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

King James Bible
Unless thy law had been my delights, I should then have perished in mine affliction.

Darby Bible Translation
Unless thy law had been my delight, I should then have perished in mine affliction.

World English Bible
Unless your law had been my delight, I would have perished in my affliction.

Young's Literal Translation
Unless Thy law were my delights, Then had I perished in mine affliction.

Psalm 119:92 Parallel
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Unless thy law had been my delights - Had we not had the consolations of religion, we should long ago have died of a broken heart.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

thy law

Psalm 119:24,77,143 Your testimonies also are my delight and my counsellors...

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

I should

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

Psalm 94:18,19 When I said, My foot slips; your mercy, O LORD, held me up...

Proverbs 6:22,23 When you go, it shall lead you; when you sleep, it shall keep you; and when you wake, it shall talk with you...

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 119:50
My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life.

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