How I love Your teaching! It is my meditation all day long.
Instead, his delight is in the Lord's instruction, and he meditates on it day and night.
How sweet Your word is to my taste- [sweeter] than honey to my mouth.
I have not departed from the commands of His lips; I have treasured the words of His mouth more than my daily food.
My eyes grow weary [looking] for what You have promised; I ask, "When will You comfort me?"
Princes have persecuted me without cause, but my heart fears [only] Your word.
My hand made all these things, and so they all came into being. [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration. I will look favorably on this kind of person: one who is humble, submissive in spirit, and who trembles at My word.
I will delight in Your statutes; I will not forget Your word.
I have seen the disloyal and feel disgust because they do not keep Your word.
I have treasured Your word in my heart so that I may not sin against You.
Those who fear You will see me and rejoice, for I put my hope in Your word.
I have more insight than all my teachers because Your decrees are my meditation.
I rejoice over Your promise like one who finds vast treasure.
Your words were found, and I ate them. Your words became a delight to me and the joy of my heart, for I am called by Your name, Lord God of Hosts.
Then I can answer the one who taunts me, for I trust in Your word.
Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I keep Your word.
But He replied to them, "My mother and My brothers are those who hear and do the word of God."
I have revealed Your name to the men You gave Me from the world. They were Yours, You gave them to Me, and they have kept Your word.
My tongue sings about Your promise, for all Your commandments are righteous.
Your word is a lamp for my feet and a light on my path.
Lord, may You be praised; teach me Your statutes.
Make my steps steady through Your promise; don't let sin dominate me.
My life is down in the dust; give me life through Your word.