1 aBlessed are those whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the LORD.

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    • ŷ 119:1 - This psalm is an acrostic poem, the stanzas of which begin with successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet; moreover, the verses of each stanza begin with the same letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
      2 Blessed are those who keep his statutes and seek him with all their heart—

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      3 they do no wrong but follow his ways.

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      4 You have laid down precepts that are to be fully obeyed.

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          5 Oh, that my ways were steadfast in obeying your decrees!

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          6 Then I would not be put to shame when I consider all your commands.

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              7 I will praise you with an upright heart as I learn your righteous laws.

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              8 I will obey your decrees; do not utterly forsake me.

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              9 How can a young person stay on the path of purity? By living according to your word.

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                  10 I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands.

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                      11 I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you.

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                      12 Praise be to you, LORD; teach me your decrees.

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                      13 With my lips I recount all the laws that come from your mouth.

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                      14 I rejoice in following your statutes as one rejoices in great riches.

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                          15 I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways.

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                              16 I delight in your decrees; I will not neglect your word.

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                              17 Be good to your servant while I live, that I may obey your word.

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                              18 Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law.
                              19 I am a stranger on earth; do not hide your commands from me.

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                              20 My soul is consumed with longing for your laws at all times.

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                              21 You rebuke the arrogant, who are accursed, those who stray from your commands.

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                              22 Remove from me their scorn and contempt, for I keep your statutes.

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                              23 Though rulers sit together and slander me, your servant will meditate on your decrees.
                              24 Your statutes are my delight; they are my counselors.