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Psalm 119

Psa. 119:51 KJV (With Strong’s)

The proud
zed (Hebrew #2086)
KJV usage: presumptuous, proud.
Pronounce: zade'
Origin: from 2102
have had me greatly
m`od (Hebrew #3966)
properly, vehemence, i.e. (with or without preposition) vehemently; by implication, wholly, speedily, etc. (often with other words as an intensive or superlative; especially when repeated)
KJV usage: diligently, especially, exceeding(-ly), far, fast, good, great(-ly), X louder and louder, might(-ily, -y), (so) much, quickly, (so) sore, utterly, very (+ much, sore), well.
Pronounce: meh-ode'
Origin: from the same as 181
in derision
luwts (Hebrew #3887)
properly, to make mouths at, i.e. to scoff; hence (from the effort to pronounce a foreign language) to interpret, or (generally) intercede
KJV usage: ambassador, have in derision, interpreter, make a mock, mocker, scorn(-er, -ful), teacher.
Pronounce: loots
Origin: a primitive root
: yetb have I not declined
natah (Hebrew #5186)
to stretch or spread out; by implication, to bend away (including moral deflection); used in a great variety of application (as follows)
KJV usage: + afternoon, apply, bow (down, - ing), carry aside, decline, deliver, extend, go down, be gone, incline, intend, lay, let down, offer, outstretched, overthrown, pervert, pitch, prolong, put away, shew, spread (out), stretch (forth, out), take (aside), turn (aside, away), wrest, cause to yield.
Pronounce: naw-taw'
Origin: a primitive root
from thy law
towrah (Hebrew #8451)
from 3384; a precept or statute, especially the Decalogue or Pentateuch
KJV usage: law.
Pronounce: to-raw'
Origin: or torah {to-raw'}

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yet have.
Psa. 119:31,157• 31I have stuck unto thy testimonies: O Lord, put me not to shame.
157Many are my persecutors and mine enemies; yet do I not decline from thy testimonies.
(Psa. 119:31,157)
Psa. 44:18• 18Our heart is not turned back, neither have our steps declined from thy way; (Psa. 44:18)
Job 23:11• 11My foot hath held his steps, his way have I kept, and not declined. (Job 23:11)
Isa. 38:3• 3And said, Remember now, O Lord, I beseech thee, how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept sore. (Isa. 38:3)
Isa. 42:4• 4He shall not fail nor be discouraged, till he have set judgment in the earth: and the isles shall wait for his law. (Isa. 42:4)
Acts 20:23‑24• 23Save that the Holy Ghost witnesseth in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me.
24But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
(Acts 20:23‑24)
Heb. 12:1‑3• 1Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
2Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.
3For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds.
(Heb. 12:1‑3)
 (vs. 51) Nevertheless, confidence in the Word of God made the servant of the Lord an object of derision to the proud men of the world―those who had thrown off allegiance to God and His Word. In spite of derision the soul was not moved from its confidence. (Psalm 119:40-56: Division 7 (Zain) by H. Smith)
 This lowly, patient obedience, accepting meekly reproach, had been the scorn and derision of the proud; but faith in His word had kept the soul from swerving. (Practical Reflections on the Psalms: Psalm 119:25-72 by J.N. Darby)

J. N. Darby Translation

The proud have derided me beyond measure: I have not declined from thy law.