> Blessed are those whose ways are blameless, Who walk according to Yahweh's law.
119:2 Blessed are those who keep his statutes, Who seek him with their whole heart.
119:3 Yes, they do nothing wrong. They walk in his ways.
119:4 You have commanded your precepts, That we should fully obey them.
119:5 Oh that my ways were steadfast To obey your statutes!
119:6 Then I wouldn't be disappointed, When I consider all of your commandments.
119:7 I will give thanks to you with uprightness of heart, When I learn your righteous judgments.
119:8 I will observe your statutes. Don't utterly forsake me.
119:9 How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word.
119:10 With my whole heart, I have sought you. Don't let me wander from your commandments.
119:11 I have hidden your word in my heart, That I might not sin against you.
119:12 Blessed are you, Yahweh. Teach me your statutes.
119:13 With my lips, I have declared all the ordinances of your mouth.
119:14 I have rejoiced in the way of your testimonies, As much as in all riches.
119:15 I will meditate on your precepts, And consider your ways.
119:16 I will delight myself in your statutes. I will not forget your word.
119:17 Do good to your servant. I will live and I will obey your word.
119:18 Open my eyes, That I may see wondrous things out of your law.
119:19 I am a stranger on the earth. Don't hide your commandments from me.
119:20 My soul is consumed with longing for your ordinances at all times.
119:21 You have rebuked the proud who are cursed, Who wander from your commandments.
119:22 Take reproach and contempt away from me, For I have kept your statutes.
119:23 Though princes sit and slander me, Your servant will meditate on your statutes.
119:24 Indeed your statutes are my delight, And my counselors.
119:25 My soul is laid low in the dust. Revive me according to your word!
119:26 I declared my ways, and you answered me. Teach me your statutes.
119:27 Let me understand the teaching of your precepts! Then I will meditate on your wondrous works.
119:28 My soul is weary with sorrow: Strengthen me according to your word.
119:29 Keep me from the way of deceit. Grant me your law graciously!
119:30 I have chosen the way of truth. I have set my heart on your law.
119:31 I cling to your statutes, Yahweh. Don't let me be disappointed.
119:32 I run in the path of your commandments, For you have set my heart free.
119:33 Teach me, Yahweh, the way of your statutes. I will keep them to the end.
119:34 Give me understanding, and I will keep your law. Yes, I will obey it with my whole heart.
119:35 Direct me in the path of your commandments, For I delight in them.
119:36 Turn my heart toward your statutes, Not toward selfish gain.
119:37 Turn my eyes away from looking at worthless things. Revive me in your ways.
119:38 Fulfill your promise to your servant, That you may be feared.
119:39 Take away my disgrace that I dread, For your ordinances are good.
119:40 Behold, I long for your precepts! Revive me in your righteousness.
119:41 Let your loving kindness also come to me, Yahweh, Your salvation, according to your word.
119:42 So I will have an answer for him who reproaches me, For I trust in your word.
119:43 Don't snatch the word of truth out of my mouth, For I put my hope in your ordinances.
119:44 So I will obey your law continually, Forever and ever.
119:45 I will walk in liberty, For I have sought your precepts.
119:46 I will also speak of your statutes before kings, And will not be disappointed.
119:47 I will delight myself in your commandments, Because I love them.
119:48 I reach out my hands for your commandments, which I love. I will meditate on your statutes.
119:49 Remember your word to your servant, Because you gave me hope.
119:50 This is my comfort in my affliction, For your word has revived me.
119:51 The arrogant mock me excessively, But I don't swerve from your law.
119:52 I remember your ordinances of old, Yahweh, And have comforted myself.
119:53 Indignation has taken hold on me, Because of the wicked who forsake your law.
119:54 Your statutes have been my songs, In the house where I live.
119:55 I have remembered your name, Yahweh, in the night, And I obey your law.
119:56 This is my way, That I keep your precepts.
119:57 Yahweh is my portion. I promised to obey your words.
119:58 I sought your favor with my whole heart. Be merciful to me according to your word.
119:59 I considered my ways, And turned my steps to your statutes.
119:60 I will hurry, and not delay, To obey your commandments.
119:61 The ropes of the wicked bind me, But I won't forget your law.
