1 ALEPH. Blessed [are] the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD.
2 Blessed are they that keepe his testimonies, and seeke him with their whole heart.
3 They also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways.
4 Thou hast commaunded to keepe thy precepts diligently.
5 O that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes!
6 Then should I not be confounded, when I haue respect vnto all thy commandements.
7 I will praise thee with uprightness of heart, when I shall have learned thy righteous judgments.
8 I will keep thy statutes: O forsake me not utterly.
9 BETH. Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed [thereto] according to thy word.
10 With my whole heart haue I sought thee: let me not wander from thy commandements.
11 Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.
12 Blessed art thou, O Lorde: teache mee thy statutes.
13 With my lippes haue I declared all the iudgements of thy mouth.
14 I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as [much as] in all riches.
15 I will meditate in thy precepts, and consider thy waies.
16 I will delite in thy statutes, and I will not forget thy worde.
17 GIMEL. Deal bountifully with thy servant, [that] I may live, and keep thy word.
18 Open mine eies, that I may see the wonders of thy Lawe.
19 I [am] a stranger in the earth: hide not thy commandments from me.
20 Mine heart breaketh for the desire to thy iudgements always.
21 Thou hast rebuked the proud [that are] cursed, which do err from thy commandments.
22 Remoue from mee shame and contempt: for I haue kept thy testimonies.
23 Princes also did sit [and] speak against me: [but] thy servant did meditate in thy statutes.
24 Also thy testimonies are my delite, and my counsellers.
25 DALETH. My soul cleaveth unto the dust: quicken thou me according to thy word.
26 I have declared my ways, and thou heardest me: teach me thy statutes.
27 Make me to vnderstand ye way of thy precepts, & I will meditate in thy wondrous workes.
28 My soul melteth for heaviness: strengthen thou me according unto thy word.
29 Remove from me the way of lying: and grant me thy law graciously.
30 I haue chosen the way of trueth, and thy iudgements haue I laied before me.
31 I haue cleaued to thy testimonies, O Lord: confound me not.
32 I will run the way of thy commandments, when thou shalt enlarge my heart.
33 HE. Teach me, O LORD, the way of thy statutes; and I shall keep it [unto] the end.
34 Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with [my] whole heart.
35 Direct mee in the path of thy commandements: for therein is my delite.
36 Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.
37 Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; [and] quicken thou me in thy way.
38 Stablish thy promesse to thy seruaunt, because he feareth thee.
39 Turn away my reproach which I fear: for thy judgments [are] good.
40 Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: quicken me in thy righteousness.
41 VAU. Let thy mercies come also unto me, O LORD, [even] thy salvation, according to thy word.
42 So shall I have wherewith to answer him that reproacheth me: for I trust in thy word.
43 And take not the woorde of trueth vtterly out of my mouth: for I waite for thy iudgements.
44 So shall I always keepe thy Lawe for euer and euer.
45 And I will walk at liberty: for I seek thy precepts.
46 I will speak of thy testimonies also before kings, and will not be ashamed.
47 And my delite shalbe in thy commaundements, which I haue loued.
48 Mine handes also will I lift vp vnto thy commaundements, which I haue loued, and I will meditate in thy statutes.
49 ZAIN. Remember the word unto thy servant, upon which thou hast caused me to hope.
50 It is my comfort in my trouble: for thy promes hath quickened me.
51 The proud have had me greatly in derision: [yet] have I not declined from thy law.
52 I remembered thy judgments of old, O LORD; and have comforted myself.
53 Horror hath taken hold upon me because of the wicked that forsake thy law.
54 Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.
55 I have remembered thy name, O LORD, in the night, and have kept thy law.
56 This I had, because I kept thy precepts.
57 CHETH. [Thou art] my portion, O LORD: I have said that I would keep thy words.
58 I made my supplication in thy presence with my whole heart: be mercifull vnto me according to thy promes.
59 I thought on my ways, and turned my feet unto thy testimonies.
60 I made haste and delaied not to keepe thy commandements.
61 The bands of the wicked have robbed me: [but] I have not forgotten thy law.
62 At midnight will I rise to giue thanks vnto thee, because of thy righteous iudgements.
63 I [am] a companion of all [them] that fear thee, and of them that keep thy precepts.
64 The earth, O LORD, is full of thy mercy: teach me thy statutes.
65 TETH. Thou hast dealt well with thy servant, O LORD, according unto thy word.
66 Teach me good iudgement & knowledge: for I haue beleeued thy commandements.
67 Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word.
