Psalm 119:138
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New International Version
The statutes you have laid down are righteous; they are fully trustworthy.

King James Bible
Thy testimonies that thou hast commanded are righteous and very faithful.

Darby Bible Translation
Thou hast commanded thy testimonies in righteousness and exceeding faithfulness.

World English Bible
You have commanded your statutes in righteousness. They are fully trustworthy.

Young's Literal Translation
Thou hast appointed Thy testimonies, Righteous and exceeding faithful,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Thy testimonies - Every thing that proceeds from thee partakes of the perfections of thy nature.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Psalm 119:86,144 All your commandments are faithful: they persecute me wrongfully; help you me...

Psalm 19:7-9 The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple...

Deuteronomy 4:8,45 And what nation is there so great, that has statutes and judgments so righteous as all this law, which I set before you this day...

righteous. Heb. righteousness
faithful. Heb. faithfulness

Psalm 119:75 I know, O LORD, that your judgments are right, and that you in faithfulness have afflicted me.

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
Psalm 19:7
The law of the LORD is perfect, refreshing the soul. The statutes of the LORD are trustworthy, making wise the simple.

Psalm 19:9
The fear of the LORD is pure, enduring forever. The decrees of the LORD are firm, and all of them are righteous.

Psalm 119:75
I know, LORD, that your laws are righteous, and that in faithfulness you have afflicted me.

Psalm 119:86
All your commands are trustworthy; help me, for I am being persecuted without cause.

Psalm 119:90
Your faithfulness continues through all generations; you established the earth, and it endures.

Psalm 119:144
Your statutes are always righteous; give me understanding that I may live.

Psalm 119:172
May my tongue sing of your word, for all your commands are righteous.

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