O the happiness of those perfect in the way, They are
walking in the law of Jehovah,
O the happiness of those keeping His testimonies, With the
whole heart they seek Him.
Yea, they have not done iniquity, In His ways they have
Thou hast commanded us Thy precepts to keep diligently,
O that my ways were prepared to keep Thy statutes,
Then I am not ashamed In my looking unto all Thy commands.
I confess Thee with uprightness of heart, In my learning the
judgments of Thy righteousness.
Thy statutes I keep, leave me not utterly!
With what doth a young man purify his path? To observe --
according to Thy word.
With all my heart I have sought Thee, Let me not err from
In my heart I have hid Thy saying, That I sin not before
Blessed art Thou, O Jehovah, teach me Thy statutes.
With my lips I have recounted All the judgments of Thy mouth.
In the way of Thy testimonies I have joyed, As over all
In Thy precepts I meditate, And I behold attentively Thy
In Thy statutes I delight myself, I do not forget Thy word.
Confer benefits on Thy servant, I live, and I keep Thy word.
Uncover mine eyes, and I behold wonders out of Thy law.
A sojourner I am on earth, Hide not from me Thy
Broken hath my soul for desire Unto Thy judgments at all
Thou hast rebuked the cursed proud, Who are erring from Thy
Remove from me reproach and contempt, For Thy testimonies I
Princes also sat -- against me they spoke, Thy servant doth
meditate in Thy statutes,
Thy testimonies also are my delight, The men of my
Cleaved to the dust hath my soul, Quicken me according to
My ways I have recounted, And Thou answerest me, teach me
The way of Thy precepts cause me to understand, And I
meditate in Thy wonders.
My soul hath dropped from affliction, Establish me according
to Thy word.
The way of falsehood turn aside from me And with Thy law
The way of faithfulness I have chosen, Thy judgments I have
I have adhered to Thy testimonies, O Jehovah, put me not to
The way of Thy commands I run, For Thou dost enlarge my
Show me, O Jehovah, the way of Thy statutes, And I keep it
-- to the end.
Cause me to understand, and I keep Thy law, And observe it
with the whole heart.
Cause me to tread in the path of Thy commands, For in it I
Incline my heart unto Thy testimonies, And not unto
Remove mine eyes from seeing vanity, In Thy way quicken Thou
Establish to Thy servant Thy saying, That is
concerning Thy fear.
Remove my reproach that I have feared, For Thy judgments are
Lo, I have longed for Thy precepts, In Thy righteousness
quicken Thou me,
And meet me doth Thy kindness, O Jehovah, Thy salvation
according to Thy saying.
And I answer him who is reproaching me a word, For I have
trusted in Thy word.
And Thou takest not utterly away From my mouth the word of
truth, Because for Thy judgment I have hoped.
And I keep Thy law continually, To the age and for ever.
And I walk habitually in a broad place, For Thy precepts I
And I speak of Thy testimonies before kings, And I am not
And I delight myself in Thy commands, That I have loved,
And I lift up my hands unto Thy commands, That I have loved,
And I do meditate on Thy statutes!
Remember the word to Thy servant, On which Thou hast caused
me to hope.
This is my comfort in mine affliction, That Thy
saying hath quickened me.
The proud have utterly scorned me, From Thy law I have not
I remembered Thy judgments of old, O Jehovah, And I comfort
Horror hath seized me, Because of the wicked forsaking Thy
Songs have been to me Thy statutes, In the house of my
I have remembered in the night Thy name, O Jehovah, And I do
keep Thy law.
This hath been to me, That Thy precepts I have kept!
My portion is Jehovah; I have said -- to keep Thy
I appeased Thy face with the whole heart, Favour me
according to Thy saying.
I have reckoned my ways, And turn back my feet unto Thy
I have made haste, And delayed not, to keep Thy commands.
Cords of the wicked have surrounded me, Thy law I have not
At midnight I rise to give thanks to Thee, For the judgments
of Thy righteousness.
