Psalms 119:77

“Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live: for thy law is my delight.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Let thy tender mercies come vnto me, that I may liue: for thy lawe is my delight.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

May Your compassion come to me that I may live, For Your law is my delight.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live; For thy law is my delight.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let your gentle mercies come to me, so that I may have life; for your law is my delight.
- Basic English Bible

Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live; for thy law is my delight.
- Darby Bible

Let thy tender mercies come to me, that I may live: for thy law is my delight.
- Webster's Bible

Let your tender mercies come to me, that I may live; for your law is my delight.
- World English Bible

Meet me do Thy mercies, and I live, For Thy law [is] my delight.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Let Thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live; for Thy law is my delight.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Psalms 119:77

  • vs.77 is a continuation of thought of vs. 75 76. In vs. 77 David is crying out to God for his life, "Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I might live ". David knew that every sin deserves the death penalty. Lamentations 3:22 states, it 's of the LORD 'S mercies that we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. David finishes in vs. 77 saying, for thy Law is my delight. In these three verses there are two things that stand out that show us genuine faith. The first one is repentance and the second is the Love for God 's word.
  • vs.77 is a continuation of thought of vs. 75 76. In vs. 77 David is crying out to God for his life, "Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I might live ". David knew that every sin deserves the death penalty. Lamentations 3:22 states, it 's of the LORD 'S mercies that we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not.

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