Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.”

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;
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.

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.

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.

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, "Look, I come. In [the] scroll of [the] book it is written concerning me: 8 'I delight to do your will, O my God, and your law [is] {deep within me}.'" 9 I have brought good tidings [of] righteousness in the great congregation. Look, I have not shut my lips. O Yahweh, {you surely know that}.


Cross References

John 4:34

Jesus said to them, "My food is that I do the will of the one who sent me and complete his work.

Psalm 119:16

I will take delight in your statutes; I will not forget your word.

Psalm 119:24

Your testimonies [are] my delight, {my counselors}.

Psalm 119:92

Unless your law [had been] my delight, then I would have perished in my misery.

Jeremiah 31:33

"But this [is] the covenant that I will {make} with the house of Israel after those days," {declares} Yahweh: "I will put my law in their inward parts and on their hearts I will write it, and I will be to them God, and they themselves will be to me people.

2 Corinthians 3:3

revealing that you are a letter of Christ, delivered by us, inscribed not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on stone tablets but on tablets of human hearts.

Job 23:12

[From] the commandment of his lips, indeed I have not departed; I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my daily food.

Psalm 37:30-31

[The] mouth of [the] righteous utters wisdom, and his tongue speaks justice.

Psalm 112:1

Praise Yah! Blessed [is the] man [who] fears Yahweh; he takes great delight in his commands.

Psalm 119:47

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

Proverbs 3:1

My child, do not forget my instruction, and may your heart guard my commands.

Jeremiah 15:16

Your words were found and I ate them, and your words became to me as jubilation, even as the joy of my heart, for your name is called on me, Yahweh God of hosts.

Romans 7:22

For I joyfully agree with the law of God in my inner person,

Romans 8:29

because [those] whom he foreknew, he also predestined [to be] conformed to the image of his Son, so that he should be the firstborn among many brothers.

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