When will you judge those who persecute me? (Ps 39:4; Zec 1:12; Re 6:10)85 The insolent have dug pitfalls for me; they do not live according to your law. (Ps 7:15; Ps 119:51)86 All your commandments are sure; they persecute me with falsehood; help me! (Ps 35:19; Ps 109:26; Ps 119:78; Ps 119:138)87 They have almost made an end of me on earth, but I have not forsaken your precepts.88 In your steadfast love give me life, that I may keep the testimonies of your mouth. (Ps 71:20; Ps 119:25)89 Lamedh: Forever, O Lord, your word is firmly fixed in the heavens. (Ps 119:152; Jer 31:35; Mt 24:35; 1Pe 1:25)90 Your faithfulness endures to all generations; you have established the earth, and it stands fast. (Ps 36:5; Ps 148:6; Ec 1:4)91 By your appointment they stand this day, for all things are your servants. (Jer 33:25)92 If your law had not been my delight, I would have perished in my affliction. (Ps 119:77)93 I will never forget your precepts, for by them you have given me life. (Ps 71:20; Ps 119:25)94 I am yours; save me, for I have sought your precepts. (Ps 119:45)95 The wicked lie in wait to destroy me, but I consider your testimonies.96 I have seen a limit to all perfection, but your commandment is exceedingly broad. (Ps 18:19)97 Mem: Oh how I love your law! It is my meditation all the day. (Ps 1:2; Ps 119:15; Ps 119:113; Ps 119:163; Ps 119:165)98 Your commandment makes me wiser than my enemies, for it is ever with me. (De 4:6)99 I have more understanding than all my teachers, for your testimonies are my meditation. (2Ti 3:15)100 I understand more than the aged,
1. Or the elders
 for I keep your precepts. (Job 32:7; Ps 119:56; Ps 119:69)101 I hold back my feet from every evil way, in order to keep your word. (Pr 1:15)102 I do not turn aside from your rules, for you have taught me.103 How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth! (Ps 19:10)104 Through your precepts I get understanding; therefore I hate every false way. (Ps 119:128)105 Nun: Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. (Pr 6:23)106 I have sworn an oath and confirmed it, to keep your righteous rules. (Ne 10:29; Ps 119:7)107 I am severely afflicted; give me life, O Lord, according to your word! (Ps 71:20; Ps 119:25; Ps 119:50; Ps 119:88)108 Accept my freewill offerings of praise, O Lord, and teach me your rules. (Ps 119:12; Ho 14:2)109 I hold my life in my hand continually, but I do not forget your law. (Jud 12:3; Ps 119:83)110 The wicked have laid a snare for me, but I do not stray from your precepts. (Ps 91:3; Ps 119:10)111 Your testimonies are my heritage forever, for they are the joy of my heart. (De 33:4; Ps 119:14; Ps 119:162)112 I incline my heart to perform your statutes forever, to the end.
1. Or statutes; the reward is eternal
 (Ps 119:33; Ps 119:36)113 Samekh: I hate the double-minded, but I love your law. (1Ki 18:21; Ps 119:97; Jas 1:8; Jas 4:8)114 You are my hiding place and my shield; I hope in your word. (Ps 3:3; Ps 32:7; Ps 119:74)115 Depart from me, you evildoers, that I may keep the commandments of my God. (Ps 6:8; Ps 119:22)116 Uphold me according to your promise, that I may live, and let me not be put to shame in my hope! (Ps 25:2; Ps 119:31; Ps 119:41; Ps 146:5)117 Hold me up, that I may be safe and have regard for your statutes continually! (Ps 20:2)118 You spurn all who go astray from your statutes, for their cunning is in vain. (Ps 119:10; Ps 119:21; Ps 119:110; La 1:15)119 All the wicked of the earth you discard like dross, therefore I love your testimonies. (Ps 119:97; Isa 1:25; Eze 22:18; Mal 3:2)120 My flesh trembles for fear of you, and I am afraid of your judgments. (Job 4:14; Hab 3:16)121 Ayin: I have done what is just and right; do not leave me to my oppressors.122 Give your servant a pledge of good; let not the insolent oppress me. (Job 17:3; Ps 119:51)123 My eyes long for your salvation and for the fulfillment of your righteous promise. (Ps 119:82)124 Deal with your servant according to your steadfast love, and teach me your statutes. (Ps 119:12)125 I am your servant; give me understanding, that I may know your testimonies! (Ps 116:16; Ps 119:27)126 It is time for the Lord to act, for your law has been broken.127 Therefore I love your commandments above gold, above fine gold. (Ps 19:10; Ps 119:72)128 Therefore I consider all your precepts to be right; I hate every false way. (Ps 119:104)129 Pe: Your testimonies are wonderful; therefore my soul keeps them. (Ps 119:18; Ps 119:22; Ps 119:27)130 The unfolding of your words gives light; it imparts understanding to the simple. (Ps 19:7)131 I