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Psalm 119:161–168

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161  rPrinces persecute me swithout cause,

but my heart tstands in awe of your words.

162  I trejoice at your word

like one who ufinds great spoil.

163  I hate and abhor falsehood,

but I love vyour law.

164  Seven times a day I praise you

for your qrighteous rules.

165  Great wpeace have those who love your law;

xnothing can make them stumble.

166  I yhope for your salvation, O Lord,

and I do your commandments.

167  My soul keeps your testimonies;

I vlove them exceedingly.

168  I keep your precepts and testimonies,

zfor all my ways are before you.

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Psalm 119:161–168 — The New International Version (NIV)

161 Rulers persecute me without cause,

but my heart trembles at your word.

162 I rejoice in your promise

like one who finds great spoil.

163 I hate and detest falsehood

but I love your law.

164 Seven times a day I praise you

for your righteous laws.

165 Great peace have those who love your law,

and nothing can make them stumble.

166 I wait for your salvation, Lord,

and I follow your commands.

167 I obey your statutes,

for I love them greatly.

168 I obey your precepts and your statutes,

for all my ways are known to you.

Psalm 119:161–168 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

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.

Psalm 119:161–168 — New Living Translation (NLT)

161 Powerful people harass me without cause,

but my heart trembles only at your word.

162 I rejoice in your word

like one who discovers a great treasure.

163 I hate and abhor all falsehood,

but I love your instructions.

164 I will praise you seven times a day

because all your regulations are just.

165 Those who love your instructions have great peace

and do not stumble.

166 I long for your rescue, Lord,

so I have obeyed your commands.

167 I have obeyed your laws,

for I love them very much.

168 Yes, I obey your commandments and laws

because you know everything I do.

Psalm 119:161–168 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

161 Princes persecute me without a cause,

But my heart stands in awe of Your word.

162 I rejoice at Your word

As one who finds great treasure.

163 I hate and abhor lying,

But I love Your law.

164 Seven times a day I praise You,

Because of Your righteous judgments.

165 Great peace have those who love Your law,

And nothing causes them to stumble.

166 Lord, I hope for Your salvation,

And I do Your commandments.

167 My soul keeps Your testimonies,

And I love them exceedingly.

168 I keep Your precepts and Your testimonies,

For all my ways are before You.

Psalm 119:161–168 — New Century Version (NCV)

161 Leaders attack me for no reason,

but I fear your law in my heart.

162 I am as happy over your promises

as if I had found a great treasure.

163 I hate and despise lies,

but I love your teachings.

164 Seven times a day I praise you

for your fair laws.

165 Those who love your teachings will find true peace,

and nothing will defeat them.

166 I am waiting for you to save me, Lord.

I will obey your commands.

167 I obey your rules,

and I love them very much.

168 I obey your orders and rules,

because you know everything I do.

Psalm 119:161–168 — American Standard Version (ASV)

161 Princes have persecuted me without a cause;

But my heart standeth in awe of thy words.

162 I rejoice at thy word,

As one that findeth great spoil.

163 I hate and abhor falsehood;

But thy law do I love.

164 Seven times a day do I praise thee,

Because of thy righteous ordinances.

165 Great peace have they that love thy law;

And they have no occasion of stumbling.

166 I have hoped for thy salvation, O Jehovah,

And have done thy commandments.

167 My soul hath observed thy testimonies;

And I love them exceedingly.

168 I have observed thy precepts and thy testimonies;

For all my ways are before thee.

Psalm 119:161–168 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

161 Princes have persecuted me without a cause; but my heart standeth in awe of thy word.

162 I have joy in thy •word, as one that findeth great spoil.

163 I hate and abhor falsehood; thy law do I love.

164 Seven times a day do I praise thee because of thy righteous judgments.

165 Great peace have they that love thy law, and nothing doth stumble them.

166 I have hoped for thy salvation, O Jehovah, and have 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.

Psalm 119:161–168 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

161 Influential people have persecuted me for no reason, 

but it is only your words that fill my heart with terror. 

162 I find joy in your promise 

like someone who finds a priceless treasure. 

163 I hate lying; I am disgusted with it. 

I love your teachings. 

164 Seven times a day I praise you 

for your righteous regulations. 

165 There is lasting peace for those who love your teachings. 

Nothing can make those people stumble. 

166 I have waited with hope for you to save me, O Lord

I have carried out your commandments. 

167 I have obeyed your written instructions. 

I have loved them very much. 

168 I have followed your guiding principles and your written instructions, 

because my whole life is in front of you. 

Psalm 119:161–168 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

161 Princes have persecuted me without cause,

but my heart fears only Your word.

162 I rejoice over Your promise

like one who finds vast treasure.

163 I hate and abhor falsehood,

but I love Your instruction.

164 I praise You seven times a day

for Your righteous judgments.

165 Abundant peace belongs to those

who love Your instruction;

nothing makes them stumble.

166 Lord, I hope for Your salvation

and carry out Your commands.

167 I obey Your decrees

and love them greatly.

168 I obey Your precepts and decrees,

for all my ways are before You.

Psalm 119:161–168 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

161 Princes persecute me without cause,

but my heart stands in awe of your words.

162 I rejoice at your word

like one who finds great spoil.

163 I hate and abhor falsehood,

but I love your law.

164 Seven times a day I praise you

for your righteous ordinances.

165 Great peace have those who love your law;

nothing can make them stumble.

166 I hope for your salvation, O Lord,

and I fulfill your commandments.

167 My soul keeps your decrees;

I love them exceedingly.

168 I keep your precepts and decrees,

for all my ways are before you.

Psalm 119:161–168 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

161 Princes persecute me without cause,

but my heart trembles because of your word.

162 I am rejoicing over your word,

like one who finds great spoil.

163 I hate and abhor falsehood;

I love your law.

164 I praise you seven times in the day

for your righteous ordinances.

165 Great peace is for those who love your law,

and they do not have a cause for stumbling.

166 I hope for your salvation, O Yahweh,

and do your commands.

167 My soul heeds your testimonies,

and I love them exceedingly.

168 I heed your precepts and testimonies,

because all my ways are before you.

Psalm 119:161–168 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

161 Rulers attack me without any reason.

But my heart trembles because of your word.

162 I’m filled with joy because of your promise.

It’s like finding a great fortune.

163 I hate lies with a deep hatred.

But I love your law.

164 Seven times a day I praise you

for your laws, because they are right.

165 Those who love your law enjoy great peace.

Nothing can make them trip and fall.

166 Lord, I wait for you to save me.

I follow your commands.

167 I obey your covenant laws,

because I love them greatly.

168 I obey your rules and your covenant laws,

because you know all about how I live.

Psalm 119:161–168 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

161 Princes persecute me without cause,

But my heart stands in awe of Your words.

162 I rejoice at Your word,

As one who finds great spoil.

163 I hate and despise falsehood,

But I love Your law.

164 Seven times a day I praise You,

Because of Your righteous ordinances.

165 Those who love Your law have great peace,

And nothing causes them to stumble.

166 I hope for Your salvation, O Lord,

And do Your commandments.

167 My soul keeps Your testimonies,

And I love them exceedingly.

168 I keep Your precepts and Your testimonies,

For all my ways are before You.


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