Psalms 119 :40

Psalms 119 :40 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

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

King James Version (KJV)

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: revive 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.

Definitions for Psalms 119 :40

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' Commentary 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 Commentary on Psalms 119 :40

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