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Psalm 119

NLT 1 Joyful are people of integrity, who follow the instructions of the . NIV 1 Blessed are they whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the LORD. NLT 2 Joyful are those who obey his laws and search for him with all their hearts. NIV 2 Blessed are they who keep his statutes and seek him with all their heart. NLT 3 They do not compromise with evil, and they walk only in his paths. NIV 3 They do nothing wrong; they walk in his ways. NLT 4 You have charged us to keep your commandments carefully. NIV 4 You have laid down precepts that are to be fully obeyed. NLT 5 Oh, that my actions would consistently reflect your decrees! NIV 5 Oh, that my ways were steadfast in obeying your decrees! NLT 6 Then I will not be ashamed when I compare my life with your commands. NIV 6 Then I would not be put to shame when I consider all your commands. NLT 7 As I learn your righteous regulations, I will thank you by living as I should! NIV 7 I will praise you with an upright heart as I learn your righteous laws. NLT 8 I will obey your decrees. Please don’t give up on me! NIV 8 I will obey your decrees; do not utterly forsake me. NLT 9 How can a young person stay pure? By obeying your word. NIV 9 How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word. NLT 10 I have tried hard to find you— don’t let me wander from your commands. NIV 10 I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands. NLT 11 I have hidden your word 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. NLT 12 I praise you, O ; teach me your decrees. NIV 12 Praise be to you, O LORD; teach me your decrees. NLT 13 I have recited aloud all the regulations you have given us. NIV 13 With my lips I recount all the laws that come from your mouth. NLT 14 I have rejoiced in your laws as much as in riches. NIV 14 I rejoice in following your statutes as one rejoices in great riches. NLT 15 I will study your commandments and reflect on your ways. NIV 15 I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways. NLT 16 I will delight in your decrees and not forget your word. NIV 16 I delight in your decrees; I will not neglect your word. NLT 17 Be good to your servant, that I may live and obey your word. NIV 17 Do good to your servant, and I will live; I will obey your word. NLT 18 Open my eyes to see the wonderful truths in your instructions. NIV 18 Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law. NLT 19 I am only a foreigner in the land. Don’t hide your commands from me! NIV 19 I am a stranger on earth; do not hide your commands from me. NLT 20 I am always overwhelmed with a desire for your regulations. NIV 20 My soul is consumed with longing for your laws at all times. NLT 21 You rebuke the arrogant; those who wander from your commands are cursed. NIV 21 You rebuke the arrogant, who are cursed and who stray from your commands. NLT 22 Don’t let them scorn and insult me, for I have obeyed your laws. NIV 22 Remove from me scorn and contempt, for I keep your statutes. NLT 23 Even princes sit and speak against me, but I will meditate on your decrees. NIV 23 Though rulers sit together and slander me, your servant will meditate on your decrees. NLT 24 Your laws please me; they give me wise advice. NIV 24 Your statutes are my delight; they are my counselors. NLT 25 I lie in the dust; revive me by your word. NIV 25 I am laid low in the dust; preserve my life according to your word. NLT 26 I told you my plans, and you answered. Now teach me your decrees. NIV 26 I recounted my ways and you answered me; teach me your decrees. NLT 27 Help me understand the meaning of your commandments, and I will meditate on your wonderful deeds. NIV 27 Let me understand the teaching of your precepts; then I will meditate on your wonders. NLT 28 I weep with sorrow; encourage me by your word. NIV 28 My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to your word. NLT 29 Keep me from lying to myself; give me the privilege of knowing your instructions. NIV 29 Keep me from deceitful ways; be gracious to me through your law. NLT 30 I have chosen to be faithful; I have determined to live by your regulations. NIV 30 I have chosen the way of truth; I have set my heart on your laws. NLT 31 I cling to your 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. NLT 32 I will pursue your commands, for you expand my understanding. NIV 32 I run in the path of your commands, for you have set my heart free. NLT 33 Teach