open my mouth and pant, because I long for your commandments. (Job 29:23; Ps 42:1; Ps 81:10; Ps 119:20)132 Turn to me and be gracious to me, as is your way with those who love your name. (Ps 25:16)133 Keep steady my steps according to your promise, and let no iniquity get dominion over me. (Ps 17:5; Ps 19:13)134 Redeem me from man’s oppression, that I may keep your precepts. (Lu 1:74)135 Make your face shine upon your servant, and teach me your statutes. (Ps 4:6; Ps 119:12)136 My eyes shed streams of tears, because people do not keep your law. (Ps 119:158; Jer 9:1; Jer 9:18; Jer 14:17; La 3:48; Eze 9:4; Php 3:18)137 Tsadhe: Righteous are you, O Lord, and right are your rules. (Ps 116:5)138 You have appointed your testimonies in righteousness and in all faithfulness. (Ps 19:7; Ps 119:75; Ps 119:86; Ps 119:172)139 My zeal consumes me, because my foes forget your words. (Ps 69:9)140 Your promise is well tried, and your servant loves it. (Ps 12:6; Ps 119:97)141 I am small and despised, yet I do not forget your precepts. (Ps 119:83)142 Your righteousness is righteous forever, and your law is true. (Ps 19:9; Ps 119:151; Ps 119:160; Joh 17:17)143 Trouble and anguish have found me out, but your commandments are my delight. (Ps 119:24)144 Your testimonies are righteous forever; give me understanding that I may live. (Ps 119:17; Ps 119:27)145 Qoph: With my whole heart I cry; answer me, O Lord! I will keep your statutes. (Ps 119:2; Ps 119:10; Ps 119:22; Ps 119:33)146 I call to you; save me, that I may observe your testimonies.147 I rise before dawn and cry for help; I hope in your words. (Ps 5:3; Ps 119:74)148 My eyes are awake before the watches of the night, that I may meditate on your promise. (Ps 42:8)149 Hear my voice according to your steadfast love; O Lord, according to your justice give me life. (Ps 71:20; Ps 119:25; Ps 119:40; Ps 119:156)150 They draw near who persecute me with evil purpose; they are far from your law.151 But you are near, O Lord, and all your commandments are true. (Ps 119:142; Ps 145:18)152 Long have I known from your testimonies that you have founded them forever. (Ps 119:89; Ps 119:160; Mt 5:18)153 Resh: Look on my affliction and deliver me, for I do not forget your law. (Job 36:15; Ps 119:83)154 Plead my cause and redeem me; give me life according to your promise! (Ps 35:1; Ps 119:25)155 Salvation is far from the wicked, for they do not seek your statutes. (Job 5:4; Ps 119:150)156 Great is your mercy, O Lord; give me life according to your rules. (2Sa 24:14; Ps 119:154)157 Many are my persecutors and my adversaries, but I do not swerve from your testimonies. (Ps 3:1; Ps 119:51)158 I look at the faithless with disgust, because they do not keep your commands. (Ps 119:136; Ps 139:21; Jer 3:20)159 Consider how I love your precepts! Give me life according to your steadfast love. (Ps 119:97; Ps 119:154)160 The sum of your word is truth, and every one of your righteous rules endures forever. (Ps 119:7; Ps 119:142; Ps 119:172; Ps 139:17)161 Sin and Shin: Princes persecute me without cause, but my heart stands in awe of your words. (1Sa 24:11; 1Sa 26:18; Ps 2:11; Ps 69:4; Ps 119:23)162 I rejoice at your word like one who finds great spoil. (1Sa 30:16; Ps 119:161; Isa 9:3; Mt 13:44)163 I hate and abhor falsehood, but I love your law. (Ps 119:97)164 Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous rules. (Ps 119:160)165 Great peace have those who love your law; nothing can make them stumble. (Ps 37:11; Ps 37:37; Pr 3:2; Pr 3:23; Mt 13:41; 1Jo 2:10)166 I hope for your salvation, O Lord, and I do your commandments. (Ge 49:18; Ps 119:174)167 My soul keeps your testimonies; I love them exceedingly. (Ps 119:163)168 I keep your precepts and testimonies, for all my ways are before you. (Ps 139:3; Pr 5:21)169 Taw: Let my cry come before you, O Lord; give me understanding according to your word! (Ps 119:34; Ps 119:65; Ps 119:145)170 Let my plea come before you; deliver me according to your word. (Ps 119:41)171 My lips will pour forth praise, for you teach me your statutes. (Ps 119:12; Ps 145:7)172 My tongue will sing of your word, for all your commandments are right. (Ps 119:160)173 Let your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen your precepts. (Jos 24:22; Pr 1:29)174 I long for your salvation, O Lord, and your law is my delight. (Ps 119:20; Ps 119:24)175 Let my soul live and praise you, and let your rules help me.176 I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek your servant, for I do not forget your commandments. (Ps 119:83; Isa 53:6; Mt 18:12; Lu 15:4; 1Pe 2:25)