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59 I consider my ways; and turn my feet unto thy testimonies.

60 I make haste without delay to keep thy commandments.

61 Companies of wicked men plunder me; but I do not forget thy law.

62 At midnight I rise to give thanks unto thee, because of thy righteous judgments.

63 I am a companion of all those who fear thee, and observe thy precepts.

64 The carth, O JEHOVAH! is full of thy mercy; tcach me thy statutes.

9 O JEHOVAH! thou hast dealt bountifully with thy servant, according to thy word.

66 Teach me goodness, and discretion, and knowledge, that I may be stedfast in thy commandments.

67 Before I was afilicted, I went astray; but now I keep thy word.

68 Thou, O JEHOVAH! art good, and doest good; teach me thy statutes.

69 The proud have devised falsehoods against me; but I keep thy precepts with my whole heart.

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70 Their heart is gross like fat; but my delight is in thy law.

71 It is well for me that I have been affiicted, that I may learn thy statutes.

72 The law of thy mouth is better, in mine esteem, than thousands of gold and silver.



THINE hands did make me and forin me; instruct me, and I will learn thy commandments.

74. They who fear thee will rejoice when they see me, because I place my trust in

thy word.

75 I acknowledge, o JEHOVAH! that thy judgments are just ; and that thou, of very faithfulness, hast afflicted me.

76 Let now thy mercy be my comfort, according to thy word unto thy servant,

77 Let thy tender mercics come unto me, that I may live; for thy law is my delight.

78 Let the proud be ashamed, for they are malicious against me without cause; but I meditate on thy precepts.

79 Let those who fear thee, and know thy testimonies, turn unto me.

So Let mine heart be perfect in thy statutes, that I may not be ashamed.


My soul fainteth for thy salvation ; nevertheless, I depend upon thy word.

82 Mine eyes are wasted with looking for thy word, while I say : “ when wilt thou comfort me?"

83 Though I am become like a leathern bottle in the smoke; yet I do not forget thy statutes.

84 How many will the days of thy servant be? when wilt thou execute judgment on my persccutors?

85 The proud have digged pits for me; they act not according to thy law.

86 All thy commandments are truth: yet they persecute me without cause; o be thou mine help!

897 They have almost destroyed me upon carth ; nevertheless, I forsake not thy precepts.

'88 Revive me, according to thy mercy ; and I will observe the testimonics of thy mouth.

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13 110 w greatly do I love thy law! It is my meditation all the day long.

98 Thy commandment maketh me wiser than mine enemies; therefore, it shall be niy companion for ever. 99 I am become wiser than all


teachers, because thy testimonies are my study.

100 I am better instructed than the elders, for i keep thine ordinances.

101 I refrain my feet from every evil path, that I may observe thy word.

102 I depart not from thy laws, because thou teachest me.

103 How much more pleasant is thy word to my taste, than honey to my mouth!

104 From thy precepts I instruct inyself, therefore I hate every false path.

14 The word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.

106 I have

105 I have sworn, and I will stedfastly continue to observe thy righteous laws.

107 I am greatly afflicted, o JEHOVAH! revive me, according to thy word.

108 Accept now the free-will offerings of my mouth, o JEHOVAH ! and teach me

thy laws.

109 My life is continually in danger; yet I do not forget thy law.

110 The wicked have laid a snare for me; yet I stray not from thy precepts.

111 I have chosen thy testimonies as mine inheritance for ever, for they are the joy of mine heart.

112 I apply mine heart to perform thy statutes, for the recompence is for ever and eyer.

15 I HATE those who imagine evil things; but I do love thy law.

114 Thou art mine hiding-place and shield; I place my trust in thy word.

115 Depart from me, ye evil-doers, that I may keep the commandments of my


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