Psalm 119:99 {118:99}
Good News Translation
I understand more than all my teachers, because I meditate on your instructions.

New Revised Standard Version
I have more understanding than all my teachers, for your decrees are my meditation.

Contemporary English Version
Thinking about your teachings gives me better understanding than my teachers,

New American Bible
I have more insight than all my teachers, because I ponder your testimonies.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I have understood more than all my teachers: because thy testimonies are my meditation.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I have understood more than all my teachers: because thy testimonies are my meditation.

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Deuteronomy 4:6-8 And you shall observe, and fulfil them in practice. For this is your wisdom, and understanding in the sight of nations, that hearing all these precepts, they may say: Behold a wise and understanding people, a great nation. . . .

2 Samuel 15:24-26 And Sadoc the priest also came, and all the Levites with him carrying the ark of the covenant of God, and they set down the ark of God: and Abiathar went up, till all the people that was come out of the city had done passing. . . .

1 Chronicles 15:11-13 And David called Sadoc, and Abiathar the priests, and the Levites, Uriel, Asaia, Joel, Semeia, Eliel, and Aminadab: . . .

2 Chronicles 30:22 And Ezechias spoke to the heart of all the Levites, that had good understanding concerning the Lord: and they ate during the seven days of the solemnity, immolating victims of peace offerings, and praising the Lord the God of their fathers.

Jeremiah 2:8 The priests did not say: Where is the Lord? and they that held the law knew me not, and the pastors transgressed against me: and the prophets prophesied in Baal, and followed idols.

Jeremiah 8:8,9 How do you say: We are wise, and the law of the Lord is with us? Indeed the lying pens of the scribes hath wrought falsehood. . . .

Matthew 11:25 At that time Jesus answered and said: I confess to thee, O Father, Lord of Heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to little ones.

Matthew 13:11 Who answered and said to them: Because to you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven: but to them it is not given.

Matthew 15:6-9,14 And he shall not honour his father or his mother: and you have made void the commandment of God for your tradition. . . .

Matthew 23:24 Blind guides, who strain out a gnat and swallow a camel.

Hebrews 5:12 For whereas for the time you ought to be masters, you have need to be taught again what are the first elements of the words of God: and you are become such as have need of milk and not of strong meat.

for thy

Psalm 119:24 For thy testimonies are my meditation: and thy justifications my counsel.

2 Timothy 3:15-17 And because from thy infancy thou hast known the holy scriptures which can instruct thee to salvation by the faith which is in Christ Jesus. . . .

Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
98Through thy commandment, thou hast made me wiser than my enemies: for it is ever with me. 99I have understood more than all my teachers: because thy testimonies are my meditation.100I have had understanding above ancients: because I have sought thy commandments.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 1:16
Count not thy handmaid for one of the daughters of Belial: for out of the abundance of my sorrow and grief have I spoken till now.

Psalm 119:15
I will meditate on thy commandments: and I will consider thy ways.

Psalm 119:98
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