Psalm 119:27
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New American Standard Bible
Make me understand the way of Your precepts, So I will meditate on Your wonders.

King James Bible
Make me to understand the way of thy precepts: so shall I talk of thy wondrous works.

Darby Bible Translation
Make me to understand the way of thy precepts, and I will meditate upon thy wondrous works.

World English Bible
Let me understand the teaching of your precepts! Then I will meditate on your wondrous works.

Young's Literal Translation
The way of Thy precepts cause me to understand, And I meditate in Thy wonders.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Make me to understand ... - See the notes at Psalm 119:18.

So shall I talk of thy wondrous works - The things in thy works - thy providential dealings - that are wondrous. That is, with a heart full of the subject, he could not but speak of those things - for "out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh." See the notes at Psalm 39:2-4.

Psalm 119:27 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
Genesis 24:63
Isaac went out to meditate in the field toward evening; and he lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, camels were coming.

Psalm 71:17
O God, You have taught me from my youth, And I still declare Your wondrous deeds.

Psalm 105:2
Sing to Him, sing praises to Him; Speak of all His wonders.

Psalm 119:34
Give me understanding, that I may observe Your law And keep it with all my heart.

Psalm 119:125
I am Your servant; give me understanding, That I may know Your testimonies.

Psalm 119:144
Your testimonies are righteous forever; Give me understanding that I may live. Qoph.

Psalm 119:169
Let my cry come before You, O LORD; Give me understanding according to Your word.

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