Who bwalk in the law of the Lord.
2 How blessed are those who aobserve His testimonies,
3 They also ado no unrighteousness;
They walk in His ways.
2That we should keep them diligently.
5 Oh that my aways may be established
To bkeep Your statutes!
6 Then I ashall not be ashamed
When I look 1upon all Your commandments.
7 I shall agive thanks to You with uprightness of heart,
When I learn Your righteous judgments.
Do not aforsake me utterly!
9 How can a young man keep his way pure?
By akeeping it according to Your word.
10 With aall my heart I have sought You;
Do not let me bwander from Your commandments.
11 Your word I have atreasured in my heart,
That I may not sin against You.
aTeach me Your statutes.
13 With my lips I have atold of
All the bordinances of Your mouth.
14 I have arejoiced in the way of Your testimonies,
1As much as in all riches.
15 I will ameditate on Your precepts
I shall bnot forget Your word.
17 aDeal bountifully with Your servant,
That I may live and keep Your word.
Wonderful things from Your law.
19 I am a astranger in the earth;
Do not hide Your commandments from me.
After Your ordinances at all times.
Who cwander from Your commandments.
22 aTake away reproach and contempt from me,
For I bobserve Your testimonies.
23 Even though aprinces sit and talk against me,
Your servant bmeditates on Your statutes.
24 Your testimonies also are my adelight;
They are 1my counselors.
25 My asoul cleaves to the dust;
aTeach me Your statutes.
So I will ameditate on Your wonders.
bStrengthen me according to Your word.
And graciously grant me Your law.
I have 1placed Your ordinances before me.
31 I acling to Your testimonies;
O Lord, do not put me to shame!
For You will aenlarge my heart.
33 aTeach me, O Lord, the way of Your statutes,
And I shall observe it to the end.
And keep it cwith all my heart.
35 Make me walk in the apath of Your commandments,
For I bdelight in it.
36 aIncline my heart to Your testimonies
And not to bdishonest gain.
37 Turn away my aeyes from looking at vanity,
And brevive me in Your ways.
2As that which produces reverence for You.
39 aTurn away my reproach which I dread,
For Your ordinances are good.
40 Behold, I along for Your precepts;
Revive me through Your righteousness.
41 May Your alovingkindnesses also come to me, O Lord,
For I trust in Your word.
44 So I will akeep Your law continually,
Forever and ever.
For I bseek Your precepts.
46 I will also speak of Your testimonies abefore kings
And shall not be ashamed.
Which I blove.
Which I alove;
And I will bmeditate on Your statutes.
49 Remember the word to Your servant,
1In which You have made me hope.
50 This is my acomfort in my affliction,
That Your word has 1revived me.
51 The arrogant autterly deride me,
Yet I do not bturn aside from Your law.
And comfort myself.
53 Burning aindignation has seized me because of the wicked,
Who bforsake Your law.
In the house of my apilgrimage.
And keep Your law.
57 The Lord is my aportion;
59 I aconsidered my ways
And turned my feet to Your testimonies.
To keep Your commandments.
61 The acords of the wicked have encircled me,
But I have bnot forgotten Your law.
62 At amidnight I shall rise to give thanks to You
Because of Your brighteous ordinances.
And of those who keep Your precepts.
64 aThe earth is full of Your lovingkindness, O Lord;
bTeach me Your statutes.
65 You have dealt well with Your servant,
O Lord, according to Your word.
For I believe in Your commandments.
67 aBefore I was afflicted I went astray,
But now I keep Your word.
cTeach me Your statutes.
With all my heart I will bobserve Your precepts.
But I bdelight in Your law.
71 It is agood for me that I was afflicted,
That I may learn Your statutes.
72 The alaw of Your mouth is better to me
Than thousands of gold and silver pieces.
bGive me understanding, that I may learn Your commandments.
75 I know, O Lord, that Your judgments are arighteous,
And that bin faithfulness You have afflicted me.
76 O may Your lovingkindness 1comfort me,
According to Your 2word to Your servant.
77 May aYour compassion come to me that I may live,
For Your law is my bdelight.
But I shall cmeditate on Your precepts.
79 May those who 1fear You turn to me,
Even those who know Your testimonies.
So that I will not bbe ashamed.
81 My asoul languishes for Your salvation;
2While I say, “When will You comfort me?”
83 Though I have abecome like a wineskin in the smoke,
I do bnot forget Your statutes.
84 How many are the adays of Your servant?
When will You bexecute judgment on those who persecute me?
85 The arrogant have adug pits for me,
Men who are not 1in accord with Your law.
86 All Your commandments are afaithful;
87 They almost destroyed me 1on earth,
But as for me, I adid not forsake Your precepts.
So that I may keep the testimony of Your mouth.
89 aForever, O Lord,
Your word 1is settled in heaven.
91 They stand this day according to Your aordinances,
For ball things are Your servants.
92 If Your law had not been my adelight,
Then I would have perished bin my affliction.
93 I will anever forget Your precepts,
94 I am Yours, asave me;
For I have bsought Your precepts.
