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Psalm 119 word-for-word, per the King James (Authorized) Version. Suggestion: Use the Learn feature with "ignore stuff inside parentheses" and "ignore punctuation" on.

(ALEPH). Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD.

Psalm 119:1

Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart.

Psalm 119:2

They also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways.

Psalm 119:3

Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently.

Psalm 119:4

O that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes!

Psalm 119:5

Then shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect unto all thy commandments.

Psalm 119:6

I will praise thee with uprightness of heart, when I shall have learned thy righteous judgments.

Psalm 119:7

I will keep thy statutes: O forsake me not utterly.

Psalm 119:8

(BETH). Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word.

Psalm 119:9

With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments.

Psalm 119:10

Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.

Psalm 119:11

Blessed art thou, O LORD: teach me thy statutes.

Psalm 119:12

With my lips have I declared all the judgments of thy mouth.

Psalm 119:13

I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all riches.

Psalm 119:14

I will meditate in thy precepts, and have respect unto thy ways.

Psalm 119:15

I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word.

Psalm 119:16

(GIMEL). Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live, and keep thy word.

Psalm 119:17

Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law.

Psalm 119:18

I am a stranger in the earth: hide not thy commandments from me.

Psalm 119:19

My soul breaketh for the longing that it hath unto thy judgments at all times.

Psalm 119:20

Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, which do err from thy commandments.

Psalm 119:21

Remove from me reproach and contempt; for I have kept thy testimonies.

Psalm 119:22

Princes also did sit and speak against me: but thy servant did meditate in thy statutes.

Psalm 119:23

Thy testimonies also are my delight and my counsellors.

Psalm 119:24

(DALETH). My soul cleaveth unto the dust: quicken thou me according to thy word.

Psalm 119:25

I have declared my ways, and thou heardest me: teach me thy statutes.

Psalm 119:26

Make me to understand the way of thy precepts: so shall I talk of thy wondrous works.

Psalm 119:27

My soul melteth for heaviness: strengthen thou me according unto thy word.

Psalm 119:28

Remove from me the way of lying: and grant me thy law graciously.

Psalm 119:29

I have chosen the way of truth: thy judgments have I laid before me.

Psalm 119:30

I have stuck unto thy testimonies: O LORD, put me not to shame.

Psalm 119:31

I will run the way of thy commandments, when thou shalt enlarge my heart.

Psalm 119:32

(HE). Teach me, O LORD, the way of thy statutes; and I shall keep it unto the end.

Psalm 119:33

Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.

Psalm 119:34

Make me to go in the path of thy commandments; for therein do I delight.

Psalm 119:35

Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.

Psalm 119:36

Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken thou me in thy way.

Psalm 119:37

Stablish thy word unto thy servant, who is devoted to thy fear.

Psalm 119:38

Turn away my reproach which I fear: for thy judgments are good.

Psalm 119:39

Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: quicken me in thy righteousness.

Psalm 119:40

(VAU). Let thy mercies come also unto me, O LORD, even thy salvation, according to thy word.

Psalm 119:41

So shall I have wherewith to answer him that reproacheth me: for I trust in thy word.

Psalm 119:42

And take not the word of truth utterly out of my mouth; for I have hoped in thy judgments.

Psalm 119:43

So shall I keep thy law continually for ever and ever.

Psalm 119:44

And I will walk at liberty: for I seek thy precepts.

Psalm 119:45

I will speak of thy testimonies also before kings, and will not be ashamed.

Psalm 119:46

And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I have loved.

Psalm 119:47

My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandments, which I have loved; and I will meditate in thy statutes.

Psalm 119:48

(ZAIN). Remember the word unto thy servant, upon which thou hast caused me to hope.

Psalm 119:49

This is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word hath quickened me.

Psalm 119:50

The proud have had me greatly in derision: yet have I not declined from thy law.

Psalm 119:51

I remembered thy judgments of old, O LORD; and have comforted myself.