me your decrees, O ; I will keep them to the end. NIV 33 Teach me, O LORD, to follow your decrees; then I will keep them to the end. NLT 34 Give me understanding and I will obey your instructions; I will put them into practice with all my heart. NIV 34 Give me understanding, and I will keep your law and obey it with all my heart. NLT 35 Make me walk along the path of your commands, for that is where my happiness is found. NIV 35 Direct me in the path of your commands, for there I find delight. NLT 36 Give me an eagerness for your laws rather than a love for money! NIV 36 Turn my heart toward your statutes and not toward selfish gain. NLT 37 Turn my eyes from worthless things, and give me life through your word. NIV 37 Turn my eyes away from worthless things; preserve my life according to your word. NLT 38 Reassure me of your promise, made to those who fear you. NIV 38 Fulfill your promise to your servant, so that you may be feared. NLT 39 Help me abandon my shameful ways; for your regulations are good. NIV 39 Take away the disgrace I dread, for your laws are good. NLT 40 I long to obey your commandments! Renew my life with your goodness. NIV 40 How I long for your precepts! Preserve my life in your righteousness. NLT 41 , give me your unfailing love, the salvation that you promised me. NIV 41 May your unfailing love come to me, O LORD, your salvation according to your promise; NLT 42 Then I can answer those who taunt me, for I trust in your word. NIV 42 then I will answer the one who taunts me, for I trust in your word. NLT 43 Do not snatch your word of truth from me, for your regulations are my only hope. NIV 43 Do not snatch the word of truth from my mouth, for I have put my hope in your laws. NLT 44 I will keep on obeying your instructions forever and ever. NIV 44 I will always obey your law, for ever and ever. NLT 45 I will walk in freedom, for I have devoted myself to your commandments. NIV 45 I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts. NLT 46 I will speak to kings about your laws, and I will not be ashamed. NIV 46 I will speak of your statutes before kings and will not be put to shame, NLT 47 How I delight in your commands! How I love them! NIV 47 for I delight in your commands because I love them. NLT 48 I honor and love your commands. I meditate on your decrees. NIV 48 I lift up my hands to your commands, which I love, and I meditate on your decrees. NLT 49 Remember your promise to me; it is my only hope. NIV 49 Remember your word to your servant, for you have given me hope. NLT 50 Your promise revives me; it comforts me in all my troubles. NIV 50 My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life. NLT 51 The proud hold me in utter contempt, but I do not turn away from your instructions. NIV 51 The arrogant mock me without restraint, but I do not turn from your law. NLT 52 I meditate on your age-old regulations; O , they comfort me. NIV 52 I remember your ancient laws, O LORD, and I find comfort in them. NLT 53 I become furious with the wicked, because they reject your instructions. NIV 53 Indignation grips me because of the wicked, who have forsaken your law. NLT 54 Your decrees have been the theme of my songs wherever I have lived. NIV 54 Your decrees are the theme of my song wherever I lodge. NLT 55 I reflect at night on who you are, O ; therefore, I obey your instructions. NIV 55 In the night I remember your name, O LORD, and I will keep your law. NLT 56 This is how I spend my life: obeying your commandments. NIV 56 This has been my practice: I obey your precepts. NLT 57 , you are mine! I promise to obey your words! NIV 57 You are my portion, O LORD; I have promised to obey your words. NLT 58 With all my heart I want your blessings. Be merciful as you promised. NIV 58 I have sought your face with all my heart; be gracious to me according to your promise. NLT 59 I pondered the direction of my life, and I turned to follow your laws. NIV 59 I have considered my ways and have turned my steps to your statutes. NLT 60 I will hurry, without delay, to obey your commands. NIV 60 I will hasten and not delay to obey your commands. NLT 61 Evil people try to drag me into sin, but I am firmly anchored to your instructions. NIV 61 Though the wicked bind me with ropes, I will not forget your law. NLT 62 I rise at midnight to thank you for your just regulations. NIV 62 At midnight I rise to give you thanks for your righteous laws. NLT 63 I am a friend to anyone who fears you— anyone who obeys your