Psalm 119:155
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New International Version
Salvation is far from the wicked, for they do not seek out your decrees.

King James Bible
Salvation is far from the wicked: for they seek not thy statutes.

Darby Bible Translation
Salvation is far from the wicked; for they seek not thy statutes.

World English Bible
Salvation is far from the wicked, for they don't seek your statutes.

Young's Literal Translation
Far from the wicked is salvation, For Thy statutes they have not sought.

Psalm 119:155 Parallel
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Salvation is far from the wicked - There is no hope of their conversion.

For they seek not thy statutes - And they who do not seek, shall not find.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Psalm 18:27 For you will save the afflicted people; but will bring down high looks.

Job 5:4 His children are far from safety, and they are crushed in the gate, neither is there any to deliver them.

Isaiah 46:12 Listen to me, you stouthearted, that are far from righteousness:

Isaiah 57:19 I create the fruit of the lips; Peace, peace to him that is far off, and to him that is near, said the LORD; and I will heal him.

Ephesians 2:17,18 And came and preached peace to you which were afar off, and to them that were near...

for they

Psalm 10:4 The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts.

Job 21:14,15 Therefore they say to God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of your ways...

Proverbs 1:7 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Luke 16:24 And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water...

Romans 3:11 There is none that understands, there is none that seeks after God.

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
Job 5:4
His children are far from safety, crushed in court without a defender.

Psalm 73:27
Those who are far from you will perish; you destroy all who are unfaithful to you.

Psalm 119:45
I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts.

Psalm 119:94
Save me, for I am yours; I have sought out your precepts.

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