A companion I am to all who fear Thee, And to those
keeping Thy precepts.
Of Thy kindness, O Jehovah, the earth is full, Thy statutes
teach Thou me!
Good Thou didst with Thy servant, O Jehovah, According to
The goodness of reason and knowledge teach me, For in Thy
commands I have believed.
Before I am afflicted, I -- I am erring, And now Thy saying
I have kept.
Good Thou art, and doing good, Teach me Thy statutes.
Forged against me falsehood have the proud, I with the whole
heart keep Thy precepts.
Insensate as fat hath been their heart, I -- in Thy law I
Good for me that I have been afflicted, That I might learn
Better to me is the law of Thy mouth Than thousands
of gold and silver!
Thy hands made me and establish me, Cause me to understand,
and I learn Thy commands.
Those fearing Thee see me and rejoice, Because for Thy word
I have hoped.
I have known, O Jehovah, That righteous are Thy
judgments, And in faithfulness Thou hast afflicted me.
Let, I pray Thee, Thy kindness be to comfort me, According
to Thy saying to Thy servant.
Meet me do Thy mercies, and I live, For Thy law is my
Ashamed are the proud, For with falsehood they dealt
perversely with me. I meditate in Thy precepts.
Those fearing Thee turn back to me, And those knowing Thy
My heart is perfect in Thy statutes, So that I am not
Consumed for Thy salvation hath been my soul, For Thy word I
Consumed have been mine eyes for Thy word, Saying, 'When
doth it comfort me?'
For I have been as a bottle in smoke, Thy statutes I have
How many are the days of Thy servant? When dost Thou
execute Against my pursuers judgment?
The proud have digged for me pits, That are not
according to Thy law.
All Thy commands are faithfulness, With
falsehood they have pursued me, Help Thou me.
Almost consumed me on earth have they, And I -- I have not
forsaken Thy precepts.
According to Thy kindness quicken Thou me, And I keep the
testimony of Thy mouth!
To the age, O Jehovah, Thy word is set up in the heavens.
To all generations Thy faithfulness, Thou didst establish
earth, and it standeth.
According to Thine ordinances They have stood this day, for
the whole are Thy servants.
Unless Thy law were my delights, Then had I perished
in mine affliction.
To the age I forget not Thy precepts, For by them Thou hast
I am Thine, save Thou me, For Thy precepts I have
Thy wicked waited for me to destroy me, Thy testimonies I
Of all perfection I have seen an end, Broad is Thy
command -- exceedingly!
O how I have loved Thy law! All the day it is my
Than mine enemies Thy command maketh me wiser, For it is
before me to the age.
Above all my teachers I have acted wisely. For Thy
testimonies are my meditation.
Above elders I understand more, For Thy precepts I have
From every evil path I restrained my feet, So that I keep
From Thy judgments I turned not aside, For Thou -- Thou hast
How sweet to my palate hath been Thy saying, Above honey to
From Thy precepts I have understanding, Therefore I have
hated every false path!
A lamp to my foot is Thy word, And a light to my
I have sworn, and I confirm it, To keep the judgments
of Thy righteousness.
I have been afflicted very much, O Jehovah, quicken me,
according to Thy word.
Free-will-offerings of my mouth, Accept, I pray Thee, O
Jehovah, And Thy judgments teach Thou me.
My soul is in my hand continually, And Thy law I have
The wicked have laid a snare for me, And from thy precepts I
I have inherited Thy testimonies to the age, For the joy of
my heart are they.
I have inclined my heart To do Thy statutes, to the age -- to
Doubting ones I have hated, And Thy law I have loved.
My hiding place and my shield art Thou, For Thy word
I have hoped.
Turn aside from me, ye evil-doers, And I keep the commands
of my God.
Sustain me according to Thy saying, And I live, and Thou
puttest me not to shame Because of my hope.
Support Thou me, and I am saved, And I look on Thy statutes
Thou hast trodden down All going astray from Thy statutes,
For falsehood is their deceit.
