Psalm 119 – Teth (9th letter – U)

I need to post a correction. According to my notes, Teth is NOT T, as I wrote, but U. I’ll leave my first post up here, but I redid it using U. Sorry about that. I’ll try to be more careful.

TETH. Thou hast dealt well with thy servant, O LORD, according unto thy word. Teach me good judgment and knowledge: for I have believed thy commandments. Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word. Thou art good, and doest good; teach me thy statutes. The proud have forged a lie against me: but I will keep thy precepts with my whole heart. Their heart is as fat as grease; but I delight in thy law. It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes. The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.

Psalms 119:65-72 KJV

tet hashem  |  Learning Hebrew – The letter Tet (עִבְרִית)

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Psalm 119 – Teth (9th letter – U)

Under Thy reign, I am well
According to Thy word.
Understanding, knowledge, too,
From Thee, Thy servant heard.

Up to now, I went astray;
When stricken, I would flee.
Until I learned that You are good
To teach Thy word to me.

Unashamed, the proud have forged
A lie, but I will keep,
Unwavering, Thy law. I know
That it is good I weep.

Unless I learn Thy statutes, I
Will end up worse than they.
Unlock the treasure of Thy mouth
And share with me, I pray.

© 2013 Denise McKenney

(I did this originally using T instead of U. Sorry for any confusion.)

Feel free to print, share or repost anything on this blog. I do ask that you let me know if you use one of my poems on your blog or at your church somehow. It might give me an idea of better ways to spread His words, which I am always looking to do. And of course, always keep the copyright symbol and my name with the poem so I continue to have the right to use them. You may not realize that if something is posted enough times without the copyright notice, I could lose the copyright and then someone else could conceivably file for a copyright and I would no longer be able to use my own poems! It has happened, so please make sure the (c) is always on the poem whenever you repost. Thanks!

God bless,
Denise McKenney

About dforchrist

I am a 50+-year-old Christian, live in Indiana with my husband and 3 cats, and love Jesus. God has been giving me the ability to write incredible poems lately as well as the urge to share them. I pray they touch you as He intends.
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