65 You have treated Your servant well,
Lord, according to Your word.
66 Teach me good [a](A)discernment and knowledge,
For I believe in Your commandments.
67 (B)Before I was afflicted I went astray,
But now I keep Your word.
68 You are (C)good and You (D)do good;
(E)Teach me Your statutes.
69 The arrogant [b]have (F)forged a lie against me;
With all my heart I will (G)comply with Your precepts.
70 Their heart is (H)insensitive, like fat,
But I (I)delight in Your Law.
71 It is (J)good for me that I was afflicted,
So that I may learn Your statutes.
72 The (K)Law of Your mouth is better to me
Than thousands of gold and silver pieces.


73 (L)Your hands made me and [c]fashioned me;
(M)Give me understanding, so that I may learn Your commandments.
74 May those who [d]fear You (N)see me and be glad,
Because I [e](O)wait for Your word.
75 I know, Lord, that Your judgments are (P)righteous,
And that You have afflicted me (Q)in faithfulness.
76 May Your favor [f]comfort me,
According to Your [g]word to Your servant.
77 May (R)Your compassion come to me so that I may live,
For Your Law is my (S)delight.
78 May (T)the arrogant be put to shame, because they lead me astray (U)with a lie;
But I shall (V)meditate on Your precepts.
79 May those who [h]fear You turn to me,
And those who know Your testimonies.
80 May my heart be [i](W)blameless in Your statutes,
So that I will not (X)be ashamed.


81 My (Y)soul languishes for Your salvation;
I [j](Z)wait for Your word.
82 My (AA)eyes fail with longing for Your [k]word,
[l]While I say, “When will You comfort me?”
83 Though I have (AB)become like a wineskin in the smoke,
I do (AC)not forget Your statutes.
84 How many are the (AD)days of Your servant?
When will You (AE)execute judgment on those who persecute me?
85 The arrogant have (AF)dug pits for me,
People who are not in accord with Your Law.
86 All Your commandments are (AG)faithful;
They have (AH)persecuted me with a lie; (AI)help me!
87 They almost destroyed me on earth,
But as for me, I (AJ)did not abandon Your precepts.
88 Revive me according to Your faithfulness,
So that I may keep the testimony of Your mouth.


89 (AK)Forever, Lord,
Your word stands in heaven.
90 Your (AL)faithfulness continues [m]throughout generations;
You (AM)established the earth, and it (AN)stands.
91 They stand this day by Your (AO)ordinances,
For (AP)all things are Your servants.
92 If Your Law had not been my (AQ)delight,
Then I would have perished (AR)in my misery.
93 I will (AS)never forget Your precepts,
For by them You have [n](AT)revived me.
94 I am Yours, (AU)save me;
For I have (AV)sought Your precepts.
95 The wicked (AW)wait for me to destroy me;
I will diligently consider Your testimonies.
96 I have seen [o]a limit to all perfection;
Your commandment is exceedingly broad.

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  1. Psalm 119:66 Or judgment
  2. Psalm 119:69 Lit besmear me with lies
  3. Psalm 119:73 Lit established
  4. Psalm 119:74 Or revere
  5. Psalm 119:74 Or hope in
  6. Psalm 119:76 Lit be for my comfort
  7. Psalm 119:76 Or promise
  8. Psalm 119:79 Or revere
  9. Psalm 119:80 Lit complete; or having integrity
  10. Psalm 119:81 Or hope in
  11. Psalm 119:82 Or promise
  12. Psalm 119:82 Lit Saying
  13. Psalm 119:90 Lit to
  14. Psalm 119:93 Or kept me alive
  15. Psalm 119:96 Lit an end of

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