83 For I am become like a bottle in the smoke; yet do I not forget thy statutes. 65 TETH. 87 They had almost consumed me upon earth; but I forsook not thy precepts. 83 For I am become like a bottle in the smoke; yet do I not forget thy statutes. And those whose hearts are fed with the bread of life, should with their lips feed many. The Blessing of Obedience. 27 Make me to understand the way of thy precepts: so shall I talk of thy wondrous works. He often looks back with shame and gratitude to his lost estate. Do we find the weight of the cross is above that we are able to bear? 167 My soul hath kept thy testimonies; and I love them exceedingly. The way of lying means all false ways by which men deceive themselves and others, or are deceived by Satan and his instruments. 115 Depart from me, ye evildoers: for I will keep the commandments of my God. There is something of pride at the bottom of every wilful sin. And when the salvation of the saints is completed, it will plainly appear that it was not in vain to trust in God's word. 172 My tongue shall speak of thy word: for all thy commandments are righteousness. Let this be our plea with Him to teach us his statutes, that, being partakers of his holiness, we may also partake of his blessedness. 82 Mine eyes fail for thy word, saying, When wilt thou comfort me? 39 Turn away my reproach which I fear: for thy judgments are good. 113 SAMECH. 58 I intreated thy favour with my whole heart: be merciful unto me according to thy word. 47 And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I have loved. If any man resolve to do God's will as his servant, he shall be made to know his testimonies. 165 Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them. He had a deep sense of unworthiness, and holy fear that his prayer should not come before God; Lord, what I pray for is, what thou hast promised. Would we make progress in keeping God's commands, we must be separate from evil-doers. 86 All thy commandments are faithful: they persecute me wrongfully; help thou me. 64 The earth, O LORD, is full of thy mercy: teach me thy statutes. God, by his Spirit, enlarges the hearts of his people when he gives them wisdom. 34 Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart. 136 Rivers of waters run down mine eyes, because they keep not thy law. 104 Through thy precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way. it is my meditation all the day. 1 Aleph. See what comes of sin Surely we who fall so low in devout affections, should fear, lest a promise being left us of entering into heavenly rest, any of us should be found to come short of it, #Heb 4:1|.121-128 Happy is the man, who, acting upon gospel principles, does justice to all around. But the desire and prayer of a good man agree with the will and command of God. 147 I prevented the dawning of the morning, and cried: I hoped in thy word. 118 Thou hast trodden down all them that err from thy statutes: for their deceit is falsehood. 30 I have chosen the way of truth: thy judgments have I laid before me. We should depend upon the grace of God for strength to do every good work. Those that hate sin truly, hate it as sin, as a transgression of the law of God, and a breaking of his word. 141 I am small and despised: yet do not I forget thy precepts. Every man hates to have a lie told him, but we should more hate telling a lie; by the latter we give an affront to God. 22 Remove from me reproach and contempt; for I have kept thy testimonies. 125 I am thy servant; give me understanding, that I may know thy testimonies. Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord.#undefiled: or, perfect, or, sincere Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart. 9 BETH. This section of the Psalm shows us that the author was a man who had suffered deeply. 22 Remove from me reproach and contempt; for I have kept thy testimonies. Psalms chapter 119 KJV (King James Version) 1 ALEPH. And our love to the word of God must subdue our lusts, and root out carnal affections: we must make heart work of it, or we make nothing of it. But it is easy to own, that God's judgments are right, until it comes to be our own case. Read verse in King James Version He had known persecution (119:22-23), he had known deprivation and fear for his life (119:17), seasons when he seemed to get nothing from God's word (119:18), he had also known loneliness, rejection, and a sense of abandonment (119:19-20). Thou art my portion, O LORD: I have said that I would keep thy words. Psalm 119 - ALEPH. Christ is the Advocate of his people, their Redeemer. 4 You have commanded us To keep Your precepts diligently. 117 Hold thou me up, and I shall be safe: and I will have respect unto thy statutes continually. 5 Oh that my ways may r be steadfast. Do our hearts, cleansed in Christ's blood, make these prayers, resolutions and confessions our own? 149 Hear my voice according unto thy lovingkindness: O Lord, quicken me according to thy judgment. 169 Let my cry come near before thee, O Lord: give me understanding according to thy word. 100 I understand more than the ancients, because I keep thy precepts. The comforts some have in God, should be matter of joy to others. Our obedience is only pleasing to God, and pleasant to ourselves, when it comes from a principle of love. This is life eternal, to know God and Jesus Christ whom he has sent, #Joh 17:3|. 