119:62 At midnight I will rise to give thanks to you, Because of your righteous ordinances.
119:63 I am a friend of all those who fear you, Of those who observe your precepts.
119:64 The earth is full of your loving kindness, Yahweh. Teach me your statutes.
119:65 Do good to your servant, According to your word, Yahweh.
119:66 Teach me good judgment and knowledge, For I believe in your commandments.
119:67 Before I was afflicted, I went astray; But now I observe your word.
119:68 You are good, and do good. Teach me your statutes.
119:69 The proud have smeared a lie upon me. With my whole heart, I will keep your precepts.
119:70 Their heart is as callous as the fat, But I delight in your law.
119:71 It is good for me that I have been afflicted, That I may learn your statutes.
119:72 The law of your mouth is better to me than thousands of pieces of gold and silver.
119:73 Your hands have made me and formed me. Give me understanding, that I may learn your commandments.
119:74 Those who fear you will see me and be glad, Because I have put my hope in your word.
119:75 Yahweh, I know that your judgments are righteous, That in faithfulness you have afflicted me.
119:76 Please let your loving kindness be for my comfort, According to your word to your servant.
119:77 Let your tender mercies come to me, that I may live; For your law is my delight.
119:78 Let the proud be disappointed, for they have overthrown me wrongfully. I will meditate on your precepts.
119:79 Let those who fear you turn to me. They will know your statutes.
119:80 Let my heart be blameless toward your decrees, That I may not be disappointed.
119:81 My soul faints for your salvation. I hope in your word.
119:82 My eyes fail for your word. I say, "When will you comfort me?"
119:83 For I have become like a wineskin in the smoke. I don't forget your statutes.
119:84 How many are the days of your servant? When will you execute judgment on those who persecute me?
119:85 The proud have dug pits for me, Contrary to your law.
119:86 All of your commandments are faithful. They persecute me wrongfully. Help me!
119:87 They had almost wiped me from the earth, But I didn't forsake your precepts.
119:88 Preserve my life according to your loving kindness, So I will obey the statutes of your mouth.
119:89 Yahweh, your word is settled in heaven forever.
119:90 Your faithfulness is to all generations. You have established the earth, and it remains.
119:91 Your laws remain to this day, For all things serve you.
119:92 Unless your law had been my delight, I would have perished in my affliction.
119:93 I will never forget your precepts, For with them, you have revived me.
119:94 I am yours. Save me, for I have sought your precepts.
119:95 The wicked have waited for me, to destroy me. I will consider your statutes.
119:96 I have seen a limit to all perfection, But your commands are boundless.
119:97 How love I your law! It is my meditation all day.
119:98 Your commandments make me wiser than my enemies, For your commandments are always with me.
119:99 I have more understanding than all my teachers, For your testimonies are my meditation.
119:100 I understand more than the aged, Because I have kept your precepts.
119:101 I have kept my feet from every evil way, That I might observe your word.
119:102 I have not turned aside from your ordinances, For you have taught me.
119:103 How sweet are your promises to my taste, More than honey to my mouth!
119:104 Through your precepts, I get understanding; Therefore I hate every false way.
119:105 Your word is a lamp to my feet, And a light for my path.
119:106 I have sworn, and have confirmed it, That I will obey your righteous ordinances.
119:107 I am afflicted very much. Revive me, Yahweh, according to your word.
119:108 Accept, I beg you, the willing offerings of my mouth. Yahweh, teach me your ordinances.
119:109 My soul is continually in my hand, Yet I won't forget your law.
119:110 The wicked have laid a snare for me, Yet I haven't gone astray from your precepts.
119:111 I have taken your testimonies as a heritage forever, For they are the joy of my heart.
119:112 I have set my heart to perform your statutes forever, Even to the end.
119:113 I hate double-minded men, But I love your law.
119:114 You are my hiding place and my shield. I hope in your word.
119:115 Depart from me, you evildoers, That I may keep the commandments of my God.
119:116 Uphold me according to your word, that I may live. Let me not be ashamed of my hope.
119:117 Hold me up, and I will be safe, And will have respect for your statutes continually.
119:118 You reject all those who stray from your statutes, For their deceit is in vain.
