Psalms 19:8

“The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The Statutes of the Lord are right, reioycing the heart: the Commandement of the Lord is pure, inlightning the eyes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; The commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The precepts of Jehovah are right, rejoicing the heart: The commandment of Jehovah is pure, enlightening the eyes.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The orders of the Lord are right, making glad the heart: the rule of the Lord is holy, giving light to the eyes.
- Basic English Bible

The precepts of Jehovah are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of Jehovah is pure, enlightening the eyes;
- Darby Bible

The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh's precepts are right, rejoicing the heart. Yahweh's commandment is pure, enlightening the eyes.
- World English Bible

The precepts of Jehovah [are] upright, Rejoicing the heart, The command of Jehovah [is] pure, enlightening the eyes,
- Youngs Literal Bible

(19:9) The precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 19:8


19:8 Right - Both in themselves, and in their effect, as guiding men in the ready way to eternal happiness. Rejoicing - By the discoveries of God's love to sinful men, in offers and promises of mercy. Commandment - All his commands. Pure - Without the least mixture of error. The eyes - Of the mind, with a compleat manifestation of God's will and man's duty: both which, the works of nature, and all the writings of men discover but darkly and imperfectly.


Discussion for Psalms 19:8

  • Jehovah 's laws and reminders revive our soul, enhance our spiritual well being and bring us inward joy. We can see the importance of reading Gods word daily so we can benefit from it continuously.

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