PS 119:1 `Aleph.' O the happiness of those perfect in the way, They are walking in the law of Jehovah,
PS 119:2 O the happiness of those keeping His testimonies, With the whole heart they seek Him.
PS 119:3 Yea, they have not done iniquity, In His ways they have walked.
PS 119:4 Thou hast commanded us Thy precepts to keep diligently,
PS 119:5 O that my ways were prepared to keep Thy statutes,
PS 119:6 Then I am not ashamed In my looking unto all Thy commands.
PS 119:7 I confess Thee with uprightness of heart, In my learning the judgments of Thy righteousness.
PS 119:8 Thy statutes I keep, leave me not utterly!
PS 119:9 `Beth.' With what doth a young man purify his path? To observe -- according to Thy word.
PS 119:10 With all my heart I have sought Thee, Let me not err from Thy commands.
PS 119:11 In my heart I have hid Thy saying, That I sin not before Thee.
PS 119:12 Blessed `art' Thou, O Jehovah, teach me Thy statutes.
PS 119:13 With my lips I have recounted All the judgments of Thy mouth.
PS 119:14 In the way of Thy testimonies I have joyed, As over all wealth.
PS 119:15 In Thy precepts I meditate, And I behold attentively Thy paths.
PS 119:16 In Thy statutes I delight myself, I do not forget Thy word.
PS 119:17 `Gimel.' Confer benefits on Thy servant, I live, and I keep Thy word.
PS 119:18 Uncover mine eyes, and I behold wonders out of Thy law.
PS 119:19 A sojourner I `am' on earth, Hide not from me Thy commands.
PS 119:20 Broken hath my soul for desire Unto Thy judgments at all times.
PS 119:21 Thou hast rebuked the cursed proud, Who are erring from Thy commands.
PS 119:22 Remove from me reproach and contempt, For Thy testimonies I have kept.
PS 119:23 Princes also sat -- against me they spoke, Thy servant doth meditate in Thy statutes,
PS 119:24 Thy testimonies also `are' my delight, The men of my counsel!
PS 119:25 `Daleth.' Cleaved to the dust hath my soul, Quicken me according to Thy word.
PS 119:26 My ways I have recounted, And Thou answerest me, teach me Thy statutes,
PS 119:27 The way of Thy precepts cause me to understand, And I meditate in Thy wonders.
PS 119:28 My soul hath dropped from affliction, Establish me according to Thy word.
PS 119:29 The way of falsehood turn aside from me And with Thy law favour me.
PS 119:30 The way of faithfulness I have chosen, Thy judgments I have compared,
PS 119:31 I have adhered to Thy testimonies, O Jehovah, put me not to shame.
PS 119:32 The way of Thy commands I run, For Thou dost enlarge my heart!
PS 119:33 `He.' Show me, O Jehovah, the way of Thy statutes, And I keep it -- `to' the end.
PS 119:34 Cause me to understand, and I keep Thy law, And observe it with the whole heart.
PS 119:35 Cause me to tread in the path of Thy commands, For in it I have delighted.
PS 119:36 Incline my heart unto Thy testimonies, And not unto dishonest gain.
PS 119:37 Remove mine eyes from seeing vanity, In Thy way quicken Thou me.
PS 119:38 Establish to Thy servant Thy saying, That `is' concerning Thy fear.
PS 119:39 Remove my reproach that I have feared, For Thy judgments `are' good.
PS 119:40 Lo, I have longed for Thy precepts, In Thy righteousness quicken Thou me,
PS 119:41 `Waw.' And meet me doth Thy kindness, O Jehovah, Thy salvation according to Thy saying.
PS 119:42 And I answer him who is reproaching me a word, For I have trusted in Thy word.
PS 119:43 And Thou takest not utterly away From my mouth the word of truth, Because for Thy judgment I have hoped.
PS 119:44 And I keep Thy law continually, To the age and for ever.
PS 119:45 And I walk habitually in a broad place, For Thy precepts I have sought.
PS 119:46 And I speak of Thy testimonies before kings, And I am not ashamed.