commandments. NIV 63 I am a friend to all who fear you, to all who follow your precepts. NLT 64 O , your unfailing love fills the earth; teach me your decrees. NIV 64 The earth is filled with your love, O LORD; teach me your decrees. NLT 65 You have done many good things for me, , just as you promised. NIV 65 Do good to your servant according to your word, O LORD. NLT 66 I believe in your commands; now teach me good judgment and knowledge. NIV 66 Teach me knowledge and good judgment, for I believe in your commands. NLT 67 I used to wander off until you disciplined me; but now I closely follow your word. NIV 67 Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I obey your word. NLT 68 You are good and do only good; teach me your decrees. NIV 68 You are good, and what you do is good; teach me your decrees. NLT 69 Arrogant people smear me with lies, but in truth I obey your commandments with all my heart. NIV 69 Though the arrogant have smeared me with lies, I keep your precepts with all my heart. NLT 70 Their hearts are dull and stupid, but I delight in your instructions. NIV 70 Their hearts are callous and unfeeling, but I delight in your law. NLT 71 My suffering was good for me, for it taught me to pay attention to your decrees. NIV 71 It was good for me to be afflicted so that I might learn your decrees. NLT 72 Your instructions are more valuable to me than millions in gold and silver. NIV 72 The law from your mouth is more precious to me than thousands of pieces of silver and gold. NLT 73 You made me; you created me. Now give me the sense to follow your commands. NIV 73 Your hands made me and formed me; give me understanding to learn your commands. NLT 74 May all who fear you find in me a cause for joy, for 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. NLT 75 I know, O , that your regulations are fair; you disciplined me because I needed it. NIV 75 I know, O LORD, that your laws are righteous, and in faithfulness you have afflicted me. NLT 76 Now let your unfailing love comfort me, just as you promised me, your servant. NIV 76 May your unfailing love be my comfort, according to your promise to your servant. NLT 77 Surround me with your tender mercies so I may live, for your instructions are my delight. NIV 77 Let your compassion come to me that I may live, for your law is my delight. NLT 78 Bring disgrace upon the arrogant people who lied about me; meanwhile, I will concentrate on your commandments. NIV 78 May the arrogant be put to shame for wronging me without cause; but I will meditate on your precepts. NLT 79 Let me be united with all who fear you, with those who know your laws. NIV 79 May those who fear you turn to me, those who understand your statutes. NLT 80 May I be blameless in keeping your decrees; then I will never be ashamed. NIV 80 May my heart be blameless toward your decrees, that I may not be put to shame. NLT 81 I am worn out waiting for your rescue, but 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. NLT 82 My eyes are straining to see your promises come true. When will you comfort me? NIV 82 My eyes fail, looking for your promise; I say, "When will you comfort me?" NLT 83 I am shriveled like a wineskin in the smoke, but I have not forgotten to obey your decrees. NIV 83 Though I am like a wineskin in the smoke, I do not forget your decrees. NLT 84 How long must I wait? When will you punish those who persecute me? NIV 84 How long must your servant wait? When will you punish my persecutors? NLT 85 These arrogant people who hate your instructions have dug deep pits to trap me. NIV 85 The arrogant dig pitfalls for me, contrary to your law. NLT 86 All your commands are trustworthy. Protect me from those who hunt me down without cause. NIV 86 All your commands are trustworthy; help me, for men persecute me without cause. NLT 87 They almost finished me off, but I refused to abandon your commandments. NIV 87 They almost wiped me from the earth, but I have not forsaken your precepts. NLT 88 In your unfailing love, spare my life; then I can continue to obey your laws. NIV 88 Preserve my life according to your love, and I will obey the statutes of your mouth. NLT 89 Your eternal word, O , stands firm in heaven. NIV 89 Your word, O LORD, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens. NLT 90 Your faithfulness extends to every generation, as enduring as the earth you created. NIV 90 Your faithfulness continues through all generations; you established the earth, and it endures. NLT 