“Your word is a lamp to my feet.
Your word is a light to my path.
I have sworn an oath.
I have confirmed it.
I will observe your righteous ordinances.
I am severely afflicted.
Give me life!
According to your word!
Accept my offerings of praise!
Teach me your ordinances!
I hold my life in my hand continually.
But I do not forget your law.
The wicked have laid a snare for me.
But I do not stray from your precepts.
Your decrees are my heritage forever.
They are the joy of my heart.
I incline my heart to perform your statutes,
To the end.”
The word of Yahweh is a lamp and a light so that the psalmist might walk in the right path. He had sworn an oath to observe the righteous ordinances. Despite his sufferings, he would continue to offer praise. He wanted to be taught about the ordinances since he never forgot the law. Even when the wicked set a snare for him, he never forgot the law. He never strayed from the precepts of Yahweh. They were his heritage forever, the joy of his heart. He would follow the statutes of Yahweh forever, even to the bitter end. Thus this section on the fourteenth consonant letter of the Hebrew alphabet, Nun, came to an end.