Psalm 119:173
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New International Version
May your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen your precepts.

King James Bible
Let thine hand help me; for I have chosen thy precepts.

Darby Bible Translation
Let thy hand be for my help; for I have chosen thy precepts.

World English Bible
Let your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen your precepts.

Young's Literal Translation
Thy hand is for a help to me, For Thy commands I have chosen.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Let thine hand help me - Exert thy power in my defense.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

let

Psalm 119:94,117 I am yours, save me: for I have sought your precepts...

Isaiah 41:10-14 Fear you not; for I am with you: be not dismayed; for I am your God: I will strengthen you; yes, I will help you...

Mark 9:24 And straightway the father of the child cried out, and said with tears, Lord, I believe; help you my unbelief.

2 Corinthians 12:9 And he said to me, My grace is sufficient for you: for my strength is made perfect in weakness...

Ephesians 6:10 Finally, my brothers, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.

Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.

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Psalm 119:30,35,40,111 I have chosen the way of truth: your judgments have I laid before me...

Deuteronomy 30:19 I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing...

Joshua 24:15,22 And if it seem evil to you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom you will serve...

1 Kings 3:11,12 And God said to him, Because you have asked this thing, and have not asked for yourself long life...

Proverbs 1:29 For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD:

Luke 10:42 But one thing is needful: and Mary has chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.

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 10:42
but few things are needed--or indeed only one. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her."

Joshua 24:22
Then Joshua said, "You are witnesses against yourselves that you have chosen to serve the LORD." "Yes, we are witnesses," they replied.

Psalm 37:24
though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the LORD upholds him with his hand.

Psalm 73:23
Yet I am always with you; you hold me by my right hand.

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