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Psalms, Chapter 119
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   1: (ALEPH) Blessed are those whose ways are blameless, Who walk according to the law of Yahweh.
   2: Blessed are those who keep his statutes, Who seek him with their whole heart.
   3: Yes, they do nothing wrong. They walk in his ways.
   4: You have commanded your precepts, That we should fully obey them.
   5: Oh that my ways were steadfast To obey your statutes!
   6: Then I wouldn't be put to shame, When I consider all of your commandments.
   7: I will give thanks to you with uprightness of heart, When I learn your righteous judgments.
   8: I will observe your statutes. Don't utterly forsake me.
   9: How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word.
   10: With my whole heart, I have sought you. Don't let me wander from your commandments.
   11: I have hidden your word in my heart, That I might not sin against you.
   12: Blessed are you, Yahweh. Teach me your statutes.
   13: With my lips, I have declared all the ordinances of your mouth.
   14: I have rejoiced in the way of your testimonies, As much as in all riches.
   15: I will meditate on your precepts, And consider your ways.
   16: I will delight myself in your statutes. I will not forget your word.
   17: Do good to your servant. I will live and I will obey your word.
   18: Open my eyes, That I may see wondrous things out of your law.
   19: I am a stranger on the earth. Don't hide your commandments from me.
   20: My soul is consumed with longing for your ordinances at all times.
   21: You have rebuked the proud who are cursed, Who wander from your commandments.
   22: Take reproach and contempt away from me, For I have kept your statutes.
   23: Though princes sit and slander me, Your servant will meditate on your statutes.
   24: Indeed your statutes are my delight, And my counselors.
   25: My soul is laid low in the dust. Revive me according to your word!
   26: I declared my ways, and you answered me. Teach me your statutes.
   27: Let me understand the teaching of your precepts! Then I will meditate on your wondrous works.
   28: My soul is weary with sorrow. Strengthen me according to your word.
   29: Keep me from the way of deceit. Grant me your law graciously!
   30: I have chosen the way of truth. I have set my heart on your law.
   31: I cling to your statutes, Yahweh. Don't let me be put to shame.
   32: I run in the path of your commandments, For you have set my heart free.
   33: Teach me, Yahweh, the way of your statutes. I will keep them to the end.
   34: Give me understanding, and I will keep your law. Yes, I will obey it with my whole heart.
   35: Direct me in the path of your commandments, For I delight in them.
   36: Turn my heart toward your statutes, Not toward selfish gain.
   37: Turn my eyes away from looking at worthless things. Revive me in your ways.
   38: Fulfill your promise to your servant, That you may be feared.
   39: Take away my disgrace that I dread, For your ordinances are good.
   40: Behold, I long for your precepts! Revive me in your righteousness.
   41: Let your lovingkindness also come to me, Yahweh, Your salvation, according to your word.
   42: So I will have an answer for him who reproaches me, For I trust in your word.
   43: Don't snatch the word of truth out of my mouth, For I put my hope in your ordinances.
   44: So I will obey your law continually, Forever and ever.
   45: I will walk in liberty, For I have sought your precepts.
   46: I will also speak of your statutes before kings, And will not be put to shame.
   47: I will delight myself in your commandments, Because I love them.
   48: I reach out my hands for your commandments, which I love. I will meditate on your statutes.
   49: Remember your word to your servant, Because you gave me hope.
   50: This is my comfort in my affliction, For your word has revived me.
   51: The arrogant mock me excessively, But I don't swerve from your law.
   52: I remember your ordinances of old, Yahweh, And have comforted myself.
   53: Indignation has taken hold on me, Because of the wicked who forsake your law.
   54: Your statutes have been my songs, In the house where I live.
   55: I have remembered your name, Yahweh, in the night, And I obey your law.
   56: This is my way, That I keep your precepts.
   57: Yahweh is my portion. I promised to obey your words.
   58: I sought your favor with my whole heart. Be merciful to me according to your word.
   59: I considered my ways, And turned my steps to your statutes.
   60: I will hurry, and not delay, To obey your commandments.
