Psalms 119:71

It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

It is good for me that I haue bene afflicted: that I might learne thy statutes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

It is good for me that I was afflicted, That I may learn Your statutes.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

It is good for me that I have been afflicted; That I may learn thy statutes.
- American Standard Version (1901)

It is good for me to have been through trouble; so that I might come to the knowledge of your rules.
- Basic English Bible

It is good for me that I have been afflicted, that I might learn thy statutes.
- Darby Bible

It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes.
- Webster's Bible

It is good for me that I have been afflicted, that I may learn your statutes.
- World English Bible

Good for me that I have been afflicted, That I might learn Thy statutes.
- Youngs Literal Bible

It is good for me that I have been afflicted, in order that I might learn Thy statutes.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Psalms 119

  • A disciple
    Puwahmah; I try to understand, you talk about being honest as a Christian, both toward God and men? This is the very heart of walking in truth in Christ in love out of a pure heart and a good conscience, and faith without Stage-Playing! We have to keep our hearts and minds under strict discipline against wicked and unclean thoughts and desires: we do this by staying close to Jesus and not sinning.
  • Puwahmah mayanah smeek
    you are yahweh ben yahweh you go yahweh to you can teak to yahweh i love yahweh ben yahweh you will of i love to Blessed art thou, O LORD: teach me thy statutes, than break the law of God. By the word of God we are unspeakable gainers. Every man hates to have a lie told him, but we should more hate telling a lie; by the latter we give an affront to God. The more wehim help; therefore he looks up s
  • Geraldine Cole
    Praise the Lord for he is good there is no one and nothing like him Jesus can give u what ever u need Ameen
  • A disciple
    53 "Horror (Burning Indignation) hath taken hold upon me, because of the wicked that forsake Thy law." In the context of the eight verses of Zain (49-56) The Great Acrostic Prayer in this portion on remembering the Lord and His Word for comfort in affliction; we are appointed to fill up the sufferings of Christ, because of the wicked who forsake His Law. "Ye that love the Lord, hate evil."
  • Steve morrow
    PSALM 119:165 GREAT PEACE HAVE THEY WHICH LOVE THY LAW AND NOTHING SHALL OFFEND THEM PROVERBS 1:33 BUT WHOSO HEARKENETH UNTO ME SHALL DWELL SAFELY AND SHALL BE QUIET FROM FEAR OF EVIL ECCLESIASTES 8:5 WHOSO KEEPETH THE COMMANDMENT SHALL FEEL NO EVIL THING AND A WISE MANS HEART DISCERNETH BOTH TIME AND JUDGEMENT
  • BSP
    Verse 37: We need to pray to God to help us turn away from vain and worthless things.

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