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Psalm 119:78-80 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

78 May the arrogant be ashamed, for they subvert me with a lie;
But I shall meditate on Your precepts.
79 May those who [a]fear You turn to me,
Even those who know Your testimonies.
80 May my heart be [b]blameless in Your statutes,
So that I will not be ashamed.


  1. Psalm 119:79 Or revere
  2. Psalm 119:80 Lit complete; or having integrity
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Psalm 119:78-80 English Standard Version (ESV)

78 Let the insolent be put to shame,
    because they have wronged me with falsehood;
    as for me, I will meditate on your precepts.
79 Let those who fear you turn to me,
    that they may know your testimonies.
80 May my heart be blameless in your statutes,
    that I may not be put to shame!

English Standard Version (ESV)

The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.

Psalm 119:78-80 Authorized (King James) Version (AKJV)

78 Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me without a cause:
but I will meditate in thy precepts.
79 Let those that fear thee turn unto me,
and those that have known thy testimonies.
80 Let my heart be sound in thy statutes;
that I be not ashamed.

Authorized (King James) Version (AKJV)

KJV reproduced by permission of Cambridge University Press, the Crown’s patentee in the UK.

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