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Psalms 119

1 - ALEPH. 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 - BETH. 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 - GIMEL. 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.

25 - DALETH. 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 - HE. 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 - VAU. 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 - ZAIN. 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 - CHETH. 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 - TETH. 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 - JOD. 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 - CAPH. 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 - LAMED. 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 - MEM. O how love I 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 - NUN. 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 - SAMECH. 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 - AIN. 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 - PE. 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 - TZADDI. 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 - KOPH. 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 - RESH. 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 - SCHIN. 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 - TAU. 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.

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