Psalms 119:129

129 Your statutes are wonderful; therefore I obey them.

Psalms 119:129 in Other Translations

King James Version (KJV)
129 PE. Thy testimonies are wonderful: therefore doth my soul keep them.
English Standard Version (ESV)
129 Your testimonies are wonderful; therefore my soul keeps them.
New Living Translation (NLT)
129 Your laws are wonderful. No wonder I obey them!
The Message Bible (MSG)
129 Every word you give me is a miracle word - how could I help but obey?
American Standard Version (ASV)
129 Thy testimonies are wonderful; Therefore doth my soul keep them.
GOD'S WORD Translation (GW)
129 Your written instructions are miraculous. That is why I obey them.
Holman Christian Standard Bible (CSB)
129 Your decrees are wonderful; therefore I obey them.
New International Reader's Version (NIRV)
129 Your covenant laws are wonderful. So I obey them.

Psalms 119:129 Meaning and Commentary

(p) , PE.--The Seventeenth Part.

Psalms 119:129

PE. Thy testimonies [are] wonderful
The Scriptures, which testify of God, his mind and will, are wonderful both with respect to the author of them, the things contained in them, and the use and advantage of them. They give an account of the wonderful works of creation; of their author and matter; of the manner, order, and time of their being wrought: they relate many wonderful events of Providence, both in a way of mercy and judgment; they declare several surprising miracles, wrought by Moses and others, and exhibit many marvellous things in types and figures: are full of prophecies of extraordinary things, have been exactly accomplished, and contain many exceeding great and precious promises; and abound with doctrines abstruse and recondite, hid from the carnal sense and reason of men; the mysteries of the Gospel, and of the grace of God, such as respect the divine Persons in the Trinity; the person and grace of Christ; the wonderful love of God and Christ towards men; the amazing blessings of grace through him, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal life by him;

therefore doth my soul keep them;
as a rich treasure, which he laid up in the cabinet of his heart, and preserved as what was most rare and valuable: and such are the wonderful things in the word of God; and such is the efficacy of its doctrines, and the influence the truths of it have upon the minds of gracious persons; that these engage them to keep and observe the precepts it enjoins, and that heartily and sincerely, with their whole spirit and soul.

Psalms 119:129 In-Context

127 Because I love your commands more than gold, more than pure gold,
128 and because I consider all your precepts right, I hate every wrong path.
129 Your statutes are wonderful; therefore I obey them.
130 The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple.
131 I open my mouth and pant, longing for your commands.

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