Why did the psalmist praise God "seven times a day"? (Psalm 119:164)

Psalm 119:164 Seven times a day I praise you
for your q righteous rules. (NIV)

Psalms 119:164

ESV - 164 Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous rules.

Clarify Share Report Asked June 26 2021 My picture Jack Gutknecht

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Mini Tim Maas Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army
In my opinion, the psalmist was using the figure "seven" not as a specific descriptive number, or as a frequency required to fulfill a requirement or obligation, but to convey the sense of his praise being constant or continuous, as well as willingly and freely given.

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