119:34 Give me understanding so that I might observe your law,
and keep it with all my heart. 1
For I consider your commands to be reliable. 3
Give me understanding so that I might learn 5 your commands.
Give me insight by your word!
1 tn The two prefixed verbal forms with vav (ו) conjunctive indicate purpose/result after the introductory imperative.
2 tn Heb “goodness of taste.” Here “taste” refers to moral and ethical discernment.
3 tn Heb “for I believe in your commands.”
5 tn The cohortative verbal form with vav (ו) conjunctive indicates purpose/result after the preceding imperative.
6 tn Heb “may my cry approach before you.”