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Psalms 119
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119[Aleph] Joyful are people of integrity, who follow the instructions of the Lord.H835H8549H1870H1980H8451H3068 2Joyful are those who obey his laws and search for him with all their hearts.H835H5341H5713H1875H3820 3They do not compromise with evil, and they walk only in his paths.H6466H5766H1980H1870 4You have charged us to keep your commandments carefully.H6680H8104H6490H3966 5Oh, that my actions would consistently reflect your decrees!H305H1870H3559H8104H2706 6Then I will not be ashamed when I compare my life with your commands.H954H5027H4687 7As I learn your righteous regulations, I will thank you by living as I should!H3034H3476H3824H3925H6664H4941 8I will obey your decrees. Please don’t give up on me!H8104H2706H5800H3966 9[Beth] How can a young person stay pure? By obeying your word.H5288H2135H734H8104H1697 10I have tried hard to find you—don’t let me wander from your commands.H3820H1875H7686H4687 11I have hidden your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.H565H6845H3820H2398 12I praise you, O Lord; teach me your decrees.H1288H3068H3925H2706 13I have recited aloud all the regulations you have given us.H8193H5608H4941H6310 14I have rejoiced in your laws as much as in riches.H7797H1870H5715H5921H1952 15I will study your commandments and reflect on your ways.H7878H6490H5027H734 16I will delight in your decrees and not forget your word.H8173H2708H7911H1697 17[Gimel] Be good to your servant, that I may live and obey your word.H1580H5650H2421H8104H1697 18Open my eyes to see the wonderful truths in your instructions.H1540H5869H5027H6381H8451 19I am only a foreigner in the land. Don’t hide your commands from me!H1616H776H5641H4687 20I am always overwhelmed with a desire for your regulations.H5315H1638H8375H4941H6256 21You rebuke the arrogant; those who wander from your commands are cursed.H1605H2086H779H7686H4687 22Don’t let them scorn and insult me, for I have obeyed your laws.H1556H2781H937H5341H5713 23Even princes sit and speak against me, but I will meditate on your decrees.H8269H3427H1696H5650H7878H2706 24Your laws please me; they give me wise advice.H5713H8191H582H6098 25[Daleth] I lie in the dust; revive me by your word.H5315H1692H6083H2421H1697 26I told you my plans, and you answered. Now teach me your decrees.H5608H1870H6030H3925H2706 27Help me understand the meaning of your commandments, and I will meditate on your wonderful deeds.H995H1870H6490H7878H6381 28I weep with sorrow; encourage me by your word.H5315H1811H8424H6965H1697 29Keep me from lying to myself; give me the privilege of knowing your instructions.H5493H1870H8267H8451H2603 30I have chosen to be faithful; I have determined to live by your regulations.H977H1870H530H4941H7737 31I cling to your laws. Lord, don’t let me be put to shame!H1692H5715H3068H954 32I will pursue your commands, for you expand my understanding.H7323H1870H4687H7337H3820 33[He] Teach me your decrees, O Lord; I will keep them to the end.H3384H3068H1870H2706H5341H6118 34Give me understanding and I will obey your instructions; I will put them into practice with all my heart.H995H5341H8451H8104H3820 35Make me walk along the path of your commands, for that is where my happiness is found.H1869H5410H4687H2654 36Give me an eagerness for your laws rather than a love for money!H5186H3820H5715H1215 37Turn my eyes from worthless things, and give me life through your word.H5674H5869H7200H7723H2421H1870 38Reassure me of your promise, made to those who fear you.H6965H565H5650H3374 39Help me abandon my shameful ways; for your regulations are good.H5674H2781H3025H4941H2896 40I long to obey your commandments! Renew my life with your goodness.H8373H6490H2421H6666 41[Waw] Lord, give me your unfailing love, the salvation that you promised me.H2617H935H3068H8668H565 42Then I can answer those who taunt me, for I trust in your word.H1697H6030H2778H982H1697 43Do not snatch your word of truth from me, for your regulations are my only hope.H5337H1697H571H3966H6310H3176H4941 44I will keep on obeying your instructions forever and ever.H8104H8451H8548H5769H5703 45I will walk in freedom, for I have devoted myself to your commandments.H1980H7342H1875H6490 46I will speak to kings about your laws, and I will not be ashamed.H1696H5713H4428H954 