Psalms 119:52

52 I remember, LORD, your ancient laws, and I find comfort in them.

Psalms 119:52 in Other Translations

52 I remembered thy judgments of old, O LORD; and have comforted myself.
52 When I think of your rules from of old, I take comfort, O LORD.
52 I meditate on your age-old regulations; O LORD, they comfort me.
52 I watch for your ancient landmark words, and know I'm on the right track.
52 Lord, I remember Your judgments from long ago and find comfort.

Psalms 119:52 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 119:52

I remembered thy judgments of old, O Lord
Either the judgments of God executed on wicked men; as the bringing a flood on the world of the ungodly; the burning of Sodom and Gomorrah; the destruction of Pharaoh and his host in the Red sea; the cutting off of the Canaanites, and dispossessing them of their land: or the providential dispensations of God towards his own people; who sometimes chastises and corrects them, and brings them very low, and then raises them up again, as in the case of Job. These things the psalmist called to remembrance, and revolved them in his mind, which gave him pleasure and comfort: and have comforted myself;
with such thoughts as these, that that God, who had cast down the mighty from their seats, and had scattered the proud in the imaginations of their hearts, and destroyed them, could easily rebuke the proud that had him in derision; and he that had shown himself so good and gracious to his people, when brought low, could raise him out of his afflictions and distresses.

Psalms 119:52 In-Context

50 My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life.
51 The arrogant mock me unmercifully, but I do not turn from your law.
52 I remember, LORD, your ancient laws, and I find comfort in them.
53 Indignation grips me because of the wicked, who have forsaken your law.
54 Your decrees are the theme of my song wherever I lodge.

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