Psalm 119:8
New International Version
I will obey your decrees; do not utterly forsake me.

New Living Translation
I will obey your decrees. Please don’t give up on me! Beth

English Standard Version
I will keep your statutes; do not utterly forsake me!

Berean Study Bible
I will keep Your statutes; do not utterly forsake me.

King James Bible
I will keep thy statutes: O forsake me not utterly.

New King James Version
I will keep Your statutes; Oh, do not forsake me utterly!

New American Standard Bible
I will keep Your statutes; Do not utterly abandon me!

NASB 1995
I shall keep Your statutes; Do not forsake me utterly! Beth.

NASB 1977
I shall keep Thy statutes; Do not forsake me utterly!

Amplified Bible
I shall keep Your statutes; Do not utterly abandon me [when I fail].

Christian Standard Bible
I will keep your statutes; never abandon me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will keep Your statutes; never abandon me.

American Standard Version
I will observe thy statutes: Oh forsake me not utterly.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I have kept your commandments, do not leave me for eternity!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I will keep thine ordinances: O forsake me not greatly.

Contemporary English Version
I will obey all of them! Don't turn your back on me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I will keep thy justifications: O! do not thou utterly forsake me.

English Revised Version
I will observe thy statutes: O forsake me not utterly.

Good News Translation
I will obey your laws; never abandon me!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I will obey your laws. Never abandon me.

International Standard Version
I will keep your statutes; do not ever abandon me.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I will observe Thy statutes; O forsake me not utterly.

Literal Standard Version
I keep Your statutes, do not utterly leave me!

NET Bible
I will keep your statutes. Do not completely abandon me!

New Heart English Bible
I will observe your statutes. Do not utterly forsake me.

World English Bible
I will observe your statutes. Don't utterly forsake me. BET

Young's Literal Translation
Thy statutes I keep, leave me not utterly!

Additional Translations ...
Context
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
7I will praise You with an upright heart when I learn Your righteous judgments. 8 I will keep Your statutes; do not utterly forsake me. 9How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to Your word.…

Cross References
Psalm 38:21
Do not forsake me, O LORD; be not far from me, O my God.

Psalm 71:9
Do not discard me in my old age; do not forsake me when my strength fails.

Psalm 71:18
Even when I am old and gray, do not forsake me, O God, until I proclaim Your power to the next generation, Your might to all who are to come.

Psalm 138:8
The LORD will fulfill His purpose for me. O LORD, Your loving devotion endures forever--do not abandon the works of Your hands.


Treasury of Scripture

I will keep your statutes: O forsake me not utterly.

I will

Psalm 119:16,106,115
I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word…

Joshua 24:15
And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.

O forsake

Psalm 119:116,117,176
Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live: and let me not be ashamed of my hope…

Psalm 38:21,22
Forsake me not, O LORD: O my God, be not far from me…

Psalm 51:11
Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy holy spirit from me.









Verse 8. - I will keep thy statutes. This is my will and wish (see ver. 5); but, that I may be able to carry it out, O forsake me not utterly. Without thee I have no strength to do aright.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I will keep
אֶשְׁמֹ֑ר (’eš·mōr)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 8104: To hedge about, guard, to protect, attend to

Your statutes;
חֻקֶּ֥יךָ (ḥuq·qe·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 2706: Something prescribed or owed, a statute

do not
אַֽל־ (’al-)
Adverb
Strong's 408: Not

utterly
עַד־ (‘aḏ-)
Preposition
Strong's 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

forsake me.
תַּעַזְבֵ֥נִי (ta·‘az·ḇê·nî)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's 5800: To loosen, relinquish, permit


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