Psalms 119:31

31 I hold fast to your statutes, LORD; do not let me be put to shame.

Psalms 119:31 in Other Translations

KJV
31 I have stuck unto thy testimonies: O LORD, put me not to shame.
ESV
31 I cling to your testimonies, O LORD; let me not be put to shame!
NLT
31 I cling to your laws. LORD, don’t let me be put to shame!
MSG
31 I grasp and cling to whatever you tell me; God, don't let me down!
CSB
31 I cling to Your decrees; Lord, do not put me to shame.

Psalms 119:31 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 119:31

I have stuck unto thy testimonies
The word of God, the Scriptures of truth, and the doctrines contained in them. These he closely adhered to, was glued unto them as it were; having firmly believed them, he steadfastly professed them; nor could he be moved from them by any temptations whatever, notwithstanding the reproach cast upon them and him for their sake, or the opposition made unto them;

O Lord, put me not to shame:
or let me not be ashamed of the choice I have made, of the testimonies I adhere unto, of my hope and confidence in the Lord and his word; or suffer me not to do anything, any sinful action, that may expose me to shame and contempt.

Psalms 119:31 In-Context

29 Keep me from deceitful ways; be gracious to me and teach me your law.
30 I have chosen the way of faithfulness; I have set my heart on your laws.
31 I hold fast to your statutes, LORD; do not let me be put to shame.
32 I run in the path of your commands, for you have broadened my understanding.
33 Teach me, LORD, the way of your decrees, that I may follow it to the end.

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Deuteronomy 10:20; Deuteronomy 11:22