New Living Translation
I am always overwhelmed with a desire for your regulations.
King James Bible
My soul breaketh for the longing that it hath unto thy judgments at all times.
Darby Bible Translation
My soul breaketh for longing after thy judgments at all times.
World English Bible
My soul is consumed with longing for your ordinances at all times.
Young's Literal Translation
Broken hath my soul for desire Unto Thy judgments at all times.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
119:20 Breaketh - Faints, as it frequently does, when a thing vehemently desired is delayed. Judgments - To a more sound knowledge and serious practice of them.
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For the choir director: A psalm of the descendants of Korah. As the deer longs for streams of water, so I long for you, O God.
I thirst for God, the living God. When can I go and stand before him?
A psalm of David, regarding a time when David was in the wilderness of Judah. O God, you are my God; I earnestly search for you. My soul thirsts for you; my whole body longs for you in this parched and weary land where there is no water.
I long, yes, I faint with longing to enter the courts of the LORD. With my whole being, body and soul, I will shout joyfully to the living God.
I long to obey your commandments! Renew my life with your goodness.
I pant with expectation, longing for your commands.
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