Rivers of waters run down my eyes, because they keep not your law.
I. The tears of a PATRIOT. He knew that those who obeyed not the laws of God were pernicious citizens and would endanger the commonwealth. "Righteousness exalteth a nation," but righteousness is obedience to eternal laws.
II. The tears of a PHILANTHROPIST. He knew that those who transgressed the Divine laws sinned against their own souls and endangered their own interest. He knew that all the sorrows and miseries sprang from disobedience.
III. The tears of a RELIGIONIST. He loved the great God, and he was grieved to hear His Name profaned, His precepts violated, and His authority contemned.
Parallel VersesKJV: Rivers of waters run down mine eyes, because they keep not thy law.