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J.P. Green Literal Translation
Psalms 119

Chapter 119

1 ALEPH: Blessed are the upright in the way, who walk in the Law of Jehovah.
2 Blessed are those keeping His Testimonies, who seek Him with the whole heart.
3 They also do not work evil; they walk in His way.
4 You have commanded to carefully keep Your Precepts.
5 O that my ways were fixed to keep Your Statutes!
6 Then I shall not be ashamed, when I look to all Your Commands.
7 I will thank You with integrity of heart, in my learning the judgments of Your righteousness.
8 I will keep Your Statutes; do not forsake me utterly.
9 BETH: By what shall a young man purify his way? To keep it according to Your Word.
10 I have sought You with my whole heart; do not let me wander from Your Commands.
11 I have hidden Your Word in my heart, that I might not sin against You.
12 Blessed are you, O Jehovah; teach me Your Statutes.
13 I have declared all the judgments of Your mouth with my lips;
14 I have rejoiced in the way of Your Testimonies as over all riches.
15 I will meditate in Your Precepts and I will regard Your paths.
16 I will delight myself in Your Statutes. I will not forget Your Word.
17 GIMEL: Deal bountifully with Your servant that I may live, and I will keep Your Word.
18 Open my eyes and I will see wonderful things from Your Law.
19 I am an alien in the earth; hide not Your Commandments from me.
20 My soul is breaking for the longing to Your judgments in every season.
21 You have rebuked the proud, the cursed ones who go astray from Your Commands.
22 Roll from me reproach and scorn; for I have kept Your Testimonies.
23 Princes also sat, speaking against me; but Your servant meditates on Your laws.
24 Your Testimonies also are my delight and my counselors.
25 DALETH: My soul clings to the dust; give me life according to Your Word.
26 I have declared my ways, and You answered me; teach me Your Statutes.
27 Make me understand the way of Your Precepts, and I will meditate on Your wonders.
28 My soul drops with grief; Lift me up according to Your Word.
29 Remove from me the way of lying, and favor me with Your Law.
30 I have chosen the way of truth; I have held Your judgments level;
31 I have clung to Your Testimonies; O Jehovah, do not shame me.
32 I will run the way of Your Commands, for You shall enlarge my heart.
33 HE: O Jehovah, teach me the way of Your Statutes, and I will keep it to the end.
34 Make me understand and I will keep Your Law, and observe it with the whole heart.
35 Make me walk in the way of Your Commands, for in it I delight.
36 Bow my heart to Your Testimonies, and not to unjust gain.
37 Turn my eyes from seeing vanity; in Your way give me life.
38 Make Your Word sure to Your servant, who is devoted to Your fear.
39 Turn away my shame which I fear; for Your judgments are good.
40 Behold, I have longed for Your Precepts; grant to me life in Your righteousness.
41 VAU: By Your Word, according to Your salvation, let Your mercies come to me, O Jehovah.
42 And I will answer the one reproving me a word; for I trust in Your Word.
43 And do not take the Word of Truth completely out of my mouth; for I have hoped in Your judgments.
44 And I shall keep Your Law continually, forever and ever.
45 And I will walk in a wide space, for I seek Your Commands.
46 And I will speak of Your Testimonies before kings, and will not be ashamed.
47 And I will delight myself in Your Commandments, which I have loved.
48 And I will lift up my hands to Your Commandments that I love; and I will meditate on Your Statutes.
49 ZAYIN: Remember the Word to Your servant, on which You made me hope.
50 This is my comfort in my affliction; for Your Word has given me life.
51 The proud have scorned me utterly; I have not veered from Your Law.
52 I remembered Your judgments from of old, O Jehovah, and I take comfort.
53 Hot zeal has seized me because of the wicked forsaking Your Law.
54 Your Statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimages.
55 O Jehovah, I have remembered Your name in the night and have kept Your Law.
56 This was done to me, because I kept Your Commandments.
57 CHETH: Jehovah is my portion; I have said to keep Your Words.
58 I entreated Your face with all my heart; favor me according to Your Word.
59 I mused on my ways and turned my feet to Your Testimonies.
60 I hurried and delayed not to keep Your Commands.
