Psalm 119:47
Parallel Verses
New International Version
for I delight in your commands because I love them.

King James Bible
And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I have loved.

Darby Bible Translation
And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I have loved;

World English Bible
I will delight myself in your commandments, because I love them.

Young's Literal Translation
And I delight myself in Thy commands, That I have loved,

Psalm 119:47 Parallel
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Thy commandments, which I have loved - O shame to Christians who feel so little affection to the Gospel of Christ, when we see such cordial, conscientious, and inviolate attachment in a Jew to the laws and ordinances of Moses, that did not afford a thousandth part of the privileges!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I will delight

Psalm 119:16,24 I will delight myself in your statutes: I will not forget your word...

Psalm 112:1 Praise you the LORD. Blessed is the man that fears the LORD, that delights greatly in his commandments.

John 4:34 Jesus said to them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

Philippians 2:5 Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:

1 Peter 2:21 For even hereunto were you called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that you should follow his steps:


Psalm 119:48,97,127,140,167,174 My hands also will I lift up to your commandments, which I have loved; and I will meditate in your statutes...

Psalm 19:7-10 The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple...

Job 23:11,12 My foot has held his steps, his way have I kept, and not declined...

Romans 7:12,16,22 Why the law is holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good...

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 119:97
Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long.

Psalm 119:113
I hate double-minded people, but I love your law.

Psalm 119:119
All the wicked of the earth you discard like dross; therefore I love your statutes.

Psalm 119:127
Because I love your commands more than gold, more than pure gold,

Psalm 119:140
Your promises have been thoroughly tested, and your servant loves them.

Psalm 119:159
See how I love your precepts; preserve my life, LORD, in accordance with your love.

Jump to Previous
Commandments Commands Delight Find Love Teachings
Jump to Next
Commandments Commands Delight Find Love Teachings
Psalm 119:47 NIV
Psalm 119:47 NLT
Psalm 119:47 ESV
Psalm 119:47 NASB
Psalm 119:47 KJV

Psalm 119:47 Bible Apps
Psalm 119:47 Biblia Paralela
Psalm 119:47 Chinese Bible
Psalm 119:47 French Bible
Psalm 119:47 German Bible

Psalm 119:47 Commentaries

THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.

Bible Hub
Psalm 119:46
Top of Page
Top of Page