Psalms 19:7-10

7 The law of the LORD is perfect, refreshing the soul. The statutes of the LORD are trustworthy, making wise the simple.
8 The precepts of the LORD are right, giving joy to the heart. The commands of the LORD are radiant, giving light to the eyes.
9 The fear of the LORD is pure, enduring forever. The decrees of the LORD are firm, and all of them are righteous.
10 They are more precious than gold, than much pure gold; they are sweeter than honey, than honey from the honeycomb.

Psalms 19:7 in Other Translations

KJV
7 The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.
ESV
7 The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple;
NLT
7 The instructions of the LORD are perfect, reviving the soul. The decrees of the LORD are trustworthy, making wise the simple.
MSG
7 The revelation of God is whole and pulls our lives together. The signposts of God are clear and point out the right road.
CSB
7 The instruction of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony of the Lord is trustworthy, making the inexperienced wise.

Psalms 19:7-10 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 19:7-10 In-Context

5 It is like a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, like a champion rejoicing to run his course.
6 It rises at one end of the heavens and makes its circuit to the other; nothing is deprived of its warmth.
7 The law of the LORD is perfect, refreshing the soul. The statutes of the LORD are trustworthy, making wise the simple.
8 The precepts of the LORD are right, giving joy to the heart. The commands of the LORD are radiant, giving light to the eyes.
9 The fear of the LORD is pure, enduring forever. The decrees of the LORD are firm, and all of them are righteous.
10 They are more precious than gold, than much pure gold; they are sweeter than honey, than honey from the honeycomb.
11 By them your servant is warned; in keeping them there is great reward.
12 But who can discern their own errors? Forgive my hidden faults.

Cross References 13

  • 1. S Psalms 1:2
  • 2. Psalms 119:142; James 1:25
  • 3. Psalms 23:3
  • 4. Psalms 93:5; Psalms 111:7; Psalms 119:138,144
  • 5. S Deuteronomy 4:6; Psalms 119:130; Psalms 119:98-100
  • 6. Psalms 12:6; Psalms 33:4; Psalms 119:128
  • 7. Psalms 119:14
  • 8. S Ezra 9:8; Psalms 38:10
  • 9. Psalms 34:11; Psalms 111:10; Proverbs 1:7; Ecclesiastes 12:13; Isaiah 33:6
  • 10. Psalms 119:138,142
  • 11. S Job 22:24; Psalms 119:72; Proverbs 8:10
  • 12. Psalms 119:103; Song of Songs 4:11; Ezekiel 3:3
  • 13. S 1 Samuel 14:27
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