Sundry prayers, praises, and professions of obedience.
Psalms 119:1 Aleph. Blessed are those that are vpright in their way, and walke in the Lawe of the Lord. Psalms 119:2 Blessed are they that keepe his testimonies, and seeke him with their whole heart. Psalms 119:3 Surely they woorke none iniquitie, but walke in his waies. Psalms 119:4 Thou hast commaunded to keepe thy precepts diligently. Psalms 119:5 Oh that my waies were directed to keepe thy statutes! Psalms 119:6 Then should I not be confounded, when I haue respect vnto all thy commandements. Psalms 119:7 I will praise thee with an vpright heart, when I shall learne the iudgements of thy righteousnesse. Psalms 119:8 I will keepe thy statutes: forsake mee not ouerlong. Psalms 119:9 Beth. Wherewith shall a yong man redresse his waie? In taking heede thereto according to thy woorde. Psalms 119:10 With my whole heart haue I sought thee: let me not wander from thy commandements. Psalms 119:11 I haue hid thy promes in mine heart, that I might not sinne against thee. Psalms 119:12 Blessed art thou, O Lorde: teache mee thy statutes. Psalms 119:13 With my lippes haue I declared all the iudgements of thy mouth. Psalms 119:14 I haue had as great delight in the way of thy testimonies, as in all riches. Psalms 119:15 I will meditate in thy precepts, and consider thy waies. Psalms 119:16 I will delite in thy statutes, and I will not forget thy worde. Psalms 119:17 Gimel. Be beneficiall vnto thy seruant, that I may liue and keepe thy woorde. Psalms 119:18 Open mine eies, that I may see the wonders of thy Lawe. Psalms 119:19 I am a stranger vpon earth: hide not thy commandements from me. Psalms 119:20 Mine heart breaketh for the desire to thy iudgements always. Psalms 119:21 Thou hast destroied the proud: cursed are they that doe erre from thy commandements. Psalms 119:22 Remoue from mee shame and contempt: for I haue kept thy testimonies. Psalms 119:23 Princes also did sit, and speake against me: but thy seruant did meditate in thy statutes. Psalms 119:24 Also thy testimonies are my delite, and my counsellers. Psalms 119:25 Daleth. My soule cleaueth to the dust: quicken me according to thy worde. Psalms 119:26 I haue declared my waies, & thou heardest me: teache me thy statutes. Psalms 119:27 Make me to vnderstand ye way of thy precepts, & I will meditate in thy wondrous workes. Psalms 119:28 My soule melteth for heauinesse: raise mee vp according vnto thy worde. Psalms 119:29 Take from mee the way of lying, and graunt me graciously thy Lawe. Psalms 119:30 I haue chosen the way of trueth, and thy iudgements haue I laied before me. Psalms 119:31 I haue cleaued to thy testimonies, O Lord: confound me not. Psalms 119:32 I will runne the way of thy commaundements, when thou shalt enlarge mine heart. Psalms 119:33 He. Teach mee, O Lorde, the way of thy statutes, and I will keepe it vnto the ende. Psalms 119:34 Giue mee vnderstanding, and I will keepe thy Law: yea, I wil keepe it with my whole heart. Psalms 119:35 Direct mee in the path of thy commandements: for therein is my delite. Psalms 119:36 Incline mine heart vnto thy testimonies, and not to couetousnesse. Psalms 119:37 Turne away mine eies from regarding vanitie, and quicken me in thy way. Psalms 119:38 Stablish thy promesse to thy seruaunt, because he feareth thee. Psalms 119:39 Take away my rebuke that I feare: for thy iudgements are good. Psalms 119:40 Beholde, I desire thy commaundementes: quicken me in thy righteousnesse, Psalms 119:41 Vav. And let thy louing kindnesse come vnto me, O Lorde, and thy saluation according to thy promesse. Psalms 119:42 So shall I make answere vnto my blasphemers: for I trust in thy woorde. Psalms 119:43 And take not the woorde of trueth vtterly out of my mouth: for I waite for thy iudgements. Psalms 119:44 So shall I always keepe thy Lawe for euer and euer. Psalms 119:45 And I will walke at libertie: for I seeke thy precepts. Psalms 119:46 I will speake also of thy testimonies before