68 Thou art good and gracious: teach me thy statutes.
69 The proud haue imagined a lie against me: but I wil keepe thy precepts with my whole heart.
70 Their heart is as fat as grease; [but] I delight in thy law.
71 [It is] good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes.
72 The Lawe of thy mouth is better vnto me, then thousands of golde and siluer.
73 JOD. Thy hands have made me and fashioned me: give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments.
74 They that fear thee will be glad when they see me; because I have hoped in thy word.
75 I knowe, O Lorde, that thy iudgements are right, and that thou hast afflicted me iustly.
76 I pray thee that thy mercie may comfort me according to thy promes vnto thy seruant.
77 Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live: for thy law [is] my delight.
78 Let the proude be ashamed: for they haue dealt wickedly and falsely with me: but I meditate in thy precepts.
79 Let those that fear thee turn unto me, and those that have known thy testimonies.
80 Let mine heart bee vpright in thy statutes, that I be not ashamed.
81 CAPH. My soul fainteth for thy salvation: [but] I hope in thy word.
82 Mine eyes faile for thy promes, saying, when wilt thou comfort me?
83 For I am become like a bottle in the smoke; [yet] do I not forget thy statutes.
84 How many [are] the days of thy servant? when wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me?
85 The proud have digged pits for me, which [are] not after thy law.
86 All thy commandments [are] faithful: they persecute me wrongfully; help thou me.
87 They had almost consumed me upon earth; but I forsook not thy precepts.
88 Quicken me according to thy louing kindnes: so shall I keepe the testimony of thy mouth.
89 LAMED. For ever, O LORD, thy word is settled in heaven.
90 Thy trueth is from generation to generation: thou hast layed the foundation of the earth, and it abideth.
91 They continue this day according to thine ordinances: for all [are] thy servants.
92 Except thy Lawe had bene my delite, I should now haue perished in mine affliction.
93 I wil neuer forget thy precepts: for by them thou hast quickened me.
94 I [am] thine, save me; for I have sought thy precepts.
95 The wicked haue waited for me to destroy me: but I will consider thy testimonies.
96 I have seen an end of all perfection: [but] thy commandment [is] exceeding broad.
97 MEM. O how love I thy law! it [is] my meditation all the day.
98 By thy commaundements thou hast made mee wiser then mine enemies: for they are euer with mee.
99 I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies [are] my meditation.
100 I vnderstoode more then the ancient, because I kept thy precepts.
101 I haue refrained my feete from euery euil way, that I might keepe thy word.
102 I have not departed from thy judgments: for thou hast taught me.
103 Howe sweete are thy promises vnto my mouth! yea, more then hony vnto my mouth.
104 By thy precepts I haue gotten vnderstanding: therefore I hate all the wayes of falshoode.
105 NUN. Thy word [is] a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.
106 I have sworn, and I will perform [it], that I will keep thy righteous judgments.
107 I am very sore afflicted: O Lord, quicken me according to thy word.
108 Accept, I beseech thee, the freewill offerings of my mouth, O LORD, and teach me thy judgments.
109 My soul [is] continually in my hand: yet do I not forget thy law.
110 The wicked haue layed a snare for mee: but I swarued not from thy precepts.
111 Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever: for they [are] the rejoicing of my heart.
112 I haue applied mine heart to fulfill thy statutes always, euen vnto the ende.
113 SAMECH. I hate [vain] thoughts: but thy law do I love.
114 Thou art my refuge and shield, and I trust in thy worde.
115 Depart from me, ye evildoers: for I will keep the commandments of my God.
116 Stablish me according to thy promes, that I may liue, and disappoint me not of mine hope.
117 Hold thou me up, and I shall be safe: and I will have respect unto thy statutes continually.
118 Thou hast trodden down all them that err from thy statutes: for their deceit [is] falsehood.
119 Thou puttest away all the wicked of the earth [like] dross: therefore I love thy testimonies.
120 My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.
121 Ain. I haue executed iudgement and iustice: leaue me not to mine oppressours.
122 Be surety for thy servant for good: let not the proud oppress me.
123 Mine eyes haue failed in waiting for thy saluation, and for thy iust promes.
124 Deal with thy servant according unto thy mercy, and teach me thy statutes.
125 I am thy seruant: graunt mee therefore vnderstanding, that I may knowe thy testimonies.
126 [It is] time for [thee], LORD, to work: [for] they have made void thy law.
