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Psalms 119:120 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; And I am afraid of thy judgments.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— My flesh trembles for fear of You, And I am afraid of Your judgments.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— My flesh shuddereth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— My flesh, bristled up from dread of thee, and, of thy regulations, stand I in fear.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Trembled from Thy fear hath my flesh, And from Thy judgments I have been afraid!
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Pierce thou my flesh with thy fear: for I am afraid of thy judgments.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— My flesh trembleth for feare of thee: and I am afraide of thy Iudgements.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Penetrate my flesh with thy fear; for I am afraid of thy judgments.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
My flesh 1320
{1320} Prime
From H1319; flesh (from its freshness); by extension body, person; also (by euphemism) the pudenda of a man.
trembleth 5568
{5568} Prime
A primitive root; to be erect, that is, bristle as hair.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
for fear 6343
{6343} Prime
From H6342; a (sudden) alarm (properly the object feared, by implication the feeling).
(4480) Complement
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
of thee; and I am afraid 3372
{3372} Prime
A primitive root; to fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
of thy judgments. 4941
{4941} Prime
From H8199; properly a verdict (favorable or unfavorable) pronounced judicially, especially a sentence or formal decree (human or (particularly) divine law, individual or collectively), including the act, the place, the suit, the crime, and the penalty; abstractly justice, including a particular right, or privilege (statutory or customary), or even a style.
(4480) Complement
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 119:118-120.

Psalms 119:120

_ _ The “judgments” are those on the wicked (Psalms 119:119). Joyful hope goes hand in hand with fear (Habakkuk 3:16-18).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 119:120

My flesh (f) trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.

(f) Your judgments not only teach me obedience, but cause me to fear, considering my own weakness which fear causes repentance.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
My flesh:

Psalms 119:53 Horror hath taken hold upon me because of the wicked that forsake thy law.
Leviticus 10:1-3 And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took either of them his censer, and put fire therein, and put incense thereon, and offered strange fire before the LORD, which he commanded them not. ... Then Moses said unto Aaron, This [is it] that the LORD spake, saying, I will be sanctified in them that come nigh me, and before all the people I will be glorified. And Aaron held his peace.
1 Samuel 6:20 And the men of Bethshemesh said, Who is able to stand before this holy LORD God? and to whom shall he go up from us?
2 Samuel 6:8-9 And David was displeased, because the LORD had made a breach upon Uzzah: and he called the name of the place Perezuzzah to this day. ... And David was afraid of the LORD that day, and said, How shall the ark of the LORD come to me?
1 Chronicles 24:16-17 The nineteenth to Pethahiah, the twentieth to Jehezekel, ... The one and twentieth to Jachin, the two and twentieth to Gamul,
1 Chronicles 24:30 The sons also of Mushi; Mahli, and Eder, and Jerimoth. These [were] the sons of the Levites after the house of their fathers.
2 Chronicles 34:21 Go, enquire of the LORD for me, and for them that are left in Israel and in Judah, concerning the words of the book that is found: for great [is] the wrath of the LORD that is poured out upon us, because our fathers have not kept the word of the LORD, to do after all that is written in this book.
2 Chronicles 34:27 Because thine heart was tender, and thou didst humble thyself before God, when thou heardest his words against this place, and against the inhabitants thereof, and humbledst thyself before me, and didst rend thy clothes, and weep before me; I have even heard [thee] also, saith the LORD.
Isaiah 66:2 For all those [things] hath mine hand made, and all those [things] have been, saith the LORD: but to this [man] will I look, [even] to [him that is] poor and of a contrite spirit, and trembleth at my word.
Daniel 10:8-11 Therefore I was left alone, and saw this great vision, and there remained no strength in me: for my comeliness was turned in me into corruption, and I retained no strength. ... And he said unto me, O Daniel, a man greatly beloved, understand the words that I speak unto thee, and stand upright: for unto thee am I now sent. And when he had spoken this word unto me, I stood trembling.
Habakkuk 3:16 When I heard, my belly trembled; my lips quivered at the voice: rottenness entered into my bones, and I trembled in myself, that I might rest in the day of trouble: when he cometh up unto the people, he will invade them with his troops.
Philippians 2:12 Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.
Hebrews 12:21 And so terrible was the sight, [that] Moses said, I exceedingly fear and quake:)
Hebrews 12:28-29 Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear: ... For our God [is] a consuming fire.
Revelation 1:17-18 And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last: ... I [am] he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.
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Lv 10:1. 1S 6:20. 2S 6:8. 1Ch 24:16, 30. 2Ch 34:21, 27. Ps 119:53. Is 66:2. Dn 10:8. Hab 3:16. Php 2:12. He 12:21, 28. Rv 1:17.

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