Psalms 119:9

BETH. Wherewithall shall a yong man cleanse his way? by taking heede thereto according to thy word.”

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Other Translations

BETH. Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed [thereto] according to thy word.
- King James Version

How can a young man keep his way pure? By keeping {it} according to Your word.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

BETH. Wherewith shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed `thereto' according to thy word.
- American Standard Version (1901)

<BETH> How may a young man make his way clean? by guiding it after your word.
- Basic English Bible

BETH. Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his path? by taking heed according to thy word.
- Darby Bible

BETH. Wherewith shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed to it, according to thy word.
- Webster's Bible

How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word.
- World English Bible

[Beth.] With what doth a young man purify his path? To observe -- according to Thy word.
- Youngs Literal Bible

BETH. Wherewithal shall a young man keep his way pure? By taking heed thereto according to Thy word.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 119:9


119:9 A young man - Or, any man. But he names the young man, because such are commonly void of wisdom and experience, and exposed to many and great temptations. Cleanse - Purge himself from all filthiness of flesh and spirit.


Discussion for Psalms 119

  • MISSIONERY PASTOR TIMOTHY MUSAU
    PSALMS 119 TEACHES ABOUT THE VALUE OF KEEPING GOD'S WORD IN OUR HEARTS.
  • Christine
    your word i have hidden in my heart, That I might not sin against You. This verse is very much encouraging, please lets pray each and everyon, also rem' me in prays because am in danger please.
  • Lilian
    It is very important to meditate the word of God day and night all the desire of thine heart will be added unto you. Jesus himself is the word of God and his words will give us life in abundance. Psalms is a powerful words of God and it gives us a reminder to STAND STILL AND KNOW THAT THERE IS GOD WHO CAN SAVE US AND LOVE US No matter what we are facing He loves us. Thank u Jesus
  • Nilda Ulanda
    without the word of God in my heart i would not be where i am today it is the word that has preserve my thought and shape my speech. It is His Peace that gives me hopeful " The Hope of Life". Holy spirit I pray that you help me to remember the Lord Holy word in times of need, to fight against sin, and to strengthen my faith in God and give me hope in Jesus name I pray. Amen
  • Bro. Bobby
    Interesting...long, a lot is being said. It takes time to digest...though through reading Psalm 119,120
  • Irene
    I love this psalm because it 'drills' the word of God into your head and the TRUTH of it. We need his word to be drilled, ingrained into us as Christians - to have our weapons against satan.

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