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Psalm 119

WYC 1 Alleluia. [Aleph]. Blessed be men without wem in the way; that go in the law of the Lord. (Alleluia. Happy be they whose lives be without blemish, or without fault; 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. WYC 2 Blessed be they, that seek his witnessings; and seek him in all the heart. (Happy be they who obey his teachings, or his commands; and who seek him, or obey him, with all their heart.) NIV 2 Blessed are they who keep his statutes and seek him with all their heart. WYC 3 For they that work wickedness; went not in his ways. (For they who work wickedness, went not in his ways.) NIV 3 They do nothing wrong; they walk in his ways. WYC 4 Thou hast commanded; that thy behests be kept greatly. (Thou hast commanded, that thy precepts, or thy laws, be diligently kept.) NIV 4 You have laid down precepts that are to be fully obeyed. WYC 5 I would that my ways were (ad)dressed; to keep thy justifyings. (I desire that my ways be directed; so that I can obey thy statutes.) NIV 5 Oh, that my ways were steadfast in obeying your decrees! WYC 6 Then I shall not be shamed; when I shall behold perfectly in(to) all thy behests. (Then I shall not be shamed, if I fix my eyes on thy commandments.) NIV 6 Then I would not be put to shame when I consider all your commands. WYC 7 I shall acknowledge to thee in the (ad)dressing of mine heart; in that that I learned the dooms of thy rightfulnesses. (I shall praise thee with my heart properly directed, when I have learned thy righteous judgements./I shall praise thee with a pure heart, when I have learned thy just decrees.) NIV 7 I will praise you with an upright heart as I learn your righteous laws. WYC 8 I shall keep thy justifyings; forsake thou not me on each side. (I shall obey thy statutes; do not thou abandon me on any side/never desert thou me.) NIV 8 I will obey your decrees; do not utterly forsake me. WYC 9 [Beth]. In what thing amendeth a young waxing man his way? in keeping thy words. (How may a young man correct his way? by obeying thy words, or thy commands.) NIV 9 How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word. WYC 10 In all mine heart I sought thee; put thou me not away from thy behests. (With all my heart I have sought thee; let me not stray from thy commandments.) NIV 10 I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands. WYC 11 In mine heart I hid thy speeches; that I do not sin against thee. (I hid thy words in my heart; so that I will not sin against thee.) NIV 11 I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you. WYC 12 Lord, thou art blessed; teach thou me thy justifyings. (Lord, blessed art thou; teach thou me thy statutes.) NIV 12 Praise be to you, O LORD; teach me your decrees. WYC 13 In my lips I have pronounced; all the dooms of thy mouth. (With my lips I have declared, all the judgements, or the laws, from thy mouth.) NIV 13 With my lips I recount all the laws that come from your mouth. WYC 14 I delighted in the way of thy witnessings; (as much) as in all riches. (I delighted in the way of thy teachings, or thy commands; as much as in great riches.) NIV 14 I rejoice in following your statutes as one rejoices in great riches. WYC 15 I shall be exercised, either busily occupied, in thy behests; and I shall behold thy ways. (I shall think about thy precepts; and I shall study thy ways.) NIV 15 I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways. WYC 16 I shall bethink in thy justifyings; I shall not forget thy words. (I shall delight myself in thy statutes; I shall not forget thy words, or thy commands.) NIV 16 I delight in your decrees; I will not neglect your word. WYC 17 [Gimel]. Yield to thy servant; quicken thou me, and I shall keep thy words. (Grant this to thy servant; that thou let me live, and that I obey thy commands.) NIV 17 Do good to your servant, and I will live; I will obey your word. WYC 18 Lighten thou mine eyes; and I shall behold the marvels of thy law. (Open thou my eyes; and I shall see the marvels, or the wonders, that come forth from thy Law.) NIV 18 Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law. WYC 19 I am a comeling in earth; hide thou not thy behests from me. (I am a newcomer, or a stranger, here on earth; hide thou not thy commandments from me.) NIV 19 I am a stranger on earth; do not hide your commands from me. WYC 20 My soul coveted to desire thy justifyings; in all time. (My soul desireth to know thy judgements; at all times.) NIV 20 My soul is consumed with longing for your laws at all times. WYC 21 Thou blamedest the proud; they be cursed, that bow away from thy behests. (Thou hast rebuked the proud; cursed be they who turn away from thy commandments.) NIV 21 You rebuke the arrogant, who are cursed and who stray from your commands. WYC 22 Do thou away from me shame and despising; for I sought thy witnessings. (Do thou away from me all shame and despising; for I have kept thy commands/for I have obeyed thy laws/for I have followed thy teachings.) NIV 22 Remove from me scorn and contempt, for I keep your statutes. WYC 23 For why princes sat, and spake against me; but thy servant was exercised in thy justifyings. (For the rulers sit, and speak against me; but thy servant studied, and thought about, thy statutes/but thy servant shall study, and shall think about, thy statutes.) NIV 23 Though