91 Your regulations remain true to this day, for everything serves your plans. NIV 91 Your laws endure to this day, for all things serve you. NLT 92 If your instructions hadn’t sustained me with joy, I would have died in my misery. NIV 92 If your law had not been my delight, I would have perished in my affliction. NLT 93 I will never forget your commandments, for by them you give me life. NIV 93 I will never forget your precepts, for by them you have preserved my life. NLT 94 I am yours; rescue me! For I have worked hard at obeying your commandments. NIV 94 Save me, for I am yours; I have sought out your precepts. NLT 95 Though the wicked hide along the way to kill me, I will quietly keep my mind on your laws. NIV 95 The wicked are waiting to destroy me, but I will ponder your statutes. NLT 96 Even perfection has its limits, but your commands have no limit. NIV 96 To all perfection I see a limit; but your commands are boundless. NLT 97 Oh, how I love your instructions! I think about them all day long. NIV 97 Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long. NLT 98 Your commands make me wiser than my enemies, for they are my constant guide. NIV 98 Your commands make me wiser than my enemies, for they are ever with me. NLT 99 Yes, I have more insight than my teachers, for I am always thinking of your laws. NIV 99 I have more insight than all my teachers, for I meditate on your statutes. NLT 100 I am even wiser than my elders, for I have kept your commandments. NIV 100 I have more understanding than the elders, for I obey your precepts. NLT 101 I have refused to walk on any evil path, so that I may remain obedient to your word. NIV 101 I have kept my feet from every evil path so that I might obey your word. NLT 102 I haven’t turned away from your regulations, for you have taught me well. NIV 102 I have not departed from your laws, for you yourself have taught me. NLT 103 How sweet your words taste to me; they are sweeter than honey. NIV 103 How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth! NLT 104 Your commandments give me understanding; no wonder I hate every false way of life. NIV 104 I gain understanding from your precepts; therefore I hate every wrong path. NLT 105 Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path. NIV 105 Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. NLT 106 I’ve promised it once, and I’ll promise it again: I will obey your righteous regulations. NIV 106 I have taken an oath and confirmed it, that I will follow your righteous laws. NLT 107 I have suffered much, O ; restore my life again as you promised. NIV 107 I have suffered much; preserve my life, O LORD, according to your word. NLT 108 , accept my offering of praise, and teach me your regulations. NIV 108 Accept, O LORD, the willing praise of my mouth, and teach me your laws. NLT 109 My life constantly hangs in the balance, but I will not stop obeying your instructions. NIV 109 Though I constantly take my life in my hands, I will not forget your law. NLT 110 The wicked have set their traps for me, but I will not turn from your commandments. NIV 110 The wicked have set a snare for me, but I have not strayed from your precepts. NLT 111 Your laws are my treasure; they are my heart’s delight. NIV 111 Your statutes are my heritage forever; they are the joy of my heart. NLT 112 I am determined to keep your decrees to the very end. NIV 112 My heart is set on keeping your decrees to the very end. NLT 113 I hate those with divided loyalties, but I love your instructions. NIV 113 I hate double-minded men, but I love your law. NLT 114 You are my refuge and my shield; your word is my source of hope. NIV 114 You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word. NLT 115 Get out of my life, you evil-minded people, for I intend to obey the commands of my God. NIV 115 Away from me, you evildoers, that I may keep the commands of my God! NLT 116 , sustain me as you promised, that I may live! Do not let my hope be crushed. NIV 116 Sustain me according to your promise, and I will live; do not let my hopes be dashed. NLT 117 Sustain me, and I will be rescued; then I will meditate continually on your decrees. NIV 117 Uphold me, and I will be delivered; I will always have regard for your decrees. NLT 118 But you have rejected all who stray from your decrees. They are only fooling themselves. NIV 118 You reject all who stray from your decrees, for their deceitfulness is in vain. NLT 119 You skim off the wicked of the