Psalm 40:8
Modern Translations
New International Version
I desire to do your will, my God; your law is within my heart."

New Living Translation
I take joy in doing your will, my God, for your instructions are written on my heart.”

English Standard Version
I delight to do your will, O my God; your law is within my heart.”

Berean Study Bible
I delight to do Your will, O my God; Your law is within my heart.”

New American Standard Bible
“I delight to do Your will, my God; Your Law is within my heart.”

NASB 1995
I delight to do Your will, O my God; Your Law is within my heart."

NASB 1977
I delight to do Thy will, O my God; Thy Law is within my heart.”

Amplified Bible
“I delight to do Your will, O my God; Your law is within my heart.”

Christian Standard Bible
I delight to do your will, my God, and your instruction is deep within me.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I delight to do Your will, my God; Your instruction lives within me."

Contemporary English Version
'I enjoy pleasing you. Your Law is in my heart.'"

Good News Translation
How I love to do your will, my God! I keep your teaching in my heart."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I am happy to do your will, O my God." Your teachings are deep within me.

International Standard Version
I delight to do your will, my God. Your Law is part of my inner being."

NET Bible
I want to do what pleases you, my God. Your law dominates my thoughts."
Classic Translations
King James Bible
I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart.

New King James Version
I delight to do Your will, O my God, And Your law is within my heart.”

King James 2000 Bible
I delight to do your will, O my God: yea, your law is within my heart.

New Heart English Bible
to do your will, O God, I desired. And your Law is within my heart."

World English Bible
I delight to do your will, my God. Yes, your law is within my heart."

American King James Version
I delight to do your will, O my God: yes, your law is within my heart.

American Standard Version
I delight to do thy will, O my God; Yea, thy law is within my heart.

A Faithful Version
I delight to do Your will, O My God; and Your law is within My heart."

Darby Bible Translation
To do thy good pleasure, my God, is my delight, and thy law is within my heart.

English Revised Version
I delight to do thy will, O my God; yea, thy law is within my heart.

Webster's Bible Translation
I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
I desired to doe thy good will, O my God: yea, thy Lawe is within mine heart.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Then sayde I, lo I am come: in the booke of thy lawe it is written of me that I shoulde fulfyll thy wyll O my God, I am content to do it, yea thy lawe is within the middest of my brest.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
In the begynnynge of the boke it is written of me, that I shulde fulfill thy wil O my God, & that am I contet to do: yee thy lawe is within my hert.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
I have delighted to do Your pleasure, my God, "" And Your law [is] within my heart.”

Young's Literal Translation
To do Thy pleasure, my God, I have delighted, And Thy law is within my heart.

Smith's Literal Translation
To do thine acceptance, O my God, I delighted; and thy law in the midst of my bowels.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
that I should do thy will : O my God, I have desired it, and thy law in the midst of my heart.

Catholic Public Domain Version
that I should do your will. My God, I have willed it. And your law is in the midst of my heart.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
To do your pleasure oh, God, I have desired, and your Law is within my belly.

Lamsa Bible
I delight to do thy will, O my God; yea, thy law is within my heart.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
I delight to do Thy will, O my God; Yea, Thy law is in my inmost parts.'

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I desired to do thy will, O my God, and thy law in the midst of mine heart.








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