rulers sit together and slander me, your servant will meditate on your decrees. WYC 24 For why and thy witnessings is my thinking; and my counsel is thy justifyings. (For thy teachings, or thy commands, be my delight; and they be my counsellors.) NIV 24 Your statutes are my delight; they are my counselors. WYC 25 [Daleth]. My soul cleaved to the pavement; quicken thou me by thy word. (My body lieth on the ground/lieth in the dust; grant thou me life according to thy word.) NIV 25 I am laid low in the dust; preserve my life according to your word. WYC 26 I told out my ways, and thou heardest me; teach thou me thy justifyings. (I told thee all that I had done, and thou heardest me/and thou answeredest me; teach thou me thy statutes.) NIV 26 I recounted my ways and you answered me; teach me your decrees. WYC 27 Learn thou me the way of thy justifyings; and I shall be exercised in thy marvels. (Teach thou me the way of thy precepts; and I shall think about thy marvels, or thy wonders.) NIV 27 Let me understand the teaching of your precepts; then I will meditate on your wonders. WYC 28 My soul napped for, or because of, harm; confirm thou me in thy words. (I was harmed/My body was harmed, and could not sleep; strengthen thou me with thy words.) NIV 28 My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to your word. WYC 29 Remove thou from me the way of wickedness; and in thy law have thou mercy on me. (Remove thou me, or keep me away, from the ways of wickedness; and in thy Law have mercy upon me.) NIV 29 Keep me from deceitful ways; be gracious to me through your law. WYC 30 I chose the way of truth; I forgat not thy dooms (I did not forget thy judgements). NIV 30 I have chosen the way of truth; I have set my heart on your laws. WYC 31 Lord, I cleaved to thy witnessings; do not thou shame me. (Lord, I have held fast to thy teachings, or thy commands; do not let me be shamed.) NIV 31 I hold fast to your statutes, O LORD; do not let me be put to shame. WYC 32 I ran the way of thy commandments; when thou alargedest mine heart. (I shall go the way of thy commandments; for thou hast enlarged my heart.) NIV 32 I run in the path of your commands, for you have set my heart free. WYC 33 [He]. Lord, set thou to me a law, the way of thy justifyings; and I shall seek it ever[more]. (Lord, set thou thy Law before me, yea, the way of thy statutes; and I shall follow it forevermore.) NIV 33 Teach me, O LORD, to follow your decrees; then I will keep them to the end. WYC 34 Give thou understanding to me, and I shall seek thy law; and I shall keep it in all mine heart. (Give thou understanding to me, and I shall follow thy Law; yea, I shall obey it with all my heart.) NIV 34 Give me understanding, and I will keep your law and obey it with all my heart. WYC 35 Lead me forth in the path of thy behests; for I would it. (Lead me forth on the path of thy commandments; for I delight in them/for that is what I desire.) NIV 35 Direct me in the path of your commands, for there I find delight. WYC 36 Bow down mine heart into thy witnessings; and not into avarice. (Turn my heart to thy teachings, or thy commands; and not to greed.) NIV 36 Turn my heart toward your statutes and not toward selfish gain. WYC 37 Turn thou away mine eyes, that they see not vanity; quicken thou me in thy way. (Turn thou away my eyes from the empty, and the worthless; grant thou me life in thy way.) NIV 37 Turn my eyes away from worthless things; preserve my life according to your word. WYC 38 Ordain thy speech to thy servant; (who is) in thy dread. (Ordain thy word to thy servant; who feareth thee/who hath reverence for thee.) NIV 38 Fulfill your promise to your servant, so that you may be feared. WYC 39 Cut away my shame, which I supposed; for thy dooms be merry. (Turn away the shame, or the rebuke, which I fear; for thy judgements be good.) NIV 39 Take away the disgrace I dread, for your laws are good. WYC 40 Lo! I coveted thy commandments; quicken thou me in thine equity. (Lo! I desired to obey thy precepts; grant thou me life in thy righteousness.) NIV 40 How I long for your precepts! Preserve my life in your righteousness. WYC 41 [Vau]. And, Lord, thy mercy come [up]on me; thine health come by thy speech. (And, Lord, let thy love come to me; let thy salvation, or thy deliverance, come according to thy word.) NIV 41 May your unfailing love come to me, O LORD, your salvation according to your promise; WYC 42 And I shall answer a word to men saying shame to me; for I hoped in thy words. (And then I shall answer a word to those shaming me; for I put my trust in thy words.) NIV 42 then I will answer the one who taunts me, for I trust in your word. WYC 43 And take thou not away from my mouth the word of truth utterly; for I hoped above in thy dooms. (And never take away the word of truth from my mouth; for I put my hope in thy judgements, or in thy decrees.) NIV 43 Do not snatch the word of truth from my mouth, for I have put my hope in your laws. WYC 44 And I shall keep thy law ever[more]; into the world, and into the world of world. (And I shall obey thy Law forevermore; yea, forever and ever.) NIV 44 I will always obey your law, for ever and ever. WYC 45 And I went in largeness; for I sought thy commandments. (And I shall walk in freedom; for I have sought out thy commandments.) NIV 45 I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts. WYC 46 And I