Parallel Bible results for Psalm 119

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Psalm 119

NKJV 1 Blessed are the undefiled in the way, Who walk in the law of the Lord! NIV 1 Blessed are they whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the LORD. NKJV 2 Blessed are those who keep His testimonies, Who seek Him with the whole heart! NIV 2 Blessed are they who keep his statutes and seek him with all their heart. NKJV 3 They also do no iniquity; They walk in His ways. NIV 3 They do nothing wrong; they walk in his ways. NKJV 4 You have commanded us To keep Your precepts diligently. NIV 4 You have laid down precepts that are to be fully obeyed. NKJV 5 Oh, that my ways were directed To keep Your statutes! NIV 5 Oh, that my ways were steadfast in obeying your decrees! NKJV 6 Then I would not be ashamed, When I look into all Your commandments. NIV 6 Then I would not be put to shame when I consider all your commands. NKJV 7 I will praise You with uprightness of heart, When I learn Your righteous judgments. NIV 7 I will praise you with an upright heart as I learn your righteous laws. NKJV 8 I will keep Your statutes; Oh, do not forsake me utterly! NIV 8 I will obey your decrees; do not utterly forsake me. NKJV 9 How can a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed according to Your word. NIV 9 How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word. NKJV 10 With my whole heart I have sought You; Oh, let me not wander from Your commandments! NIV 10 I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands. NKJV 11 Your word I have hidden in my heart, that I might not sin against You! NIV 11 I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you. NKJV 12 Blessed are You, O Lord! Teach me Your statutes! NIV 12 Praise be to you, O LORD; teach me your decrees. NKJV 13 With my lips I have declared All the judgments of Your mouth. NIV 13 With my lips I recount all the laws that come from your mouth. NKJV 14 I have rejoiced in the way of Your testimonies, As much as in all riches. NIV 14 I rejoice in following your statutes as one rejoices in great riches. NKJV 15 I will meditate on Your precepts, And contemplate Your ways. NIV 15 I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways. NKJV 16 I will delight myself in Your statutes; I will not forget Your word. NIV 16 I delight in your decrees; I will not neglect your word. NKJV 17 Deal bountifully with Your servant, That I may live and keep Your word. NIV 17 Do good to your servant, and I will live; I will obey your word. NKJV 18 Open my eyes, that I may see Wondrous things from Your law. NIV 18 Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law. NKJV 19 I am a stranger in the earth; Do not hide Your commandments from me. NIV 19 I am a stranger on earth; do not hide your commands from me. NKJV 20 My soul breaks with longing For Your judgments at all times. NIV 20 My soul is consumed with longing for your laws at all times. NKJV 21 You rebuke the proud--the cursed, Who stray from Your commandments. NIV 21 You rebuke the arrogant, who are cursed and who stray from your commands. NKJV 22 Remove from me reproach and contempt, For I have kept Your testimonies. NIV 22 Remove from me scorn and contempt, for I keep your statutes. NKJV 23 Princes also sit and speak against me, But Your servant meditates on Your statutes. NIV 23 Though rulers sit together and slander me, your servant will meditate on your decrees. NKJV 24 Your testimonies also are my delight And my counselors. NIV 24 Your statutes are my delight; they are my counselors. NKJV 25 My soul clings to the dust; Revive me according to Your word. NIV 25 I am laid low in the dust; preserve my life according to your word. NKJV 26 I have declared my ways, and You answered me; Teach me Your statutes. NIV 26 I recounted my ways and you answered me; teach me your decrees. NKJV 27 Make me understand the way of Your precepts; So shall I meditate on Your wondrous works. NIV 27 Let me understand the teaching of your precepts; then I will meditate on your wonders. NKJV 28 My soul melts from heaviness; Strengthen me according to Your word. NIV 28 My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to your word. NKJV 29 Remove from me the way of lying, And grant me Your law graciously. NIV 29 Keep me from deceitful ways; be gracious to me through your law. NKJV 30 I have chosen the way of truth; Your judgments I have laid before me. NIV 30 I have chosen the way of truth; I have set my heart on your laws. NKJV 31 I cling to Your testimonies; O Lord, do not put me to shame! NIV 31 I hold fast to your statutes, O LORD; do