New Living Translation
Even perfection has its limits, but your commands have no limit.
King James Bible
I have seen an end of all perfection: but thy commandment is exceeding broad.
Darby Bible Translation
I have seen an end of all perfection: thy commandment is exceeding broad.
World English Bible
I have seen a limit to all perfection, but your commands are boundless. MEM
Young's Literal Translation
Of all perfection I have seen an end, Broad is Thy command -- exceedingly!
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
119:96 Perfection - Of the greatest and most perfect enjoyments in this world. Commandment - Thy word; one part of it being put for the whole. Broad - Or, large, both for extent, and for continuance: it is useful to all persons: it is of everlasting truth and efficacy; it will never deceive those who trust to it, as all worldly things will, but will make men happy both here and for ever.
LibraryInward Witness to the Truth of the Gospel.
"I have more understanding than my teachers, for Thy testimonies are my study; I am wiser than the aged, because I keep Thy commandments."--Psalm cxix. 99, 100. In these words the Psalmist declares, that in consequence of having obeyed God's commandments he had obtained more wisdom and understanding than those who had first enlightened his ignorance, and were once more enlightened than he. As if he said, "When I was a child, I was instructed in religious knowledge by kind and pious friends, who …
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Though the wicked hide along the way to kill me, I will quietly keep my mind on your laws.
Oh, how I love your instructions! I think about them all day long.
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