New Living Translation
I reflect at night on who you are, O LORD; therefore, I obey your instructions.
King James Bible
I have remembered thy name, O LORD, in the night, and have kept thy law.
Darby Bible Translation
I have remembered thy name, O Jehovah, in the night, and have kept thy law.
World English Bible
I have remembered your name, Yahweh, in the night, and I obey your law.
Young's Literal Translation
I have remembered in the night Thy name, O Jehovah, And I do keep Thy law.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
119:55 Thy name - Thy holy nature and attributes, thy blessed word, and thy wonderful works. In the night - When darkness causes fear in others, I took pleasure in remembering thee; and when others gave themselves up to sleep, my thoughts and affections were working towards thee.
LibraryInward 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 …
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Around midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening.
But each day the LORD pours his unfailing love upon me, and through each night I sing his songs, praying to God who gives me life.
I lie awake thinking of you, meditating on you through the night.
It is good to proclaim your unfailing love in the morning, your faithfulness in the evening,
I rise at midnight to thank you for your just regulations.
I pray with all my heart; answer me, LORD! I will obey your decrees.
Don't let the excitement of youth cause you to forget your Creator. Honor him in your youth before you grow old and say, "Life is not pleasant anymore."
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