PSALMS - Chapter 119

1 - Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD.
2 - Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart.
3 - They also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways.
4 - Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently.
5 - O that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes!
6 - Then shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect unto all thy commandments.
7 - I will praise thee with uprightness of heart, when I shall have learned thy righteous judgments.
8 - I will keep thy statutes: O forsake me not utterly.
9 - Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word.
10 - With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments.
11 - Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.
12 - Blessed art thou, O LORD: teach me thy statutes.
13 - With my lips have I declared all the judgments of thy mouth.
14 - I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all riches.
15 - I will meditate in thy precepts, and have respect unto thy ways.
16 - I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word.
17 - Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live, and keep thy word.
18 - Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law.
19 - I am a stranger in the earth: hide not thy commandments from me.
20 - My soul breaketh for the longing that it hath unto thy judgments at all times.
21 - Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, which do err from thy commandments.
22 - Remove from me reproach and contempt; for I have kept thy testimonies.
23 - Princes also did sit and speak against me: but thy servant did meditate in thy statutes.
24 - Thy testimonies also are my delight and my counsellors.leth.
25 - My soul cleaveth unto the dust: quicken thou me according to thy word.
26 - I have declared my ways, and thou heardest me: teach me thy statutes.
27 - Make me to understand the way of thy precepts: so shall I talk of thy wondrous works.
28 - My soul melteth for heaviness: strengthen thou me according unto thy word.
29 - Remove from me the way of lying: and grant me thy law graciously.
30 - I have chosen the way of truth: thy judgments have I laid before me.
31 - I have stuck unto thy testimonies: O LORD, put me not to shame.
32 - I will run the way of thy commandments, when thou shalt enlarge my heart.
33 - Teach me, O LORD, the way of thy statutes; and I shall keep it unto the end.
34 - Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.
35 - Make me to go in the path of thy commandments; for therein do I delight.
36 - Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.
37 - Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken thou me in thy way.
38 - Stablish thy word unto thy servant, who is devoted to thy fear.
39 - Turn away my reproach which I fear: for thy judgments are good.
40 - Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: quicken me in thy righteousness.
41 - Let thy mercies come also unto me, O LORD, even thy salvation, according to thy word.
42 - So shall I have wherewith to answer him that reproacheth me: for I trust in thy word.
43 - And take not the word of truth utterly out of my mouth; for I have hoped in thy judgments.
44 - So shall I keep thy law continually for ever and ever.
45 - And I will walk at liberty: for I seek thy precepts.
46 - I will speak of thy testimonies also before kings, and will not be ashamed.
47 - And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I have loved.
48 - My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandments, which I have loved; and I will meditate in thy statutes.
49 - Remember the word unto thy servant, upon which thou hast caused me to hope.
50 - This is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word hath quickened me.
51 - The proud have had me greatly in derision: yet have I not declined from thy law.
52 - I remembered thy judgments of old, O LORD; and have comforted myself.
53 - Horror hath taken hold upon me because of the wicked that forsake thy law.
54 - Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.
55 - I have remembered thy name, O LORD, in the night, and have kept thy law.
56 - This I had, because I kept thy precepts.
57 - Thou art my portion, O LORD: I have said that I would keep thy words.
58 - I intreated thy favour with my whole heart: be merciful unto me according to thy word.
59 - I thought on my ways, and turned my feet unto thy testimonies.
60 - I made haste, and delayed not to keep thy commandments.
61 - The bands of the wicked have robbed me: but I have not forgotten thy law.
62 - At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee because of thy righteous judgments.
63 - I am a companion of all them that fear thee, and of them that keep thy precepts.
64 - The earth, O LORD, is full of thy mercy: teach me thy statutes.
65 - Thou hast dealt well with thy servant, O LORD, according unto thy word.
66 - Teach me good judgment and knowledge: for I have believed thy commandments.
67 - Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word.
68 - Thou art good, and doest good; teach me thy statutes.
69 - The proud have forged a lie against me: but I will keep thy precepts with my whole heart.
70 - Their heart is as fat as grease; but I delight in thy law.
71 - It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes.
72 - The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.
73 - Thy hands have made me and fashioned me: give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments.
74 - They that fear thee will be glad when they see me; because I have hoped in thy word.
75 - I know, O LORD, that thy judgments are right, and that thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me.
76 - Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for my comfort, according to thy word unto thy servant.
77 - Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live: for thy law is my delight.
78 - Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me without a cause: but I will meditate in thy precepts.
79 - Let those that fear thee turn unto me, and those that have known thy testimonies.
80 - Let my heart be sound in thy statutes; that I be not ashamed.
81 - My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word.
82 - Mine eyes fail for thy word, saying, When wilt thou comfort me?
83 - For I am become like a bottle in the smoke; yet do I not forget thy statutes.
84 - How many are the days of thy servant? when wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me?
85 - The proud have digged pits for me, which are not after thy law.
86 - All thy commandments are faithful: they persecute me wrongfully; help thou me.
87 - They had almost consumed me upon earth; but I forsook not thy precepts.
88 - Quicken me after thy lovingkindness; so shall I keep the testimony of thy mouth.
89 - For ever, O LORD, thy word is settled in heaven.
90 - Thy faithfulness is unto all generations: thou hast established the earth, and it abideth.
91 - They continue this day according to thine ordinances: for all are thy servants.
92 - Unless thy law had been my delights, I should then have perished in mine affliction.
