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

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Discussion for Psalms 119

  • 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.
  • Steve morrow
    PSALM 119:155 SALVATION IS FAR FROM THE WICKED FOR THEY SEEK NOT THY STATUTES 119:157 MANY ARE MY PERSECUTERS AND MINE ENEMIES YET DO I NOT DECLINE FROM THY TESTIMONIES ***** 119:99 I HAVE MORE UNDERSTANDING THAN ALL MY TEACHERS FOR THY TESTIMONIES ARE MY MEDITATION *****119:59 I THOUGHT ON MY WAYS AND TURNED MY FEET UNTO THY TESTIMONIES
  • Steve morrow
    PSALM 119:38 ESTABLISH THY WORD UNTO THY SERVANT WHO IS DEVOTED TO THY FEAR HEBREWS 12:28 WHEREFORE WE RECEIVING A KINGDOM THAT --- CANNOT BE MOVED ---LET US HAVE GRACE WHEREBY WE MAY SERVE GOD ACCEPTABLY WITH REVERANCE AND GODLY FEAR
  • Steve morrow
    PSALM 119:130 THE ENTRANCE OF THY WORDS GIVETH LIGHT IT GIVETH UNDERSTANDING UNTO THE SIMPLE ISAIAH 8:20 TO THE LAW AND TO THE TESTIMONY IF THEY SPEAK NOT ACCORDING TO THIS WORD IT IS BECAUSE THERE IS NO LIGHT IN THEM

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