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116 Support me, according to thy word, that I may live; and let me not be ashamed of mine hope.

117 Sustain me, that I may be safe; and I will always regard thy statutes.

118 Thou treadest down all those who stray from thy statutes; for their falschood to thee deceiveth them.

119 Thou reputest all the wicked of the earth as dross; therefore, I love thy testimonies.

120 My flesh trembleth through fear of thee, and I stand in awe of thy judgments.

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I EXECUTE judginent and justice; leave me not to mine oppressors.

122 Deal kindly with thy servant for his good; let not the proud oppress me.

123 Mine eyes are wasted with looking for thy salvation, and for thy righteous promise.

124 Do unto thy servant according to thy mercy, and teach me thy statutes. 125 I am thy servant; give me under

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standing that I may know thy testimonies.

126 It is time for thee, o JEHOVAH ! to cxecute judgment; for they have made void thy law:

127 Therefore, I love thy commandmenis, more than gold, even than fine gold :

128 Therefore, I esteem all thy precepts to be right, and abhor every false path.

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THY testimonies are wonderful; therefore, my soul keepeth them.

130 When thy word is unfolded, it gireth light and understanding to the simple.

131 I open my mouth and pant, for I long for thy commandments.

132 Look upon me and be gracious unto me, as thou art wont to do unto those who love thy name.

133 Direct my steps according to thy word, and let no iniquity have dominion

over me.

134 Rescue me from the oppression of men, then I will keep thy precepts.

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135 Make thy countenance to shine on thy servant, and teach me thy statutes.

136 Mine eyes ponr down rivers of water, because men keep not thy law.

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RIGHTEOUS art thou, O JEHOVAH! and just are thy judginents.

138 The testimonies thou hast coinmanded, are very rightcous and true.

139 My zeal consumeth me, because mine adversaries forget thy words.

140 Thy word is exceedingly pure, and thy servant loveth it.

141 Though I am small and despised, yet I do not forget thy commandments.

142 Thy righteousness is righteousness for ever, and thy law is the truth.

143 Distress and anguish have seized upon me; yet thy commandments are my delight.

144 The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting ; cause me to understand them that I may live.

19 I CALL with my whole heart; hear me, o JEITOVAH !-I will keep thy statutes.

146 I call upon thee: o save me! and I will observe thy testimonics.

147 Before the dawn of day I cry unto thee ; for I place my trust in thy word.

148 Mine cyes precede the morningwatch, that I may meditate on thy word.

149 Hear my voice, O JEHOVAH! according to thy mercy; revive me, as thou art wont.

150 They draw near who follow mischief, and depart from thy law.

151 Thou, O JEHOVAH ! art near, and all thy commandments are truth.

152 I have long since known, that thou hast established thy testimonies for ever.

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CONSIDER mine affliction, and deliver me, for I do not forget thy law.

154 Plead thou my cause, and deliver me; revive me according to thy word.

155 Salvation is far from the wicked, for they do not inquire after thy statutes.

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156 Many are thy mercies, o JEHOVAH! revive me as thou art wont.

157 My persecutors and mine adversaries are many: yet I do not swerve from thy testimonies.

158 When I see the transgressors, I am grieved, for they keep not thy word.

159 Consider, o JEHOVAH ! how I love thy commandments; revive me, according to thy mercy.

160 The whole of thy word is truth, and all thy laws are righteousness for ever.

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PRINCES persecute me without cause; but my heart standeth in awe of thy word.

162 I rejoice as much in thy word, as one who findeth great spoil.

163 I hate and abhor falsehood, but I love thy law.

164 Seven times in a day 1 praise thee for all thy righteous laws.

165 Great peace have they who love thy law; and nothing shall cause them to fall.

166 I wait thy salvation, O JEHOVAH ! and perform thy commands.

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