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Psalms 119

Psalms 119:1  
ALEPH. Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD.

Psalms 119:2  
Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart.

Psalms 119:3  
They also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways.

Psalms 119:4  
Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently.

Psalms 119:5  
O that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes!

Psalms 119:6  
Then shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect unto all thy commandments.

Psalms 119:7  
I will praise thee with uprightness of heart, when I shall have learned thy righteous judgments.

Psalms 119:8  
I will keep thy statutes: O forsake me not utterly.

Psalms 119:9  
BETH. Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word.

Psalms 119:10  
With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments.

Psalms 119:11  
Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.

Psalms 119:12  
Blessed art thou, O LORD: teach me thy statutes.

Psalms 119:13  
With my lips have I declared all the judgments of thy mouth.

Psalms 119:14  
I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all riches.

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I will meditate in thy precepts, and have respect unto thy ways.

Psalms 119:16  
I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word.

Psalms 119:17  
GIMEL. Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live, and keep thy word.

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Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law.

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I am a stranger in the earth: hide not thy commandments from me.

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My soul breaketh for the longing that it hath unto thy judgments at all times.

Psalms 119:21  
Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, which do err from thy commandments.

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Remove from me reproach and contempt; for I have kept thy testimonies.

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Princes also did sit and speak against me: but thy servant did meditate in thy statutes.

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Thy testimonies also are my delight and my counsellors.

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DALETH. My soul cleaveth unto the dust: quicken thou me according to thy word.

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I have declared my ways, and thou heardest me: teach me thy statutes.

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Make me to understand the way of thy precepts: so shall I talk of thy wondrous works.

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My soul melteth for heaviness: strengthen thou me according unto thy word.

Psalms 119:29  
Remove from me the way of lying: and grant me thy law graciously.

Psalms 119:30  
I have chosen the way of truth: thy judgments have I laid before me.

Psalms 119:31  
I have stuck unto thy testimonies: O LORD, put me not to shame.

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I will run the way of thy commandments, when thou shalt enlarge my heart.

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HE. Teach me, O LORD, the way of thy statutes; and I shall keep it unto the end.

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Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.

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Make me to go in the path of thy commandments; for therein do I delight.

Psalms 119:36  
Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.

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Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken thou me in thy way.

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Stablish thy word unto thy servant, who is devoted to thy fear.

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Turn away my reproach which I fear: for thy judgments are good.

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Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: quicken me in thy righteousness.

Psalms 119:41  
VAU. Let thy mercies come also unto me, O LORD, even thy salvation, according to thy word.

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So shall I have wherewith to answer him that reproacheth me: for I trust in thy word.

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And take not the word of truth utterly out of my mouth; for I have hoped in thy judgments.

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So shall I keep thy law continually for ever and ever.

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And I will walk at liberty: for I seek thy precepts.

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I will speak of thy testimonies also before kings, and will not be ashamed.

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And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I have loved.

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My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandments, which I have loved; and I will meditate in thy statutes.

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ZAIN. Remember the word unto thy servant, upon which thou hast caused me to hope.

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This is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word hath quickened me.

Psalms 119:51  
The proud have had me greatly in derision: yet have I not declined from thy law.

Psalms 119:52  
I remembered thy judgments of old, O LORD; and have comforted myself.

Psalms 119:53  
Horror hath taken hold upon me because of the wicked that forsake thy law.

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Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.

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I have remembered thy name, O LORD, in the night, and have kept thy law.

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This I had, because I kept thy precepts.

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CHETH. Thou art my portion, O LORD: I have said that I would keep thy words.

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I intreated thy favour with my whole heart: be merciful unto me according to thy word.

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I thought on my ways, and turned my feet unto thy testimonies.

Psalms 119:60  
I made haste, and delayed not to keep thy commandments.

Psalms 119:61  
The bands of the wicked have robbed me: but I have not forgotten thy law.

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At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee because of thy righteous judgments.

Psalms 119:63  
I am a companion of all them that fear thee, and of them that keep thy precepts.

Psalms 119:64  
The earth, O LORD, is full of thy mercy: teach me thy statutes.

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TETH. Thou hast dealt well with thy servant, O LORD, according unto thy word.

