Psalms 119:16

16 I delight in your decrees; I will not neglect your word.

Psalms 119:16 in Other Translations

KJV
16 I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word.
ESV
16 I will delight in your statutes; I will not forget your word.
NLT
16 I will delight in your decrees and not forget your word.
MSG
16 I relish everything you've told me of life, I won't forget a word of it.
CSB
16 I will delight 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 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.
18 Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law.

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Psalms 112:1; Psalms 1:2