PS 119:47 And I delight myself in Thy commands, That I have loved,
PS 119:48 And I lift up my hands unto Thy commands, That I have loved, And I do meditate on Thy statutes!
PS 119:49 `Zain.' Remember the word to Thy servant, On which Thou hast caused me to hope.
PS 119:50 This `is' my comfort in mine affliction, That Thy saying hath quickened me.
PS 119:51 The proud have utterly scorned me, From Thy law I have not turned aside.
PS 119:52 I remembered Thy judgments of old, O Jehovah, And I comfort myself.
PS 119:53 Horror hath seized me, Because of the wicked forsaking Thy law.
PS 119:54 Songs have been to me Thy statutes, In the house of my sojournings.
PS 119:55 I have remembered in the night Thy name, O Jehovah, And I do keep Thy law.
PS 119:56 This hath been to me, That Thy precepts I have kept!
PS 119:57 `Cheth.' My portion `is' Jehovah; I have said -- to keep Thy words,
PS 119:58 I appeased Thy face with the whole heart, Favour me according to Thy saying.
PS 119:59 I have reckoned my ways, And turn back my feet unto Thy testimonies.
PS 119:60 I have made haste, And delayed not, to keep Thy commands.
PS 119:61 Cords of the wicked have surrounded me, Thy law I have not forgotten.
PS 119:62 At midnight I rise to give thanks to Thee, For the judgments of Thy righteousness.
PS 119:63 A companion I `am' to all who fear Thee, And to those keeping Thy precepts.
PS 119:64 Of Thy kindness, O Jehovah, the earth is full, Thy statutes teach Thou me!
PS 119:65 `Teth.' Good Thou didst with Thy servant, O Jehovah, According to Thy word.
PS 119:66 The goodness of reason and knowledge teach me, For in Thy commands I have believed.
PS 119:67 Before I am afflicted, I -- I am erring, And now Thy saying I have kept.
PS 119:68 Good Thou `art', and doing good, Teach me Thy statutes.
PS 119:69 Forged against me falsehood have the proud, I with the whole heart keep Thy precepts.
PS 119:70 Insensate as fat hath been their heart, I -- in Thy law I have delighted.
PS 119:71 Good for me that I have been afflicted, That I might learn Thy statutes.
PS 119:72 Better to me `is' the law of Thy mouth Than thousands of gold and silver!
PS 119:73 `Yod.' Thy hands made me and establish me, Cause me to understand, and I learn Thy commands.
PS 119:74 Those fearing Thee see me and rejoice, Because for Thy word I have hoped.
PS 119:75 I have known, O Jehovah, That righteous `are' Thy judgments, And `in' faithfulness Thou hast afflicted me.
PS 119:76 Let, I pray Thee, Thy kindness be to comfort me, According to Thy saying to Thy servant.
PS 119:77 Meet me do Thy mercies, and I live, For Thy law `is' my delight.
PS 119:78 Ashamed are the proud, For `with' falsehood they dealt perversely with me. I meditate in Thy precepts.
PS 119:79 Those fearing Thee turn back to me, And those knowing Thy testimonies.
PS 119:80 My heart is perfect in Thy statutes, So that I am not ashamed.
PS 119:81 `Kaph.' Consumed for Thy salvation hath been my soul, For Thy word I have hoped.
PS 119:82 Consumed have been mine eyes for Thy word, Saying, `When doth it comfort me?'
PS 119:83 For I have been as a bottle in smoke, Thy statutes I have not forgotten.
PS 119:84 How many `are' the days of Thy servant? When dost Thou execute Against my pursuers judgment?
PS 119:85 The proud have digged for me pits, That `are' not according to Thy law.
PS 119:86 All Thy commands `are' faithfulness, `With' falsehood they have pursued me, Help Thou me.
PS 119:87 Almost consumed me on earth have they, And I -- I have not forsaken Thy precepts.
PS 119:88 According to Thy kindness quicken Thou me, And I keep the testimony of Thy mouth!
PS 119:89 `Lamed.' To the age, O Jehovah, Thy word is set up in the heavens.
