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Psalms 119:40

    Psalms 119:40 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: quicken me in thy righteousness.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Behold, I have longed after your precepts: quicken me in your righteousness.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: Quicken me in thy righteousness.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    See how great is my desire for your orders: give me life in your righteousness.

    Webster's Revision

    Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: Quicken me in thy righteousness.

    World English Bible

    Behold, I long for your precepts! Revive me in your righteousness. WAW

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: quicken me in thy righteousness.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 119:40

    Behold, I have longed - Thou searchest the heart; thou knowest that I have long desired thy salvation; thou seest that this desire still remains. Behold it! it is thy work; and through thy mercy I breathe after thy mercy.

    Quicken me - I am dying; O give me the spirit of life in Christ Jesus!

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 119:40

    Behold, I have longed after thy precepts - I have earnestly desired them. See the notes at Psalm 119:20.

    Quicken me in thy righteousness - Make me to live; to live in obedience to thy righteous laws. See Psalm 119:25, note; Psalm 119:37, note.

    Wesley's Notes on Psalms 119:40

    119:40 Longed - After a more solid knowledge and constant performance of them. In - According to thy faithfulness.