Psalm 119:120
New International Version
My flesh trembles in fear of you; I stand in awe of your laws.

New Living Translation
I tremble in fear of you; I stand in awe of your regulations. Ayin

English Standard Version
My flesh trembles for fear of you, and I am afraid of your judgments.

Berean Study Bible
My flesh trembles in awe of You; I stand in fear of Your judgments.

King James Bible
My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.

New King James Version
My flesh trembles for fear of You, And I am afraid of Your judgments.

New American Standard Bible
My flesh trembles from the fear of You, And I am afraid of Your judgments.

NASB 1995
My flesh trembles for fear of You, And I am afraid of Your judgments. Ayin.

NASB 1977
My flesh trembles for fear of Thee, And I am afraid of Thy judgments.

Amplified Bible
My flesh trembles in [reverent] fear of You, And I am afraid and in awe of Your judgments.

Christian Standard Bible
I tremble in awe of you; I fear your judgments.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I tremble in awe of You; I fear Your judgments.

American Standard Version
My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; And I am afraid of thy judgments.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Order my flesh by your awe and I am in awe of your judgments.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Penetrate my flesh with thy fear; for I am afraid of thy judgments.

Contemporary English Version
I tremble all over when I think of you and the way you judge.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Pierce thou my flesh with thy fear: for I am afraid of thy judgments.

English Revised Version
My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.

Good News Translation
Because of you I am afraid; I am filled with fear because of your judgments.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
My body shudders in fear of you, and I am afraid of your regulations.

International Standard Version
My flesh trembles out of fear of you, and I am in awe of your judgments.

JPS Tanakh 1917
My flesh shuddereth for fear of Thee; And I am afraid of Thy judgments.

Literal Standard Version
My flesh has trembled from Your fear, And I have been afraid from Your judgments!

NET Bible
My body trembles because I fear you; I am afraid of your judgments.

New Heart English Bible
My flesh trembles for fear of you. I am afraid of your judgments.

World English Bible
My flesh trembles for fear of you. I am afraid of your judgments. AYIN

Young's Literal Translation
Trembled from Thy fear hath my flesh, And from Thy judgments I have been afraid!

Additional Translations ...
Context
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
119All the wicked on earth You discard like dross; therefore I love Your testimonies. 120My flesh trembles in awe of You; I stand in fear of Your judgments. 121I have done what is just and right; do not leave me to my oppressors.…

Cross References
2 Samuel 6:9
That day David feared the LORD and asked, "How can the ark of the LORD ever come to me?"

Job 4:14
fear and trembling came over me and made all my bones shudder.

Psalm 2:11
Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling.

Psalm 55:5
Fear and trembling grip me, and horror has overwhelmed me.

Psalm 119:161
Rulers persecute me without cause, but my heart fears only Your word.

Isaiah 66:2
Has not My hand made all these things? And so they came into being," declares the LORD. "This is the one I will esteem: he who is humble and contrite in spirit, who trembles at My word.

Jeremiah 5:22
Do you not fear Me?" declares the LORD. "Do you not tremble before Me, the One who set the sand as the boundary for the sea, an enduring barrier it cannot cross? The waves surge, but they cannot prevail. They roar but cannot cross it.


Treasury of Scripture

My flesh trembles for fear of you; and I am afraid of your judgments.

my flesh

Psalm 119:53
Horror hath taken hold upon me because of the wicked that forsake thy law.

Leviticus 10:1-3
And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took either of them his censer, and put fire therein, and put incense thereon, and offered strange fire before the LORD, which he commanded them not…

1 Samuel 6:20
And the men of Bethshemesh said, Who is able to stand before this holy LORD God? and to whom shall he go up from us?









(120) Trembleth.--The original is far stronger. Better, as in Job 4:15, the hair of my flesh stands up. So Symmachus.

Verse 120. - My flesh trembleth for fear of thee (comp. Isaiah 6:5; Jeremiah 23:9; Habakkuk 3:16), And I am afraid of thy judgments. Thy "judgments" upon the wicked cause me to shudder with fear.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
My flesh
בְשָׂרִ֑י (ḇə·śā·rî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 1320: Flesh, body, person, the pudenda of a, man

trembles
סָמַ֣ר (sā·mar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5568: To be erect, bristle as hair

in awe of You;
מִפַּחְדְּךָ֣ (mip·paḥ·də·ḵā)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 6343: A, alarm

I stand in fear
יָרֵֽאתִי׃ (yā·rê·ṯî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3372: To fear, to revere, caus, to frighten

of Your judgments.
וּֽמִמִּשְׁפָּטֶ֥יךָ (ū·mim·miš·pā·ṭe·ḵā)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-m | Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 4941: A verdict, a sentence, formal decree, divine law, penalty, justice, privilege, style


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