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!