Psalms 119:29

“Remove from me the way of lying: and grant me thy law graciously.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Remoue from mee the way of lying: and grant me thy Law graciously.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Remove the false way from me, And graciously grant me Your law.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Remove from me the way of falsehood; And grant me thy law graciously.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Take from me every false way; and in mercy give me your law.
- Basic English Bible

Remove from me the way of falsehood, and graciously grant me thy law.
- Darby Bible

Remove from me the way of lying: and grant me thy law graciously.
- Webster's Bible

Keep me from the way of deceit. Grant me your law graciously!
- World English Bible

The way of falsehood turn aside from me And with Thy law favour me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Remove from me the way of falsehood; and grant me Thy law graciously.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 119:29


119:29 Grant me - Vouchsafe me an accurate knowledge of thy word, and let me govern myself by it in all things.


Discussion for Psalms 119:29

  • Being honest is a godly character. David wanted to emulate God in every way possible. The request sounds simple on face value but when you think on it being honest is not always the easiest thing to do. Exaggeration is a form of lying. Telling a story and adding or subtracting details may make a better story but it becomes a lie non the less. At times we are we enter situations that telling the truth may cost us. It may be friendships, money, position, and so much more. The psalmist wanted to know God 's law for in understanding that it will dispel all lies.

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