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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
This booke of the Law shal not depart out of thy mouth, but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest obserue to doe according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt haue good successe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
"This book of the law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it; for then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have success.
- New American Standard Version (1995)
This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth, but thou shalt meditate thereon day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.
- American Standard Version (1901)
Let this book of the law be ever on your lips and in your thoughts day and night, so that you may keep with care everything in it; then a blessing will be on all your way, and you will do well.
- Basic English Bible
This book of the law shall not depart from thy mouth; and thou shalt meditate upon it day and night, that thou mayest take heed to do according to all that is written therein; for then shalt thou have good success in thy ways, and then shalt thou prosper.
- Darby Bible
This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate in it day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.
- Webster's Bible
This book of the law shall not depart out of your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then you shall make your way prosperous, and then you shall have good success.
- World English Bible
the book of this law doth not depart out of thy mouth, and thou hast meditated in it by day and by night, so that thou dost observe to do according to all that is written in it, for then thou dost cause thy way to prosper, and then thou dost act wisely.
- Youngs Literal Bible
This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth, but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein; for then thou shalt make thy ways prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible
1:8 Out of thy mouth - That is, thou shalt constantly read it, and upon occasion discourse of it, and the sentence which shall come out of thy mouth, shall in all things be given according to this rule. Day and night - That is, diligently study, and upon all occasions consider what is God's will and thy duty. The greatness of thy place and employments shall not hinder thee from this work, because this is the only rule of all thy private actions, and publick administrations.
MockingBird's comment on 2015-05-20 11:00:57:
This passage says it all. As I meditate on God 's word and stay in His word daily and keep His word daily and observe to do what His word says : Then He will make my way prosperous and I will have good success : Umph : Evidently all success is not good success unless it is wrought through the Word of God !!
Olabisi Salis's comment on 2015-05-03 06:26:35:
The word of God is life to live .It must be meditated on often-And this act creates good success .
Winny Ndlovu's comment on 2014-12-06 16:29:26:
If you meditate on something you consistently think about it. God wants us to capture his word and live it , feel it , walk with it and live by it.The word of God the bible is every Christian 's encyclopedia
Ishola Oludare Immaculate's comment on 2014-09-14 05:37:40:
THE BIBLE SAYS 'THY WORD HAVE I HIDE IN MY HEART SO AS NOT TO SIN AGAINST YOU ' WE AS A CHRISTIAN, WE SHOULD MEDITATE IN HIS WORD SO AS TO MAKE OUR WAY LAWFUL UNTO HIM. SHALOM!!!
Blessed's comment on 2014-02-20 06:19:02:
THE WORD OF GOD CAME TO US in living form Jesus CHRIST EMMANUEL GOD with us The children of Isreal we re given the commandments to keep The children of Isreal had an obedience problem GODS MERCY ENDURETH FOREVER whenever the children of Is real went astray GOD S mercy abound and the word of GOD would lift up a standard
MockingBird's comment on 2014-02-20 05:48:26:
We are thinking about something every day and it might as well be the Word of God That is where my way will be prosperous and I will have good success When I get the word in my heart it reaches my mind and it manifests through my body Adeponle Benard s comment is good one I like Jesus being my DR Amen
Nedum's comment on 2014-01-26 07:49:52:
Meditation is think. The word of God should most especially be in our thoughts then they'll be in our mouth.
Mandlenkosi's comment on 2013-12-05 13:50:46:
He was living Godly life and my heavenly father was very pleased with him
Ekaete Nonju's comment on 2013-11-27 21:59:40:
the word of God is the yardstick used to measure our prosperity and success.
David Turnquist's comment on 2013-11-17 08:44:36:
not depart from your mouth refers to speaking out loud. meditate also refers to speaking quietly out loud over and over. as a cow chews its cud and gets more nourishment so do we by speaking out loud scriptures.
Pastor Justin Kabayi's comment on 2013-11-11 16:11:43:
abiding in the word of God is what makes us real disciples of Christ & true children of God who by truth are set free. Therefore let us practise God's word by both speech,thoughts & deeds.
Wandile's comment on 2013-11-05 04:19:41:
Keeping his word makes us stronger and brings us closer to God, we constantly get renewed as we meditate on it, his promised forever stand....in V9 we r further commanded to stay strong and be not afraid cause his word is our shield and our guide. Glory to God
Muddy's comment on 2013-08-21 21:36:45:
Reverence to Gods word should always be on our lips. Our thoughts, actions and words should always be mindful of Gods word of instruction and his promises. His word needs to be a living part of our everyday life. Our first love.
Sithembile Mamba's comment on 2013-05-12 14:39:03:
Oh Lord help me to meditate on your word and forget about myself and learn to appreciate u more oh help me lord.
Jan's comment on 2013-04-24 01:18:26:
The Word of the Lord is a lamp on your feet and a light unto your path.When the Word of the Lord is in your mouth(speak) you procliam light over darkness, your mind is constanly renew and your tribulations are common. Your ways becomes a revelation and walk in the full understanding of who God is for you.
Adeponle Benard's comment on 2013-03-06 01:49:52:
The book of law, which is the word of God is a medicine prescribed by Doctor Jesus, with a full dosage (day and night) for all His patients so that they can be healed (prosperous and enjoy good success).
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