137 TZADDI. They flatter themselves that they are going to heaven; but the longer they persist in sin, the further it is from them. when wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me? The tempter would make men think they are at liberty to follow the word of God or not, as they please. 11 Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee. The comforts of the word of God are most pleasant to a gracious soul, when other comforts are made bitter; and those that would have God's testimonies to be their delight, must be advised by them. 20 My soul breaketh for the longing that it hath unto thy judgments at all times. The comforts some have in God, should be matter of joy to others. 50 This is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word hath quickened me. 48 My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandments, which I have loved; and I will meditate in thy statutes. 51 The proud have had me greatly in derision: yet have I not declined from thy law. If any man resolve to do God's will as his servant, he shall be made to know his testimonies. KJV: King James Version . Causeless reproach does not hurt, and should not move us. He delayed not. Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD. He was become like a leathern bottle, which, if hung up in the smoke, is dried and shrivelled up. We ought to spend our lives in his service; we shall find true life in keeping his word. 136 Rivers of waters run down mine eyes, because they keep not thy law. Thy hands have made me and fashioned me: give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments. 123 Mine eyes fail for thy salvation, and for the word of thy righteousness. Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD. He often looks back with shame and gratitude to his lost estate. to be kept diligently. Remember the word unto thy servant, upon which thou hast caused me to hope. The psalmist is often afflicted; but with longing desires to become more holy, offers up daily prayers for quickening grace. 89 For ever, O Lord, thy word is settled in heaven. It is hypocrisy to say we love God's commandments more than our worldly interests. 91 They continue this day according to thine ordinances: for all are thy servants. Commonly, where there is a gracious heart, there is a weeping eye. 99 I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation. 162 I rejoice at thy word, as one that findeth great spoil. 52 I remembered thy judgments of old, O LORD; and have comforted myself. 1 . 63 I am a companion of all them that fear thee, and of them that keep thy precepts. 102 I have not departed from thy judgments: for thou hast taught me. It is known as a “wisdom” Psalm, meaning it gives instruction about God’s will and righteous living. 1 Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the LORD! 140 Thy word is very pure: therefore thy servant loveth it. 79 Let those that fear thee turn unto me, and those that have known thy testimonies. 107 I am afflicted very much: quicken me, O Lord, according unto thy word. A man, steady in the way of his duty, though he may have many enemies, needs to fear none. ii. Whither should the child go but to his father? 120 My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments. We must do what we can for the support of religion, and, after all, must beg of God to take the work into his own hands. 59 I thought on my ways, and turned my feet unto thy testimonies. The Blessing of Obedience. 171 My lips shall utter praise, when thou hast taught me thy statutes. Psa 119:1 ¶ ALEPH. 71 It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes. 158 I beheld the transgressors, and was grieved; because they kept not thy word. The more we love the law of God, the more watchful we shall be, lest vain thoughts draw us from what we love. 22 Remove from me reproach and contempt; for I have kept thy testimonies. With most popular verse and related links. 73 JOD. 167 My soul hath kept thy testimonies; and I love them exceedingly. The pardoning mercy of God in Christ, is the only source of a sinner's happiness. 129 PE. Psa 119:4 : Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently. 117 Hold thou me up, and I shall be safe: and I will have respect unto thy statutes continually. 72 The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver. It is also true that the tradition as to which psalms are "Davidic" remains somewhat indefinite, and some "Davidic" psalms seem clearly to reflect later situations (see, e.g., Ps 30 title -- but see also note there; and see introduction to Ps 69 and note on Ps 122 title). 144 The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live. 4 Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently. 47 And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I have loved. 26 I have declared my ways, and thou heardest me: teach me thy statutes. If, through grace, it makes us holy, there is enough in it to make us easy, in all conditions. PS 119:2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart. God's mercies are tender; they are a fountain that can never be exhausted. 163 I hate and abhor lying: but thy law do I love. 1 ALEPH. 169 Let my cry come near before thee, O Lord: give me understanding according to thy word. The general scope and design of this psalm is to magnify the Divine law, and make it honourable. 70 Their heart is as fat as grease; but I delight in thy law. 157 Many are my persecutors and mine enemies; yet do I not decline from thy testimonies. Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD. Let this psalm be a touchstone by which to try our hearts, and our lives. But we do not meditate on God's precepts to good purpose, unless our good thoughts produce good works. 128 Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way. Our obedience is only pleasing to God, and pleasant to ourselves, when it comes from a principle of love. 14 I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all riches. All true wisdom is from God. There is an eternal salvation all the saints long for, and therefore they pray that God would help their way to it. א. ALEPH . We should depend upon the grace of God for strength to do every good work. Those that hate sin truly, hate it as sin, as a transgression of the law of God, and a breaking of his word. 113 I hate vain thoughts: but thy law do I love. 80 Let my heart be sound in thy statutes; that I be not ashamed. 26 I have declared my ways, and thou heardest me: teach me thy statutes. 69 The proud have forged a lie against me: but I will keep thy precepts with my whole heart. 122 Be surety for thy servant for good: let not the proud oppress me. 77 Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live: for thy law is my delight. The Excellencies of God's Law. Soundness of heart signifies sincerity in dependence on God, and devotedness to him.81-88 The psalmist sought deliverance from his sins, his foes, and his fears. 151 Thou art near, O LORD; and all thy commandments are truth. The word of God speaks comfort in affliction. Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live, and keep thy word. 119 1 Blessed are those whose k way is blameless, who l walk in the law of the L ord! Sorrows are often the lot of saints in this vale of tears; they are in heaviness through manifold temptations. 141 I am small and despised: yet do not I forget thy precepts. Those in whom this holy love reigns, will not perplex themselves with needless scruples, or take offence at their brethren. 2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart. 6 Then shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect unto all thy commandments. 5 O that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes! 57 CHETH. And where God has wrought to will, he will work to do.41-48 Lord, I have by faith thy mercies in view; let me by prayer prevail to obtain them. 1 Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord. 58 I intreated thy favour with my whole heart: be merciful unto me according to thy word. 119 Blessed are the [] undefiled in the way, Who walk in the law of the Lord2 Blessed are those who keep His testimonies, Who seek Him with the () whole heart! 40 Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: quicken me in thy righteousness. 161 SCHIN. His righteousness; it is the rule and standard of what is right.9. The psalmist coveted to learn the laws of God, to give God the glory. They come to us when we are not able to go to them. God, by his Spirit, gives a right understanding. Not only God's promises, but even his law, his percepts, though hard to ungodly men, are desirable, and profitable, because they lead us with safety and delight unto eternal life.73-80 God made us to serve him, and enjoy him; but by sin we have made ourselves unfit to serve him, and to enjoy him. 40 Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: quicken me in thy righteousness. 56 This I had, because I kept thy precepts. 149 Hear my voice according unto thy lovingkindness: O Lord, quicken me according to thy judgment. Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart. 140 Thy word is very pure: therefore thy servant loveth it. Psalms 119:4 Context. He had a deep sense of unworthiness, and holy fear that his prayer should not come before God; Lord, what I pray for is, what thou hast promised. 49 ZAIN. His judgments; framed in infinite wisdom.8. The believer could not live without the grace of God; but, supported by his hand, his spiritual life shall be maintained. 152 Concerning thy testimonies, I have known of old that thou hast founded them for ever. 8 I will keep thy statutes: O forsake me not utterly. 116 Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live: and let me not be ashamed of my hope. The way of serious godliness is the way of truth; the only true way to happiness: we must always have actual regard to it. 83 For I am become like a bottle in the smoke; yet do I not forget thy statutes. 122 Be surety for thy servant for good: let not the proud oppress me. 119 Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord. 73 Thy hands have made me and fashioned me: give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments. 3 They also do no iniquity; They walk in His ways. All supports under affliction must come from mercy and compassion. Psalms 119: Scripture in the Bible. 54 Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage. 98 Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies: for they are ever with me. 86 All thy commandments are faithful: they persecute me wrongfully; help thou me. Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD. 98 Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies: for they are ever with me. 27 Make me to understand the way of thy precepts: so shall I talk of thy wondrous works. 5 O that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes! And those are most happy, who are preserved most free from the defilement of sin, who simply believe God's testimonies, and depend on his promises. 78 Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me without a cause: but I will meditate in thy precepts. 134 Deliver me from the oppression of man: so will I keep thy precepts. But the Spirit of revelation in the word will not suffice, unless we have the Spirit of wisdom in the heart. All the creatures answer the ends of their creation: shall man, who alone is endued with reason, be the only unprofitable burden of the earth? But when the eyes fail, yet faith must not. 5 Oh, that my ways were directed To keep Your statutes! Psalms 119 PS 119:1 Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD. 93 I will never forget thy precepts: for with them thou hast quickened me. 2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart. His precepts; not left as indifferent matters to us.6. He is never far to seek. 94 I am thine, save me: for I have sought thy precepts. The proud are full of the world, and its wealth and pleasures; these make them senseless, secure, and stupid. God's law; this is enacted by him as our Sovereign.2. Quicken me in thy way; to redeem time, and to do every duty with liveliness of spirit. 