Kings, and will not be ashamed. Psalms 119:47 And my delite shalbe in thy commaundements, which I haue loued. Psalms 119:48 Mine handes also will I lift vp vnto thy commaundements, which I haue loued, and I will meditate in thy statutes. Psalms 119:49 Zain. Remember the promesse made to thy seruant, wherein thou hast caused me to trust. Psalms 119:50 It is my comfort in my trouble: for thy promes hath quickened me. Psalms 119:51 The proude haue had me exceedingly in derision: yet haue I not declined from thy Lawe. Psalms 119:52 I remembred thy iudgements of olde, O Lord, and haue bene comforted. Psalms 119:53 Feare is come vpon mee for the wicked, that forsake thy Lawe. Psalms 119:54 Thy statutes haue beene my songes in the house of my pilgrimage. Psalms 119:55 I haue remembred thy Name, O Lorde, in the night, and haue kept thy Lawe. Psalms 119:56 This I had because I kept thy precepts. Psalms 119:57 Cheth. O Lorde, that art my portion, I haue determined to keepe thy wordes. Psalms 119:58 I made my supplication in thy presence with my whole heart: be mercifull vnto me according to thy promes. Psalms 119:59 I haue considered my waies, and turned my feete into thy testimonies. Psalms 119:60 I made haste and delaied not to keepe thy commandements. Psalms 119:61 The bandes of the wicked haue robbed me: but I haue not forgotten thy Lawe. Psalms 119:62 At midnight will I rise to giue thanks vnto thee, because of thy righteous iudgements. Psalms 119:63 I am companion of all them that feare thee, and keepe thy precepts. Psalms 119:64 The earth, O Lorde, is full of thy mercie: teache me thy statutes. Psalms 119:65 Teth. O Lorde, thou hast delt graciously with thy seruant according vnto thy woorde. Psalms 119:66 Teach me good iudgement & knowledge: for I haue beleeued thy commandements. Psalms 119:67 Before I was afflicted, I went astray: but nowe I keepe thy woorde. Psalms 119:68 Thou art good and gracious: teach me thy statutes. Psalms 119:69 The proud haue imagined a lie against me: but I wil keepe thy precepts with my whole heart. Psalms 119:70 Their heart is fatte as grease: but my delite is in thy Lawe. Psalms 119:71 It is good for me that I haue beene afflicted, that I may learne thy statutes. Psalms 119:72 The Lawe of thy mouth is better vnto me, then thousands of golde and siluer. Psalms 119:73 Iod. Thine hands haue made me and facioned me: giue mee vnderstanding therefore, that I may learne thy commandements. Psalms 119:74 So they that feare thee, seeing mee shall reioyce, because I haue trusted in thy woorde. Psalms 119:75 I knowe, O Lorde, that thy iudgements are right, and that thou hast afflicted me iustly. Psalms 119:76 I pray thee that thy mercie may comfort me according to thy promes vnto thy seruant. Psalms 119:77 Let thy tender mercies come vnto me, that I may liue: for thy Lawe is my delite. Psalms 119:78 Let the proude be ashamed: for they haue dealt wickedly and falsely with me: but I meditate in thy precepts. Psalms 119:79 Let such as feare thee turne vnto me, and they that knowe thy testimonies. Psalms 119:80 Let mine heart bee vpright in thy statutes, that I be not ashamed. Psalms 119:81 Caph. My soule fainteth for thy saluation: yet I waite for thy worde. Psalms 119:82 Mine eyes faile for thy promes, saying, when wilt thou comfort me? Psalms 119:83 For I am like a bottell in the smoke: yet doe I not forget thy statutes. Psalms 119:84 Howe many are the dayes of thy seruant? When wilt thou execute iudgement on them that persecute me? Psalms 119:85 The proude haue digged pittes for mee, which is not after thy Lawe. Psalms 119:86 All thy commaundements are true: they persecute me falsely: helpe me. Psalms 119:87 They had almost consumed me vpon the earth: but I forsooke not thy precepts. Psalms 119:88 Quicken me according to thy louing kindnes: so shall I keepe the testimony of thy mouth. Psalms 119:89 Lamed. O Lorde, thy worde endureth for euer in heauen. Psalms 119:90 Thy trueth is from generation to