The precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; The commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.
The words of the LORD are pure words; As silver tried in a furnace on the earth, refined seven times.
Therefore I esteem right all Your precepts concerning everything, I hate every false way.
Consider and answer me, O LORD my God; Enlighten my eyes, or I will sleep the sleep of death,
I have rejoiced in the way of Your testimonies, As much as in all riches.
May my heart be blameless in Your statutes, So that I will not be ashamed.
Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path.
because Abraham obeyed Me and kept My charge, My commandments, My statutes and My laws."
"When they have a dispute, it comes to me, and I judge between a man and his neighbor and make known the statutes of God and His laws."
"See, I have taught you statutes and judgments just as the LORD my God commanded me, that you should do thus in the land where you are entering to possess it.
then it shall come about that the place in which the LORD your God will choose for His name to dwell, there you shall bring all that I command you: your burnt offerings and your sacrifices, your tithes and the contribution of your hand, and all your choice votive offerings which you will vow to the LORD.
and you shall rejoice before the LORD your God, you and your son and your daughter and your male and female servants and the Levite who is in your town, and the stranger and the orphan and the widow who are in your midst, in the place where the LORD your God chooses to establish His name.
and you shall rejoice in your feast, you and your son and your daughter and your male and female servants and the Levite and the stranger and the orphan and the widow who are in your towns.
"Then You came down on Mount Sinai, And spoke with them from heaven; You gave them just ordinances and true laws, Good statutes and commandments.
I delight to do Your will, O my God; Your Law is within my heart."
So that they might keep His statutes And observe His laws, Praise the LORD!
Blessed are You, O LORD; Teach me Your statutes.
I shall delight in Your statutes; I shall not forget Your word.
Your testimonies also are my delight; They are my counselors.
Behold, I long for Your precepts; Revive me through Your righteousness.
Your statutes are my songs In the house of my pilgrimage.
If Your law had not been my delight, Then I would have perished in my affliction.
Your commandments make me wiser than my enemies, For they are ever mine.
I have done justice and righteousness; Do not leave me to my oppressors.
The unfolding of Your words gives light; It gives understanding to the simple.
Trouble and anguish have come upon me, Yet Your commandments are my delight.
Let my lips utter praise, For You teach me Your statutes.
For the LORD gives wisdom; From His mouth come knowledge and understanding.
For the commandment is a lamp and the teaching is light; And reproofs for discipline are the way of life
Every word of God is tested; He is a shield to those who take refuge in Him.
You meet him who rejoices in doing righteousness, Who remembers You in Your ways Behold, You were angry, for we sinned, We continued in them a long time; And shall we be saved?
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.
"I will put My Spirit within you and cause you to walk in My statutes, and you will be careful to observe My ordinances.
But if you bear the name "Jew" and rely upon the Law and boast in God,
because by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified in His sight; for through the Law comes the knowledge of sin.
What shall we say then? Is the Law sin? May it never be! On the contrary, I would not have come to know sin except through the Law; for I would not have known about coveting if the Law had not said, "YOU SHALL NOT COVET."
So then, the Law is holy, and the commandment is holy and righteous and good.
For I joyfully concur with the law of God in the inner man,
"For through the Law I died to the Law, so that I might live to God.
For as many as are of the works of the Law are under a curse; for it is written, "CURSED IS EVERYONE WHO DOES NOT ABIDE BY ALL THINGS WRITTEN IN THE BOOK OF THE LAW, TO PERFORM THEM."
Is the Law then contrary to the promises of God? May it never be! For if a law had been given which was able to impart life, then righteousness would indeed have been based on law.
All the people went away to eat, to drink, to send portions and to celebrate a great festival, because they understood the words which had been made known to them.