Psalm 119:143
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New International Version
Trouble and distress have come upon me, but your commands give me delight.

King James Bible
Trouble and anguish have taken hold on me: yet thy commandments are my delights.

Darby Bible Translation
Trouble and anguish have taken hold upon me: thy commandments are my delights.

World English Bible
Trouble and anguish have taken hold of me. Your commandments are my delight.

Young's Literal Translation
Adversity and distress have found me, Thy commands are my delights.

Psalm 119:143 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Trouble and anguish - I am exercised with various trials from men and devils.

Have taken hold on me - But still I cleave to my God, and am delighted with his law.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

trouble

Psalm 119:107 I am afflicted very much: quicken me, O LORD, according to your word.

Psalm 18:4,5 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the floods of ungodly men made me afraid...

Psalm 88:3 For my soul is full of troubles: and my life draws near to the grave.

Psalm 116:3 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell got hold on me: I found trouble and sorrow.

Psalm 130:1 Out of the depths have I cried to you, O LORD.

Mark 14:33,34 And he takes with him Peter and James and John, and began to be sore amazed, and to be very heavy...

taken hold on me. Heb. found me
yet thy

Psalm 119:16,47,77 I will delight myself in your statutes: I will not forget your word...

Job 23:12 Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.

John 4:34 Jesus said to them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

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

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