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
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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.)
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