Psalm 119:30-40 NIV

30 I have chosen1 the way of truth;2 I have set my heart3 on your laws.

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31 I hold fast4 to your statutes, O LORD; do not let me be put to shame.

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32 I run in the path of your commands, for you have set my heart free.

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33 Teach me,5 O LORD, to follow your decrees; then I will keep them to the end.

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      34 Give me understanding,6 and I will keep your law7 and obey it with all my heart.8

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          35 Direct me9 in the path of your commands,10 for there I find delight.11

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          36 Turn my heart12 toward your statutes and not toward selfish gain.13

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          37 Turn my eyes away from worthless things; preserve my life14 according to your word.a15

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            • a 119:37 - Two manuscripts of the Masoretic Text and Dead Sea Scrolls; most manuscripts of the Masoretic Text "life in your way"
              38 Fulfill your promise16 to your servant, so that you may be feared.

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              39 Take away the disgrace17 I dread, for your laws are good.

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              40 How I long18 for your precepts! Preserve my life19 in your righteousness.

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