Psalm 119:171
New International Version
May my lips overflow with praise, for you teach me your decrees.

New Living Translation
Let praise flow from my lips, for you have taught me your decrees.

English Standard Version
My lips will pour forth praise, for you teach me your statutes.

Berean Study Bible
My lips pour forth praise, for You teach me Your statutes.

King James Bible
My lips shall utter praise, when thou hast taught me thy statutes.

New King James Version
My lips shall utter praise, For You teach me Your statutes.

New American Standard Bible
Let my lips pour out praise, For You teach me Your statutes.

NASB 1995
Let my lips utter praise, For You teach me Your statutes.

NASB 1977
Let my lips utter praise, For Thou dost teach me Thy statutes.

Amplified Bible
Let my lips speak praise [with thanksgiving], For You teach me Your statutes.

Christian Standard Bible
My lips pour out praise, for you teach me your statutes.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
My lips pour out praise, for You teach me Your statutes.

American Standard Version
Let my lips utter praise; For thou teachest me thy statutes.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
My tongue will request your word because all your commandments are in righteousness.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Let my lips utter a hymn, when thou shalt have taught me thine ordinances.

Contemporary English Version
If you will teach me your laws, I will praise you

Douay-Rheims Bible
My lips shall utter a hymn, when thou shalt teach me thy justifications.

English Revised Version
Let my lips utter praise; for thou teachest me thy statutes.

Good News Translation
I will always praise you, because you teach me your laws.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Let my lips pour out praise because you teach me your laws.

International Standard Version
May my lips utter praise, for you teach me your statutes.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Let my lips utter praise: Because Thou teachest me Thy statutes.

Literal Standard Version
My lips utter praise, For You teach me Your statutes.

NET Bible
May praise flow freely from my lips, for you teach me your statutes.

New Heart English Bible
Let my lips utter praise, for you teach me your statutes.

World English Bible
Let my lips utter praise, for you teach me your statutes.

Young's Literal Translation
My lips do utter praise, For Thou dost teach me Thy statutes.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
170May my plea come before You; rescue me according to Your promise. 171My lips pour forth praise, for You teach me Your statutes. 172My tongue sings of Your word, for all Your commandments are righteous.…

Cross References
Psalm 51:15
O Lord, open my lips, and my mouth will declare Your praise.

Psalm 63:3
Because Your loving devotion is better than life, my lips will glorify You.

Psalm 94:12
Blessed is the man You discipline, O LORD, and teach from Your law,

Psalm 119:12
Blessed are You, O LORD; teach me Your statutes.

Isaiah 2:3
And many peoples will come and say: "Come, let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the house of the God of Jacob. He will teach us His ways so that we may walk in His paths." For the law will go forth from Zion, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.

Micah 4:2
And many nations will come and say: "Come, let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the house of the God of Jacob. He will teach us His ways, so that we may walk in His paths." For the law will go forth from Zion and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.


Treasury of Scripture

My lips shall utter praise, when you have taught me your statutes.

my lips, etc.

Psalm 119:7
I will praise thee with uprightness of heart, when I shall have learned thy righteous judgments.

Psalm 50:23
Whoso offereth praise glorifieth me: and to him that ordereth his conversation aright will I shew the salvation of God.

Psalm 71:17,23,24
O God, thou hast taught me from my youth: and hitherto have I declared thy wondrous works…









TAU.

(171) Shall utter.--Better, preserving the metaphor of the Hebrew, pour forth a stream of praise.

Verse 171. - My lips shall utter praise, when thou hast taught me thy statutes; rather, let my lips pour forth praise, for thou teachest me thy statutes. The psalmist feels that his prayer for enlightenment (ver. 169b) is answered, or just about to be answered, and that therefore it behooves him to gush forth with praise like a fountain (comp. ver. 7).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
My lips
שְׂפָתַ֣י (śə·p̄ā·ṯay)
Noun - fdc | first person common singular
Strong's 8193: The lip, language, a margin

pour forth
תַּבַּ֣עְנָה (tab·ba‘·nāh)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person feminine plural
Strong's 5042: To gush forth, to utter, to emit

praise,
תְּהִלָּ֑ה (tə·hil·lāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8416: Praise, song of praise

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

You teach me
תְלַמְּדֵ֣נִי (ṯə·lam·mə·ḏê·nî)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - second person masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's 3925: To exercise in, learn

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


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