Psalm 119:99
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New International Version
I have more insight than all my teachers, for I meditate on your statutes.

New Living Translation
Yes, I have more insight than my teachers, for I am always thinking of your laws.

English Standard Version
I have more understanding than all my teachers, for your testimonies are my meditation.

New American Standard Bible
I have more insight than all my teachers, For Your testimonies are my meditation.

King James Bible
I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I have more insight than all my teachers because Your decrees are my meditation.

International Standard Version
I am more insightful than my teachers, because your decrees are my meditations.

NET Bible
I have more insight than all my teachers, for I meditate on your rules.

New Heart English Bible
I have more understanding than all my teachers, for your testimonies are my meditation.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Educate me more than all my teachers because your testimonies have been my meditation.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I have more insight than all my teachers, because your written instructions are in my thoughts.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I have more understanding than all my teachers; For Thy testimonies are my meditation.

New American Standard 1977
I have more insight than all my teachers,
            For Thy testimonies are my meditation.

Jubilee Bible 2000
I have more understanding than all my teachers, for thy testimonies have been my meditation.

King James 2000 Bible
I have more understanding than all my teachers: for your testimonies are my meditation.

American King James Version
I have more understanding than all my teachers: for your testimonies are my meditation.

American Standard Version
I have more understanding than all my teachers; For thy testimonies are my meditation.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I have understood more than all my teachers: because thy testimonies are my meditation.

Darby Bible Translation
I have more understanding than all my teachers; for thy testimonies are my meditation.

English Revised Version
I have more understanding than all my teachers; for thy testimonies are my meditation.

Webster's Bible Translation
I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation.

World English Bible
I have more understanding than all my teachers, for your testimonies are my meditation.

Young's Literal Translation
Above all my teachers I have acted wisely. For Thy testimonies are my meditation.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
119:97-104 What we love, we love to think of. All true wisdom is from God. A good man carries his Bible with him, if not in his hands, yet in his head and in his heart. By meditation on God's testimonies we understand more than our teachers, when we understand our own hearts. The written word is a more sure guide to heaven, than all the fathers, the teachers, and ancients of the church. We cannot, with any comfort or boldness, attend God in holy duties, while under guilt, or in any by-way. It was Divine grace in his heart, that enabled the psalmist to receive these instructions. The soul has its tastes as well as the body. Our relish for the word of God will be greatest, when that for the world and the flesh is least. The way of sin is a wrong way; and the more understanding we get by the precepts of God, the more rooted will be our hatred of sin; and the more ready we are in the Scriptures, the better furnished we are with answers to temptation.
Study Bible
Thy Word
98Your commandments make me wiser than my enemies, For they are ever mine. 99I have more insight than all my teachers, For Your testimonies are my meditation. 100I understand more than the aged, Because I have observed Your precepts.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 1:16
"Do not consider your maidservant as a worthless woman, for I have spoken until now out of my great concern and provocation."

Psalm 119:15
I will meditate on Your precepts And regard Your ways.
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I have more understanding than all my teachers: for your testimonies are my meditation.

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Jeremiah 8:8,9 How do you say, We are wise, and the law of the LORD is with us? …

Matthew 11:25 At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank you, O Father, Lord …

Matthew 13:11 He answered and said to them, Because it is given to you to know …

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Matthew 23:24 You blind guides, which strain at a gnat, and swallow a camel.

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Psalm 119:24 Your testimonies also are my delight and my counsellors.

2 Timothy 3:15-17 And that from a child you have known the holy scriptures…

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