Psalm 119:68
New International Version
You are good, and what you do is good; teach me your decrees.

New Living Translation
You are good and do only good; teach me your decrees.

English Standard Version
You are good and do good; teach me your statutes.

Berean Study Bible
You are good, and You do what is good; teach me Your statutes.

King James Bible
Thou art good, and doest good; teach me thy statutes.

New King James Version
You are good, and do good; Teach me Your statutes.

New American Standard Bible
You are good and You do good; Teach me Your statutes.

NASB 1995
You are good and do good; Teach me Your statutes.

NASB 1977
Thou art good and doest good; Teach me Thy statutes.

Amplified Bible
You are good and do good; Teach me Your statutes.

Christian Standard Bible
You are good, and you do what is good; teach me your statutes.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You are good, and You do what is good; teach me Your statutes.

American Standard Version
Thou art good, and doest good; Teach me thy statutes.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
You are good, LORD JEHOVAH, and you do good! Teach me your commandments.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Good art thou, O Lord; therefore in thy goodness teach me thine ordinances.

Contemporary English Version
You are kindhearted, and you do good things, so teach me your laws.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou art good; and in thy goodness teach me thy justifications.

English Revised Version
Thou art good, and doest good; teach me thy statutes.

Good News Translation
How good you are--how kind! Teach me your commands.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You are good, and you do good things. Teach me your laws.

International Standard Version
LORD, you are good , and do what is good; teach me your statutes.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou art good, and doest good; Teach me Thy statutes.

Literal Standard Version
You [are] good, and doing good, Teach me Your statutes.

NET Bible
You are good and you do good. Teach me your statutes!

New Heart English Bible
You are good, and do good. Teach me your statutes.

World English Bible
You are good, and do good. Teach me your statutes.

Young's Literal Translation
Good Thou art, and doing good, Teach me Thy statutes.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
67Before I was afflicted, I went astray; but now I keep Your word. 68You are good, and You do what is good; teach me Your statutes. 69Though the arrogant have smeared me with lies, I keep Your precepts with all my heart.…

Cross References
Matthew 19:17
"Why do you ask Me about what is good?" Jesus replied. "There is only One who is good. If you want to enter life, keep the commandments."

Genesis 1:31
And God looked upon all that He had made, and indeed, it was very good. And there was evening, and there was morning--the sixth day.

Deuteronomy 8:16
He fed you in the wilderness with manna that your fathers had not known, in order to humble you and test you, so that in the end He might cause you to prosper.

Deuteronomy 28:63
Just as it pleased the LORD to make you prosper and multiply, so also it will please Him to annihilate you and destroy you. And you will be uprooted from the land you are entering to possess.

Deuteronomy 30:5
And the LORD your God will bring you into the land your fathers possessed, and you will take possession of it. He will cause you to prosper and multiply more than your fathers.

Psalm 86:5
For You, O Lord, are kind and forgiving, rich in loving devotion to all who call on You.

Psalm 100:5
For the LORD is good, and His loving devotion endures forever; His faithfulness continues to all generations.


Treasury of Scripture

You are good, and do good; teach me your statutes.

good

Psalm 86:5
For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon thee.

Psalm 106:1
Praise ye the LORD. O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.

Psalm 107:1
O give thanks unto the LORD, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.

teach

Psalm 119:12,26
Blessed art thou, O LORD: teach me thy statutes…

Psalm 25:8,9
Good and upright is the LORD: therefore will he teach sinners in the way…









(68) It is characteristic of this psalm that the higher the conception of the Divine nature, the more earnest becomes the prayer for knowledge of His will in relation to conduct.

Verse 68. - Thou art good, and doest good. Even chastening is a proof of thy goodness. By it thou "doest good" to thy servants (see Hebrews 12:10, 11). Teach me thy statutes. Impress thy Law upon me, even though it be by chastening.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
You
אַתָּ֥ה (’at·tāh)
Pronoun - second person masculine singular
Strong's 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

are good,
טוֹב־ (ṭō·wḇ-)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 2896: Pleasant, agreeable, good

and You do what is good;
וּמֵטִ֗יב (ū·mê·ṭîḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 2895: To be pleasing or good

teach
לַמְּדֵ֥נִי (lam·mə·ḏê·nî)
Verb - Piel - Imperative - masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's 3925: To exercise in, learn

me 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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