1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
This psalm containeth sundry prayers, praises, and professions of obedience.
119:2 O the happiness of those keeping His testimonies, With the whole heart they seek Him.
119:3 Yea, they have not done iniquity, In His ways they have walked.
119:4 Thou hast commanded us Thy precepts to keep diligently,
119:5 O that my ways were prepared to keep Thy statutes,
119:6 Then I am not ashamed In my looking unto all Thy commands.
119:7 I confess Thee with uprightness of heart, In my learning the judgments of Thy righteousness.
119:8 Thy statutes I keep, leave me not utterly!
119:9 [Beth.] With what doth a young man purify his path? To observeaccording to Thy word.
119:10 With all my heart I have sought Thee, Let me not err from Thy commands.
119:11 In my heart I have hid Thy saying, That I sin not before Thee.
119:13 With my lips I have recounted All the judgments of Thy mouth.
119:14 In the way of Thy testimonies I have joyed, As over all wealth.
119:15 In Thy precepts I meditate, And I behold attentively Thy paths.
119:16 In Thy statutes I delight myself, I do not forget Thy word.
119:17 [Gimel.] Confer benefits on Thy servant, I live, and I keep Thy word.
119:18 Uncover mine eyes, and I behold wonders out of Thy law.
119:19 A sojourner I [am] on earth, Hide not from me Thy commands.
119:20 Broken hath my soul for desire Unto Thy judgments at all times.
119:21 Thou hast rebuked the cursed proud, Who are erring from Thy commands.
119:22 Remove from me reproach and contempt, For Thy testimonies I have kept.
119:23 Princes also satagainst me they spoke, Thy servant doth meditate in Thy statutes,
119:24 Thy testimonies also [are] my delight, The men of my counsel!
119:25 [Daleth.] Cleaved to the dust hath my soul, Quicken me according to Thy word.
119:26 My ways I have recounted, And Thou answerest me, teach me Thy statutes,
119:27 The way of Thy precepts cause me to understand, And I meditate in Thy wonders.
119:28 My soul hath dropped from affliction, Establish me according to Thy word.
119:29 The way of falsehood turn aside from me And with Thy law favour me.
119:30 The way of faithfulness I have chosen, Thy judgments I have compared,
119:32 The way of Thy commands I run, For Thou dost enlarge my heart!
119:34 Cause me to understand, and I keep Thy law, And observe it with the whole heart.
119:35 Cause me to tread in the path of Thy commands, For in it I have delighted.
119:36 Incline my heart unto Thy testimonies, And not unto dishonest gain.
119:37 Remove mine eyes from seeing vanity, In Thy way quicken Thou me.
119:38 Establish to Thy servant Thy saying, That [is] concerning Thy fear.
119:39 Remove my reproach that I have feared, For Thy judgments [are] good.
119:40 Lo, I have longed for Thy precepts, In Thy righteousness quicken Thou me,
119:42 And I answer him who is reproaching me a word, For I have trusted in Thy word.
119:43 And Thou takest not utterly away From my mouth the word of truth, Because for Thy judgment I have hoped.
119:44 And I keep Thy law continually, To the age and for ever.
119:45 And I walk habitually in a broad place, For Thy precepts I have sought.
119:46 And I speak of Thy testimonies before kings, And I am not ashamed.
119:47 And I delight myself in Thy commands, That I have loved,
119:48 And I lift up my hands unto Thy commands, That I have loved, And I do meditate on Thy statutes!
119:49 [Zain.] Remember the word to Thy servant, On which Thou hast caused me to hope.
119:50 This [is] my comfort in mine affliction, That Thy saying hath quickened me.
119:51 The proud have utterly scorned me, From Thy law I have not turned aside.
119:53 Horror hath seized me, Because of the wicked forsaking Thy law.
119:54 Songs have been to me Thy statutes, In the house of my sojournings.
119:56 This hath been to me, That Thy precepts I have kept!
119:58 I appeased Thy face with the whole heart, Favour me according to Thy saying.
119:59 I have reckoned my ways, And turn back my feet unto Thy testimonies.
119:60 I have made haste, And delayed not, to keep Thy commands.
119:61 Cords of the wicked have surrounded me, Thy law I have not forgotten.
