Psalms 119 :70

Psalms 119 :70 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Their heart is as fat as grease; but I delight in your law.

American King James Version (AKJV)

Their heart is as fat as grease; but I delight in your law.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Their heart is as fat as grease; But I delight in thy law.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Their hearts are shut up with fat; but my delight is in your law.

Webster's Revision

Their heart is as gross as fat; but I delight in thy law.

World English Bible

Their heart is as callous as the fat, but I delight in your law.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Their heart is as fat as grease; but I delight in thy law.

Definitions for Psalms 119 :70

Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 119 :70

Their heart is as fat as grease - They are egregiously stupid, they have fed themselves without fear; they are become flesh-brutalized, and given over to vile affections, and have no kind of spiritual relish: but I delight in thy law - I have, through thy goodness, a spiritual feeling and a spiritual appetite.

Barnes's Commentary on Psalms 119 :70

Their heart is as fat as grease - They are prospered. They have health, property, influence, comforts of all kinds. heaven appears to smile upon them, and it seems as if it were one effect of a wicked course of life to make people prosperous. See Psalm 17:10, note; Psalm 73:7, note.

But I delight in thy law - Though its observance should not be attended by any such results as seem to follow wickedness, though I am poor, emaciated, pale - disappointed, slandered, persecuted - though my lot in life is among the lowly and the despised - yet I will adhere to my purpose to keep thy law. It is, and it shall be, my delight, whatever may be the effects of so observing it. See Psalm 119:35.

Wesley's Commentary on Psalms 119 :70

119:70 Fat - They are stupid and insensible.
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