Psalms 119:86

86 All your commands are trustworthy; help me, for I am being persecuted without cause.

Psalms 119:86 in Other Translations

86 All thy commandments are faithful: they persecute me wrongfully; help thou me.
86 All your commandments are sure; they persecute me with falsehood; help me!
86 All your commands are trustworthy. Protect me from those who hunt me down without cause.
86 Everything you command is a sure thing, but they harass me with lies. Help!
86 All Your commands are true; people persecute me with lies-help me!

Psalms 119:86 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 119:86

All thy commandments [are] faithful
Or, "faithfulness"


F24 they are made by a faithful God, who is holy, just, and true; they command faithfulness, sincerity, and uprightness; and require men to love their neighbours as themselves, and to do all they do faithfully, cordially, and affectionately; they are to be done in truth and faithfulness, in charity, out of a pure heart, and faith unfeigned; and therefore to dig pits for men must not be after, but contrary, to the law of God;

they persecute me wrongfully;
without a cause, purely out of ill will and for religion's sake; which, as it is an argument with the saints to bear persecution patiently, it is used as an argument with the Lord, to arise and appear on the behalf of his persecuted ones, as follows:

help thou me;
against my persecutors, and out of their hands: God is able to help his people; he has promised to do it; it may be expected from him; and he is a present help in time of trouble. This is a suitable petition in the mouths of God's people, and should be a prayer of faith.

F24 (hnwma) "fides", Tigurine version, Piscator; "veritas et fidelitas", Michaelis; so Ainsworth.

Psalms 119:86 In-Context

84 How long must your servant wait? When will you punish my persecutors?
85 The arrogant dig pits to trap me, contrary to your law.
86 All your commands are trustworthy; help me, for I am being persecuted without cause.
87 They almost wiped me from the earth, but I have not forsaken your precepts.
88 In your unfailing love preserve my life, that I may obey the statutes of your mouth.

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