138 Thy testimonies that thou hast commanded are righteous and very faithful. We must keep the commandments of God by obedience to them, and his promises by reliance on them. 133 Order my steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me. 6 Then shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect unto all thy commandments. In the mean time, the statutes of the Lord supply subjects for grateful praise. 3 They also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways. 107 I am afflicted very much: quicken me, O LORD, according unto thy word. 42 So shall I have wherewith to answer him that reproacheth me: for I trust in thy word. 173 Let thine hand help me; for I have chosen thy precepts. to be kept diligently. 63 I am a companion of all them that fear thee, and of them that keep thy precepts. 51 The proud have had me greatly in derision: yet have I not declined from thy law. Those who stick to the word of God, may in faith expect and pray for acceptance with God. 5 O that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes! 10 With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments. 142 Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is the truth. Teach me, O LORD, the way of thy statutes; and I shall keep it unto the end. 135 Make thy face to shine upon thy servant; and teach me thy statutes. 106 I have sworn, and I will perform it, that I will keep thy righteous judgments. 128 Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way. 119:4 Thou hast commanded 6680 8765 [us] to keep 8104 8800 thy precepts 6490 diligently 3966. All, in every age, who receive God's word in faith and love, find every saying in it faithful.161-168 Those whose hearts stand in awe of God's word, will rather endure the wrath of man, than break the law of God. 46 I will speak of thy testimonies also before kings, and will not be ashamed. Our holy security is grounded on Divine supports. 170 Let my supplication come before thee: deliver me according to thy word. 27 Make me to understand the way of thy precepts: so shall I talk of thy wondrous works. 69 The proud have forged a lie against me: but I will keep thy precepts with my whole heart. 93 I will never forget thy precepts: for with them thou hast quickened me. 18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ happened this way. It was Divine grace in his heart, that enabled the psalmist to receive these instructions. 69 The proud have forged a lie against me: but I will keep thy precepts with my whole heart. The promises are faithfully performed by Him that made them. 5 O that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes! 26 I have declared my ways, and thou heardest me: teach me thy statutes. Causeless reproach does not hurt, and should not move us. 5 O that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes! 142 Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is the truth. Those that love the world have great vexation, for it does not answer what they expect; those that love God's word have great peace, for it outdoes what they expect. 59 I thought on my ways, and turned my feet unto thy testimonies. The believer, wearied with the cares of life and his conflicts with sin, pants for the consolations conveyed to him by means of the sacred word. : Psa 119:3 : They also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways. 102 I have not departed from thy judgments: for thou hast taught me. 53 Horror hath taken hold upon me because of the wicked that forsake thy law. His statutes; they are always binding.10. 13 With my lips have I declared all the judgments of thy mouth. My soul cleaveth unto the dust: quicken thou me according to thy word. 71 It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes. God knows what we need and what is good for us, and will quicken us. The psalmist went on in duty, and he found comfort in the word of God. Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord. 14 I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all riches. God's law; this is enacted by him as our Sovereign.2. Thus shall we seek comfort and happiness from Christ alone.97-104 What we love, we love to think of. They show us the mercy and the justice of the Lord, the joys of heaven, and the pains of hell. 48 My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandments, which I have loved; and I will meditate in thy statutes. And those are most happy, who are preserved most free from the defilement of sin, who simply believe God's testimonies, and depend on his promises. 42 So shall I have wherewith to answer him that reproacheth me: for I trust in thy word. 16 I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word. 6 Then I would not be ashamed, All the creatures answer the ends of their creation: shall man, who alone is endued with reason, be the only unprofitable burden of the earth? 132 Look thou upon me, and be merciful unto me, as thou usest to do unto those that love thy name. It is poor perfection which one sees and end of. 137 Righteous art thou, O Lord, and upright are thy judgments. 8 I will keep thy statutes: O forsake me not utterly. 173 Let thine hand help me; for I have chosen thy precepts. 161 SCHIN. 91 They continue this day according to thine ordinances: for all are thy servants. And every one may pray, Look thou upon me, and be merciful unto me as thou usest to do unto those that love thy name. 66 Teach me good judgment and knowledge: for I have believed thy commandments. 80 Let my heart be sound in thy statutes; that I be not ashamed. Lord, thou art our bountiful Benefactor; incline our hearts to faith and obedience. 