Psalm 119:151
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New International Version
Yet you are near, LORD, and all your commands are true.

King James Bible
Thou art near, O LORD; and all thy commandments are truth.

Darby Bible Translation
Thou, Jehovah, art near, and all thy commandments are truth.

World English Bible
You are near, Yahweh. All your commandments are truth.

Young's Literal Translation
Near art Thou, O Jehovah, And all Thy commands are truth.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Thou art near - As they are near to destroy, so art thou near to save. When the enemy comes in as a flood, the Spirit of the Lord lifts up a standard against him.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Psalm 46:1 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

Psalm 75:1 To you, O God, do we give thanks, to you do we give thanks: for that your name is near your wondrous works declare.

Psalm 139:2 You know my sitting down and my rising up, you understand my thought afar off.

Psalm 145:18 The LORD is near to all them that call on him, to all that call on him in truth.

Deuteronomy 4:7 For what nation is there so great, who has God so near to them, as the LORD our God is in all things that we call on him for?

Matthew 1:23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is...

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Psalm 119:138,142 Your testimonies that you have commanded are righteous and very faithful...

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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 34:18
The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

Psalm 119:142
Your righteousness is everlasting and your law is true.

Psalm 119:150
Those who devise wicked schemes are near, but they are far from your law.

Psalm 145:18
The LORD is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.

Isaiah 50:8
He who vindicates me is near. Who then will bring charges against me? Let us face each other! Who is my accuser? Let him confront me!

Isaiah 58:2
For day after day they seek me out; they seem eager to know my ways, as if they were a nation that does what is right and has not forsaken the commands of its God. They ask me for just decisions and seem eager for God to come near them.

Malachi 2:6
True instruction was in his mouth and nothing false was found on his lips. He walked with me in peace and uprightness, and turned many from sin.

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