spake of thy witnessings in the sight of kings; and I was not shamed. (And I shall speak of thy teachings, or thy commands, before kings; and I shall not be ashamed.) NIV 46 I will speak of your statutes before kings and will not be put to shame, WYC 47 And I bethought in thy behests; which I loved. (And I delight myself in thy commandments; which I love.) NIV 47 for I delight in your commands because I love them. WYC 48 And I raised mine hands to thy commandments, which I loved; and I shall be exercised in thy justifyings. (And I shall raise up my hands to thy commandments, which I love; and I shall think about thy statutes.) NIV 48 I lift up my hands to your commands, which I love, and I meditate on your decrees. WYC 49 [Zain]. Lord, have thou mind on thy word to thy servant (Lord, remember thy word to thy servant); in which word thou hast given hope to me. NIV 49 Remember your word to your servant, for you have given me hope. WYC 50 This comforted me in my lowness; for thy word quickened me. (This comforted me in my time of trouble; for thy word hath given me life.) NIV 50 My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life. WYC 51 Proud men did wickedly (to me) by all things; but I bowed not away from thy law. (The proud and the boastful have scorned me in all things; but I have not turned away from thy Law.) NIV 51 The arrogant mock me without restraint, but I do not turn from your law. WYC 52 Lord, I was mindful of thy dooms from the world; and I was comforted. (Lord, I remember thy judgements of long ago; and I am comforted.) NIV 52 I remember your ancient laws, O LORD, and I find comfort in them. WYC 53 Failing held me; for sinners forsaking thy law. (Anger taketh hold of me; when I think of the sinners who desert thy Law.) NIV 53 Indignation grips me because of the wicked, who have forsaken your law. WYC 54 Thy justifyings were delightable to me to be sung; in the place of my pilgrimage. (Thy statutes were delightful for me to sing about; here on my pilgrimage.) NIV 54 Your decrees are the theme of my song wherever I lodge. WYC 55 Lord, I had mind of thy name by night; and I kept thy law. (Lord, I remember thy name in the night; and I obey thy Law.) NIV 55 In the night I remember your name, O LORD, and I will keep your law. WYC 56 This thing was made to me; for I sought thy justifyings. (And this is true of me; that I have kept thy precepts/that I have obeyed thy commands.) NIV 56 This has been my practice: I obey your precepts. WYC 57 [Cheth]. Lord, my part; I said to keep thy law. (Lord, thou art my portion; I have said that I would obey thy Law.) NIV 57 You are my portion, O LORD; I have promised to obey your words. WYC 58 I besought thy face in all mine heart; have thou mercy on me by thy speech. (I sought thee out with all my heart; have thou mercy on me according to thy word.) NIV 58 I have sought your face with all my heart; be gracious to me according to your promise. WYC 59 I bethought (on) my ways; and I turned my feet into thy witnessings. (I thought about my ways; and I have turned my feet to follow thy teachings.) NIV 59 I have considered my ways and have turned my steps to your statutes. WYC 60 I am ready, and I am not troubled; to keep thy commandments. (I am ready, and I have not delayed, to obey thy commandments.) NIV 60 I will hasten and not delay to obey your commands. WYC 61 The cords of sinners have embraced me; and I have not forgotten thy law. (The cords of the sinners have entangled me; but I have not forgotten thy Law.) NIV 61 Though the wicked bind me with ropes, I will not forget your law. WYC 62 At midnight, I rose to acknowledge to thee; on the dooms of thy justifyings. (At midnight, I rise to give thee thanks/I rise to give thee praise; for all thy righteous judgements.) NIV 62 At midnight I rise to give you thanks for your righteous laws. WYC 63 I am partner of all that dread thee; and keep thy behests. (I am a partner of all who fear thee/I am a friend of all who revere thee; of all who obey thy precepts.) NIV 63 I am a friend to all who fear you, to all who follow your precepts. WYC 64 Lord, the earth is full of thy mercy; teach thou me thy justifyings. (Lord, the earth is full of thy love; teach thou me thy statutes.) NIV 64 The earth is filled with your love, O LORD; teach me your decrees. WYC 65 [Teth]. Lord, thou hast done goodness with thy servant; by thy word. (Lord, thou hast been kind to thy servant; yea, according to thy word.) NIV 65 Do good to your servant according to your word, O LORD. WYC 66 Teach thou me goodness, and lore, either chastising, and knowing; for I believed to thy behests. (Teach thou me goodness, and knowledge, or discipline; for I trust in thy commandments.) NIV 66 Teach me knowledge and good judgment, for I believe in your commands. WYC 67 Before that I was made meek, I trespassed; therefore I kept thy speech. (Before that I was punished, I trespassed; but thereafter, I have obeyed thy word.) NIV 67 Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I obey your word. WYC 68 Thou art good; and in thy goodness teach thou me thy justifyings. (Thou art good, and thou doest good; teach thou me thy statutes.) NIV 68 You are good, and what you do is good; teach me your decrees. WYC 69 The wickedness of them that be proud, is multiplied on me; but in all mine heart I shall seek thy behests. (The wicked lies of them, who be proud, be