New American Standard Bible
Your testimonies are righteous forever; Give me understanding that I may live. Qoph.
King James Bible
The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live.
Darby Bible Translation
The righteousness of thy testimonies is for ever: give me understanding, and I shall live.
World English Bible
Your testimonies are righteous forever. Give me understanding, that I may live. KUF
Young's Literal Translation
The righteousness of Thy testimonies is to Cause me to understand, and I live!
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The righteousness of thy testimonies - The principles of righteousness on which they are founded. Those testimonies - those laws - are not arbitrary, or the mere expressions of will. They are founded on right and justice as seen by God, and his laws are his testimony as to what truth and justice are.
Is everlasting - See the notes at Psalm 119:142.
Give me understanding, and I shall live - Give me a right view of thy law, and thy truth, and I shall have real life. See the notes at Psalm 119:34.
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
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Excursus on the Choir Offices of the Early Church.
"Or what great nation is there that has statutes and judgments as righteous as this whole law which I am setting before you today?
The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever; The judgments of the LORD are true; they are righteous altogether.
Make me understand the way of Your precepts, So I will meditate on Your wonders.
You have commanded Your testimonies in righteousness And exceeding faithfulness.
Let my cry come before You, O LORD; Give me understanding according to Your word.
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