Psalm 119:36-46 NIV

36 Turn my heart1 toward your statutes and not toward selfish gain.2

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37 Turn my eyes away from worthless things; preserve my life3 according to your word.a4

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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 promise5 to your servant, so that you may be feared.

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      39 Take away the disgrace6 I dread, for your laws are good.

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      40 How I long7 for your precepts! Preserve my life8 in your righteousness.

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          41 May your unfailing love9 come to me, O LORD, your salvation according to your promise;10

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              42 then I will answer11 the one who taunts me,12 for I trust in your word.

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              43 Do not snatch the word of truth from my mouth,13 for I have put my hope14 in your laws.

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                  44 I will always obey your law,15 for ever and ever.

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                      45 I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts.16

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                          46 I will speak of your statutes before kings17 and will not be put to shame,18

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