New International Version
but whose delight is in the law of the LORD, and who meditates on his law day and night.
King James Bible
But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.
Darby Bible Translation
But his delight is in Jehovah's law, and in his law doth he meditate day and night.
World English Bible
but his delight is in Yahweh's law. On his law he meditates day and night.
Young's Literal Translation
But -- in the law of Jehovah is his delight, And in His law he doth meditate by day and by night:
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But his delight is in the law of the Lord - חפצו chephtso, his will, desire, affection, every motive in his heart, and every moving principle in his soul, are on the side of God and his truth. He takes up the law of the Lord as the rule of his life; he brings all his actions and affections to this holy standard. He looketh into the perfect law of liberty; and is not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the word; and is therefore blessed in his deed. He not only reads to gain knowledge from the Divine oracles, but he meditates on what he has read, feeds on it; and thus receiving the sincere milk of the word, he grows thereby unto eternal life. This is not an occasional study to him; it is his work day and night. As his heart is in it, the employment must be frequent, and the disposition to it perpetual.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryJanuary 4. "Blessed is the Man that Walketh Not" (Ps. I. 1).
"Blessed is the man that walketh not" (Ps. i. 1). Three things are notable about this man: 1. His company. "He walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful." 2. His reading and thinking. "His delight is in the law of the Lord, and in His law doth he meditate day and night." 3. His fruitfulness. "And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither, …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
In common with the Roman Church, the Greek Church has seven Sacraments.
Epistle xvi. From Felix Bishop of Messana to St. Gregory.
The History of the Psalter
He went out to the field one evening to meditate, and as he looked up, he saw camels approaching.
Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful.
Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long.
I will be fully satisfied as with the richest of foods; with singing lips my mouth will praise you.
On my bed I remember you; I think of you through the watches of the night.
Praise the LORD. Blessed are those who fear the LORD, who find great delight in his commands.
I rejoice in following your statutes as one rejoices in great riches.
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