119:97 O how I love your law!
All day long I meditate on it.
for I am always aware of them.
119:99 I have more insight than all my teachers,
for I meditate on your rules.
119:100 I am more discerning than those older than I,
for I observe your precepts.
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
119:104 Your precepts give me discernment.
Therefore I hate all deceitful actions. 5
1 tn The plural form needs to be revocalized as a singular in order to agree with the preceding singular verb and the singular pronoun in the next line. The
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 “every false path.”
7 tn Heb “it [i.e., the doorway] gives.”