Psalm 119:167
New International Version
I obey your statutes, for I love them greatly.

New Living Translation
I have obeyed your laws, for I love them very much.

English Standard Version
My soul keeps your testimonies; I love them exceedingly.

Berean Study Bible
I obey Your testimonies and love them greatly.

King James Bible
My soul hath kept thy testimonies; and I love them exceedingly.

New King James Version
My soul keeps Your testimonies, And I love them exceedingly.

New American Standard Bible
My soul keeps Your testimonies, And I love them exceedingly.

NASB 1995
My soul keeps Your testimonies, And I love them exceedingly.

NASB 1977
My soul keeps Thy testimonies, And I love them exceedingly.

Amplified Bible
My soul keeps Your testimonies [hearing and accepting and obeying them]; I love them greatly.

Christian Standard Bible
I obey your decrees and love them greatly.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I obey Your decrees and love them greatly.

American Standard Version
My soul hath observed thy testimonies; And I love them exceedingly.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
My soul has kept your testimony and I have loved it greatly.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
My soul has kept thy testimonies, and loved them exceedingly.

Contemporary English Version
I love and obey your laws with all my heart.

Douay-Rheims Bible
My soul hath kept thy testimonies: and hath loved them exceedingly.

English Revised Version
My soul hath observed thy testimonies; and I love them exceedingly.

Good News Translation
I obey your teachings; I love them with all my heart.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I have obeyed your written instructions. I have loved them very much.

International Standard Version
My soul treasures your decrees, and I love them deeply.

JPS Tanakh 1917
My soul hath observed Thy testimonies; And I love them exceedingly.

Literal Standard Version
My soul has kept Your testimonies, And I love them exceedingly.

NET Bible
I keep your rules; I love them greatly.

New Heart English Bible
My soul has observed your testimonies. I love them exceedingly.

World English Bible
My soul has observed your testimonies. I love them exceedingly.

Young's Literal Translation
Kept hath my soul Thy testimonies, And I do love them exceedingly.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
166I wait for Your salvation, O LORD, and I carry out Your commandments. 167I obey Your testimonies and love them greatly. 168I obey Your precepts and Your testimonies, for all my ways are before You.…

Cross References
Psalm 119:47
I delight in Your commandments because I love them.

Psalm 119:129
Wonderful are Your testimonies; therefore I obey them.


Treasury of Scripture

My soul has kept your testimonies; and I love them exceedingly.

soul

Psalm 119:6-8,97,111,159
Then shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect unto all thy commandments…

John 14:21-24
He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him…

John 15:9,10
As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love…

and I love

Psalm 40:8
I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart.

Romans 7:22
For I delight in the law of God after the inward man:









Verse 167. - My soul hath kept thy testimonies. In will and intention I have always been faithful unto thee; I have striven to keep all thy commandments. And I love them exceedingly (comp. vers. 97, 127, 159, etc.).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I
נַ֭פְשִׁי (nap̄·šî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion

obey
שָֽׁמְרָ֣ה (šā·mə·rāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 8104: To hedge about, guard, to protect, attend to

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

and love
וָאֹהֲבֵ֥ם (wā·’ō·hă·ḇêm)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - first person common singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's 157: To have affection f

them greatly.
מְאֹֽד׃ (mə·’ōḏ)
Adverb
Strong's 3966: Vehemence, vehemently, wholly, speedily


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