Authorized Version | Psalms | Psalm 119
153 Consider mine affliction, and deliver me: for I do not forget thy law.
154 Plead my cause, and deliver me: quicken me according to thy word.
155 Salvation is far from the wicked: for they seek not thy statutes.
156 Great are thy tender mercies, O LORD: quicken me according to thy judgments.
157 Many are my persecutors and mine enemies; yet do I not decline from thy testimonies.
158 I beheld the transgressors, and was grieved; because they kept not thy word.
159 Consider how I love thy precepts: quicken me, O LORD, according to thy lovingkindness.
160 Thy word is true from the beginning: and every one of thy righteous judgments endureth for ever.
From the Great Bible
edition (known as Cranmer's Bible
). Set in the Book of Common Prayer
, for Evening Prayer
on the twenty-sixth day of the month.
O comsider mine adversity, and deliver me : for I do not forget thy
154 Avenge thou my cause, and deliver me : quicken me, according to
155 Health is far from the ungodly : for they regard not thy
156 Great is thy mercy, O Lord : quicken me, as thou art wont.
157 Many there are that trouble me, and persecute me : yet do I not
swerve from thy testimonies.
158 It grieveth me when I see the transgressors : because they keep
not thy law.
159 Consider, O Lord, how I love thy commandments : O quicken me,
according to thy loving-kindness.
160 Thy word is true from everlasting : all the judgements of thy
righteousness endure for evermore.
From the Vulgate
, where it is listed, according to the Catholic
manner, as Psalm 118
Vide adflictionem meam et eripe me quia legis tuae non sum oblitus.
Iudica causam meam et redime me sermone tuo vivifica me.
Longe ab impiis salus quia praecepta tua non quaesierunt.
Misericordiae tuae multae Domine iuxta iudicia tua vivifica me.
Multi qui persequuntur me et adfligunt me a testimoniis tuis non declinavi.
Vidi praevaricatores tuos et maerebam qui verbum tuum non custodierunt.
Vide quoniam praecepta tua dilexi Domine iuxta misericordiam tuam vivifica me.
Caput verborum tuorum veritas et sempiternum omne iudicium iustitiae tuae.
The psalm in either case may be followed by the Gloria Patri