The Book of Psalms

Chapter 119

American Standard Version

Ps 119:1Blessed are they that are perfect in the way, Who walk in the law of Jehovah.
Ps 119:2Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, That seek him with the whole heart.
Ps 119:3Yea, they do no unrighteousness; They walk in his ways.
Ps 119:4Thou hast commanded us thy precepts, That we should observe them diligently.
Ps 119:5Oh that my ways were established To observe thy statutes!
Ps 119:6Then shall I not be put to shame, When I have respect unto all thy commandments.
Ps 119:7I will give thanks unto thee with uprightness of heart, When I learn thy righteous judgments.
Ps 119:8I will observe thy statutes: Oh forsake me not utterly. BETH.
Ps 119:9Wherewith shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed thereto according to thy word.
Ps 119:10With my whole heart have I sought thee: Oh let me not wander from thy commandments.
Ps 119:11Thy word have I laid up in my heart, That I might not sin against thee.
Ps 119:12Blessed art thou, O Jehovah: Teach me thy statutes.
Ps 119:13With my lips have I declared All the ordinances of thy mouth.
Ps 119:14I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, As much as in all riches.
Ps 119:15I will meditate on thy precepts, And have respect unto thy ways.
Ps 119:16I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word. GIMEL.
Ps 119:17Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live; So will I observe thy word.
Ps 119:18Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold Wondrous things out of thy law.
Ps 119:19I am a sojourner in the earth: Hide not thy commandments from me.
Ps 119:20My soul breaketh for the longing That it hath unto thine ordinances at all times.
Ps 119:21Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, That do wander from thy commandments.
Ps 119:22Take away from me reproach and contempt; For I have kept thy testimonies.
Ps 119:23Princes also sat and talked against me; But thy servant did meditate on thy statutes.
Ps 119:24Thy testimonies also are my delight And my counsellors. DALETH.
Ps 119:25My soul cleaveth unto the dust: Quicken thou me according to thy word.
Ps 119:26I declared my ways, and thou answeredst me: Teach me thy statutes.
Ps 119:27Make me to understand the way of thy precepts: So shall I meditate on thy wondrous works.
Ps 119:28My soul melteth for heaviness: Strengthen thou me according unto thy word.
Ps 119:29Remove from me the way of falsehood; And grant me thy law graciously.
Ps 119:30I have chosen the way of faithfulness: Thine ordinances have I set before me.
Ps 119:31I cleave unto thy testimonies: O Jehovah, put me not to shame.
Ps 119:32I will run the way of thy commandments, When thou shalt enlarge my heart. HE.
Ps 119:33Teach me, O Jehovah, the way of thy statutes; And I shall keep it unto the end.
Ps 119:34Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; Yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.
Ps 119:35Make me to go in the path of thy commandments; For therein do I delight.
Ps 119:36Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, And not to covetousness.
Ps 119:37Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity, And quicken me in thy ways.
Ps 119:38Confirm unto thy servant thy word, Which is in order unto the fear of thee.
Ps 119:39Turn away my reproach whereof I am afraid; For thine ordinances are good.
Ps 119:40Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: Quicken me in thy righteousness. VAV.
Ps 119:41Let thy lovingkindnesses also come unto me, O Jehovah, Even thy salvation, according to thy word.
Ps 119:42So shall I have an answer for him that reproacheth me; For I trust in thy word.
Ps 119:43And take not the word of truth utterly out of my mouth; For I have hoped in thine ordinances.
Ps 119:44So shall I observe thy law continually For ever and ever.
Ps 119:45And I shall walk at liberty; For I have sought thy precepts.
Ps 119:46I will also speak of thy testimonies before kings, And shall not be put to shame.
Ps 119:47And I will delight myself in thy commandments, Which I have loved.
Ps 119:48I will lift up my hands also unto thy commandments, which I have loved; And I will meditate on thy statutes. ZAYIN.
Ps 119:49Remember the word unto thy servant, Because thou hast made me to hope.
Ps 119:50This is my comfort in my affliction; For thy word hath quickened me.
Ps 119:51The proud have had me greatly in derision: Yet have I not swerved from thy law.
Ps 119:52I have remembered thine ordinances of old, O Jehovah, And have comforted myself.
Ps 119:53Hot indignation hath taken hold upon me, Because of the wicked that forsake thy law.
Ps 119:54Thy statutes have been my songs In the house of my pilgrimage.
Ps 119:55I have remembered thy name, O Jehovah, in the night, And have observed thy law.
Ps 119:56This I have had, Because I have kept thy precepts. HHETH.
Ps 119:57Jehovah is my portion: I have said that I would observe thy words.
Ps 119:58I entreated thy favor with my whole heart: Be merciful unto me according to thy word.
Ps 119:59I thought on my ways, And turned my feet unto thy testimonies.
Ps 119:60I made haste, and delayed not, To observe thy commandments.
Ps 119:61The cords of the wicked have wrapped me round; But I have not forgotten thy law.
Ps 119:62At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee Because of thy righteous ordinances.
Ps 119:63I am a companion of all them that fear thee, And of them that observe thy precepts.
Ps 119:64The earth, O Jehovah, is full of thy lovingkindness: Teach me thy statutes. TETH.
Ps 119:65Thou hast dealt well with thy servant, O Jehovah, according unto thy word.
Ps 119:66Teach me good judgment and knowledge; For I have believed in thy commandments.
Ps 119:67Before I was afflicted I went astray; But now I observe thy word.
Ps 119:68Thou art good, and doest good; Teach me thy statutes.
Ps 119:69The proud have forged a lie against me: With my whole heart will I keep thy precepts.
Ps 119:70Their heart is as fat as grease; But I delight in thy law.
Ps 119:71It is good for me that I have been afflicted; That I may learn thy statutes.
Ps 119:72The law of thy mouth is better unto me Than thousands of gold and silver. YODH.
Ps 119:73Thy hands have made me and fashioned me: Give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments.
Ps 119:74They that fear thee shall see me and be glad, Because I have hoped in thy word.
Ps 119:75I know, O Jehovah, that thy judgments are righteous, And that in faithfulness thou hast afflicted me.
Ps 119:76Let, I pray thee, thy lovingkindness be for my comfort, According to thy word unto thy servant.
Ps 119:77Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live; For thy law is my delight.
Ps 119:78Let the proud be put to shame; For they have overthrown me wrongfully: But I will meditate on thy precepts.
Ps 119:79Let those that fear thee turn unto me; And they shall know thy testimonies.
Ps 119:80Let my heart be perfect in thy statutes, That I be not put to shame. KAPH.
Ps 119:81My soul fainteth for thy salvation; But I hope in thy word.
Ps 119:82Mine eyes fail for thy word, While I say, When wilt thou comfort me?
Ps 119:83For I am become like a wine-skin in the smoke; Yet do I not forget thy statutes.
Ps 119:84How many are the days of thy servant? When wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me?
Ps 119:85The proud have digged pits for me, Who are not according to thy law.
Ps 119:86All thy commandments are faithful: They persecute me wrongfully; help thou me.
Ps 119:87They had almost consumed me upon earth; But I forsook not thy precepts. LAMEDH.
Ps 119:88Quicken me after thy lovingkindness; So shall I observe the testimony of thy mouth.
Ps 119:89For ever, O Jehovah, Thy word is settled in heaven.
Ps 119:90Thy faithfulness is unto all generations: Thou hast established the earth, and it abideth.
Ps 119:91They abide this day according to thine ordinances; For all things are thy servants.
Ps 119:92Unless thy law had been my delight, I should then have perished in mine affliction.
Ps 119:93I will never forget thy precepts; For with them thou hast quickened me.
Ps 119:94I am thine, save me; For I have sought thy precepts.
Ps 119:95The wicked have waited for me, to destroy me; But I will consider thy testimonies. MEM.
Ps 119:96I have seen an end of all perfection; But thy commandment is exceeding broad.
Ps 119:97Oh how love I thy law! It is my meditation all the day.
Ps 119:98Thy commandments make me wiser than mine enemies; For they are ever with me.
Ps 119:99I have more understanding than all my teachers; For thy testimonies are my meditation.
Ps 119:100I understand more than the aged, Because I have kept thy precepts.
Ps 119:101I have refrained my feet from every evil way, That I might observe thy word.
Ps 119:102I have not turned aside from thine ordinances; For thou hast taught me.
Ps 119:103How sweet are thy words unto my taste! Yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth!
Ps 119:104Through thy precepts I get understanding: Therefore I hate every false way. NUN.
Ps 119:105Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, And light unto my path.
Ps 119:106I have sworn, and have confirmed it, That I will observe thy righteous ordinances.
Ps 119:107I am afflicted very much: Quicken me, O Jehovah, according unto thy word.
Ps 119:108Accept, I beseech thee, the freewill-offerings of my mouth, O Jehovah, And teach me thine ordinances.
Ps 119:109My soul is continually in my hand; Yet do I not forget thy law.
Ps 119:110The wicked have laid a snare for me; Yet have I not gone astray from thy precepts.
Ps 119:111Thy testimonies have I taken as a heritage for ever; For they are the rejoicing of my heart.
Ps 119:112I have inclined my heart to perform thy statutes For ever, even unto the end. SAMEKH.
Ps 119:113I hate them that are of a double mind; But thy law do I love.
Ps 119:114Thou art my hiding-place and my shield: I hope in thy word.
Ps 119:115Depart from me, ye evil-doers, That I may keep the commandments of my God.
Ps 119:116Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live; And let me not be ashamed of my hope.
Ps 119:117Hold thou me up, and I shall be safe, And shall have respect unto thy statutes continually.
Ps 119:118Thou hast set at nought all them that err from thy statutes; For their deceit is falsehood.
Ps 119:119Thou puttest away all the wicked of the earth like dross: Therefore I love thy testimonies.
Ps 119:120My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; And I am afraid of thy judgments. AYIN.
Ps 119:121I have done justice and righteousness: Leave me not to mine oppressors.
Ps 119:122Be surety for thy servant for good: Let not the proud oppress me.
Ps 119:123Mine eyes fail for thy salvation, And for thy righteous word.
Ps 119:124Deal with thy servant according unto thy lovingkindness, And teach me thy statutes.
Ps 119:125I am thy servant; give me understanding, That I may know thy testimonies.
Ps 119:126It is time for Jehovah to work; For they have made void thy law.
Ps 119:127Therefore I love thy commandments Above gold, yea, above fine gold.
Ps 119:128Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right; And I hate every false way. PE.
Ps 119:129Thy testimonies are wonderful; Therefore doth my soul keep them.
Ps 119:130The opening of thy words giveth light; It giveth understanding unto the simple.
Ps 119:131I opened wide my mouth, and panted; For I longed for thy commandments.
Ps 119:132Turn thee unto me, and have mercy upon me, As thou usest to do unto those that love thy name.
Ps 119:133Establish my footsteps in thy word; And let not any iniquity have dominion over me.
Ps 119:134Redeem me from the oppression of man: So will I observe thy precepts.
Ps 119:135Make thy face to shine upon thy servant; And teach me thy statutes.
Ps 119:136Streams of water run down mine eyes, Because they observe not thy law. TSADHE.
Ps 119:137Righteous art thou, O Jehovah, And upright are thy judgments.
Ps 119:138Thou hast commanded thy testimonies in righteousness And very faithfulness.
Ps 119:139My zeal hath consumed me, Because mine adversaries have forgotten thy words.
Ps 119:140Thy word is very pure; Therefore thy servant loveth it.
Ps 119:141I am small and despised; Yet do I not forget thy precepts.
Ps 119:142Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, And thy law is truth.
Ps 119:143Trouble and anguish have taken hold on me; Yet thy commandments are my delight.
Ps 119:144Thy testimonies are righteous for ever: Give me understanding, and I shall live. QOPH.
Ps 119:145I have called with my whole heart; answer me, O Jehovah: I will keep thy statutes.
Ps 119:146I have called unto thee; save me, And I shall observe thy testimonies.
Ps 119:147I anticipated the dawning of the morning, and cried: I hoped in thy words.
Ps 119:148Mine eyes anticipated the night-watches, That I might meditate on thy word.
Ps 119:149Hear my voice according unto thy lovingkindness: Quicken me, O Jehovah, according to thine ordinances.
Ps 119:150They draw nigh that follow after wickedness; They are far from thy law.
Ps 119:151Thou art nigh, O Jehovah; And all thy commandments are truth.
Ps 119:152Of old have I known from thy testimonies, That thou hast founded them for ever. RESH.
Ps 119:153Consider mine affliction, and deliver me; For I do not forget thy law.
Ps 119:154Plead thou my cause, and redeem me: Quicken me according to thy word.
Ps 119:155Salvation is far from the wicked; For they seek not thy statutes.
Ps 119:156Great are thy tender mercies, O Jehovah: Quicken me according to thine ordinances.
Ps 119:157Many are my persecutors and mine adversaries; Yet have I not swerved from thy testimonies.
Ps 119:158I beheld the treacherous, and was grieved, Because they observe not thy word.
Ps 119:159Consider how I love thy precepts: Quicken me, O Jehovah, according to thy lovingkindness.
Ps 119:160The sum of thy word is truth; And every one of thy righteous ordinances endureth for ever. SHIN.
Ps 119:161Princes have persecuted me without a cause; But my heart standeth in awe of thy words.
Ps 119:162I rejoice at thy word, As one that findeth great spoil.
Ps 119:163I hate and abhor falsehood; But thy law do I love.
Ps 119:164Seven times a day do I praise thee, Because of thy righteous ordinances.
Ps 119:165Great peace have they that love thy law; And they have no occasion of stumbling.
Ps 119:166I have hoped for thy salvation, O Jehovah, And have done thy commandments.
Ps 119:167My soul hath observed thy testimonies; And I love them exceedingly.
Ps 119:168I have observed thy precepts and thy testimonies; For all my ways are before thee. TAV.
Ps 119:169Let my cry come near before thee, O Jehovah: Give me understanding according to thy word.
Ps 119:170Let my supplication come before thee: Deliver me according to thy word.
Ps 119:171Let my lips utter praise; For thou teachest me thy statutes.
Ps 119:172Let my tongue sing of thy word; For all thy commandments are righteousness.
Ps 119:173Let thy hand be ready to help me; For I have chosen thy precepts.
Ps 119:174I have longed for thy salvation, O Jehovah; And thy law is my delight.
Ps 119:175Let my soul live, and it shall praise thee; And let thine ordinances help me.
Ps 119:176I have gone astray like a lost sheep; Seek thy servant; For I do not forget thy commandments. A Song of Ascents.