New American Standard Bible
I sought Your favor with all my heart; Be gracious to me according to Your word.
King James Bible
I intreated thy favour with my whole heart: be merciful unto me according to thy word.
Darby Bible Translation
I have sought thy favour with my whole heart: be gracious unto me according to thy �word.
World English Bible
I sought your favor with my whole heart. Be merciful to me according to your word.
Young's Literal Translation
I appeased Thy face with the whole heart, Favour me according to Thy saying.
Psalm 119:58 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
I entreated thy favor - Margin, as in Hebrew, "face." That is, he prayed that God would lift upon him the light of his countenance; that he would not avert his face from him in anger.
Be merciful unto me according to thy word - See the notes at Psalm 119:41.
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 …
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1 Kings 13:6
The king said to the man of God, "Please entreat the LORD your God, and pray for me, that my hand may be restored to me." So the man of God entreated the LORD, and the king's hand was restored to him, and it became as it was before.
As for me, I said, "O LORD, be gracious to me; Heal my soul, for I have sinned against You."
For the choir director; according to Jonath elem rehokim. A Mikhtam of David, when the Philistines seized him in Gath. Be gracious to me, O God, for man has trampled upon me; Fighting all day long he oppresses me.
For the choir director; set to Al-tashheth. A Mikhtam of David, when he fled from Saul in the cave. Be gracious to me, O God, be gracious to me, For my soul takes refuge in You; And in the shadow of Your wings I will take refuge Until destruction passes by.
How blessed are those who observe His testimonies, Who seek Him with all their heart.
May Your lovingkindnesses also come to me, O LORD, Your salvation according to Your word;
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