New American Standard Bible
All Your commandments are faithful; They have persecuted me with a lie; help me!
King James Bible
All thy commandments are faithful: they persecute me wrongfully; help thou me.
Darby Bible Translation
All thy commandments are faithfulness. They persecute me wrongfully: help thou me.
World English Bible
All of your commandments are faithful. They persecute me wrongfully. Help me!
Young's Literal Translation
All Thy commands are faithfulness, With falsehood they have pursued me, Help Thou me.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
All thy commandments are faithful - Margin, "faithfulness." The idea in the Hebrew is that they are worthy to be relied on. They are founded in truth, and they should secure our confidence.
They persecute me wrongfully ... - Hebrew, a "lie, "or "falsehood." That is, There is a "lie" or "falsehood" at the foundation of their persecutions. Those persecutions are not based on any just views of what I am, or of the treatment which I ought to receive at the hand of my fellow-men. They charge on me tilings which are not true, and they act accordingly. See the notes at Psalm 119:78.
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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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Do not let those who are wrongfully my enemies rejoice over me; Nor let those who hate me without cause wink maliciously.
Help me, O LORD my God; Save me according to Your lovingkindness.
May the arrogant be ashamed, for they subvert me with a lie; But I shall meditate on Your precepts.
You have commanded Your testimonies in righteousness And exceeding faithfulness.
Many are my persecutors and my adversaries, Yet I do not turn aside from Your testimonies.
Princes persecute me without cause, But my heart stands in awe of Your words.
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