“Yahweh exists forever!
Your word is firmly fixed in heaven.
Your faithfulness endures to all generations.
You have established the earth.
It stands fast.
By your appointment
They stand today.
All things are your servants.
If your law had not been my delight,
I should have perished in my misery.
I will never forget your precepts.
You have given me life.
I am yours!
I have sought your precepts.
The wicked lie in wait
To destroy me.
But I consider your decrees.
I have seen a limit to all perfection.
But your commandment is exceedingly broad.”
Yahweh is eternal in heaven. His faithfulness endures forever. He has established the earth and keeps it going. All things are his servants. This psalmist admits that if he did not have this delightful law, he might have perished in his misery. He would never forget the precepts of Yahweh since they gave him life. He gave himself fully to Yahweh. He relied on Yahweh to save him since he always sought his precepts. However, the wicked lay in wait for him in order to destroy him. The psalmist would consider the decrees of Yahweh and seek perfection because of the broad commandments. So ends this section on the twelfth consonant letter of the Hebrew alphabet, Lamed.