Psalm 119:50
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New International Version
My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life.

King James Bible
This is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word hath quickened me.

Darby Bible Translation
This is my comfort in mine affliction; for thy word hath quickened me.

World English Bible
This is my comfort in my affliction, for your word has revived me.

Young's Literal Translation
This is my comfort in mine affliction, That Thy saying hath quickened me.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

This is my comfort - While enduring our harsh captivity, we anticipated our enlargement; and thy word of promise was the means of keeping our souls alive.

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Psalm 27:13 I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.

Psalm 28:7 The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoices...

Psalm 42:8,11 Yet the LORD will command his loving kindness in the day time, and in the night his song shall be with me...

Psalm 94:19 In the multitude of my thoughts within me your comforts delight my soul.

Jeremiah 15:16 Your words were found, and I did eat them; and your word was to me the joy and rejoicing of my heart: for I am called by your name...

Romans 5:3-5 And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation works patience...

Romans 15:4 For whatever things were written aforetime were written for our learning...

Hebrews 6:17-19 Wherein God, willing more abundantly to show to the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel, confirmed it by an oath...

Hebrews 12:11,12 Now no chastening for the present seems to be joyous, but grievous...

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Psalm 119:25 My soul sticks to the dust: quicken you me according to your word.

Ezekiel 37:10 So I prophesied as he commanded me, and the breath came into them, and they lived, and stood up on their feet, an exceeding great army.

John 6:63 It is the spirit that vivifies; the flesh profits nothing: the words that I speak to you, they are spirit, and they are life.

James 1:18 Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of first fruits of his creatures.

1 Peter 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ...

1 Peter 2:2 As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that you may grow thereby:

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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
Romans 15:4
For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope.

Job 6:10
Then I would still have this consolation-- my joy in unrelenting pain-- that I had not denied the words of the Holy One.

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

Psalm 119:92
If your law had not been my delight, I would have perished in my affliction.

Psalm 119:107
I have suffered much; preserve my life, LORD, according to your word.

Psalm 119:153
Look on my suffering and deliver me, for I have not forgotten your law.

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