New International Version
26 I gave an account of my ways and you answered me;
teach me your decrees.(A)
27 Cause me to understand the way of your precepts,
that I may meditate on your wonderful deeds.(B)
28 My soul is weary with sorrow;(C)
strengthen me(D) according to your word.(E)
29 Keep me from deceitful ways;(F)
be gracious to me(G) and teach me your law.
30 I have chosen(H) the way of faithfulness;(I)
I have set my heart(J) on your laws.
31 I hold fast(K) to your statutes, Lord;
do not let me be put to shame.
32 I run in the path of your commands,
for you have broadened my understanding.
33 Teach me,(L) Lord, the way of your decrees,
that I may follow it to the end.[a]
34 Give me understanding,(M) so that I may keep your law(N)
and obey it with all my heart.(O)
35 Direct me(P) in the path of your commands,(Q)
for there I find delight.(R)
36 Turn my heart(S) toward your statutes
and not toward selfish gain.(T)
37 Turn my eyes away from worthless things;
preserve my life(U) according to your word.[b](V)