95 The wicked await for me to destroy me;
I shall diligently consider Your testimonies.
96 I have seen 1a limit to all perfection;
Your commandment is exceedingly broad.
97 O how I alove Your law!
It is my bmeditation all the day.
98 Your acommandments make me wiser than my enemies,
For they are ever 1mine.
For Your testimonies are my ameditation.
100 I understand amore than the aged,
Because I have bobserved Your precepts.
101 I have arestrained my feet from every evil way,
That I may keep Your word.
102 I have not aturned aside from Your ordinances,
For You Yourself have taught me.
Yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth!
104 From Your precepts I aget understanding;
Therefore I bhate every false way.
105 Your word is a alamp to my feet
And a light to my path.
106 I have asworn and I will confirm it,
That I will keep Your righteous ordinances.
107 I am exceedingly aafflicted;
108 O accept the afreewill offerings of my mouth, O Lord,
And bteach me Your ordinances.
Yet I do not bforget Your law.
110 The wicked have alaid a snare for me,
Yet I have not bgone astray from Your precepts.
111 I have ainherited Your testimonies forever,
For they are the bjoy of my heart.
112 I have ainclined my heart to perform Your statutes
Forever, even bto the end.
113 I hate those who are adouble-minded,
But I love Your blaw.
115 aDepart from me, evildoers,
That I may bobserve the commandments of my God.
117 Uphold me that I may be asafe,
That I may bhave regard for Your statutes continually.
For their deceitfulness is 2useless.
Therefore I blove Your testimonies.
And I am bafraid of Your judgments.
121 I have adone justice and righteousness;
Do not leave me to my oppressors.
122 Be asurety for Your servant for good;
Do not let the arrogant boppress me.
123 My aeyes fail with longing for Your salvation
And for Your righteous 1word.
124 Deal with Your servant aaccording to Your lovingkindness
And bteach me Your statutes.
That I may know Your testimonies.
126 It is time for the Lord to aact,
For they have broken Your law.
127 Therefore I alove Your commandments
Above gold, yes, above fine gold.
128 Therefore I esteem right all Your aprecepts concerning everything,
I bhate every false way.
129 Your testimonies are awonderful;
Therefore my soul bobserves them.
130 The aunfolding of Your words gives light;
It gives bunderstanding to the simple.
For I clonged for Your commandments.
132 aTurn to me and be gracious to me,
After Your manner 1with those who love Your name.
And do not let any iniquity bhave dominion over me.
134 aRedeem me from the oppression of man,
That I may keep Your precepts.
135 aMake Your face shine upon Your servant,
And bteach me Your statutes.
Because they bdo not keep Your law.
137 aRighteous are You, O Lord,
And upright are Your judgments.
138 You have commanded Your testimonies in arighteousness
And exceeding bfaithfulness.
Because my adversaries have forgotten Your words.
Therefore Your servant bloves it.
141 I am small and adespised,
Yet I do not bforget Your precepts.
And aYour law is truth.
143 Trouble and anguish have 1come upon me,
Yet Your commandments are my adelight.
144 Your atestimonies are righteous forever;
bGive me understanding that I may live.
145 I cried awith all my heart; answer me, O Lord!
I will bobserve Your statutes.
146 I cried to You; asave me
And I shall keep Your testimonies.
I 2wait for Your words.
148 My eyes anticipate the anight watches,
149 Hear my voice aaccording to Your lovingkindness;
bRevive me, O Lord, according to Your ordinances.
They are far from Your law.
151 You are anear, O Lord,
And all Your commandments are btruth.
152 Of old I have aknown from Your testimonies
That You have founded them bforever.
For I do not cforget Your law.
Revive me according to Your 1word.
155 Salvation is afar from the wicked,
For they bdo not seek Your statutes.
Revive me according to Your ordinances.
157 Many are my apersecutors and my adversaries,
Yet I do not bturn aside from Your testimonies.
Because they do not keep Your 1word.
159 Consider how I alove Your precepts;
bRevive me, O Lord, according to Your lovingkindness.
And every one of Your righteous ordinances cis everlasting.
161 aPrinces persecute me without cause,
But my heart bstands in awe of Your words.
As one who bfinds great spoil.
163 I ahate and despise falsehood,
But I blove Your law.
Because of Your arighteous ordinances.
165 Those who love Your law have agreat peace,
166 I ahope for Your salvation, O Lord,
And do Your commandments.
167 My asoul keeps Your testimonies,
And I blove them exceedingly.
168 I akeep Your precepts and Your testimonies,
For all my bways are before You.
170 Let my asupplication come before You;
171 Let my alips utter praise,
For You bteach me Your statutes.
For all Your bcommandments are righteousness.
For I have bchosen Your precepts.
174 I along for Your salvation, O Lord,
And Your law is my bdelight.
175 Let my asoul live that it may praise You,
And let Your ordinances help me.
176 I have agone astray like a lost sheep; seek Your servant,
For I do bnot forget Your commandments.
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