Psalms 119:23

“Princes also did sit and speak against me: but thy servant did meditate in thy statutes.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Princes also did sit and speake against me: but thy seruant did meditate in thy statutes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Even though princes sit {and} talk against me, Your servant meditates on Your statutes.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Princes also sat and talked against me; `But' thy servant did meditate on thy statutes.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Rulers make evil designs against me; but your servant gives thought to your rules.
- Basic English Bible

Princes also did sit [and] talk together against me: thy servant doth meditate in thy statutes.
- Darby Bible

Princes also did sit and speak against me: but thy servant did meditate in thy statutes.
- Webster's Bible

Though princes sit and slander me, your servant will meditate on your statutes.
- World English Bible

Princes also sat -- against me they spoke, Thy servant doth meditate in Thy statutes,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Even though princes sit and talk against me, thy servant doth meditate in Thy statutes.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Psalms 119:23

  • verse 23 seems to be a continuation of thought from verse 22. The psalmist is facing unjust accusations and it seems to be coming from those of some prominence and position. Many times as believers we stand alone and it 's at that time we find comfort in the scriptures. One thing for sure, God will vindicate those who honor Him and stay true to Him, whether in this life or the life to come.

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