Psalm 143:5
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New International Version
I remember the days of long ago; I meditate on all your works and consider what your hands have done.

King James Bible
I remember the days of old; I meditate on all thy works; I muse on the work of thy hands.

Darby Bible Translation
I remember the days of old: I meditate on all thy doing; I muse on the work of thy hands.

World English Bible
I remember the days of old. I meditate on all your doings. I contemplate the work of your hands.

Young's Literal Translation
I have remembered days of old, I have meditated on all Thine acts, On the work of Thy hand I muse.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

I remember the days of old - Thou hast often helped me, often delivered me. I will therefore trust in thee, for thy mercy is not clean gone from me.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Psalm 42:6 O my God, my soul is cast down within me: therefore will I remember you from the land of Jordan, and of the Hermonites...

Psalm 77:5,6,10-12 I have considered the days of old, the years of ancient times...

Psalm 111:4 He has made his wonderful works to be remembered: the LORD is gracious and full of compassion.

Deuteronomy 8:2,3 And you shall remember all the way which the LORD your God led you these forty years in the wilderness, to humble you, and to prove you...

1 Samuel 17:34-37,45-50 And David said to Saul, Your servant kept his father's sheep, and there came a lion, and a bear, and took a lamb out of the flock...

Isaiah 63:7-14 I will mention the loving kindnesses of the LORD, and the praises of the LORD, according to all that the LORD has bestowed on us...

Micah 6:5 O my people, remember now what Balak king of Moab consulted, and what Balaam the son of Beor answered him from Shittim to Gilgal...

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The Prayer of Prayers
'Teach me to do Thy will; for Thou art my God! Thy spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness.'--PSALM cxliii. 10. These two clauses mean substantially the same thing. The Psalmist's longings are expressed in the first of them in plain words, and in the second in a figure. 'To do God's will' is to be in 'the land of uprightness.' That phrase, in its literal application, means a stretch of level country, and hence is naturally employed as an emblem of a moral or religious condition. A life
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Tell Me, O Thou whom My Soul Loveth, Where Thou Feedest, Where Thou Reposest at Midday, Lest I Should Begin to Wander after the Flocks of Thy Companions.
O Thou whom my soul loveth! exclaims this poor affianced one, thus obliged to leave the sweet employment within, to be engaged about external matters of the lowest description; O Thou, whom I love so much the more as I find my love more thwarted; ah, show me where Thou feedest Thy flocks, and with what food Thou satisfiest the souls that are so blessed as to be under Thy care! We know that when Thou wert upon earth, Thy meat and drink was to do the will of Thy Father (John iv. 34), and now Thy meat
Madame Guyon—Song of Songs of Solomon

Of Prayer --A Perpetual Exercise of Faith. The Daily Benefits Derived from It.
1. A general summary of what is contained in the previous part of the work. A transition to the doctrine of prayer. Its connection with the subject of faith. 2. Prayer defined. Its necessity and use. 3. Objection, that prayer seems useless, because God already knows our wants. Answer, from the institution and end of prayer. Confirmation by example. Its necessity and propriety. Perpetually reminds us of our duty, and leads to meditation on divine providence. Conclusion. Prayer a most useful exercise.
John Calvin—The Institutes of the Christian Religion

The Work of Jesus Christ as an Advocate,
CLEARLY EXPLAINED, AND LARGELY IMPROVED, FOR THE BENEFIT OF ALL BELIEVERS. 1 John 2:1--"And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous." By JOHN BUNYAN, Author of "The Pilgrim's Progress." London: Printed for Dorman Newman, at the King's Arms, in the Poultry, 1689. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. This is one of the most interesting of Bunyan's treatises, to edit which required the Bible at my right hand, and a law dictionary on my left. It was very frequently republished;
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Cross References
Genesis 24:63
He went out to the field one evening to meditate, and as he looked up, he saw camels approaching.

Psalm 77:5
I thought about the former days, the years of long ago;

Psalm 77:10
Then I thought, "To this I will appeal: the years when the Most High stretched out his right hand.

Psalm 77:11
I will remember the deeds of the LORD; yes, I will remember your miracles of long ago.

Psalm 77:12
I will consider all your works and meditate on all your mighty deeds."

Psalm 92:4
For you make me glad by your deeds, LORD; I sing for joy at what your hands have done.

Psalm 105:2
Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts.

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