New American Standard Bible
You have commanded Your testimonies in righteousness And exceeding faithfulness.
King James Bible
Thy testimonies that thou hast commanded are righteous and very faithful.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou hast commanded thy testimonies in righteousness and exceeding faithfulness.
World English Bible
You have commanded your statutes in righteousness. They are fully trustworthy.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou hast appointed Thy testimonies, Righteous and exceeding faithful,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Thy testimonies that thou hast commanded - Thy law, considered as a testimony as to what is right and best.
Are righteous and very faithful - Margin, as in Hebrew, "righteousness and faithfulness." They are "so" righteous, and so deserving of confidence - so certain to be accomplished, and so worthy to be trusted in - that they may be spoken of as "righteousness" and "fidelity" of the most perfect kind; the very essence of that which is right.
LibraryA Cleansed Way
Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed thereto according to Thy word.'--PSALM cxix. 9. There are many questions about the future with which it is natural for you young people to occupy yourselves; but I am afraid that the most of you ask more anxiously 'How shall I make my way?' than 'How shall I cleanse it?' It is needful carefully to ponder the questions: 'How shall I get on in the world--be happy, fortunate?' and the like, and I suppose that that is the consideration …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
May the Fourth a Healthy Palate
The Christian Described
Excursus on the Choir Offices of the Early Church.
The law of the LORD is perfect, restoring the soul; The testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.
The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever; The judgments of the LORD are true; they are righteous altogether.
I know, O LORD, that Your judgments are righteous, And that in faithfulness You have afflicted me.
All Your commandments are faithful; They have persecuted me with a lie; help me!
Your faithfulness continues throughout all generations; You established the earth, and it stands.
Your testimonies are righteous forever; Give me understanding that I may live. Qoph.
Let my tongue sing of Your word, For all Your commandments are righteousness.
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