Psalms 119:48

“My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandments, which I have loved; and I will meditate in thy statutes.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

My hands also will I lift vp vnto thy commandements, which I haue loued: and I will meditate in thy statutes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And I shall lift up my hands to Your commandments, Which I love; And I will meditate on Your statutes.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I will lift up my hands also unto thy commandments, which I have loved; And I will meditate on thy statutes.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And so that my hands may be stretched out to you; and I will give thought to your rules.
- Basic English Bible

And I will lift up my hands unto thy commandments, which I have loved, and I will meditate in thy statutes.
- Darby Bible

My hands also will I lift to thy commandments, which I have loved; and I will meditate in thy statutes.
- Webster's Bible

I reach out my hands for your commandments, which I love. I will meditate on your statutes. ZAYIN
- World English Bible

And I lift up my hands unto Thy commands, That I have loved, And I do meditate on Thy statutes!
- Youngs Literal Bible

I will lift up my hands also unto Thy commandments, which I have loved; and I will meditate in Thy statutes.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 119:48


119:48 Lift up - To receive and embrace thy precepts and promises.


Discussion for Psalms 119:48

  • This is a continuation of the thoughts of the previous verses. He is again affirming his love of God 's law. The meditation is simply exhausting all possible truths that my be found within God 's law, so as to fulfill his complete duty to it.

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