Psalms 119:15

15 I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways.

Psalms 119:15 in Other Translations

KJV
15 I will meditate in thy precepts, and have respect unto thy ways.
ESV
15 I will meditate on your precepts and fix my eyes on your ways.
NLT
15 I will study your commandments and reflect on your ways.
MSG
15 I ponder every morsel of wisdom from you, I attentively watch how you've done it.
CSB
15 I will meditate on Your precepts and think about Your ways.

Psalms 119:15 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 119:15

I will meditate in thy precepts
In his own mind; revolve them in his thoughts; consider well the nature, excellency, usefulness, and importance of them, and the obligations he lay under to observe them. The Targum is,

``I will speak of thy precepts;''

in conversation to others, and recommend them to them; so the Arabic version:

and have respect unto thy ways;
or "look" F19 unto them; take heed unto them, and walk in them, and not wander from them; make them the rule of walk and conversation; as travellers look well to their ways, that they do not miss them, and go into wrong ways; they observe the directions that have been given them, and keep unto them; and so good men refer to the ways of the Lord, which the Scriptures point out unto them; see ( Jeremiah 6:16 ) .


FOOTNOTES:

F19 (hjybaw) "et aspiciam", Pagninus, Montanus; "et intueor", Tigurine version, Junius & Tremellius, Piscator.

Psalms 119:15 In-Context

13 With my lips I recount all the laws that come from your mouth.
14 I rejoice in following your statutes as one rejoices in great riches.
15 I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways.
16 I delight in your decrees; I will not neglect your word.
17 Be good to your servant while I live, that I may obey your word.

Cross References 1

  • 1. ver 97,148; Psalms 1:2