Psalm 119:10
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New International Version
I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands.

King James Bible
With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments.

Darby Bible Translation
With my whole heart have I sought thee: let me not wander from thy commandments.

World English Bible
With my whole heart, I have sought you. Don't let me wander from your commandments.

Young's Literal Translation
With all my heart I have sought Thee, Let me not err from Thy commands.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

With my whole heart have I sought thee -

4. He must seek God, make earnest prayer and supplication to him for Divine light, for a tender conscience, and for strength to walk uprightly.

5. His whole heart; all his affections must be engaged here, or he cannot succeed. If he keep any affection for the idol or abomination; if his heart do not give it before the Lord, he may make many prayers, but God will answer none of them.

6. He must take care to keep in the path of duty, of abstinence and self-denial; not permitting either his eye, his hand, or his heart to wander from the commandments of his Maker.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

my whole

Psalm 119:2,34,58,69 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart...

Psalm 78:37 For their heart was not right with him, neither were they steadfast in his covenant.

1 Samuel 7:3 And Samuel spoke to all the house of Israel, saying, If you do return to the LORD with all your hearts...

2 Chronicles 15:15 And all Judah rejoiced at the oath: for they had sworn with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire...

Jeremiah 3:10 And yet for all this her treacherous sister Judah has not turned to me with her whole heart, but feignedly, said the LORD.

Hosea 10:2 Their heart is divided; now shall they be found faulty: he shall break down their altars, he shall spoil their images.

Zephaniah 1:5,6 And them that worship the host of heaven on the housetops; and them that worship and that swear by the LORD, and that swear by Malcham...

Matthew 6:24 No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one...

Colossians 3:22 Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eye-service, as men pleasers; but in singleness of heart...

1 John 2:15 Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

O let me

Psalm 119:21,118,133,176 You have rebuked the proud that are cursed, which do err from your commandments...

Psalm 23:3 He restores my soul: he leads me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.

Psalm 125:5 As for such as turn aside to their crooked ways, the LORD shall lead them forth with the workers of iniquity...

Psalm 143:8-10 Cause me to hear your loving kindness in the morning; for in you do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk...

Proverbs 2:13 Who leave the paths of uprightness, to walk in the ways of darkness;

Proverbs 21:16 The man that wanders out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead.

Isaiah 35:8 And an highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it...

Ezekiel 34:6 My sheep wandered through all the mountains, and on every high hill: yes, my flock was scattered on all the face of the earth...

2 Peter 2:15-22 Which have forsaken the right way, and are gone astray, following the way of Balaam the son of Bosor...

Notes on the First Century:
Page 1. Line 1. An empty book is like an infant's soul.' Here Traherne may possibly have had in his mind a passage in Bishop Earle's "Microcosmography." In delineating the character of a child, Earle says: "His soul is yet a white paper unscribbled with observations of the world, wherewith at length it becomes a blurred note-book," Page 14. Line 25. The entrance of his words. This sentence is from Psalm cxix. 130. Page 15. Last line of Med. 21. "Insatiableness." This word in Traherne's time was often
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations

'Time for Thee to Work'
'It is time for Thee, Lord, to work; for they have made void Thy Law. 127. Therefore I love Thy commandments above gold, yea, above fine gold. 128. Therefore I esteem all Thy precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way.' --PSALM cxix. 126-128. If much that we hear be true, a society to circulate Bibles is a most irrational and wasteful expenditure of energy and money. We cannot ignore the extent and severity of the opposition to the very idea of revelation, even if we would;
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

And in Jeremiah He Thus Declares his Death and Descent into Hell...
And in Jeremiah He thus declares His death and descent into hell, saying: And the Lord the Holy One of Israel, remembered his dead, which aforetime fell asleep in the dust of the earth; and he went down unto them, to bring the tidings of his salvation, to deliver them. [255] In this place He also renders the cause of His death: for His descent into hell was the salvation of them that had passed away. And, again, concerning His cross Isaiah says thus: I have stretched out my hands all the day long
Irenæus—The Demonstration of the Apostolic Preaching

Progress of Reform in Germany
Luther's mysterious disappearance excited consternation throughout all Germany. Inquiries concerning him were heard everywhere. The wildest rumors were circulated, and many believed that he had been murdered. There was great lamentation, not only by his avowed friends, but by thousands who had not openly taken their stand with the Reformation. Many bound themselves by a solemn oath to avenge his death. The Romish leaders saw with terror to what a pitch had risen the feeling against them. Though at
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy

Cross References
2 Chronicles 15:15
All Judah rejoiced about the oath because they had sworn it wholeheartedly. They sought God eagerly, and he was found by them. So the LORD gave them rest on every side.

Psalm 119:2
Blessed are those who keep his statutes and seek him with all their heart--

Psalm 119:21
You rebuke the arrogant, who are accursed, those who stray from your commands.

Psalm 119:110
The wicked have set a snare for me, but I have not strayed from your precepts.

Psalm 119:118
You reject all who stray from your decrees, for their delusions come to nothing.

Psalm 119:145
I call with all my heart; answer me, LORD, and I will obey your decrees.

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