New Living Translation
The teaching of your word gives light, so even the simple can understand.
King James Bible
The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple.
Darby Bible Translation
The entrance of thy words giveth light, giving understanding unto the simple.
World English Bible
The entrance of your words gives light. It gives understanding to the simple.
Young's Literal Translation
The opening of Thy words enlighteneth, Instructing the simple.
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"I have more understanding than my teachers, for Thy testimonies are my study; I am wiser than the aged, because I keep Thy commandments."--Psalm cxix. 99, 100. In these words the Psalmist declares, that in consequence of having obeyed God's commandments he had obtained more wisdom and understanding than those who had first enlightened his ignorance, and were once more enlightened than he. As if he said, "When I was a child, I was instructed in religious knowledge by kind and pious friends, who …
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The instructions of the LORD are perfect, reviving the soul. The decrees of the LORD are trustworthy, making wise the simple.
For my words are wise, and my thoughts are filled with insight.
Your commands make me wiser than my enemies, for they are my constant guide.
Your commandments give me understanding; no wonder I hate every false way of life.
For their command is a lamp and their instruction a light; their corrective discipline is the way to life.
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