not let me be put to shame. NKJV 32 I will run the course of Your commandments, For You shall enlarge my heart. NIV 32 I run in the path of your commands, for you have set my heart free. NKJV 33 Teach me, O Lord, the way of Your statutes, And I shall keep it to the end. NIV 33 Teach me, O LORD, to follow your decrees; then I will keep them to the end. NKJV 34 Give me understanding, and I shall keep Your law; Indeed, I shall observe it with my whole heart. NIV 34 Give me understanding, and I will keep your law and obey it with all my heart. NKJV 35 Make me walk in the path of Your commandments, For I delight in it. NIV 35 Direct me in the path of your commands, for there I find delight. NKJV 36 Incline my heart to Your testimonies, And not to covetousness. NIV 36 Turn my heart toward your statutes and not toward selfish gain. NKJV 37 Turn away my eyes from looking at worthless things, And revive me in Your way. NIV 37 Turn my eyes away from worthless things; preserve my life according to your word. NKJV 38 Establish Your word to Your servant, Who is devoted to fearing You. NIV 38 Fulfill your promise to your servant, so that you may be feared. NKJV 39 Turn away my reproach which I dread, For Your judgments are good. NIV 39 Take away the disgrace I dread, for your laws are good. NKJV 40 Behold, I long for Your precepts; Revive me in Your righteousness. NIV 40 How I long for your precepts! Preserve my life in your righteousness. NKJV 41 Let Your mercies come also to me, O Lord-- Your salvation according to Your word. NIV 41 May your unfailing love come to me, O LORD, your salvation according to your promise; NKJV 42 So shall I have an answer for him who reproaches me, For I trust in Your word. NIV 42 then I will answer the one who taunts me, for I trust in your word. NKJV 43 And take not the word of truth utterly out of my mouth, For I have hoped in Your ordinances. NIV 43 Do not snatch the word of truth from my mouth, for I have put my hope in your laws. NKJV 44 So shall I keep Your law continually, Forever and ever. NIV 44 I will always obey your law, for ever and ever. NKJV 45 And I will walk at liberty, For I seek Your precepts. NIV 45 I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts. NKJV 46 I will speak of Your testimonies also before kings, And will not be ashamed. NIV 46 I will speak of your statutes before kings and will not be put to shame, NKJV 47 And I will delight myself in Your commandments, Which I love. NIV 47 for I delight in your commands because I love them. NKJV 48 My hands also I will lift up to Your commandments, Which I love, And I will meditate on Your statutes. NIV 48 I lift up my hands to your commands, which I love, and I meditate on your decrees. NKJV 49 Remember the word to Your servant, Upon which You have caused me to hope. NIV 49 Remember your word to your servant, for you have given me hope. NKJV 50 This is my comfort in my affliction, For Your word has given me life. NIV 50 My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life. NKJV 51 The proud have me in great derision, Yet I do not turn aside from Your law. NIV 51 The arrogant mock me without restraint, but I do not turn from your law. NKJV 52 I remembered Your judgments of old, O Lord, And have comforted myself. NIV 52 I remember your ancient laws, O LORD, and I find comfort in them. NKJV 53 Indignation has taken hold of me Because of the wicked, who forsake Your law. NIV 53 Indignation grips me because of the wicked, who have forsaken your law. NKJV 54 Your statutes have been my songs In the house of my pilgrimage. NIV 54 Your decrees are the theme of my song wherever I lodge. NKJV 55 I remember Your name in the night, O Lord, And I keep Your law. NIV 55 In the night I remember your name, O LORD, and I will keep your law. NKJV 56 This has become mine, Because I kept Your precepts. NIV 56 This has been my practice: I obey your precepts. NKJV 57 You are my portion, O Lord; I have said that I would keep Your words. NIV 57 You are my portion, O LORD; I have promised to obey your words. NKJV 58 I entreated Your favor with my whole heart; Be merciful to me according to Your word. NIV 58 I have sought your face with all my heart; be gracious to me according to your promise. NKJV 59 I thought about my ways, And turned my feet to Your testimonies. NIV 59 I have considered my ways and have turned my steps to your statutes. NKJV 60 I made haste, and did not delay To keep Your commandments. NIV 60 I will hasten and not delay to obey your commands. NKJV 61 The cords of the wicked have bound me, But I have not forgotten Your law. NIV 61 Though the wicked bind