Psalm 119:158
New International Version
I look on the faithless with loathing, for they do not obey your word.

New Living Translation
Seeing these traitors makes me sick at heart, because they care nothing for your word.

English Standard Version
I look at the faithless with disgust, because they do not keep your commands.

Berean Study Bible
I look on the faithless with loathing because they do not keep Your word.

New American Standard Bible
I behold the treacherous and loathe them, Because they do not keep Your word.

King James Bible
I beheld the transgressors, and was grieved; because they kept not thy word.

Christian Standard Bible
I have seen the disloyal and feel disgust because they do not keep your word.

Contemporary English Version
Those unfaithful people who refuse to obey you are disgusting to me.

Good News Translation
When I look at those traitors, I am filled with disgust, because they do not keep your commands.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I have seen the disloyal and feel disgust because they do not keep Your word.

International Standard Version
I watch the treacherous, and despise them, because they do not do what you have said.

NET Bible
I take note of the treacherous and despise them, because they do not keep your instructions.

New Heart English Bible
I look at the faithless with loathing, because they do not observe your word.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I have seen the evil ones and I have known that they have not kept your word.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I have seen traitors, and I am filled with disgust. They have not accepted your promise.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I beheld them that were faithless, and strove with them; Because they observed not Thy word.

New American Standard 1977
I behold the treacherous and loathe them, Because they do not keep Thy word.

Jubilee Bible 2000
I beheld the transgressors and was grieved because they did not keep thy words.

King James 2000 Bible
I beheld the transgressors, and was grieved; because they kept not your word.

American King James Version
I beheld the transgressors, and was grieved; because they kept not your word.

American Standard Version
I beheld the treacherous, and was grieved, Because they observe not thy word.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I beheld men acting foolishly, and I pined away; for they kept not thine oracles.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I beheld the transgressors, and I pined away; because they kept not thy word.

Darby Bible Translation
I beheld them that deal treacherously, and was grieved; because they kept not thy word.

English Revised Version
I beheld the treacherous dealers, and was grieved; because they observed not thy word.

Webster's Bible Translation
I beheld the transgressors, and was grieved; because they kept not thy word.

World English Bible
I look at the faithless with loathing, because they don't observe your word.

Young's Literal Translation
I have seen treacherous ones, And grieve myself, Because Thy saying they have not kept.
Study Bible
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
157Though my persecutors and foes are many, I have not turned from Your testimonies. 158I look on the faithless with loathing because they do not keep Your word. 159Consider how I love Your precepts, O LORD; give me life according to Your loving devotion.…
Cross References
Psalm 25:3
Surely none who wait for You will be put to shame; but those who are faithless without cause will be disgraced.

Psalm 119:53
Rage has taken hold of me because of the wicked who reject Your law.

Psalm 119:136
My eyes shed streams of tears because Your law is not obeyed.

Psalm 139:21
Do I not hate those who hate You, O LORD, and detest those who rise against You?

Isaiah 21:2
A dire vision is declared to me: "The traitor still betrays, and the destroyer still destroys. Go up, O Elam! Lay siege, O Media! I will put an end to all her groaning."

Isaiah 24:16
From the ends of the earth we hear singing: "Glory to the Righteous One." But I said, "I am wasting away! I am wasting away! Woe is me." The treacherous betray; the treacherous deal in treachery.

Treasury of Scripture

I beheld the transgressors, and was grieved; because they kept not your word.

Psalm 119:53,136
Horror hath taken hold upon me because of the wicked that forsake thy law…

Ezekiel 9:4
And the LORD said unto him, Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark upon the foreheads of the men that sigh and that cry for all the abominations that be done in the midst thereof.

Mark 3:5
And when he had looked round about on them with anger, being grieved for the hardness of their hearts, he saith unto the man, Stretch forth thine hand. And he stretched it out: and his hand was restored whole as the other.







Lexicon
I look on
רָאִ֣יתִי (rā·’î·ṯî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7200: To see

the faithless
בֹ֭גְדִים (ḇō·ḡə·ḏîm)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 898: To cover, to act covertly, to pillage

with loathing
וָֽאֶתְקוֹטָ֑טָה (wā·’eṯ·qō·w·ṭā·ṭāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hitpael - Consecutive imperfect - first person common singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6962: To cut off, detest

because
אֲשֶׁ֥ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

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

keep
שָׁמָֽרוּ׃ (šā·mā·rū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 8104: To hedge about, guard, to protect, attend to

Your word.
אִ֝מְרָתְךָ֗ (’im·rā·ṯə·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 565: Utterance, speech, word
RESH.

(158) Transgressors.--Better, the faithless (or, traitors).

Was grieved.--The Hebrew is a far stronger word, and the sense is intensified by the rare conjugation: was filled with loathing at; sickened with disgust.

"The recreants I survey,

And loathing turn away."--KEBLE.

Verse 158. - I beheld the transgressors, and was grieved; literally, the treacherous dealers - those who dealt treacherously against the Divine covenant. Because they kept not thy Word (comp. ver. 136). 119:153-160 The closer we cleave to the word of God, both as our rule and as our stay, the more assurance we have of deliverance. Christ is the Advocate of his people, their Redeemer. Those who were quickened by his Spirit and grace, when they were dead in trespasses and sins, often need to have the work of grace revived in them, according to the word of promise. The wicked not only do not God's statutes, but they do not even seek them. They flatter themselves that they are going to heaven; but the longer they persist in sin, the further it is from them. God's mercies are tender; they are a fountain that can never be exhausted. The psalmist begs for God's reviving, quickening grace. A man, steady in the way of his duty, though he may have many enemies, needs to fear none. Those that hate sin truly, hate it as sin, as a transgression of the law of God, and a breaking of his word. Our obedience is only pleasing to God, and pleasant to ourselves, when it comes from a principle of love. All, in every age, who receive God's word in faith and love, find every saying in it faithful.
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