Psalms 19:7-11

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.

Psalms 19:7-11 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 19:7-11 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.
13 Keep your servant also from willful sins; may they not rule over me. Then I will be blameless, innocent of great transgression.

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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