Psalms 119

1 (ALEPH.) Blessed are the undefiled in the away, who walk in the law of the LORD. 2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that bseek him with the whole heart. 3 cThey also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways. 4 Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently. 5 dO that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes! 6 eThen 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 fshall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word. 10 With my whole heart have I gsought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments. 11 hThy 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 imeditate 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 jOpen thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law. 19 kI 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 ldust: quicken thou me according to thy word. 26 I have declared my ways, and thou heardest me: mteach 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 nRemove from me the way of lying: and ogrant 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 penlarge my heart.

33 (HE.) Teach me, O LORD, the way of thy statutes; and I shall keep qit unto the end. 34 rGive 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 scovetousness. 37 tTurn away mine eyes from ubeholding vanity; and quicken thou me in thy way. 38 vStablish 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 wat liberty: for I seek thy precepts. 46 xI 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 ycomfort in my affliction: for thy word hath quickened me. 51 The proud have had me greatly zin derision: yet have I not adeclined from thy law. 52 I remembered thy judgments of old, O LORD; and have comforted myself. 53 bHorror 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 cI have remembered thy name, O LORD, in the night, and have kept thy law. 56 This I had, because I kept thy precepts.

57 d(CHETH.) Thou art my portion, O LORD: I have said that I would keep thy words. 58 I intreated thy efavour with my whole heart: be merciful unto me according to thy word. 59 I fthought 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 gAt 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 hThe 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 iBefore I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word. 68 Thou art jgood, and doest good; teach me thy statutes. 69 The proud have kforged a lie against me: but I will keep thy precepts with my whole heart. 70 lTheir heart is as fat as grease; but I delight in thy law. 71 mIt is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes. 72 nThe law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.

73 o(JOD.) Thy hands have made me and fashioned me: give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments. 74 pThey 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 qthat 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 rbe 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 ssound in thy statutes; that I be not ashamed.

81 t(CAPH.) My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word. 82 uMine eyes fail for thy word, saying, When wilt thou comfort me? 83 For vI am become like a bottle in the smoke; yet do I not forget thy statutes. 84 wHow many are the days of thy servant? xwhen wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me? 85 yThe proud have digged pits for me, which are not after thy law. 86 All thy commandments are faithful: they persecute me zwrongfully; 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 a(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 bthine ordinances: for all are thy servants. 92 Unless cthy 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 dthine, 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 eI have seen an end of all perfection: but thy commandment is exceeding broad.

97 (MEM.) O how love I thy flaw! it is my meditation all the day. 98 Thou through thy commandments hast made me gwiser than mine enemies: for they are ever with me. 99 I have more understanding than all my teachers: hfor thy testimonies are my meditation. 100 iI understand more than the ancients, because I keep thy precepts. 101 I have jrefrained 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 kHow 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 lI 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, mthe freewill offerings of my mouth, O LORD, and teach me thy judgments. 109 nMy 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 oThy 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 pThou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy word. 115 qDepart 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 rbe ashamed of my hope. 117 sHold 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 tlike dross: therefore I love thy testimonies. 120 uMy 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 vsurety 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 wTherefore 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; xit giveth understanding unto the simple. 131 I opened my mouth, and panted: for I longed for thy commandments. 132 yLook 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 zlet not any iniquity have dominion over me. 134 aDeliver me from the oppression of man: so will I keep thy precepts. 135 bMake thy face to shine upon thy servant; and teach me thy statutes. 136 cRivers of waters run down mine eyes, because they keep not thy law.

137 d(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 esmall and despised: yet do not I forget thy precepts. 142 Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is fthe 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 gMine 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 hnear, O LORD; and all thy commandments are truth. 152 Concerning thy testimonies, I have known of old that thou hast founded them ifor ever.

153 j(RESH.) Consider mine affliction, and deliver me: for I do not forget thy law. 154 kPlead my cause, and deliver me: quicken me according to thy word. 155 lSalvation 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 m(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 nGreat 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: ofor 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 pI 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 qI have gone astray like a lost sheep; rseek thy servant; for I do not forget thy commandments.

