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Psalms, Chapter 119
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   1: [Aleph.] O the happiness of those perfect in the way, They are walking in the law of Jehovah,
   2: O the happiness of those keeping His testimonies, With the whole heart they seek Him.
   3: Yea, they have not done iniquity, In His ways they have walked.
   4: Thou hast commanded us Thy precepts to keep diligently,
   5: O that my ways were prepared to keep Thy statutes,
   6: Then I am not ashamed In my looking unto all Thy commands.
   7: I confess Thee with uprightness of heart, In my learning the judgments of Thy righteousness.
   8: Thy statutes I keep, leave me not utterly!
   9: [Beth.] With what doth a young man purify his path? To observe -- according to Thy word.
   10: With all my heart I have sought Thee, Let me not err from Thy commands.
   11: In my heart I have hid Thy saying, That I sin not before Thee.
   12: Blessed [art] Thou, O Jehovah, teach me Thy statutes.
   13: With my lips I have recounted All the judgments of Thy mouth.
   14: In the way of Thy testimonies I have joyed, As over all wealth.
   15: In Thy precepts I meditate, And I behold attentively Thy paths.
   16: In Thy statutes I delight myself, I do not forget Thy word.
   17: [Gimel.] Confer benefits on Thy servant, I live, and I keep Thy word.
   18: Uncover mine eyes, and I behold wonders out of Thy law.
   19: A sojourner I [am] on earth, Hide not from me Thy commands.
   20: Broken hath my soul for desire Unto Thy judgments at all times.
   21: Thou hast rebuked the cursed proud, Who are erring from Thy commands.
   22: Remove from me reproach and contempt, For Thy testimonies I have kept.
   23: Princes also sat -- against me they spoke, Thy servant doth meditate in Thy statutes,
   24: Thy testimonies also [are] my delight, The men of my counsel!
   25: [Daleth.] Cleaved to the dust hath my soul, Quicken me according to Thy word.
   26: My ways I have recounted, And Thou answerest me, teach me Thy statutes,
   27: The way of Thy precepts cause me to understand, And I meditate in Thy wonders.
   28: My soul hath dropped from affliction, Establish me according to Thy word.
   29: The way of falsehood turn aside from me And with Thy law favour me.
   30: The way of faithfulness I have chosen, Thy judgments I have compared,
   31: I have adhered to Thy testimonies, O Jehovah, put me not to shame.
   32: The way of Thy commands I run, For Thou dost enlarge my heart!
   33: [He.] Show me, O Jehovah, the way of Thy statutes, And I keep it -- [to] the end.
   34: Cause me to understand, and I keep Thy law, And observe it with the whole heart.
   35: Cause me to tread in the path of Thy commands, For in it I have delighted.
   36: Incline my heart unto Thy testimonies, And not unto dishonest gain.
   37: Remove mine eyes from seeing vanity, In Thy way quicken Thou me.
   38: Establish to Thy servant Thy saying, That [is] concerning Thy fear.
   39: Remove my reproach that I have feared, For Thy judgments [are] good.
   40: Lo, I have longed for Thy precepts, In Thy righteousness quicken Thou me,
   41: [Waw.] And meet me doth Thy kindness, O Jehovah, Thy salvation according to Thy saying.
   42: And I answer him who is reproaching me a word, For I have trusted in Thy word.
   43: And Thou takest not utterly away From my mouth the word of truth, Because for Thy judgment I have hoped.
   44: And I keep Thy law continually, To the age and for ever.
   45: And I walk habitually in a broad place, For Thy precepts I have sought.
   46: And I speak of Thy testimonies before kings, And I am not ashamed.
   47: And I delight myself in Thy commands, That I have loved,
   48: And I lift up my hands unto Thy commands, That I have loved, And I do meditate on Thy statutes!
   49: [Zain.] Remember the word to Thy servant, On which Thou hast caused me to hope.
   50: This [is] my comfort in mine affliction, That Thy saying hath quickened me.
   51: The proud have utterly scorned me, From Thy law I have not turned aside.
   52: I remembered Thy judgments of old, O Jehovah, And I comfort myself.
   53: Horror hath seized me, Because of the wicked forsaking Thy law.
   54: Songs have been to me Thy statutes, In the house of my sojournings.
   55: I have remembered in the night Thy name, O Jehovah, And I do keep Thy law.
   56: This hath been to me, That Thy precepts I have kept!
   57: [Cheth.] My portion [is] Jehovah; I have said -- to keep Thy words,
   58: I appeased Thy face with the whole heart, Favour me according to Thy saying.
   59: I have reckoned my ways, And turn back my feet unto Thy testimonies.
   60: I have made haste, And delayed not, to keep Thy commands.
   61: Cords of the wicked have surrounded me, Thy law I have not forgotten.
   62: At midnight I rise to give thanks to Thee, For the judgments of Thy righteousness.