47How I delight in your commands! How I love them!H8173H4687H157 48I honor and love your commands. I meditate on your decrees.H3709H5375H4687H157H7878H2706 49[Zayin] Remember your promise to me; it is my only hope.H2142H1697H5650H3176 50Your promise revives me; it comforts me in all my troubles.H5165H6040H565H2421 51The proud hold me in utter contempt, but I do not turn away from your instructions.H2086H3966H3887H5186H8451 52I meditate on your age-old regulations; O Lord, they comfort me.H2142H4941H5769H3068H5162 53I become furious with the wicked, because they reject your instructions.H2152H270H7563H5800H8451 54Your decrees have been the theme of my songs wherever I have lived.H2706H2158H1004H4033 55I reflect at night on who you are, O Lord; therefore, I obey your instructions.H2142H8034H3068H3915H8104H8451 56This is how I spend my life. obeying your commandments.H5341H6490 57[Heth] Lord, you are mine! I promise to obey your words!H2506H3068H559H8104H1697 58With all my heart I want your blessings. Be merciful as you promised.H2470H6440H3820H2603H565 59I pondered the direction of my life, and I turned to follow your laws.H2803H1870H7725H7272H5713 60I will hurry, without delay, to obey your commands.H2363H4102H8104H4687 61Evil people try to drag me into sin, but I am firmly anchored to your instructions.H2256H7563H5749H7911H8451 62I rise at midnight to thank you for your just regulations.H2676H3915H6965H3034H6664H4941 63I am a friend to anyone who fears you—anyone who obeys your commandments.H2270H3372H8104H6490 64O Lord, your unfailing love fills the earth; teach me your decrees.H776H3068H4390H2617H3925H2706 65[Teth] You have done many good things for me, Lord, just as you promised.H6213H2896H5650H3068H1697 66I believe in your commands; now teach me good judgment and knowledge.H3925H2898H2940H1847H539H4687 67I used to wander off until you disciplined me; but now I closely follow your word.H6031H7683H8104H565 68You are good and do only good; teach me your decrees.H2896H2895H3925H2706 69Arrogant people smear me with lies, but in truth I obey your commandments with all my heart.H2086H2950H8267H5341H6490H3820 70Their hearts are dull and stupid, but I delight in your instructions.H3820H2954H2459H8173H8451 71My suffering was good for me, for it taught me to pay attention to your decrees.H2896H6031H3925H2706 72Your instructions are more valuable to me than millions in gold and silver.H8451H6310H2896H505H2091H3701 73[Yodh] You made me; you created me. Now give me the sense to follow your commands.H3027H6213H3559H995H3925H4687 74May all who fear you find in me a cause for joy, for I have put my hope in your word.H3373H8055H7200H3176H1697 75I know, O Lord, that your regulations are fair; you disciplined me because I needed it.H3045H3068H4941H6664H530H6031 76Now let your unfailing love comfort me, just as you promised me, your servant.H2617H5162H565H5650 77Surround me with your tender mercies so I may live, for your instructions are my delight.H7356H935H2421H8451H8191 78Bring disgrace upon the arrogant people who lied about me; meanwhile, I will concentrate on your commandments.H2086H954H5791H8267H7878H6490 79Let me be united with all who fear you, with those who know your laws.H3373H7725H3045H3045H5713 80May I be blameless in keeping your decrees; then I will never be ashamed.H3820H8549H2706H954 81[Kaph] I am worn out waiting for your rescue, but I have put my hope in your word.H5315H3615H8668H3176H1697 82My eyes are straining to see your promises come true. When will you comfort me?H5869H3615H565H559H5162 83I am shriveled like a wineskin in the smoke, but I have not forgotten to obey your decrees.H4997H7008H7911H2706 84How long must I wait? When will you punish those who persecute me?H3117H5650H6213H4941H7291 85These arrogant people who hate your instructions have dug deep pits to trap me.H2086H3738H7882H8451 86All your commands are trustworthy. Protect me from those who hunt me down without cause.H4687H530H7291H8267H5826 87They almost finished me off, but I refused to abandon your commandments.H4592H3615H776H5800H6490 88In your unfailing love, spare my life; then I can continue to obey your laws.H2421H2617H8104H5715H6310 89[Lamedh] Your eternal word, O Lord, stands firm in heaven.H5769H3068H1697H5324H8064 90Your faithfulness extends to every generation, as enduring