me with ropes, I will not forget your law. NKJV 62 At midnight I will rise to give thanks to You, Because of Your righteous judgments. NIV 62 At midnight I rise to give you thanks for your righteous laws. NKJV 63 I am a companion of all who fear You, And of those who keep Your precepts. NIV 63 I am a friend to all who fear you, to all who follow your precepts. NKJV 64 The earth, O Lord, is full of Your mercy; Teach me Your statutes. NIV 64 The earth is filled with your love, O LORD; teach me your decrees. NKJV 65 You have dealt well with Your servant, O Lord, according to Your word. NIV 65 Do good to your servant according to your word, O LORD. NKJV 66 Teach me good judgment and knowledge, For I believe Your commandments. NIV 66 Teach me knowledge and good judgment, for I believe in your commands. NKJV 67 Before I was afflicted I went astray, But now I keep Your word. NIV 67 Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I obey your word. NKJV 68 You are good, and do good; Teach me Your statutes. NIV 68 You are good, and what you do is good; teach me your decrees. NKJV 69 The proud have forged a lie against me, But I will keep Your precepts with my whole heart. NIV 69 Though the arrogant have smeared me with lies, I keep your precepts with all my heart. NKJV 70 Their heart is as fat as grease, But I delight in Your law. NIV 70 Their hearts are callous and unfeeling, but I delight in your law. NKJV 71 It is good for me that I have been afflicted, That I may learn Your statutes. NIV 71 It was good for me to be afflicted so that I might learn your decrees. NKJV 72 The law of Your mouth is better to me Than thousands of coins of gold and silver. NIV 72 The law from your mouth is more precious to me than thousands of pieces of silver and gold. NKJV 73 Your hands have made me and fashioned me; Give me understanding, that I may learn Your commandments. NIV 73 Your hands made me and formed me; give me understanding to learn your commands. NKJV 74 Those who fear You will be glad when they see me, Because I have hoped in Your word. NIV 74 May those who fear you rejoice when they see me, for I have put my hope in your word. NKJV 75 I know, O Lord, that Your judgments are right, And that in faithfulness You have afflicted me. NIV 75 I know, O LORD, that your laws are righteous, and in faithfulness you have afflicted me. NKJV 76 Let, I pray, Your merciful kindness be for my comfort, According to Your word to Your servant. NIV 76 May your unfailing love be my comfort, according to your promise to your servant. NKJV 77 Let Your tender mercies come to me, that I may live; For Your law is my delight. NIV 77 Let your compassion come to me that I may live, for your law is my delight. NKJV 78 Let the proud be ashamed, For they treated me wrongfully with falsehood; But I will meditate on Your precepts. NIV 78 May the arrogant be put to shame for wronging me without cause; but I will meditate on your precepts. NKJV 79 Let those who fear You turn to me, Those who know Your testimonies. NIV 79 May those who fear you turn to me, those who understand your statutes. NKJV 80 Let my heart be blameless regarding Your statutes, That I may not be ashamed. NIV 80 May my heart be blameless toward your decrees, that I may not be put to shame. NKJV 81 My soul faints for Your salvation, 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. NKJV 82 My eyes fail from searching Your word, Saying, "When will You comfort me?" NIV 82 My eyes fail, looking for your promise; I say, "When will you comfort me?" NKJV 83 For I have become like a wineskin in smoke, Yet I do not forget Your statutes. NIV 83 Though I am like a wineskin in the smoke, I do not forget your decrees. NKJV 84 How many are the days of Your servant? When will You execute judgment on those who persecute me? NIV 84 How long must your servant wait? When will you punish my persecutors? NKJV 85 The proud have dug pits for me, Which is not according to Your law. NIV 85 The arrogant dig pitfalls for me, contrary to your law. NKJV 86 All Your commandments are faithful; They persecute me wrongfully; Help me! NIV 86 All your commands are trustworthy; help me, for men persecute me without cause. NKJV 87 They almost made an end of me on earth, But I did not forsake Your precepts. NIV 87 They almost wiped me from the earth, but I have not forsaken your precepts. NKJV 88 Revive me according to Your lovingkindness, So that I may keep the testimony of Your mouth. NIV 88 Preserve my life according to your love, and I will obey the statutes of your mouth. NKJV 89 Forever, O Lord, Your word is settled in heaven. NIV 89 Your word, O