Psalm 119:77
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Let your compassion come to me that I may live, for your law is my delight.

King James Bible
Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live: for thy law is my delight.

Darby Bible Translation
Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live; for thy law is my delight.

World English Bible
Let your tender mercies come to me, that I may live; for your law is my delight.

Young's Literal Translation
Meet me do Thy mercies, and I live, For Thy law is my delight.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Let thy tender mercies - רחמיך rachameycha, thy fatherly and affectionate feelings.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

thy tender

Psalm 119:42 So shall I have with which to answer him that reproaches me: for I trust in your word.

Psalm 51:1-3 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your loving kindness...

Lamentations 3:22,23 It is of the LORD's mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not...

Daniel 9:18 O my God, incline your ear, and hear; open your eyes, and behold our desolations, and the city which is called by your name...

for thy

Psalm 119:24,47,174 Your testimonies also are my delight and my counsellors...

Psalm 1:2 But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law does he meditate day and night.

Hebrews 8:10-12 For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, said the Lord; I will put my laws into their mind...

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
Psalm 119:16
I delight in your decrees; I will not neglect your word.

Psalm 119:41
May your unfailing love come to me, LORD, your salvation, according to your promise;

Psalm 119:76
May your unfailing love be my comfort, according to your promise to your servant.

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