Psalm 119:144 {118:144}
Good News Translation
Your instructions are always just; give me understanding, and I shall live.

Contemporary English Version
Your rules are always fair. Help me to understand them and live.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thy testimonies are justice for ever: give me understanding, and I shall live.

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Thy testimonies are justice for ever: give me understanding, and I shall live.

righteousness

Psalm 119:138,152 Thou hast commanded justice thy testimonies: and thy truth exceedingly. . . .

Matthew 5:18 For amen I say unto you, till heaven and earth pass, one jot, or one tittle shall not pass of the law, till all be fulfilled.

1 Peter 1:23-25 Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but incorruptible, by the word of God who liveth and remaineth for ever. . . .

give me

Psalm 119:34,66,73,169 Give me understanding, and I will search thy law; and I will keep it with my whole heart. . . .

2 Corinthians 4:6 For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God, in the face of Christ Jesus.

1 John 5:20,21 And we know that the Son of God is come. And he hath given us understanding that we may know the true God and may be in his true Son. This is the true God and life eternal. . . .

understanding

Proverbs 10:21 The blessing of the Lord maketh men rich: neither shall affliction be joined to them.

Isaiah 6:9,10 And he said: Go, and thou shalt say to this people: Hearing, hear, and understand not: and see the vision, and know it not. . . .

Isaiah 27:11 Its harvest shall be destroyed with drought, women shall come and teach it: for it is not a wise people, therefore he that made it, shall not have mercy on it: and he that formed it, shall not spare it.

Jeremiah 4:22 For my foolish people have not known me: they are foolish and senseless children: they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.

Daniel 12:10 Many shall be chosen, and made white, and shall be tried as fire: and the wicked shall deal wickedly, and none of the wicked shall understand, but the learned shall understand.

Hosea 4:6 My people have been silent, because they had no knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will reject thee, that thou shalt not do the office of priesthood to me: and thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

Matthew 13:19 When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and understandeth it not, there cometh the wicked one, and catcheth away that which was sown in his heart: this is he that received the seed by the way side.

John 17:3 Now this is eternal life: That they may know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.

Context
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
143Trouble and anguish have found me: thy commandments are my meditation. 144Thy testimonies are justice for ever: give me understanding, and I shall live.145I cried with my whole heart, hear me, O Lord: I will seek thy justifications.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 4:8
For what other nation is there so renowned that hath ceremonies, and just judgments, and all the law, which I will set forth this day before our eyes?

Psalm 19:9
The fear of the Lord is holy, enduring for ever and ever: the judgments of the Lord are true, justified in themselves.

Psalm 119:27
Make me to understand the way of thy justifications: and I shall be exercised in thy wondrous works.

Psalm 119:138
Thou hast commanded justice thy testimonies: and thy truth exceedingly.

Psalm 119:169
Let my supplication, O Lord, come near in thy sight: give me understanding according to thy word.

Additional Translations
Your testimonies are righteous forever. Give me understanding, that I may live.The righteousness of your testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live.

Thy testimonies are righteous for ever: Give me understanding, and I shall live.

Thy testimonies are an everlasting righteousness: instruct me, and I shall live.

The righteousness of thy testimonies is for ever: give me understanding, and I shall live.

Thy testimonies are righteous for ever: give me understanding, and I shall live.

The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live.

Your testimonies are righteous forever. Give me understanding, that I may live. KUF

The righteousness of Thy testimonies is to Cause me to understand, and I live!
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