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Teach me good judgment and knowledge: for I have believed thy commandments.

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Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word.

Psalms 119:68  
Thou art good, and doest good; teach me thy statutes.

Psalms 119:69  
The proud have forged a lie against me: but I will keep thy precepts with my whole heart.

Psalms 119:70  
Their heart is as fat as grease; but I delight in thy law.

Psalms 119:71  
It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes.

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The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.

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JOD. Thy hands have made me and fashioned me: give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments.

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They that fear thee will be glad when they see me; because I have hoped in thy word.

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I know, O LORD, that thy judgments are right, and that thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me.

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Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for my comfort, according to thy word unto thy servant.

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Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live: for thy law is my delight.

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Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me without a cause: but I will meditate in thy precepts.

Psalms 119:79  
Let those that fear thee turn unto me, and those that have known thy testimonies.

Psalms 119:80  
Let my heart be sound in thy statutes; that I be not ashamed.

Psalms 119:81  
CAPH. My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word.

Psalms 119:82  
Mine eyes fail for thy word, saying, When wilt thou comfort me?

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For I am become like a bottle in the smoke; yet do I not forget thy statutes.

Psalms 119:84  
How many are the days of thy servant? when wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me?

Psalms 119:85  
The proud have digged pits for me, which are not after thy law.

Psalms 119:86  
All thy commandments are faithful: they persecute me wrongfully; help thou me.

Psalms 119:87  
They had almost consumed me upon earth; but I forsook not thy precepts.

Psalms 119:88  
Quicken me after thy lovingkindness; so shall I keep the testimony of thy mouth.

Psalms 119:89  
LAMED. For ever, O LORD, thy word is settled in heaven.

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Thy faithfulness is unto all generations: thou hast established the earth, and it abideth.

Psalms 119:91  
They continue this day according to thine ordinances: for all are thy servants.

Psalms 119:92  
Unless thy law had been my delights, I should then have perished in mine affliction.

Psalms 119:93  
I will never forget thy precepts: for with them thou hast quickened me.

Psalms 119:94  
I am thine, save me; for I have sought thy precepts.

Psalms 119:95  
The wicked have waited for me to destroy me: but I will consider thy testimonies.

Psalms 119:96  
I have seen an end of all perfection: but thy commandment is exceeding broad.

Psalms 119:97  
MEM. O how love I thy law! it is my meditation all the day.

Psalms 119:98  
Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies: for they are ever with me.

Psalms 119:99  
I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation.

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I understand more than the ancients, because I keep thy precepts.

Psalms 119:101  
I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I might keep thy word.

Psalms 119:102  
I have not departed from thy judgments: for thou hast taught me.

Psalms 119:103  
How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth!

Psalms 119:104  
Through thy precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way.

Psalms 119:105  
NUN. Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.

Psalms 119:106  
I have sworn, and I will perform it, that I will keep thy righteous judgments.

Psalms 119:107  
I am afflicted very much: quicken me, O LORD, according unto thy word.

Psalms 119:108  
Accept, I beseech thee, the freewill offerings of my mouth, O LORD, and teach me thy judgments.

Psalms 119:109  
My soul is continually in my hand: yet do I not forget thy law.

Psalms 119:110  
The wicked have laid a snare for me: yet I erred not from thy precepts.

Psalms 119:111  
Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever: for they are the rejoicing of my heart.

Psalms 119:112  
I have inclined mine heart to perform thy statutes alway, even unto the end.

Psalms 119:113  
SAMECH. I hate vain thoughts: but thy law do I love.

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Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy word.

Psalms 119:115  
Depart from me, ye evildoers: for I will keep the commandments of my God.

Psalms 119:116  
Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live: and let me not be ashamed of my hope.

Psalms 119:117  
Hold thou me up, and I shall be safe: and I will have respect unto thy statutes continually.

Psalms 119:118  
Thou hast trodden down all them that err from thy statutes: for their deceit is falsehood.

Psalms 119:119  
Thou puttest away all the wicked of the earth like dross: therefore I love thy testimonies.

Psalms 119:120  
My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.

Psalms 119:121  
AIN. I have done judgment and justice: leave me not to mine oppressors.

Psalms 119:122  
Be surety for thy servant for good: let not the proud oppress me.

