Psalm 119:27
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New International Version
Cause me to understand the way of your precepts, that I may meditate on your wonderful deeds.

King James Bible
Make me to understand the way of thy precepts: so shall I talk of thy wondrous works.

Darby Bible Translation
Make me to understand the way of thy precepts, and I will meditate upon thy wondrous works.

World English Bible
Let me understand the teaching of your precepts! Then I will meditate on your wondrous works.

Young's Literal Translation
The way of Thy precepts cause me to understand, And I meditate in Thy wonders.

Psalm 119:27 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

I have declared my ways - ספרתי sipparti, "I have numbered my ways," I have searched them out; I have investigated them. And that he had earnestly prayed for pardon of what was wrong in them, is evident; for he adds, "Thou heardest me."

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

so shall I talk

Psalm 71:17 O God, you have taught me from my youth: and till now have I declared your wondrous works.

Psalm 78:4 We will not hide them from their children, showing to the generation to come the praises of the LORD, and his strength...

Psalm 105:2 Sing to him, sing psalms to him: talk you of all his wondrous works.

Psalm 111:4 He has made his wonderful works to be remembered: the LORD is gracious and full of compassion.

Psalm 145:5,6 I will speak of the glorious honor of your majesty, and of your wondrous works...

Exodus 13:14,15 And it shall be when your son asks you in time to come, saying, What is this? that you shall say to him...

Joshua 4:6,7 That this may be a sign among you, that when your children ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What mean you by these stones...

Acts 2:11 Cretes and Arabians, we do hear them speak in our tongues the wonderful works of God.

Revelation 15:3 And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvelous are your works...

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
Genesis 24:63
He went out to the field one evening to meditate, and as he looked up, he saw camels approaching.

Psalm 71:17
Since my youth, God, you have taught me, and to this day I declare your marvelous deeds.

Psalm 105:2
Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts.

Psalm 119:34
Give me understanding, so that I may keep your law and obey it with all my heart.

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

Psalm 119:144
Your statutes are always righteous; give me understanding that I may live.

Psalm 119:169
May my cry come before you, LORD; give me understanding according to your word.

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