127 Therefore loue I thy commaundements aboue golde, yea, aboue most fine golde.
128 Therefore I esteem all [thy] precepts [concerning] all [things to be] right; [and] I hate every false way.
129 PE. Thy testimonies [are] wonderful: therefore doth my soul keep them.
130 The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple.
131 I opened my mouth, and panted: for I longed for thy commandments.
132 Looke vpon mee and bee mercifull vnto me, as thou vsest to doe vnto those that loue thy Name.
133 Direct my steppes in thy worde, and let none iniquitie haue dominion ouer me.
134 Deliuer mee from the oppression of men, and I will keepe thy precepts.
135 Shew the light of thy countenance vpon thy seruant, and teache me thy statutes.
136 Rivers of waters run down mine eyes, because they keep not thy law.
137 Tsaddi. Righteous art thou, O Lorde, and iust are thy iudgements.
138 Thy testimonies [that] thou hast commanded [are] righteous and very faithful.
139 My zeale hath euen consumed mee, because mine enemies haue forgotten thy wordes.
140 Thy word is prooued most pure, and thy seruant loueth it.
141 I [am] small and despised: [yet] do not I forget thy precepts.
142 Thy righteousnesse is an euerlasting righteousnes, and thy Lawe is trueth.
143 Trouble and anguish are come vpon me: yet are thy commandements my delite.
144 The righteousness of thy testimonies [is] everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live.
145 KOPH. I cried with [my] whole heart; hear me, O LORD: I will keep thy statutes.
146 I called vpon thee: saue mee, and I will keepe thy testimonies.
147 I preuented the morning light, and cried: for I waited on thy word.
148 Mine eyes prevent the [night] watches, that I might meditate in thy word.
149 Heare my voyce according to thy louing kindenesse: O Lord, quicken me according to thy iudgement.
150 They draw nigh that follow after mischief: they are far from thy law.
151 Thou art neere, O Lorde: for all thy commaundements are true.
152 Concerning thy testimonies, I have known of old that thou hast founded them for ever.
153 Resh. Beholde mine affliction, and deliuer mee: for I haue not forgotten thy Lawe.
154 Plead my cause, and deliver me: quicken me according to thy word.
155 Saluation is farre from the wicked, because they seeke not thy statutes.
156 Great [are] thy tender mercies, O LORD: quicken me according to thy judgments.
157 My persecutours and mine oppressours are many: yet doe I not swarue from thy testimonies.
158 I beheld the transgressors, and was grieved; because they kept not thy word.
159 Consider how I love thy precepts: quicken me, O LORD, according to thy lovingkindness.
160 Thy word [is] true [from] the beginning: and every one of thy righteous judgments [endureth] for ever.
161 SCHIN. Princes have persecuted me without a cause: but my heart standeth in awe of thy word.
162 I reioyce at thy worde, as one that findeth a great spoyle.
163 I hate falshoode and abhorre it, but thy Lawe doe I loue.
164 Seven times a day do I praise thee because of thy righteous judgments.
165 Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them.
166 LORD, I have hoped for thy salvation, and done thy commandments.
167 My soule hath kept thy testimonies: for I loue them exceedingly.
168 I have kept thy precepts and thy testimonies: for all my ways [are] before thee.
169 TAU. Let my cry come near before thee, O LORD: give me understanding according to thy word.
170 Let my supplication come before thee, and deliuer me according to thy promes.
171 My lips shall utter praise, when thou hast taught me thy statutes.
172 My tongue shall intreate of thy word: for all thy commaundements are righteous.
173 Let thine hand helpe me: for I haue chosen thy precepts.
174 I haue longed for thy saluation, O Lorde, and thy Lawe is my delite.
175 Let my soul live, and it shall praise thee; and let thy judgments help me.
176 I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek thy servant; for I do not forget thy commandments.