Psalm 119:173
New International Version
May your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen your precepts.

New Living Translation
Give me a helping hand, for I have chosen to follow your commandments.

English Standard Version
Let your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen your precepts.

Berean Study Bible
May Your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen Your precepts.

King James Bible
Let thine hand help me; for I have chosen thy precepts.

New King James Version
Let Your hand become my help, For I have chosen Your precepts.

New American Standard Bible
Let Your hand be ready to help me, For I have chosen Your precepts.

NASB 1995
Let Your hand be ready to help me, For I have chosen Your precepts.

NASB 1977
Let Thy hand be ready to help me, For I have chosen Thy precepts.

Amplified Bible
Let Your hand be ready to help me, For I have chosen Your precepts.

Christian Standard Bible
May your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen your precepts.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
May Your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen Your precepts.

American Standard Version
Let thy hand be ready to help me; For I have chosen thy precepts.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Your hand will help me because I have desired your commandments.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Let thine hand be prompt to save me; for I have chosen thy commandments.

Contemporary English Version
Be ready to protect me because I have chosen to obey your laws.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let thy hand be with me to save me; for I have chosen thy precepts.

English Revised Version
Let thine hand be ready to help me; for I have chosen thy precepts.

Good News Translation
Always be ready to help me, because I follow your commands.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Let your hand help me because I have chosen [to follow]your guiding principles.

International Standard Version
May your hand stand ready to assist me, for I have chosen your precepts.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Let Thy hand be ready to help me; For I have chosen Thy precepts.

Literal Standard Version
Your hand is for a help to me, "" For I have chosen Your commands.

NET Bible
May your hand help me, for I choose to obey your precepts.

New Heart English Bible
Let your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen your precepts.

World English Bible
Let your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen your precepts.

Young's Literal Translation
Thy hand is for a help to me, For Thy commands I have chosen.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
172My tongue sings of Your word, for all Your commandments are righteous. 173May Your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen Your precepts. 174I long for Your salvation, O LORD, and Your law is my delight.…

Cross References
Luke 10:42
But only one thing is necessary. Mary has chosen the good portion, and it will not be taken away from her."

Joshua 24:22
Then Joshua told them, "You are witnesses against yourselves that you have chosen to serve the LORD." "We are witnesses!" they said.

Psalm 37:24
Though he falls, he will not be overwhelmed, for the LORD is holding his hand.

Psalm 73:23
Yet I am always with You; You hold my right hand.


Treasury of Scripture

Let your hand help me; for I have chosen your precepts.

let

Psalm 119:94,117
I am thine, save me; for I have sought thy precepts…

Isaiah 41:10-14
Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness…

Mark 9:24
And straightway the father of the child cried out, and said with tears, Lord, I believe; help thou mine unbelief.

for

Psalm 119:30,35,40,111
I have chosen the way of truth: thy judgments have I laid before me

Deuteronomy 30:19
I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live:

Joshua 24:15,22
And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD…









Verse 173. - Let thine hand help me; literally, be to help me; i.e. be ever ready to help me. For I have chosen thy precepts. I have cast aside all other helpers, and have pinned my faith on thee and thy Word.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
May Your hand
יָדְךָ֥ (yā·ḏə·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 3027: A hand

be ready
תְּהִֽי־ (tə·hî-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect Jussive - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

to help me,
לְעָזְרֵ֑נִי (lə·‘ā·zə·rê·nî)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | first person common singular
Strong's 5826: To surround, protect, aid

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

I have chosen
בָחָֽרְתִּי׃ (ḇā·ḥā·rə·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 977: To try, select

Your precepts.
פִקּוּדֶ֣יךָ (p̄iq·qū·ḏe·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 6490: Appointed, a mandate


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