92 Unless thy law had been my delights, I should then have perished in mine affliction. They come to us when we are not able to go to them. Save me from my sins, my corruptions, my temptations, all the hinderances in my way, that I may keep thy testimonies. The word of the Lord reaches to all cases, to all times. Psalms 119:1 KJV. 150 They draw nigh that follow after mischief: they are far from thy law. We can talk of the wonders of redeeming love, when we understand the way of God's precepts, and walk in that way. 90 Thy faithfulness is unto all generations: thou hast established the earth, and it abideth. A good man, by the grace of God, brings his heart to his work, then it is done well.113-120 Here is a dread of the risings of sin, and the first beginnings of it. 16 I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word. 153 Consider mine affliction, and deliver me: for I do not forget thy law. 21 Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, which do err from thy commandments. 39 Turn away my reproach which I fear: for thy judgments are good. 68 Thou art good, and doest good; teach me thy statutes. 2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart. 5 Oh, that my ways were directed To keep Your statutes! 88 Quicken me after thy lovingkindness; so shall I keep the testimony of thy mouth. 14 I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all riches. 31 I have stuck unto thy testimonies: O Lord, put me not to shame. 56 This I had, because I kept thy precepts. All his commandments are truth. When Satan has drawn a child of God into worldly compliances, he will reproach him with the falls into which he led him. 43 And take not the word of truth utterly out of my mouth; for I have hoped in thy judgments. 118 Thou hast trodden down all them that err from thy statutes: for their deceit is falsehood. Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live, and keep thy word. 108 Accept, I beseech thee, the freewill offerings of my mouth, O LORD, and teach me thy judgments. 72 The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver. 150 They draw nigh that follow after mischief: they are far from thy law. 10 With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments. Seek me, that is, Find me; for God never seeks in vain. 62 At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee because of thy righteous judgments. Verse by Verse, King James Version of the Bible. And believers see that if God forsakes them, the temper will be too hard for them.9-16 To original corruption all have added actual sin. 2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart. 15 I will meditate in thy precepts, and have respect unto thy ways. 19 Because Joseph, her husband to be, 13 was a righteous man, and because he did not want to disgrace her, he intended to divorce her 14 privately. Do we use it as pleas with Christ for what we need? 133 Order my steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me. 1 . Our love to the word of God is evidence of our love to God, because it is designed to make us partake his holiness. 60 I made haste, and delayed not to keep thy commandments. 33 Teach me, O Lord, the way of thy statutes; and I shall keep it unto the end. 143 Trouble and anguish have taken hold on me: yet thy commandments are my delights. Cancel. Psalms 119:57 Context. We should always make the word of God the rule of our discourse, so as never to transgress it by sinful speaking, or sinful silence. 70 Their heart is as fat as grease; but I delight in thy law. 143 Trouble and anguish have taken hold on me: yet thy commandments are my delights. 74 They that fear thee will be glad when they see me; because I have hoped in thy word. Psalm 119 ALEPH. 71 It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes. The Excellencies of God's Law. 109 My soul is continually in my hand: yet do I not forget thy law. ALEPH. Let this psalm be a touchstone by which to try our hearts, and our lives. 138 Thy testimonies that thou hast commanded are righteous and very faithful. PS 119:3 They also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways. Psalms 119:4 Context. The soul has its tastes as well as the body. Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart. 160 Thy word is true from the beginning: and every one of thy righteous judgments endureth for ever. He is never far to seek. To have our soul or life continually in our hands, implies constant danger of life; yet he did not forget God's promises nor his precepts. 94 I am thine, save me: for I have sought thy precepts. 53 Horror hath taken hold upon me because of the wicked that forsake thy law. 119 Blessed are the [] undefiled in the way, Who walk in the law of the Lord2 Blessed are those who keep His testimonies, Who seek Him with the () whole heart! ... Psalms. But the word, without the grace of God, would not quicken us. Believers feel themselves strangers on earth; they fear missing their way, and losing comfort by erring from God's commandments. His judgments; framed in infinite wisdom.8. 119 Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord. 49 ZAIN. Whatever obscurity may appear as to the faith of the Old Testament believers, their confidence at the throne of grace can only be explained by their having obtained more distinct views of gospel privileges, through the sacrifices and services of their law, than is generally imagined. The tempter would make men think they are at liberty to follow the word of God or not, as they please. PS 119:2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart. 67 Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word. A man, steady in the way of his duty, though he may have many enemies, needs to fear none. The Psalms, chapter 119, King James Version (KJV), Strong's Concordance, 176 verses. 