Psalm 119:156
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New International Version
Your compassion, LORD, is great; preserve my life according to your laws.

King James Bible
Great are thy tender mercies, O LORD: quicken me according to thy judgments.

Darby Bible Translation
Many are thy tender mercies, O Jehovah; quicken me according to thy judgments.

World English Bible
Great are your tender mercies, Yahweh. Revive me according to your ordinances.

Young's Literal Translation
Thy mercies are many, O Jehovah, According to Thy judgments quicken me.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Great are thy tender mercies - They are רבים rabbim, multitudes. They extend to all the wretchednesses of all men.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

great. Heb. many
are they

Psalm 51:1 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your loving kindness...

Psalm 86:5,13,15 For you, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy to all them that call on you...

1 Chronicles 21:13 And David said to Gad, I am in a great strait: let me fall now into the hand of the LORD; for very great are his mercies...

Isaiah 55:7 Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return to the LORD, and he will have mercy on him...

Isaiah 63:7 I will mention the loving kindnesses of the LORD, and the praises of the LORD, according to all that the LORD has bestowed on us...


Psalm 119:149 Hear my voice according to your loving kindness: O LORD, quicken me according to your judgment.

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
2 Samuel 24:14
David said to Gad, "I am in deep distress. Let us fall into the hands of the LORD, for his mercy is great; but do not let me fall into human hands."

Psalm 119:157
Many are the foes who persecute me, but I have not turned from your statutes.

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