Psalm 119:142
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Your righteousness is everlasting and your law is true.

King James Bible
Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is the truth.

Darby Bible Translation
Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is truth.

World English Bible
Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness. Your law is truth.

Young's Literal Translation
Thy righteousness is righteousness to the age, And Thy law is truth.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness - The word צדק tsedek is a word of very extensive meaning in the Bible. It signifies, not only God's inherent righteousness and perfection of nature, but also his method of treating others; his plan of redemption; his method of saving others. And the word δικαιοσυνη, which answers to it, in the Septuagint and in the New Testament, is used with the same latitude of meaning, and in the same sense; particularly in that remarkable passage, Romans 3:25-26 (note), where see the notes. Thy merciful method of dealing with sinners and justifying the ungodly will last as long as the earth lasts; and thy law that witnesses this, in all its pages, is the truth.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

thy righteousness. Men, as Bp. Horne observes, may decree wickedness by a law; or they may change their decrees, and with them what is right today may be wrong tomorrow; but the law of God is righteousness, and it is truth, today and for ever.

an everlasting

Psalm 119:144 The righteousness of your testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live.

Psalm 36:6 Your righteousness is like the great mountains; your judgments are a great deep: O LORD, you preserve man and beast.

Isaiah 51:6,8 Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look on the earth beneath: for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke...

Daniel 9:24 Seventy weeks are determined on your people and on your holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins...

2 Thessalonians 1:6-10 Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you...

and thy

Psalm 119:151 You are near, O LORD; and all your commandments are truth.

Psalm 19:9 The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether.

John 17:17 Sanctify them through your truth: your word is truth.

Ephesians 4:21 If so be that you have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus:

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Notes on the First Century:
Page 1. Line 1. An empty book is like an infant's soul.' Here Traherne may possibly have had in his mind a passage in Bishop Earle's "Microcosmography." In delineating the character of a child, Earle says: "His soul is yet a white paper unscribbled with observations of the world, wherewith at length it becomes a blurred note-book," Page 14. Line 25. The entrance of his words. This sentence is from Psalm cxix. 130. Page 15. Last line of Med. 21. "Insatiableness." This word in Traherne's time was often
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations

'Time for Thee to Work'
'It is time for Thee, Lord, to work; for they have made void Thy Law. 127. Therefore I love Thy commandments above gold, yea, above fine gold. 128. Therefore I esteem all Thy precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way.' --PSALM cxix. 126-128. If much that we hear be true, a society to circulate Bibles is a most irrational and wasteful expenditure of energy and money. We cannot ignore the extent and severity of the opposition to the very idea of revelation, even if we would;
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

And in Jeremiah He Thus Declares his Death and Descent into Hell...
And in Jeremiah He thus declares His death and descent into hell, saying: And the Lord the Holy One of Israel, remembered his dead, which aforetime fell asleep in the dust of the earth; and he went down unto them, to bring the tidings of his salvation, to deliver them. [255] In this place He also renders the cause of His death: for His descent into hell was the salvation of them that had passed away. And, again, concerning His cross Isaiah says thus: I have stretched out my hands all the day long
Irenæus—The Demonstration of the Apostolic Preaching

Progress of Reform in Germany
Luther's mysterious disappearance excited consternation throughout all Germany. Inquiries concerning him were heard everywhere. The wildest rumors were circulated, and many believed that he had been murdered. There was great lamentation, not only by his avowed friends, but by thousands who had not openly taken their stand with the Reformation. Many bound themselves by a solemn oath to avenge his death. The Romish leaders saw with terror to what a pitch had risen the feeling against them. Though at
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy

Cross References
Psalm 19:9
The fear of the LORD is pure, enduring forever. The decrees of the LORD are firm, and all of them are righteous.

Psalm 111:3
Glorious and majestic are his deeds, and his righteousness endures forever.

Psalm 119:151
Yet you are near, LORD, and all your commands are true.

Psalm 119:160
All your words are true; all your righteous laws are eternal.

Malachi 2:6
True instruction was in his mouth and nothing false was found on his lips. He walked with me in peace and uprightness, and turned many from sin.

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