78 Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me without a cause: but I will meditate in thy precepts. With most popular verse and related links. 60 I made haste, and delayed not to keep thy commandments. 165 Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them. 98 Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies: for they are ever with me. Wicked men may almost consume the believer upon earth, but he would sooner forsake all than forsake the word of the Lord. There are delights in the word of God, which the saints often most sweetly enjoy when in trouble and anguish. Every sanctified soul hungers after the word of God, as food which there is no living without. 79 Let those that fear thee turn unto me, and those that have known thy testimonies. Psalm 119 is an expansion of Psalm 19:7–9: “The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul. 119 Thou puttest away all the wicked of the earth like dross: therefore I love thy testimonies. We deserve no favour form God; we are most easy when we cast ourselves upon God's mercy, and refer ourselves to it. 110 The wicked have laid a snare for me: yet I erred not from thy precepts. Our relish for the word of God will be greatest, when that for the world and the flesh is least. when wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me? 110 The wicked have laid a snare for me: yet I erred not from thy precepts. Their cunning is falsehood. 119 1 Blessed are the undefiled in the way, Who walk in the law of the Lord! The wicked not only do not God's statutes, but they do not even seek them. 2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart. 164 Seven times a day do I praise thee because of thy righteous judgments. We must look for comfort only in the way of duty, and that duty must be done. 164 Seven times a day do I praise thee because of thy righteous judgments. Psalms 119: Scripture in the Bible. 17 Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live, and keep thy word. Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD. 12 Blessed art thou, O LORD: teach me thy statutes. 111 Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever: for they are the rejoicing of my heart. 140 Thy word is very pure: therefore thy servant loveth it. 4 Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently. 119:5 O that 305 my ways 1870 were directed 3559 8735 to keep 8104 8800 thy statutes 2706! 124 Deal with thy servant according unto thy mercy, and teach me thy statutes. 21 Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, which do err from thy commandments. As far as our views, desires, and affections agree with what is here expressed, they come from the influences of the Holy Spirit, and no further. 67 Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word. The psalmist coveted to learn the laws of God, to give God the glory. 4 Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently. 162 I rejoice at thy word, as one that findeth great spoil. Ere long the believer will be absent from the body, and present with the Lord. When trouble is near, God is near. 128 Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way. 121 I have done judgment and justice: leave me not to mine oppressors. The more we see the beauty of truth, the more we shall see the hateful deformity of a lie. 170 Let my supplication come before thee: deliver me according to thy word. 169 TAU. The more delight we take in the service of God, the nearer we come to perfection. It is known as a “wisdom” Psalm, meaning it gives instruction about God’s will and righteous living. His way; this is the rule of his providence.3. They flatter themselves that they are going to heaven; but the longer they persist in sin, the further it is from them. 102 I have not departed from thy judgments: for thou hast taught me. 145 KOPH. 172 My tongue shall speak of thy word: for all thy commandments are righteousness. God's mercies are tender; they are a fountain that can never be exhausted. 134 Deliver me from the oppression of man: so will I keep thy precepts. His testimonies; they are solemnly declared to the world.4. May we live the life of faith and grace here, and be removed to the life of glory hereafter.145-152 Supplications with the whole heart are presented only by those who desire God's salvation, and who love his commandments. 73 JOD. Those that would see the wondrous things of God's law and gospel, must beg him to give them understanding, by the light of his Spirit. There is no full happiness, or perfect liberty, but in keeping God's law. 95 The wicked have waited for me to destroy me: but I will consider thy testimonies. 108 Accept, I beseech thee, the freewill offerings of my mouth, O Lord, and teach me thy judgments. God's eye is on us at all times; this should make us very careful to keep his commandments.169-176 The psalmist desired grace and strength to lift up his prayers, and that the Lord would receive and notice them. 4687. Psa 119:1 ¶ ALEPH. The believer could not live without the grace of God; but, supported by his hand, his spiritual life shall be maintained. 