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Psalm 119 - 13 (Mem)
ST. FRANCES | Same-Tune Hymns | Bible Passage
GEORGE AUGUSTUS LOHR, 1821-1897
97 O how I love thy law! it is
My study all the day:
98 It makes me wiser than my foes;
For it doth with me stay.
99 Than all my teachers now I have
More understanding far;
Because my meditation still
Thy testimonies are.
100 In understanding I excel
Even those that aged be;
Because thy precepts to observe
I have sought earnestly.
101 My feet from each ill way I stayed,
That I may keep thy word.
102 I from thy judgments have not swerved;
For thou hast taught me, Lord.
103 How sweet unto my taste, O Lord,
Are all thy words of truth! Yea,
I do find them sweeter far
Than honey to my mouth.
104 I through thy percepts, that are pure,
Do understanding get;
I therefore every way that's false
With all my heart do hate.
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97 ¬∂ MEM. O how love I thy law! it is my meditation all the day.
98 ¬∂ Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies: for they are ever with me.
99 I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation.
100 I understand more than the ancients, because I keep thy precepts.
101 ¬∂ I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I might keep thy word.
102 ¬∂ I have not departed from thy judgments: for thou hast taught me.
103 ¬∂ How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth!
104 Through thy precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way.