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Psalm 119:97 KJV 1900
97 MEM. O how love I thy law! It is my meditation all the day.
Psalm 119:97 NASB95
97 O how I love Your law! It is my meditation all the day.
The writer occupied himself daily with God’s word. The language speaks of a saturation.
When you study the bible, you will find out there is so much love in it.
Though out the bible we fin wisdom. It tells us how to deal with all kinds of issues in life.
It tells us how to make our marriages work. How to raise our kids. How to truly be successful.
How to face tragedy. How to live forever.
The bible has some hard sayings.
Some complicated sayings.
Many very simple sayings.
Throughout we find: Knowledge, understanding, and wisdom.
Psalm 119:8
Psalm 119:98 KJV 1900
98 Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies: For they are ever with me.
Psalm 119:98 NASB95
98 Your commandments make me wiser than my enemies, For they are ever mine.
David killed Goliath; Saul put David over men of war. Things went so well for David, Saul becomes jealous. He tries to kill David. But David used wisdom.
Psalm 119:
Psalm 119:99 KJV 1900
99 I have more understanding than all my teachers: For thy testimonies are my meditation.
Psalm 119:99 NASB95
99 I have more insight than all my teachers, For Your testimonies are my meditation.
Does not say more knowledge, but more understanding.
Psalm 119:100 KJV 1900
100 I understand more than the ancients, Because I keep thy precepts.
Psalm 119:110 NASB95
110 The wicked have laid a snare for me, Yet I have not gone astray from Your precepts.
Psalm 119:100 NASB95
100 I understand more than the aged, Because I have observed Your precepts.
I Corinthians 2:7-8
1 Corinthians 2:7–8 KJV 1900
7 But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory: 8 Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.
His wisdom was not from, but from keeping God’s word.
Psalm 119:101 NKJV
101 I have restrained my feet from every evil way, That I may keep Your word.
Psalm 119:101 NASB95
101 I have restrained my feet from every evil way, That I may keep Your word.
F.W Robertson: “Obedience is the organ of all spiritual knowledge”
Proverbs 3:5–6 NKJV
5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; 6 In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths.
Proverbs 3:5–6 KJV 1900
5 Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; And lean not unto thine own understanding. 6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, And he shall direct thy paths.
If we keep God;s (guard) it will show us where to walk, keep is from evil, and direct us in the right way.
We don’t want to walk near the edge of danger.
Psalm 119:102 KJV 1900
102 I have not departed from thy judgments: For thou hast taught me.
Psalm 119:102 NASB95
102 I have not turned aside from Your ordinances, For You Yourself have taught me.
He choose to stay close to God’s ordinances.
The Lord had taught him.
What kind of lessons do we learn from the Lord?
John 16:13–15 KJV 1900
13 Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come. 14 He shall glorify me: for he shall receive of mine, and shall shew it unto you. 15 All things that the Father hath are mine: therefore said I, that he shall take of mine, and shall shew it unto you.
Psalm 119:103 KJV 1900
103 How sweet are thy words unto my taste! Yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth!
Psalm 119:103 NASB95
103 How sweet are Your words to my taste! Yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth!
God’s word had become his pleasure; his sure delight, Obedience to God’s word brings into life a special joy. Honey was the sweetest thing he had tasted.
Psalm 119:104 KJV 1900
104 Through thy precepts I get understanding: Therefore I hate every false way.
Psalm 119:104 NASB95
104 From Your precepts I get understanding; Therefore I hate every false way.
Understanding: He gets it.
I hate every false way: God’s word enabled him to live deliberately.
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