   61: The ropes of the wicked bind me, But I won't forget your law.
   62: At midnight I will rise to give thanks to you, Because of your righteous ordinances.
   63: I am a friend of all those who fear you, Of those who observe your precepts.
   64: The earth is full of your lovingkindness, Yahweh. Teach me your statutes.
   65: Do good to your servant, According to your word, Yahweh.
   66: Teach me good judgment and knowledge, For I believe in your commandments.
   67: Before I was afflicted, I went astray; But now I observe your word.
   68: You are good, and do good. Teach me your statutes.
   69: The proud have smeared a lie upon me. With my whole heart, I will keep your precepts.
   70: Their heart is as callous as the fat, But I delight in your law.
   71: It is good for me that I have been afflicted, That I may learn your statutes.
   72: The law of your mouth is better to me than thousands of pieces of gold and silver.
   73: Your hands have made me and formed me. Give me understanding, that I may learn your commandments.
   74: Those who fear you will see me and be glad, Because I have put my hope in your word.
   75: Yahweh, I know that your judgments are righteous, That in faithfulness you have afflicted me.
   76: Please let your lovingkindness be for my comfort, According to your word to your servant.
   77: Let your tender mercies come to me, that I may live; For your law is my delight.
   78: Let the proud be put to shame, for they have overthrown me wrongfully. I will meditate on your precepts.
   79: Let those who fear you turn to me. They will know your statutes.
   80: Let my heart be blameless toward your decrees, That I may not be put to shame.
   81: My soul faints for your salvation. I hope in your word.
   82: My eyes fail for your word. I say, "When will you comfort me?"
   83: For I have become like a wineskin in the smoke. I don't forget your statutes.
   84: How many are the days of your servant? When will you execute judgment on those who persecute me?
   85: The proud have dug pits for me, Contrary to your law.
   86: All of your commandments are faithful. They persecute me wrongfully. Help me!
   87: They had almost wiped me from the earth, But I didn't forsake your precepts.
   88: Preserve my life according to your lovingkindness, So I will obey the statutes of your mouth.
   89: Yahweh, your word is settled in heaven forever.
   90: Your faithfulness is to all generations. You have established the earth, and it remains.
   91: Your laws remain to this day, For all things serve you.
   92: Unless your law had been my delight, I would have perished in my affliction.
   93: I will never forget your precepts, For with them, you have revived me.
   94: I am yours. Save me, For I have sought your precepts.
   95: The wicked have waited for me, to destroy me. I will consider your statutes.
   96: I have seen a limit to all perfection, But your commands are boundless.
   97: How love I your law! It is my meditation all day.
   98: Your commandments make me wiser than my enemies, For your commandments are always with me.
   99: I have more understanding than all my teachers, For your testimonies are my meditation.
   100: I understand more than the aged, Because I have kept your precepts.
   101: I have kept my feet from every evil way, That I might observe your word.
   102: I have not turned aside from your ordinances, For you have taught me.
   103: How sweet are your promises to my taste, More than honey to my mouth!
   104: Through your precepts, I get understanding; Therefore I hate every false way.
   105: Your word is a lamp to my feet, And a light for my path.
   106: I have sworn, and have confirmed it, That I will obey your righteous ordinances.
   107: I am afflicted very much. Revive me, Yahweh, according to your word.
   108: Accept, I beg you, the willing offerings of my mouth. Yahweh, teach me your ordinances.
   109: My soul is continually in my hand, Yet I won't forget your law.
   110: The wicked have laid a snare for me, Yet I haven't gone astray from your precepts.
   111: I have taken your testimonies as a heritage forever, For they are the joy of my heart.
   112: I have set my heart to perform your statutes forever, Even to the end.
   113: I hate double-minded men, But I love your law.
   114: You are my hiding place and my shield. I hope in your word.
   115: Depart from me, you evildoers, That I may keep the commandments of my God.
   116: Uphold me according to your word, that I may live. Let me not be ashamed of my hope.
   117: Hold me up, and I will be safe, And will have respect for your statutes continually.
   118: You reject all those who stray from your statutes, For their deceit is in vain.
