Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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 lives within me.”

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."

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.

Verse Picture

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 40:8

Devotionals containing Psalm 40:8

Images Psalm 40:8

Prayers for Psalm 40:8

Context Readings

Thanksgiving And A Cry For Help

7 Then I said, "Here I am! I have come! In the scroll of the book it is written about me. 8 I delight to do your will, my God. Your Law is part of my inner being." 9 In the great congregation I have proclaimed the righteous good news. Behold, I did not seal my lips, LORD, as you know.


Cross References

John 4:34

Jesus told them, "My food is doing the will of the one who sent me and completing his work.

Psalm 119:16

I am delighted with your statutes; I will not forget your word. Gimmel

Psalm 119:24

I take joy in your decrees, for they are my counselors. Daleth

Psalm 119:92

Had your instruction not been my pleasure, I would have died in my affliction.

Jeremiah 31:33

"Rather, this is the covenant that I'll make with the house of Israel after those days," declares the LORD. "I'll put my Law within them and will write it on their hearts. I'll be their God and they will be my people.

2 Corinthians 3:3

You are demonstrating that you are the Messiah's letter, produced by our service, 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 haven't wandered away from the commands that he has spoken; I've treasured what he has said more than my own meals."

Psalm 37:30-31

The mouth of the righteous one produces wisdom; his tongue speaks justice.

Psalm 112:1

Hallelujah! How happy is the person who fears the LORD, who truly delights in his commandments.

Psalm 119:47

I will take delight in your commands, which I love.

Proverbs 3:1

My son, don't forget my instruction, and keep my commandments carefully in mind.

Jeremiah 15:16

Your words were found, and I consumed them. Your words were joy and my hearts delight, because I bear your name, LORD God of the Heavenly Armies.

Romans 7:22

For I delight in the Law of God in my inner being,

Romans 8:29

For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that the Son might be the firstborn among many brothers.

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