1 Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law
of the LORD.
2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek
him with the whole heart.
3 They also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways.
4 Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently.
5 O that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes!
6 Then shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect unto all
7 I will praise thee with uprightness of heart, when I shall
have learned thy righteous judgments.
8 I will keep thy statutes: O forsake me not utterly.
9 Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking
heed thereto according to thy word.
10 With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not
wander from thy commandments.
11 Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin
12 Blessed art thou, O LORD: teach me thy statutes.
13 With my lips have I declared all the judgments of thy
14 I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as
in all riches.
15 I will meditate in thy precepts, and have respect unto
16 I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget
17 Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live, and
keep thy word.
18 Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things
out of thy law.
19 I am a stranger in the earth: hide not thy commandments
20 My soul breaketh for the longing that it hath unto thy
judgments at all times.
21 Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, which do err
from thy commandments.
22 Remove from me reproach and contempt; for I have kept thy
23 Princes also did sit and speak against me: but thy
servant did meditate in thy statutes.
24 Thy testimonies also are my delight and my counsellors.
25 My soul cleaveth unto the dust: quicken thou me according
to thy word.
26 I have declared my ways, and thou heardest me: teach me
27 Make me to understand the way of thy precepts: so shall I
talk of thy wondrous works.
28 My soul melteth for heaviness: strengthen thou me
according unto thy word.
29 Remove from me the way of lying: and grant me thy law
30 I have chosen the way of truth: thy judgments have I laid
31 I have stuck unto thy testimonies: O LORD, put me not to
32 I will run the way of thy commandments, when thou shalt
enlarge my heart.
33 Teach me, O LORD, the way of thy statutes; and I shall
keep it unto the end.
34 Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I
shall observe it with my whole heart.
35 Make me to go in the path of thy commandments; for
therein do I delight.
36 Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to
37 Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken
thou me in thy way.
38 Stablish thy word unto thy servant, who is devoted to thy
39 Turn away my reproach which I fear: for thy judgments are
40 Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: quicken me in
41 Let thy mercies come also unto me, O LORD, even thy
salvation, according to thy word.
42 So shall I have wherewith to answer him that reproacheth
me: for I trust in thy word.
43 And take not the word of truth utterly out of my mouth;
for I have hoped in thy judgments.
44 So shall I keep thy law continually for ever and ever.
45 And I will walk at liberty: for I seek thy precepts.
46 I will speak of thy testimonies also before kings, and
will not be ashamed.
47 And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I
48 My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandments, which
I have loved; and I will meditate in thy statutes.
49 Remember the word unto thy servant, upon which thou hast
caused me to hope.
50 This is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word hath
51 The proud have had me greatly in derision: yet have I not
declined from thy law.
52 I remembered thy judgments of old, O LORD; and have
53 Horror hath taken hold upon me because of the wicked that
forsake thy law.
54 Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my
55 I have remembered thy name, O LORD, in the night, and
have kept thy law.
56 This I had, because I kept thy precepts.
57 Thou art my portion, O LORD: I have said that I would
keep thy words.
58 I intreated thy favour with my whole heart: be merciful
unto me according to thy word.
59 I thought on my ways, and turned my feet unto thy
60 I made haste, and delayed not to keep thy commandments.
61 The bands of the wicked have robbed me: but I have not
forgotten thy law.
62 At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee because
of thy righteous judgments.
63 I am a companion of all them that fear thee, and of them
that keep thy precepts.
64 The earth, O LORD, is full of thy mercy: teach me thy
65 Thou hast dealt well with thy servant, O LORD, according
unto thy word.
66 Teach me good judgment and knowledge: for I have believed
67 Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept
68 Thou art good, and doest good; teach me thy statutes.
69 The proud have forged a lie against me: but I will keep
thy precepts with my whole heart.
70 Their heart is as fat as grease; but I delight in thy
71 It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I
might learn thy statutes.
72 The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of
gold and silver.
73 Thy hands have made me and fashioned me: give me
understanding, that I may learn thy commandments.
74 They that fear thee will be glad when they see me;
because I have hoped in thy word.
75 I know, O LORD, that thy judgments are right, and that
thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me.
76 Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for my
comfort, according to thy word unto thy servant.
77 Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live: for
thy law is my delight.
78 Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with
me without a cause: but I will meditate in thy precepts.
79 Let those that fear thee turn unto me, and those that
have known thy testimonies.
80 Let my heart be sound in thy statutes; that I be not
81 My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy
82 Mine eyes fail for thy word, saying, When wilt thou
83 For I am become like a bottle in the smoke; yet do I not
forget thy statutes.
84 How many are the days of thy servant? when wilt thou
execute judgment on them that persecute me?
85 The proud have digged pits for me, which are not after
86 All thy commandments are faithful: they persecute me
wrongfully; help thou me.
87 They had almost consumed me upon earth; but I forsook not
88 Quicken me after thy lovingkindness; so shall I keep the
testimony of thy mouth.
89 For ever, O LORD, thy word is settled in heaven.
90 Thy faithfulness is unto all generations: thou hast
established the earth, and it abideth.
91 They continue this day according to thine ordinances: for
all are thy servants.
92 Unless thy law had been my delights, I should then have
perished in mine affliction.