61 The cords of the wicked encircle me; I have not forgotten Your Law.
62 At halves of the night I will rise to give thanks to You because of Your righteous judgments.
63 I am a companion of all who fear You; yea, of those who keep Your Precepts.
64 O Jehovah, the earth is full of Your mercy; teach me Your Statutes.
65 TETH: You have done good with Your servant, O Jehovah, by Your Word.
66 Teach me good judgment and knowledge, for I have believed Your Commands.
67 Before I was afflicted I went astray; but now I have kept Your Word.
68 You are good and do good; teach me Your Statutes.
69 The proud have forged a lie against me; I will keep Your Precepts with all my heart.
70 Their heart is like fat, without feeling; I delight in Your Law.
71 For my good it was for me that I was afflicted, to learn Your Statutes.
72 The Law of Your mouth is better to me than thousands of gold and silver.
73 JOD: Your hands made me and fixed me; give me discernment that I may learn Your Commands.
74 The ones fearing You will see me and rejoice; for I hoped in Your Word.
75 I know, O Jehovah, Your judgments are right; and in faithfulness You afflicted me.
76 Please let Your mercy be for my comfort, by Your Word to Your servant.
77 Let Your mercies come to me that I may live; for Your Law is my delight.
78 Let the proud be ashamed, for with lies they perverted me; I will muse on Your Precepts.
79 Let those fearing You turn to me, and knowers of Your Testimonies.
80 Let my heart be blameless in Your Statutes, that I may not be ashamed.
81 KAPH: My soul is being consumed for Your salvation; I hope in Your Word.
82 My eyes faint for Your Word, saying, When will You comfort me?
83 For I am like a wineskin in the smoke; I do not forget Your Statutes.
84 As what are the days of Your servant? When will You execute judgment on my persecutors?
85 The proud have dug pits for me which are not according to Your Law.
86 All Your Commands are faithful; they persecute me with lying; help me!
87 In a little while they had almost finished me on earth; but I did not forsake Your Precepts.
88 Give me life according to Your mercy, and I will keep the Testimonies of Your mouth.
89 LAMED: Your Word is settled in Heaven forever, O Jehovah.
90 Your faithfulness endures to generation and generation; You founded the earth, and it stands.
91 They stand by Your judgments to this day, for all are Your servants.
92 If Your Law had not been my delight, then I had perished in my affliction.
93 I will never forget Your Precepts; for with them You gave me life.
94 I am Yours save me; for I have sought Your Precepts.
95 The wicked waited for me, to destroy me; I will consider Your Testimonies.
96 I have seen an end to all perfection; Your command is exceedingly broad.
97 MEM: Oh how I love Your Law! It is my meditation all the day.
98 You make me wiser than my enemies by Your Commands; for they are forever mine.
99 I have more understanding than all my teachers; for Your Testimonies are a meditation to me.
100 I understand more than the aged, for I keep Your Precepts.
101 I have kept my feet from every evil way, to keep Your Word.
102 I turned not from Your judgments; for You have taught me.
103 How sweet are Your Words to my palate! More than honey to my mouth!
104 By Your Precepts I know; so then I hate every false way.
105 NUN: Your Word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.
106 I have sworn and I rise to it , to keep Your righteous judgments.
107 I am greatly afflicted; O Jehovah, give me life according to Your Word.
108 Please, O Jehovah, accept the free offering of my mouth, and teach me Your judgments.
109 My life is in my hand continually, yet I do not forget Your Law.
110 The wicked have laid a snare for me; yet I do not wander from Your Precepts.
111 I have inherited Your Testimonies forever; for they are the joy of my heart.
112 I have bowed my heart to do Your Statutes always to the end.
113 SAMECH: I hate the halfhearted; but I love Your Law.
114 You are my covert and my shield; I hope in Your Word.
115 Depart from me, O evildoers, for I will keep my God's Commands.
116 Uphold me by Your Word, that I may live; and let me not be ashamed of my hope.
117 Hold me up and I will be saved; and I will always look to Your Statutes.
118 You have trampled all who go astray from Your Statutes, for their deceit is falsehood.
119 As dross You have made all the wicked of the earth to cease; so I love Your Testimonies.