generation: thou hast layed the foundation of the earth, and it abideth. Psalms 119:91 They continue euen to this day by thine ordinances: for all are thy seruants. Psalms 119:92 Except thy Lawe had bene my delite, I should now haue perished in mine affliction. Psalms 119:93 I wil neuer forget thy precepts: for by them thou hast quickened me. Psalms 119:94 I am thine, saue me: for I haue sought thy precepts. Psalms 119:95 The wicked haue waited for me to destroy me: but I will consider thy testimonies. Psalms 119:96 I haue seene an ende of all perfection: but thy commandement is exceeding large. Psalms 119:97 Mem. Oh howe loue I thy Lawe! it is my meditation continually. Psalms 119:98 By thy commaundements thou hast made mee wiser then mine enemies: for they are euer with mee. Psalms 119:99 I haue had more vnderstading then all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation. Psalms 119:100 I vnderstoode more then the ancient, because I kept thy precepts. Psalms 119:101 I haue refrained my feete from euery euil way, that I might keepe thy word. Psalms 119:102 I haue not declined from thy iudgements: for thou didest teach me. Psalms 119:103 Howe sweete are thy promises vnto my mouth! yea, more then hony vnto my mouth. Psalms 119:104 By thy precepts I haue gotten vnderstanding: therefore I hate all the wayes of falshoode. Psalms 119:105 Nvn. Thy worde is a lanterne vnto my feete, and a light vnto my path. Psalms 119:106 I haue sworne and will performe it, that I will keepe thy righteous iudgements. Psalms 119:107 I am very sore afflicted: O Lord, quicken me according to thy word. Psalms 119:108 O Lorde, I beseeche thee accept the free offerings of my mouth, and teach mee thy iudgements. Psalms 119:109 My soule is continually in mine hande: yet doe I not forget thy Lawe. Psalms 119:110 The wicked haue layed a snare for mee: but I swarued not from thy precepts. Psalms 119:111 Thy testimonies haue I taken as an heritage for euer: for they are the ioy of mine heart. Psalms 119:112 I haue applied mine heart to fulfill thy statutes always, euen vnto the ende. Psalms 119:113 Samech. I hate vaine inuentions: but thy Lawe doe I loue. Psalms 119:114 Thou art my refuge and shield, and I trust in thy worde. Psalms 119:115 Away from mee, yee wicked: for I will keepe the commaundements of my God. Psalms 119:116 Stablish me according to thy promes, that I may liue, and disappoint me not of mine hope. Psalms 119:117 Stay thou mee, and I shall be safe, and I will delite continually in thy statutes. Psalms 119:118 Thou hast troden downe all them that depart from thy statutes: for their deceit is vaine. Psalms 119:119 Thou hast taken away all ye wicked of the earth like drosse: therefore I loue thy testimonies. Psalms 119:120 My flesh trembleth for feare of thee, and I am afraide of thy iudgements. Psalms 119:121 Ain. I haue executed iudgement and iustice: leaue me not to mine oppressours. Psalms 119:122 Answere for thy seruant in that, which is good, and let not the proude oppresse me. Psalms 119:123 Mine eyes haue failed in waiting for thy saluation, and for thy iust promes. Psalms 119:124 Deale with thy seruant according to thy mercie, and teache me thy statutes. Psalms 119:125 I am thy seruant: graunt mee therefore vnderstanding, that I may knowe thy testimonies. Psalms 119:126 It is time for thee Lorde to worke: for they haue destroyed thy Lawe. Psalms 119:127 Therefore loue I thy commaundements aboue golde, yea, aboue most fine golde. Psalms 119:128 Therefore I esteeme all thy precepts most iust, and hate all false wayes. Psalms 119:129 Pe. Thy testimonies are wonderfull: therefore doeth my soule keepe them. Psalms 119:130 The entrance into thy wordes sheweth light, and giueth vnderstanding to the simple. Psalms 119:131 I opened my mouth and panted, because I loued thy commaundements. Psalms 119:132 Looke vpon mee and bee mercifull vnto me, as thou vsest to doe vnto those that loue thy Name. Psalms 119:133 Direct my steppes in