Cross Ref
1aPsa 128:1
2bDeu 4:29
3cRom 7:16-17
1 Joh 3:9
5dJer 31:33
Rom 7:22-23
2 Cor 3:5
6eJob 22:26
1 Joh 2:28
9fPro 1:4
Pro 1:10
10g2 Chr 15:15
11hLuk 2:19
15iPsa 1:2
18jEph 1:17
19kGen 47:9
Heb 11:13
25lPsa 143:11
26m1 Kin 8:36
Psa 27:11
29nPro 30:8
oHeb 8:10
32p1 Kin 4:29
Isa 60:5
2 Cor 6:11
33qMat 10:22
Rev 2:26
34rPro 2:6
Jam 1:5
36sEze 33:31
Mar 7:21
Luk 12:15
1 Tim 6:10
Heb 13:5
37tIsa 33:15
uJob 31:1
38v2 Sam 7:25
45wJoh 8:32
Joh 8:36
Rom 8:2
1 Cor 7:22-23
Gal 5:1
Gal 5:13
Jam 1:25
1 Pet 2:16
46xMat 10:18
Act 26:1-2
50yPsa 27:13
Jer 15:16
Rom 5:3-5
Heb 6:17-19
51zJer 20:7
aJob 23:11
53bEzr 9:3
55cPsa 63:6
57dPsa 16:5
Jer 10:16
Lam 3:24
58eJob 11:19
59fLam 3:40
Joe 2:13
Luk 15:17
62gAct 16:25
64hPsa 33:5
67iDeu 32:15
Jer 31:18
Hos 5:15
Heb 12:11
Rev 3:19
68jExo 34:6
Psa 107:1
Mat 19:17
69kJob 13:4
70lAct 28:27
71mHeb 12:10
72nPsa 19:10
Pro 8:10
73oJob 10:8
Psa 100:3
74pPsa 34:2
75qPsa 89:30-33
Heb 12:10
78rPsa 25:3
80s2 Chr 15:7
Pro 4:23
Joh 1:47
81tPsa 42:1-2
Psa 73:26
82uPsa 69:3
83vJob 30:30
84wPsa 39:4
xPsa 7:6
Rev 6:10
85yPsa 35:7
86zPsa 7:1-5
Psa 35:19
89aMat 5:18
1 Pet 1:25
91bGen 8:22
Psa 148:6
Jer 33:25
92cRom 15:4
94dHos 2:7
Hos 2:16
96eIsa 40:8
Mat 5:18
97fPsa 1:2
98gDeu 4:6,8
Isa 48:17
99h2 Tim 3:15
100iJob 12:12
Job 32:7
101j2 Cor 7:1
Pro 1:15
103kPsa 19:10
Pro 8:11
106lNeh 10:29
108mHos 14:2
Heb 13:15
109nJdg 12:3
Job 13:14
111oDeu 33:4
114pPsa 32:7
115qPsa 6:8
Mat 7:23
116rPsa 25:2
Rom 5:5
Rom 9:33
117sPsa 71:6
Joh 10:28
Rom 14:4
119tEze 22:18
120uHab 3:16
122vHeb 7:22
127wPsa 19:10
Pro 3:13
Pro 3:18
Pro 8:11
Eph 3:8
130xPsa 19:7
Pro 1:4
2 Pet 1:19
132yExo 4:31
1 Sam 1:11
Psa 106:4
133zRom 6:12
134aLuk 1:74
135bPsa 4:6
136cJer 9:1
137dNeh 9:33
Jer 12:1
Dan 9:7
141ePro 15:16
Amo 7:2
Luk 6:20
2 Cor 8:9
Jam 2:5
142fPsa 19:9
Joh 17:17
Eph 1:13
148gPsa 63:1
Psa 63:6
151hPsa 145:18
152iLuk 21:33
153jLam 5:1
154k1 Sam 24:15
Psa 35:1
Mic 7:9
155lJob 5:4
Heb 7:25
161m1 Sam 24:11
165nPro 3:2
Isa 32:17
168oJob 34:21
Pro 5:21
173pJos 24:22
Pro 1:29
Luk 10:42
176qIsa 53:6
Mat 10:6
Luk 15:4
1 Pet 2:25
rEze 34:6
Mat 18:11