New American Standard Bible
Consider how I love Your precepts; Revive me, O LORD, according to Your lovingkindness.
King James Bible
Consider how I love thy precepts: quicken me, O LORD, according to thy lovingkindness.
Darby Bible Translation
See how I have loved thy precepts: quicken me, O Jehovah, according to thy loving-kindness.
World English Bible
Consider how I love your precepts. Revive me, Yahweh, according to your loving kindness.
Young's Literal Translation
See, for thy precepts I have loved, Jehovah, According to Thy kindness quicken me.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Consider how I love thy precepts - Search me. Behold the evidence of my attachment to thy law. This is the confident appeal of one who was conscious that he was truly attached to God; that he really loved his law. It is similar to the appeal of Peter to the Saviour John 21:17, "Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee." A man who truly loves God may make this appeal without impropriety. He may be so confident - so certain - that he has true love for the character of God, that he may make a solemn appeal to him on the subject - as he might appeal to a friend, to his wife, to his son, to his daughter, with the utmost confidence that he loved them. A man "ought" to have such love for "them," that he could affirm this without hesitation or doubt; a man "ought" to have such love for God, that he could affirm this with equal confidence and propriety.
Quicken me ... - See the notes at Psalm 119:25.
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 …
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My soul cleaves to the dust; Revive me according to Your word.
I shall delight in Your commandments, Which I love.
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