I consider how you want me to live. NIV 15 I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways. NIRV 16 I take delight in your orders. I won't fail to obey your word. NIV 16 I delight in your decrees; I will not neglect your word. NIRV 17 Be good to me, and I will live. I will obey your word. NIV 17 Do good to your servant, and I will live; I will obey your word. NIRV 18 Open my eyes so that I can see the wonderful truths in your law. NIV 18 Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law. NIRV 19 I'm a stranger on earth. Don't hide your commands from me. NIV 19 I am a stranger on earth; do not hide your commands from me. NIRV 20 My heart is filled with longing for your laws at all times. NIV 20 My soul is consumed with longing for your laws at all times. NIRV 21 You correct proud people. They are under your curse. They wander away from your commands. NIV 21 You rebuke the arrogant, who are cursed and who stray from your commands. NIRV 22 I obey your covenant laws. So don't let evil people laugh at me or hate me. NIV 22 Remove from me scorn and contempt, for I keep your statutes. NIRV 23 Even if rulers sit together and tell lies about me, I will spend time thinking about your orders. NIV 23 Though rulers sit together and slander me, your servant will meditate on your decrees. NIRV 24 Your covenant laws are my delight. They give me wise advice. NIV 24 Your statutes are my delight; they are my counselors. NIRV 25 I lie in the dust. I'm about to die. Keep me alive as you have promised. NIV 25 I am laid low in the dust; preserve my life according to your word. NIRV 26 I told you how I've lived, and you gave me your answer. Teach me your orders. NIV 26 I recounted my ways and you answered me; teach me your decrees. NIRV 27 Help me understand what your rules can teach me. Then I'll spend time thinking about the miracles you have done. NIV 27 Let me understand the teaching of your precepts; then I will meditate on your wonders. NIRV 28 My sadness has worn me out. Give me strength as you have promised. NIV 28 My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to your word. NIRV 29 Keep me from cheating and telling lies. Be kind and teach me your law. NIV 29 Keep me from deceitful ways; be gracious to me through your law. NIRV 30 I have chosen to be faithful to you. I put my trust in your laws. NIV 30 I have chosen the way of truth; I have set my heart on your laws. NIRV 31 Lord, I'm careful to obey your covenant laws. 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. NIRV 32 I am quick to follow your commands, because you have set my heart free. NIV 32 I run in the path of your commands, for you have set my heart free. NIRV 33 Lord, teach me to follow your orders. Then I will obey them to the very end. NIV 33 Teach me, O LORD, to follow your decrees; then I will keep them to the end. NIRV 34 Help me understand your law. Then I will follow it and obey it with all my heart. NIV 34 Give me understanding, and I will keep your law and obey it with all my heart. NIRV 35 Teach me to live as you command, because that makes me very happy. NIV 35 Direct me in the path of your commands, for there I find delight. NIRV 36 Make me want to follow your covenant laws instead of wanting to gain things only for myself. NIV 36 Turn my heart toward your statutes and not toward selfish gain. NIRV 37 Turn my eyes away from things that are worthless. Keep me alive as you have promised. NIV 37 Turn my eyes away from worthless things; preserve my life according to your word. NIRV 38 Keep your promise to me. Then other people will have respect for you. NIV 38 Fulfill your promise to your servant, so that you may be feared. NIRV 39 Please don't let me be put to shame. Your laws are good. NIV 39 Take away the disgrace I dread, for your laws are good. NIRV 40 I really want to follow your rules. Keep me alive, because you do what is right. NIV 40 How I long for your precepts! Preserve my life in your righteousness. NIRV 41 Lord, show me your faithful love. Save me as you have promised. NIV 41 May your unfailing love come to me, O LORD, your salvation according to your promise; NIRV 42 Then I will answer those who make fun of me, because I trust in your word. NIV 42 then I will answer the one who taunts me, for I trust in your word. NIRV 43 Help me always to tell the truth about how faithful you are. I have put my hope in your laws. NIV 43 Do not snatch the word of truth from my mouth, for I have put my hope in your laws. NIRV 44 I will always obey your law, for ever and ever. NIV 44 I will always obey your law, for ever and ever. NIRV 45 I will lead a full and happy life, because I've tried to obey your rules. NIV 45 I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts. NIRV 46 I will talk about your covenant laws to kings. I will not be put to shame. NIV 46 I will speak of your statutes before kings and will not be put to shame, NIRV 47 I take delight in obeying your commands because I love them. NIV 47 for I delight in your commands because I love them. NIRV 48 I praise your commands, and I love them. I spend time thinking about your orders. NIV 48 I lift up my hands to your commands, which I love, and I meditate