Psalm 119:52

Horror hath taken hold upon me because of the wicked that forsake thy law.

Psalm 119:53

Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.

Psalm 119:54

I have remembered thy name, O LORD, in the night, and have kept thy law.

Psalm 119:55

This I had, because I kept thy precepts.

Psalm 119:56

(CHETH). Thou art my portion, O LORD: I have said that I would keep thy words.

Psalm 119:57

I intreated thy favour with my whole heart: be merciful unto me according to thy word.

Psalm 119:58

I thought on my ways, and turned my feet unto thy testimonies.

Psalm 119:59

I made haste, and delayed not to keep thy commandments.

Psalm 119:60

The bands of the wicked have robbed me: but I have not forgotten thy law.

Psalm 119:61

At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee because of thy righteous judgments.

Psalm 119:62

I am a companion of all them that fear thee, and of them that keep thy precepts.

Psalm 119:63

The earth, O LORD, is full of thy mercy: teach me thy statutes.

Psalm 119:64

(TETH). Thou hast dealt well with thy servant, O LORD, according unto thy word.

Psalm 119:65

Teach me good judgment and knowledge: for I have believed thy commandments.

Psalm 119:66

Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word.

Psalm 119:67

Thou art good, and doest good; teach me thy statutes.

Psalm 119:68

The proud have forged a lie against me: but I will keep thy precepts with my whole heart.

Psalm 119:69

Their heart is as fat as grease; but I delight in thy law.

Psalm 119:70

It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes.

Psalm 119:71

The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.

Psalm 119:72

(JOD). Thy hands have made me and fashioned me: give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments.

Psalm 119:73

They that fear thee will be glad when they see me; because I have hoped in thy word.

Psalm 119:74

I know, O LORD, that thy judgments are right, and that thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me.

Psalm 119:75

Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for my comfort, according to thy word unto thy servant.

Psalm 119:76

Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live: for thy law is my delight.

Psalm 119:77

Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me without a cause: but I will meditate in thy precepts.

Psalm 119:78

Let those that fear thee turn unto me, and those that have known thy testimonies.

Psalm 119:79

Let my heart be sound in thy statutes; that I be not ashamed.

Psalm 119:80

(CAPH). My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word.

Psalm 119:81

Mine eyes fail for thy word, saying, When wilt thou comfort me?

Psalm 119:82

For I am become like a bottle in the smoke; yet do I not forget thy statutes.

Psalm 119:83

How many are the days of thy servant? when wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me?

Psalm 119:84

The proud have digged pits for me, which are not after thy law.

Psalm 119:85

All thy commandments are faithful: they persecute me wrongfully; help thou me.

Psalm 119:86

They had almost consumed me upon earth; but I forsook not thy precepts.

Psalm 119:87

Quicken me after thy lovingkindness; so shall I keep the testimony of thy mouth.

Psalm 119:88

(LAMED). For ever, O LORD, thy word is settled in heaven.

Psalm 119:89

Thy faithfulness is unto all generations: thou hast established the earth, and it abideth.

Psalm 119:90

They continue this day according to thine ordinances: for all are thy servants.

Psalm 119:91

Unless thy law had been my delights, I should then have perished in mine affliction.

Psalm 119:92

I will never forget thy precepts: for with them thou hast quickened me.

Psalm 119:93

I am thine, save me; for I have sought thy precepts.

Psalm 119:94

The wicked have waited for me to destroy me: but I will consider thy testimonies.

Psalm 119:95

I have seen an end of all perfection: but thy commandment is exceeding broad.

Psalm 119:96

(MEM). O how love I thy law! it is my meditation all the day.

Psalm 119:97

Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies: for they are ever with me.

Psalm 119:98

I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation.

Psalm 119:99

I understand more than the ancients, because I keep thy precepts.

Psalm 119:100

I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I might keep thy word.