thy worde, and let none iniquitie haue dominion ouer me. Psalms 119:134 Deliuer mee from the oppression of men, and I will keepe thy precepts. Psalms 119:135 Shew the light of thy countenance vpon thy seruant, and teache me thy statutes. Psalms 119:136 Mine eyes gush out with riuers of water, because they keepe not thy Lawe. Psalms 119:137 Tsaddi. Righteous art thou, O Lorde, and iust are thy iudgements. Psalms 119:138 Thou hast commaunded iustice by thy testimonies and trueth especially. Psalms 119:139 My zeale hath euen consumed mee, because mine enemies haue forgotten thy wordes. Psalms 119:140 Thy word is prooued most pure, and thy seruant loueth it. Psalms 119:141 I am smal and despised: yet do I not forget thy precepts. Psalms 119:142 Thy righteousnesse is an euerlasting righteousnes, and thy Lawe is trueth. Psalms 119:143 Trouble and anguish are come vpon me: yet are thy commandements my delite. Psalms 119:144 The righteousnes of thy testimonies is euerlasting: graunt me vnderstanding, and I shal liue. Psalms 119:145 Koph. I haue cried with my whole heart: heare me, O Lord, and I will keepe thy statutes. Psalms 119:146 I called vpon thee: saue mee, and I will keepe thy testimonies. Psalms 119:147 I preuented the morning light, and cried: for I waited on thy word. Psalms 119:148 Mine eyes preuent the night watches to meditate in thy word. Psalms 119:149 Heare my voyce according to thy louing kindenesse: O Lord, quicken me according to thy iudgement. Psalms 119:150 They drawe neere, that follow after malice, and are farre from thy Lawe. Psalms 119:151 Thou art neere, O Lorde: for all thy commaundements are true. Psalms 119:152 I haue knowen long since by thy testimonies, that thou hast established them for euer. Psalms 119:153 Resh. Beholde mine affliction, and deliuer mee: for I haue not forgotten thy Lawe. Psalms 119:154 Pleade my cause, and deliuer me: quicken me according vnto thy word. Psalms 119:155 Saluation is farre from the wicked, because they seeke not thy statutes. Psalms 119:156 Great are thy tender mercies, O Lorde: quicken me according to thy iudgements. Psalms 119:157 My persecutours and mine oppressours are many: yet doe I not swarue from thy testimonies. Psalms 119:158 I saw the transgressours and was grieued, because they kept not thy worde. Psalms 119:159 Consider, O Lorde, how I loue thy preceptes: quicken mee according to thy louing kindenesse. Psalms 119:160 The beginning of thy worde is trueth, and all the iudgements of thy righteousnesse endure for euer. Psalms 119:161 Schin. Princes haue persecuted mee without cause, but mine heart stood in awe of thy wordes. Psalms 119:162 I reioyce at thy worde, as one that findeth a great spoyle. Psalms 119:163 I hate falshoode and abhorre it, but thy Lawe doe I loue. Psalms 119:164 Seuen times a day doe I praise thee, because of thy righteous iudgements. Psalms 119:165 They that loue thy Law, shall haue great prosperitie, and they shall haue none hurt. Psalms 119:166 Lord, I haue trusted in thy saluation, and haue done thy commandements. Psalms 119:167 My soule hath kept thy testimonies: for I loue them exceedingly. Psalms 119:168 I haue kept thy precepts and thy testimonies: for all my wayes are before thee. Psalms 119:169 Tav. Let my complaint come before thee, O Lord, and giue me vnderstanding, according vnto thy worde. Psalms 119:170 Let my supplication come before thee, and deliuer me according to thy promes. Psalms 119:171 My lippes shall speake praise, when thou hast taught me thy statutes. Psalms 119:172 My tongue shall intreate of thy word: for all thy commaundements are righteous. Psalms 119:173 Let thine hand helpe me: for I haue chosen thy precepts. Psalms 119:174 I haue longed for thy saluation, O Lorde, and thy Lawe is my delite. Psalms 119:175 Let my soule liue, and it shall praise thee, and thy iudgements shall helpe me. Psalms 119:176 I haue gone astraye like a lost sheepe: seeke thy seruant, for I doe not forget thy commaundements.