129 Your testimonies are wonderful;
Therefore my soul keeps them.
131 I opened my mouth and vpanted,
For I longed for Your commandments.
132 wLook upon me and be merciful to me,
xAs Your custom is toward those who love Your name.
133 yDirect my steps by Your word,
And zlet no iniquity have dominion over me.
134 aRedeem me from the oppression of man,
That I may keep Your precepts.
135 bMake Your face shine upon Your servant,
And teach me Your statutes.
136 cRivers of water run down from my eyes,
Because men do not keep Your law.
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