Samekh… To Support Psalm 119: 113-120
113 I hate double-minded men, but I love your law. 114 You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word. 115 Away from me, you evildoers, that I may keep the commands of my God! 116 Sustain me according to your promise, and I will live; do not let my hopes be dashed. 117 Uphold me, and I will be delivered; I will always have regard for your decrees. 118 You reject all who stray from your decrees, for their deceitfulness is in vain. 119 All the wicked of the earth you discard like dross; therefore I love your statutes. 120 My flesh trembles in fear of you; I stand in awe of your laws.
Lamedh…Authority Psalm 119: 89-96
89 Your word, O LORD, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens.
90 Your faithfulness
continues through all generations; you established the earth, and it endures.
91 Your laws endure to
this day, for all things serve you. 92
If your law had not been my delight, I would have perished in my
I will never forget your precepts, for by them you have renewed my life.
Save me, for I am yours; I have sought out your precepts.
The wicked are waiting to destroy me, but I will ponder your statutes.
To all perfection I see a limit; but your commands are boundless.
He… Behold Psalm 119: 33-40
33 Teach me, O LORD, to follow your decrees; then I will keep
them to the end.
Give me understanding, and I will keep your law and obey it with all my
35 Direct me in the
path of your commands, for there I find delight.
36 Turn my heart toward your statutes and not toward selfish
gain. 37 Turn my eyes away
from worthless things; renew my life according to your word.
Fulfill your promise to your servant, so that you may be feared.
Take away the disgrace I dread, for your laws are good.
How I long for your precepts! Renew
my life in your righteousness.