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The laws of the LORD are right, and those who obey them are happy. The commands of the LORD are just and give understanding to the mind.
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The justices of the Lord are right, rejoicing hearts: the commandment of the Lord is lightsome, enlightening the eyes.
Psalm 105:45 That they might observe his justifications, and seek after his law.
Psalm 119:12,16,80,171 Blessed art thou, O Lord: teach me thy justifications. . . .
Genesis 26:5 Because Abraham obeyed my voice, and kept my precepts and commandments, and observed my ceremonies and laws.
Exodus 18:16 And when any controversy falleth out among them, they come to me to judge between them, and to shew the precepts of God, and his laws.
Deuteronomy 4:5,6 You know that I have taught you statutes and justices, as the Lord my God hath commanded me: so shall you do them in the land which you shall possess: . . .
Ezekiel 36:27 And I will put my spirit in the midst of you: and I will cause you to walk in my commandments, and to keep my judgments, and do them.
Psalm 119:128 Therefore was I directed to all thy commandments: I have hated all wicked ways.
Nehemiah 9:13 Thou camest down also to mount Sinai, and didst speak with them from heaven, and thou gavest them right judgments, and the law of truth, ceremonies, and good precepts.
Psalm 40:8 That I should do thy will: O my God, I have desired it, and thy law in the midst of my heart.
Psalm 119:14,24,54,92,121,143 I have been delighted in the way of thy testimonies, as in all riches. . . .
Deuteronomy 12:11,12 In the place, which the Lord your God shall choose, that his name may be therein. Thither shall you bring all the things that I command you, holocausts, and victims, and tithes, and the firstfruits of your hands: and whatsoever is the choicest in the gifts which you shall vow to the Lord. . . .
Deuteronomy 16:11,14 And thou shalt feast before the Lord thy God, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy manservant, and thy maidservant, and the Levite that is within thy gates, and the stranger and the fatherless, and the widow, who abide with you: in the place which the Lord thy God shall choose, that his name may dwell there: . . .
Nehemiah 8:12 So all the people went to eat and drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth: because they understood the words that he had taught them.
Isaiah 64:5 Thou hast met him that rejoiceth, and doth justice: in thy ways they shall remember thee: behold thou art angry, and we have sinned: in them we have been always, and we shall be saved.
Jeremiah 15:16 Thy words were found, and I did eat them, and thy word was to me a joy and gladness of my heart: for thy name is called upon me, O Lord God of hosts.
Romans 7:22 For I am delighted with the law of God, according to the inward man:
Psalm 12:6 The words of the Lord are pure words: as silver tried by the fire, purged from the earth, refined seven times.
Psalm 119:40 Behold I have longed after thy precepts: quicken me in thy justice.
Proverbs 30:5 Every word of God is fire tried: he is a buckler to them that hope in him.
Romans 7:12-14 Wherefore the law indeed is holy: and the commandment holy and just and good. . . .
Psalm 13:3 How long shall my enemy be exalted over me?
Psalm 119:98-100,105,130 Through thy commandment, thou hast made me wiser than my enemies: for it is ever with me. . . .
Proverbs 2:6 He wilt keep the salvation of the righteous, and protect them that walk in simplicity,
Proverbs 6:23 That they may keep thee from the evil woman, and from the flattering tongue of the stranger.
Romans 2:17-20 But if thou art called a Jew and restest in the law and makest thy boast of God, . . .
Romans 3:20 Because by the works of the law no flesh shall be justified before him. For by the law is the knowledge of sin.
Romans 7:7 What shall we say, then? Is the law sin? God forbid! But I do not know sin, but by the law. For I had not known concupiscence, if the law did not say: Thou shalt not covet.
Galatians 2:19 For I, through the law, am dead to the law, that I may live to God; with Christ I am nailed to the cross.
Galatians 3:10-13,21 For as many as are of the works of the law are under a curse. For it is written: Cursed is every one that abideth, not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them. . . .
ContextThe Heavens Declare the Glory of God
…7The law of the Lord is unspotted, converting souls: the testimony of the Lord is faithful, giving wisdom to little ones. 8The justices of the Lord are right, rejoicing hearts: the commandment of the Lord is lightsome, enlightening the eyes.9The fear of the Lord is holy, enduring for ever and ever: the judgments of the Lord are true, justified in themselves.…
The words of the Lord are pure words: as silver tried by the fire, purged from the earth, refined seven times.
For the word of the Lord is right, and all his works are done with faithfulness.
For with thee is the fountain of life; and in thy light we shall see light.
I have been delighted in the way of thy testimonies, as in all riches.
Therefore was I directed to all thy commandments: I have hated all wicked ways.
Thy word is exceedingly refined: and thy servant hath loved it.
That they may keep thee from the evil woman, and from the flattering tongue of the stranger.
I have not spoken in secret, in a dark place of the earth: I have not said to the seed of Jacob: Seek me in vain. I am the Lord that speak justice, that declare right things.
Additional TranslationsThe precepts of the LORD are right, bringing joy to the heart; the commandments of the LORD are radiant, giving light to the eyes.The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.
The precepts of Jehovah are right, rejoicing the heart: The commandment of Jehovah is pure, enlightening the eyes.
The ordinances of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the Lord is bright, enlightening the eyes.
The precepts of Jehovah are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of Jehovah is pure, enlightening the eyes;
The precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.
The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.
Yahweh's precepts are right, rejoicing the heart. Yahweh's commandment is pure, enlightening the eyes.
The precepts of Jehovah are upright, Rejoicing the heart, The command of Jehovah is pure, enlightening the eyes,
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