65 Do goods to your servant
according to your word,t Lord.
66 Teach me knowledgeu and good judgment,
for I trust your commands.
but now I obey your word.x
68 You are good,y and what you do is good;
teach me your decrees.z
69 Though the arrogant have smeared me with lies,a
I keep your precepts with all my heart.
70 Their hearts are callousb and unfeeling,
but I delight in your law.
71 It was good for me to be afflictedc
so that I might learn your decrees.
than thousands of pieces of silver and gold.d