multiplied against me; but I shall follow thy precepts with all my heart.) NIV 69 Though the arrogant have smeared me with lies, I keep your precepts with all my heart. WYC 70 The heart of them is crudded, either made hard, as milk; but I bethought (on) thy law. (Their hearts be like curdled milk; but I delight in thy Law.) NIV 70 Their hearts are callous and unfeeling, but I delight in your law. WYC 71 It is good to me, that thou hast made me meek; that I learn thy justifyings. (It was good for me, that thou hast punished me; so that I would learn thy statutes.) NIV 71 It was good for me to be afflicted so that I might learn your decrees. WYC 72 The law (out) of thy mouth is better to me; than thousands of gold and silver. (The Law from thy mouth meaneth more to me/is more valuable to me, than a fortune in gold and silver.) NIV 72 The law from your mouth is more precious to me than thousands of pieces of silver and gold. WYC 73 [Jod]. Thine hands made me, and formed me; give thou understanding to me, that I learn thy behests. (Thy hands made me, and formed me; now give thou me understanding, so that I can learn thy commandments.) NIV 73 Your hands made me and formed me; give me understanding to learn your commands. WYC 74 They that dread thee shall see me, and they shall be glad; for I hoped more on thy words. (They who fear thee/They who revere thee, shall be glad when they see me; for I trust in thy words.) NIV 74 May those who fear you rejoice when they see me, for I have put my hope in your word. WYC 75 Lord, I knew, that thy dooms be equity; and in thy truth thou hast made me meek. (Lord, I know, that thy judgements be just; and that thou hast punished me because of thy faithfulness.) NIV 75 I know, O LORD, that your laws are righteous, and in faithfulness you have afflicted me. WYC 76 Thy mercy be made, that it comfort me; by thy speech to thy servant. (Let thy love comfort me; yea, according to thy word to thy servant.) NIV 76 May your unfailing love be my comfort, according to your promise to your servant. WYC 77 Thy merciful doings come to me, and I shall live; for thy law is my thinking. (Let thy mercy come to me, and then I shall live; for thy Law is my delight.) NIV 77 Let your compassion come to me that I may live, for your law is my delight. WYC 78 They that be proud be shamed, for unjustly they did wickedness against me; but I shall be exercised in thy behests. (Let they who be proud be shamed, for unjustly, or for no reason, they did wickedly against me; but I shall think about thy precepts.) NIV 78 May the arrogant be put to shame for wronging me without cause; but I will meditate on your precepts. WYC 79 They that dread thee be turned to me; and they that know thy witnessings. (Let they who fear thee/Let they who revere thee, turn to me; yea, all who know thy teachings.) NIV 79 May those who fear you turn to me, those who understand your statutes. WYC 80 Mine heart be made unwemmed in thy justifyings; that I be not shamed. (Let my heart obey thy statutes, and be without blemish, or without fault; and so I shall not shamed.) NIV 80 May my heart be blameless toward your decrees, that I may not be put to shame. WYC 81 [Caph]. My soul failed into thine health; and I hoped more in thy word. (My soul fainteth waiting for thy salvation, or thy deliverance; but still I trust in thy word.) NIV 81 My soul faints with longing for your salvation, but I have put my hope in your word. WYC 82 Mine eyes failed into thy speech; saying, When shalt thou comfort me? (My eyes fail waiting for thy word; and so I ask, When shalt thou comfort me?) NIV 82 My eyes fail, looking for your promise; I say, "When will you comfort me?" WYC 83 For I am made as a bouget, (or a bottle,) in frost; (yet) I have not forgotten thy justifyings. (For I am shriveled up, like a wineskin in the smoke; but I have not forgotten thy statutes.) NIV 83 Though I am like a wineskin in the smoke, I do not forget your decrees. WYC 84 How many be the days of thy servant; when thou shalt make doom of them that pursue me? (How many days must thy servant wait? when shalt thou bring judgement upon those who persecute me?) NIV 84 How long must your servant wait? When will you punish my persecutors? WYC 85 Wicked men told to me janglings; but (they be) not as thy law. (The wicked gossiped about me; and they do not obey thy Law.) NIV 85 The arrogant dig pitfalls for me, contrary to your law. WYC 86 All thy commandments be truth; wicked men have pursued me, help thou me. (All thy commandments be faithful/be trustworthy, and shall stand forever; the wicked persecute me, help thou me!) NIV 86 All your commands are trustworthy; help me, for men persecute me without cause. WYC 87 Almost they ended me in [the] earth; but I forsook not thy commandments. (Yea, they almost brought me to an end here on the earth; but I did not forsake thy precepts.) NIV 87 They almost wiped me from the earth, but I have not forsaken your precepts. WYC 88 By thy mercy quicken thou me; and I shall keep the witnessings of thy mouth. (In thy mercy/In thy love, grant thou me life; so that I can obey the teachings from thy mouth.) NIV 88 Preserve my life according to your love, and I will obey the statutes of your mouth. WYC 89 [Lamed]. Lord, thy word dwelleth in heaven; [into] without end. (Lord, thy word remaineth, or liveth, in heaven, forever.) NIV 89 Your word, O