Psalm 119:155
New International Version
Salvation is far from the wicked, for they do not seek out your decrees.

New Living Translation
The wicked are far from rescue, for they do not bother with your decrees.

English Standard Version
Salvation is far from the wicked, for they do not seek your statutes.

Berean Study Bible
Salvation is far from the wicked because they do not seek Your statutes.

King James Bible
Salvation is far from the wicked: for they seek not thy statutes.

New King James Version
Salvation is far from the wicked, For they do not seek Your statutes.

New American Standard Bible
Salvation is far from the wicked, For they do not seek Your statutes.

NASB 1995
Salvation is far from the wicked, For they do not seek Your statutes.

NASB 1977
Salvation is far from the wicked, For they do not seek Thy statutes.

Amplified Bible
Salvation is far from the wicked, For they do not seek Your statutes.

Christian Standard Bible
Salvation is far from the wicked because they do not study your statutes.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Salvation is far from the wicked because they do not seek Your statutes.

American Standard Version
Salvation is far from the wicked; For they seek not thy statutes.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Salvation is far from the evil ones because they have not sought your commandments.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Salvation is far from sinners: for they have not searched out thine ordinances.

Contemporary English Version
Evil people won't obey you, and so they have no hope of being saved.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Salvation is far from sinners; because they have not sought thy justifications.

English Revised Version
Salvation is far from the wicked; for they seek not thy statutes.

Good News Translation
The wicked will not be saved, for they do not obey your laws.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Wicked people are far from being saved, because they have not searched for your laws.

International Standard Version
Deliverance remains remote from the wicked, for they do not seek your statutes.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Salvation is far from the wicked; For they seek not Thy statutes.

Literal Standard Version
Salvation [is] far from the wicked, For they have not sought Your statutes.

NET Bible
The wicked have no chance for deliverance, for they do not seek your statutes.

New Heart English Bible
Salvation is far from the wicked, for they do not seek your statutes.

World English Bible
Salvation is far from the wicked, for they don't seek your statutes.

Young's Literal Translation
Far from the wicked is salvation, For Thy statutes they have not sought.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
154Defend my cause and redeem me; revive me according to Your word. 155Salvation is far from the wicked because they do not seek Your statutes. 156Great are Your mercies, O LORD; revive me according to Your ordinances.…

Cross References
Job 5:4
His sons are far from safety, crushed in court without a defender.

Psalm 73:27
Those far from You will surely perish; You destroy all who are unfaithful to You.

Psalm 119:45
And I will walk in freedom, for I have sought Your precepts.

Psalm 119:94
I am Yours; save me, for I have sought Your precepts.


Treasury of Scripture

Salvation is far from the wicked: for they seek not your statutes.

salvation

Psalm 18:27
For thou wilt save the afflicted people; but wilt bring down high looks.

Job 5:4
His children are far from safety, and they are crushed in the gate, neither is there any to deliver them.

Isaiah 46:12
Hearken unto me, ye stouthearted, that are far from righteousness:

for they

Psalm 10:4
The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts.

Job 21:14,15
Therefore they say unto God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of thy ways…

Proverbs 1:7
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.









Verse 155. - Salvation is far from the wicked: for they seek not thy statutes. "Salvation" is only attainable by man through obedience to the commandments of God. If men will not even "seek" to know and do his commandments, they put "salvation" from them.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Salvation
יְשׁוּעָ֑ה (yə·šū·‘āh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 3444: Something saved, deliverance, aid, victory, prosperity

is far
רָח֣וֹק (rā·ḥō·wq)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 7350: Remote, of place, time, precious

from the wicked
מֵרְשָׁעִ֣ים (mê·rə·šā·‘îm)
Preposition-m | Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 7563: Wrong, an, bad person

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

they do not
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

seek
דָרָֽשׁוּ׃ (ḏā·rā·šū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 1875: To tread, frequent, to follow, to seek, ask, to worship

Your statutes.
חֻ֝קֶּיךָ (ḥuq·qe·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 2706: Something prescribed or owed, a statute


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