160 Thy word is true from the beginning: and every one of thy righteous judgments endureth for ever. Do we find the weight of the cross is above that we are able to bear? 167 My soul hath kept thy testimonies; and I love them exceedingly. His affliction was great. 174 I have longed for thy salvation, O LORD; and thy law is my delight. 156 Great are thy tender mercies, O Lord: quicken me according to thy judgments. 19 I am a stranger in the earth: hide not thy commandments from me. 110 The wicked have laid a snare for me: yet I erred not from thy precepts. 4 Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently. 176 I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek thy servant; for I do not forget thy commandments. 25 DALETH. 46 I will speak of thy testimonies also before kings, and will not be ashamed. 29 Remove from me the way of lying: and grant me thy law graciously. 16 I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word. Psalms 119:1 KJV. The Masoretes (a group of Jewish scholars between the 6 th and 10 th centuries AD) said that the word of God is mentioned in every verse except Psalm 119:122. 117 Hold thou me up, and I shall be safe: and I will have respect unto thy statutes continually. 157 Many are my persecutors and mine enemies; yet do I not decline from thy testimonies. Their cunning is falsehood. We must beg that the Holy Spirit would order our steps. Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. 135 Make thy face to shine upon thy servant; and teach me thy statutes. Every man hates to have a lie told him, but we should more hate telling a lie; by the latter we give an affront to God. See the best help for bad memories, namely, good affections; and though the exact words be lost, if the meaning remain, that is well. 27 Make me to understand the way of thy precepts: so shall I talk of thy wondrous works. Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord. I have done judgment and justice: leave me not to mine oppressors. 13 With my lips have I declared all the judgments of thy mouth. ALEPH. Lord, thou art our bountiful Benefactor; incline our hearts to faith and obedience. I will not only think of thy statutes, but do them with delight. 126 It is time for thee, LORD, to work: for they have made void thy law. God's word is treasure worth laying up, and there is no laying it up safe but in our hearts, that we may oppose God's precepts to the dominion of sin, his promises to its allurements, and his threatenings to its violence. 136 Rivers of waters run down mine eyes, because they keep not thy law. 5 Oh that my ways may r be steadfast. 4 Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently. 127 Therefore I love thy commandments above gold; yea, above fine gold. Heavenly treasures are a heritage for ever; all the saints accept them as such, therefore they can be content with little of this world. Psalms 119:1-8. 21 Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, which do err from thy commandments. 123 Mine eyes fail for thy salvation, and for the word of thy righteousness. 79 Let those that fear thee turn unto me, and those that have known thy testimonies. 39 Turn away my reproach which I fear: for thy judgments are good. 150 They draw nigh that follow after mischief: they are far from thy law. Psalm 119 is remarkable for how often it refers to God’s written revelation, His word. 153 Consider mine affliction, and deliver me: for I do not forget thy law. 17 Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live, and keep thy word. Bible History Online The Book of Psalms read by Alexander Scourby. 81 CAPH. In the season of affliction, and in the silent hours of the night, he remembers the name of the Lord, and is stirred up to keep the law. If the heart be divided between him and the world, it is evil. 171 My lips shall utter praise, when thou hast taught me thy statutes. The tempter would make men think they are at them out of those ways. To doubt of our own wisdom and strength, and to depend upon God, proves the purpose of holiness is sincere. 94 I am thine, save me; for I have sought thy precepts. The sin here prayed against is covetousness. 175 Let my soul live, and it shall praise thee; and let thy judgments help me. 105 Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. 118 Thou hast trodden down all them that err from thy statutes: for their deceit is falsehood. 18 Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law. We cannot, with any comfort or boldness, attend God in holy duties, while under guilt, or in any by-way. King James Version (KJV), Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, KJV, The King James Study Bible, Red Letter, Full-Color Edition: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Baby's First Bible, Hardcover, Multicolor: A special keepsake for your new arrival, KJV, Holy Bible, Larger Print, Paperback, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Vest Pocket New Testament & Psalms, Leathersoft, Black, Red Letter Version: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Word Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: 1,700 Key Words that Unlock the Meaning of the Bible, KJV Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Second Edition. 23 Princes also did sit and speak against me: but thy servant did meditate in thy statutes. 52 I remembered thy judgments of old, O Lord; and have comforted myself. 