Psalm 119:166
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New International Version
I wait for your salvation, LORD, and I follow your commands.

King James Bible
LORD, I have hoped for thy salvation, and done thy commandments.

Darby Bible Translation
I have hoped for thy salvation, O Jehovah, and have done thy commandments.

World English Bible
I have hoped for your salvation, Yahweh. I have done your commandments.

Young's Literal Translation
I have waited for Thy salvation, O Jehovah, And Thy commands I have done.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Lord, I have hoped - Thou hast promised deliverance, and I have expected it on the ground of that promise.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Psalm 119:81,174 My soul faints for your salvation: but I hope in your word...

Psalm 130:5-7 I wait for the LORD, my soul does wait, and in his word do I hope...

Genesis 49:18 I have waited for your salvation, O LORD.

and done

Psalm 4:5 Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your trust in the LORD.

Psalm 24:3-5 Who shall ascend into the hill of the LORD? or who shall stand in his holy place...

Psalm 50:23 Whoever offers praise glorifies me: and to him that orders his conversation aright will I show the salvation of God.

John 7:17 If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.

1 John 2:3,4 And hereby we do know that we know him, if we keep his commandments...

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 2:30
For my eyes have seen your salvation,

Genesis 49:18
"I look for your deliverance, LORD.

Psalm 119:81
My soul faints with longing for your salvation, but I have put my hope in your word.

Psalm 119:174
I long for your salvation, LORD, and your law gives me delight.

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