Psalms 119:78

“Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me without a cause: but I will meditate in thy precepts.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Let the proud be ashamed, for they dealt peruersly with me without a cause: but I will meditate in thy precepts.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

May the arrogant be ashamed, for they subvert me with a lie; {But} I shall meditate on Your precepts.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let the proud be put to shame; For they have overthrown me wrongfully: `But' I will meditate on thy precepts.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let the men of pride be shamed; because they have falsely given decision against me; but I will give thought to your orders.
- Basic English Bible

Let the proud be ashamed; for they have acted perversely towards me with falsehood: as for me, I meditate in thy precepts.
- Darby Bible

Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me without a cause: but I will meditate in thy precepts.
- Webster's Bible

Let the proud be disappointed, for they have overthrown me wrongfully. I will meditate on your precepts.
- World English Bible

Ashamed are the proud, For [with] falsehood they dealt perversely with me. I meditate in Thy precepts.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Let the proud be put to shame, for they have distorted my cause with falsehood; but I will meditate in Thy precepts.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Psalms 119:78

  • In vs. 78 David has found himself the target of slander and wrong doing without any cause of his. Confident that all the accusations were false, he called on the Lord to defend him and expose the lies. David is seen in this vs. as in many others, meditating on God 's word, drawing strength from it.

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