LORD, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens. NKJV 90 Your faithfulness endures to all generations; You established the earth, and it abides. NIV 90 Your faithfulness continues through all generations; you established the earth, and it endures. NKJV 91 They continue this day according to Your ordinances, For all are Your servants. NIV 91 Your laws endure to this day, for all things serve you. NKJV 92 Unless Your law had been my delight, I would then have perished in my affliction. NIV 92 If your law had not been my delight, I would have perished in my affliction. NKJV 93 I will never forget Your precepts, For by them You have given me life. NIV 93 I will never forget your precepts, for by them you have preserved my life. NKJV 94 I am Yours, save me; For I have sought Your precepts. NIV 94 Save me, for I am yours; I have sought out your precepts. NKJV 95 The wicked wait for me to destroy me, But I will consider Your testimonies. NIV 95 The wicked are waiting to destroy me, but I will ponder your statutes. NKJV 96 I have seen the consummation of all perfection, But Your commandment is exceedingly broad. NIV 96 To all perfection I see a limit; but your commands are boundless. NKJV 97 Oh, how I love Your law! It is my meditation all the day. NIV 97 Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long. NKJV 98 You, through Your commandments, make me wiser than my enemies; For they are ever with me. NIV 98 Your commands make me wiser than my enemies, for they are ever with me. NKJV 99 I have more understanding than all my teachers, For Your testimonies are my meditation. NIV 99 I have more insight than all my teachers, for I meditate on your statutes. NKJV 100 I understand more than the ancients, Because I keep Your precepts. NIV 100 I have more understanding than the elders, for I obey your precepts. NKJV 101 I have restrained my feet from every evil way, That I may keep Your word. NIV 101 I have kept my feet from every evil path so that I might obey your word. NKJV 102 I have not departed from Your judgments, For You Yourself have taught me. NIV 102 I have not departed from your laws, for you yourself have taught me. NKJV 103 How sweet are Your words to my taste, Sweeter than honey to my mouth! NIV 103 How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth! NKJV 104 Through Your precepts I get understanding; Therefore I hate every false way. NIV 104 I gain understanding from your precepts; therefore I hate every wrong path. NKJV 105 Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path. NIV 105 Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. NKJV 106 I have sworn and confirmed That I will keep Your righteous judgments. NIV 106 I have taken an oath and confirmed it, that I will follow your righteous laws. NKJV 107 I am afflicted very much; Revive me, O Lord, according to Your word. NIV 107 I have suffered much; preserve my life, O LORD, according to your word. NKJV 108 Accept, I pray, the freewill offerings of my mouth, O Lord, And teach me Your judgments. NIV 108 Accept, O LORD, the willing praise of my mouth, and teach me your laws. NKJV 109 My life is continually in my hand, Yet I do not forget Your law. NIV 109 Though I constantly take my life in my hands, I will not forget your law. NKJV 110 The wicked have laid a snare for me, Yet I have not strayed from Your precepts. NIV 110 The wicked have set a snare for me, but I have not strayed from your precepts. NKJV 111 Your testimonies I have taken as a heritage forever, For they are the rejoicing of my heart. NIV 111 Your statutes are my heritage forever; they are the joy of my heart. NKJV 112 I have inclined my heart to perform Your statutes Forever, to the very end. NIV 112 My heart is set on keeping your decrees to the very end. NKJV 113 I hate the double-minded, But I love Your law. NIV 113 I hate double-minded men, but I love your law. NKJV 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. NKJV 115 Depart from me, you evildoers, For I will keep the commandments of my God! NIV 115 Away from me, you evildoers, that I may keep the commands of my God! NKJV 116 Uphold me according to Your word, that I may live; And do not let me be ashamed of my hope. NIV 116 Sustain me according to your promise, and I will live; do not let my hopes be dashed. NKJV 117 Hold me up, and I shall be safe, And I shall observe Your statutes continually. NIV 117 Uphold me, and I will be delivered; I will always have regard for your decrees. NKJV 118 You reject all those who stray from Your statutes, For their deceit is falsehood. NIV 118 You reject all who stray from your decrees, for