Psalm 119:80
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New International Version
May I wholeheartedly follow your decrees, that I may not be put to shame.

King James Bible
Let my heart be sound in thy statutes; that I be not ashamed.

Darby Bible Translation
Let my heart be perfect in thy statutes, that I be not ashamed.

World English Bible
Let my heart be blameless toward your decrees, that I may not be disappointed. KAF

Young's Literal Translation
My heart is perfect in Thy statutes, So that I am not ashamed.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Let my heart be sound in thy statutes - Let it be perfect - all given up to thee, and all possessed by thee.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Psalm 25:21 Let integrity and uprightness preserve me; for I wait on you.

Psalm 32:2 Blessed is the man to whom the LORD imputes not iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no guile.

Deuteronomy 26:16 This day the LORD your God has commanded you to do these statutes and judgments...

2 Chronicles 12:14 And he did evil, because he prepared not his heart to seek the LORD.

2 Chronicles 15:17 But the high places were not taken away out of Israel: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect all his days.

2 Chronicles 25:2 And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, but not with a perfect heart.

2 Chronicles 31:20,21 And thus did Hezekiah throughout all Judah, and worked that which was good and right and truth before the LORD his God...

Proverbs 4:23 Keep your heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.

Ezekiel 11:9 And I will bring you out of the middle thereof, and deliver you into the hands of strangers, and will execute judgments among you.

John 1:47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and said of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!

2 Corinthians 1:12 For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom...

that I be

Psalm 119:6 Then shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect to all your commandments.

Psalm 25:2,3 O my God, I trust in you: let me not be ashamed, let not my enemies triumph over me...

1 John 2:28 And now, little children, abide in him; that, when he shall appear, we may have confidence...

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
1 Kings 15:3
He committed all the sins his father had done before him; his heart was not fully devoted to the LORD his God, as the heart of David his forefather had been.

Psalm 119:1
Blessed are those whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the LORD.

Psalm 119:6
Then I would not be put to shame when I consider all your commands.

Psalm 119:46
I will speak of your statutes before kings and will not be put to shame,

Psalm 119:79
May those who fear you turn to me, those who understand your statutes.

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