as the earth you created.H530H1755H1755H3559H776H5975 91Your regulations remain true to this day, for everything serves your plans.H5975H3117H4941H5650 92If your instructions hadn’t sustained me with joy, I would have died in my misery.H3884H8451H8191H6H6040 93I will never forget your commandments, for by them you give me life.H5769H7911H6490H2421 94I am yours; rescue me! For I have worked hard at obeying your commandments.H3467H1875H6490 95Though the wicked hide along the way to kill me, I will quietly keep my mind on your laws.H7563H6960H6H995H5713 96Even perfection has its limits, but your commands have no limit.H7200H7093H8502H4687H3966H7342 97[Mem] Oh, how I love your instructions! I think about them all day long.H157H8451H7881H3117 98Your commands make me wiser than my enemies, for they are my constant guide.H4687H2449H341H5769 99Yes, I have more insight than my teachers, for I am always thinking of your laws.H7919H3925H5715H7881 100I am even wiser than my elders, for I have kept your commandments.H995H2205H5341H6490 101I have refused to walk on any evil path, so that I may remain obedient to your word.H3607H7272H7451H734H8104H1697 102I haven’t turned away from your regulations, for you have taught me well.H5493H4941H3384 103How sweet your words taste to me; they are sweeter than honey.H4452H565H2441H1706H6310 104Your commandments give me understanding; no wonder I hate every false way of life.H6490H995H8130H8267H734 105[Nun] Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path.H1697H5216H7272H216H5410 106I’ve promised it once, and I’ll promise it again. I will obey your righteous regulations.H7650H6965H8104H6664H4941 107I have suffered much, O Lord; restore my life again as you promised.H6031H3966H2421H3068H1697 108Lord, accept my offering of praise, and teach me your regulations.H7521H5071H6310H3068H3925H4941 109My life constantly hangs in the balance, but I will not stop obeying your instructions.H5315H8548H3709H7911H8451 110The wicked have set their traps for me, but I will not turn from your commandments.H7563H5414H6341H8582H6490 111Your laws are my treasure; they are my heart’s delight.H5715H5157H5769H8342H3820 112I am determined to keep your decrees to the very end.H5186H3820H6213H2706H5769H6118 113[Samekh] I hate those with divided loyalties, but I love your instructions.H8130H5588H8451H157 114You are my refuge and my shield; your word is my source of hope.H5643H4043H3176H1697 115Get out of my life, you evil-minded people, for I intend to obey the commands of my God.H5493H7489H5341H4687H430 116Lord, sustain me as you promised, that I may live! Do not let my hope be crushed.H5564H565H2421H954H7664 117Sustain me, and I will be rescued; then I will meditate continually on your decrees.H5582H3467H8159H2706H8548 118But you have rejected all who stray from your decrees. They are only fooling themselves.H5541H7686H2706H8649H8267 119You skim off the wicked of the earth like scum; no wonder I love to obey your laws!H7673H7563H776H5509H157H5713 120I tremble in fear of you; I stand in awe of your regulations.H1320H5568H6343H3372H4941 121[Ayin] Don’t leave me to the mercy of my enemies, for I have done what is just and right.H6213H4941H6664H3240H6231 122Please guarantee a blessing for me. Don’t let the arrogant oppress me!H6148H5650H2896H2086H6231 123My eyes strain to see your rescue, to see the truth of your promise fulfilled.H5869H3615H3444H565H6664 124I am your servant; deal with me in unfailing love, and teach me your decrees.H6213H5650H2617H3925H2706 125Give discernment to me, your servant; then I will understand your laws.H5650H995H3045H5713 126Lord, it is time for you to act, for these evil people have violated your instructions.H6256H3068H6213H6565H8451 127Truly, I love your commands more than gold, even the finest gold.H157H4687H2091H6337 128Each of your commandments is right. That is why I hate every false way.H6490H3474H8130H8267H734 129[Pe] Your laws are wonderful. No wonder I obey them!H5715H6382H5315H5341 130The teaching of your word gives light, so even the simple can understand.H6608H1697H215H995H6612 131I pant with expectation, longing for your commands.H6473H6310H7602H2968H4687 132Come and show me your mercy, as you do for all who love your name.H6437H2603H4941H157H8034 133Guide my steps by your word, so I will not be overcome by evil.H3559H6471H565H205H7980 