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Psalm 119:9–16

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gWherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way?

By taking heed thereto according to thy word.

10  With my whole heart have I bsought thee:

O let me not hwander from thy commandments.

11  iThy word have I hid in mine heart,

That I might not sin against thee.

12  Blessed art thou, O Lord:

jTeach me thy statutes.

13  kWith my lips have I declared

All the judgments of thy mouth.

14  I have lrejoiced in the way of thy testimonies,

As much as in all riches.

15  I will mmeditate in thy precepts,

And have respect unto thy ways.

16  I will ndelight myself in thy statutes:

I will not forget thy word.

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Psalm 119:9–16 — The New International Version (NIV)

How can a young person stay on the path of purity?

By living according to your word.

10 I seek you with all my heart;

do not let me stray from your commands.

11 I have hidden your word in my heart

that I might not sin against you.

12 Praise be to you, Lord;

teach me your decrees.

13 With my lips I recount

all the laws that come from your mouth.

14 I rejoice in following your statutes

as one rejoices in great riches.

15 I meditate on your precepts

and consider your ways.

16 I delight in your decrees;

I will not neglect your word.

Psalm 119:9–16 — English Standard Version (ESV)

How can a young man keep his way pure?

By guarding it according to your word.

10 With my whole heart I seek you;

let me not wander from your commandments!

11 I have stored up your word in my heart,

that I might not sin against you.

12 Blessed are you, O Lord;

teach me your statutes!

13 With my lips I declare

all the rules of your mouth.

14 In the way of your testimonies I delight

as much as in all riches.

15 I will meditate on your precepts

and fix my eyes on your ways.

16 I will delight in your statutes;

I will not forget your word.

Psalm 119:9–16 — New Living Translation (NLT)

How can a young person stay pure?

By obeying your word.

10 I have tried hard to find you—

don’t let me wander from your commands.

11 I have hidden your word in my heart,

that I might not sin against you.

12 I praise you, O Lord;

teach me your decrees.

13 I have recited aloud

all the regulations you have given us.

14 I have rejoiced in your laws

as much as in riches.

15 I will study your commandments

and reflect on your ways.

16 I will delight in your decrees

and not forget your word.

Psalm 119:9–16 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

How can a young man cleanse his way?

By taking heed according to Your word.

10 With my whole heart I have sought You;

Oh, let me not wander from Your commandments!

11 Your word I have hidden in my heart,

That I might not sin against You.

12 Blessed are You, O Lord!

Teach me Your statutes.

13 With my lips I have declared

All the judgments of Your mouth.

14 I have rejoiced in the way of Your testimonies,

As much as in all riches.

15 I will meditate on Your precepts,

And contemplate Your ways.

16 I will delight myself in Your statutes;

I will not forget Your word.

Psalm 119:9–16 — New Century Version (NCV)

How can a young person live a pure life?

By obeying your word.

10 With all my heart I try to obey you.

Don’t let me break your commands.

11 I have taken your words to heart

so I would not sin against you.

12 Lord, you should be praised.

Teach me your demands.

13 My lips will tell about

all the laws you have spoken.

14 I enjoy living by your rules

as people enjoy great riches.

15 I think about your orders

and study your ways.

16 I enjoy obeying your demands,

and I will not forget your word.

Psalm 119:9–16 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Wherewith shall a young man cleanse his way?

By taking heed thereto according to thy word.

10 With my whole heart have I sought thee:

Oh let me not wander from thy commandments.

11 Thy word have I laid up in my heart,

That I might not sin against thee.

12 Blessed art thou, O Jehovah:

Teach me thy statutes.

13 With my lips have I declared

All the ordinances of thy mouth.

14 I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies,

As much as in all riches.

15 I will meditate on thy precepts,

And have respect unto thy ways.

16 I will delight myself in thy statutes:

I will not forget thy word.

Psalm 119:9–16 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his path? by taking heed according to thy word.

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

11 Thy •word have I hid in my heart, that I might not sin against thee.

12 Blessed art thou, Jehovah! 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 wealth. 15 I will meditate upon thy precepts, and have respect unto thy paths. 16 I delight myself in thy statutes; I will not forget thy word.

Psalm 119:9–16 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

How can a young person keep his life pure?

He can do it by holding on to your word.

10 I wholeheartedly searched for you.

Do not let me wander away from your commandments.

11 I have treasured your promise in my heart

so that I may not sin against you.

12 Thanks be to you, O Lord.

Teach me your laws.

13 With my lips I have repeated

every regulation that comes from your mouth.

14 I find joy in the way shown by your written instructions

more than I find joy in all kinds of riches.

15 I want to reflect on your guiding principles

and study your ways.

16 Your laws make me happy.

I never forget your word.

Psalm 119:9–16 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

How can a young man keep his way pure?

By keeping Your word.

10 I have sought You with all my heart;

don’t let me wander from Your commands.

11 I have treasured Your word in my heart

so that I may not sin against You.

12 Lord, may You be praised;

teach me Your statutes.

13 With my lips I proclaim

all the judgments from Your mouth.

14 I rejoice in the way revealed by Your decrees

as much as in all riches.

15 I will meditate on Your precepts

and think about Your ways.

16 I will delight in Your statutes;

I will not forget Your word.

Psalm 119:9–16 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

How can young people keep their way pure?

By guarding it according to your word.

10 With my whole heart I seek you;

do not let me stray from your commandments.

11 I treasure your word in my heart,

so that I may not sin against you.

12 Blessed are you, O Lord;

teach me your statutes.

13 With my lips I declare

all the ordinances of your mouth.

14 I delight in the way of your decrees

as much as in all riches.

15 I will meditate on your precepts,

and fix my eyes on your ways.

16 I will delight in your statutes;

I will not forget your word.

Psalm 119:9–16 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

How can a young man keep his way pure?

By taking heed according to your word.

10 With my whole heart I have sought you;

do not let me stray from your commands.

11 In my heart I have hidden your word,

so that I may not sin against you.

12 Blessed are you, O Yahweh.

Teach me your statutes.

13 With my lips I have told of

all the ordinances of your mouth.

14 In the way of your testimonies I have rejoiced

as I would over all riches.

15 I will meditate on your precepts

and look at your ways.

16 I will take delight in your statutes;

I will not forget your word.

Psalm 119:9–16 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

How can a young person keep his life pure?

By living in keeping with your word.

10 I trust in you with all my heart.

Don’t let me wander away from your commands.

11 I have hidden your word in my heart

so that I won’t sin against you.

12 Lord, I give praise to you.

Teach me your orders.

13 With my lips I talk about

all of the decisions you have made.

14 Following your covenant laws gives me joy

just as great riches give joy to others.

15 I spend time thinking about your rules.

I consider how you want me to live.

16 I take delight in your orders.

I won’t fail to obey your word.

Psalm 119:9–16 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

How can a young man keep his way pure?

By keeping it according to Your word.

10 With all my heart I have sought You;

Do not let me wander from Your commandments.

11 Your word I have treasured in my heart,

That I may not sin against You.

12 Blessed are You, O Lord;

Teach me Your statutes.

13 With my lips I have told of

All the ordinances of Your mouth.

14 I have rejoiced in the way of Your testimonies,

As much as in all riches.

15 I will meditate on Your precepts

And regard Your ways.

16 I shall delight in Your statutes;

I shall not forget Your word.