Psalms 119:68

68 You are good, and what you do is good; teach me your decrees.

Psalms 119:68 in Other Translations

68 Thou art good, and doest good; teach me thy statutes.
68 You are good and do good; teach me your statutes.
68 You are good and do only good; teach me your decrees.
68 You are good, and the source of good; train me in your goodness.
68 You are good, and You do what is good; teach me Your statutes.

Psalms 119:68 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 119:68

Thou [art] good, and doest good
Essentially, originally, and only good, and the fountain of all goodness to his creatures; who does good to all men in a providential way, and especially to his own people; to whom he is good in a way of special grace and mercy, in and through his Son Jesus Christ; and even he is good to them, and does good to them, when he afflicts them; he makes their afflictions work for their good, either temporal, spiritual, or eternal;

teach me thy statutes;
as a fresh instance of goodness; this had been often desired, being what lay much on his mind, and was of moment and importance; see ( Psalms 119:12 Psalms 119:26 Psalms 119:33 Psalms 119:64 ) .

Psalms 119:68 In-Context

66 Teach me knowledge and good judgment, for I trust your commands.
67 Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I obey your word.
68 You are good, and what you do is good; teach me your decrees.
69 Though the arrogant have smeared me with lies, I keep your precepts with all my heart.
70 Their hearts are callous and unfeeling, but I delight in your law.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Psalms 100:5; Psalms 106:1; Psalms 107:1; Psalms 135:3; Matthew 19:17
  • 2. S Exodus 18:20; ver 12
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