New American Standard Bible
The law of his God is in his heart; His steps do not slip.
King James Bible
The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide.
Darby Bible Translation
the law of his God is in his heart; his goings shall not slide.
World English Bible
The law of his God is in his heart. None of his steps shall slide.
Young's Literal Translation
The law of his God is his heart, His steps do not slide.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The law of his God is in his heart - That is, he loves it; he thinks of it; he makes it the inward rule of his conduct: Deuteronomy 6:6; Psalm 40:8 The word "law" here is a general term for the truth of God - for all that he has revealed to guide men. As long as that truth is in the heart; as long as it is the object of love; as long as it is suffered to guide and control us, so long will our words and conduct be right.
None of his steps shall slide - Margin, "goings." The idea is, that his course will be firm and steady. He will not fall into sin, and his life will be prosperous and happy. This is in accordance with the general sentiment in the psalm, that religion tends to promote prosperity, happiness, and length of days on the earth.
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"These words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart.
My steps have held fast to Your paths. My feet have not slipped.
A Psalm of David. Vindicate me, O LORD, for I have walked in my integrity, And I have trusted in the LORD without wavering.
The steps of a man are established by the LORD, And He delights in his way.
I delight to do Your will, O my God; Your Law is within my heart."
Your word I have treasured in my heart, That I may not sin against You.
"Listen to Me, you who know righteousness, A people in whose heart is My law; Do not fear the reproach of man, Nor be dismayed at their revilings.
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