Psalms 119:102

102 I have not departed from your laws, for you yourself have taught me.

Psalms 119:102 in Other Translations

102 I have not departed from thy judgments: for thou hast taught me.
102 I do not turn aside from your rules, for you have taught me.
102 I haven’t turned away from your regulations, for you have taught me well.
102 I never make detours from the route you laid out; you gave me such good directions.
102 I have not turned from Your judgments, for You Yourself have instructed me.

Psalms 119:102 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 119:102

I have not departed from thy judgments
From the precepts of the word, from the ways and worship and ordinances of God; he had not wickedly and on purpose departed from them; whenever he did, it was through inadvertency, the weakness of the flesh, and strength of temptation; nor from the doctrines of the word, which he held fast, knowing of whom he had learned them, as follows:

for thou hast taught me;
the nature, excellency, and use of these judgments; he had taught him, by his Spirit, experimentally to understand the doctrines of the word, and practically to observe the precepts of it; and this preserved him from an apostasy from either of them.

Psalms 119:102 In-Context

100 I have more understanding than the elders, for I obey your precepts.
101 I have kept my feet from every evil path so that I might obey your word.
102 I have not departed from your laws, for you yourself have taught me.
103 How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth!
104 I gain understanding from your precepts; therefore I hate every wrong path.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S Deuteronomy 17:20
  • 2. S Deuteronomy 4:5
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