New American Standard Bible
And I shall lift up my hands to Your commandments, Which I love; And I will meditate on Your statutes. Zayin.
King James Bible
My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandments, which I have loved; and I will meditate in thy statutes.
Darby Bible Translation
And I will lift up my hands unto thy commandments, which I have loved, and I will meditate in thy statutes.
World English Bible
I reach out my hands for your commandments, which I love. I will meditate on your statutes. ZAYIN
Young's Literal Translation
And I lift up my hands unto Thy commands, That I have loved, And I do meditate on Thy statutes!
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandments ... - As an expression of delight or rejoicing, as people lift up their hands with their voice when they give expression to joy. It denotes a high statue of joy, such as leads to an outward expression; not merely that which exists in calm contemplation, but where the heart is full, and when it finds outward expression.
And I will meditate in thy statutes - See the notes at Psalm 1:2. I will indicate my joy - my happiness - in thy commandments in every way possible; by outward expressions, and by deep and calm contemplation when I am alone; in my daily employments, in solitude, in the night-watches. This is indicative always of 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 …
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I will meditate on Your precepts And regard Your ways.
Remember the word to Your servant, In which You have made me hope.
O how I love Your law! It is my meditation all the day.
Therefore I love Your commandments Above gold, yes, above fine gold.
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