Psalm 119:89-104

Lamedh (Lah-med) and Mem are the Hebrew letters for the next 2 sections of Psalm 119. These are verses 89 to 96 and 97 to 104 respectively. Lamedh English Forever, O Lord,Your word is settled in heaven.90 Your faithfulness continues throughout all generations;You established the earth, and it stands.91 They stand this day according to Your ordinances,For all things are Your servants.92 If Your law had … Continue reading Psalm 119:89-104

Psalm 119:73-88

Today - Hebrew letters Yodh (pronounced like yohd, the vowel has more of an "oh" sound ) and Kaph (like the work cough) These are covered in verses 73 to 80 and 81 to 88 respectively. Yodh English Your hands made me and fashioned me;Give me understanding, that I may learn Your commandments.74 May those who fear You see … Continue reading Psalm 119:73-88

Psalm 119:57-72

Today - Hebrew letters Heth (pronounced het, though often with a heavy, back of the through h) and Teth (pronounced tet) These are covered in verses 57 to 64 and 65 to 72 respectively. Heth English The Lord is my portion;I have promised to keep Your words.I sought Your favor with all my heart;Be gracious to me according to Your word.I considered my waysAnd turned my feet … Continue reading Psalm 119:57-72

Psalm 119:41-56

Today: Letters Vav (sometimes Waw) and Zayin. Verses 41 to 48 and 49 to 56 respectively. Vav English May Your loving-kindnesses also come to me, O Lord,Your salvation according to Your word;42 So I will have an answer for him who reproaches me,For I trust in Your word.43 And do not take the word of truth utterly out of my mouth,For I wait for … Continue reading Psalm 119:41-56

Psalm 119:25-40

Time for the Daleth (verses 25 to 32) and He (verses 33 to 40) stanzas. Daleth English My soul cleaves to the dust;Revive me according to Your word.26 I have told of my ways, and You have answered me;Teach me Your statutes.27 Make me understand the way of Your precepts,So I will meditate on Your wonders.28 My soul weeps because of grief;Strengthen me … Continue reading Psalm 119:25-40

Psalm 119:9-24

We continue where we left off from last time and move onto the Beth and Gimel stanzas of this chapter of the Psalms. Beth English How can a young man keep his way pure?By keeping it according to Your word.10 With all my heart I have sought You;Do not let me wander from Your commandments.11 Your word I have treasured in my heart,That … Continue reading Psalm 119:9-24

Psalm 119

This chapter of the Psalms is a rather interesting one. Not only is it long but it is broken into stanzas of 8 verses. The lines of these verses each originally began with a word that had a Hebrew letter corresponding to a particular place in the Hebrew alphabet. In other words, the first 8 … Continue reading Psalm 119