121 I have done judgment and justice: leave me not to mine oppressors. The Lord will keep the man in peace, whose mind is stayed on him. O how love I thy law! 3 They also do no iniquity; They walk in His ways.. 4 You have commanded us To keep Your precepts diligently. 119 1 Blessed are the undefiled in the way, Who walk in the law of the Lord! Believers feel themselves strangers on earth; they fear missing their way, and losing comfort by erring from God's commandments. 173 Let thine hand help me; for I have chosen thy precepts. 138 Thy testimonies that thou hast commanded are righteous and very faithful. 146 I cried unto thee; save me, and I shall keep thy testimonies. 4687. Psalm 119 is an expansion of Psalm 19:7–9: “The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul. 119:6 äz lo-ëvôsh B' haBiy†i y el-Käl-mitz'wotey khä 119:6 Then x227 shall I not x3808 be ashamed, 954 z8799 when I have respect 5027 z8687 unto x413 all x3605 thy commandments. 168 I have kept thy precepts and thy testimonies: for all my ways are before thee. The believer prays to be set free from sin.33-40 Teach me thy statutes, not the mere words, but the way of applying them to myself. Save me from my sins, my corruptions, my temptations, all the hinderances in my way, that I may keep thy testimonies. PS 119:3 They also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways. 38 Stablish thy word unto thy servant, who is devoted to thy fear. by taking heed thereto according to thy word. Within the United Kingdom, the rights to the KJV are vested in the Crown. 20 My soul breaketh for the longing that it hath unto thy judgments at all times. 97 O how love I thy law! 99 I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation. 166 Lord, I have hoped for thy salvation, and done thy commandments. 112 I have inclined mine heart to perform thy statutes alway, even unto the end. 106 I have sworn, and I will perform it, that I will keep thy righteous judgments. The keeping of God's commands here meant, was that of a sinner under a dispensation of mercy, of a believer having part in the covenant of grace. 103 How sweet are thy words unto my taste! My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word. 68 Thou art good, and doest good; teach me thy statutes. 33 HE. Thus shall we seek comfort and happiness from Christ alone.97-104 What we love, we love to think of. This section of the Psalm shows us that the author was a man who had suffered deeply. 64 The earth, O Lord, is full of thy mercy: teach me thy statutes. 44 So shall I keep thy law continually for ever and ever. The law of God is the truth, the standard of holiness, the rule of happiness; but the obedience of Christ alone justifies the believer. ... Psalms. And we should be more earnest in prayer, that our hearts may be filled with his mercy, grace, and peace.65-72 However God has dealt with us, he has dealt with us better than we deserve; and all in love, and for our good. The more delight we take in the service of God, the nearer we come to perfection. 143 Trouble and anguish have taken hold on me: yet thy commandments are my delights. 33 Teach me, O Lord, the way of thy statutes; and I shall keep it unto the end. 142 Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is the truth. 37 Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken thou me in thy way. And our love to the word of God must subdue our lusts, and root out carnal affections: we must make heart work of it, or we make nothing of it. 131 I opened my mouth, and panted: for I longed for thy commandments. Psalms 119:109 - KJV - My soul is continually in my hand: yet do I not... Study verse in the King James Version God puts his Spirit within us, causing us to walk in his statutes. 101 I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I might keep thy word. The psalmist begs for God's reviving, quickening grace. Go to the same place, plead the name and merits of Jesus, and you will not, you cannot plead in vain. The psalmist will go on in his duty with constancy and resolution. The wicked not only do not God's statutes, but they do not even seek them. 62 At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee because of thy righteous judgments. How blessed are those whose way is blameless, Who walk in the law of the LORD. 114 Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy word. I cried with my whole heart; hear me, O LORD: I will keep thy statutes. 87 They had almost consumed me upon earth; but I forsook not thy precepts. And when the salvation of the saints is completed, it will plainly appear that it was not in vain to trust in God's word. 132 Look thou upon me, and be merciful unto me, as thou usest to do unto those that love thy name. 1 Aleph. 9 BETH. Hope deferred made him faint; his eyes failed by looking out for this expected salvation. Psalms chapter 119 KJV (King James Version) 1 ALEPH. 147 I prevented the dawning of the morning, and cried: I hoped in thy word. We cannot offer any thing to God, that he will accept but what he is pleased to teach us to do. 67 Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word. Beholding vanity deadens us, and slackens our pace; a traveller must not stand gazing upon every object that presents itself to his view. Is God's word the standard of our faith, and the law of our practice? When we are small and despised, we have the more need to remember God's precepts, that we may have them to support us. 138 Thy testimonies that thou hast commanded are righteous and very faithful. 104 Through thy precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way. 53 Horror hath taken hold upon me because of the wicked that forsake thy law. it is my meditation all the day. 9 Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? 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