Psalm 119:8
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New International Version
I will obey your decrees; do not utterly forsake me.

King James Bible
I will keep thy statutes: O forsake me not utterly.

Darby Bible Translation
I will keep thy statutes: forsake me not utterly.

World English Bible
I will observe your statutes. Don't utterly forsake me. BET

Young's Literal Translation
Thy statutes I keep, leave me not utterly!

Psalm 119:8 Parallel
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

O forsake me not utterly - עד מאד ad meod, "to utter dereliction;" never leave me to my own strength, nor to my own heart!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I will

Psalm 119:16,106,115 I will delight myself in your statutes: I will not forget your word...

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

O forsake

Psalm 119:116,117,176 Uphold me according to your word, that I may live: and let me not be ashamed of my hope...

Psalm 38:21,22 Forsake me not, O LORD: O my God, be not far from me...

Psalm 51:11 Cast me not away from your presence; and take not your holy spirit from me.

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

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 38:21
LORD, do not forsake me; do not be far from me, my God.

Psalm 71:9
Do not cast me away when I am old; do not forsake me when my strength is gone.

Psalm 71:18
Even when I am old and gray, do not forsake me, my God, till I declare your power to the next generation, your mighty acts to all who are to come.

Psalm 138:8
The LORD will vindicate me; your love, LORD, endures forever-- do not abandon the works of your hands.

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