119:119 You put away all the wicked of the earth like dross. Therefore I love your testimonies.
119:120 My flesh trembles for fear of you. I am afraid of your judgments.
119:121 I have done what is just and righteous. Don't leave me to my oppressors.
119:122 Ensure your servant's well-being. Don't let the proud oppress me.
119:123 My eyes fail looking for your salvation, For your righteous word.
119:124 Deal with your servant according to your loving kindness. Teach me your statutes.
119:125 I am your servant. Give me understanding, That I may know your testimonies.
119:126 It is time to act, Yahweh, For they break your law.
119:127 Therefore I love your commandments more than gold, Yes, more than pure gold.
119:128 Therefore I consider all of your precepts to be right. I hate every false way.
119:129 Your testimonies are wonderful, Therefore my soul keeps them.
119:130 The entrance of your words gives light. It gives understanding to the simple.
119:131 I opened my mouth wide and panted, For I longed for your commandments.
119:132 Turn to me, and have mercy on me, As you always do to those who love your name.
119:133 Establish my footsteps in your word. Don't let any iniquity have dominion over me.
119:134 Redeem me from the oppression of man, So I will observe your precepts.
119:135 Make your face shine on your servant. Teach me your statutes.
119:136 Streams of tears run down my eyes, Because they don't observe your law.
119:137 You are righteous, Yahweh. Your judgments are upright.
119:138 You have commanded your statutes in righteousness. They are fully trustworthy.
119:139 My zeal wears me out, Because my enemies ignore your words.
119:140 Your promises have been thoroughly tested, And your servant loves them.
119:141 I am small and despised. I don't forget your precepts.
119:142 Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness. Your law is truth.
119:143 Trouble and anguish have taken hold of me. Your commandments are my delight.
119:144 Your testimonies are righteous forever. Give me understanding, that I may live.
119:145 I have called with my whole heart. Answer me, Yahweh! I will keep your statutes.
119:146 I have called to you. Save me! I will obey your statutes.
119:147 I rise before dawn and cry for help. I put my hope in your words.
119:148 My eyes stay open through the night watches, That I might meditate on your word.
119:149 Hear my voice according to your loving kindness. Revive me, Yahweh, according to your ordinances.
119:150 They draw near who follow after wickedness. They are far from your law.
119:151 You are near, Yahweh. All your commandments are truth.
119:152 Of old I have known from your testimonies, That you have founded them forever.
119:153 Consider my affliction, and deliver me, For I don't forget your law.
119:154 Plead my cause, and redeem me! Revive me according to your promise.
119:155 Salvation is far from the wicked, For they don't seek your statutes.
119:156 Great are your tender mercies, Yahweh. Revive me according to your ordinances.
119:157 Many are my persecutors and my adversaries. I haven't swerved from your testimonies.
119:158 I look at the faithless with loathing, Because they don't observe your word.
119:159 Consider how I love your precepts. Revive me, Yahweh, according to your loving kindness.
119:160 All of your words are truth. Every one of your righteous ordinances endures forever.
119:161 Princes have persecuted me without a cause, But my heart stands in awe of your words.
119:162 I rejoice at your word, As one who finds great spoil.
119:163 I hate and abhor falsehood. I love your law.
119:164 Seven times a day, I praise you, Because of your righteous ordinances.
119:165 Those who love your law have great peace. Nothing causes them to stumble.
119:166 I have hoped for your salvation, Yahweh. I have done your commandments.
119:167 My soul has observed your testimonies. I love them exceedingly.
119:168 I have obeyed your precepts and your testimonies, For all my ways are before you.
119:169 Let my cry come before you, Yahweh. Give me understanding according to your word.
119:170 Let my supplication come before you. Deliver me according to your word.
119:171 Let my lips utter praise, For you teach me your statutes.
119:172 Let my tongue sing of your word, For all your commandments are righteousness.
119:173 Let your hand be ready to help me, For I have chosen your precepts.
119:174 I have longed for your salvation, Yahweh. Your law is my delight.
119:175 Let my soul live, that I may praise you. Let your ordinances help me.
119:176 I have gone astray like a lost sheep. Seek your servant, for I don't forget your commandments.