their deceitfulness is in vain. NKJV 119 You put away all the wicked of the earth like dross; Therefore I love Your testimonies. NIV 119 All the wicked of the earth you discard like dross; therefore I love your statutes. NKJV 120 My flesh trembles for fear of You, And I am afraid of Your judgments. NIV 120 My flesh trembles in fear of you; I stand in awe of your laws. NKJV 121 I have done justice and righteousness; Do not leave me to my oppressors. NIV 121 I have done what is righteous and just; do not leave me to my oppressors. NKJV 122 Be surety for Your servant for good; Do not let the proud oppress me. NIV 122 Ensure your servant's well-being; let not the arrogant oppress me. NKJV 123 My eyes fail from seeking Your salvation And Your righteous word. NIV 123 My eyes fail, looking for your salvation, looking for your righteous promise. NKJV 124 Deal with Your servant according to Your mercy, And teach me Your statutes. NIV 124 Deal with your servant according to your love and teach me your decrees. NKJV 125 I am Your servant; Give me understanding, That I may know Your testimonies. NIV 125 I am your servant; give me discernment that I may understand your statutes. NKJV 126 It is time for You to act, O Lord, For they have regarded Your law as void. NIV 126 It is time for you to act, O LORD; your law is being broken. NKJV 127 Therefore I love Your commandments More than gold, yes, than fine gold! NIV 127 Because I love your commands more than gold, more than pure gold, NKJV 128 Therefore all Your precepts concerning all things I consider to be right; I hate every false way. NIV 128 and because I consider all your precepts right, I hate every wrong path. NKJV 129 Your testimonies are wonderful; Therefore my soul keeps them. NIV 129 Your statutes are wonderful; therefore I obey them. NKJV 130 The entrance of Your words gives light; It gives understanding to the simple. NIV 130 The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple. NKJV 131 I opened my mouth and panted, For I longed for Your commandments. NIV 131 I open my mouth and pant, longing for your commands. NKJV 132 Look upon me and be merciful to me, As Your custom is toward 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. NKJV 133 Direct my steps by Your word, And let no iniquity have dominion over me. NIV 133 Direct my footsteps according to your word; let no sin rule over me. NKJV 134 Redeem me from the oppression of man, That I may keep Your precepts. NIV 134 Redeem me from the oppression of men, that I may obey your precepts. NKJV 135 Make Your face shine upon Your servant, And teach me Your statutes. NIV 135 Make your face shine upon your servant and teach me your decrees. NKJV 136 Rivers of water run down from my eyes, Because men do not keep Your law. NIV 136 Streams of tears flow from my eyes, for your law is not obeyed. NKJV 137 Righteous are You, O Lord, And upright are Your judgments. NIV 137 Righteous are you, O LORD, and your laws are right. NKJV 138 Your testimonies, which You have commanded, Are righteous and very faithful. NIV 138 The statutes you have laid down are righteous; they are fully trustworthy. NKJV 139 My zeal has consumed me, Because my enemies have forgotten Your words. NIV 139 My zeal wears me out, for my enemies ignore your words. NKJV 140 Your word is very pure; Therefore Your servant loves it. NIV 140 Your promises have been thoroughly tested, and your servant loves them. NKJV 141 I am small and despised, Yet I do not forget Your precepts. NIV 141 Though I am lowly and despised, I do not forget your precepts. NKJV 142 Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, And Your law is truth. NIV 142 Your righteousness is everlasting and your law is true. NKJV 143 Trouble and anguish have overtaken me, Yet Your commandments are my delights. NIV 143 Trouble and distress have come upon me, but your commands are my delight. NKJV 144 The righteousness of Your testimonies is everlasting; Give me understanding, and I shall live. NIV 144 Your statutes are forever right; give me understanding that I may live. NKJV 145 I cry out with my whole heart; Hear me, O Lord! I will keep Your statutes. NIV 145 I call with all my heart; answer me, O LORD, and I will obey your decrees. NKJV 146 I cry out to You; Save me, and I will keep Your testimonies. NIV 146 I call out to you; save me and I will keep your statutes. NKJV 147 I rise before the dawning of the morning, And cry for help; I hope in Your word. NIV 147 I rise before dawn and cry for help; I have put my hope in your word. NKJV 148 My eyes are awake through the night watches, That I may meditate