Psalms 119:16

16 I will 1delight in your statutes; I will not forget your word.

Psalms 119:16 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 119:16

I will delight myself in thy statutes
In looking over them; in meditating on them; in obeying them, and walking according to them; as every good man does delight in the law of the Lord, after the inward man, ( Romans 7:22 ) ; see ( Psalms 119:24 Psalms 119:92 Psalms 119:97 ) ;

I will not forget thy word:
he took all proper methods to fix it in his memory; he laid it up in his mind; he meditated upon it in his heart, and he talked of it with his lips, ( Psalms 119:11 Psalms 119:13 Psalms 119:15 ) .

Psalms 119:16 In-Context

14 In the way of your testimonies I delight as much as in all riches.
15 I will meditate on your precepts and fix my eyes on your ways.
16 I will delight in your statutes; I will not forget your word.
17 Deal bountifully with your servant, that I may live and keep your word.
18 Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of your law.

Cross References 1

  • 1. ver. 24, 47, 70, 77, 92, 143, 174
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