New Living Translation
How can a young person stay pure? By obeying your word.
King James Bible
BETH. Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word.
Darby Bible Translation
BETH. Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his path? by taking heed according to thy word.
World English Bible
How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word.
Young's Literal Translation
Beth. With what doth a young man purify his path? To observe -- according to Thy word.
Psalm 119:9 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
119:9 A young man - Or, any man. But he names the young man, because such are commonly void of wisdom and experience, and exposed to many and great temptations. Cleanse - Purge himself from all filthiness of flesh and spirit.
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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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1 Kings 2:4
If you do this, then the LORD will keep the promise he made to me. He told me, 'If your descendants live as they should and follow me faithfully with all their heart and soul, one of them will always sit on the throne of Israel.'
1 Kings 8:25
"And now, O LORD, God of Israel, carry out the additional promise you made to your servant David, my father. For you said to him, 'If your descendants guard their behavior and faithfully follow me as you have done, one of them will always sit on the throne of Israel.'
2 Chronicles 6:16
"And now, O LORD, God of Israel, carry out the additional promise you made to your servant David, my father. For you said to him, 'If your descendants guard their behavior and faithfully follow my Law as you have done, one of them will always sit on the throne of Israel.'
I have followed your commands, which keep me from following cruel and evil people.
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