New International Version
Your commands are always with me and make me wiser than my enemies.
King James Bible
Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies: for they are ever with me.
Darby Bible Translation
Thy commandments make me wiser than mine enemies; for they are ever with me.
World English Bible
Your commandments make me wiser than my enemies, for your commandments are always with me.
Young's Literal Translation
Than mine enemies Thy command maketh me wiser, For it is before me to the age.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Wiser than mine enemies - Some have thought that this Psalm was composed by Daniel, and that he speaks of himself in these verses. Being instructed by God, he was found to have more knowledge than any of the Chaldeans, magicians, soothsayers, etc., etc.; and his wisdom soon appeared to the whole nation vastly superior to theirs.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
they are ever. Heb. it is ever
LibraryNotes 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 …
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2 Timothy 3:15
and how from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.
Observe them carefully, for this will show your wisdom and understanding to the nations, who will hear about all these decrees and say, "Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people."
The law of the LORD is perfect, refreshing the soul. The statutes of the LORD are trustworthy, making wise the simple.
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow his precepts have good understanding. To him belongs eternal praise.
The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple.
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