1: Blessed are they that are perfect in the way, Who walk in the law of Jehovah. 2: Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, That seek him with the whole heart. 3: Yea, they do no unrighteousness; They walk in his ways. 4: Thou hast commanded [us] thy precepts, That we should observe them diligently. 5: Oh that my ways were established To observe thy statutes! 6: Then shall I not be put to shame, When I have respect unto all thy commandments. 7: I will give thanks unto thee with uprightness of heart, When I learn thy righteous judgments. 8: I will observe thy statutes: Oh forsake me not utterly. BETH. 9: Wherewith shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed [thereto] according to thy word. 10: With my whole heart have I sought thee: Oh let me not wander from thy commandments. 11: Thy word have I laid up in my heart, That I might not sin against thee. 12: Blessed art thou, O Jehovah: Teach me thy statutes. 13: With my lips have I declared All the ordinances of thy mouth. 14: I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, As much as in all riches. 15: I will meditate on thy precepts, And have respect unto thy ways. 16: I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word. GIMEL. 17: Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live; So will I observe thy word. 18: Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold Wondrous things out of thy law. 19: I am a sojourner in the earth: Hide not thy commandments from me. 20: My soul breaketh for the longing That it hath unto thine ordinances at all times. 21: Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, That do wander from thy commandments. 22: Take away from me reproach and contempt; For I have kept thy testimonies. 23: Princes also sat and talked against me; [But] thy servant did meditate on thy statutes. 24: Thy testimonies also are my delight [And] my counsellors. DALETH. 25: My soul cleaveth unto the dust: Quicken thou me according to thy word. 26: I declared my ways, and thou answeredst me: Teach me thy statutes. 27: Make me to understand the way of thy precepts: So shall I meditate on thy wondrous works. 28: My soul melteth for heaviness: Strengthen thou me according unto thy word. 29: Remove from me the way of falsehood; And grant me thy law graciously. 30: I have chosen the way of faithfulness: Thine ordinances have I set [before me]. 31: I cleave unto thy testimonies: O Jehovah, put me not to shame. 32: I will run the way of thy commandments, When thou shalt enlarge my heart. HE. 33: Teach me, O Jehovah, the way of thy statutes; And I shall keep it unto the end. 34: Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; Yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart. 35: Make me to go in the path of thy commandments; For therein do I delight. 36: Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, And not to covetousness. 37: Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity, And quicken me in thy ways. 38: Confirm unto thy servant thy word, Which [is in order] unto the fear of thee. 39: Turn away my reproach whereof I am afraid; For thine ordinances are good. 40: Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: Quicken me in thy righteousness. VAV. 41: Let thy lovingkindnesses also come unto me, O Jehovah, Even thy salvation, according to thy word. 42: So shall I have an answer for him that reproacheth me; For I trust in thy word. 43: And take not the word of truth utterly out of my mouth; For I have hoped in thine ordinances. 44: So shall I observe thy law continually For ever and ever. 45: And I shall walk at liberty; For I have sought thy precepts. 46: I will also speak of thy testimonies before kings, And shall not be put to shame. 47: And I will delight myself in thy commandments, Which I have loved. 48: I will lift up my hands also unto thy commandments, which I have loved; And I will meditate on thy statutes. ZAYIN. 49: Remember the word unto thy servant, Because thou hast made me to hope. 50: This is my comfort in my affliction; For thy word hath quickened me. 51: The proud have had me greatly in derision: [Yet] have I not swerved from thy law. 52: I have remembered thine ordinances of old, O Jehovah, And have comforted myself. 53: Hot indignation hath taken hold upon me, Because of the wicked that forsake thy law. 54: Thy statutes have been my songs In the house of my pilgrimage. 55: I have remembered thy name, O Jehovah, in the night, And have observed thy law. 56: This I have had, Because I have kept thy precepts. HHETH. 57: Jehovah is my portion: I have said that I would observe thy words. 58: I entreated thy favor with my whole heart: Be merciful unto me according to thy word. 59: I thought on my ways, And turned my feet unto thy testimonies. 60: I made haste, and delayed not, To observe thy commandments. 