Psalm 119:27
New International Version
Cause me to understand the way of your precepts, that I may meditate on your wonderful deeds.

New Living Translation
Help me understand the meaning of your commandments, and I will meditate on your wonderful deeds.

English Standard Version
Make me understand the way of your precepts, and I will meditate on your wondrous works.

Berean Study Bible
Make clear to me the way of Your precepts; then I will meditate on Your wonders.

New American Standard Bible
Make me understand the way of Your precepts, So I will meditate on Your wonders.

New King James Version
Make me understand the way of Your precepts; So shall I meditate on Your wonderful works.

King James Bible
Make me to understand the way of thy precepts: so shall I talk of thy wondrous works.

Christian Standard Bible
Help me understand the meaning of your precepts so that I can meditate on your wonders.

Contemporary English Version
Help me to understand your teachings, and I will think about your marvelous deeds.

Good News Translation
Help me to understand your laws, and I will meditate on your wonderful teachings.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Help me understand the meaning of Your precepts so that I can meditate on Your wonders.

International Standard Version
Help me understand how your precepts function, and I will meditate on your wondrous acts.

NET Bible
Help me to understand what your precepts mean! Then I can meditate on your marvelous teachings.

New Heart English Bible
Let me understand the teaching of your precepts. Then I will meditate on your wondrous works.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Show me the way of your commandments and I shall meditate on your wonders.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Help me understand your guiding principles so that I may reflect on your miracles.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Make me to understand the way of Thy precepts, That I may talk of Thy wondrous works.

New American Standard 1977
Make me understand the way of Thy precepts, So I will meditate on Thy wonders.

King James 2000 Bible
Make me to understand the way of your precepts: so shall I talk of your wondrous works.

American King James Version
Make me to understand the way of your precepts: so shall I talk of your wondrous works.

American Standard Version
Make me to understand the way of thy precepts: So shall I meditate on thy wondrous works.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Instruct me in the way of thine ordinances; and I will meditate on thy wondrous works.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Make me to understand the way of thy justifications: and I shall be exercised in thy wondrous works.

Darby Bible Translation
Make me to understand the way of thy precepts, and I will meditate upon thy wondrous works.

English Revised Version
Make me to understand the way of thy precepts: so shall I meditate of thy wondrous works.

Webster's Bible Translation
Make me to understand the way of thy precepts: so shall I talk of thy wondrous works.

World English Bible
Let me understand the teaching of your precepts! Then I will meditate on your wondrous works.

Young's Literal Translation
The way of Thy precepts cause me to understand, And I meditate in Thy wonders.
Study Bible
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
26I recounted my ways, and You answered me; teach me Your statutes. 27Make clear to me the way of Your precepts; then I will meditate on Your wonders. 28My soul melts with sorrow; strengthen me according to Your word.…
Cross References
Genesis 24:63
Early in the evening Isaac went out to the field to meditate, and looking up, he saw the camels approaching.

Psalm 71:17
O God, You have taught me from my youth, and to this day I proclaim Your marvelous deeds.

Psalm 105:2
Sing to Him, sing praises to Him; tell of all His wonders.

Psalm 119:34
Give me understanding that I may observe Your law, and follow it with all my heart.

Psalm 119:125
I am Your servant; give me understanding that I may know Your testimonies.

Psalm 119:144
Your testimonies are righteous forever. Give me understanding, that I may live.

Psalm 119:169
May my cry come before You, O LORD; give me understanding according to Your word.

Psalm 145:5
the glorious splendor of Your majesty. And I will meditate on Your wondrous works.

Treasury of Scripture

Make me to understand the way of your precepts: so shall I talk of your wondrous works.

so shall I talk

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

Psalm 78:4
We will not hide them from their children, shewing to the generation to come the praises of the LORD, and his strength, and his wonderful works that he hath done.

Psalm 105:2
Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him: talk ye of all his wondrous works.









Lexicon
Make clear to me
הֲבִינֵ֑נִי (hă·ḇî·nê·nî)
Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 995: To separate mentally, understand

the way
דֶּֽרֶךְ־ (de·reḵ-)
Noun - common singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1870: A road, a course of life, mode of action

of Your precepts;
פִּקּוּדֶ֥יךָ (piq·qū·ḏe·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6490: Appointed, a mandate

then I will meditate
וְ֝אָשִׂ֗יחָה (wə·’ā·śî·ḥāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect Cohortative - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7878: To muse, complain, talk (of)

on Your wonders.
בְּנִפְלְאוֹתֶֽיךָ׃ (bə·nip̄·lə·’ō·w·ṯe·ḵā)
Preposition-b | Verb - Nifal - Participle - feminine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6381: To separate, distinguish, to be, great, difficult, wonderful
(27) Make me to understand.--Only the Israelite truly loyal to the covenant was considered worthy to enquire into the marvels of the dealings of God. (See Psalm 106:2, Note.) Perhaps we might extend the thought so far as to say that a true historical insight is possible only to one whose moral sense is rightly trained and directed.

Verse 27. - Make me to understand the way of thy precepts. Exegetical of the last clause of ver. 26. What the psalmist longs for is to have a perfect knowledge of God's Law in all its breadth (ver. 96) and depth (Psalm 92:5) and fullness. So shall I talk of thy wondrous works; rather, so will I muse upon thy marvels (so Kay, Cheyne, and the Revised Version). The "marvels" spoken of are "the wondrous things of God's Law" (ver. 18).
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