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Psalm 19:7–11

The law of the Lordg is perfect,h

refreshing the soul.i

The statutes of the Lord are trustworthy,j

making wise the simple.k

The precepts of the Lord are right,l

giving joym to the heart.

The commands of the Lord are radiant,

giving light to the eyes.n

The fear of the Lordo is pure,

enduring forever.

The decrees of the Lord are firm,

and all of them are righteous.p

10 They are more precious than gold,q

than much pure gold;

they are sweeter than honey,r

than honey from the honeycomb.s

11 By them your servant is warned;

in keeping them there is great reward.

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Psalm 19:7–11 — English Standard Version (ESV)

The law of the Lord is perfect,

reviving the soul;

the testimony of the Lord is sure,

making wise the simple;

the precepts of the Lord are right,

rejoicing the heart;

the commandment of the Lord is pure,

enlightening the eyes;

the fear of the Lord is clean,

enduring forever;

the rules of the Lord are true,

and righteous altogether.

10 More to be desired are they than gold,

even much fine gold;

sweeter also than honey

and drippings of the honeycomb.

11 Moreover, by them is your servant warned;

in keeping them there is great reward.

Psalm 19:7–11 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

The law of the Lord is perfect, converting the soul:

The testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple.

The statutes of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart:

The commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes.

The fear of the Lord is clean, enduring for ever:

The judgments of the Lord are true and righteous altogether.

10 More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold:

Sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.

11 Moreover by them is thy servant warned:

And in keeping of them there is great reward.

Psalm 19:7–11 — New Living Translation (NLT)

The instructions of the Lord are perfect,

reviving the soul.

The decrees of the Lord are trustworthy,

making wise the simple.

The commandments of the Lord are right,

bringing joy to the heart.

The commands of the Lord are clear,

giving insight for living.

Reverence for the Lord is pure,

lasting forever.

The laws of the Lord are true;

each one is fair.

10 They are more desirable than gold,

even the finest gold.

They are sweeter than honey,

even honey dripping from the comb.

11 They are a warning to your servant,

a great reward for those who obey them.

Psalm 19:7–11 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

The law of the Lord is perfect, converting the soul;

The testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple;

The statutes of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart;

The commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes;

The fear of the Lord is clean, enduring forever;

The judgments of the Lord are true and righteous altogether.

10 More to be desired are they than gold,

Yea, than much fine gold;

Sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.

11 Moreover by them Your servant is warned,

And in keeping them there is great reward.

Psalm 19:7–11 — New Century Version (NCV)

The teachings of the Lord are perfect;

they give new strength.

The rules of the Lord can be trusted;

they make plain people wise.

The orders of the Lord are right;

they make people happy.

The commands of the Lord are pure;

they light up the way.

Respect for the Lord is good;

it will last forever.

The judgments of the Lord are true;

they are completely right.

10 They are worth more than gold,

even the purest gold.

They are sweeter than honey,

even the finest honey.

11 By them your servant is warned.

Keeping them brings great reward.

Psalm 19:7–11 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

The law of Jehovah is perfect, restoring the soul:

The testimony of Jehovah is sure, making wise the simple.

The precepts of Jehovah are right, rejoicing the heart:

The commandment of Jehovah is pure, enlightening the eyes.

The fear of Jehovah is clean, enduring for ever:

The ordinances of Jehovah are true, and righteous altogether.

10 More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold;

Sweeter also than honey and the droppings of the honeycomb.

11 Moreover by them is thy servant warned:

In keeping them there is great reward.

Psalm 19:7–11 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

The law of Jehovah is perfect, restoring the soul; the testimony of Jehovah is sure, making wise the simple; The precepts of Jehovah are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of Jehovah is pure, enlightening the eyes; The fear of Jehovah is clean, enduring for ever; the judgments of Jehovah are truth, they are righteous altogether: 10 They are more precious than gold, yea, than much fine gold; and sweeter than honey and the dropping of the honeycomb. 11 Moreover, by them is thy servant enlightened; in keeping them there is great reward.

Psalm 19:7–11 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

The teachings of the Lord are perfect.

They renew the soul.

The testimony of the Lord is dependable.

It makes gullible people wise.

The instructions of the Lord are correct.

They make the heart rejoice.

The command of the Lord is radiant.

It makes the eyes shine.

The fear of the Lord is pure.

It endures forever.

The decisions of the Lord are true.

They are completely fair.

10 They are more desirable than gold, even the finest gold.

They are sweeter than honey, even the drippings from a honeycomb.

11 As your servant I am warned by them.

There is a great reward in following them.

Psalm 19:7–11 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The instruction of the Lord is perfect,

renewing one’s life;

the testimony of the Lord is trustworthy,

making the inexperienced wise.

The precepts of the Lord are right,

making the heart glad;

the command of the Lord is radiant,

making the eyes light up.

The fear of the Lord is pure,

enduring forever;

the ordinances of the Lord are reliable

and altogether righteous.

10 They are more desirable than gold—

than an abundance of pure gold;

and sweeter than honey,

which comes from the honeycomb.

11 In addition, Your servant is warned by them;

there is great reward in keeping them.

Psalm 19:7–11 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The law of the Lord is perfect,

reviving the soul;

the decrees of the Lord are sure,

making wise the simple;

the precepts of the Lord are right,

rejoicing the heart;

the commandment of the Lord is clear,

enlightening the eyes;

the fear of the Lord is pure,

enduring forever;

the ordinances of the Lord are true

and righteous altogether.

10 More to be desired are they than gold,

even much fine gold;

sweeter also than honey,

and drippings of the honeycomb.

11 Moreover by them is your servant warned;

in keeping them there is great reward.

Psalm 19:7–11 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

The law of Yahweh is perfect, reviving life.

The testimony of Yahweh is firm, making wise the simple.

The precepts of Yahweh are right, making the heart rejoice.

The command of Yahweh is pure, enlightening the eyes.

The fear of Yahweh is pure, enduring forever.

The ordinances of Yahweh are true; they are righteous altogether,

10 more desirable than gold, even much fine gold;

and sweeter than honey, even honey in the comb.

11 Moreover, your servant is warned by them;

in keeping them is great reward.

Psalm 19:7–11 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

The law of the Lord is perfect.

It gives us new strength.

The laws of the Lord can be trusted.

They make childish people wise.

The rules of the Lord are right.

They give joy to our hearts.

The commands of the Lord shine brightly.

They give light to our minds.

The law that brings respect for the Lord is pure.

It lasts forever.

The directions the Lord gives are true.

All of them are completely right.

10 They are more priceless than gold.

They have greater value than huge amounts of pure gold.

They are sweeter than honey

that is taken from the honeycomb.

11 I am warned by them.

When I obey them, I am greatly rewarded.

Psalm 19:7–11 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

The law of the Lord is perfect, restoring the soul;

The testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple.

The precepts of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart;

The commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes.

The fear of the Lord is clean, enduring forever;

The judgments of the Lord are true; they are righteous altogether.

10 They are more desirable than gold, yes, than much fine gold;

Sweeter also than honey and the drippings of the honeycomb.

11 Moreover, by them Your servant is warned;

In keeping them there is great reward.