LORD, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens. WYC 90 Thy truth dwelleth in generation, and into generation; thou hast founded the earth, and it dwelleth. (Thy faithfulness remaineth for all generations; thou hast founded the earth, and it still remaineth.) NIV 90 Your faithfulness continues through all generations; you established the earth, and it endures. WYC 91 The day lasteth continually by thy ordinance(s); for all things serve to thee. (All things continue to this day according to thy ordinances; for all things serve thee./Thy ordinances, or thy decrees, continue to this day; for all things serve thee.) NIV 91 Your laws endure to this day, for all things serve you. WYC 92 But for thy law was my thinking; then peradventure I had perished in my lowness. (If thy Law had not been my delight; then I would have perished in my time of trouble.) NIV 92 If your law had not been my delight, I would have perished in my affliction. WYC 93 [Into] Without end I shall not forget thy justifyings; for in those thou hast quickened me. (I shall never forget thy precepts; for through them thou hast given me life.) NIV 93 I will never forget your precepts, for by them you have preserved my life. WYC 94 I am thine, make thou me safe; for I have sought thy justifyings. (I am thine, save thou me; for I have sought out thy precepts.) NIV 94 Save me, for I am yours; I have sought out your precepts. WYC 95 Sinners abode me, for to lose me; I understood thy witnessings. (The sinners have waited for me, to destroy me; but I shall think about thy teachings.) NIV 95 The wicked are waiting to destroy me, but I will ponder your statutes. WYC 96 I saw the end of all end; thy commandment is full large. (I have seen the end of the end/I have seen that all things must end; but thy commandment shall go on forever.) NIV 96 To all perfection I see a limit; but your commands are boundless. WYC 97 [Mem]. Lord, how loved I thy law; all day it is my thinking. (Lord, how I love thy Law! I think about it all day long.) NIV 97 Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long. WYC 98 Above mine enemies thou madest me prudent by thy commandment; for it is to me [into] without end. (By thy commandments, thou hast made me more prudent than all my enemies; for thy commandments shall be with me forever.) NIV 98 Your commands make me wiser than my enemies, for they are ever with me. WYC 99 I understood over all men teaching me; for thy witnessings is my thinking. (I have more understanding than all those who teach me; because I think about thy teachings.) NIV 99 I have more insight than all my teachers, for I meditate on your statutes. WYC 100 I understood above eld men; for I sought thy commandments. (I have more understanding than the old men, that is, the elders; because I have kept thy precepts.) NIV 100 I have more understanding than the elders, for I obey your precepts. WYC 101 I forbade my feet from all evil way; that I keep thy words (so that I obey thy commands). NIV 101 I have kept my feet from every evil path so that I might obey your word. WYC 102 I bowed not from thy dooms; for thou hast set law to me. (I turned not away from thy judgements; for thou thyself hast taught me.) NIV 102 I have not departed from your laws, for you yourself have taught me. WYC 103 Thy speeches be full sweet to my cheeks; above honey to my mouth. (Thy words be exceedingly sweet to my taste; yea, sweeter in my mouth than honey.) NIV 103 How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth! WYC 104 I understood of thy behests; therefore I hated all the ways of wickedness. (I gained understanding through thy precepts; and now I hate all wicked ways.) NIV 104 I gain understanding from your precepts; therefore I hate every wrong path. WYC 105 [Nun]. Thy word is a lantern to my feet; and (a) light to my paths. NIV 105 Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. WYC 106 I swore, and purposed steadfastly; to keep the dooms of thy rightfulness. (I swore, and steadfastly purposed, to obey thy righteous judgements.) NIV 106 I have taken an oath and confirmed it, that I will follow your righteous laws. WYC 107 I am made low by all things; Lord, quicken thou me by thy word. (I am brought down so very low, that is, I am greatly afflicted; Lord, grant thou me life according to thy word.) NIV 107 I have suffered much; preserve my life, O LORD, according to your word. WYC 108 Lord, make thou well pleasing the willful things of my mouth; and teach thou me thy dooms. (Lord, accept thou the willing offerings, or the tributes, from my mouth; and teach thou me thy judgements.) NIV 108 Accept, O LORD, the willing praise of my mouth, and teach me your laws. WYC 109 My soul is ever[more] in mine hands; and I forgat not thy law. (My life is in my hands forevermore/My life is always in my hands; yet I never forget thy Law.) NIV 109 Though I constantly take my life in my hands, I will not forget your law. WYC 110 Sinners setted a snare to me; and I erred not from thy commandments. (Sinners set a snare for me; but I did not stray from thy precepts.) NIV 110 The wicked have set a snare for me, but I have not strayed from your precepts. WYC 111 I purchased thy witnessings by heritage [into] without end; for those be the full joying of mine heart. (Thy teachings be my inheritance forever; yea, they be the full out joy of my heart.) NIV 111 Your statutes are my