earth like scum; no wonder I love to obey your laws! NIV 119 All the wicked of the earth you discard like dross; therefore I love your statutes. NLT 120 I tremble in fear of you; I stand in awe of your regulations. NIV 120 My flesh trembles in fear of you; I stand in awe of your laws. NLT 121 Don’t leave me to the mercy of my enemies, for I have done what is just and right. NIV 121 I have done what is righteous and just; do not leave me to my oppressors. NLT 122 Please guarantee a blessing for me. Don’t let the arrogant oppress me! NIV 122 Ensure your servant's well-being; let not the arrogant oppress me. NLT 123 My eyes strain to see your rescue, to see the truth of your promise fulfilled. NIV 123 My eyes fail, looking for your salvation, looking for your righteous promise. NLT 124 I am your servant; deal with me in unfailing love, and teach me your decrees. NIV 124 Deal with your servant according to your love and teach me your decrees. NLT 125 Give discernment to me, your servant; then I will understand your laws. NIV 125 I am your servant; give me discernment that I may understand your statutes. NLT 126 , it is time for you to act, for these evil people have violated your instructions. NIV 126 It is time for you to act, O LORD; your law is being broken. NLT 127 Truly, I love your commands more than gold, even the finest gold. NIV 127 Because I love your commands more than gold, more than pure gold, NLT 128 Each of your commandments is right. That is why I hate every false way. NIV 128 and because I consider all your precepts right, I hate every wrong path. NLT 129 Your laws are wonderful. No wonder I obey them! NIV 129 Your statutes are wonderful; therefore I obey them. NLT 130 The teaching of your word gives light, so even the simple can understand. NIV 130 The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple. NLT 131 I pant with expectation, longing for your commands. NIV 131 I open my mouth and pant, longing for your commands. NLT 132 Come and show me your mercy, as you do for all who love your name. NIV 132 Turn to me and have mercy on me, as you always do to those who love your name. NLT 133 Guide my steps by your word, so I will not be overcome by evil. NIV 133 Direct my footsteps according to your word; let no sin rule over me. NLT 134 Ransom me from the oppression of evil people; then I can obey your commandments. NIV 134 Redeem me from the oppression of men, that I may obey your precepts. NLT 135 Look upon me with love; teach me your decrees. NIV 135 Make your face shine upon your servant and teach me your decrees. NLT 136 Rivers of tears gush from my eyes because people disobey your instructions. NIV 136 Streams of tears flow from my eyes, for your law is not obeyed. NLT 137 O , you are righteous, and your regulations are fair. NIV 137 Righteous are you, O LORD, and your laws are right. NLT 138 Your laws are perfect and completely trustworthy. NIV 138 The statutes you have laid down are righteous; they are fully trustworthy. NLT 139 I am overwhelmed with indignation, for my enemies have disregarded your words. NIV 139 My zeal wears me out, for my enemies ignore your words. NLT 140 Your promises have been thoroughly tested; that is why I love them so much. NIV 140 Your promises have been thoroughly tested, and your servant loves them. NLT 141 I am insignificant and despised, but I don’t forget your commandments. NIV 141 Though I am lowly and despised, I do not forget your precepts. NLT 142 Your justice is eternal, and your instructions are perfectly true. NIV 142 Your righteousness is everlasting and your law is true. NLT 143 As pressure and stress bear down on me, I find joy in your commands. NIV 143 Trouble and distress have come upon me, but your commands are my delight. NLT 144 Your laws are always right; help me to understand them so I may live. NIV 144 Your statutes are forever right; give me understanding that I may live. NLT 145 I pray with all my heart; answer me, ! I will obey your decrees. NIV 145 I call with all my heart; answer me, O LORD, and I will obey your decrees. NLT 146 I cry out to you; rescue me, that I may obey your laws. NIV 146 I call out to you; save me and I will keep your statutes. NLT 147 I rise early, before the sun is up; I cry out for help and put my hope in your words. NIV 147 I rise before dawn and cry for help; I have put my hope in your word. NLT 148 I stay awake through the night, thinking about your promise. NIV 148 My eyes stay open through the watches of