61 The bands of the wicked have robbed me: but I have not forgotten thy law. 59 I thought on my ways, and turned my feet unto thy testimonies. If we are employed in God's service, we need not fear those who try to set themselves as far as they can out of the reach of the convictions and commands of his law. 79 Let those that fear thee turn unto me, and those that have known thy testimonies. Numberless are the snares laid by the wicked; and happy is that servant of God, whom they have not caused to err from his Master's precepts. 18 Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law. 97 O how love I thy law! 171 My lips shall utter praise, when thou hast taught me thy statutes. Sin is horrible in the eyes of all that are sanctified. 66 Teach me good judgment and knowledge: for I have believed thy commandments. We must beg that the Holy Spirit would order our steps. 119 Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord. 135 Make thy face to shine upon thy servant; and teach me thy statutes. 87 They had almost consumed me upon earth; but I forsook not thy precepts. How blessed are those whose way is blameless, Who walk in the law of the LORD. 112 I have inclined mine heart to perform thy statutes alway, even unto the end. Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD. 57 CHETH. 119:6 äz lo-ëvôsh B' haBiy†i y el-Käl-mitz'wotey khä 119:6 Then x227 shall I not x3808 be ashamed, 954 z8799 when I have respect 5027 z8687 unto x413 all x3605 thy commandments. 31 I have stuck unto thy testimonies: O LORD, put me not to shame. Beholding vanity deadens us, and slackens our pace; a traveller must not stand gazing upon every object that presents itself to his view. We must never be ashamed or afraid to own our religion. 37 Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken thou me in thy way. 70 Their heart is as fat as grease; but I delight in thy law. 47 And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I have loved. 107 I am afflicted very much: quicken me, O Lord, according unto thy word. Is God's word the standard of our faith, and the law of our practice? 17 GIMEL. 7 I will praise thee with uprightness of heart, when I shall have learned thy righteous judgments. 78 Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me without a cause: but I will meditate in thy precepts. 73 Thy hands have made me and fashioned me: give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments. 28 My soul melteth for heaviness: strengthen thou me according unto thy word. Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. Psalm 119 is the 119th psalm of the Book of Psalms, generally known in English by its first verse, in the King James Version, "Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord. 28 My soul melteth for heaviness: strengthen thou me according unto thy word. Something of this mind of Christ is in every true disciple.49-56 Those that make God's promises their portion, may with humble boldness make them their plea. He was become like a leathern bottle, which, if hung up in the smoke, is dried and shrivelled up. It behoves sinners to hasten to escape; and the believer will be equally in haste to glorify God. He valued the good will of saints, and was desirous to keep up his communion with them. 4 Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently. 99 I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation. And it will be well to try the sincerity of our obedience by tracing the spring of it; the reality of our love by cheerfulness in appointed duties.17-24 If God deals in strict justice with us, we all perish. He desired to know more of God in Christ; to know more of the doctrines of the word, and the duties of religion. 92 Unless thy law had been my delights, I should then have perished in mine affliction. 119 1 Blessed are those whose k way is blameless, who l walk in the law of the L ord! The believer prays to be set free from sin.33-40 Teach me thy statutes, not the mere words, but the way of applying them to myself. 55 I have remembered thy name, O LORD, in the night, and have kept thy law. A good hope of salvation will engage the heart in doing the commandments. There is something very remarkable in the variety-in-monotony of this, the longest of the psalms. By meditation on God's testimonies we understand more than our teachers, when we understand our own hearts. Not only God's promises, but even his law, his percepts, though hard to ungodly men, are desirable, and profitable, because they lead us with safety and delight unto eternal life.73-80 God made us to serve him, and enjoy him; but by sin we have made ourselves unfit to serve him, and to enjoy him. 115 Depart from me, ye evildoers: for I will keep the commandments of my God. The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769. : Psa 119:5 Go to the same place, plead the name and merits of Jesus, and you will not, you cannot plead in vain. Let thy judgments help me; let all ordinances and all providences, (both are God's judgments,) further me in glorifying God; let them help me for that work. We cannot, with any comfort or boldness, attend God in holy duties, while under guilt, or in any by-way. And where God has wrought to will, he will work to do.41-48 Lord, I have by faith thy mercies in view; let me by prayer prevail to obtain them. 162 I rejoice at thy word, as one that findeth great spoil. 4 Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently. Hope deferred made him faint; his eyes failed by looking out for this expected salvation. But thy law for perfections understanding than all the strength I have remembered thy judgments of,. Psa 119:2: Blessed are the undefiled in the way of lying means false... 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