61: The cords of the wicked have wrapped me round; [But] I have not forgotten thy law. 62: At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee Because of thy righteous ordinances. 63: I am a companion of all them that fear thee, And of them that observe thy precepts. 64: The earth, O Jehovah, is full of thy lovingkindness: Teach me thy statutes. TETH. 65: Thou hast dealt well with thy servant, O Jehovah, according unto thy word. 66: Teach me good judgment and knowledge; For I have believed in thy commandments. 67: Before I was afflicted I went astray; But now I observe thy word. 68: Thou art good, and doest good; Teach me thy statutes. 69: The proud have forged a lie against me: With my whole heart will I keep thy precepts. 70: Their heart is as fat as grease; But I delight in thy law. 71: It is good for me that I have been afflicted; That I may learn thy statutes. 72: The law of thy mouth is better unto me Than thousands of gold and silver. YODH. 73: Thy hands have made me and fashioned me: Give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments. 74: They that fear thee shall see me and be glad, Because I have hoped in thy word. 75: I know, O Jehovah, that thy judgments are righteous, And that in faithfulness thou hast afflicted me. 76: Let, I pray thee, thy lovingkindness be for my comfort, According to thy word unto thy servant. 77: Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live; For thy law is my delight. 78: Let the proud be put to shame; For they have overthrown me wrongfully: [But] I will meditate on thy precepts. 79: Let those that fear thee turn unto me; And they shall know thy testimonies. 80: Let my heart be perfect in thy statutes, That I be not put to shame. KAPH. 81: My soul fainteth for thy salvation; [But] I hope in thy word. 82: Mine eyes fail for thy word, While I say, When wilt thou comfort me? 83: For I am become like a wine-skin in the smoke; Yet do I not forget thy statutes. 84: How many are the days of thy servant? When wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me? 85: The proud have digged pits for me, Who are not according to thy law. 86: All thy commandments are faithful: They persecute me wrongfully; help thou me. 87: They had almost consumed me upon earth; But I forsook not thy precepts. LAMEDH. 88: Quicken me after thy lovingkindness; So shall I observe the testimony of thy mouth. 89: For ever, O Jehovah, Thy word is settled in heaven. 90: Thy faithfulness is unto all generations: Thou hast established the earth, and it abideth. 91: They abide this day according to thine ordinances; For all things are thy servants. 92: Unless thy law had been my delight, I should then have perished in mine affliction. 93: I will never forget thy precepts; For with them thou hast quickened me. 94: I am thine, save me; For I have sought thy precepts. 95: The wicked have waited for me, to destroy me; [But] I will consider thy testimonies. MEM. 96: I have seen an end of all perfection; [But] thy commandment is exceeding broad. 97: Oh how love I thy law! It is my meditation all the day. 98: Thy commandments make me wiser than mine enemies; For they are ever with me. 99: I have more understanding than all my teachers; For thy testimonies are my meditation. 100: I understand more than the aged, Because I have kept thy precepts. 101: I have refrained my feet from every evil way, That I might observe thy word. 102: I have not turned aside from thine ordinances; For thou hast taught me. 103: How sweet are thy words unto my taste! [Yea, sweeter] than honey to my mouth! 104: Through thy precepts I get understanding: Therefore I hate every false way. NUN. 105: Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, And light unto my path. 106: I have sworn, and have confirmed it, That I will observe thy righteous ordinances. 107: I am afflicted very much: Quicken me, O Jehovah, according unto thy word. 108: Accept, I beseech thee, the freewill-offerings of my mouth, O Jehovah, And teach me thine ordinances. 109: My soul is continually in my hand; Yet do I not forget thy law. 110: The wicked have laid a snare for me; Yet have I not gone astray from thy precepts. 111: Thy testimonies have I taken as a heritage for ever; For they are the rejoicing of my heart. 112: I have inclined my heart to perform thy statutes For ever, even unto the end. SAMEKH. 113: I hate them that are of a double mind; But thy law do I love. 114: Thou art my hiding-place and my shield: I hope in thy word. 115: Depart from me, ye evil-doers, That I may keep the commandments of my God. 116: Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live; And let me not be ashamed of my hope. 117: Hold thou me up, and I shall be safe, And shall have respect unto thy statutes continually. 