1: ALEPH. Blessed are the perfect in the way, who walk in the law of Jehovah. 2: Blessed are they that observe his testimonies, that seek him with the whole heart; 3: Who also do no unrighteousness: they walk in his ways. 4: Thou hast enjoined thy precepts, to be kept diligently. 5: Oh that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes! 6: Then shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect unto all thy commandments. 7: I will give thee thanks with uprightness of heart, when I shall have learned thy righteous judgments. 8: I will keep thy statutes: forsake me not utterly. 9: BETH. Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his path? by taking heed according to thy word. 10: With my whole heart have I sought thee: let me not wander from thy commandments. 11: Thy word have I hid in my heart, that I might not sin against thee. 12: Blessed art thou, Jehovah! teach me thy statutes. 13: With my lips have I declared all the judgments of thy mouth. 14: I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as [much as] in all wealth. 15: I will meditate upon thy precepts, and have respect unto thy paths. 16: I delight myself in thy statutes; I will not forget thy word. 17: GIMEL. Deal bountifully with thy servant [and] I shall live; and I will keep thy word. 18: Open mine eyes, and I shall behold wondrous things out of thy law. 19: I am a stranger in the land; hide not thy commandments from me. 20: My soul breaketh for longing after thy judgments at all times. 21: Thou hast rebuked the proud [that are] cursed, who wander from thy commandments. 22: Roll off from me reproach and contempt; for I observe thy testimonies. 23: Princes also did sit [and] talk together against me: thy servant doth meditate in thy statutes. 24: Thy testimonies also are my delight [and] my counsellors. 25: DALETH. My soul cleaveth unto the dust: quicken me according to thy word. 26: I have declared my ways, and thou hast answered me: teach me thy statutes. 27: Make me to understand the way of thy precepts, and I will meditate upon thy wondrous works. 28: My soul melteth for sadness: strengthen me according to thy word. 29: Remove from me the way of falsehood, and graciously grant me thy law. 30: I have chosen the way of faithfulness; thy judgments have I set [before me]. 31: I cleave unto thy testimonies; Jehovah, let me not be ashamed. 32: I will run the way of thy commandments when thou shalt enlarge my heart. 33: HE. Teach me, O Jehovah, the way of thy statutes, and I will observe it [unto] the end. 34: Give me understanding, and I will observe thy law; and I will keep it with [my] whole heart. 35: Make me to walk in the path of thy commandments; for therein do I delight. 36: Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to gain. 37: Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; quicken me in thy way. 38: Establish thy word unto thy servant, who is [devoted] to thy fear. 39: Turn away my reproach which I fear; for thy judgments are good. 40: Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: quicken me in thy righteousness. 41: VAU. And let thy loving-kindness come unto me, O Jehovah, -- thy salvation according to thy word. 42: So shall I have wherewith to answer him that reproacheth me; for I confide in thy word. 43: And take not the word of truth utterly out of my mouth; because I have hoped in thy judgments. 44: Then will I keep thy law continually, for ever and ever; 45: And I will walk at liberty, for I have sought thy precepts; 46: And I will speak of thy testimonies before kings, and will not be ashamed; 47: And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I have loved; 48: And I will lift up my hands unto thy commandments, which I have loved, and I will meditate in thy statutes. 49: ZAIN. Remember the word for thy servant, upon which thou hast caused me to hope. 50: This is my comfort in mine affliction; for thy word hath quickened me. 51: The proud have derided me beyond measure: I have not declined from thy law. 52: I remembered thy judgments of old, O Jehovah, and have comforted myself. 53: Burning indignation hath taken hold upon me because of the wicked who 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 kept thy law. 56: This I have had, because I have observed thy precepts. 57: CHETH. My portion, O Jehovah, I have said, is to keep thy words. 58: I have sought thy favour with [my] whole heart: be gracious unto me according to thy word. 59: I have thought on my ways, and turned my feet unto thy testimonies. 60: I have made haste, and not delayed, to keep thy commandments. 61: The bands of the wicked have wrapped me round: I have not forgotten thy law. 62: At midnight I rise up to give thanks unto thee, because of thy righteous judgments. 63: I am the companion of all that fear thee, and of them that keep thy precepts. 64: The earth, O Jehovah, is full of thy loving-kindness: teach me thy statutes. 65: TETH. Thou hast dealt well with thy servant, O Jehovah, according to thy word. 66: Teach me good discernment and knowledge; for I have believed in thy commandments. 67: Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I keep thy word. 68: Thou art good, and doest good; teach me thy statutes. 69: The proud have forged falsehood against me: I will observe thy precepts with [my] whole heart. 70: Their heart is as fat as grease: as for me, I delight in thy law. 71: It is good for me that I have been afflicted, that I might learn thy statutes. 72: The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver. 73: YOD. Thy hands have made me and fashioned me: give me understanding, and I will learn thy commandments. 74: They that fear thee will see me, and rejoice; because I have hoped in thy word. 75: I know, Jehovah, that thy Judgments are righteousness, and that in faithfulness thou hast afflicted me. 76: Oh let thy loving-kindness 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 ashamed; for they have acted perversely towards me with falsehood: as for me, I meditate in thy precepts. 79: Let those that fear thee turn unto me, and those that know thy testimonies. 80: Let my heart be perfect in thy statutes, that I be not ashamed. 81: CAPH. My soul fainteth for thy salvation; I hope in thy word. 82: Mine eyes fail for thy word, saying, When wilt thou comfort me? 83: For I am become like a bottle in the smoke; I do not forget thy statutes. 