heritage forever; they are the joy of my heart. WYC 112 I bowed mine heart to do thy justifyings [into] without end; for reward. (I committed my heart to follow thy statutes; for they be my reward forever/for they shall be my reward until the day I die.) NIV 112 My heart is set on keeping your decrees to the very end. WYC 113 [Samech]. I hated wicked men; and I loved thy law. (I hate the wicked; but I love thy Law.) NIV 113 I hate double-minded men, but I love your law. WYC 114 Thou art mine helper, and mine up-taker; and I hoped more in thy word. (Thou art my helper, and my defender; I put my hope in thy word.) NIV 114 You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word. WYC 115 Ye wicked men, bow away from me; and I shall seek the commandments of my God. (All ye wicked people, go away from me; so that I can obey my God's commandments.) NIV 115 Away from me, you evildoers, that I may keep the commands of my God! WYC 116 Up-take thou me by thy word, and I shall live; and shame thou not me for mine abiding. (Lift up thou me/Strengthen thou me according to thy word, so that I may live; and do not let me be shamed for trusting in thee.) NIV 116 Sustain me according to your promise, and I will live; do not let my hopes be dashed. WYC 117 Help thou me, and I shall be safe; and I shall bethink ever[more] in thy justifyings. (Help thou me, and I shall be saved; and I shall think about thy statutes forevermore.) NIV 117 Uphold me, and I will be delivered; I will always have regard for your decrees. WYC 118 Thou hast forsaken all men going away from thy dooms; for the thought of them is unjust. (Thou hast abandoned all who stray, or who go away, from thy statutes; for their thoughts be not just, or proper.) NIV 118 You reject all who stray from your decrees, for their deceitfulness is in vain. WYC 119 I areckoned all the sinners of earth (to be) breakers of the law; therefore I loved thy witnessings. (Thou reckonest all the wicked of the earth to be but drit, or dirt; and so I love thy teachings.) NIV 119 All the wicked of the earth you discard like dross; therefore I love your statutes. WYC 120 Nail thou my flesh with thy dread; for I dreaded of thy dooms. (My flesh shaketh in fear of thee; because I fear thy judgements/because I revere thy justice.) NIV 120 My flesh trembles in fear of you; I stand in awe of your laws. WYC 121 [Ain]. I did doom and rightwiseness; betake thou not me to them that falsely challenge me. (I did what is just and right; so do not thou deliver me up to those who will oppress me.) NIV 121 I have done what is righteous and just; do not leave me to my oppressors. WYC 122 Take up thy servant into goodness; they that be proud challenge not me. (Yea, protect thy servant; let not those who be proud oppress me.) NIV 122 Ensure your servant's well-being; let not the arrogant oppress me. WYC 123 Mine eyes failed into thine health; and into the speech of thy rightfulness. (My eyes fail looking for thy salvation, or for thy deliverance; and for the word of thy righteousness.) NIV 123 My eyes fail, looking for your salvation, looking for your righteous promise. WYC 124 Do thou with thy servant after thy mercy; and teach thou me thy justifyings. (Do thou with thy servant according to thy love; and teach thou me thy statutes.) NIV 124 Deal with your servant according to your love and teach me your decrees. WYC 125 I am thy servant; give thou understanding to me, that I know thy witnessings (so that I can know thy teachings). NIV 125 I am your servant; give me discernment that I may understand your statutes. WYC 126 Lord, it is time to do; they have destroyed thy law. (Lord, it is time to act; for they have destroyed thy Law.) NIV 126 It is time for you to act, O LORD; your law is being broken. WYC 127 Therefore I loved thy commandments; more than gold and topaz. (Truly I love thy commandments; yea, more than gold and topaz.) NIV 127 Because I love your commands more than gold, more than pure gold, WYC 128 Therefore I was (ad)dressed to all thy behests; I hated all wicked way. (And so I am directed, or guided, by all thy precepts; and I hate all wicked ways.) NIV 128 and because I consider all your precepts right, I hate every wrong path. WYC 129 [Pe]. Lord, thy witnessings be wonderful; therefore my soul sought those. (Lord, thy teachings be wonderful; and so my soul gladly keepeth them/and so I gladly obey them.) NIV 129 Your statutes are wonderful; therefore I obey them. WYC 130 Declaring of thy words lighteneth; and it giveth understanding to meek men. (The declaring, or the exposition, of thy words bringeth light, or enlightenment; and it giveth understanding even to the simple, or the untaught.) NIV 130 The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple. WYC 131 I opened my mouth, and drew the spirit (and drew my breath, yea, I panted); for I desired thy commandments. NIV 131 I open my mouth and pant, longing for your commands. WYC 132 Behold thou on me, and have mercy on me; by the doom of them that love thy name. (Look thou upon me, and have mercy on me; as thou hast decreed thou shalt do, for those who love thy name.) NIV 132 Turn to me and have mercy on me, as you always do to those who love your name. WYC 133 (Ad)dress thou my goings by thy speech; that all unrightfulness have not lordship on me. (Direct thou my ways according to thy word; and do not let any unrighteousness