118: Thou hast set at nought all them that err from thy statutes; For their deceit is falsehood. 119: Thou puttest away all the wicked of the earth like dross: Therefore I love thy testimonies. 120: My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; And I am afraid of thy judgments. AYIN. 121: I have done justice and righteousness: Leave me not to mine oppressors. 122: Be surety for thy servant for good: Let not the proud oppress me. 123: Mine eyes fail for thy salvation, And for thy righteous word. 124: Deal with thy servant according unto thy lovingkindness, And teach me thy statutes. 125: I am thy servant; give me understanding, That I may know thy testimonies. 126: It is time for Jehovah to work; [For] they have made void thy law. 127: Therefore I love thy commandments Above gold, yea, above fine gold. 128: Therefore I esteem all [thy] precepts concerning all [things] to be right; [And] I hate every false way. PE. 129: Thy testimonies are wonderful; Therefore doth my soul keep them. 130: The opening of thy words giveth light; It giveth understanding unto the simple. 131: I opened wide my mouth, and panted; For I longed for thy commandments. 132: Turn thee unto me, and have mercy upon me, As thou usest to do unto those that love thy name. 133: Establish my footsteps in thy word; And let not any iniquity have dominion over me. 134: Redeem me from the oppression of man: So will I observe thy precepts. 135: Make thy face to shine upon thy servant; And teach me thy statutes. 136: Streams of water run down mine eyes, Because they observe not thy law. TSADHE. 137: Righteous art thou, O Jehovah, And upright are thy judgments. 138: Thou hast commanded thy testimonies in righteousness And very faithfulness. 139: My zeal hath consumed me, Because mine adversaries have forgotten thy words. 140: Thy word is very pure; Therefore thy servant loveth it. 141: I am small and despised; [Yet] do I not forget thy precepts. 142: Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, And thy law is truth. 143: Trouble and anguish have taken hold on me; [Yet] thy commandments are my delight. 144: Thy testimonies are righteous for ever: Give me understanding, and I shall live. QOPH. 145: I have called with my whole heart; answer me, O Jehovah: I will keep thy statutes. 146: I have called unto thee; save me, And I shall observe thy testimonies. 147: I anticipated the dawning of the morning, and cried: I hoped in thy words. 148: Mine eyes anticipated the night-watches, That I might meditate on thy word. 149: Hear my voice according unto thy lovingkindness: Quicken me, O Jehovah, according to thine ordinances. 150: They draw nigh that follow after wickedness; They are far from thy law. 151: Thou art nigh, O Jehovah; And all thy commandments are truth. 152: Of old have I known from thy testimonies, That thou hast founded them for ever. RESH. 153: Consider mine affliction, and deliver me; For I do not forget thy law. 154: Plead thou my cause, and redeem me: Quicken me according to thy word. 155: Salvation is far from the wicked; For they seek not thy statutes. 156: Great are thy tender mercies, O Jehovah: Quicken me according to thine ordinances. 157: Many are my persecutors and mine adversaries; [Yet] have I not swerved from thy testimonies. 158: I beheld the treacherous, and was grieved, Because they observe not thy word. 159: Consider how I love thy precepts: Quicken me, O Jehovah, according to thy lovingkindness. 160: The sum of thy word is truth; And every one of thy righteous ordinances [endureth] for ever. SHIN. 161: Princes have persecuted me without a cause; But my heart standeth in awe of thy words. 162: I rejoice at thy word, As one that findeth great spoil. 163: I hate and abhor falsehood; [But] thy law do I love. 164: Seven times a day do I praise thee, Because of thy righteous ordinances. 165: Great peace have they that love thy law; And they have no occasion of stumbling. 166: I have hoped for thy salvation, O Jehovah, And have done thy commandments. 167: My soul hath observed thy testimonies; And I love them exceedingly. 168: I have observed thy precepts and thy testimonies; For all my ways are before thee. TAV. 169: Let my cry come near before thee, O Jehovah: Give me understanding according to thy word. 170: Let my supplication come before thee: Deliver me according to thy word. 171: Let my lips utter praise; For thou teachest me thy statutes. 172: Let my tongue sing of thy word; For all thy commandments are righteousness. 173: Let thy hand be ready to help me; For I have chosen thy precepts. 174: I have longed for thy salvation, O Jehovah; And thy law is my delight. 175: Let my soul live, and it shall praise thee; And let thine ordinances help me. 176: I have gone astray like a lost sheep; Seek thy servant; For I do not forget thy commandments.