Your word, LORD, stands firm in heaven forever!
Your faithfulness extends from one generation to the next! You set the earth firmly in place, and it is still there.
Your rules endure to this day because everything serves you.
If your Instruction hadn't been my delight, I would have died because of my suffering.
I will never forget your precepts because through them you gave me life again.
I'm yours—save me because I've pursued your precepts!
The wicked wait for me, wanting to kill me, but I'm studying your laws.
I've seen that everything, no matter how perfect, has a limit, but your commandment is boundless.
I love your Instruction! I think about it constantly.
Your commandment makes me wiser than my enemies because it is always with me.
I have greater insight than all my teachers because I contemplate your laws.
I have more understanding than the elders because I guard your precepts.
I haven't set my feet on any evil path so I can make sure to keep your word.
I haven't deviated from any of your rules because you are the one who has taught me.
Your word is so pleasing to my taste buds— it's sweeter than honey in my mouth!
I'm studying your precepts— that's why I hate every false path.
Your word is a lamp before my feet and a light for my journey.
I have sworn, and I fully mean it: I will keep your righteous rules.
I have been suffering so much— LORD, make me live again according to your promise.
Please, LORD, accept my spontaneous gifts of praise. Teach me your rules!
Though my life is constantly in danger, I won't forget your Instruction.
Though the wicked have set a trap for me, I won't stray from your precepts.
Your laws are my possession forever because they are my heart's joy.
I have decided to keep your statutes forever, every last one.
I hate fickle people, but I love your Instruction.
You are my shelter and my shield— I wait for your promise.
Get away from me, you evildoers; I want to guard my God's commandments!
Sustain me according to your word so I can live! Don't let me be put to shame because of hope.
Support me so I can be saved and so I can focus constantly on your statutes.
You discard everyone who strays from your statutes because they are dishonest and false.
You dispose of all the wicked people on earth like waste— that's why I love your laws.
My body shudders because I fear you; I'm in awe of your rules.
I've done what is just and right. Don't just hand me over to my oppressors.
Guarantee good things for your servant. Please don't let the arrogant oppress me.
My eyes are worn out looking for your saving help— looking for your word that will set things right.
Act toward your servant according to your faithful love. Teach me your statutes!
I'm your servant! Help me understand so I can know your laws.
It is time for the LORD to do something! Your Instruction has been broken.
But I love your commandments more than gold, even more than pure gold.
That's why I walk straight by every single one of your precepts. That's why I hate every false path.
Your laws are wonderful! That's why I guard them.
Access to your words gives light, giving simple folk understanding.
I open my mouth up wide, panting, because I long for your commandments.
Come back to me and have mercy on me; that's only right for those who love your name.
Keep my steps steady by your word; don't let any sin rule me.
Redeem me from the people who oppress me so I can keep your precepts.
Shine your face on your servant, and teach me your statutes.
Rivers of tears stream from my eyes because your Instruction isn't being kept.
LORD, you are righteous, and your rules are right.
The laws you commanded are righteous, completely trustworthy.
Anger consumes me because my enemies have forgotten what you've said.
Your word has been tried and tested; your servant loves your word!
I'm insignificant and unpopular, but I don't forget your precepts.
Your righteousness lasts forever! Your Instruction is true!
Stress and strain have caught up with me, but your commandments are my joy!
Your laws are righteous forever. Help me understand so I can live!
I cry out with all my heart: "LORD, answer me so I can guard your statutes!"
I cry out to you, "Save me so I can keep your laws!"
I meet the predawn light and cry for help. I wait for your promise.
My eyes encounter each hour of the night as I think about your word.
Listen to my voice, according to your faithful love. LORD, make me live again, according to your justice.
The people who love to plot wicked schemes are nearby, but they are so far from your Instruction!
But you, LORD, are nearby too, and all your commandments are true.
Long ago I learned from your laws that you had established them forever.
Look at my suffering and deliver me because I haven't forgotten your Instruction.
Argue my case and redeem me. Make me live again by your word.
Salvation is far from the wicked because they haven't pursued your statutes.
You have so much compassion, LORD— make me live again, according to your rules.
My oppressors and enemies are many, but I haven't turned away from your laws.
I look on the faithless, and I am disgusted because they haven't kept your word.
Look at how much I love your precepts. Make me live again, LORD, according to your faithful love!
The first thing to know about your word is that it is true and that all your righteous rules last forever.
Rulers oppress me without cause, but my heart honors what you've said.
I'm overjoyed at your word, like someone who finds great treasure.
I hate, I absolutely despise, what is false, but I'm in love with your Instruction.
I praise you seven times a day for your righteous rules.
The people who love your Instruction enjoy peace—and lots of it. There's no stumbling for them!
LORD, I wait for your saving help. I do what you've commanded.
I keep your laws; I love them so much!
I keep your precepts and your laws because all my ways are seen by you.
Let my cry reach you, LORD; help me understand according to what you've said.
Let my request for grace come before you; deliver me according to your promise!
Let my lips overflow with praise because you've taught me your statutes.
Let my tongue declare your word, because all your commandments are righteous.
Let your power help me because I have chosen your precepts.
LORD, I long for your saving help! Your Instruction is my joy!
Let me live again so I can praise you! Let your rules help me!
I've wandered off like a sheep, lost. Find your servant because I haven't forgotten your commandments!