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New International Version
This has been my practice: I obey your precepts.
New Living Translation
This is how I spend my life: obeying your commandments. Heth
English Standard Version
This blessing has fallen to me, that I have kept your precepts.
Berean Study Bible
This is my practice, for I obey Your precepts.
King James Bible
This I had, because I kept thy precepts.
New King James Version
This has become mine, Because I kept Your precepts.
New American Standard Bible
This has become mine, That I comply with Your precepts.
This has become mine, That I observe Your precepts. Heth.
This has become mine, That I observe Thy precepts.
This has become mine [as the gift of Your grace], That I observe Your precepts [accepting them with loving obedience].
Christian Standard Bible
This is my practice: I obey your precepts.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
This is my practice: I obey Your precepts.
American Standard Version
This I have had, Because I have kept thy precepts.
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And I am comforted because I have kept your commandments.
Brenton Septuagint Translation
This I had, because I diligently sought thine ordinances.
Contemporary English Version
You have blessed me because I have always followed your teachings.
This happened to me: because I sought after thy justifications.
English Revised Version
This I have had, because I kept thy precepts.
Good News Translation
I find my happiness in obeying your commands.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
This has happened to me because I have obeyed your guiding principles.
International Standard Version
I have made it my personal responsibility to keep your precepts.
JPS Tanakh 1917
This I have had, That I have kept Thy precepts.
Literal Standard Version
This has been to me, That I have kept Your precepts!
This has been my practice, for I observe your precepts.
New Heart English Bible
This is my way, that I keep your precepts.
World English Bible
This is my way, that I keep your precepts. CHET
Young's Literal Translation
This hath been to me, That Thy precepts I have kept!
Additional Translations ...
ContextYour Word is a Lamp to My Feet
…55In the night, O LORD, I remember Your name, that I may keep Your law. 56This is my practice, for I obey Your precepts. 57The LORD is my portion; I have promised to keep Your words.…
Remove my scorn and contempt, for I have kept Your testimonies.
Though the arrogant have smeared me with lies, I keep Your precepts with all my heart.
I discern more than the elders, for I obey Your precepts.
Treasury of Scripture
This I had, because I kept your precepts.
Psalm 119:165 Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them.
Psalm 18:18-22 They prevented me in the day of my calamity: but the LORD was my stay…
1 John 3:19-24 And hereby we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our hearts before him…
This I had, because . . .--Literally, This was to me, &c, i.e., this consoling recollection of the mercies of God, of His covenant grace, was to him, happened, or came to him, in consequence of his habitual obedience. Virtue is indeed then most its own reward, in times of quiet reflection, like the night, when to the guilty come remorse and apprehension, but to the good man "calm thoughts regular as infant's breath."
Verse 56. - This I had, because I kept thy precepts; rather, this I have, that I keep thy precepts; i.e. this one thing I have, and it is my best and dearest possession, that I keep thy commandments.