on your decrees. NIRV 49 Remember what you have said to me. You have given me hope. NIV 49 Remember your word to your servant, for you have given me hope. NIRV 50 Even when I suffer, I am comforted because you promised to keep me alive. NIV 50 My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life. NIRV 51 Proud people are always making fun of me. But I don't turn away from your law. NIV 51 The arrogant mock me without restraint, but I do not turn from your law. NIRV 52 Lord, I remember the laws you gave long ago. I find comfort in them. NIV 52 I remember your ancient laws, O LORD, and I find comfort in them. NIRV 53 I am very angry because evil people have turned away from your law. NIV 53 Indignation grips me because of the wicked, who have forsaken your law. NIRV 54 No matter where I live, I sing about your orders. NIV 54 Your decrees are the theme of my song wherever I lodge. NIRV 55 Lord, during the night I remember who you are. That's why I keep your law. NIV 55 In the night I remember your name, O LORD, and I will keep your law. NIRV 56 I have really done my best to obey your rules. NIV 56 This has been my practice: I obey your precepts. NIRV 57 Lord, you are everything I need. I have promised to obey your words. NIV 57 You are my portion, O LORD; I have promised to obey your words. NIRV 58 I have looked to you with all my heart. Be kind to me as you have promised. NIV 58 I have sought your face with all my heart; be gracious to me according to your promise. NIRV 59 I have thought about the way I live. And I have decided to follow your covenant laws. NIV 59 I have considered my ways and have turned my steps to your statutes. NIRV 60 I won't waste any time. I will be quick to obey your commands. NIV 60 I will hasten and not delay to obey your commands. NIRV 61 Evil people may tie me up with ropes. But I won't forget to obey your law. NIV 61 Though the wicked bind me with ropes, I will not forget your law. NIRV 62 At midnight I get up to give you thanks because your decisions are very fair. NIV 62 At midnight I rise to give you thanks for your righteous laws. NIRV 63 I'm a friend to everyone who has respect for you. I'm a friend to everyone who follows your rules. NIV 63 I am a friend to all who fear you, to all who follow your precepts. NIRV 64 Lord, the earth is filled with your love. Teach me your orders. NIV 64 The earth is filled with your love, O LORD; teach me your decrees. NIRV 65 Lord, be good to me as you have promised. NIV 65 Do good to your servant according to your word, O LORD. NIRV 66 Increase my knowledge and give me good sense, because I believe in your commands. NIV 66 Teach me knowledge and good judgment, for I believe in your commands. NIRV 67 Before I went through suffering, I went down the wrong path. But now I obey your word. NIV 67 Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I obey your word. NIRV 68 You are good, and what you do is good. Teach me your orders. NIV 68 You are good, and what you do is good; teach me your decrees. NIRV 69 Proud people have spread lies about me and have taken away my good name. But I follow your rules with all my heart. NIV 69 Though the arrogant have smeared me with lies, I keep your precepts with all my heart. NIRV 70 Their hearts are hard and stubborn. They don't feel anything. But I take delight in your law. NIV 70 Their hearts are callous and unfeeling, but I delight in your law. NIRV 71 It was good for me to suffer. That's what helped me to understand your orders. NIV 71 It was good for me to be afflicted so that I might learn your decrees. NIRV 72 The law you gave is worth more to me than thousands of pieces of silver and gold. NIV 72 The law from your mouth is more precious to me than thousands of pieces of silver and gold. NIRV 73 You made me and formed me with your own hands. Give me understanding so that I can learn your commands. NIV 73 Your hands made me and formed me; give me understanding to learn your commands. NIRV 74 May those who have respect for you be filled with joy when they see me. I have 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. NIRV 75 Lord, I know that your laws are right. You were faithful to your promise when you made me suffer. NIV 75 I know, O LORD, that your laws are righteous, and in faithfulness you have afflicted me. NIRV 76 May your faithful love comfort me as you have promised me. NIV 76 May your unfailing love be my comfort, according to your promise to your servant. NIRV 77 Show me your tender love so that I can live. I take delight in your law. NIV 77 Let your compassion come to me that I may live, for your law is my delight. NIRV 78 Proud people have treated me badly without any reason. May they be put to shame. I will spend time thinking about your rules. NIV 78 May the arrogant be put to shame for wronging me without cause; but I will meditate on your precepts. NIRV 79 May those who have respect for you come to me. Then I can teach them your covenant laws. NIV 79 May those who fear you turn to me, those who understand your statutes. NIRV 80 May my heart be without blame as I follow your orders. Then I won't be put to shame. NIV 80 May my heart be blameless toward your decrees, that