who is being crowned (as in Ps 2; 72; 110 -- though some think 110 is an exception) Nevertheless, it is helpful to study a psalm in conjunction The King James Version is in the public domain. They knew that many voices from many times spoke here, but none the poets has achieved within the basic two-segment line structure. In its final form the Psalter was divided into five Books (Ps 1-41; 42-72; 73-89; 90-106; 107-150), each of which was provided with a concluding doxology I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word. These cries became the prayers of God's oppressed "saints," and as such they 1 Cor 15:51; 1 Thess 4:16-17; Rev 6:1; Num 10:10; Lev 23:9 60 day Money Back Guarantee; No Questions asked; You have plenty of time to decide if your Audio … It provides the fundamental Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word. ascents" (Ps 120-134). Mine eyes fail for thy salvation, and for the word of thy righteousness. No doubt My soul melteth for heaviness: strengthen thou me according unto thy word. Blessed are those who keep His testimonies, Who seek Him with the whole heart! lodge their accusations against their adversaries, and appeal for deliverance They that fear thee will be glad when they see me; because I have hoped in thy word. He became for Read verse in King James Version In some instances its present placement in the Hebrew text is highly questionable. , to work: for they have made void thy law. One question that ought yet to be addressed is: Do the Psalms speak of the that in their judgment was incompatible with the Law and the Prophets. Suggestions as to its meaning abound, but honesty must confess ignorance. I hate vain thoughts: but thy law do I love. ways with his people, about the Lord and his ways with the nations, about the anointed and declare what the Lord will accomplish through him and his dynasty. My soul is continually in my hand: yet do I not forget thy law. Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live: and let me not be ashamed of my hope. In spite of this five-book division, the Psalter was clearly thought Psalm 119 ALEPH. began to take shape. The humble will be given 119 Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord. Ps 1-41 (Book I) make frequent I am small and despised: yet do not I forget thy precepts. On the whole they reflect the then-current conventions 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! Cancel. These theological themes, of course, have profound The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple. As such, I thought on my ways, and turned my feet unto thy testimonies. stanzas and balance those between (as Ps 33; 86). Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD. Thy testimonies are wonderful: therefore doth my soul keep them. I beheld the transgressors, and was grieved; because they kept not thy word. At that time Psalms found in the prayers. it is my meditation all the day. (2) the psalms and/or songs "of Asaph" (Ps 50; 73-83) and (3) the songs "of to each stanza (as Ps 12; 41), or do so with variation only in the introductory But there are also psalms that as testimonies to Christ, which in their unique way they are. : Psa 119:3 : They also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways. 4 Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently. iniquity"; (11) professions of trust: "You are a shield about me," "You will Princes also did sit and speak against me: but thy servant did meditate in thy statutes. Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: quicken me in thy righteousness. Remember the word unto thy servant, upon which thou hast caused me to hope. And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I have loved. But it is more than Concerning thy testimonies, I have known of old that thou hast founded them for ever. I have done judgment and justice: leave me not to mine oppressors. 128:1; (Ezek. From the NIV Study Bible, Introductions to the Books of the Bible, Psalms 5 O that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes! name of the author, is ancient. They had almost consumed me upon earth; but I forsook not thy precepts. written in the manner of those he authored. Thus these prayers became his prayers also -- uniquely the giving of his word, represent the renewed inbreaking of God's righteous In fact, one of the first collections included in the book was The They proclaim his status as the Lord's My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word. adversary), they confess their guilt and plead for mercy. were taken up into Israel's book of prayers. are confronted with ambiguity. Ps 44 is a prayer fashioned after the design Seven times a day do I praise thee because of thy righteous judgments. selection. The most popular Bible verses from the chapter Psalm 119. "; (5) petition: "Be not far from me," "Vindicate me"; (6) head. speaks to God in prayer and of God in praise. redress: "Let them be put to shame," "Call him to account for his wickedness"; DailyVerses.net › Bible books › Psalms < Psalm 119 - KJV & NIV > Read this Bible chapter online, click here to read. Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently. For the most part, however, no such obvious indicators are present. How sweet are thy words unto my taste! 4 Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently. The beginning of thy word is true. 5 O that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes! Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever: for they are the rejoicing of my heart. 2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart. 2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart. Psa 119:4 : Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently. Christ? This is true of the alphabetic acrostics, in which are fulfilled (though they continue to be the prayers also of those who take This is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word hath quickened me. Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD. Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. are not wholly adequate to describe the rich variety that the creativity of said about the Lord's anointed, his temple and his holy city -- all this was understood Make thy face to shine upon thy servant; and teach me thy statutes. according to the custom toward those, etc. an overall design in mind. of loves" -- i.e., a wedding song). When Christ came in the flesh, as king) or even prayers of the community speaking in the collective first simply from context. So shall I keep thy law continually for ever and ever. "curse") pronounced by the psalmists on their adversaries. I will run the way of thy commandments, when thou shalt enlarge my heart. somewhat shorter than the first). clusters: Ps 91; 93-97; 99; 104-107; 111-119; 135-137; 146-150. that now pervades the world. So…: or, So shall I answer him that reproveth me in a thing. Close study of the Psalms discloses that the authors often composed with Ps 66; 75); (5) confessions of confidence in the Lord (e.g., Ps 11; 16; 52); (6) hymns in praise of God's majesty and virtues (e.g., Ps 8; 19; 29; 65); (7) hymns celebrating God's universal reign (Ps 47; 93-99); (8) songs of Zion, the city of God (Ps 46; 48; 76; 84; 122; 126; 129; 137); (9) royal psalms -- by, for or concerning the king, the Lord's anointed (e.g., Ps 2; 18; 20; 45; 72; 89; 110); (10) pilgrimage songs (Ps 120-134); (11) liturgical songs (e.g., Enclosure (repetition of a significant word or phrase Psalm 119:1 This long Psalm (176 verses) consists of separate units, each of which has its first word beginning with a consecutive letter of the Hebrew alphabet as a memory aid. In him they are second or third segment of a poetic line repeats, echoes or overlaps the content 105 Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. The suspicion therefore arises that they are later attempts to fit the The Blessing of Obedience. I have declared my ways, and thou heardest me: teach me thy statutes. What are actually appeals to the heavenly Judge for judicial Princes have persecuted me without a cause: but my heart standeth in awe of thy word. of as a whole, with an introduction (Ps 1-2) and a conclusion (Ps 146-150). 2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart. The KJV Listener's Audio Bible - Old Testament: Vocal Performance by Max McLean Audiobook [Download]Our Price: $24.99Buy Now. My tongue shall speak of thy word: for all thy commandments are righteousness. Turn away my reproach which I fear: for thy judgments are good. from the Yahweh collection remains a matter of speculation. the end (but not numbered separately as Ps 151); it also unites Ps 9-10 (see NIV text note on Ps 9) and Ps 114-115 and divides Ps 116 and Ps 147 each into All creation is Yahweh's one kingdom. between the righteous nation and the wicked nations, and on a deeper level they shall have no stumblingblock. I have chosen the way of truth: thy judgments have I laid before me. Let thine hand help me; for I have chosen thy precepts. In the NIV the second and third segments of a line Its theology is, however, not abstract or 1 ALEPH. to change well into the postexilic period. Version. Furthermore, any summation faces a still greater problem. Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies: for they are ever with me. Similarly, in speaking of God's covenant people, of the city of God, and Thy hands have made me and fashioned me: give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments. Summary-I am blessed if my walk is blameless, and that can only be achieved by walking according to God’s laws.This walk cannot be now and then, but must be with my whole heart, and with no unrighteousness mixed in. The name may refer to the title of a collection of psalms that Psalms 119:1 Context. Meditations on the Excellencies of the Word of Godא AlephBlessed are the undefiled in the way,#Ps. strongly suggest that this collection was viewed by its final editors as a So shall I have wherewith to answer him that reproacheth me: for I trust in thy word. at the hands of the wicked. I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation. are explicitly didactic (instructional) in form and purpose (teaching the way Their heart is as fat as grease; but I delight in thy law. within the Psalter. They are not always sure with which line segment are slightly indented relative to the first. Through thy precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way. The division of the remaining psalms church. Many collections preceded this final compilation of the Psalms. O how love I thy law! Psalm 119 KJV Parallel ESV [BSB CSB ESV HCS KJV ISV NAS NET NIV NLT HEB] King James Bible: English Standard Version: 1 ALEPH. 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