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Meditation Psalm 120

A song of ascents. I call on the Lord in my distress,    and he answers me.Save me, Lord,    from lying lips    and from deceitful tongues. What will he do to you,    and what more besides,    you deceitful tongue?He will punish you with a warrior’s sharp arrows,    with burning coals of the broom bush. Woe to me that I dwell in Meshek,    that I live among […]

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Meditation Psalm 119v

ת Taw May my cry come before you, Lord;    give me understanding according to your word.May my supplication come before you;    deliver me according to your promise.May my lips overflow with praise,    for you teach me your decrees.May my tongue sing of your word,    for all your commands are righteous.May your hand be ready to help me,    for I have chosen […]

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Meditation Psalm 119u

ש Sin and Shin Rulers persecute me without cause,    but my heart trembles at your word.I rejoice in your promise    like one who finds great spoil.I hate and detest falsehood    but I love your law.Seven times a day I praise you    for your righteous laws.Great peace have those who love your law,    and nothing can make them stumble.I wait for […]

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Meditation Psalm 119t

ר Resh Look on my suffering and deliver me,    for I have not forgotten your law.Defend my cause and redeem me;    preserve my life according to your promise.Salvation is far from the wicked,    for they do not seek out your decrees.Your compassion, Lord, is great;    preserve my life according to your laws.Many are the foes who persecute me,    but I have […]

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Meditation Psalm 119s

ק Qoph I call with all my heart; answer me, Lord,    and I will obey your decrees.I call out to you; save me    and I will keep your statutes.I rise before dawn and cry for help;    I have put my hope in your word.My eyes stay open through the watches of the night,    that I may meditate on your promises.Hear […]

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Meditation Psalm 119r

צ Tsadhe You are righteous, Lord,    and your laws are right.The statutes you have laid down are righteous;    they are fully trustworthy.My zeal wears me out,    for my enemies ignore your words.Your promises have been thoroughly tested,    and your servant loves them.Though I am lowly and despised,    I do not forget your precepts.Your righteousness is everlasting    and your law is true.Trouble and […]

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Meditation Psalm 119q

פ Pe Your statutes are wonderful;    therefore I obey them.The unfolding of your words gives light;    it gives understanding to the simple.I open my mouth and pant,    longing for your commands.Turn to me and have mercy on me,    as you always do to those who love your name.Direct my footsteps according to your word;    let no sin rule over me.Redeem […]

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Meditation Psalm 119p

ע Ayin I have done what is righteous and just;    do not leave me to my oppressors.Ensure your servant’s well-being;    do not let the arrogant oppress me.My eyes fail, looking for your salvation,    looking for your righteous promise.Deal with your servant according to your love    and teach me your decrees.I am your servant; give me discernment    that I may understand […]

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Meditation Psalm 119o

ס Samekh I hate double-minded people,    but I love your law.You are my refuge and my shield;    I have put my hope in your word.Away from me, you evildoers,    that I may keep the commands of my God!Sustain me, my God, according to your promise, and I shall live;    do not let my hopes be dashed.Uphold me, and I […]

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Meditation Psalm 119n

נ Nun Your word is a lamp for my feet,    a light on my path.I have taken an oath and confirmed it,    that I will follow your righteous laws.I have suffered much;    preserve my life, Lord, according to your word.Accept, Lord, the willing praise of my mouth,    and teach me your laws.Though I constantly take my life in my hands,    I will […]