   119: You put away all the wicked of the earth like dross. Therefore I love your testimonies.
   120: My flesh trembles for fear of you. I am afraid of your judgments.
   121: I have done what is just and righteous. Don't leave me to my oppressors.
   122: Ensure your servant's well-being. Don't let the proud oppress me.
   123: My eyes fail looking for your salvation, For your righteous word.
   124: Deal with your servant according to your lovingkindness. Teach me your statutes.
   125: I am your servant. Give me understanding, That I may know your testimonies.
   126: It is time to act, Yahweh, For they break your law.
   127: Therefore I love your commandments more than gold, Yes, more than pure gold.
   128: Therefore I consider all of your precepts to be right. I hate every false way.
   129: Your testimonies are wonderful, Therefore my soul keeps them.
   130: The entrance of your words gives light. It gives understanding to the simple.
   131: I opened my mouth wide and panted, For I longed for your commandments.
   132: Turn to me, and have mercy on me, As you always do to those who love your name.
   133: Establish my footsteps in your word. Don't let any iniquity have dominion over me.
   134: Redeem me from the oppression of man, So I will observe your precepts.
   135: Make your face to shine on your servant. Teach me your statutes.
   136: Streams of tears run down my eyes, Because they don't observe your law.
   137: You are righteous, Yahweh. your judgments are upright.
   138: You have commanded your statutes in righteousness. They are fully trustworthy.
   139: My zeal wears me out, Because my enemies ignore your words.
   140: Your promises have been thoroughly tested, And your servant loves them.
   141: I am small and despised. I don't forget your precepts.
   142: Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness. Your law is truth.
   143: Trouble and anguish have taken hold of me. Your commandments are my delight.
   144: Your testimonies are righteous forever. Give me understanding, that I may live.
   145: I have called with my whole heart. Answer me, Yahweh! I will keep your statutes.
   146: I have called to you. Save me! I will obey your statutes.
   147: I rise before dawn and cry for help. I put my hope in your words.
   148: My eyes stay open through the night watches, That I might meditate on your word.
   149: Hear my voice according to your lovingkindness. Revive me, Yahweh, according to your ordinances.
   150: They draw near who follow after wickedness. They are far from your law.
   151: You are near, Yahweh. All your commandments are truth.
   152: Of old I have known from your testimonies, That you have founded them forever.
   153: Consider my affliction, and deliver me, For I don't forget your law.
   154: Plead my cause, and redeem me! Revive me according to your promise.
   155: Salvation is far from the wicked, For they don't seek your statutes.
   156: Great are your tender mercies, Yahweh. Revive me according to your ordinances.
   157: Many are my persecutors and my adversaries. I haven't swerved from your testimonies.
   158: I look at the faithless with loathing, Because they don't observe your word.
   159: Consider how I love your precepts. Revive me, Yahweh, according to your lovingkindness.
   160: All of your words are truth. Every one of your righteous ordinances endures forever.
   161: Princes have persecuted me without a cause, But my heart stands in awe of your words.
   162: I rejoice at your word, As one who finds great spoil.
   163: I hate and abhor falsehood. I love your law.
   164: Seven times a day, I praise you, Because of your righteous ordinances.
   165: Those who love your law have great peace. Nothing causes them to stumble.
   166: I have hoped for your salvation, Yahweh. I have done your commandments.
   167: My soul has observed your testimonies. I love them exceedingly.
   168: I have obeyed your precepts and your testimonies, For all my ways are before you.
   169: Let my cry come before you, Yahweh. Give me understanding according to your word.
   170: Let my supplication come before you. Deliver me according to your word.
   171: Let my lips utter praise, For you teach me your statutes.
   172: Let my tongue sing of your word, For all your commandments are righteousness.
   173: Let your hand be ready to help me, For I have chosen your precepts.
   174: I have longed for your salvation, Yahweh. Your law is my delight.
   175: Let my soul live, that I may praise you. Let your ordinances help me.
   176: I have gone astray like a lost sheep. Seek your servant, for I don't forget your commandments.

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