I may not be put to shame. NIRV 81 I deeply long for you to save me. I have put my hope in your word. NIV 81 My soul faints with longing for your salvation, but I have put my hope in your word. NIRV 82 My eyes grow tired looking for what you have promised. I say, "When will you comfort me?" NIV 82 My eyes fail, looking for your promise; I say, "When will you comfort me?" NIRV 83 I'm as useless as a wineskin that smoke has dried up. But I don't forget to follow your orders. NIV 83 Though I am like a wineskin in the smoke, I do not forget your decrees. NIRV 84 How long do I have to wait? When will you punish those who attack me? NIV 84 How long must your servant wait? When will you punish my persecutors? NIRV 85 Proud people do what is against your law. They dig pits for me to fall into. NIV 85 The arrogant dig pitfalls for me, contrary to your law. NIRV 86 All of your commands can be trusted. Help me, because people attack me without any reason. NIV 86 All your commands are trustworthy; help me, for men persecute me without cause. NIRV 87 They almost wiped me off the face of the earth. But I have not turned away from your rules. NIV 87 They almost wiped me from the earth, but I have not forsaken your precepts. NIRV 88 Keep me alive, because you love me. Then I will obey the covenant laws you have given. NIV 88 Preserve my life according to your love, and I will obey the statutes of your mouth. NIRV 89 Lord, your word lasts forever. It stands firm in the heavens. NIV 89 Your word, O LORD, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens. NIRV 90 You will be faithful for all time to come. You made the earth, and it continues to exist. NIV 90 Your faithfulness continues through all generations; you established the earth, and it endures. NIRV 91 Your laws continue to this very day, because all things serve you. NIV 91 Your laws endure to this day, for all things serve you. NIRV 92 If I had not taken delight in your law, 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. NIRV 93 I will never forget your rules. You have kept me alive, because I obey them. NIV 93 I will never forget your precepts, for by them you have preserved my life. NIRV 94 Save me, because I belong to you. I've tried to obey your rules. NIV 94 Save me, for I am yours; I have sought out your precepts. NIRV 95 Sinful people are waiting to destroy me. But I will spend time thinking about your covenant laws. NIV 95 The wicked are waiting to destroy me, but I will ponder your statutes. NIRV 96 I've learned that everything has its limits. But your commands are perfect. They are always there when I need them. NIV 96 To all perfection I see a limit; but your commands are boundless. NIRV 97 Lord, I really love your law! All day long I spend time thinking about it. NIV 97 Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long. NIRV 98 Your commands make me wiser than my enemies, because your commands are always in my heart. NIV 98 Your commands make me wiser than my enemies, for they are ever with me. NIRV 99 I know more than all of my teachers do, because I spend time thinking about your covenant laws. NIV 99 I have more insight than all my teachers, for I meditate on your statutes. NIRV 100 I understand more than the elders do, because I obey your rules. NIV 100 I have more understanding than the elders, for I obey your precepts. NIRV 101 I've kept my feet from every path that sinners take so that I might obey your word. NIV 101 I have kept my feet from every evil path so that I might obey your word. NIRV 102 I haven't turned away from your laws, because you yourself have taught me. NIV 102 I have not departed from your laws, for you yourself have taught me. NIRV 103 Your words are very sweet to my taste! They are sweeter than honey to me. NIV 103 How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth! NIRV 104 I gain understanding from your rules. So I hate every path that sinners take. NIV 104 I gain understanding from your precepts; therefore I hate every wrong path. NIRV 105 Your word is like a lamp that shows me the way. It is like a light that guides me. NIV 105 Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. NIRV 106 I have taken an oath. I have promised to follow your laws, because they are right. NIV 106 I have taken an oath and confirmed it, that I will follow your righteous laws. NIRV 107 I have suffered very much. Lord, keep me alive as you have promised. NIV 107 I have suffered much; preserve my life, O LORD, according to your word. NIRV 108 Lord, accept the praise I freely give you. Teach me your laws. NIV 108 Accept, O LORD, the willing praise of my mouth, and teach me your laws. NIRV 109 I keep putting my life in danger. But I won't forget to obey your law. NIV 109 Though I constantly take my life in my hands, I will not forget your law. NIRV 110 Evil people have set a trap for me. But I haven't wandered away from your rules. NIV 110 The wicked have set a snare for me, but I have not strayed from your precepts. NIRV 111 Your covenant laws are your gift to me forever. They fill my heart with joy. NIV 111 Your statutes are my heritage forever; they are the joy of my heart. NIRV 112 I have decided to obey your