PSALMS 119:1-24Your Word Is a Lamp to My FeetAleph119:1 Blessed are those whose way is blameless,who walk in the law of the Lord! 2 Blessed are those who keep his testimonies,who seek him with their whole heart, 3 who also do no wrong,but walk in his ways! 4 You have commanded your preceptsto be kept diligently. 5 Oh that my ways may be steadfastin keeping your statutes! 6 Then I shall not be put to shame,having my eyes fixed on all your commandments. 7 I will praise you with an upright heart,when I learn your righteous rules. 8 I will keep your statutes;do not utterly forsake me! Beth9 How can a young man keep his way pure?By guarding it according to your word. 10 With my whole heart I seek you;let me not wander from your commandments! 11 I have stored up your word in my heart,that I might not sin against you. 12 Blessed are you, O Lord;teach me your statutes! 13 With my lips I declareall the rules of your mouth. 14 In the way of your testimonies I delightas much as in all riches. 15 I will meditate on your preceptsand fix my eyes on your ways. 16 I will delight in your statutes;I will not forget your word. Gimel17 Deal bountifully with your servant,that I may live and keep your word. 18 Open my eyes, that I may beholdwondrous things out of your law. 19 I am a sojourner on the earth;hide not your commandments from me! 20 My soul is consumed with longingfor your rules at all times. 21 You rebuke the insolent, accursed ones,who wander from your commandments. 22 Take away from me scorn and contempt,for I have kept your testimonies. 23 Even though princes sit plotting against me,your servant will meditate on your statutes. 24 Your testimonies are my delight;they are my counselors.
PSALMS 119:121-136Ayin121 I have done what is just and right;do not leave me to my oppressors. 122 Give your servant a pledge of good;let not the insolent oppress me. 123 My eyes long for your salvationand for the fulfillment of your righteous promise. 124 Deal with your servant according to your steadfast love,and teach me your statutes. 125 I am your servant; give me understanding,that I may know your testimonies! 126 It is time for the Lord to act,for your law has been broken. 127 Therefore I love your commandmentsabove gold, above fine gold. 128 Therefore I consider all your precepts to be right;I hate every false way. Pe129 Your testimonies are wonderful;therefore my soul keeps them. 130 The unfolding of your words gives light;it imparts understanding to the simple. 131 I open my mouth and pant,because I long for your commandments. 132 Turn to me and be gracious to me,as is your way with those who love your name. 133 Keep steady my steps according to your promise,and let no iniquity get dominion over me. 134 Redeem me from man’s oppression,that I may keep your precepts. 135 Make your face shine upon your servant,and teach me your statutes. 136 My eyes shed streams of tears,because people do not keep your law.
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