New International Version
Because I love your commands more than gold, more than pure gold,
King James Bible
Therefore I love thy commandments above gold; yea, above fine gold.
Darby Bible Translation
Therefore I love thy commandments above gold, yea, above fine gold.
World English Bible
Therefore I love your commandments more than gold, yes, more than pure gold.
Young's Literal Translation
Therefore I have loved Thy commands Above gold -- even fine gold.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Therefore I love thy commandments - I see thou wilt do all things well. I will trust in thee.
Above gold - מזהב mizzahab, more than resplendent gold; gold without any stain or rust.
Yea, above fine gold - ומפז umippaz, above solid gold; gold separated from the dross, perfectly refined.
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They are more precious than gold, than much pure gold; they are sweeter than honey, than honey from the honeycomb.
for I delight in your commands because I love them.
I reach out for your commands, which I love, that I may meditate on your decrees.
The law from your mouth is more precious to me than thousands of pieces of silver and gold.
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