Psalm 119:152
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New International Version
Long ago I learned from your statutes that you established them to last forever.

King James Bible
Concerning thy testimonies, I have known of old that thou hast founded them for ever.

Darby Bible Translation
From thy testimonies, I have known of old that thou hast founded them for ever.

World English Bible
Of old I have known from your testimonies, that you have founded them forever. RESH

Young's Literal Translation
Of old I have known Thy testimonies, That to the age Thou hast founded them!

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Concerning thy testimonies, I have known of old - קדם ידעתי kedem yedati, "Long ago I have known concerning thy testimonies." Thou hast designed that thy testimonies should bear reference to, and evidence of, those glorious things which thou hast provided for the salvation of men; and that this should be an everlasting testimony. They continue, and Christ is come.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

thy testimonies

Psalm 119:144,160 The righteousness of your testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live...

Psalm 89:34-37 My covenant will I not break, nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lips...

Psalm 111:7,8 The works of his hands are verity and judgment; all his commandments are sure...

Ecclesiastes 3:14 I know that, whatever God does, it shall be for ever: nothing can be put to it, nor any thing taken from it: and God does it...

Luke 21:33 Heaven and earth shall pass away: but my words shall not pass away.

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
Luke 21:33
Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.

Psalm 11:3
When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do?"

Psalm 119:89
Your word, LORD, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens.

Psalm 119:125
I am your servant; give me discernment that I may understand your statutes.

Psalm 119:160
All your words are true; all your righteous laws are eternal.

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