Psalm 119:57 {118:57}
Good News Translation
You are all I want, O LORD; I promise to obey your laws.

Contemporary English Version
You, LORD, are my choice, and I will obey you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
O Lord, my portion, I have said, I would keep thy law.

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O Lord, my portion, I have said, I would keep thy law.

my portion

Psalm 16:5 The Lord is the portion of my inheritance and of my cup: it is thou that wilt restore my inheritance to me.

Psalm 73:26 For thee my flesh and my heart hath fainted away: thou art the God of my heart, and the God that is my portion for ever.

Psalm 142:5 I cried to thee, O Lord: I said: Thou art my hope, my portion in the land of the living.

Jeremiah 10:16 The portion of Jacob is not like these: for it is he who formed all things: and Israel is the rod of his inheritance: the Lord of hosts is his name.

Lamentations 3:24 Heth. The Lord is my portion, said my soul: therefore will I wait for him.

I have

Psalm 119:106,115 I have sworn and am determined to keep the judgments of thy justice. . . .

Psalm 66:14 Which my lips have uttered, And my mouth hath spoken, when I was in trouble.

Deuteronomy 26:17,18 Thou hast chosen the Lord this day to be thy God, and to walk in his ways and keep his ceremonies, and precepts, and judgments, and obey his command. . . .

Joshua 24:15,18,21,24-27 But if it seem evil to you to serve the Lord, you have your choice: choose this day that which pleaseth you, whom you would rather serve, whether the gods which your fathers served in Mesopotamia, or the gods of the Amorrhites, in whose land you dwell: but as for me and my house we will serve thee Lord, . . .

Nehemiah 10:29 All that could understand, promising for their brethren, with their chief men, and they came to promise, and swear that they would walk in the law of God, which he gave in the hand of Moses the servant of God, that they would do and keep all the commandments of the Lord our God, and his judgments and his ceremonies.

Context
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
56This happened to me: because I sought after thy justifications. 57O Lord, my portion, I have said, I would keep thy law.58I entreated thy face with all my heart: have mercy on me according to thy word.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 33:9
Who hath said to his father, and to his mother: I do not know you; and to his brethren: I know you not: and their own children they have not known. These have kept thy word, and observed thy covenant,

Psalm 16:5
The Lord is the portion of my inheritance and of my cup: it is thou that wilt restore my inheritance to me.

Jeremiah 10:16
The portion of Jacob is not like these: for it is he who formed all things: and Israel is the rod of his inheritance: the Lord of hosts is his name.

Lamentations 3:24
Heth. The Lord is my portion, said my soul: therefore will I wait for him.

Additional Translations
The LORD is my portion; I have promised to keep Your words.You are my portion, O LORD: I have said that I would keep your words.

HHETH. Jehovah is my portion: I have said that I would observe thy words.

Thou art my portion, O Lord: I said that I would keep thy law.

CHETH. My portion, O Jehovah, I have said, is to keep thy words.

CHETH. The LORD is my portion: I have said that I would observe thy words.

CHETH. Thou art my portion, O LORD: I have said that I would keep thy words.

Yahweh is my portion. I promised to obey your words.

Cheth. My portion is Jehovah; I have said -- to keep Thy words,
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