Psalm 119:111
New International Version
Your statutes are my heritage forever; they are the joy of my heart.

New Living Translation
Your laws are my treasure; they are my heart’s delight.

English Standard Version
Your testimonies are my heritage forever, for they are the joy of my heart.

Berean Study Bible
Your testimonies are my heritage forever, for they are the joy of my heart.

King James Bible
Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever: for they are the rejoicing of my heart.

New King James Version
Your testimonies I have taken as a heritage forever, For they are the rejoicing of my heart.

New American Standard Bible
I have inherited Your testimonies forever, For they are the joy of my heart.

NASB 1995
I have inherited Your testimonies forever, For they are the joy of my heart.

NASB 1977
I have inherited Thy testimonies forever, For they are the joy of my heart.

Amplified Bible
I have taken Your testimonies as a heritage forever, For they are the joy of my heart.

Christian Standard Bible
I have your decrees as a heritage forever; indeed, they are the joy of my heart.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I have Your decrees as a heritage forever; indeed, they are the joy of my heart.

American Standard Version
Thy testimonies have I taken as a heritage for ever; For they are the rejoicing of my heart.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I have inherited your testimonies for eternity, therefore my heart has gladness.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I have inherited thy testimonies for ever; for they are the joy of my heart.

Contemporary English Version
They will always be my most prized possession and my source of joy.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I have purchased thy testimonies for an inheritance for ever: because they are a joy to my heart.

English Revised Version
Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever; for they are the rejoicing of my heart.

Good News Translation
Your commandments are my eternal possession; they are the joy of my heart.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Your written instructions are mine forever. They are the joy of my heart.

International Standard Version
I have inherited your decrees forever, because they are the joy of my heart.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thy testimonies have I taken as a heritage for ever; For they are the rejoicing of my heart.

Literal Standard Version
I have inherited Your testimonies for all time, For they [are] the joy of my heart.

NET Bible
I claim your rules as my permanent possession, for they give me joy.

New Heart English Bible
I have taken your testimonies as a heritage forever, for they are the joy of my heart.

World English Bible
I have taken your testimonies as a heritage forever, for they are the joy of my heart.

Young's Literal Translation
I have inherited Thy testimonies to the age, For the joy of my heart are they.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
110The wicked have set a snare for me, but I have not strayed from Your precepts. 111Your testimonies are my heritage forever, for they are the joy of my heart. 112I have inclined my heart to perform Your statutes, even to the very end.…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 33:4
the law that Moses gave us, the possession of the assembly of Jacob.

Psalm 119:14
I rejoice in the way of Your testimonies as much as in all riches.

Psalm 119:162
I rejoice in Your promise like one who finds great spoil.


Treasury of Scripture

Your testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever: for they are the rejoicing of my heart.

thy testimonies

Psalm 119:14,127,162
I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all riches…

Psalm 16:5
The LORD is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot.

Deuteronomy 33:4
Moses commanded us a law, even the inheritance of the congregation of Jacob.

for they

Psalm 119:74,92,174
They that fear thee will be glad when they see me; because I have hoped in thy word…

Psalm 19:8
The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.

Jeremiah 15:16
Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by thy name, O LORD God of hosts.









Verse 111. - Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage forever. I regard thy Law as my best and most valuable inheritance - one with which I am resolved never to part. For they are the rejoicing of my heart. My chief joy and delight (comp. vers. 16, 24, 35, 47, etc.).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Your testimonies
עֵדְוֺתֶ֣יךָ (‘ê·ḏə·wō·ṯe·ḵā)
Noun - feminine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5715: Testimony

are my heritage forever,
נָחַ֣לְתִּי (nā·ḥal·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 5157: To inherit, to occupy, to bequeath, distribute, instate

for
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

they
הֵֽמָּה׃ (hêm·māh)
Pronoun - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1992: They

are the joy
שְׂשׂ֖וֹן (śə·śō·wn)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 8342: Cheerfulness, welcome

of my heart.
לִבִּ֣י (lib·bî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 3820: The heart, the feelings, the will, the intellect, centre


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