   63: A companion I [am] to all who fear Thee, And to those keeping Thy precepts.
   64: Of Thy kindness, O Jehovah, the earth is full, Thy statutes teach Thou me!
   65: [Teth.] Good Thou didst with Thy servant, O Jehovah, According to Thy word.
   66: The goodness of reason and knowledge teach me, For in Thy commands I have believed.
   67: Before I am afflicted, I -- I am erring, And now Thy saying I have kept.
   68: Good Thou [art], and doing good, Teach me Thy statutes.
   69: Forged against me falsehood have the proud, I with the whole heart keep Thy precepts.
   70: Insensate as fat hath been their heart, I -- in Thy law I have delighted.
   71: Good for me that I have been afflicted, That I might learn Thy statutes.
   72: Better to me [is] the law of Thy mouth Than thousands of gold and silver!
   73: [Yod.] Thy hands made me and establish me, Cause me to understand, and I learn Thy commands.
   74: Those fearing Thee see me and rejoice, Because for Thy word I have hoped.
   75: I have known, O Jehovah, That righteous [are] Thy judgments, And [in] faithfulness Thou hast afflicted me.
   76: Let, I pray Thee, Thy kindness be to comfort me, According to Thy saying to Thy servant.
   77: Meet me do Thy mercies, and I live, For Thy law [is] my delight.
   78: Ashamed are the proud, For [with] falsehood they dealt perversely with me. I meditate in Thy precepts.
   79: Those fearing Thee turn back to me, And those knowing Thy testimonies.
   80: My heart is perfect in Thy statutes, So that I am not ashamed.
   81: [Kaph.] Consumed for Thy salvation hath been my soul, For Thy word I have hoped.
   82: Consumed have been mine eyes for Thy word, Saying, 'When doth it comfort me?'
   83: For I have been as a bottle in smoke, Thy statutes I have not forgotten.
   84: How many [are] the days of Thy servant? When dost Thou execute Against my pursuers judgment?
   85: The proud have digged for me pits, That [are] not according to Thy law.
   86: All Thy commands [are] faithfulness, [With] falsehood they have pursued me, Help Thou me.
   87: Almost consumed me on earth have they, And I -- I have not forsaken Thy precepts.
   88: According to Thy kindness quicken Thou me, And I keep the testimony of Thy mouth!
   89: [Lamed.] To the age, O Jehovah, Thy word is set up in the heavens.
   90: To all generations Thy faithfulness, Thou didst establish earth, and it standeth.
   91: According to Thine ordinances They have stood this day, for the whole [are] Thy servants.
   92: Unless Thy law [were] my delights, Then had I perished in mine affliction.
   93: To the age I forget not Thy precepts, For by them Thou hast quickened me.
   94: I [am] Thine, save Thou me, For Thy precepts I have sought.
   95: Thy wicked waited for me to destroy me, Thy testimonies I understand.
   96: Of all perfection I have seen an end, Broad [is] Thy command -- exceedingly!
   97: [Mem.] O how I have loved Thy law! All the day it [is] my meditation.
   98: Than mine enemies Thy command maketh me wiser, For it [is] before me to the age.
   99: Above all my teachers I have acted wisely. For Thy testimonies [are] my meditation.
   100: Above elders I understand more, For Thy precepts I have kept.
   101: From every evil path I restrained my feet, So that I keep Thy word.
   102: From Thy judgments I turned not aside, For Thou -- Thou hast directed me.
   103: How sweet to my palate hath been Thy saying, Above honey to my mouth.
   104: From Thy precepts I have understanding, Therefore I have hated every false path!
   105: [Nun.] A lamp to my foot [is] Thy word, And a light to my path.
   106: I have sworn, and I confirm [it], To keep the judgments of Thy righteousness.
   107: I have been afflicted very much, O Jehovah, quicken me, according to Thy word.
   108: Free-will-offerings of my mouth, Accept, I pray Thee, O Jehovah, And Thy judgments teach Thou me.
   109: My soul [is] in my hand continually, And Thy law I have not forgotten.
   110: The wicked have laid a snare for me, And from thy precepts I wandered not.
   111: I have inherited Thy testimonies to the age, For the joy of my heart [are] they.
   112: I have inclined my heart To do Thy statutes, to the age -- [to] the end!
   113: [Samech.] Doubting ones I have hated, And Thy law I have loved.
   114: My hiding place and my shield [art] Thou, For Thy word I have hoped.
   115: Turn aside from me, ye evil-doers, And I keep the commands of my God.
   116: Sustain me according to Thy saying, And I live, and Thou puttest me not to shame Because of my hope.
   117: Support Thou me, and I am saved, And I look on Thy statutes continually.
   118: Thou hast trodden down All going astray from Thy statutes, For falsehood [is] their deceit.
