Psalm 40:8



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

I delight to do Your will, O my God; Your Law is within my heart."

King James Version

I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart.

Holman Bible

I delight to do Your will, my God; Your instruction resides within me."

International Standard Version

I delight to do your will, my God. Your Law is part of my inner being."

A Conservative Version

I delight to do thy will, O my God. Yea, thy law is within my heart.

American Standard Version

I delight to do thy will, O my God; Yea, thy law is within my heart.

Amplified

I delight to do Your will, O my God; yes, Your law is within my heart.

Bible in Basic English

My delight is to do your pleasure, O my God; truly, your law is in my heart.

Darby Translation

To do thy good pleasure, my God, is my delight, and thy law is within my heart.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I delight to do thy will, O my God; thy law is within my bowels.

Julia Smith Translation

To do thine acceptance, O my God, I delighted; and thy law in the midst of my bowels.

King James 2000

I delight to do your will, O my God: yea, your law is within my heart.

Lexham Expanded Bible

'I delight to do your will, O my God, and your law [is] {deep within me}.'"

Modern King James verseion

I delight to do Your will, O My God; and Your Law is within My heart.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that I should fulfill thy will, O my God. I am content to do it; yea, thy law is within my heart."

NET Bible

I want to do what pleases you, my God. Your law dominates my thoughts."

New Heart English Bible

I delight to do your will, my God. Yes, your Law is within my heart."

New simplified Bible

I am pleased to do your will, O my God; Your Law is within my heart.

The Emphasized Bible

To do thy good-pleasure, O my God, is my delight, And, thy law, is in the midst of mine inward parts:

Webster

I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart.

World English Bible

I delight to do your will, my God. Yes, your law is within my heart."

Youngs Literal Translation

To do Thy pleasure, my God, I have delighted, And Thy law is within my heart.

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Context Readings

Thanksgiving And A Cry For Help

7 Then I said, "Behold, I come; In the scroll of the book it is written of me. 8 I delight to do Your will, O my God; Your Law is within my heart." 9 I have proclaimed glad tidings of righteousness in the great congregation; Behold, I will not restrain my lips, O LORD, You know.


Cross References

John 4:34

Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to accomplish His work.

Psalm 119:16

I shall delight in Your statutes; I shall not forget Your word.

Psalm 119:24

Your testimonies also are my delight; They are my counselors.

Psalm 119:92

If Your law had not been my delight, Then I would have perished in my affliction.

Jeremiah 31:33

"But this is the covenant which I will make with the house of Israel after those days," declares the LORD, "I will put My law within them and on their heart I will write it; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people.

2 Corinthians 3:3

being manifested that you are a letter of Christ, cared for by us, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts.

Job 23:12

"I have not departed from the command of His lips; I have treasured the words of His mouth more than my necessary food.

Psalm 37:30-31

The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom, And his tongue speaks justice.

Psalm 112:1

Praise the LORD! How blessed is the man who fears the LORD, Who greatly delights in His commandments.

Psalm 119:47

I shall delight in Your commandments, Which I love.

Proverbs 3:1

My son, do not forget my teaching, But let your heart keep my commandments;

Jeremiah 15:16

Your words were found and I ate them, And Your words became for me a joy and the delight of my heart; For I have been called by Your name, O LORD God of hosts.

Romans 7:22

For I joyfully concur with the law of God in the inner man,

Romans 8:29

For those whom He foreknew, He also predestined to become conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brethren;

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