KJV LexiconBefore I was afflicted
to depress literally or figuratively, transitive or intransitive (in various applications, as follows)
I went astray
to stray, i.e. (figuratively) sin (with more or less apology) -- also for that, deceived, err, go astray, sin ignorantly.
but now have I kept
to hedge about (as with thorns), i.e. guard; generally, to protect, attend to, etc.
commandment, speech, word.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
Before I was afflicted I went astray, But now I keep Your word.
King James Bible
Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I keep Your word.
International Standard Version
Before I was humbled, I wandered away, but now I observe your words.
Before I was afflicted I used to stray off, but now I keep your instructions.
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Before I had been humbled, I believed, and I have kept your word.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
Before you made me suffer, I used to wander off, but now I hold on to your word.
King James 2000 Bible
Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept your word.
Psalm 119:67 NIV
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