Psalm 119:101

I have not departed from thy judgments: for thou hast taught me.

Psalm 119:102

How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth!

Psalm 119:103

Through thy precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way.

Psalm 119:104

(NUN). Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.

Psalm 119:105

I have sworn, and I will perform it, that I will keep thy righteous judgments.

Psalm 119:106

I am afflicted very much: quicken me, O LORD, according unto thy word.

Psalm 119:107

Accept, I beseech thee, the freewill offerings of my mouth, O LORD, and teach me thy judgments.

Psalm 119:108

My soul is continually in my hand: yet do I not forget thy law.

Psalm 119:109

The wicked have laid a snare for me: yet I erred not from thy precepts.

Psalm 119:110

Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever: for they are the rejoicing of my heart.

Psalm 119:111

I have inclined mine heart to perform thy statutes alway, even unto the end.

Psalm 119:112

(SAMECH). I hate vain thoughts: but thy law do I love.

Psalm 119:113

Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy word.

Psalm 119:114

Depart from me, ye evildoers: for I will keep the commandments of my God.

Psalm 119:115

Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live: and let me not be ashamed of my hope.

Psalm 119:116

Hold thou me up, and I shall be safe: and I will have respect unto thy statutes continually.

Psalm 119:117

Thou hast trodden down all them that err from thy statutes: for their deceit is falsehood.

Psalm 119:118

Thou puttest away all the wicked of the earth like dross: therefore I love thy testimonies.

Psalm 119:119

My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.

Psalm 119:120

(AIN). I have done judgment and justice: leave me not to mine oppressors.

Psalm 119:121

Be surety for thy servant for good: let not the proud oppress me.

Psalm 119:122

Mine eyes fail for thy salvation, and for the word of thy righteousness.

Psalm 119:123

Deal with thy servant according unto thy mercy, and teach me thy statutes.

Psalm 119:124

I am thy servant; give me understanding, that I may know thy testimonies.

Psalm 119:125

It is time for thee, LORD, to work: for they have made void thy law.

Psalm 119:126

Therefore I love thy commandments above gold; yea, above fine gold.

Psalm 119:127

Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way.

Psalm 119:128

(PE). Thy testimonies are wonderful: therefore doth my soul keep them.

Psalm 119:129

The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple.

Psalm 119:130

I opened my mouth, and panted: for I longed for thy commandments.

Psalm 119:131

Look thou upon me, and be merciful unto me, as thou usest to do unto those that love thy name.

Psalm 119:132

Order my steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.

Psalm 119:133

Deliver me from the oppression of man: so will I keep thy precepts.

Psalm 119:134

Make thy face to shine upon thy servant; and teach me thy statutes.

Psalm 119:135

Rivers of waters run down mine eyes, because they keep not thy law.

Psalm 119:136

(TZADDI) Righteous art thou, O LORD, and upright are thy judgments.

Psalm 119:137

Thy testimonies that thou hast commanded are righteous and very faithful.

Psalm 119:138

My zeal hath consumed me, because mine enemies have forgotten thy words.

Psalm 119:139

Thy word is very pure: therefore thy servant loveth it.

Psalm 119:140

I am small and despised: yet do not I forget thy precepts.

Psalm 119:141

Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is the truth.

Psalm 119:142

Trouble and anguish have taken hold on me: yet thy commandments are my delights.

Psalm 119:143

The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live.

Psalm 119:144

(KOPH) I cried with my whole heart; hear me, O LORD: I will keep thy statutes.

Psalm 119:145

I cried unto thee; save me, and I shall keep thy testimonies.

Psalm 119:146

I prevented the dawning of the morning, and cried: I hoped in thy word.

Psalm 119:147

Mine eyes prevent the night watches, that I might meditate in thy word.

Psalm 119:148

Hear my voice according unto thy lovingkindness: O LORD, quicken me according to thy judgment.

Psalm 119:149

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