119:72 The law you have revealed is more important to me
than thousands of pieces of gold and silver. 1
119:97 O how I love your law!
All day long I meditate on it.
so that I might keep your instructions. 3
119:102 I do not turn aside from your regulations,
for you teach me.
119:103 Your words are sweeter
in my mouth than honey! 4
119:111 I claim your rules as my permanent possession,
for they give me joy. 5
1 tn Heb “better to me [is] the law of your mouth than thousands of gold and silver.”
2 tn Heb “I hold back my feet.”
3 tn Heb “your word.” Many medieval Hebrew
4 tn Heb “How smooth they are to my palate, your word, more than honey to my mouth.” A few medieval Hebrew
5 tn Heb “for the joy of my heart [are] they.”