93 - I will never forget thy precepts: for with them thou hast quickened me.
94 - I am thine, save me: for I have sought thy precepts.
95 - The wicked have waited for me to destroy me: but I will consider thy testimonies.
96 - I have seen an end of all perfection: but thy commandment is exceeding broad.
97 - O how I love thy law! it is my meditation all the day.
98 - Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies: for they are ever with me.
99 - I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation.
100 - I understand more than the ancients, because I keep thy precepts.
101 - I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I might keep thy word.
102 - I have not departed from thy judgments: for thou hast taught me.
103 - How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth!
104 - Through thy precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way.
105 - Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.
106 - I have sworn, and I will perform it, that I will keep thy righteous judgments.
107 - I am afflicted very much: quicken me, O LORD, according unto thy word.
108 - Accept, I beseech thee, the freewill offerings of my mouth, O LORD, and teach me thy judgments.
109 - My soul is continually in my hand: yet do I not forget thy law.
110 - The wicked have laid a snare for me: yet I erred not from thy precepts.
111 - Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever: for they are the rejoicing of my heart.
112 - I have inclined mine heart to perform thy statutes alway, even unto the end.
113 - I hate vain thoughts: but thy law do I love.
114 - Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy word.
115 - Depart from me, ye evildoers: for I will keep the commandments of my God.
116 - Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live: and let me not be ashamed of my hope.
117 - Hold thou me up, and I shall be safe: and I will have respect unto thy statutes continually.
118 - Thou hast trodden down all them that err from thy statutes: for their deceit is falsehood.
119 - Thou puttest away all the wicked of the earth like dross: therefore I love thy testimonies.
120 - My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.
121 - I have done judgment and justice: leave me not to mine oppressors.
122 - Be surety for thy servant for good: let not the proud oppress me.
123 - Mine eyes fail for thy salvation, and for the word of thy righteousness.
124 - Deal with thy servant according unto thy mercy, and teach me thy statutes.
125 - I am thy servant; give me understanding, that I may know thy testimonies.
126 - It is time for thee, LORD, to work: for they have made void thy law.
127 - Therefore I love thy commandments above gold; yea, above fine gold.
128 - Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way.
129 - Thy testimonies are wonderful: therefore doth my soul keep them.
130 - The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple.
131 - I opened my mouth, and panted: for I longed for thy commandments.
132 - Look thou upon me, and be merciful unto me, as thou usest to do unto those that love thy name.
133 - Order my steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.
134 - Deliver me from the oppression of man: so will I keep thy precepts.
135 - Make thy face to shine upon thy servant; and teach me thy statutes.
136 - Rivers of waters run down mine eyes, because they keep not thy law.
137 - Righteous art thou, O LORD, and upright are thy judgments.
138 - Thy testimonies that thou hast commanded are righteous and very faithful.
139 - My zeal hath consumed me, because mine enemies have forgotten thy words.
140 - Thy word is very pure: therefore thy servant loveth it.
141 - I am small and despised: yet do not I forget thy precepts.
142 - Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is the truth.
143 - Trouble and anguish have taken hold on me: yet thy commandments are my delights.
144 - The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live.
145 - I cried with my whole heart; hear me, O LORD: I will keep thy statutes.
146 - I cried unto thee; save me, and I shall keep thy testimonies.
147 - I prevented the dawning of the morning, and cried: I hoped in thy word.
148 - Mine eyes prevent the night watches, that I might meditate in thy word.
149 - Hear my voice according unto thy lovingkindness: O LORD, quicken me according to thy judgment.
150 - They draw nigh that follow after mischief: they are far from thy law.
151 - Thou art near, O LORD; and all thy commandments are truth.
152 - Concerning thy testimonies, I have known of old that thou hast founded them for ever.
153 - Consider mine affliction, and deliver me: for I do not forget thy law.
154 - Plead my cause, and deliver me: quicken me according to thy word.
155 - Salvation is far from the wicked: for they seek not thy statutes.
156 - Great are thy tender mercies, O LORD: quicken me according to thy judgments.
157 - Many are my persecutors and mine enemies; yet do I not decline from thy testimonies.
158 - I beheld the transgressors, and was grieved; because they kept not thy word.
159 - Consider how I love thy precepts: quicken me, O LORD, according to thy lovingkindness.
160 - Thy word is true from the beginning: and every one of thy righteous judgments endureth for ever.
161 - Princes have persecuted me without a cause: but my heart standeth in awe of thy word.
162 - I rejoice at thy word, as one that findeth great spoil.
163 - I hate and abhor lying: but thy law do I love.
164 - Seven times a day do I praise thee because of thy righteous judgments.
165 - Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them.
166 - LORD, I have hoped for thy salvation, and done thy commandments.
167 - My soul hath kept thy testimonies; and I love them exceedingly.
168 - I have kept thy precepts and thy testimonies: for all my ways are before thee.
169 - Let my cry come near before thee, O LORD: give me understanding according to thy word.
170 - Let my supplication come before thee: deliver me according to thy word.
171 - My lips shall utter praise, when thou hast taught me thy statutes.
172 - My tongue shall speak of thy word: for all thy commandments are righteousness.
173 - Let thine hand help me; for I have chosen thy precepts.
174 - I have longed for thy salvation, O LORD; and thy law is my delight.
175 - Let my soul live, and it shall praise thee; and let thy judgments help me.
176 - I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek thy servant; for I do not forget thy commandments.