PS 119:90 To all generations Thy faithfulness, Thou didst establish earth, and it standeth.
PS 119:91 According to Thine ordinances They have stood this day, for the whole `are' Thy servants.
PS 119:92 Unless Thy law `were' my delights, Then had I perished in mine affliction.
PS 119:93 To the age I forget not Thy precepts, For by them Thou hast quickened me.
PS 119:94 I `am' Thine, save Thou me, For Thy precepts I have sought.
PS 119:95 Thy wicked waited for me to destroy me, Thy testimonies I understand.
PS 119:96 Of all perfection I have seen an end, Broad `is' Thy command -- exceedingly!
PS 119:97 `Mem.' O how I have loved Thy law! All the day it `is' my meditation.
PS 119:98 Than mine enemies Thy command maketh me wiser, For it `is' before me to the age.
PS 119:99 Above all my teachers I have acted wisely. For Thy testimonies `are' my meditation.
PS 119:100 Above elders I understand more, For Thy precepts I have kept.
PS 119:101 From every evil path I restrained my feet, So that I keep Thy word.
PS 119:102 From Thy judgments I turned not aside, For Thou -- Thou hast directed me.
PS 119:103 How sweet to my palate hath been Thy saying, Above honey to my mouth.
PS 119:104 From Thy precepts I have understanding, Therefore I have hated every false path!
PS 119:105 `Nun.' A lamp to my foot `is' Thy word, And a light to my path.
PS 119:106 I have sworn, and I confirm `it', To keep the judgments of Thy righteousness.
PS 119:107 I have been afflicted very much, O Jehovah, quicken me, according to Thy word.
PS 119:108 Free-will-offerings of my mouth, Accept, I pray Thee, O Jehovah, And Thy judgments teach Thou me.
PS 119:109 My soul `is' in my hand continually, And Thy law I have not forgotten.
PS 119:110 The wicked have laid a snare for me, And from thy precepts I wandered not.
PS 119:111 I have inherited Thy testimonies to the age, For the joy of my heart `are' they.
PS 119:112 I have inclined my heart To do Thy statutes, to the age -- `to' the end!
PS 119:113 `Samech.' Doubting ones I have hated, And Thy law I have loved.
PS 119:114 My hiding place and my shield `art' Thou, For Thy word I have hoped.
PS 119:115 Turn aside from me, ye evil-doers, And I keep the commands of my God.
PS 119:116 Sustain me according to Thy saying, And I live, and Thou puttest me not to shame Because of my hope.
PS 119:117 Support Thou me, and I am saved, And I look on Thy statutes continually.
PS 119:118 Thou hast trodden down All going astray from Thy statutes, For falsehood `is' their deceit.
PS 119:119 Dross! Thou hast caused to cease All the wicked of the earth; Therefore I have loved Thy testimonies.
PS 119:120 Trembled from Thy fear hath my flesh, And from Thy judgments I have been afraid!
PS 119:121 `Ain.' I have done judgment and righteousness, Leave me not to mine oppressors.
PS 119:122 Make sure Thy servant for good, Let not the proud oppress me.
PS 119:123 Mine eyes have been consumed for Thy salvation. And for the saying of Thy righteousness.
PS 119:124 Do with Thy servant according to Thy kindness. And Thy statutes teach Thou me.
PS 119:125 Thy servant `am' I -- cause me to understand, And I know Thy testimonies.
PS 119:126 Time for Jehovah to work! they have made void Thy law.
PS 119:127 Therefore I have loved Thy commands Above gold -- even fine gold.
PS 119:128 Therefore all my appointments I have declared wholly right, Every path of falsehood I have hated!
PS 119:129 `Pe.' Wonderful `are' Thy testimonies, Therefore hath my soul kept them.
PS 119:130 The opening of Thy words enlighteneth, Instructing the simple.
PS 119:131 My mouth I have opened, yea, I pant, For, for Thy commands I have longed.
PS 119:132 Look unto me, and favour me, As customary to those loving Thy name.
PS 119:133 My steps establish by Thy saying, And any iniquity doth not rule over me.
