With my lips I declare
all the rules of your mouth. –Psalm 119:13
Does my language esteem God’s Truth? Do I speak words and ideas that honor Him? Am I filled up to overflowing with His Word? Am I a faithful witness of the One Who gave me breath? Only what I am filled with can come out of my mouth.
lips: language, speech, bank (of cup, sea, river, etc.)
declare: count, recound, relate, to number, take account of, reckon, be rehearsed, “to polish, to inscribe letters on a stone, to narrate” -Gesenius
all: the whole, any, each, every, totality, everything
rules: judgment, justice, ordinance, process, procedure, proper, fitting, measure, fitness, custom, manner, plan