Psalm 119:57
New International Version
You are my portion, LORD; I have promised to obey your words.

New Living Translation
LORD, you are mine! I promise to obey your words!

English Standard Version
The LORD is my portion; I promise to keep your words.

Berean Study Bible
The LORD is my portion; I have promised to keep Your words.

King James Bible
CHETH. Thou art my portion, O LORD: I have said that I would keep thy words.

New King James Version
You are my portion, O LORD; I have said that I would keep Your words.

New American Standard Bible
The LORD is my portion; I have promised to keep Your words.

NASB 1995
The LORD is my portion; I have promised to keep Your words.

NASB 1977
The LORD is my portion; I have promised to keep Thy words.

Amplified Bible
The LORD is my portion; I have promised to keep Your words.

Christian Standard Bible
The LORD is my portion; I have promised to keep your words.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD is my portion; I have promised to keep Your words.

American Standard Version
HHETH. Jehovah is my portion: I have said that I would observe thy words.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Kheth In the volume of LORD JEHOVAH I have meditated that I would keep your commandments.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thou art my portion, O Lord: I said that I would keep thy law.

Contemporary English Version
You, LORD, are my choice, and I will obey you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
[HETH] O Lord, my portion, I have said, I would keep the law.

English Revised Version
CHETH. The LORD is my portion: I have said that I would observe thy words.

Good News Translation
You are all I want, O LORD; I promise to obey your laws.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You are my inheritance, O LORD. I promised to hold on to your words.

International Standard Version
The LORD is my inheritance; I have given my promise to keep your word.

JPS Tanakh 1917
My portion is the LORD, I have said that I would observe Thy words.

Literal Standard Version
[HETH] YHWH [is] my portion; I have said I would keep Your words,

NET Bible
The LORD is my source of security. I have determined to follow your instructions.

New Heart English Bible
HET. The LORD is my portion. I promised to obey your words.

World English Bible
Yahweh is my portion. I promised to obey your words.

Young's Literal Translation
Cheth. My portion is Jehovah; I have said -- to keep Thy words,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
56This is my practice, for I obey Your precepts. 57The LORD is my portion; I have promised to keep Your words. 58I have sought Your face with all my heart; be gracious to me according to Your promise.…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 33:9
He said of his father and mother, 'I do not consider them.' He disregarded his brothers and did not know his own sons, for he kept Your word and maintained Your covenant.

Psalm 16:5
The LORD is my chosen portion and my cup; You have made my lot secure.

Jeremiah 10:16
The Portion of Jacob is not like these, for He is the Maker of all things, and Israel is the tribe of His inheritance--the LORD of Hosts is His name.

Lamentations 3:24
"The LORD is my portion," says my soul, "therefore I will hope in Him."


Treasury of Scripture

You are my portion, O LORD: I have said that I would keep your words.

my portion

Psalm 16:5
The LORD is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot.

Psalm 73:26
My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.

Psalm 142:5
I cried unto thee, O LORD: I said, Thou art my refuge and my portion in the land of the living.

I have

Psalm 119:106,115
I have sworn, and I will perform it, that I will keep thy righteous judgments…

Psalm 66:14
Which my lips have uttered, and my mouth hath spoken, when I was in trouble.

Deuteronomy 26:17,18
Thou hast avouched the LORD this day to be thy God, and to walk in his ways, and to keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgments, and to hearken unto his voice: …









CHETH.

(57) Thou art my portion, O Lord.--This rendering is in accordance with Psalm 16:5; Psalm 73:26. But, even with these passages in view, a better rendering would be--

"This is my portion, O Lord, I said (it),

To keep Thy words."

Verse 57. - Thou art my Portion, O Lord (see Psalm 73:26; Psalm 142:5; and comp. Numbers 18:20; Joshua 13:33). I have said that I would keep thy words; or, "I have resolved" (Cheyne).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The LORD
יְהוָ֥ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3069: YHWH

is my portion;
חֶלְקִ֖י (ḥel·qî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 2506: Portion, tract, territory

I have promised
אָמַ֗רְתִּי (’ā·mar·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

to keep
לִשְׁמֹ֥ר (liš·mōr)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 8104: To hedge about, guard, to protect, attend to

Your words.
דְּבָרֶֽיךָ׃ (də·ḇā·re·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause


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