Psalm 119:89
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New International Version
Your word, LORD, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens.

King James Bible
LAMED. For ever, O LORD, thy word is settled in heaven.

Darby Bible Translation
LAMED. For ever, O Jehovah, thy word is settled in the heavens.

World English Bible
Yahweh, your word is settled in heaven forever.

Young's Literal Translation
Lamed. To the age, O Jehovah, Thy word is set up in the heavens.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

For ever, O Lord, thy word is settled in heaven - Thy purposes are all settled above, and they shall all be fulfilled below.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Psalm 119:152,160 Concerning your testimonies, I have known of old that you have founded them for ever...

Psalm 89:2 For I have said, Mercy shall be built up for ever: your faithfulness shall you establish in the very heavens.

Matthew 5:18 For truly I say to you, Till heaven and earth pass, one stroke or one pronunciation mark shall in no wise pass from the law...

Matthew 24:34,35 Truly I say to you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled...

1 Peter 1:25 But the word of the Lord endures for ever. And this is the word which by the gospel is preached to you.

2 Peter 3:13 Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwells righteousness.

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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
Matthew 24:35
Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.

1 Peter 1:25
but the word of the Lord endures forever." And this is the word that was preached to you.

Psalm 89:2
I will declare that your love stands firm forever, that you have established your faithfulness in heaven itself.

Psalm 119:88
In your unfailing love preserve my life, that I may obey the statutes of your mouth.

Psalm 119:152
Long ago I learned from your statutes that you established them to last forever.

Psalm 119:160
All your words are true; all your righteous laws are eternal.

Isaiah 40:8
The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever."

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