Psalms 119:143

“Trouble and anguish have taken hold on me: yet thy commandments are my delights.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Trouble and anguish haue taken hold on me: yet thy commaundements are my delights.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Trouble and anguish have come upon me, {Yet} Your commandments are my delight.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Trouble and anguish have taken hold on me; `Yet' thy commandments are my delight.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Pain and trouble have overcome me: but your teachings are my delight.
- Basic English Bible

Trouble and anguish have taken hold upon me: thy commandments are my delights.
- Darby Bible

Trouble and anguish have taken hold on me: yet thy commandments are my delights.
- Webster's Bible

Trouble and anguish have taken hold of me. Your commandments are my delight.
- World English Bible

Adversity and distress have found me, Thy commands [are] my delights.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Trouble and anguish have overtaken me; yet Thy commandments are my delight.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 119:143


119:143 Trouble - Outward troubles and anguish of spirit.


Discussion for Psalms 119

  • BSP
    Verse 47: The psalmist actually found delight in God's commandments and we should do the same.
  • Angelo
    This is just the unfailing gospel truth
  • John
    This is quite straightforward! When the word of God speaks to and through us, we experience the ultimate satisfaction, even more than what any natural substance this earth produces can give. The word of God is simply satisfying to the body, mind and soul. It positively stimulates the mind, energizes and rejuvenates the body, it cleanses the soul and it frees the spirit.
  • LadyA
    As the word of God abides in me, I abide in his word. He is a righteous God and word has Returned void in my life...... Love God
  • Yalonda Fields
    Believe in Me and Trust my word .Because it is as sweet as honey.
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 17:17 sanctify them through thy truth thy word is truth JOHN 18:37 pilate therefore said unto him art thou a king then JESUS answered thou sayest that I am a king to this end was I born and for this cause came I into the world that I should bear witness unto the truth everyone that is of the truth heareth my voice 2 THESSALONIANS 2:10 and with all deceiveableness of unrighteousness in them --- that perish --- because they received not the love of the truth that they might be saved ROMANS 6:16 know you not that to whom you yield yourselves servants to obey his servants you are to whom you obey whether of sin unto death or of obedience unto righteousness --6:17-- but god be thanked that you --were the servants of sin-- but you have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered unto you --6:18-- being then made free from sin you became the servants of righteousness ROMANS 10:10 for with the heart man believeth unto righteousness and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation MARK 1:38 and he said unto them let us go into the next towns that I may preach there also --- for therefore came I forth ---

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