Psalm 119:131
New International Version
I open my mouth and pant, longing for your commands.

New Living Translation
I pant with expectation, longing for your commands.

English Standard Version
I open my mouth and pant, because I long for your commandments.

Berean Study Bible
I open my mouth and pant, longing for Your commandments.

King James Bible
I opened my mouth, and panted: for I longed for thy commandments.

New King James Version
I opened my mouth and panted, For I longed for Your commandments.

New American Standard Bible
I opened my mouth wide and panted, For I longed for Your commandments.

NASB 1995
I opened my mouth wide and panted, For I longed for Your commandments.

NASB 1977
I opened my mouth wide and panted, For I longed for Thy commandments.

Amplified Bible
I opened my mouth and panted [with anticipation], Because I longed for Your commandments.

Christian Standard Bible
I open my mouth and pant because I long for your commands.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I open my mouth and pant because I long for Your commands.

American Standard Version
I opened wide my mouth, and panted; For I longed for thy commandments.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I opened my mouth and I inhaled The Spirit, and I have awaited your salvation.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I opened my mouth, and drew breath: for I earnestly longed after thy commandments.

Contemporary English Version
I honestly want to know everything you teach.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I opened my mouth and panted: because I longed for thy commandments.

English Revised Version
I opened wide my mouth, and panted; for I longed for thy commandments.

Good News Translation
In my desire for your commands I pant with open mouth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I open my mouth and pant because I long for your commandments.

International Standard Version
I open my mouth and pant as I long for your commands.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I opened wide my mouth, and panted; For I longed for Thy commandments.

Literal Standard Version
I have opened my mouth, indeed, I pant, For I have longed for Your commands.

NET Bible
I open my mouth and pant, because I long for your commands.

New Heart English Bible
I opened my mouth wide and panted, for I longed for your commandments.

World English Bible
I opened my mouth wide and panted, for I longed for your commandments.

Young's Literal Translation
My mouth I have opened, yea, I pant, For, for Thy commands I have longed.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
130The unfolding of Your words gives light; it informs the simple. 131I open my mouth and pant, longing for Your commandments. 132Turn to me and show me mercy, as You do to those who love Your name.…

Cross References
Job 29:23
They waited for me as for rain and drank in my words like spring showers.

Psalm 42:1
As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul longs after You, O God.

Psalm 81:10
I am the LORD your God, who brought you up out of Egypt. Open wide your mouth, and I will fill it.

Psalm 119:20
My soul is consumed with longing for Your judgments at all times.


Treasury of Scripture

I opened my mouth, and panted: for I longed for your commandments.

opened

Psalm 119:20
My soul breaketh for the longing that it hath unto thy judgments at all times.

Psalm 42:1
To the chief Musician, Maschil, for the sons of Korah. As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God.

Isaiah 26:8,9
Yea, in the way of thy judgments, O LORD, have we waited for thee; the desire of our soul is to thy name, and to the remembrance of thee…

I longed

Psalm 119:40,162,174
Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: quicken me in thy righteousness…

Hebrews 12:14
Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:









(131) Comp. Job 29:23.

Verse 131. - I opened my mouth, and panted (comp. Psalm 38:10). The idea intended to be expressed is that of earnest and eager desire. For I longed for thy commandments (see vers. 20, 40).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I open
פָ֭עַרְתִּי (p̄ā·‘ar·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 6473: To open wide (the mouth)

my mouth
פִּֽי־ (pî-)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 6310: The mouth, edge, portion, side, according to

and pant,
וָאֶשְׁאָ֑פָה (wā·’eš·’ā·p̄āh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - first person common singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 7602: To inhale eagerly, to cover, to be angry, to hasten

as
כִּ֖י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

I long
יָאָֽבְתִּי׃ (yā·’ā·ḇə·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 2968: To long, desire

for Your commandments.
לְמִצְוֺתֶ֣יךָ (lə·miṣ·wō·ṯe·ḵā)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 4687: Commandment


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