Psalm 119:160
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New Living Translation
The very essence of your words is truth; all your just regulations will stand forever.

King James Bible
Thy word is true from the beginning: and every one of thy righteous judgments endureth for ever.

Darby Bible Translation
The sum of thy word is truth, and every righteous judgment of thine is for ever.

World English Bible
All of your words are truth. Every one of your righteous ordinances endures forever. SIN AND SHIN

Young's Literal Translation
The sum of Thy word is truth, And to the age is every judgment of Thy righteousness!

Psalm 119:160 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

119:160 The beginning - From the beginning of the world.

Psalm 119:160 Parallel Commentaries

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Inward Witness to the Truth of the Gospel.
"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
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VIII

A Bottle in the Smoke
First, God's people have their trials--they get put in the smoke; secondly, God's people feel their trials--they "become like a bottle in the smoke;" thirdly, God's people do not forget God's statutes in their trials--"I am become like a bottle in the smoke; yet do I not forget thy statutes." I. GOD'S PEOPLE HAVE THEIR TRIALS. This is an old truth, as old as the everlasting hills, because trials were in the covenant, and certainly the covenant is as old as the eternal mountains. It was never designed
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 2: 1856

The Dryness of Preachers, and the Various Evils which Arise from their Failing to Teach Heart-Prayer --Exhortation to Pastors to Lead People Towards this Form Of
If all those who are working for the conquest of souls sought to win them by the heart, leading them first of all to prayer and to the inner life, they would see many and lasting conversions. But so long as they only address themselves to the outside, and instead of drawing people to Christ by occupying their hearts with Him, they only give them a thousand precepts for outward observances, they will see but little fruit, and that will not be lasting. When once the heart is won, other defects are
Jeanne Marie Bouvières—A Short Method Of Prayer And Spiritual Torrents

Of Deeper Matters, and God's Hidden Judgments which are not to be Inquired Into
"My Son, beware thou dispute not of high matters and of the hidden judgments of God; why this man is thus left, and that man is taken into so great favour; why also this man is so greatly afflicted, and that so highly exalted. These things pass all man's power of judging, neither may any reasoning or disputation have power to search out the divine judgments. When therefore the enemy suggesteth these things to thee, or when any curious people ask such questions, answer with that word of the Prophet,
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ

Cross References
Deuteronomy 4:8
And what great nation has decrees and regulations as righteous and fair as this body of instructions that I am giving you today?

Psalm 19:7
The instructions of the LORD are perfect, reviving the soul. The decrees of the LORD are trustworthy, making wise the simple.

Psalm 111:8
They are forever true, to be obeyed faithfully and with integrity.

Psalm 119:89
Your eternal word, O LORD, stands firm in heaven.

Psalm 119:142
Your justice is eternal, and your instructions are perfectly true.

Psalm 119:152
I have known from my earliest days that your laws will last forever.

Psalm 119:164
I will praise you seven times a day because all your regulations are just.

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