Instead he finds pleasure in obeying the Lord's commands; he meditates on his commands day and night.
Guide me in the path of your commands, for I delight to walk in it.
This law scroll must not leave your lips! You must memorize it day and night so you can carefully obey all that is written in it. Then you will prosper and be successful.
If I had not found encouragement in your law, I would have died in my sorrow.
Praise the Lord! How blessed is the one who obeys the Lord, who takes great delight in keeping his commands.
For this is the love of God: that we keep his commandments. And his commandments do not weigh us down,
I have not departed from the commands of his lips; I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my allotted portion.
(Alef) How blessed are those whose actions are blameless, who obey the law of the Lord.
I will meditate on your precepts and focus on your behavior.
I will find delight in your commands, which I love.
(Mem) O how I love your law! All day long I meditate on it.
As your words came to me I drank them in, and they filled my heart with joy and happiness because I belong to you.
Take pains with these things; be absorbed in them, so that everyone will see your progress.
The law you have revealed is more important to me than thousands of pieces of gold and silver.
A song, a psalm written by the Korahites; for the music director; according to the machalath-leannoth style; a well-written song by Heman the Ezrachite. O Lord God who delivers me! By day I cry out and at night I pray before you.
Won't God give justice to his chosen ones, who cry out to him day and night? Will he delay long to help them?
I am thankful to God, whom I have served with a clear conscience as my ancestors did, when I remember you in my prayers as I do constantly night and day.
She had lived as a widow since then for eighty-four years. She never left the temple, worshiping with fasting and prayer night and day.
For you recall, brothers and sisters, our toil and drudgery: By working night and day so as not to impose a burden on any of you, we preached to you the gospel of God.