Psalm 119:88
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New International Version
In your unfailing love preserve my life, that I may obey the statutes of your mouth.

King James Bible
Quicken me after thy lovingkindness; so shall I keep the testimony of thy mouth.

Darby Bible Translation
Quicken me according to thy loving-kindness, and I will keep the testimony of thy mouth.

World English Bible
Preserve my life according to your loving kindness, so I will obey the statutes of your mouth. LAMED

Young's Literal Translation
According to Thy kindness quicken Thou me, And I keep the testimony of Thy mouth!

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Quicken me - Make and keep me alive.

So shall I keep - Without the spiritual life there is no obedience; we must therefore rise from the dead, and be quickened by the Spirit of Christ.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Psalm 119:25,40,159 My soul sticks to the dust: quicken you me according to your word...

so shall I

Psalm 119:2,146 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart...

Psalm 25:10 All the paths of the LORD are mercy and truth to such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.

Psalm 78:5 For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers...

Psalm 132:12 If your children will keep my covenant and my testimony that I shall teach 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
Psalm 119:87
They almost wiped me from the earth, but I have not forsaken your precepts.

Psalm 119:89
Your word, LORD, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens.

Psalm 119:124
Deal with your servant according to your love and teach me your decrees.

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