93 I will never forget thy precepts: for with them thou hast
94 I am thine, save me; for I have sought thy precepts.
95 The wicked have waited for me to destroy me: but I will
consider thy testimonies.
96 I have seen an end of all perfection: but thy commandment
is exceeding broad.
97 O how love I thy law! it is my meditation all the day.
98 Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than
mine enemies: for they are ever with me.
99 I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy
testimonies are my meditation.
100 I understand more than the ancients, because I keep thy
101 I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I
might keep thy word.
102 I have not departed from thy judgments: for thou hast
103 How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than
honey to my mouth!
104 Through thy precepts I get understanding: therefore I
hate every false way.
105 Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my
106 I have sworn, and I will perform it, that I will keep
thy righteous judgments.
107 I am afflicted very much: quicken me, O LORD, according
unto thy word.
108 Accept, I beseech thee, the freewill offerings of my
mouth, O LORD, and teach me thy judgments.
109 My soul is continually in my hand: yet do I not forget
110 The wicked have laid a snare for me: yet I erred not
from thy precepts.
111 Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever:
for they are the rejoicing of my heart.
112 I have inclined mine heart to perform thy statutes
alway, even unto the end.
113 I hate vain thoughts: but thy law do I love.
114 Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy
115 Depart from me, ye evildoers: for I will keep the
commandments of my God.
116 Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live: and
let me not be ashamed of my hope.
117 Hold thou me up, and I shall be safe: and I will have
respect unto thy statutes continually.
118 Thou hast trodden down all them that err from thy
statutes: for their deceit is falsehood.
119 Thou puttest away all the wicked of the earth like
dross: therefore I love thy testimonies.
120 My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of
121 I have done judgment and justice: leave me not to mine
122 Be surety for thy servant for good: let not the proud
123 Mine eyes fail for thy salvation, and for the word of
124 Deal with thy servant according unto thy mercy, and
teach me thy statutes.
125 I am thy servant; give me understanding, that I may know
126 It is time for thee, LORD, to work: for they have made
void thy law.
127 Therefore I love thy commandments above gold; yea, above
128 Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all
things to be right; and I hate every false way.
129 Thy testimonies are wonderful: therefore doth my soul
130 The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth
understanding unto the simple.
131 I opened my mouth, and panted: for I longed for thy
132 Look thou upon me, and be merciful unto me, as thou
usest to do unto those that love thy name.
133 Order my steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity
have dominion over me.
134 Deliver me from the oppression of man: so will I keep
135 Make thy face to shine upon thy servant; and teach me
136 Rivers of waters run down mine eyes, because they keep
not thy law.
137 Righteous art thou, O LORD, and upright are thy
138 Thy testimonies that thou hast commanded are righteous
and very faithful.
139 My zeal hath consumed me, because mine enemies have
forgotten thy words.
140 Thy word is very pure: therefore thy servant loveth it.
141 I am small and despised: yet do not I forget thy
142 Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and
thy law is the truth.
143 Trouble and anguish have taken hold on me: yet thy
commandments are my delights.
144 The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting:
give me understanding, and I shall live.
145 I cried with my whole heart; hear me, O LORD: I will
keep thy statutes.
146 I cried unto thee; save me, and I shall keep thy
147 I prevented the dawning of the morning, and cried: I
hoped in thy word.
148 Mine eyes prevent the night watches, that I might
meditate in thy word.
149 Hear my voice according unto thy lovingkindness: O LORD,
quicken me according to thy judgment.
150 They draw nigh that follow after mischief: they are far
from thy law.
151 Thou art near, O LORD; and all thy commandments are
152 Concerning thy testimonies, I have known of old that
thou hast founded them for ever.
153 Consider mine affliction, and deliver me: for I do not
forget thy law.
154 Plead my cause, and deliver me: quicken me according to
155 Salvation is far from the wicked: for they seek not thy
156 Great are thy tender mercies, O LORD: quicken me
according to thy judgments.
157 Many are my persecutors and mine enemies; yet do I not
decline from thy testimonies.
158 I beheld the transgressors, and was grieved; because
they kept not thy word.
159 Consider how I love thy precepts: quicken me, O LORD,
according to thy lovingkindness.
160 Thy word is true from the beginning: and every one of
thy righteous judgments endureth for ever.
161 Princes have persecuted me without a cause: but my heart
standeth in awe of thy word.
162 I rejoice at thy word, as one that findeth great spoil.
163 I hate and abhor lying: but thy law do I love.
164 Seven times a day do I praise thee because of thy
165 Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing
shall offend them.
166 LORD, I have hoped for thy salvation, and done thy
167 My soul hath kept thy testimonies; and I love them
168 I have kept thy precepts and thy testimonies: for all my
ways are before thee.
169 Let my cry come near before thee, O LORD: give me
understanding according to thy word.
170 Let my supplication come before thee: deliver me
according to thy word.
171 My lips shall utter praise, when thou hast taught me thy
172 My tongue shall speak of thy word: for all thy
commandments are righteousness.
173 Let thine hand help me; for I have chosen thy precepts.
174 I have longed for thy salvation, O LORD; and thy law is
175 Let my soul live, and it shall praise thee; and let thy
judgments help me.
176 I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek thy servant;
for I do not forget thy commandments.
119 was composed in 2012.