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Psalms 119:66

    Psalms 119:66 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Teach me good judgment and knowledge: for I have believed thy commandments.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Teach me good judgment and knowledge: for I have believed your commandments.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Teach me good judgment and knowledge; For I have believed in thy commandments.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Give me knowledge and good sense; for I have put my faith in your teachings.

    Webster's Revision

    Teach me good judgment and knowledge; For I have believed in thy commandments.

    World English Bible

    Teach me good judgment and knowledge, for I believe in your commandments.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Teach me good judgment and knowledge; for I have believed in thy commandments.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 119:66

    Teach me good judgment and knowledge - טוב טעם ודעי למדני tob taam vedaath lammnedeni. Teach me (to have) a good taste and discernment. Let me see and know the importance of Divine things, and give me a relish for them.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 119:66

    Teach me good judgment - The word here rendered "judgment" means, properly, "taste," that power by which we determine the quality of things as sweet, bitter, sour, etc. Then it is applied to the mind or understanding, as that by which we determine the moral quality of things, or decide what is right or wrong; wise or foolish; good or evil. Here it means that he desired to have in full exercise the faculty of appreciating what is right, and of distinguishing it from what is wrong.

    And knowledge - Knowledge of the truth; knowledge of thy will; knowledge of duty.

    For I have believed thy commandments - I have confided in thy commandments. He believed that such a keeping of the law of God would be connected with a correct view of things. The keeping of the commands of God is one of the best means of growing in true knowledge, and of cultivating the understanding; of promoting a just taste or perception of what is true, and of developing the powers of the soul in the best proportions. Compare John 7:17.

    Wesley's Notes on Psalms 119:66

    119:66 Judgment - Whereby I may rightly discern between truth and falsehood. Knowledge - A spiritual experimental knowledge.