119:62 At midnight I rise to give thanks to Thee, For the judgments of Thy righteousness.
119:63 A companion I [am] to all who fear Thee, And to those keeping Thy precepts.
119:66 The goodness of reason and knowledge teach me, For in Thy commands I have believed.
119:67 Before I am afflicted, II am erring, And now Thy saying I have kept.
119:68 Good Thou [art], and doing good, Teach me Thy statutes.
119:69 Forged against me falsehood have the proud, I with the whole heart keep Thy precepts.
119:70 Insensate as fat hath been their heart, Iin Thy law I have delighted.
119:71 Good for me that I have been afflicted, That I might learn Thy statutes.
119:72 Better to me [is] the law of Thy mouth Than thousands of gold and silver!
119:73 [Yod.] Thy hands made me and establish me, Cause me to understand, and I learn Thy commands.
119:74 Those fearing Thee see me and rejoice, Because for Thy word I have hoped.
119:76 Let, I pray Thee, Thy kindness be to comfort me, According to Thy saying to Thy servant.
119:77 Meet me do Thy mercies, and I live, For Thy law [is] my delight.
119:78 Ashamed are the proud, For [with] falsehood they dealt perversely with me. I meditate in Thy precepts.
119:79 Those fearing Thee turn back to me, And those knowing Thy testimonies.
119:80 My heart is perfect in Thy statutes, So that I am not ashamed.
119:81 [Kaph.] Consumed for Thy salvation hath been my soul, For Thy word I have hoped.
119:82 Consumed have been mine eyes for Thy word, Saying, 'When doth it comfort me?'
119:83 For I have been as a bottle in smoke, Thy statutes I have not forgotten.
119:84 How many [are] the days of Thy servant? When dost Thou execute Against my pursuers judgment?
119:85 The proud have digged for me pits, That [are] not according to Thy law.
119:86 All Thy commands [are] faithfulness, [With] falsehood they have pursued me, Help Thou me.
119:87 Almost consumed me on earth have they, And II have not forsaken Thy precepts.
119:88 According to Thy kindness quicken Thou me, And I keep the testimony of Thy mouth!
119:90 To all generations Thy faithfulness, Thou didst establish earth, and it standeth.
119:91 According to Thine ordinances They have stood this day, for the whole [are] Thy servants.
119:92 Unless Thy law [were] my delights, Then had I perished in mine affliction.
119:93 To the age I forget not Thy precepts, For by them Thou hast quickened me.
119:94 I [am] Thine, save Thou me, For Thy precepts I have sought.
119:95 Thy wicked waited for me to destroy me, Thy testimonies I understand.
119:96 Of all perfection I have seen an end, Broad [is] Thy commandexceedingly!
119:97 [Mem.] O how I have loved Thy law! All the day it [is] my meditation.
119:98 Than mine enemies Thy command maketh me wiser, For it [is] before me to the age.
119:99 Above all my teachers I have acted wisely. For Thy testimonies [are] my meditation.
119:100 Above elders I understand more, For Thy precepts I have kept.
119:101 From every evil path I restrained my feet, So that I keep Thy word.
119:102 From Thy judgments I turned not aside, For ThouThou hast directed me.
119:103 How sweet to my palate hath been Thy saying, Above honey to my mouth.
119:104 From Thy precepts I have understanding, Therefore I have hated every false path!
119:105 [Nun.] A lamp to my foot [is] Thy word, And a light to my path.
119:106 I have sworn, and I confirm [it], To keep the judgments of Thy righteousness.
119:109 My soul [is] in my hand continually, And Thy law I have not forgotten.
119:110 The wicked have laid a snare for me, And from thy precepts I wandered not.
119:111 I have inherited Thy testimonies to the age, For the joy of my heart [are] they.
119:112 I have inclined my heart To do Thy statutes, to the age[to] the end!
119:113 [Samech.] Doubting ones I have hated, And Thy law I have loved.
119:114 My hiding place and my shield [art] Thou, For Thy word I have hoped.
119:115 Turn aside from me, ye evil-doers, And I keep the commands of my God.
119:116 Sustain me according to Thy saying, And I live, and Thou puttest me not to shame Because of my hope.
