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What are the names for God's Word in Psalm 119?

What is it called (119:1, 3-37, 39-40, 42-69, 71-116, 119-120, 123-131, 133-148, 150-164, 166-176)

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Mini Tim Maas Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army
I found the following (many of which appear multiple times), but have not cited verses for them: 

law / laws
statutes
ways
precepts
decrees
commands
counselors
righteous laws
word / words
promise / promises
ancient laws

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My picture Jack Gutknecht ABC/DTS graduate, guitar music ministry Baptist church
1.	We begin with 1 of the 6 names for God’s Word in Psalm 119 which is PRECEPTS:

PS 119:45 And I will walk at liberty: for I seek thy precepts. 
PS 119:56 This I had, because I kept thy precepts. 
PS 119:63 I am a companion of all them that fear thee, and of them that keep thy precepts.
PS 119:93 I will never forget thy precepts: for with them thou hast quickened me. 
PS 119:100 I understand more than the ancients, because I keep thy precepts. 
PS 119:128 Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way.
PS 119:168 I have kept thy precepts and thy testimonies: for all my ways are before thee.

2.	His COMMANDS/COMMANDMENTS --We must love them, not forget them, and study them.

"You have charged us to keep your commandments carefully" (Psalm 119:4 NLT).
PS 119:10 With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments. 
PS 119:47 And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I have loved. 
PS 119:60 I made haste, and delayed not to keep thy commandments. 
PS 119:96 I have seen an end of all perfection: but thy commandment is exceeding broad.
PS 119:98 Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies: for they are ever with me.
PS 119:143 Trouble and anguish have taken hold on me: yet thy commandments are my delights.
PS 119:176 I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek thy servant; for I do not forget thy commandments. 

3.	LAWS:

PS 119:1 Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD.
PS 119:18 Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law. 
PS 119:34 Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.
PS 119:92 Unless thy law had been my delights, I should then have perished in mine affliction.
PS 119:97 O how love I thy law! It is my meditation all the day.
PS 119:163 I hate and abhor lying: but thy law do I love.
PS 119:165 Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them. 

His law or laws -- We must keep, not break, his laws-for our own good.

4.	His STATUTES (119:59): If we follow them, they will give us direction.

PS 119:12 Blessed art thou, O LORD: teach me thy statutes.
PS 119:16 I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word. 
PS 119:71 It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes.
PS 119:80 Let my heart be sound in thy statutes; that I be not ashamed. 

5.	TESTIMONIES

PS 119:14 I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all riches.
PS 119:24 Thy testimonies also are my delight and my counsellors. (Maas)
PS 119:59 I thought on my ways, and turned my feet unto thy testimonies. 
PS 119:99 I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation.
PS 119:111 Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever: for they are the rejoicing of my heart.
PS 119:125 I am thy servant; give me understanding, that I may know thy testimonies.
PS 119:129 Thy testimonies are wonderful: therefore doth my soul keep them.
PS 119:144 The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live.
PS 119:152 Concerning thy testimonies, I have known of old that thou hast founded them forever. 
PS 119:168 I have kept thy precepts and thy testimonies: for all my ways are before thee.

6.	His JUDGMENTS or decisions (119:120, 137): God's decisions are fair, and we are to live by them.

PS 119:62 At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee because of thy righteous judgments. 
PS 119:120 My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments. 
PS 119:137 Righteous art thou, O LORD, and upright are thy judgments.
PS 119:160 Thy word is true from the beginning: and every one of thy righteous judgments endureth forever.
PS 119:164 Seven times a day do I praise thee because of thy righteous judgments.

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