84: How many shall be the days of thy servant? when wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me? 85: The proud have digged pits for me, which is not according to thy law. 86: All thy commandments are faithfulness. They persecute me wrongfully: help thou me. 87: They had almost consumed me upon the earth; but as for me, I forsook not thy precepts. 88: Quicken me according to thy loving-kindness, and I will keep the testimony of thy mouth. 89: LAMED. For ever, O Jehovah, thy word is settled in the heavens. 90: Thy faithfulness is from generation to generation: thou hast established the earth, and it standeth. 91: By thine ordinances they stand this day; 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 by them thou hast quickened me. 94: I am thine, save me; for I have sought thy precepts. 95: The wicked have awaited me to destroy me; [but] I attend unto thy testimonies. 96: I have seen an end of all perfection: thy commandment is exceeding broad. 97: MEM. Oh how I love 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 observed thy precepts. 101: I have refrained my feet from every evil path, that I might keep thy word. 102: I have not departed from thy judgments; for it is thou that hast taught me. 103: How sweet are thy words unto my taste! more than honey to my mouth! 104: From thy precepts I get understanding; therefore I hate every false path. 105: NUN. Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. 106: I have sworn, and I will perform it, that I will keep thy righteous judgments. 107: I am afflicted very much; O Jehovah, quicken me according to thy word. 108: Accept, I beseech thee, Jehovah, the voluntary-offerings of my mouth, and teach me thy judgments. 109: My life is continually in my hand; but I do not forget thy law. 110: The wicked have laid a snare for me; but I have not wandered 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, unto the end. 113: SAMECH. The double-minded have I hated; 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; and I will observe the commandments of my God. 116: Uphold me according to 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 I will have respect unto thy statutes continually. 118: Thou hast set at nought all them that wander 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 shuddereth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments. 121: AIN. I have done judgment and justice: 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 the word of thy righteousness. 124: Deal with thy servant according to thy loving-kindness, 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: they have made void thy law. 127: Therefore I love thy commandments above gold, yea, above fine gold. 128: Therefore I regard all [thy] precepts concerning all things to be right: I hate every false path. 129: PE. Thy testimonies are wonderful; therefore doth my soul observe them. 130: The entrance of thy words giveth light, giving understanding unto the simple. 131: I opened my mouth wide and panted; for I longed for thy commandments. 132: Turn unto me, and be gracious unto me, as thou art wont to do unto those that love thy name. 133: Establish my steps in thy word; and let not any iniquity have dominion over me. 134: Deliver me from the oppression of man; and I will keep thy precepts. 135: Make thy face to shine upon thy servant, and teach me thy statutes. 136: Mine eyes run down with streams of water, because they keep not thy law. 137: TZADE. Righteous art thou, Jehovah, and upright are thy judgments. 138: Thou hast commanded thy testimonies in righteousness and exceeding faithfulness. 139: My zeal destroyeth me, because mine oppressors have forgotten thy words. 140: Thy word is exceeding pure, and thy servant loveth it. 141: I am little and despised: thy precepts have I not forgotten. 142: Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is truth. 143: Trouble and anguish have taken hold upon me: thy commandments are my delights. 144: The righteousness of thy testimonies is for ever: give me understanding, and I shall live. 145: KOPH. I have called with [my] whole heart; answer me, O Jehovah: I will observe thy statutes. 146: I call upon thee; save me, and I will keep thy testimonies. 147: I anticipate the morning-dawn and I cry: I hope in thy word. 148: Mine eyes anticipate the night-watches, that I may meditate in thy word. 149: Hear my voice according to thy loving-kindness: O Jehovah, quicken me according to thy judgment. 150: They have drawn nigh that follow after mischief: they are far from thy law. 151: Thou, Jehovah, art near, and all thy commandments are truth. 152: From thy testimonies, I have known of old that thou hast founded them for ever. 153: RESH. See mine affliction, and deliver me; for I have not forgotten thy law. 154: Plead 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: Many are thy tender mercies, O Jehovah; quicken me according to thy judgments. 157: Many are my persecutors and mine oppressors; I have not declined from thy testimonies. 158: I beheld them that deal treacherously, and was grieved; because they kept not thy word. 159: See how I have loved thy precepts: quicken me, O Jehovah, according to thy loving-kindness. 160: The sum of thy word is truth, and every righteous judgment of thine is for ever. 161: SHIN. Princes have persecuted me without a cause; but my heart standeth in awe of thy word. 162: I have joy in thy word, as one that findeth great spoil. 163: I hate and abhor falsehood; thy law do I love. 164: Seven times a day do I praise thee because of thy righteous judgments. 165: Great peace have they that love thy law, and nothing doth stumble them. 166: I have hoped for thy salvation, O Jehovah, and have done thy commandments. 167: My soul hath kept thy testimonies, and I love them exceedingly. 168: I have kept thy precepts and thy testimonies; for all my ways are before thee. 169: TAU. Let my cry come near before thee, Jehovah: give me understanding according to thy word. 170: Let my supplication come before thee: deliver me according to thy word. 171: My lips shall pour forth praise when thou hast taught me thy statutes. 172: My tongue shall speak aloud of thy word; for all thy commandments are righteousness. 173: Let thy hand be for my help; 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 thy judgments help me. 176: I have gone astray like a lost sheep: seek thy servant; for I have not forgotten thy commandments.