Psalm 119:48
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New International Version
I reach out for your commands, which I love, that I may meditate on your decrees.

King James Bible
My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandments, which I have loved; and I will meditate in thy statutes.

Darby Bible Translation
And I will lift up my hands unto thy commandments, which I have loved, and I will meditate in thy statutes.

World English Bible
I reach out my hands for your commandments, which I love. I will meditate on your statutes. ZAYIN

Young's Literal Translation
And I lift up my hands unto Thy commands, That I have loved, And I do meditate on Thy statutes!

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

My hands also will I lift up - I will present every victim and sacrifice which the law requires. I will make prayer and supplication before thee, lifting up holy hands without wrath and doubting.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

hands

Psalm 10:12 Arise, O LORD; O God, lift up your hand: forget not the humble.

Ezekiel 44:12 Because they ministered to them before their idols, and caused the house of Israel to fall into iniquity...

Micah 5:9 Your hand shall be lifted up on your adversaries, and all your enemies shall be cut off.

unto thy

Matthew 7:21 Not every one that said to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven...

John 13:17 If you know these things, happy are you if you do them.

John 15:14 You are my friends, if you do whatever I command you.

James 1:22-25 But be you doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves...

and I will

Psalm 119:15 I will meditate in your precepts, and have respect to your ways.

Psalm 1:2 But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law does he meditate day and night.

Library
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 119:15
I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways.

Psalm 119:49
Remember your word to your servant, for you have given me hope.

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

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

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