on Your word. NIV 148 My eyes stay open through the watches of the night, that I may meditate on your promises. NKJV 149 Hear my voice according to Your lovingkindness; O Lord, revive me according to Your justice. NIV 149 Hear my voice in accordance with your love; preserve my life, O LORD, according to your laws. NKJV 150 They draw near who follow after wickedness; They are far from Your law. NIV 150 Those who devise wicked schemes are near, but they are far from your law. NKJV 151 You are near, O Lord, And all Your commandments are truth. NIV 151 Yet you are near, O LORD, and all your commands are true. NKJV 152 Concerning Your testimonies, I have known of old that You have founded them forever. NIV 152 Long ago I learned from your statutes that you established them to last forever. NKJV 153 Consider my affliction and deliver me, For I do not forget Your law. NIV 153 Look upon my suffering and deliver me, for I have not forgotten your law. NKJV 154 Plead my cause and redeem me; Revive me according to Your word. NIV 154 Defend my cause and redeem me; preserve my life according to your promise. NKJV 155 Salvation is far from the wicked, For they do not seek Your statutes. NIV 155 Salvation is far from the wicked, for they do not seek out your decrees. NKJV 156 Great are Your tender mercies, O Lord; Revive me according to Your judgments. NIV 156 Your compassion is great, O LORD; preserve my life according to your laws. NKJV 157 Many are my persecutors and my enemies, Yet I do not turn from Your testimonies. NIV 157 Many are the foes who persecute me, but I have not turned from your statutes. NKJV 158 I see the treacherous, and am disgusted, Because they do not keep Your word. NIV 158 I look on the faithless with loathing, for they do not obey your word. NKJV 159 Consider how I love Your precepts; Revive me, O Lord, according to Your lovingkindness. NIV 159 See how I love your precepts; preserve my life, O LORD, according to your love. NKJV 160 The entirety of Your word is truth, And every one of Your righteous judgments endures forever. NIV 160 All your words are true; all your righteous laws are eternal. NKJV 161 Princes persecute me without a cause, But my heart stands in awe of Your word. NIV 161 Rulers persecute me without cause, but my heart trembles at your word. NKJV 162 I rejoice at Your word As one who finds great treasure. NIV 162 I rejoice in your promise like one who finds great spoil. NKJV 163 I hate and abhor lying, But I love Your law. NIV 163 I hate and abhor falsehood but I love your law. NKJV 164 Seven times a day I praise You, Because of Your righteous judgments. NIV 164 Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous laws. NKJV 165 Great peace have those who love Your law, And nothing causes them to stumble. NIV 165 Great peace have they who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble. NKJV 166 Lord, I hope for Your salvation, And I do Your commandments. NIV 166 I wait for your salvation, O LORD, and I follow your commands. NKJV 167 My soul keeps Your testimonies, And I love them exceedingly. NIV 167 I obey your statutes, for I love them greatly. NKJV 168 I keep Your precepts and Your testimonies, For all my ways are before You. NIV 168 I obey your precepts and your statutes, for all my ways are known to you. NKJV 169 Let my cry come before You, O Lord; Give me understanding according to Your word. NIV 169 May my cry come before you, O LORD; give me understanding according to your word. NKJV 170 Let my supplication come before You; Deliver me according to Your word. NIV 170 May my supplication come before you; deliver me according to your promise. NKJV 171 My lips shall utter praise, For You teach me Your statutes. NIV 171 May my lips overflow with praise, for you teach me your decrees. NKJV 172 My tongue shall speak of Your word, For all Your commandments are righteousness. NIV 172 May my tongue sing of your word, for all your commands are righteous. NKJV 173 Let Your hand become my help, For I have chosen Your precepts. NIV 173 May your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen your precepts. NKJV 174 I long for Your salvation, O Lord, And Your law is my delight. NIV 174 I long for your salvation, O LORD, and your law is my delight. NKJV 175 Let my soul live, and it shall praise You; And let Your judgments help me. NIV 175 Let me live that I may praise you, and may your laws sustain me. NKJV 176 I have gone astray like a lost sheep; Seek Your servant, For I do not forget Your commandments. NIV 176 I have strayed like a lost sheep. Seek your servant, for I have not forgotten your commands.