PS 119:134 Ransom me from the oppression of man, And I observe Thy precepts,
PS 119:135 Thy face cause to shine on Thy servant, And teach me Thy statutes.
PS 119:136 Rivulets of waters have come down mine eyes, Because they have not kept Thy law!
PS 119:137 `Tzade.' Righteous `art' Thou, O Jehovah, And upright `are' Thy judgments.
PS 119:138 Thou hast appointed Thy testimonies, Righteous and exceeding faithful,
PS 119:139 Cut me off hath my zeal, For mine adversaries forgot Thy words.
PS 119:140 Tried `is' thy saying exceedingly, And Thy servant hath loved it.
PS 119:141 Small I `am', and despised, Thy precepts I have not forgotten.
PS 119:142 Thy righteousness `is' righteousness to the age, And Thy law `is' truth.
PS 119:143 Adversity and distress have found me, Thy commands `are' my delights.
PS 119:144 The righteousness of Thy testimonies `is' to Cause me to understand, and I live!
PS 119:145 `Koph.' I have called with the whole heart, Answer me, O Jehovah, Thy statutes I keep,
PS 119:146 I have called Thee, save Thou me, And I do keep Thy testimonies.
PS 119:147 I have gone forward in the dawn, and I cry, For Thy word I have hoped.
PS 119:148 Mine eyes have gone before the watches, To meditate in Thy saying.
PS 119:149 My voice hear, according to Thy kindness, Jehovah, according to Thy judgment quicken me.
PS 119:150 Near have been my wicked pursuers, From Thy law they have been far off.
PS 119:151 Near `art' Thou, O Jehovah, And all Thy commands `are' truth.
PS 119:152 Of old I have known Thy testimonies, That to the age Thou hast founded them!
PS 119:153 `Resh.' See my affliction, and deliver Thou me, For Thy law I have not forgotten.
PS 119:154 Plead my plea, and redeem me, According to Thy saying quicken me.
PS 119:155 Far from the wicked `is' salvation, For Thy statutes they have not sought.
PS 119:156 Thy mercies `are' many, O Jehovah, According to Thy judgments quicken me.
PS 119:157 Many `are' my pursuers, and adversaries, From Thy testimonies I have not turned aside.
PS 119:158 I have seen treacherous ones, And grieve myself, Because Thy saying they have not kept.
PS 119:159 See, for thy precepts I have loved, Jehovah, According to Thy kindness quicken me.
PS 119:160 The sum of Thy word `is' truth, And to the age `is' every judgment of Thy righteousness!
PS 119:161 `Shin.' Princes have pursued me without cause, And because of Thy words was my heart afraid.
PS 119:162 I do rejoice concerning Thy saying, As one finding abundant spoil.
PS 119:163 Falsehood I have hated, yea I abominate `it', Thy law I have loved.
PS 119:164 Seven `times' in a day I have praised Thee, Because of the judgments of Thy righteousness.
PS 119:165 Abundant peace have those loving Thy law, And they have no stumbling-block.
PS 119:166 I have waited for Thy salvation, O Jehovah, And Thy commands I have done.
PS 119:167 Kept hath my soul Thy testimonies, And I do love them exceedingly.
PS 119:168 I have kept Thy precepts and Thy testimonies, For all my ways are before Thee!
PS 119:169 `Taw.' My loud cry cometh near before Thee, O Jehovah; According to Thy word cause me to understand.
PS 119:170 My supplication cometh in before Thee, According to Thy saying deliver Thou me.
PS 119:171 My lips do utter praise, For Thou dost teach me Thy statutes.
PS 119:172 My tongue doth sing of Thy saying, For all Thy commands `are' righteous.
PS 119:173 Thy hand is for a help to me, For Thy commands I have chosen.
PS 119:174 I have longed for Thy salvation, O Jehovah, And Thy law `is' my delight.
PS 119:175 My soul liveth, and it doth praise Thee, And Thy judgments do help me.
PS 119:176 I wandered as a lost sheep, seek Thy servant, For Thy precepts I have not forgotten!