Psalm 119:38
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New International Version
Fulfill your promise to your servant, so that you may be feared.

King James Bible
Stablish thy word unto thy servant, who is devoted to thy fear.

Darby Bible Translation
Establish thy word unto thy servant, who is [devoted] to thy fear.

World English Bible
Fulfill your promise to your servant, that you may be feared.

Young's Literal Translation
Establish to Thy servant Thy saying, That is concerning Thy fear.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Stablish thy word - Fulfil the promises thou hast made to me.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Psalm 119:49 Remember the word to your servant, on which you have caused me to hope.

2 Samuel 7:25-29 And now, O LORD God, the word that you have spoken concerning your servant, and concerning his house, establish it for ever...

2 Corinthians 1:20 For all the promises of God in him are yes, and in him Amen, to the glory of God by us.

who is devoted

Psalm 103:11,13,17 For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him...

Psalm 145:19 He will fulfill the desire of them that fear him: he also will hear their cry, and will save them.

Psalm 147:11 The LORD takes pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.

Jeremiah 32:39-41 And I will give them one heart, and one way, that they may fear me for ever, for the good of them, and of their children after them...

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
2 Samuel 7:25
"And now, LORD God, keep forever the promise you have made concerning your servant and his house. Do as you promised,

Psalm 119:39
Take away the disgrace I dread, for your laws are good.

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