have lordship, or rule, over me.) NIV 133 Direct my footsteps according to your word; let no sin rule over me. WYC 134 Again-buy thou me from the false challenges of men; that I keep thy behests. (Save thou me from those who would oppress me; so that I can obey thy precepts.) NIV 134 Redeem me from the oppression of men, that I may obey your precepts. WYC 135 Lighten thy face on thy servant; and teach thou me thy justifyings. (Let thy face shine upon thy servant; and teach thou me thy statutes.) NIV 135 Make your face shine upon your servant and teach me your decrees. WYC 136 Mine eyes led forth the outgoings of waters; for they kept not thy law. (My eyes stream with tears; because of those who do not obey thy Law.) NIV 136 Streams of tears flow from my eyes, for your law is not obeyed. WYC 137 [Tzaddi]. Lord, thou art just; and thy doom is rightful. (Lord, thou art just; and thy judgements, or thy decrees, be righteous.) NIV 137 Righteous are you, O LORD, and your laws are right. WYC 138 Thou hast commanded rightfulness, thy witnessings; and thy truth greatly to be kept. (The teachings that thou hast commanded be right, and true; and greatly to be obeyed.) NIV 138 The statutes you have laid down are righteous; they are fully trustworthy. WYC 139 My fervent love made me to be melted, either languished; for mine enemies forgat thy words. (My fervent love for thee made me feel greatly distressed; because my enemies did not obey thy words.) NIV 139 My zeal wears me out, for my enemies ignore your words. WYC 140 Thy speech is set afire; and thy servant loved it. (Thy word is tried by fire; and thy servant loveth it.) NIV 140 Your promises have been thoroughly tested, and your servant loves them. WYC 141 I am young, and despised; I forgat not thy justifyings. (I am young and despised; but I do not forget thy precepts.) NIV 141 Though I am lowly and despised, I do not forget your precepts. WYC 142 Lord, thy rightfulness is rightfulness [into] without end; and thy law is truth. (Lord, thy righteousness is righteousness forever; and thy Law is true forever/and thy Law is the truth forever.) NIV 142 Your righteousness is everlasting and your law is true. WYC 143 Tribulation and anguish have found me; thy behests is my thinking. (Though trouble and anguish have found me; thy commandments still be my delight.) NIV 143 Trouble and distress have come upon me, but your commands are my delight. WYC 144 Thy witnessings is equity [into] without end (Thy teachings be just forever); give thou understanding to me, and I shall live. NIV 144 Your statutes are forever right; give me understanding that I may live. WYC 145 [Koph]. I cried in all mine heart, Lord, hear thou me; I shall seek thy justifyings. (I cried with all my heart, O Lord, please answer me; for I shall follow thy statutes.) NIV 145 I call with all my heart; answer me, O LORD, and I will obey your decrees. WYC 146 I cried to thee, make thou me safe; that I keep thy commandments. (I cried to thee, save thou me; so that I can keep thy commandments/and I shall obey thy commandments.) NIV 146 I call out to you; save me and I will keep your statutes. WYC 147 I before came in ripeness, and I cried; I hoped above on thy words. (I came before thee in the morning; I have great hope in thy words.) NIV 147 I rise before dawn and cry for help; I have put my hope in your word. WYC 148 Mine eyes before came to thee full early; that I should bethink (on) thy speeches. (My eyes be open through the night/I lie awake all night; so that I can think about thy words.) NIV 148 My eyes stay open through the watches of the night, that I may meditate on your promises. WYC 149 Lord, hear thou my voice by thy mercy; and quicken thou me by thy doom. (Lord, hear thou me in thy mercy; and grant thou me life according to thy judgement./Lord, hear thou me in thy love; and grant thou me life by thy decree.) NIV 149 Hear my voice in accordance with your love; preserve my life, O LORD, according to your laws. WYC 150 They that pursue me nighed to wickedness; forsooth they be made far from thy law. (They who pursue me approach near to wickedness; and they be made far from thy Law./They who wickedly pursue me come near to me; but they be made far from thy Law.) NIV 150 Those who devise wicked schemes are near, but they are far from your law. WYC 151 Lord, thou art nigh; and all thy ways be truth. (Lord, thou art near; and all thy commandments be true.) NIV 151 Yet you are near, O LORD, and all your commands are true. WYC 152 In the beginning I knew of thy witnessings; for thou hast founded those [into] without end. (Long ago I knew of thy teachings; for thou hast founded them to last forever.) NIV 152 Long ago I learned from your statutes that you established them to last forever. WYC 153 [Resh]. See thou my meekness, and deliver thou me; for I forgat not thy law. (See thou my troubles, and save thou me; for I have not forgotten thy Law.) NIV 153 Look upon my suffering and deliver me, for I have not forgotten your law. WYC 154 Deem thou my doom, and again-buy thou me; quicken me for thy speech. (Judge thou my case, and buy thou me back, that is, rescue me; yea, grant thou me life according to thy word, or thy promise.) NIV 154 Defend my cause and redeem me; preserve my life according to your promise. WYC 155 Health is far from sinners; for they sought not thy justifyings. (Salvation is far from