Psalm 119:72
New International Version
The law from your mouth is more precious to me than thousands of pieces of silver and gold.

New Living Translation
Your instructions are more valuable to me than millions in gold and silver. Yodh

English Standard Version
The law of your mouth is better to me than thousands of gold and silver pieces.

Berean Study Bible
The law from Your mouth is more precious to me than thousands of pieces of gold and silver.

King James Bible
The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.

New King James Version
The law of Your mouth is better to me Than thousands of coins of gold and silver.

New American Standard Bible
The Law of Your mouth is better to me Than thousands of gold and silver pieces.

NASB 1995
The law of Your mouth is better to me Than thousands of gold and silver pieces. Yodh.

NASB 1977
The law of Thy mouth is better to me Than thousands of gold and silver pieces.

Amplified Bible
The law from Your mouth is better to me Than thousands of gold and silver pieces.

Christian Standard Bible
Instruction from your lips is better for me than thousands of gold and silver pieces.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Instruction from Your lips is better for me than thousands of gold and silver pieces.

American Standard Version
The law of thy mouth is better unto me Than thousands of gold and silver.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The Law of your mouth is better to me than thousands of gold and silver!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The law of thy mouth is better to me than thousands of gold and silver.

Contemporary English Version
I would rather obey you than to have a thousand pieces of silver and gold.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The law of thy mouth is good to me, above thousands of gold and silver.

English Revised Version
The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.

Good News Translation
The law that you gave means more to me than all the money in the world.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The teachings [that come] from your mouth are worth more to me than thousands in gold or silver.

International Standard Version
Instruction that comes from you is better for me than thousands of gold and silver coins.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The law of Thy mouth is better unto me Than thousands of gold and silver.

Literal Standard Version
The Law of Your mouth [is] better to me Than thousands of gold and silver!

NET Bible
The law you have revealed is more important to me than thousands of pieces of gold and silver.

New Heart English Bible
The Law you have spoken is better to me than thousands of pieces of gold and silver.

World English Bible
The law of your mouth is better to me than thousands of pieces of gold and silver. YUD

Young's Literal Translation
Better to me is the law of Thy mouth Than thousands of gold and silver!

Additional Translations ...
Context
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
71It was good for me to be afflicted, that I might learn Your statutes. 72The law from Your mouth is more precious to me than thousands of pieces of gold and silver. 73Your hands have made me and fashioned me; give me understanding to learn Your commandments.…

Cross References
Psalm 19:10
They are more precious than gold, than much pure gold; they are sweeter than honey, than honey from the comb.

Psalm 119:13
With my lips I proclaim all the judgments of Your mouth.

Psalm 119:127
Therefore I love Your commandments more than gold, even the purest gold.

Proverbs 8:10
Receive my instruction instead of silver, and knowledge rather than pure gold.

Proverbs 8:11
For wisdom is more precious than rubies, and nothing you desire compares with her.


Treasury of Scripture

The law of your mouth is better to me than thousands of gold and silver.

better

Psalm 119:14,111,127,162
I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all riches…

Psalm 19:10
More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.

Proverbs 3:14,15
For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold…









(72) Better unto me--i.e., better for me.

Thousands of.--We must supply shekels or pieces.

Verse 72. - The Law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver; i.e. I value it more than any amount of earthly riches.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The law
תֽוֹרַת־ (ṯō·w·raṯ-)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 8451: Direction, instruction, law

from Your mouth
פִּ֑יךָ (pî·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 6310: The mouth, edge, portion, side, according to

is more precious
טֽוֹב־ (ṭō·wḇ-)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 2896: Pleasant, agreeable, good

to me
לִ֥י (lî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew

than thousands [of pieces]
מֵ֝אַלְפֵ֗י (mê·’al·p̄ê)
Preposition-m | Number - masculine plural construct
Strong's 505: A thousand

of gold
זָהָ֥ב (zā·hāḇ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2091: Gold, something gold-colored, as oil, a clear sky

and silver.
וָכָֽסֶף׃ (wā·ḵā·sep̄)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3701: Silver, money


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