Psalms 119:17

“GIMEL. Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live, and keep thy word.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

[GIMEL.] Deale bountifully with thy seruant; that I may liue, and keepe thy word.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Deal bountifully with Your servant, That I may live and keep Your word.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

GIMEL. Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live; So will I observe thy word.
- American Standard Version (1901)

<GIMEL> Give me, your servant, the reward of life, so that I may keep your word;
- Basic English Bible

GIMEL. Deal bountifully with thy servant [and] I shall live; and I will keep thy word.
- Darby Bible

GIMEL. Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live, and keep thy word.
- Webster's Bible

Do good to your servant. I will live and I will obey your word.
- World English Bible

[Gimel.] Confer benefits on Thy servant, I live, and I keep Thy word.
- Youngs Literal Bible

GIMEL. Deal bountifully with Thy servant that I may live, and I will observe Thy word.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 119:17


119:17 Live - Safely and comfortably.


Discussion for Psalms 119

  • BSP
    Verse 37: We need to pray to God to help us turn away from vain and worthless things.
  • BSP
    Verses 97-100: For those who delight in God's Word and apply it in their lives, they can be found to be wiser than so called wise ones of this world.
  • A disciple
    "Let my cry come near before thee, O LORD: give me understanding according to thy word." There is no other Glad Tidings than that which was first entrusted to the Saints; and there is no way to make it easier and more comfortable for men, than that which the Lord prescribed; which is "except the corn of wheat go into the ground and die, it abides alone; but if it die, it brings forth much fruit."
  • Lu2677
    Psalms 119:60 "I made haste,and delayed not to keep thy commandments" V.120"My flesh trembleth for fear of thee, and I am afraid of thy judgments." V 160."Thy word is true from the beginning, and every one of thy righteous judgments endures for ever." Some say"there is scripture that does not pertain to salvation." This lie, leads people away from the verse I have listed here.
  • Lu2677
    Psalms 51:6"Behold,thou desirest truth in the inward parts:and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom."(The Psalmist knows that the Lord expects him to know His truth, he will give him wisdom.) Ps.119:11"Thy word I have hid in my heart,that I might not sin against him." (A heart filled with his word, is pure and obeys his statutes,A filled heart will be revealed;how one lives,speech
  • BSP
    I appreciate verse 105 because it brings out how God's Word can guide us safely through this dark system. It reveals immediate and future dangers.

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