sinners; for they did not search out thy statutes/for they do not obey thy laws.) NIV 155 Salvation is far from the wicked, for they do not seek out your decrees. WYC 156 Lord, thy mercies be many; quicken thou me by thy doom. (Lord, thy constant love is great; grant thou me life according to thy judgement./Lord, thy mercy is great; grant thou me life by thy decree.) NIV 156 Your compassion is great, O LORD; preserve my life according to your laws. WYC 157 They be many that pursue me, and do tribulation to me; I bowed not away from thy witnessings. (There be many who persecute me, and give me trouble; but I have not turned away from thy teachings.) NIV 157 Many are the foes who persecute me, but I have not turned from your statutes. WYC 158 I saw breakers of the law, and I was melted, either languished; for they kept not thy speeches. (I saw the law-breakers, and I was greatly distressed; for they did not obey thy words, or thy commands.) NIV 158 I look on the faithless with loathing, for they do not obey your word. WYC 159 Lord, see thou, for I loved thy commandments; quicken thou me in thy mercy. (Lord, see thou, how I love thy precepts; grant thou me life according to thy love.) NIV 159 See how I love your precepts; preserve my life, O LORD, according to your love. WYC 160 The beginning of thy word is truth; all the dooms of thy rightwiseness be [into] without end. (The beginning of thy word is truth; and all thy righteous judgements be forever.) NIV 160 All your words are true; all your righteous laws are eternal. WYC 161 [Schin]. Princes pursued me without cause; and my heart dreaded of thy words. (The rulers persecuted me for no reason; but my heart is in awe of thy words.) NIV 161 Rulers persecute me without cause, but my heart trembles at your word. WYC 162 I shall be glad on thy speeches; as he that findeth many spoils. (I shall be glad, or rejoice, in thy words; yea, like he who findeth much prey.) NIV 162 I rejoice in your promise like one who finds great spoil. WYC 163 I hated and loathed wickedness; forsooth I loved thy law. (I hate and loathe all lies; but I love thy Law.) NIV 163 I hate and abhor falsehood but I love your law. WYC 164 I said praisings to thee seven times in the day; on the dooms of thy rightfulness. (Seven times a day I praise thee; for thy righteous judgements/for thy rightful decrees.) NIV 164 Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous laws. WYC 165 Much peace is to them that love thy law; and no cause of stumbling is to them. (There is much peace for those who love thy Law; and they have no reason to slip, or to stumble.) NIV 165 Great peace have they who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble. WYC 166 Lord, I abode thine health; and I loved thy behests. (Lord, I wait for thy salvation, or thy deliverance; and I follow thy commandments.) NIV 166 I wait for your salvation, O LORD, and I follow your commands. WYC 167 My soul kept thy witnessings; and loved those greatly. (I obey thy teachings; and I love them so very much.) NIV 167 I obey your statutes, for I love them greatly. WYC 168 I kept thy commandments, and thy witnessings; for all my ways be in thy sight. (I obey thy precepts, and thy teachings; and all my ways be before thee.) NIV 168 I obey your precepts and your statutes, for all my ways are known to you. WYC 169 [Tau]. Lord, my beseeching come nigh in thy sight; by thy speech give thou understanding to me. (Lord, let my plea come before thee; give thou me understanding of thy word/give thou me understanding according to thy word.) NIV 169 May my cry come before you, O LORD; give me understanding according to your word. WYC 170 Mine asking enter into thy sight; by thy speech deliver thou me. (Let my asking come before thee; save thou me according to thy word.) NIV 170 May my supplication come before you; deliver me according to your promise. WYC 171 My lips shall tell out an hymn; when thou hast taught me thy justifyings. (My lips shall tell out thy praises/My lips shall praise thee; because thou hast taught me thy statutes.) NIV 171 May my lips overflow with praise, for you teach me your decrees. WYC 172 My tongue shall pronounce thy speech; for why all thy commandments be equity. (My tongue shall tell out thy word; for all thy commandments be just, or fair.) NIV 172 May my tongue sing of your word, for all your commands are righteous. WYC 173 Thine hand be made, that it save me; for I have chosen thy behests. (Let thy hand swiftly save me; for I have chosen thy precepts.) NIV 173 May your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen your precepts. WYC 174 Lord, I coveted thine health; and thy law is my thinking. (Lord, I desire thy salvation, or thy deliverance; and thy Law is my delight.) NIV 174 I long for your salvation, O LORD, and your law is my delight. WYC 175 My soul shall live, and it shall praise thee; and thy dooms shall help me. (Let me live, and I shall praise thee; and let thy judgements help me/and let thy decrees guide me.) NIV 175 Let me live that I may praise you, and may your laws sustain me. WYC 176 I erred as a sheep that perished; Lord, seek thy servant, for I forgat not thy commandments. (I have wandered about like a lost sheep; Lord, search for thy servant, for I have not forgotten thy commandments.) NIV 176 I have strayed like a lost sheep. Seek your servant, for I have not forgotten your commands.