New International Version
I delight in your decrees; I will not neglect your word.
King James Bible
I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word.
Darby Bible Translation
I delight myself in thy statutes; I will not forget thy word.
World English Bible
I will delight myself in your statutes. I will not forget your word. GIMEL
Young's Literal Translation
In Thy statutes I delight myself, I do not forget Thy word.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I will delight myself - The word is very emphatical: אשתעשע eshtaasha, I will skip about and jump for joy.
14. He must exult in God's word as his treasure, live in the spirit of obedience as his work, and ever glory in God, who has called him to such a state of salvation.
15. He must never forget what God has done for him, done in him, and promised farther to do; and he must not forget the promises he had made, and the vows of the Lord that are upon him. Any young man who attends to these fifteen particulars will get his impure way cleansed; victory over his sin; and, if he abide faithful to the Lord that bought him, an eternal heaven at last among them that are sanctified.
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LibraryNotes 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 …
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but whose delight is in the law of the LORD, and who meditates on his law day and night.
Praise the LORD. Blessed are those who fear the LORD, who find great delight in his commands.
Your statutes are my delight; they are my counselors.
Direct me in the path of your commands, for there I find delight.
for I delight in your commands because I love them.
Their hearts are callous and unfeeling, but I delight in your law.
Let your compassion come to me that I may live, for your law is my delight.
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