orders to the very end. NIV 112 My heart is set on keeping your decrees to the very end. NIRV 113 I hate people who can't make up their minds. But I love your law. NIV 113 I hate double-minded men, but I love your law. NIRV 114 You are my place of safety. You are like a shield that keeps me safe. I have put my hope in your word. NIV 114 You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word. NIRV 115 Get away from me, you who do evil! Then I can do what my God commands me to do. NIV 115 Away from me, you evildoers, that I may keep the commands of my God! NIRV 116 Keep me going as you have promised. Then I will live. Don't let me lose all hope. NIV 116 Sustain me according to your promise, and I will live; do not let my hopes be dashed. NIRV 117 Take good care of me, and I will be saved. I will always honor your orders. NIV 117 Uphold me, and I will be delivered; I will always have regard for your decrees. NIRV 118 You turn your back on all those who wander away from your orders. They lie and cheat, but it doesn't amount to anything. NIV 118 You reject all who stray from your decrees, for their deceitfulness is in vain. NIRV 119 You throw away all of the sinners on earth as if they were trash. So I love your covenant laws. NIV 119 All the wicked of the earth you discard like dross; therefore I love your statutes. NIRV 120 My body trembles because I have respect for you. I have great respect for your laws. NIV 120 My flesh trembles in fear of you; I stand in awe of your laws. NIRV 121 I have done what is right and fair. So don't leave me to those who beat me down. NIV 121 I have done what is righteous and just; do not leave me to my oppressors. NIRV 122 Make sure that everything goes well with me. Don't let proud people beat me down. NIV 122 Ensure your servant's well-being; let not the arrogant oppress me. NIRV 123 My eyes grow tired as I look to you to save me. Please save me as you have promised. NIV 123 My eyes fail, looking for your salvation, looking for your righteous promise. NIRV 124 Be good to me, because you love me. Teach me your orders. NIV 124 Deal with your servant according to your love and teach me your decrees. NIRV 125 I serve you. Help me to understand what is right. Then I will understand your covenant laws. NIV 125 I am your servant; give me discernment that I may understand your statutes. NIRV 126 Lord, it's time for you to act. People are breaking your law. NIV 126 It is time for you to act, O LORD; your law is being broken. NIRV 127 I love your commands more than gold. I love them more than pure gold. NIV 127 Because I love your commands more than gold, more than pure gold, NIRV 128 I consider all of your rules to be right. So I hate every path that sinners take. NIV 128 and because I consider all your precepts right, I hate every wrong path. NIRV 129 Your covenant laws are wonderful. So I obey them. NIV 129 Your statutes are wonderful; therefore I obey them. NIRV 130 When your words are made clear, they bring light. They bring understanding to childish people. NIV 130 The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple. NIRV 131 I open my mouth and pant like a dog, because I long to know your commands. NIV 131 I open my mouth and pant, longing for your commands. NIRV 132 Turn to me and show me your favor. That's what you've always done 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. NIRV 133 Teach me how to live as you have promised. Don't let any sin be my master. NIV 133 Direct my footsteps according to your word; let no sin rule over me. NIRV 134 Set me free from men who beat me down. Then I will obey your rules. NIV 134 Redeem me from the oppression of men, that I may obey your precepts. NIRV 135 Let your face smile on me with favor. Teach me your orders. NIV 135 Make your face shine upon your servant and teach me your decrees. NIRV 136 Streams of tears flow from my eyes, because people don't obey your law. NIV 136 Streams of tears flow from my eyes, for your law is not obeyed. NIRV 137 Lord, you do what is fair. And your laws are right. NIV 137 Righteous are you, O LORD, and your laws are right. NIRV 138 The laws you have made are fair. They can be completely trusted. NIV 138 The statutes you have laid down are righteous; they are fully trustworthy. NIRV 139 My anger is wearing me out, because my enemies don't pay any attention to your words. NIV 139 My zeal wears me out, for my enemies ignore your words. NIRV 140 Your promises have proved to be true. I love them. NIV 140 Your promises have been thoroughly tested, and your servant loves them. NIRV 141 I'm not important. People look down on me. But I don't forget to obey your rules. NIV 141 Though I am lowly and despised, I do not forget your precepts. NIRV 142 You always do what is right. And your law is true. NIV 142 Your righteousness is everlasting and your law is true. NIRV 143 I've had my share of trouble and suffering. But I take delight in your commands. NIV 143 Trouble and distress have come upon me, but your commands are my delight. NIRV 144 Your covenant laws are always right. Help me to understand them. Then I will live. NIV 144 Your statutes are forever right; give me understanding that I may