119:117 Support Thou me, and I am saved, And I look on Thy statutes continually.
119:118 Thou hast trodden down All going astray from Thy statutes, For falsehood [is] their deceit.
119:119 Dross! Thou hast caused to cease All the wicked of the earth; Therefore I have loved Thy testimonies.
119:120 Trembled from Thy fear hath my flesh, And from Thy judgments I have been afraid!
119:121 [Ain.] I have done judgment and righteousness, Leave me not to mine oppressors.
119:122 Make sure Thy servant for good, Let not the proud oppress me.
119:123 Mine eyes have been consumed for Thy salvation. And for the saying of Thy righteousness.
119:124 Do with Thy servant according to Thy kindness. And Thy statutes teach Thou me.
119:125 Thy servant [am] Icause me to understand, And I know Thy testimonies.
119:127 Therefore I have loved Thy commands Above goldeven fine gold.
119:128 Therefore all my appointments I have declared wholly right, Every path of falsehood I have hated!
119:129 [Pe.] Wonderful [are] Thy testimonies, Therefore hath my soul kept them.
119:130 The opening of Thy words enlighteneth, Instructing the simple.
119:131 My mouth I have opened, yea, I pant, For, for Thy commands I have longed.
119:132 Look unto me, and favour me, As customary to those loving Thy name.
119:133 My steps establish by Thy saying, And any iniquity doth not rule over me.
119:134 Ransom me from the oppression of man, And I observe Thy precepts,
119:135 Thy face cause to shine on Thy servant, And teach me Thy statutes.
119:136 Rivulets of waters have come down mine eyes, Because they have not kept Thy law!
119:138 Thou hast appointed Thy testimonies, Righteous and exceeding faithful,
119:139 Cut me off hath my zeal, For mine adversaries forgot Thy words.
119:140 Tried [is] thy saying exceedingly, And Thy servant hath loved it.
119:141 Small I [am], and despised, Thy precepts I have not forgotten.
119:142 Thy righteousness [is] righteousness to the age, And Thy law [is] truth.
119:143 Adversity and distress have found me, Thy commands [are] my delights.
119:144 The righteousness of Thy testimonies [is] to Cause me to understand, and I live!
119:146 I have called Thee, save Thou me, And I do keep Thy testimonies.
119:147 I have gone forward in the dawn, and I cry, For Thy word I have hoped.
119:148 Mine eyes have gone before the watches, To meditate in Thy saying.
119:150 Near have been my wicked pursuers, From Thy law they have been far off.
119:152 Of old I have known Thy testimonies, That to the age Thou hast founded them!
119:153 [Resh.] See my affliction, and deliver Thou me, For Thy law I have not forgotten.
119:154 Plead my plea, and redeem me, According to Thy saying quicken me.
119:155 Far from the wicked [is] salvation, For Thy statutes they have not sought.
119:157 Many [are] my pursuers, and adversaries, From Thy testimonies I have not turned aside.
119:158 I have seen treacherous ones, And grieve myself, Because Thy saying they have not kept.
119:160 The sum of Thy word [is] truth, And to the age [is] every judgment of Thy righteousness!
119:161 [Shin.] Princes have pursued me without cause, And because of Thy words was my heart afraid.
119:162 I do rejoice concerning Thy saying, As one finding abundant spoil.
119:163 Falsehood I have hated, yea I abominate [it], Thy law I have loved.
119:164 Seven [times] in a day I have praised Thee, Because of the judgments of Thy righteousness.
119:165 Abundant peace have those loving Thy law, And they have no stumbling-block.
119:167 Kept hath my soul Thy testimonies, And I do love them exceedingly.
119:168 I have kept Thy precepts and Thy testimonies, For all my ways are before Thee!
119:170 My supplication cometh in before Thee, According to Thy saying deliver Thou me.
119:171 My lips do utter praise, For Thou dost teach me Thy statutes.
119:172 My tongue doth sing of Thy saying, For all Thy commands [are] righteous.
119:173 Thy hand is for a help to me, For Thy commands I have chosen.
119:175 My soul liveth, and it doth praise Thee, And Thy judgments do help me.
119:176 I wandered as a lost sheep, seek Thy servant, For Thy precepts I have not forgotten!