134Ransom me from the oppression of evil people; then I can obey your commandments.H6299H6233H120H8104H6490 135Look upon me with love; teach me your decrees.H6440H215H5650H3925H2706 136Rivers of tears gush from my eyes because people disobey your instructions.H6388H4325H3381H5869H8104H8451 137[Tsadhe] O Lord, you are righteous, and your regulations are fair.H6662H3068H3477H4941 138Your laws are perfect and completely trustworthy.H5713H6680H6664H3966H530 139I am overwhelmed with indignation, for my enemies have disregarded your words.H7068H6789H6862H7911H1697 140Your promises have been thoroughly tested; that is why I love them so much.H565H3966H6884H5650H157 141I am insignificant and despised, but I don’t forget your commandments.H6810H959H7911H6490 142Your justice is eternal, and your instructions are perfectly true.H6666H5769H6664H8451H571 143As pressure and stress bear down on me, I find joy in your commands.H6862H4689H4672H4687H8191 144Your laws are always right; help me to understand them so I may live.H6664H5715H5769H995H2421 145[Qoph] I pray with all my heart; answer me, Lord! I will obey your decrees.H7121H3820H6030H3068H5341H2706 146I cry out to you; rescue me, that I may obey your laws.H7121H3467H8104H5713 147I rise early, before the sun is up; I cry out for help and put my hope in your words.H6923H5399H7768H3176H1697 148I stay awake through the night, thinking about your promise.H5869H6923H821H7878H565 149In your faithful love, O Lord, hear my cry; let me be revived by following your regulations.H8085H6963H2617H3068H2421H4941 150Lawless people are coming to attack me; they live far from your instructions.H7126H7291H2154H7368H8451 151But you are near, O Lord, and all your commands are true.H7138H3068H4687H571 152I have known from my earliest days that your laws will last forever.H5713H3045H6924H3245H5769 153[Resh] Look upon my suffering and rescue me, for I have not forgotten your instructions.H7200H6040H2502H7911H8451 154Argue my case; take my side! Protect my life as you promised.H7378H7379H1350H2421H565 155The wicked are far from rescue, for they do not bother with your decrees.H3444H7350H7563H1875H2706 156Lord, how great is your mercy; let me be revived by following your regulations.H7227H7356H3068H2421H4941 157Many persecute and trouble me, yet I have not swerved from your laws.H7227H7291H6862H5186H5715 158Seeing these traitors makes me sick at heart, because they care nothing for your word.H7200H898H6962H8104H565 159See how I love your commandments, Lord. Give back my life because of your unfailing love.H7200H157H6490H2421H3068H2617 160The very essence of your words is truth; all your just regulations will stand forever.H1697H571H7218H6664H4941H5769 161[Shin] Powerful people harass me without cause, but my heart trembles only at your word.H8269H7291H2600H3820H6342H1697 162I rejoice in your word like one who discovers a great treasure.H7797H565H4672H7227H7998 163I hate and abhor all falsehood, but I love your instructions.H8130H8581H8267H8451H157 164I will praise you seven times a day because all your regulations are just.H7651H3117H1984H6664H4941 165Those who love your instructions have great peace and do not stumble.H7227H7965H157H8451H4383 166I long for your rescue, Lord, so I have obeyed your commands.H3068H7663H3444H6213H4687 167I have obeyed your laws, for I love them very much.H5315H8104H5713H157H3966 168Yes, I obey your commandments and laws because you know everything I do.H8104H6490H5713H1870 169[Taw] O Lord, listen to my cry; give me the discerning mind you promised.H7440H7126H6440H3068H995H1697 170Listen to my prayer; rescue me as you promised.H8467H935H6440H5337H565 171Let praise flow from my lips, for you have taught me your decrees.H8193H5042H8416H3925H2706 172Let my tongue sing about your word, for all your commands are right.H3956H6030H565H4687H6664 173Give me a helping hand, for I have chosen to follow your commandments.H3027H5826H977H6490 174O Lord, I have longed for your rescue, and your instructions are my delight.H8373H3444H3068H8451H8191 175Let me live so I can praise you, and may your regulations help me.H5315H2421H1984H4941H5826 176I have wandered away like a lost sheep; come and find me, for I have not forgotten your commands.H8582H6H7716H1245H5650H7911H4687


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