Psalms 119:164

164 Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous laws.

Psalms 119:164 in Other Translations

164 Seven times a day do I praise thee because of thy righteous judgments.
164 Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous rules.
164 I will praise you seven times a day because all your regulations are just.
164 Seven times each day I stop and shout praises for the way you keep everything running right.
164 I praise You seven times a day for Your righteous judgments.

Psalms 119:164 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 119:164

Seven times a day do I praise thee
That is, very often in a day; not a day passed over his head but he praised the Lord, and often in the day; so the phrase "seven times" is used, ( Psalms 12:6 ) ( Proverbs 24:16 ) . Praise is comely for the saints, delightful and well pleasing to God, being offered up in faith and through Christ; and should be frequent, since our mercies, temporal and spiritual, are daily renewed; and therefore we should always, in everything, for everything, and at all seasons, give thanks to God, ( Ephesians 5:20 ) ( 1 Thessalonians 5:18 ) ;

because of thy righteous judgments:
either upon his enemies, the persecuting princes, as Aben Ezra; so saints may and should, and will praise the Lord, for his righteous judgments on the enemies of his church and people, because not only of their deliverance from them, but because of the honour of his justice, and the glory of his name; see ( Revelation 18:20 ) ( Revelation 19:1 Revelation 19:2 ) ; or because of the word of God, the precepts, ordinances, and doctrines of it, which are all righteous; for his knowledge of them, and for the benefit and comfort received from them; see ( Psalms 119:7 Psalms 119:20 ) .

Psalms 119:164 In-Context

162 I rejoice in your promise like one who finds great spoil.
163 I hate and detest falsehood but I love your law.
164 Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous laws.
165 Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble.
166 I wait for your salvation, LORD, and I follow your commands.

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