New International Version
It pleased the LORD for the sake of his righteousness to make his law great and glorious.
King James Bible
The LORD is well pleased for his righteousness' sake; he will magnify the law, and make it honourable.
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah had delight [in him] for his righteousness' sake: he hath magnified the law, and made it honourable.
World English Bible
It pleased Yahweh, for his righteousness' sake, to magnify the law, and make it honorable.
Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah hath delight for the sake of His righteousness, He magnifieth law, and maketh honourable.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He win magnify the law "He hath exalted his own praise" - For תורה torah, the law, the Septuagint read תודה todah, praise.
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'A bruised reed shall He not break, and the smoking flax shall He not quench.... He shall not fail nor be discouraged.'--ISAIAH xlii. 3, 4. The two metaphors which we have in the former part of these words are not altogether parallel. 'A bruised reed' has suffered an injury which, however, is neither complete nor irreparable. 'Smoking flax,' on the other hand--by which, of course, is meant flax used as a wick in an old-fashioned oil lamp--is partially lit. In the one a process has been begun which, …
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I will bow down toward your holy temple and will praise your name for your unfailing love and your faithfulness, for you have so exalted your solemn decree that it surpasses your fame.
he will not falter or be discouraged till he establishes justice on earth. In his teaching the islands will put their hope."
"Listen to me, my people; hear me, my nation: Instruction will go out from me; my justice will become a light to the nations.
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