Aramaic Bible in Plain English
1a Aleph- Blessed are those who are without blemish in the way and they walk in the Torah of Lord Jehovah.
2Blessed are those who keep his testimony and seek him with all their heart.
3They have not done evil and they have walked in his ways.
4You have commanded us to keep your commandments excellently!
5But, oh, that my ways were fashioned that I would keep your commandments!
6And I would not be ashamed when I have kept all your commandments.
7I shall praise you in the integrity of my heart when I have learned the judgments of your righteousness.
8I have kept your commandments, do not leave me for eternity!
9b Beth- With what does a boy purify his way to keep your commandments?
10With all my heart I have sought you; do not lead me astray from your commandments.
11I have hidden your words in my heart that I shall not sin against you.
12You are blessed Lord Jehovah; teach me your commandments!
13With my lips I have rehearsed all the judgments of your righteousness.
14I have loved the way of your testimonies more than all riches!
15I have meditated in your commandments and I have known your ways.
16I meditated in your Law that I would not forget your words.
17g Gimel- Answer your Servant that I may live and keep your words.
18Open my eyes that I may see the wonders that are in your Law.
19I am an inhabitant with you; do not hide your commandments from me.
20My soul has desired and has lusted for your judgments at all times!
21You rebuked the nations and those that stray from your commandments are cursed.
22Take reproach from me because I have kept your testimonies.
23The evil have been sitting and plotting against me, but I have been meditating upon your commandments.
24I have meditated upon your testimonies and your good counsel.
25d Daleth- My soul has cleaved to the dust; give me life according to your word.
26I have shown you my ways and you have answered me; teach me your Law.
27Show me the way of your commandments and I shall meditate on your wonders.
28My soul is troubled in thought; give me life according to your word.
29Take the way of the evil from me and teach me your law.
30I have chosen the way of your faithfulness and I have desired your judgments.
31I have cleaved to your testimonies, Lord Jehovah; do not put me to shame.
32I have walked in the way of your commandments because you have gladdened me!
33h He- Teach me, Lord Jehovah, the way of your commandments, and I shall keep them.
34Give me understanding that I would keep your Law and I shall keep it with my whole heart.
35Walk me in the path of your commandments because I am delighted in it.
36Turn my heart to your testimonies and not to fables.
37Turn away my eyes that they will not see falsehood and give me life in your way.
38Confirm your word to your Servant, who is in awe of you.
39Take reproach from me, because your judgments are excellent!
40I have desired your commandments and in your righteousness give me life.
41w Waw- Your mercies will come upon me, Lord Jehovah, and your salvation which you have spoken.
42And I shall give answer to him who reproaches me because I have trusted upon your word.
43The word of truth will not cease from my mouth because I have waited for your judgments.
44I shall keep your law to the eternity of eternities!
45And I shall walk in an open expanse because I have desired your commandments.
46I shall speak in righteousness in front of Kings and I shall not be ashamed!
47I shall meditate upon your commandments which I have loved,.
48I shall lift my hands to your commandments which I have loved; I shall meditate in your commandments and I shall be glorified in your faith!
49z Zayin- Remember your word to your Servant, in which I have trusted.
50By it I have been comforted in my affliction, because your word has given me life!
51The evil have afflicted me and I have not turned aside from your Law.
52I remembered your judgments, Lord Jehovah, which are from eternity, and I have been comforted and they have been for my instruction.
53Sadness has seized me, from sinners who have forsaken your law.
54Your commandments have been my song in the house of my pilgrimage.
55I have remembered your Name in the night, Lord Jehovah, and I have kept your Law
56And I am comforted because I have kept your commandments.
57x Kheth- In the volume of Lord Jehovah I have meditated that I would keep your commandments.
58I have waited for your face with my whole heart! Give me life according to your word!
59I considered my ways and I turned my feet to your steps.
60I prepared and I did not delay that I would keep your commandments.
61The cords of the evil entangled me and I have not turned aside from your Law.
62I stood at midnight to thank you for your righteous judgments!
63I am a friend of all your worshipers and of those who keep your commandments.
64Your mercies, Lord Jehovah, fill the earth; teach me your commandments.
65j Teth- Do good with your Servant, Lord Jehovah, as you have said.
66Teach me experience favor and knowledge because I have believed in your commandments.
67Before I had been humbled, I believed, and I have kept your word.
68You are good, Lord Jehovah, and you do good! Teach me your commandments.
69The evil of the proud is multiplied and I have kept your commandments with all my heart.
70Their heart is curdled like milk and I have kept your Law.
71It is good for me that I have been humbled that I may learn your commandments.
72The Law of your mouth is better to me than thousands of gold and silver!
73*y Yodh- Your hands have made me and have restored me; teach me your Law.
74For your worshipers will see and they will rejoice and they shall know that I have hoped for your word.
75I have known that your judgments are right, Lord Jehovah, and your faithfulness has humbled me!
76Your mercies shall be for my comfort, as you have said to your Servant
77Let your mercies come upon me and I shall live because I have been taught in your Law.
78Let the evil shall be ashamed, for by evil they humbled me, and I have meditated in your commandments.
79Your worshipers will turn to me, and those who know your testimonies.
80My heart will meditate in your commandments and I shall not be ashamed!
81k Kaph- My soul has lusted for your salvation and I have hoped for your word.
82My eyes look for your word. When will you comfort me?
83Because I have been like a wine skin in a frost, and your commandments I have not forgotten.
84How many are the days of your Servant, and when will you perform the justice of my persecutors for me?
85The evil, who are not of your Law, have dug a ditch for me.
86All your commandments are faithful, and the evil persecute me.
87In a bit they would have destroyed me in the earth, and I have not forsaken your commandments.
