Psalms 19:7-8

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.

Psalms 19:7-8 Meaning and Commentary

To the chief Musician, a Psalm of David. This psalm was penned by David, and inscribed to the chief musician, as others, to be used in public service, and was designed for Gospel times, as the subject of it shows; which is first, not an account of the light of nature, and then of the law of Moses, but of the Gospel of Christ; and especially as ministered in the times of the apostles, as a citation out of it in Romans 10:18, makes clear.

Cross References 8

  • 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
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