Psalm 119 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
Meditations and Prayers Relating to the Law of God.
119 How blessed are those whose way is [a]blameless,
9 How can a young man keep his way pure?
17 Deal bountifully with Your servant,
25 My soul cleaves to the dust;
33 Teach me, O Lord, the way of Your statutes,
41 May Your lovingkindnesses also come to me, O Lord,
49 Remember the word to Your servant,
57 The Lord is my portion;
65 You have dealt well with Your servant,
73 Your hands made me and [ac]fashioned me;
81 My soul languishes for Your salvation;
89 Forever, O Lord,
97 O how I love Your law!
105 Your word is a lamp to my feet
113 I hate those who are double-minded,
121 I have done justice and righteousness;
129 Your testimonies are wonderful;
137 Righteous are You, O Lord,
145 I cried with all my heart; answer me, O Lord!
153 Look upon my affliction and rescue me,
161 Princes persecute me without cause,
169 Let my cry [bv]come before You, O Lord;
Psalm 57-64 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
Prayer for Rescue from Persecutors.
For the choir director; set to [a]Al-tashheth. A [b]Mikhtam of David, [c]when he fled from Saul in the cave.
57 Be gracious to me, O God, be gracious to me,
4 My soul is among lions;
7 My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast;
Prayer for the Punishment of the Wicked.
58 Do you indeed [l]speak righteousness, O [m]gods?
6 O God, shatter their teeth in their mouth;
10 The righteous will rejoice when he sees the vengeance;
Prayer for Deliverance from Enemies.
For the choir director; set to [w]Al-tashheth. A [x]Mikhtam of David, [y]when Saul sent men and they watched the house in order to kill him.
59 Deliver me from my enemies, O my God;
9 Because of [ai]his strength I will watch for You,
16 But as for me, I shall sing of Your strength;
Lament over Defeat in Battle, and Prayer for Help.
For the choir director; according to [au]Shushan Eduth. A [av]Mikhtam of David, to teach; [aw]when he struggled with Aram-naharaim and with Aram-zobah, and Joab returned, and smote twelve thousand of Edom in the Valley of Salt.
60 O God, You have rejected us. You have [ax]broken us;
6 God has spoken in His [bd]holiness:
9 Who will bring me into the besieged city?
Confidence in God’s Protection.
For the choir director; on a stringed instrument. A Psalm of David.
61 Hear my cry, O God;
5 For You have heard my vows, O God;
God Alone a Refuge from Treachery and Oppression.
For the choir director; [bp]according to Jeduthun. A Psalm of David.
62 My soul waits in silence for God only;
3 How long will you assail a man,
5 My soul, wait in silence for God only,
9 Men of low degree are only vanity and men of rank are a lie;
The Thirsting Soul Satisfied in God.
A Psalm of David, [bv]when he was in the wilderness of Judah.
63 O God, You are my God; I shall seek You [bw]earnestly;
6 When I remember You on my bed,
9 But those who seek my [ca]life to destroy it,
Prayer for Deliverance from Secret Enemies.
For the choir director. A Psalm of David.
64 Hear my voice, O God, in my [cf]complaint;
7 But God [cn]will shoot at them with an arrow;
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