Psalm 119:24
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New International Version
Your statutes are my delight; they are my counselors.

King James Bible
Thy testimonies also are my delight and my counsellers.

Darby Bible Translation
Thy testimonies also are my delight [and] my counsellors.

World English Bible
Indeed your statutes are my delight, and my counselors. DALED

Young's Literal Translation
Thy testimonies also are my delight, The men of my counsel!

Psalm 119:24 Parallel
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Thy testimonies also are - my counsellors - אנשי עצתי anshey atsathi, "the men of my counsel." I sit with them; and I consider every testimony thou hast given as a particular counsellor; one whose advice I especially need.

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Psalm 119:16,77,92,143,162 I will delight myself in your statutes: I will not forget your word...

Job 27:10 Will he delight himself in the Almighty? will he always call on God?

Jeremiah 6:10 To whom shall I speak, and give warning, that they may hear? behold, their ear is uncircumcised, and they cannot listen: behold...

my counsellors. Heb. men of my counsel

Psalm 119:97-100,104,105 O how I love your law! it is my meditation all the day...

Psalm 19:11 Moreover by them is your servant warned: and in keeping of them there is great reward.

Deuteronomy 17:18-20 And it shall be, when he sits on the throne of his kingdom...

Joshua 1:8 This book of the law shall not depart out of your mouth; but you shall meditate therein day and night...

Proverbs 6:20-23 My son, keep your father's commandment, and forsake not the law of your mother...

Isaiah 8:20 To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.

Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs...

2 Timothy 3:15-17 And that from a child you have known the holy scriptures...

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 119:16
I delight in your decrees; I will not neglect your word.

Psalm 119:143
Trouble and distress have come upon me, but your commands give me delight.

Psalm 119:174
I long for your salvation, LORD, and your law gives me delight.

Proverbs 23:26
My son, give me your heart and let your eyes delight in my ways,

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