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Psalm 119:97–104

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97  Oh how xI love your law!

It is my ymeditation all the day.

98  Your commandment makes me zwiser than my enemies,

for it is ever with me.

99  I have more understanding than all my teachers,

for ayour testimonies are my meditation.

100  I understand more than bthe aged,8

for I ckeep your precepts.

101  I dhold back my feet from every evil way,

in order to keep your word.

102  I do not turn aside from your rules,

for you have taught me.

103  How esweet are your words to my taste,

sweeter than honey to my mouth!

104  Through your precepts I get understanding;

therefore fI hate every false way.

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Psalm 119:97–104 — The New International Version (NIV)

97 Oh, how I love your law!

I meditate on it all day long.

98 Your commands are always with me

and make me wiser than my enemies.

99 I have more insight than all my teachers,

for I meditate on your statutes.

100 I have more understanding than the elders,

for I obey your precepts.

101 I have kept my feet from every evil path

so that I might obey your word.

102 I have not departed from your laws,

for you yourself have taught me.

103 How sweet are your words to my taste,

sweeter than honey to my mouth!

104 I gain understanding from your precepts;

therefore I hate every wrong path.

Psalm 119:97–104 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

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.

Psalm 119:97–104 — New Living Translation (NLT)

97 Oh, how I love your instructions!

I think about them all day long.

98 Your commands make me wiser than my enemies,

for they are my constant guide.

99 Yes, I have more insight than my teachers,

for I am always thinking of your laws.

100 I am even wiser than my elders,

for I have kept your commandments.

101 I have refused to walk on any evil path,

so that I may remain obedient to your word.

102 I haven’t turned away from your regulations,

for you have taught me well.

103 How sweet your words taste to me;

they are sweeter than honey.

104 Your commandments give me understanding;

no wonder I hate every false way of life.

Psalm 119:97–104 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

97 Oh, how I love Your law!

It is my meditation all the day.

98 You, through Your commandments, make me wiser than my enemies;

For they are ever with me.

99 I have more understanding than all my teachers,

For Your testimonies are my meditation.

100 I understand more than the ancients,

Because I keep Your precepts.

101 I have restrained my feet from every evil way,

That I may keep Your word.

102 I have not departed from Your judgments,

For You Yourself have taught me.

103 How sweet are Your words to my taste,

Sweeter than honey to my mouth!

104 Through Your precepts I get understanding;

Therefore I hate every false way.

Psalm 119:97–104 — New Century Version (NCV)

97 How I love your teachings!

I think about them all day long.

98 Your commands make me wiser than my enemies,

because they are mine forever.

99 I am wiser than all my teachers,

because I think about your rules.

100 I have more understanding than the elders,

because I follow your orders.

101 I have avoided every evil way

so I could obey your word.

102 I haven’t walked away from your laws,

because you yourself are my teacher.

103 Your promises are sweet to me,

sweeter than honey in my mouth!

104 Your orders give me understanding,

so I hate lying ways.

Psalm 119:97–104 — American Standard Version (ASV)

97 Oh how love I thy law!

It is my meditation all the day.

98 Thy commandments make 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 aged,

Because I have kept thy precepts.

101 I have refrained my feet from every evil way,

That I might observe thy word.

102 I have not turned aside from thine ordinances;

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.

Psalm 119:97–104 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

97 Oh how I love thy law! it is my meditation all the day.

98 Thy commandments make 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 aged, because I have observed thy precepts.

101 I have refrained my feet from every evil path, that I might keep thy word.

102 I have not departed from thy judgments; for it is thou that hast taught me.

103 How sweet are thy •words unto my taste! more than honey to my mouth! 104 From thy precepts I get understanding; therefore I hate every false path.

Psalm 119:97–104 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

97 Oh, how I love your teachings! 

They are in my thoughts all day long. 

98 Your commandments make me wiser than my enemies, 

because your commandments are always with me. 

99 I have more insight than all my teachers, 

because your written instructions are in my thoughts. 

100 I have more wisdom than those with many years of experience, 

because I have obeyed your guiding principles. 

101 I have kept my feet ⸤from walking⸥ on any evil path 

in order to obey your word. 

102 I have not neglected your regulations, 

because you have taught me. 

103 How sweet the taste of your promise is! 

It tastes sweeter than honey. 

104 From your guiding principles I gain understanding. 

That is why I hate every path that leads to lying. 

Psalm 119:97–104 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

97 How I love Your instruction!

It is my meditation all day long.

98 Your commands make me wiser than my enemies,

for they are always with me.

99 I have more insight than all my teachers

because Your decrees are my meditation.

100 I understand more than the elders

because I obey Your precepts.

101 I have kept my feet from every evil path

to follow Your word.

102 I have not turned from Your judgments,

for You Yourself have instructed me.

103 How sweet Your word is to my taste—

sweeter than honey in my mouth.

104 I gain understanding from Your precepts;

therefore I hate every false way.

Psalm 119:97–104 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

97 Oh, how I love your law!

It is my meditation all day long.

98 Your commandment makes me wiser than my enemies,

for it is always with me.

99 I have more understanding than all my teachers,

for your decrees are my meditation.

100 I understand more than the aged,

for I keep your precepts.

101 I hold back my feet from every evil way,

in order to keep your word.

102 I do not turn away from your ordinances,

for you have taught me.

103 How sweet are your words to my taste,

sweeter than honey to my mouth!

104 Through your precepts I get understanding;

therefore I hate every false way.

Psalm 119:97–104 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

97 How I love your law!

The whole day it is my meditation.

98 Your commands make me wiser than my enemies,

because they are ever with me.

99 I have more insight than all my teachers,

for your testimonies are my meditation.

100 I understand more than the elders,

for I keep your precepts.

101 I have restrained my feet from every evil way,

so that I may heed your word.

102 I have not turned aside from your ordinances,

for you have taught me.

103 How smooth are your words to my palate,

more than honey in my mouth.

104 From your precepts I get understanding,

therefore I hate every false way.

Psalm 119:97–104 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

97 Lord, I really love your law!

All day long I spend time thinking about it.

98 Your commands make me wiser than my enemies,

because your commands are always in my heart.

99 I know more than all of my teachers do,

because I spend time thinking about your covenant laws.

100 I understand more than the elders do,

because I obey your rules.

101 I’ve kept my feet from every path that sinners take

so that I might obey your word.

102 I haven’t turned away from your laws,

because you yourself have taught me.

103 Your words are very sweet to my taste!

They are sweeter than honey to me.

104 I gain understanding from your rules.

So I hate every path that sinners take.

Psalm 119:97–104 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

97 O how I love Your law!

It is my meditation all the day.

98 Your commandments make me wiser than my enemies,

For they are ever mine.

99 I have more insight than all my teachers,

For Your testimonies are my meditation.

100 I understand more than the aged,

Because I have observed Your precepts.

101 I have restrained my feet from every evil way,

That I may keep Your word.

102 I have not turned aside from Your ordinances,

For You Yourself have taught me.

103 How sweet are Your words to my taste!

Yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth!

104 From Your precepts I get understanding;

Therefore I hate every false way.


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