Psalm 119:35-45 NIV

35 Direct me1 in the path of your commands,2 for there I find delight.3

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36 Turn my heart4 toward your statutes and not toward selfish gain.5

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37 Turn my eyes away from worthless things; preserve my life6 according to your word.a7

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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 promise8 to your servant, so that you may be feared.

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      39 Take away the disgrace9 I dread, for your laws are good.

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      40 How I long10 for your precepts! Preserve my life11 in your righteousness.

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          41 May your unfailing love12 come to me, O LORD, your salvation according to your promise;13

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              42 then I will answer14 the one who taunts me,15 for I trust in your word.

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              43 Do not snatch the word of truth from my mouth,16 for I have put my hope17 in your laws.

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                  44 I will always obey your law,18 for ever and ever.

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                      45 I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts.19

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