Psalm 119:9

How can a young man keep his way pure?
By guarding it according to your word. -Psalm 119:9

There is no purity of life outside of God’s law.

God’s Word is where we must look for guidance and it’s prescription is what we must joyfully take.

Word Meanings

young man: lad, servant, youth, tenderness of age

keep pure: to be clean, be pure, be clean, be justified, to cleanse, purify oneself, maintain purity of life

way: path, road, way of living, traveller, wayfarer, course of living and acting, mode, manner, condition, lot

guarding: keep, observe, give heed, protect, restrain, retain, treasure up (in memory), be on one’s guard, beware, refrain, attend to, to honor, care for

according to your word: speech, speaking, utterance, business, occupation, acts, matter, case, discourse, promise, precept, edict, oracle, cause, reason

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