Psalm 26:3
New International Version
for I have always been mindful of your unfailing love and have lived in reliance on your faithfulness.

New Living Translation
For I am always aware of your unfailing love, and I have lived according to your truth.

English Standard Version
For your steadfast love is before my eyes, and I walk in your faithfulness.

Berean Study Bible
For Your loving devotion is before my eyes, and I have walked in Your truth.

King James Bible
For thy lovingkindness is before mine eyes: and I have walked in thy truth.

New King James Version
For Your lovingkindness is before my eyes, And I have walked in Your truth.

New American Standard Bible
For Your goodness is before my eyes, And I have walked in Your truth.

NASB 1995
For Your lovingkindness is before my eyes, And I have walked in Your truth.

NASB 1977
For Thy lovingkindness is before my eyes, And I have walked in Thy truth.

Amplified Bible
For Your lovingkindness is before my eyes, And I have walked [faithfully] in Your truth.

Christian Standard Bible
For your faithful love guides me, and I live by your truth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For Your faithful love is before my eyes, and I live by Your truth.

American Standard Version
For thy lovingkindness is before mine eyes; And I have walked in thy truth.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For thy mercy is before mine eyes: and I am well pleased with thy truth.

Contemporary English Version
I never forget your kindness, and I am always faithful to you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For thy mercy is before my eyes; and I am well pleased with thy truth.

English Revised Version
For thy lovingkindness is before mine eyes; and I have walked in thy truth.

Good News Translation
Your constant love is my guide; your faithfulness always leads me.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I see your mercy in front of me. I walk in the light of your truth.

International Standard Version
For your gracious love precedes me, and I continuously walk according to your truth.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For Thy mercy is before mine eyes; And I have walked in Thy truth.

Literal Standard Version
For Your kindness [is] before my eyes, "" And I have habitually walked in Your truth.

NET Bible
For I am ever aware of your faithfulness, and your loyalty continually motivates me.

New Heart English Bible
For your loving kindness is before my eyes. I have walked in your truth.

World English Bible
For your loving kindness is before my eyes. I have walked in your truth.

Young's Literal Translation
For Thy kindness is before mine eyes, And I have walked habitually in Thy truth.

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Vindicate Me, O LORD
2Test me, O LORD, and try me; examine my heart and mind. 3For Your loving devotion is before my eyes, and I have walked in Your truth. 4I do not sit with deceitful men, nor keep company with hypocrites.…

Cross References
2 Kings 20:3
"Please, O LORD, remember how I have walked before You faithfully and with wholehearted devotion; I have done what was good in Your sight." And Hezekiah wept bitterly.

Psalm 48:9
Within Your temple, O God, we contemplate Your loving devotion.

Psalm 86:11
Teach me Your way, O LORD, that I may walk in Your truth. Give me an undivided heart, that I may fear Your name.

Isaiah 38:3
saying, "Please, O LORD, remember how I have walked before You faithfully and with wholehearted devotion; I have done what was good in Your sight." And Hezekiah wept bitterly.


Treasury of Scripture

For your loving kindness is before my eyes: and I have walked in your truth.

For

Psalm 52:1
To the chief Musician, Maschil, A Psalm of David, when Doeg the Edomite came and told Saul, and said unto him, David is come to the house of Ahimelech. Why boastest thou thyself in mischief, O mighty man? the goodness of God endureth continually.

Psalm 85:10-13
Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other

Matthew 5:44-48
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; …

and

Psalm 25:5
Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.

Psalm 101:2
I will behave myself wisely in a perfect way. O when wilt thou come unto me? I will walk within my house with a perfect heart.

Psalm 119:142
Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is the truth.









(3) For thy lovingkindness . . .--God's favour was before him as an encouragement, and God's truth formed the rule of his life.

Verse 3. - For thy loving-kindness is before mine eyes. The psalmist now enters upon an enumeration of the points of conduct on which his confidence in his integrity rests. They are six - three positive and three negative. First of all, he keeps God's loving-kindness, or mercy (חֶסֶד), ever before his eyes - reflects on it, meditates on it, presents it to his thought - continually. And I have walked in thy truth. Secondly, he walks - he has always walked - in God s truth. God's Law is the truth (Psalm 119:42); and walking in God's truth is walking in the Law which he has given to men; as Hitzig, Maurer, and others have seen. Hengstenberg's exposition, "I have constantly thought upon thy faithfulness," cannot be admitted.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
For
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

Your loving devotion
חַ֭סְדְּךָ (ḥas·də·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2617: Kindness, piety, reproof, beauty

is before
לְנֶ֣גֶד (lə·ne·ḡeḏ)
Preposition-l
Strong's Hebrew 5048: A front, part opposite, a counterpart, mate, over against, before

my eyes,
עֵינָ֑י (‘ê·nāy)
Noun - cdc | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 5869: An eye, a fountain

and I have walked
וְ֝הִתְהַלַּ֗כְתִּי (wə·hiṯ·hal·laḵ·tî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hitpael - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 1980: To go, come, walk

in Your truth.
בַּאֲמִתֶּֽךָ׃ (ba·’ă·mit·te·ḵā)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 571: Stability, certainty, truth, trustworthiness


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