Dross! Thou hast caused to cease All the wicked of the
earth; Therefore I have loved Thy testimonies.
Trembled from Thy fear hath my flesh, And from Thy judgments
I have been afraid!
I have done judgment and righteousness, Leave me not to mine
Make sure Thy servant for good, Let not the proud oppress
Mine eyes have been consumed for Thy salvation. And for the
saying of Thy righteousness.
Do with Thy servant according to Thy kindness. And Thy
statutes teach Thou me.
Thy servant am I -- cause me to understand, And I
know Thy testimonies.
Time for Jehovah to work! they have made void Thy law.
Therefore I have loved Thy commands Above gold -- even fine
Therefore all my appointments I have declared wholly right,
Every path of falsehood I have hated!
Wonderful are Thy testimonies, Therefore hath my soul
The opening of Thy words enlighteneth, Instructing the
My mouth I have opened, yea, I pant, For, for Thy commands I
Look unto me, and favour me, As customary to those loving
My steps establish by Thy saying, And any iniquity doth not
rule over me.
Ransom me from the oppression of man, And I observe Thy
Thy face cause to shine on Thy servant, And teach me Thy
Rivulets of waters have come down mine eyes, Because they
have not kept Thy law!
Righteous art Thou, O Jehovah, And upright are
Thou hast appointed Thy testimonies, Righteous and exceeding
Cut me off hath my zeal, For mine adversaries forgot Thy
Tried is thy saying exceedingly, And Thy servant hath
Small I am, and despised, Thy precepts I have not
Thy righteousness is righteousness to the age, And
Thy law is truth.
Adversity and distress have found me, Thy commands are
The righteousness of Thy testimonies is to Cause me
to understand, and I live!
I have called with the whole heart, Answer me, O Jehovah,
Thy statutes I keep,
I have called Thee, save Thou me, And I do keep Thy
I have gone forward in the dawn, and I cry, For Thy word I
Mine eyes have gone before the watches, To meditate in Thy
My voice hear, according to Thy kindness, Jehovah, according
to Thy judgment quicken me.
Near have been my wicked pursuers, From Thy law they have
been far off.
Near art Thou, O Jehovah, And all Thy commands are
Of old I have known Thy testimonies, That to the age Thou
hast founded them!
See my affliction, and deliver Thou me, For Thy law I have
Plead my plea, and redeem me, According to Thy saying
Far from the wicked is salvation, For Thy statutes
they have not sought.
Thy mercies are many, O Jehovah, According to Thy
judgments quicken me.
Many are my pursuers, and adversaries, From Thy
testimonies I have not turned aside.
I have seen treacherous ones, And grieve myself, Because Thy
saying they have not kept.
See, for thy precepts I have loved, Jehovah, According to
Thy kindness quicken me.
The sum of Thy word is truth, And to the age is
every judgment of Thy righteousness!
Princes have pursued me without cause, And because of Thy
words was my heart afraid.
I do rejoice concerning Thy saying, As one finding abundant
Falsehood I have hated, yea I abominate it, Thy law I
Seven times in a day I have praised Thee, Because of
the judgments of Thy righteousness.
Abundant peace have those loving Thy law, And they have no
I have waited for Thy salvation, O Jehovah, And Thy commands
I have done.
Kept hath my soul Thy testimonies, And I do love them
I have kept Thy precepts and Thy testimonies, For all my
ways are before Thee!
My loud cry cometh near before Thee, O Jehovah; According to
Thy word cause me to understand.
My supplication cometh in before Thee, According to Thy
saying deliver Thou me.
My lips do utter praise, For Thou dost teach me Thy
My tongue doth sing of Thy saying, For all Thy commands are
Thy hand is for a help to me, For Thy commands I have
I have longed for Thy salvation, O Jehovah, And Thy law is
My soul liveth, and it doth praise Thee, And Thy judgments
do help me.
I wandered as a lost sheep, seek Thy servant, For Thy
precepts I have not forgotten!