live. NIRV 145 Lord, I call out to you with all my heart. Answer me, and I will obey your orders. NIV 145 I call with all my heart; answer me, O LORD, and I will obey your decrees. NIRV 146 I call out to you. Save me, and I will keep your covenant laws. NIV 146 I call out to you; save me and I will keep your statutes. NIRV 147 I get up before the sun rises. I cry out for help. I've put my hope in your word. NIV 147 I rise before dawn and cry for help; I have put my hope in your word. NIRV 148 My eyes stay open all night long. I spend my time thinking about your promises. NIV 148 My eyes stay open through the watches of the night, that I may meditate on your promises. NIRV 149 Listen to me, because you love me. Lord, keep me alive as you have promised. NIV 149 Hear my voice in accordance with your love; preserve my life, O LORD, according to your laws. NIRV 150 Those who think up evil plans are near. They have wandered far away from your law. NIV 150 Those who devise wicked schemes are near, but they are far from your law. NIRV 151 But Lord, you are near. All your commands are true. NIV 151 Yet you are near, O LORD, and all your commands are true. NIRV 152 Long ago I learned from your covenant laws that you made them to last forever. NIV 152 Long ago I learned from your statutes that you established them to last forever. NIRV 153 Look at how I'm suffering! Save me, because I haven't forgotten to obey your law. NIV 153 Look upon my suffering and deliver me, for I have not forgotten your law. NIRV 154 Stand up for me and set me free. Keep me alive as you have promised. NIV 154 Defend my cause and redeem me; preserve my life according to your promise. NIRV 155 Those who are evil are far from being saved. They don't want to obey your orders. NIV 155 Salvation is far from the wicked, for they do not seek out your decrees. NIRV 156 Lord, you have deep concern for me. Keep me alive as you have promised. NIV 156 Your compassion is great, O LORD; preserve my life according to your laws. NIRV 157 Many enemies attack me. But I haven't turned away from your covenant laws. NIV 157 Many are the foes who persecute me, but I have not turned from your statutes. NIRV 158 I get very angry when I see people who aren't faithful to you. They don't obey your word. NIV 158 I look on the faithless with loathing, for they do not obey your word. NIRV 159 See how I love your rules! Lord, keep me alive, because you love me. NIV 159 See how I love your precepts; preserve my life, O LORD, according to your love. NIRV 160 All your words are true. All your laws are right. They last forever. NIV 160 All your words are true; all your righteous laws are eternal. NIRV 161 Rulers attack me without any reason. But my heart trembles because of your word. NIV 161 Rulers persecute me without cause, but my heart trembles at your word. NIRV 162 I'm filled with joy because of your promise. It's like finding a great fortune. NIV 162 I rejoice in your promise like one who finds great spoil. NIRV 163 I hate lies with a deep hatred. But I love your law. NIV 163 I hate and abhor falsehood but I love your law. NIRV 164 Seven times a day I praise you for your laws, because they are right. NIV 164 Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous laws. NIRV 165 Those who love your law enjoy great peace. Nothing can make them trip and fall. NIV 165 Great peace have they who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble. NIRV 166 Lord, I wait for you to save me. I follow your commands. NIV 166 I wait for your salvation, O LORD, and I follow your commands. NIRV 167 I obey your covenant laws, because I love them greatly. NIV 167 I obey your statutes, for I love them greatly. NIRV 168 I obey your rules and your covenant laws, because you know all about how I live. NIV 168 I obey your precepts and your statutes, for all my ways are known to you. NIRV 169 Lord, may you hear my cry. Give me understanding, just as you said you would. NIV 169 May my cry come before you, O LORD; give me understanding according to your word. NIRV 170 May you hear my prayer. Save me, just as you promised. NIV 170 May my supplication come before you; deliver me according to your promise. NIRV 171 May my lips pour out praise to you, because you teach me your orders. NIV 171 May my lips overflow with praise, for you teach me your decrees. NIRV 172 May my tongue sing about your word, because all of your commands are right. NIV 172 May my tongue sing of your word, for all your commands are righteous. NIRV 173 May your hand be ready to help me, because I have chosen to obey your rules. NIV 173 May your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen your precepts. NIRV 174 Lord, I long for you to save me. I take delight in your law. NIV 174 I long for your salvation, O LORD, and your law is my delight. NIRV 175 Let me live so that I can praise you. May your laws keep me going. NIV 175 Let me live that I may praise you, and may your laws sustain me. NIRV 176 Like a lost sheep, I've gone down the wrong path. Come and look for me, because I haven't forgotten to obey your commands. NIV 176 I have strayed like a lost sheep. Seek your servant, for I have not forgotten your commands.