Psalm 119:101
New International Version
I have kept my feet from every evil path so that I might obey your word.

New Living Translation
I have refused to walk on any evil path, so that I may remain obedient to your word.

English Standard Version
I hold back my feet from every evil way, in order to keep your word.

Berean Study Bible
I have kept my feet from every evil path, that I may keep Your word.

King James Bible
I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I might keep thy word.

New King James Version
I have restrained my feet from every evil way, That I may keep Your word.

New American Standard Bible
I have restrained my feet from every evil way, So that I may keep Your word.

NASB 1995
I have restrained my feet from every evil way, That I may keep Your word.

NASB 1977
I have restrained my feet from every evil way, That I may keep Thy word.

Amplified Bible
I have restrained my feet from every evil way, That I may keep Your word.

Christian Standard Bible
I have kept my feet from every evil path to follow your word.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I have kept my feet from every evil path to follow Your word.

American Standard Version
I have refrained my feet from every evil way, That I might observe thy word.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I have restrained my feet from every evil way that I may keep your commandments.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I have kept back my feet from every evil way, that I might keep thy words.

Contemporary English Version
I obey your word instead of following a way that leads to trouble.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I have restrained my feet from every evil way: that I may keep thy words.

English Revised Version
I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I might observe thy word.

Good News Translation
I have avoided all evil conduct, because I want to obey your word.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I have kept my feet [from walking] on any evil path in order to obey your word.

International Standard Version
I keep away from every evil choice so that I may keep your word.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I have refrained my feet from every evil way, In order that I might observe Thy word.

Literal Standard Version
I restrained my feet from every evil path, So that I keep Your word.

NET Bible
I stay away from the evil path, so that I might keep your instructions.

New Heart English Bible
I have kept my feet from every evil way, that I might observe your word.

World English Bible
I have kept my feet from every evil way, that I might observe your word.

Young's Literal Translation
From every evil path I restrained my feet, So that I keep Thy word.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
100I discern more than the elders, for I obey Your precepts. 101I have kept my feet from every evil path, that I may keep Your word. 102I have not departed from Your ordinances, for You Yourself have taught me.…

Cross References
Psalm 17:4
As for the deeds of men--by the word of Your lips I have avoided the ways of the violent.

Proverbs 1:15
my son, do not walk the road with them or set foot upon their path.

Jeremiah 14:10
This is what the LORD says about this people: "Truly they love to wander; they have not restrained their feet. So the LORD does not accept them; He will now remember their guilt and call their sins to account."


Treasury of Scripture

I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I might keep your word.

refrained

Psalm 119:59,60,104,126
I thought on my ways, and turned my feet unto thy testimonies…

Psalm 18:23
I was also upright before him, and I kept myself from mine iniquity.

Proverbs 1:15
My son, walk not thou in the way with them; refrain thy foot from their path:









Verse 101. - I have refrained my feet from every evil way. This had been the psalmist's intention and endeavor, but he had not always succeeded in carrying it out (see vers. 67, 176). That I might keep thy Word. God's Word is not kept by such as allow themselves in any evil way.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I have kept
כָּלִ֣אתִי (kā·li·ṯî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3607: To shut up, restrain, withhold

my feet
רַגְלָ֑י (raḡ·lāy)
Noun - fdc | first person common singular
Strong's 7272: A foot, a step, the pudenda

from every
מִכָּל־ (mik·kāl)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

evil
רָ֭ע (rā‘)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 7451: Bad, evil

path,
אֹ֣רַח (’ō·raḥ)
Noun - common singular
Strong's 734: A well-trodden road, a caravan

that
לְ֝מַ֗עַן (lə·ma·‘an)
Conjunction
Strong's 4616: Purpose -- intent

I may keep
אֶשְׁמֹ֥ר (’eš·mōr)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 8104: To hedge about, guard, to protect, attend to

Your word.
דְּבָרֶֽךָ׃ (də·ḇā·re·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause


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