Psalm 119:152
New International Version
Long ago I learned from your statutes that you established them to last forever.

New Living Translation
I have known from my earliest days that your laws will last forever. Resh

English Standard Version
Long have I known from your testimonies that you have founded them forever.

Berean Study Bible
Long ago I learned from Your testimonies that You have established them forever.

New American Standard Bible
Of old I have known from Your testimonies That You have founded them forever. Resh.

King James Bible
Concerning thy testimonies, I have known of old that thou hast founded them for ever.

Christian Standard Bible
Long ago I learned from your decrees that you have established them forever.

Contemporary English Version
From studying your laws, I found out long ago you made them to last forever.

Good News Translation
Long ago I learned about your instructions; you made them to last forever.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Long ago I learned from Your decrees that You have established them forever.

International Standard Version
I discovered long ago about your decrees that you have confirmed them forever.

NET Bible
I learned long ago that you ordained your rules to last.

New Heart English Bible
Of old I have known from your testimonies, that you have founded them forever.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I have known your testimony from the first because you have established it from eternity.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Long ago I learned from your written instructions that you made them to last forever.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Of old have I known from Thy testimonies That Thou hast founded them for ever.

New American Standard 1977
Of old I have known from Thy testimonies, That Thou hast founded them forever.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Concerning thy testimonies, I have known of old that thou hast founded them for ever.

King James 2000 Bible
Concerning your testimonies, I have known of old that you have founded them forever.

American King James Version
Concerning your testimonies, I have known of old that you have founded them for ever.

American Standard Version
Of old have I known from thy testimonies, That thou hast founded them for ever.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I have known of old concerning thy testimonies, that thou hast founded them for ever.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I have known from the beginning concerning thy testimonies: that thou hast founded them for ever.

Darby Bible Translation
From thy testimonies, I have known of old that thou hast founded them for ever.

English Revised Version
Of old have I known from thy testimonies, that thou hast founded them for ever.

Webster's Bible Translation
Concerning thy testimonies, I have known of old that thou hast founded them for ever.

World English Bible
Of old I have known from your testimonies, that you have founded them forever. RESH

Young's Literal Translation
Of old I have known Thy testimonies, That to the age Thou hast founded them!
Study Bible
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
151You are near, O LORD, and all Your commandments are true. 152Long ago I learned from Your testimonies that You have established them forever. 153Look upon my affliction and rescue me, for I have not forgotten Your law.…
Cross References
Luke 21:33
Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will never pass away.

Psalm 11:3
If the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do?"

Psalm 119:89
Your word, O LORD, is everlasting; it is firmly fixed in the heavens.

Psalm 119:125
I am Your servant; give me understanding that I may know Your testimonies.

Psalm 119:160
Your word is the essence of truth, and all Your righteous judgments endure.

Treasury of Scripture

Concerning your testimonies, I have known of old that you have founded them for ever.

thy testimonies

Psalm 119:144,160
The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live…

Psalm 89:34-37
My covenant will I not break, nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lips…

Psalm 111:7,8
The works of his hands are verity and judgment; all his commandments are sure…







Lexicon
Long ago
קֶ֣דֶם (qe·ḏem)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6924: The front, of place, time

I learned
יָ֭דַעְתִּי (yā·ḏa‘·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 3045: To know

from Your testimonies
מֵעֵדֹתֶ֑יךָ (mê·‘ê·ḏō·ṯe·ḵā)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5713: Testimony, witness

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

You have established them
יְסַדְתָּֽם׃ (yə·saḏ·tām)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3245: To set, to found, to sit down together, settle, consult

forever.
לְעוֹלָ֣ם (lə·‘ō·w·lām)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5769: Concealed, eternity, frequentatively, always
(152) The more obvious rendering of this verse is, Of old I was instructed out of Thy testimonies, for--not for a brief time, but for ever--Thou didst found them, where for ever expresses indefinite past as well as indefinite future.

Verse 152. - Concerning thy testimonies, I have known of old that thou hast founded them forever; rather, from thy testimonies. The study of God's commandments has long ago convinced the psalmist that they are no passing or temporary enactments, but eternal laws, decreed and laid down forever. The "testimonies" spoken of are, of course, the moral precepts of the Law, not its economical or political enactments. 119:145-152 Supplications with the whole heart are presented only by those who desire God's salvation, and who love his commandments. Whither should the child go but to his father? Save me from my sins, my corruptions, my temptations, all the hinderances in my way, that I may keep thy testimonies. Christians who enjoy health, should not suffer the early hours of the morning to glide away unimproved. Hope in God's word encourages us to continue in prayer. It is better to take time from sleep, than not to find time for prayer. We have access to God at all hours; and if our first thoughts in the morning are of God, they will help to keep us in his fear all the day long. Make me lively and cheerful. God knows what we need and what is good for us, and will quicken us. If we are employed in God's service, we need not fear those who try to set themselves as far as they can out of the reach of the convictions and commands of his law. When trouble is near, God is near. He is never far to seek. All his commandments are truth. And God's promises will be performed. All that ever trusted in God have found him faithful.
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