119 129 Thy testimonies are wonderful;
therefore my soul keeps them.
119 130 The unfolding of thy words gives light;
it imparts understanding to the simple.
119 131 With open mouth I pant,
because I long for thy commandments.
119 132 Turn to me and be gracious to me,
as is thy wont toward those who love thy name.
119 133 Keep steady my steps according to thy promise,
and let no iniquity get dominion over me.
119 134 Redeem me from man's oppression,
that I may keep thy precepts.
119 135 Make thy face shine upon thy servant,
and teach me thy statutes.
119 136 My eyes shed streams of tears,
because men do not keep thy law.
- צ TSADI. Justice. Psalm 119(v118)
119 137 Righteous art thou, O LORD,
and right are thy judgments.
119 138 Thou hast appointed thy testimonies in righteousness
and in all faithfulness.
119 139 My zeal consumes me,
because my foes forget thy words.
119 140 Thy promise is well tried,
and thy servant loves it.
119 141 I am small and despised,
yet I do not forget thy precepts.
119 142 Thy righteousness is righteous for ever,
and thy law is true.
119 143 Trouble and anguish have come upon me,
but thy commandments are my delight.
119 144 Thy testimonies are righteous for ever;
give me understanding that I may live.
- ? QOF. Deliverance. Psalm 119(v118)
119 145 With my whole heart I cry; answer me, O LORD!
I will keep thy statutes.
119 146 I cry to thee; save me,
that I may observe thy testimonies.
119 147 I rise before dawn and cry for help;
I hope in thy words.
119 148 My eyes are awake before the watches of the night,
that I may meditate upon thy promise.
119 149 Hear my voice in thy steadfast love; O LORD,
in thy justice preserve my life.
119 150 They draw near who persecute me with evil purpose;
they are far from thy law.
119 151 But thou art near, O LORD,
and all thy commandments are true.
119 152 Long have I known from thy testimonies
that thou hast founded them for ever.
- ? RESH. Help. Psalm 119(v118)
119 153 Look on my affliction and deliver me,
for I do not forget thy law.
119 154 Plead my cause and redeem me;
give me life according to thy promise!
119 155 Salvation is far from the wicked,
for they do not seek thy statutes.
119 156 Great is thy mercy, O LORD;
give me life according to thy justice.
119 157 Many are my persecutors and my adversaries,
but I do not swerve from thy testimonies.
119 158 I look at the faithless with disgust,
because they do not keep thy commands.
119 159 Consider how I love thy precepts!
Preserve my life according to thy steadfast love.
119 160 The sum of thy word is truth;
and every one of thy righteous ordinances endures for ever.
- ש SHIN. Dedication. Psalm 119(v118)
119 161 Princes persecute me without cause,
but my heart stands in awe of thy words.
119 162 I rejoice at thy word
like one who finds great spoil.
119 163 I hate and abhor falsehood,
but I love thy law.
119 164 Seven times a day I praise thee
for thy righteous ordinances.
119 165 Great peace have those who love thy law;
nothing can make them stumble.
119 166 I hope for thy salvation, O LORD,
and I do thy commandments.
119 167 My soul keeps thy testimonies;
I love them exceedingly.
119 168 I keep thy precepts and testimonies,
for all my ways are before thee.
- ת TAV. Help. Psalm 119(v118)
119 169 Let my cry come before thee, O LORD;
give me understanding according to thy word!
119 170 Let my supplication come before thee;
deliver me according to thy word.
119 171 My lips will pour forth praise
that thou dost teach me thy statutes.
119 172 My tongue will sing of thy word,
for all thy commandments are right.
119 173 Let thy hand be ready to help me,
for I have chosen thy precepts.
119 174 I long for thy salvation, O LORD,
and thy law is my delight.
119 175 Let me live, that I may praise thee,
and let thy ordinances help me.
119 176 I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek thy servant,
for I do not forget thy commandments.