Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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.

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."

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 say, "Look! I come! What is written in the scroll pertains to me. 8 I want to do what pleases you, my God. Your law dominates my thoughts." 9 I have told the great assembly about your justice. Look! I spare no words! O Lord, you know this is true.


Cross References

John 4:34

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

Psalm 119:16

I find delight in your statutes; I do not forget your instructions.

Psalm 119:24

Yes, I find delight in your rules; they give me guidance.

Psalm 119:92

If I had not found encouragement in your law, I would have died in my sorrow.

Jeremiah 31:33

"But I will make a new covenant with the whole nation of Israel after I plant them back in the land," says the Lord. "I will put my law within them and write it on their hearts and minds. I will be their God and they will be my people.

2 Corinthians 3:3

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

Job 23:12

I have not departed from the commands of his lips; I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my allotted portion.

Psalm 37:30-31

The godly speak wise words and promote justice.

Psalm 112:1

Praise the Lord! How blessed is the one who obeys the Lord, who takes great delight in keeping his commands.

Psalm 119:47

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

Proverbs 3:1

My child, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments,

Jeremiah 15:16

As your words came to me I drank them in, and they filled my heart with joy and happiness because I belong to you.

Romans 7:22

For I delight in the law of God in my inner being.

Romans 8:29

because those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that his Son would be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters.

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