New American Standard Bible
Your word is very pure, Therefore Your servant loves it.
King James Bible
Thy word is very pure: therefore thy servant loveth it.
Darby Bible Translation
Thy �word is exceeding pure, and thy servant loveth it.
World English Bible
Your promises have been thoroughly tested, and your servant loves them.
Young's Literal Translation
Tried is thy saying exceedingly, And Thy servant hath loved it.
Psalm 119:140 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Thy word is very pure - Margin, "tried or refined." See the word explained in the notes at Psalm 18:30.
Therefore thy servant loveth it - Therefore I love it. I love it because it is pure, holy, true; not merely because it will save me. Apart from all reference to myself. I love thy truth as truth; I love purity as purity; I love law as law; I love holiness as holiness. This is true religion.
LibraryA Cleansed Way
Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed thereto according to Thy word.'--PSALM cxix. 9. There are many questions about the future with which it is natural for you young people to occupy yourselves; but I am afraid that the most of you ask more anxiously 'How shall I make my way?' than 'How shall I cleanse it?' It is needful carefully to ponder the questions: 'How shall I get on in the world--be happy, fortunate?' and the like, and I suppose that that is the consideration …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
May the Fourth a Healthy Palate
The Christian Described
Excursus on the Choir Offices of the Early Church.
2 Samuel 22:31
"As for God, His way is blameless; The word of the LORD is tested; He is a shield to all who take refuge in Him.
The words of the LORD are pure words; As silver tried in a furnace on the earth, refined seven times.
The precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; The commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.
I shall delight in Your commandments, Which I love.
Jump to PreviousDear Exceeding Exceedingly Loves Promise Promises Pure Servant Tested Thoroughly Tried Uttermost Value Word
Jump to NextDear Exceeding Exceedingly Loves Promise Promises Pure Servant Tested Thoroughly Tried Uttermost Value Word
LinksPsalm 119:140 NIV
Psalm 119:140 NLT
Psalm 119:140 ESV
Psalm 119:140 NASB
Psalm 119:140 KJV
Psalm 119:140 Bible Apps
Psalm 119:140 Biblia Paralela
Psalm 119:140 Chinese Bible
Psalm 119:140 French Bible
Psalm 119:140 German Bible
Psalm 119:140 Commentaries