the night, that I may meditate on your promises. NLT 149 In your faithful love, O , hear my cry; let me be revived by following your regulations. NIV 149 Hear my voice in accordance with your love; preserve my life, O LORD, according to your laws. NLT 150 Lawless people are coming to attack me; they live far from your instructions. NIV 150 Those who devise wicked schemes are near, but they are far from your law. NLT 151 But you are near, O , and all your commands are true. NIV 151 Yet you are near, O LORD, and all your commands are true. NLT 152 I have known from my earliest days that your laws will last forever. NIV 152 Long ago I learned from your statutes that you established them to last forever. NLT 153 Look upon my suffering and rescue me, for I have not forgotten your instructions. NIV 153 Look upon my suffering and deliver me, for I have not forgotten your law. NLT 154 Argue my case; take my side! Protect my life as you promised. NIV 154 Defend my cause and redeem me; preserve my life according to your promise. NLT 155 The wicked are far from rescue, for they do not bother with your decrees. NIV 155 Salvation is far from the wicked, for they do not seek out your decrees. NLT 156 , how great is your mercy; let me be revived by following your regulations. NIV 156 Your compassion is great, O LORD; preserve my life according to your laws. NLT 157 Many persecute and trouble me, yet I have not swerved from your laws. NIV 157 Many are the foes who persecute me, but I have not turned from your statutes. NLT 158 Seeing these traitors makes me sick at heart, because they care nothing for your word. NIV 158 I look on the faithless with loathing, for they do not obey your word. NLT 159 See how I love your commandments, . Give back my life because of your unfailing love. NIV 159 See how I love your precepts; preserve my life, O LORD, according to your love. NLT 160 The very essence of your words is truth; all your just regulations will stand forever. NIV 160 All your words are true; all your righteous laws are eternal. NLT 161 Powerful people harass me without cause, but my heart trembles only at your word. NIV 161 Rulers persecute me without cause, but my heart trembles at your word. NLT 162 I rejoice in your word like one who discovers a great treasure. NIV 162 I rejoice in your promise like one who finds great spoil. NLT 163 I hate and abhor all falsehood, but I love your instructions. NIV 163 I hate and abhor falsehood but I love your law. NLT 164 I will praise you seven times a day because all your regulations are just. NIV 164 Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous laws. NLT 165 Those who love your instructions have great peace and do not stumble. NIV 165 Great peace have they who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble. NLT 166 I long for your rescue, , so I have obeyed your commands. NIV 166 I wait for your salvation, O LORD, and I follow your commands. NLT 167 I have obeyed your laws, for I love them very much. NIV 167 I obey your statutes, for I love them greatly. NLT 168 Yes, I obey your commandments and laws because you know everything I do. NIV 168 I obey your precepts and your statutes, for all my ways are known to you. NLT 169 O , listen to my cry; give me the discerning mind you promised. NIV 169 May my cry come before you, O LORD; give me understanding according to your word. NLT 170 Listen to my prayer; rescue me as you promised. NIV 170 May my supplication come before you; deliver me according to your promise. NLT 171 Let praise flow from my lips, for you have taught me your decrees. NIV 171 May my lips overflow with praise, for you teach me your decrees. NLT 172 Let my tongue sing about your word, for all your commands are right. NIV 172 May my tongue sing of your word, for all your commands are righteous. NLT 173 Give me a helping hand, for I have chosen to follow your commandments. NIV 173 May your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen your precepts. NLT 174 O , I have longed for your rescue, and your instructions are my delight. NIV 174 I long for your salvation, O LORD, and your law is my delight. NLT 175 Let me live so I can praise you, and may your regulations help me. NIV 175 Let me live that I may praise you, and may your laws sustain me. NLT 176 I have wandered away like a lost sheep; come and find me, for I have not forgotten your commands. NIV 176 I have strayed like a lost sheep. Seek your servant, for I have not forgotten your commands.