To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.
The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his
(19:1) "The firmament sheweth his handywork."
Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge.||
There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard.||
Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end
of the world. In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun,
(19:4-6) "The sun ... His going forth is from
the end of the heaven, and his circuit unto the ends of it."
Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, and rejoiceth as a
strong man to run a race.||
His going forth is from
the end of the heaven, and his circuit unto the ends of it: and there is
nothing hid from the heat thereof.||
The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the
LORD is sure, making wise the simple.||
(19:7) "The law of the LORD is perfect,"|
Is the law of God perfect?
The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment
of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.||
|19:9 The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the
LORD are true and righteous altogether.||
"The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring for ever."
Should we fear God?
More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold: sweeter
also than honey and the honeycomb.
Moreover by them is thy servant warned: and in keeping of them there is
Who can understand his errors? cleanse thou me from secret faults.||
Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins; let them not have
dominion over me: then shall I be upright, and I shall be innocent from the
Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable
in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer.