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—
      3 they do no wrong but follow his ways.
      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.
          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.
              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.