120 My flesh has shivered because of Your fear; and I have feared Your judgments.
121 AYIN: I have done judgment and righteousness; leave me not to those who oppress me.
122 Be surety for Your servant for good; let not the proud oppress me.
123 My eyes faint for Your salvation, and for the Word of Your righteousness.
124 Deal with Your servant by Your mercy; and teach me Your Statutes.
125 I am Your servant; make me consider, and I will know Your Testimonies.
126 It is time for Jehovah to work; they have broken Your Law.
127 Therefore, I have loved Your Commands, more than gold, even fine gold.
128 Therefore, I count wholly right all the Precepts; I have hated every false way.
129 PE: Your Testimonies are wonderful; so my soul keeps them.
130 The entering of Your Word gives light, giving discernment to the simple.
131 I opened my mouth and panted; for I longed for Your Commands.
132 Turn to me and favor me, as is the way to those who love Your name.
133 Fix my steps in Your Word; and let no evil rule over me.
134 Redeem me from the oppression of man; and I will keep Your Precepts.
135 Make Your face shine on Your servant, and teach me Your Statutes.
136 Channels of waters have gone down my eyes, for they do not keep Your Law.
137 TZADDI: O Jehovah, You are righteous, and Your judgments upright.
138 You have enjoined Your Testimonies as righteous and very faithful.
139 My zeal has eaten me up, for my enemies have forgotten Your Word.
140 Your Word is pure and Your servant loves it.
141 I am small and despised; I do not forget Your Precepts.
142 Your righteousness is forever, and Your Law is truth.
143 Distress and anguish have found me; Your Commands are my delight.
144 The righteousness of Your Testimonies is everlasting; make me understand and I will live.
145 QOPH: I cried with my whole heart; O Jehovah, answer me; I will keep Your Statutes.
146 I cried to You; save me, and I will keep Your Testimonies.
147 I go before the dawn of day and cry; I hope in Your Word.
148 My eyes go before the night watches, to meditate on Your Word.
149 Hear my voice by Your mercy, O Jehovah; give me life by Your judgment.
150 The pursuers of mischief draw near; they are far from Your Law.
151 You are near, O Jehovah, and all Your Commands are truth.
152 Of old I have known from Your Testimonies, for You have founded them forever.
153 RESH: Look on my affliction and deliver me; for I do not forget Your Law.
154 Contend for my cause and redeem me; give me life according to Your Word.
155 Salvation is far from the wicked, for they do not seek Your Statutes.
156 O Jehovah, Your tender mercies are great; give me life according to Your judgments.
157 My persecutors and enemies are many; I do not turn from Your Testimonies.
158 I saw those acting deceitfully and was grieved, because they did not keep Your Word.
159 See how I love Your Precepts, O Jehovah; give me life according to Your mercy.
160 The sum of Your Word is true; every one of Your righteous judgments endures forever.
161 SHIN: Princes have persecuted me without cause; but my heart has feared at Your Word.
162 I rejoice at Your Word, as one who finds great spoil.
163 I hate and despise lying; but I love Your Law.
164 I praise You seven times a day because of Your righteous judgments.
165 Great peace is to those who love Your Law, and there is no stumblingblock to them.
166 O Jehovah, I have hoped for Your salvation, and have done Your Precepts.
167 My soul has kept Your Testimonies, and I love them very much.
168 I have kept Your Commands and Your Testimonies, for all my ways are before You.
169 TAU: Let my cry come near You, O Jehovah; give me wisdom according to Your Word.
170 Let my prayer come before You; deliver me according to Your Word.
171 My lips shall pour forth praise when You have taught me Your Statutes.
172 My tongue shall answer Your Word, for all Your Commands are righteousness.
173 Let Your hand help me; for I have chosen Your Precepts.
174 I have longed for Your salvation, O Jehovah; and Your Law is my delight.
175 Let my soul live and it will praise You; and let Your judgments help me.
176 I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek Your servant; for I do not forget Your Commandments.
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the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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