Psalm 119:166
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English Standard Version
I hope for your salvation, O LORD, and I do your commandments.

King James Bible
LORD, I have hoped for thy salvation, and done thy commandments.

American Standard Version
I have hoped for thy salvation, O Jehovah, And have done thy commandments.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I looked to thy salvation, O Lord: and I loved thy commandments.

English Revised Version
I have hoped for thy salvation, O LORD, and have done thy commandments.

Webster's Bible Translation
LORD, I have hoped for thy salvation, and performed thy commandments.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The eightfold Resh. Because God cannot suffer those who are faithful to His word to succumb, he supplicates His help against his persecutors. ריבה is Milra before the initial (half-guttural) Resh, as in Psalm 43:1; Psalm 74:22. The Lamed of לאמרתך is the Lamed of reference (with respect to Thine utterance), whether the reference be normative ( equals כאמרתך, Psalm 119:58), as in Isaiah 11:3, or causal, Isaiah 25:2, Isaiah 55:5; Job 42:5. The predicate רחוק, like ישׂר in Psalm 119:137, stands first in the primary, as yet indefinite form. Concerning Psalm 119:156 vid., on Psalm 119:149. At the sight of the faithless he felt a profound disgust; ואתקוטטה, pausal aorist, supply בּהם, Psalm 139:21. It is all the same in the end whether we render אשׁר quippe qui or siquidem. ראשׁ in Psalm 119:160 signifies the head-number of sum. If he reckons up the word of God in its separate parts and as a whole, truth is the denominator of the whole, truth is the sum-total. This supplicatory חיּני is repeated three times in this group. The nearer it draws towards its end the more importunate does the Psalm become.

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Psalm 119:81,174 My soul faints for your salvation: but I hope in your word...

Psalm 130:5-7 I wait for the LORD, my soul does wait, and in his word do I hope...

Genesis 49:18 I have waited for your salvation, O LORD.

and done

Psalm 4:5 Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your trust in the LORD.

Psalm 24:3-5 Who shall ascend into the hill of the LORD? or who shall stand in his holy place...

Psalm 50:23 Whoever offers praise glorifies me: and to him that orders his conversation aright will I show the salvation of God.

John 7:17 If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.

1 John 2:3,4 And hereby we do know that we know him, if we keep his commandments...

Cross References
Luke 2:30
for my eyes have seen your salvation

Genesis 49:18
I wait for your salvation, O LORD.

Psalm 119:81
My soul longs for your salvation; I hope in your word.

Psalm 119:174
I long for your salvation, O LORD, and your law is my delight.

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