Psalms 119:137

137 You are righteous, LORD, and your laws are right.

Psalms 119:137 in Other Translations

KJV
137 TZADDI. Righteous art thou, O LORD, and upright are thy judgments.
ESV
137 Righteous are you, O LORD, and right are your rules.
NLT
137 O LORD, you are righteous, and your regulations are fair.
MSG
137 You are right and you do right, God; your decisions are right on target.
CSB
137 You are righteous, Lord, and Your judgments are just.

Psalms 119:137 Meaning and Commentary

(u) , TZADDI.--The Eighteenth Part.

Psalms 119:137

TZADDI. Righteous [art] thou, O Lord
Essentially, originally, and of himself; naturally, immutably, and universally, in all his ways and works of nature and grace; in his thoughts, purposes, counsels, and decrees; in all the dispensations of his providence; in redemption, in the justification of a sinner, in the pardon of sin, and in the gift of eternal life through Christ;

and upright [are] thy judgments;
they are according to the rules of justice and equity; the precepts of the word, the doctrines of the Gospel, as well as the judgments of God inflicted on wicked men, and all the providential dealings of God with his people, and also the final judgment.

Psalms 119:137 In-Context

135 Make your face shine on your servant and teach me your decrees.
136 Streams of tears flow from my eyes, for your law is not obeyed.
137 You are righteous, LORD, and your laws are right.
138 The statutes you have laid down are righteous; they are fully trustworthy.
139 My zeal wears me out, for my enemies ignore your words.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S Exodus 9:27; S Ezra 9:15; Jeremiah 12:1
  • 2. S Nehemiah 9:13