Psalm 119:89-176 New American Standard Bible

89  Forever , O Lord , Your word is settled in heaven . 90  Your faithfulness continues throughout all generations ; You established the earth , and it stands . 91  They stand this day according to Your ordinances , For all things are Your servants .

92  If Your law had not been my delight , Then I would have perished in my affliction .

93  I will never e forget Your precepts , For by them You have revived me.

94  I am Yours, save me; For I have sought Your precepts .

95  The wicked wait for me to destroy me; I shall diligently consider Your testimonies .

96  I have seen a limit to all perfection ; Your commandment is exceedingly broad . Mem.

97  O how I love Your law ! It is my meditation all the day .

98  Your commandments make me wiser than my enemies , For they are ever mine. 99  I have more insight than all my teachers , For Your testimonies are my meditation . 100  I understand more than the aged , Because I have observed Your precepts .

101  I have restrained my feet from every evil way , That I may keep Your word .

102  I have not turned aside from Your ordinances , For You Yourself have taught me.

103  How sweet are Your words to my taste ! Yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth ! 104  From Your precepts I get understanding ; Therefore e I hate every false way . Nun.

105  Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path .

106  I have sworn and I will confirm it, That I will keep Your righteous ordinances .

107  I am exceedingly e afflicted ; Revive me, O Lord , according to Your word .

108  O accept the freewill offerings of my mouth , O Lord , And teach me Your ordinances .

109  My life is continually in my hand , Yet I do not forget Your law . 110  The wicked have laid a snare for me, Yet I have not gone astray from Your precepts .

111  I have inherited Your testimonies forever , For they are the joy of my heart . 112  I have inclined my heart to perform Your statutes Forever , even to the end . Samekh.

113  I hate those who are double-minded , But I love Your law .

114  You are my hiding place and my shield ; I wait for Your word .

115  Depart from me, evildoers , That I may observe the commandments of my God .

116  Sustain me according to Your word , that I may live ; And do not let me be ashamed of my hope . 117  Uphold me that I may be safe , That I may have regard for Your statutes continually .

118  You have rejected all those who wander from Your statutes , For their deceitfulness is useless . 119  You have removed all the wicked of the earth like dross ; Therefore I love Your testimonies . 120  My flesh trembles for fear of You, And I am afraid of Your judgments . Ayin.

121  I have done justice and righteousness ; Do not leave me to my oppressors . 122  Be surety for Your servant for good ; Do not let the arrogant oppress me.

123  My eyes fail with longing for Your salvation And for Your righteous word .

124  Deal with Your servant according to Your lovingkindness And teach me Your statutes . 125  I am Your servant ; give me understanding , That I may know Your testimonies .

126  It is time for the Lord to act , For they have broken Your law .

127  Therefore e I love Your commandments Above gold , yes, above fine gold . 128  Therefore e I esteem right all Your precepts concerning everything , I hate every false way . Pe.

129  Your testimonies are wonderful ; Therefore e my soul observes them.

130  The unfolding 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 be gracious to me, After Your manner with those who love Your name .

133  Establish my footsteps in Your word , And do not let any iniquity have dominion over me.

134  Redeem me from the oppression of man , That I may keep Your precepts .

135  Make Your face shine upon Your servant , And teach me Your statutes .

136  My eyes shed streams of water , Because they do not keep Your law . Tsadhe.

137  Righteous are You, O Lord , And upright are Your judgments . 138  You have commanded Your testimonies in righteousness And exceeding faithfulness .

139  My zeal has consumed me, Because my adversaries have forgotten Your words .

140  Your word is very pure , Therefore Your servant loves it.

141  I am small and despised , Yet I do not forget Your precepts .

142  Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness , And Your law is truth .

143  Trouble and anguish have come upon me, Yet Your commandments are my delight . 144  Your testimonies are righteous forever ; Give me understanding that I may live . Qoph.

145  I cried with all my heart ; answer me, O Lord ! I will observe Your statutes . 146  I cried to You; save me And I shall keep Your testimonies .

147  I rise before dawn and cry for help ; I wait for Your words . 148  My eyes anticipate the night watches , That I may meditate on Your word .

149  Hear my voice according to Your lovingkindness ; Revive me, O Lord , according to Your ordinances .

150  Those who follow after wickedness draw near ; They are far from Your law . 151  You are near , O Lord , And all Your commandments are truth .

152  Of old I have known from Your testimonies That You have founded them forever . Resh.

153  Look upon my affliction and rescue me, For I do not forget Your law . 154  Plead my cause and redeem me; Revive me according to Your word .

155  Salvation is far from the wicked , For they do not seek Your statutes .

156  Great are Your mercies , O Lord ; Revive me according to Your ordinances .

157  Many are my persecutors and my adversaries , Yet I do not turn aside from Your testimonies .

158  I behold the treacherous and loathe them, Because they do not keep Your word .

159  Consider how I love Your precepts ; Revive me, O Lord , according to Your lovingkindness .

160  The sum of Your word is truth , And every one of Your righteous ordinances is everlasting . Shin.

161  Princes persecute me without 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 despise falsehood , But 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 , And nothing causes them to stumble .

166  I hope for Your salvation , O Lord , And do Your commandments .

167  My soul keeps Your testimonies , And I love them exceedingly . 168  I keep Your precepts and Your testimonies , For all my ways are before You. Tav.

169  Let my cry come before You, O Lord ; 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 long for Your salvation , O Lord , And Your law is my delight .

175  Let my soul live that it may praise You, And let Your ordinances help me.

176  I have gone astray like a lost sheep ; seek Your servant , For I do not forget Your commandments .

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