88Give me life according to your kindnesses that I may keep the testimony of your mouth.
89l Lamed- You are to eternity, Lord Jehovah, and your word stands in Heaven.
90Your faithfulness is for a generation of generations; you fashioned the Earth and established it.
91(This verse is missing in the Peshitta)
92If your law had not been my meditation I would have perished in my affliction.
93I shall never forget your commandments because my life is in them.
94I am yours; save me, because I have kept your commandments.
95The evil lay wait for me to destroy me and I have understood your testimonies.
96I have seen the end of all things, the very end, and your commandment is greatly enlarged!
97m Mem- How I have loved your Law, and it is my meditation the whole day!
98Make me wiser than my enemies because I have kept your commandments.
99Educate me more than all my teachers because your testimonies have been my meditation.
100I understand more than The Elders because I have kept your commandments.
101I have restrained my feet from every evil way that I may keep your commandments.
102I have not departed from your judgments because you have taught me.
103Your words are sweet to the roof of my palate, better than honey to my mouth!
104I have meditated in your commandments, therefore I have hated every evil way.
105n Nun- Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.
106I have sworn and I have been steadfast that I would keep the judgments of your righteousness.
107I have been greatly humbled, Lord Jehovah; give me life according to your word.
108Be pleased with the words of my mouth, Lord Jehovah, and teach me of your judgments.
109My soul is in your hands always and I have not forgotten your Law.
110Sinners have set snares for me and I have not departed from your commandments.
111I have inherited your testimonies for eternity, therefore my heart has gladness.
112I have inclined my heart to do your commandments for eternity in truth!
113o Samekh- I have hated the evil ones and I have loved your Law!
114You are my shelter and the house of my refuge and I have hoped for your word.
115Depart from me, you evil ones, that I may keep the commandments of my God!
116Lead me in your word and I shall live and you will not disappoint me of my hope.
117Help me and I shall be saved and I shall always be taught in your commandments.
118You have rejected all who stray from you because their meditation is evil.
119Sustain me and I shall be saved and I shall meditate always in your commandments.
120Order my flesh by your awe and I am in awe of your judgments.
121e Ayin- Do judgment and righteousness; do not leave me in the hand of my oppressors.
122Delight your Servant in goodness and do not let the proud slander me.
123My eyes look for your salvation and the word of your righteousness.
124Do for your Servant according to your mercies and teach me your Law.
125I am your Servant; give me understanding and I shall know your testimonies.
126It is time to serve Lord Jehovah, and now they have canceled your Law.
127Because of this, I have loved your commandments more than gold and more than precious stones.
128I have loved all your commandments and I have hated all the ways of the evil.
129p Pe- Great are your testimonies, therefore my soul has kept them.
130Open your word and shine and give understanding to young children.
131I opened my mouth and I inhaled The Spirit, and I have awaited your salvation.
132Return to me and show mercy upon me because I have loved your Name.
133Prepare my goings in your paths and do not let evil rule over me.
134Save me from the injustice of man that I may keep your commandments.
135Shine your face upon your Servant and teach me your Law.
136Streams of water ran from my eyes because they do not keep your Law.
137u Tsadhe- You are righteous, Lord Jehovah, and your legal judgments are very upright.
138You commanded your testimonies in righteousness and in faithfulness.
139Zeal has tormented me always because your enemies have forgotten your word.
140Your word is very precious and your Servant has loved it.
141I am small and despised and I have not forgotten your commandments.
142Your righteousness stands to eternity, and your Law in the truth.
143Affliction and trouble have befallen me and I have meditated in your commandments.
144Your testimony is righteous to eternity; educate me and I shall live.
145q Qoph- I called upon you from my whole heart, Lord Jehovah; answer me and I shall keep your commandments!
146I have called upon you; save me and I shall keep your testimonies.
147I preceded the dawn and I cried and waited for your word.
148My eyes are open before the night watch that I shall meditate in your word.
149Hear my voice, Lord Jehovah, according to your mercies, and I shall live in your judgments.
150My evil persecutors have come near and they are far from your Law.
151You are near, Lord Jehovah, and all your commandments are in the truth.
152I have known your testimony from the first because you have established it from eternity.
153r Resh- See my affliction and save me because I have not forgotten your Law.
154Judge my case and save me and give me life in your word.
155Salvation is far from the evil ones because they have not sought your commandments.
156Many are your mercies, Lord Jehovah, and in your judgment give me life.
157My persecutors and my enemies have increased and I have not departed from your testimonies.
158I have seen the evil ones and I have known that they have not kept your word.
159See that I have loved your commandments, Lord Jehovah, and give me life in your kindness.
160The origin of your word is the truth and all the judgments of your righteousness are for eternity.
161s Shin- Princes pursue me for nothing and my heart is in awe of your word.
162I am gladdened by your word like he that finds much loot.
163I have hated and despised evil and I have loved your Law.
164Seven times in a day I have praised you for your righteous judgments.
165Great is the peace of those who love your Law and they have no sickness.
166I have hoped for your salvation, Lord Jehovah, and I have done your commandments.
167My soul has kept your testimony and I have loved it greatly.
168I have kept your commandments and your testimonies and all my ways are before you.
169t Tau- My praise will enter before you, Lord Jehovah; give me life in your word!
170My prayer will enter before you, Lord Jehovah; save me in your word!
171My tongue will request your word because all your commandments are in righteousness.
172My lips will speak your praises when you teach me your commandments.
173Your hand will help me because I have desired your commandments.
174My soul has waited for your salvation and I have meditated in your Law.
175My soul shall live, and your glory and your judgment will help me.
176I have strayed like a lost sheep. Seek your Servant, because I have not forgotten your commandments.