   119: Dross! Thou hast caused to cease All the wicked of the earth; Therefore I have loved Thy testimonies.
   120: Trembled from Thy fear hath my flesh, And from Thy judgments I have been afraid!
   121: [Ain.] I have done judgment and righteousness, Leave me not to mine oppressors.
   122: Make sure Thy servant for good, Let not the proud oppress me.
   123: Mine eyes have been consumed for Thy salvation. And for the saying of Thy righteousness.
   124: Do with Thy servant according to Thy kindness. And Thy statutes teach Thou me.
   125: Thy servant [am] I -- cause me to understand, And I know Thy testimonies.
   126: Time for Jehovah to work! they have made void Thy law.
   127: Therefore I have loved Thy commands Above gold -- even fine gold.
   128: Therefore all my appointments I have declared wholly right, Every path of falsehood I have hated!
   129: [Pe.] Wonderful [are] Thy testimonies, Therefore hath my soul kept them.
   130: The opening of Thy words enlighteneth, Instructing the simple.
   131: My mouth I have opened, yea, I pant, For, for Thy commands I have longed.
   132: Look unto me, and favour me, As customary to those loving Thy name.
   133: My steps establish by Thy saying, And any iniquity doth not rule over me.
   134: Ransom me from the oppression of man, And I observe Thy precepts,
   135: Thy face cause to shine on Thy servant, And teach me Thy statutes.
   136: Rivulets of waters have come down mine eyes, Because they have not kept Thy law!
   137: [Tzade.] Righteous [art] Thou, O Jehovah, And upright [are] Thy judgments.
   138: Thou hast appointed Thy testimonies, Righteous and exceeding faithful,
   139: Cut me off hath my zeal, For mine adversaries forgot Thy words.
   140: Tried [is] thy saying exceedingly, And Thy servant hath loved it.
   141: Small I [am], and despised, Thy precepts I have not forgotten.
   142: Thy righteousness [is] righteousness to the age, And Thy law [is] truth.
   143: Adversity and distress have found me, Thy commands [are] my delights.
   144: The righteousness of Thy testimonies [is] to Cause me to understand, and I live!
   145: [Koph.] I have called with the whole heart, Answer me, O Jehovah, Thy statutes I keep,
   146: I have called Thee, save Thou me, And I do keep Thy testimonies.
   147: I have gone forward in the dawn, and I cry, For Thy word I have hoped.
   148: Mine eyes have gone before the watches, To meditate in Thy saying.
   149: My voice hear, according to Thy kindness, Jehovah, according to Thy judgment quicken me.
   150: Near have been my wicked pursuers, From Thy law they have been far off.
   151: Near [art] Thou, O Jehovah, And all Thy commands [are] truth.
   152: Of old I have known Thy testimonies, That to the age Thou hast founded them!
   153: [Resh.] See my affliction, and deliver Thou me, For Thy law I have not forgotten.
   154: Plead my plea, and redeem me, According to Thy saying quicken me.
   155: Far from the wicked [is] salvation, For Thy statutes they have not sought.
   156: Thy mercies [are] many, O Jehovah, According to Thy judgments quicken me.
   157: Many [are] my pursuers, and adversaries, From Thy testimonies I have not turned aside.
   158: I have seen treacherous ones, And grieve myself, Because Thy saying they have not kept.
   159: See, for thy precepts I have loved, Jehovah, According to Thy kindness quicken me.
   160: The sum of Thy word [is] truth, And to the age [is] every judgment of Thy righteousness!
   161: [Shin.] Princes have pursued me without cause, And because of Thy words was my heart afraid.
   162: I do rejoice concerning Thy saying, As one finding abundant spoil.
   163: Falsehood I have hated, yea I abominate [it], Thy law I have loved.
   164: Seven [times] in a day I have praised Thee, Because of the judgments of Thy righteousness.
   165: Abundant peace have those loving Thy law, And they have no stumbling-block.
   166: I have waited for Thy salvation, O Jehovah, And Thy commands I have done.
   167: Kept hath my soul Thy testimonies, And I do love them exceedingly.
   168: I have kept Thy precepts and Thy testimonies, For all my ways are before Thee!
   169: [Taw.] My loud cry cometh near before Thee, O Jehovah; According to Thy word cause me to understand.
   170: My supplication cometh in before Thee, According to Thy saying deliver Thou me.
   171: My lips do utter praise, For Thou dost teach me Thy statutes.
   172: My tongue doth sing of Thy saying, For all Thy commands [are] righteous.
   173: Thy hand is for a help to me, For Thy commands I have chosen.
   174: I have longed for Thy salvation, O Jehovah, And Thy law [is] my delight.
   175: My soul liveth, and it doth praise Thee, And Thy judgments do help me.
   176: I wandered as a lost sheep, seek Thy servant, For Thy precepts I have not forgotten!

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