Psalm 119:120
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New International Version
My flesh trembles in fear of you; I stand in awe of your laws.

King James Bible
My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.

Darby Bible Translation
My flesh shuddereth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.

World English Bible
My flesh trembles for fear of you. I am afraid of your judgments. AYIN

Young's Literal Translation
Trembled from Thy fear hath my flesh, And from Thy judgments I have been afraid!

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

My flesh trembleth for fear of thee - I know thou art a just and holy God: I know thou requirest truth in the inner parts. I know that thou art a Spirit, and that they who worship thee must worship thee in spirit and in truth; and I am often alarmed lest I fall short. It is only an assurance of my interest in thy mercy that can save me from distressing fears and harassing doubts. It is our privilege to know we are in God's favor; and it is not less so to maintain a continual filial fear of offending him. A true conception of God's justice and mercy begets reverence.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

my flesh

Psalm 119:53 Horror has taken hold on me because of the wicked that forsake your law.

Leviticus 10:1-3 And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took either of them his censer, and put fire therein, and put incense thereon...

1 Samuel 6:20 And the men of Bethshemesh said, Who is able to stand before this holy LORD God? and to whom shall he go up from us?

2 Samuel 6:8,9 And David was displeased, because the LORD had made a breach on Uzzah: and he called the name of the place Perezuzzah to this day...

1 Chronicles 24:16,17,30 The nineteenth to Pethahiah, the twentieth to Jehezekel...

2 Chronicles 34:21,27 Go, inquire of the LORD for me, and for them that are left in Israel and in Judah, concerning the words of the book that is found...

Isaiah 66:2 For all those things has my hand made, and all those things have been, said the LORD: but to this man will I look...

Daniel 10:8-11 Therefore I was left alone, and saw this great vision, and there remained no strength in me...

Habakkuk 3:16 When I heard, my belly trembled; my lips quivered at the voice: rottenness entered into my bones, and I trembled in myself...

Philippians 2:12 Why, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence...

Hebrews 12:21,28,29 And so terrible was the sight, that Moses said, I exceedingly fear and quake:)...

Revelation 1:17,18 And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand on me, saying to me, Fear not; I am the first and the last...

Library
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 Samuel 6:9
David was afraid of the LORD that day and said, "How can the ark of the LORD ever come to me?"

Job 4:14
fear and trembling seized me and made all my bones shake.

Psalm 2:11
Serve the LORD with fear and celebrate his rule with trembling.

Psalm 55:5
Fear and trembling have beset me; horror has overwhelmed me.

Psalm 119:161
Rulers persecute me without cause, but my heart trembles at your word.

Isaiah 66:2
Has not my hand made all these things, and so they came into being?" declares the LORD. "These are the ones I look on with favor: those who are humble and contrite in spirit, and who tremble at my word.

Jeremiah 5:22
Should you not fear me?" declares the LORD. "Should you not tremble in my presence? I made the sand a boundary for the sea, an everlasting barrier it cannot cross. The waves may roll, but they cannot prevail; they may roar, but they cannot cross it.

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