Psalm 119:162
New International Version
I rejoice in your promise like one who finds great spoil.

New Living Translation
I rejoice in your word like one who discovers a great treasure.

English Standard Version
I rejoice at your word like one who finds great spoil.

Berean Study Bible
I rejoice in Your promise like one who finds great spoil.

King James Bible
I rejoice at thy word, as one that findeth great spoil.

New King James Version
I rejoice at Your word As one who finds great treasure.

New American Standard Bible
I rejoice at Your word, Like one who finds great plunder.

NASB 1995
I rejoice at Your word, As one who finds great spoil.

NASB 1977
I rejoice at Thy word, As one who finds great spoil.

Amplified Bible
I rejoice at Your word, As one who finds great treasure.

Christian Standard Bible
I rejoice over your promise like one who finds vast treasure.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I rejoice over Your promise like one who finds vast treasure.

American Standard Version
I rejoice at thy word, As one that findeth great spoil.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I am gladdened by your word like he that finds much loot.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I will exult because of thine oracles, as one that finds much spoil.

Contemporary English Version
because they bring happiness like treasures taken in war.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I will rejoice at thy words, as one that hath found great spoil.

English Revised Version
I rejoice at thy word, as one that findeth great spoil.

Good News Translation
How happy I am because of your promises--as happy as someone who finds rich treasure.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I find joy in your promise like someone who finds a priceless treasure.

International Standard Version
I find joy at what you have said like one who has discovered a great treasure.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I rejoice at Thy word, As one that findeth great spoil.

Literal Standard Version
I rejoice concerning Your saying, As one finding abundant spoil.

NET Bible
I rejoice in your instructions, like one who finds much plunder.

New Heart English Bible
I rejoice at your word, as one who finds great spoil.

World English Bible
I rejoice at your word, as one who finds great spoil.

Young's Literal Translation
I do rejoice concerning Thy saying, As one finding abundant spoil.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
161Rulers persecute me without cause, but my heart fears only Your word. 162I rejoice in Your promise like one who finds great spoil. 163I hate and abhor falsehood, but Your law I love.…

Cross References
1 Samuel 30:16
So he led David down, and there were the Amalekites spread out over all the land, eating, drinking, and celebrating the great amount of plunder they had taken from the land of the Philistines and the land of Judah.

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

Psalm 119:111
Your testimonies are my heritage forever, for they are the joy of my heart.

Isaiah 9:3
You have enlarged the nation and increased its joy. The people rejoice before You as they rejoice at harvest time, as men rejoice in dividing the plunder.


Treasury of Scripture

I rejoice at your word, as one that finds great spoil.

rejoice

Psalm 119:72,111
The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver…

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.

as one

1 Samuel 30:16
And when he had brought him down, behold, they were spread abroad upon all the earth, eating and drinking, and dancing, because of all the great spoil that they had taken out of the land of the Philistines, and out of the land of Judah.

Proverbs 16:19
Better it is to be of an humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.

Isaiah 9:3
Thou hast multiplied the nation, and not increased the joy: they joy before thee according to the joy in harvest, and as men rejoice when they divide the spoil.









(162) Comp. Isaiah 9:3.

Verse 162. - I rejoice at thy Word, as one that findeth great spoil. We must not limit this to the promises contained in God's Law. The psalmist views the precepts of the Law as a real treasure (vers. 14, 72, 127), since they make him wise unto salvation.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I
אָ֭נֹכִֽי (’ā·nō·ḵî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 595: I

rejoice
שָׂ֣שׂ (śāś)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 7797: To be bright, cheerful

in
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

Your promise
אִמְרָתֶ֑ךָ (’im·rā·ṯe·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 565: Utterance, speech, word

like one who finds
כְּ֝מוֹצֵ֗א (kə·mō·w·ṣê)
Preposition-k | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4672: To come forth to, appear, exist, to attain, find, acquire, to occur, meet, be present

great
רָֽב׃ (rāḇ)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 7227: Much, many, great

spoil.
שָׁלָ֥ל (šā·lāl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7998: A prey, spoil, plunder, booty


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