Psalms 119:56

56 This has been my practice: I obey your precepts.

Psalms 119:56 in Other Translations

56 This I had, because I kept thy precepts.
56 This blessing has fallen to me, that I have kept your precepts.
56 This is how I spend my life: obeying your commandments.
56 Still, I walk through a rain of derision because I live by your Word and counsel.
56 This is my [practice]: I obey Your precepts.

Psalms 119:56 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 119:56

This I had, because I kept thy precepts.
] Either the comfort he had from the word, the pleasure and delight he had in it, being his songs in his pilgrimage, ( Psalms 119:50 Psalms 119:54 ) ; see ( Psalms 119:165 ) ; or this knowledge of the name of God, and the remembrance of it, and his carefulness and diligence in it in the night season, were of the Lord, and gifts of his: or rather this he had from the Lord, that he kept the precepts and commands of God in the manner that he did; it was all owing to grace and strength received from him; for so the words may be rendered, "this was [given] unto me, that I have kept thy precepts" {k}.


F11 (yk) "quod", Pagninus, Montanus.

Psalms 119:56 In-Context

54 Your decrees are the theme of my song wherever I lodge.
55 In the night, LORD, I remember your name, that I may keep your law.
56 This has been my practice: I obey your precepts.
57 You are my portion, LORD; I have promised to obey your words.
58 I have sought your face with all my heart; be gracious to me according to your promise.

Cross References 1

  • 1. ver 4,100,134,168; S Numbers 15:40
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