Psalm 119:16
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New American Standard Bible
I shall delight in Your statutes; I shall not forget Your word. Gimel.

King James Bible
I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word.

Darby Bible Translation
I delight myself in thy statutes; I will not forget thy word.

World English Bible
I will delight myself in your statutes. I will not forget your word. GIMEL

Young's Literal Translation
In Thy statutes I delight myself, I do not forget Thy word.

Psalm 119:16 Parallel
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

I will delight myself in thy statutes - I will find my happiness in thy laws. See Psalm 1:2, note; Psalm 112:1, note.

I will not forget thy word - I will not allow the world to crowd it out of my mind.

Psalm 119:16 Parallel Commentaries

A 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
"How sweet are Thy words unto my taste." --PSALM cxix. 97-104. Some people like one thing, and some another. Some people appreciate the bitter olive; others feel it to be nauseous. Some delight in the sweetest grapes; others feel the sweetness to be sickly. It is all a matter of palate. Some people love the Word of the Lord; to others the reading of it is a dreary task. To some the Bible is like a vineyard; to others it is like a dry and tasteless meal. One takes the word of the Master, and it
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year

The Christian Described
HAPPINESS OF THE CHRISTIAN O HOW happy is he who is not only a visible, but also an invisible saint! He shall not be blotted out the book of God's eternal grace and mercy. DIGNITY OF THE CHRISTIAN There are a generation of men in the world, that count themselves men of the largest capacities, when yet the greatest of their desires lift themselves no higher than to things below. If they can with their net of craft and policy encompass a bulky lump of earth, Oh, what a treasure have they engrossed
John Bunyan—The Riches of Bunyan

Excursus on the Choir Offices of the Early Church.
Nothing is more marked in the lives of the early followers of Christ than the abiding sense which they had of the Divine Presence. Prayer was not to them an occasional exercise but an unceasing practice. If then the Psalmist sang in the old dispensation "Seven times a day do I praise thee" (Ps. cxix. 164), we may be quite certain that the Christians would never fall behind the Jewish example. We know that among the Jews there were the "Hours of Prayer," and nothing would be, à priori, more
Philip Schaff—The Seven Ecumenical Councils

Cross References
Psalm 1:2
But his delight is in the law of the LORD, And in His law he meditates day and night.

Psalm 112:1
Praise the LORD! How blessed is the man who fears the LORD, Who greatly delights in His commandments.

Psalm 119:24
Your testimonies also are my delight; They are my counselors. Daleth.

Psalm 119:35
Make me walk in the path of Your commandments, For I delight in it.

Psalm 119:47
I shall delight in Your commandments, Which I love.

Psalm 119:70
Their heart is covered with fat, But I delight in Your law.

Psalm 119:77
May Your compassion come to me that I may live, For Your law is my delight.

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