Psalms 119:123  
Mine eyes fail for thy salvation, and for the word of thy righteousness.

Psalms 119:124  
Deal with thy servant according unto thy mercy, and teach me thy statutes.

Psalms 119:125  
I am thy servant; give me understanding, that I may know thy testimonies.

Psalms 119:126  
It is time for thee, LORD, to work: for they have made void thy law.

Psalms 119:127  
Therefore I love thy commandments above gold; yea, above fine gold.

Psalms 119:128  
Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way.

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PE. Thy testimonies are wonderful: therefore doth my soul keep them.

Psalms 119:130  
The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple.

Psalms 119:131  
I opened my mouth, and panted: for I longed for thy commandments.

Psalms 119:132  
Look thou upon me, and be merciful unto me, as thou usest to do unto those that love thy name.

Psalms 119:133  
Order my steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.

Psalms 119:134  
Deliver me from the oppression of man: so will I keep thy precepts.

Psalms 119:135  
Make thy face to shine upon thy servant; and teach me thy statutes.

Psalms 119:136  
Rivers of waters run down mine eyes, because they keep not thy law.

Psalms 119:137  
TZADDI. Righteous art thou, O LORD, and upright are thy judgments.

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Thy testimonies that thou hast commanded are righteous and very faithful.

Psalms 119:139  
My zeal hath consumed me, because mine enemies have forgotten thy words.

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Thy word is very pure: therefore thy servant loveth it.

Psalms 119:141  
I am small and despised: yet do not I forget thy precepts.

Psalms 119:142  
Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is the truth.

Psalms 119:143  
Trouble and anguish have taken hold on me: yet thy commandments are my delights.

Psalms 119:144  
The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live.

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KOPH. I cried with my whole heart; hear me, O LORD: I will keep thy statutes.

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I cried unto thee; save me, and I shall keep thy testimonies.

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I prevented the dawning of the morning, and cried: I hoped in thy word.

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Mine eyes prevent the night watches, that I might meditate in thy word.

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Hear my voice according unto thy lovingkindness: O LORD, quicken me according to thy judgment.

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They draw nigh that follow after mischief: they are far from thy law.

Psalms 119:151  
Thou art near, O LORD; and all thy commandments are truth.

Psalms 119:152  
Concerning thy testimonies, I have known of old that thou hast founded them for ever.

Psalms 119:153  
RESH. Consider mine affliction, and deliver me: for I do not forget thy law.

Psalms 119:154  
Plead my cause, and deliver me: quicken me according to thy word.

Psalms 119:155  
Salvation is far from the wicked: for they seek not thy statutes.

Psalms 119:156  
Great are thy tender mercies, O LORD: quicken me according to thy judgments.

Psalms 119:157  
Many are my persecutors and mine enemies; yet do I not decline from thy testimonies.

Psalms 119:158  
I beheld the transgressors, and was grieved; because they kept not thy word.

Psalms 119:159  
Consider how I love thy precepts: quicken me, O LORD, according to thy lovingkindness.

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Thy word is true from the beginning: and every one of thy righteous judgments endureth for ever.

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SCHIN. Princes have persecuted me without a cause: but my heart standeth in awe of thy word.

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I rejoice at thy word, as one that findeth great spoil.

Psalms 119:163  
I hate and abhor lying: but thy law do I love.

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Seven times a day do I praise thee because of thy righteous judgments.

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Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them.

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LORD, I have hoped for thy salvation, and done thy commandments.

Psalms 119:167  
My soul hath kept thy testimonies; and I love them exceedingly.

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I have kept thy precepts and thy testimonies: for all my ways are before thee.

Psalms 119:169  
TAU. Let my cry come near before thee, O LORD: give me understanding according to thy word.

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Let my supplication come before thee: deliver me according to thy word.

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My lips shall utter praise, when thou hast taught me thy statutes.

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My tongue shall speak of thy word: for all thy commandments are righteousness.

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Let thine hand help me; for I have chosen thy precepts.

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I have longed for thy salvation, O LORD; and thy law is my delight.

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Let my soul live, and it shall praise thee; and let thy judgments help me.

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I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek thy servant; for I do not forget thy commandments.


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