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Bible in Basic English

He is the Rock, complete is his work; for all his ways are righteousness: a God without evil who keeps faith, true and upright is he.

New American Standard Bible

The Rock! His work is perfect,
For all His ways are just;
A God of faithfulness and without injustice,
Righteous and upright is He.

King James Version

He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right is he.

Holman Bible

The Rock—His work is perfect;
all His ways are entirely just.
A faithful God, without prejudice,
He is righteous and true.

International Standard Version

Flawless is the work of the Rock, because all his ways are just. A faithful God never unjust righteous and upright is he.

A Conservative Version

The Rock, his work is perfect, for all his ways are justice, a God of faithfulness and without iniquity, just and right is he.

American Standard Version

The Rock, his work is perfect; For all his ways are justice: A God of faithfulness and without iniquity, Just and right is he.

Amplified


“The Rock! His work is perfect,
For all His ways are just;
A God of faithfulness without iniquity (injustice),
Just and upright is He.

Darby Translation

He is the Rock, his work is perfect, For all his ways are righteousness; A God of faithfulness without deceit, Just and right is he.

Julia Smith Translation

The Rock, his work complete: For all his ways judgment: A God of faithfulness and not of iniquity Just and right is he.

King James 2000

He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are justice: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right is he.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The Rock, his work [is] perfect, for all his ways [are] just; [he is] a faithful God, and {without injustice}; righteous and upright [is] he.

Modern King James verseion

He is the Rock; His work is perfect. For all His ways are just, a God of faithfulness, and without evil; just and upright is He.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He is a Rock, and perfect are his deeds, for all his ways are with discretion. God is faithful and without wickedness, both righteous and just is he.

NET Bible

As for the Rock, his work is perfect, for all his ways are just. He is a reliable God who is never unjust, he is fair and upright.

New Heart English Bible

The Rock, his work is perfect, for all his ways are justice: a God of faithfulness and without iniquity, just and right is he.

The Emphasized Bible

A Rock! faultless his work, For, all his ways, are just, A GOD of faithfulness and without perversity, Right and fair, is he!

Webster

He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity: just and right is he.

World English Bible

The Rock, his work is perfect, for all his ways are justice: a God of faithfulness and without iniquity, just and right is he.

Youngs Literal Translation

The Rock! -- perfect is His work, For all His ways are just; God of stedfastness, and without iniquity: Righteous and upright is He.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He is the Rock
צר צוּר 
Tsuwr 
Usage: 76

פּעל 
Po`al 
Usage: 37

דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

a God
אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

of truth
אמנה אמוּנה 
'emuwnah 
Usage: 49

עלה עולה עולה עול עול 
`evel 
Usage: 53

צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

Images Deuteronomy 32:4

Prayers for Deuteronomy 32:4

Context Readings

Moses' Song

3 For I will give honour to the name of the Lord: let our God be named great. 4 He is the Rock, complete is his work; for all his ways are righteousness: a God without evil who keeps faith, true and upright is he. 5 They have become false, they are not his children, the mark of sin is on them; they are an evil and hard-hearted generation.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:18

You have no thought for the Rock, your father, you have no memory of the God who gave you birth.

Deuteronomy 32:18

You have no thought for the Rock, your father, you have no memory of the God who gave you birth.

Daniel 4:37

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, give worship and praise and honour to the King of heaven; for all his works are true and his ways are right: and those who go in pride he is able to make low.

Genesis 18:25

Let such a thing be far from you, to put the upright to death with the sinner: will not the judge of all the earth do right?

Deuteronomy 32:15

But Jeshurun became fat and would not be controlled: you have become fat, you are thick and full of food: then he was untrue to the God who made him, giving no honour to the Rock of his salvation.

Deuteronomy 32:30-31

How would it be possible for one to overcome a thousand, and two to send ten thousand in flight, if their rock had not let them go, if the Lord had not given them up?

Job 34:10

Now then, you wise, take note; you men of knowledge, give ear to me. Let it be far from God to do evil, and from the Ruler of all to do wrong.

Psalm 18:2

The Lord is my Rock, my walled town, and my saviour; my God, my Rock, in him will I put my faith; my breastplate, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.

Psalm 18:30-31

As for God, his way is completely good; the word of the Lord is tested; he is a breastplate for all those who put their faith in him.

Matthew 5:48

Be then complete in righteousness, even as your Father in heaven is complete.

John 1:14

And so the Word became flesh and took a place among us for a time; and we saw his glory--such glory as is given to an only son by his father--saw it to be true and full of grace.

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, I am the true and living way: no one comes to the Father but by me.

Genesis 1:31

And God saw everything which he had made and it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.

Exodus 34:6

And the Lord went past before his eyes, saying, The Lord, the Lord, a God full of pity and grace, slow to wrath and great in mercy and faith;

Deuteronomy 7:9

Be certain, then, that the Lord your God is God; whose faith and mercy are unchanging, who keeps his word through a thousand generations to those who have love for him and keep his laws;

Deuteronomy 10:18

Judging uprightly in the cause of the widow and of the child who has no father, and giving food and clothing in his mercy to the man from a strange country.

1 Samuel 2:2

No other is holy as the Lord, for there is no other God but you: there is no Rock like our God.

2 Samuel 22:2-3

And he said, The Lord is my Rock, my walled town, and my saviour, even mine;

2 Samuel 22:31-32

As for God, his way is all good: the word of the Lord is tested; he is a safe cover for all those who put their faith in him.

2 Samuel 22:47

The Lord is living; praise be to my Rock, and let the God of my salvation be honoured:

2 Samuel 23:3

The God of Israel said, the word of the Rock of Israel came to me: When an upright king is ruling over men, when he is ruling in the fear of God,

Job 35:14

How much less when you say that you do not see him; that the cause is before him, and you are waiting for him.

Psalm 9:16

The Lord has given knowledge of himself through his judging: the evil-doer is taken in the net which his hands had made. (Higgaion. Selah.)

Psalm 18:46

The Lord is living; praise be to my Rock, and let the God of my salvation be honoured.

Psalm 19:7

The law of the Lord is good, giving new life to the soul: the witness of the Lord is certain, giving wisdom to the foolish.

Psalm 31:5

Into your hands I give my spirit; you are my saviour, O Lord God for ever true.

Psalm 61:2-4

From the end of the earth will I send up my cry to you, when my heart is overcome: take me to the rock which is over-high for me.

Psalm 97:2

Dark clouds are round him; his kingdom is based on righteousness and right judging.

Psalm 97:2

Dark clouds are round him; his kingdom is based on righteousness and right judging.

Psalm 99:4

The king's power is used for righteousness; you give true decisions, judging rightly in the land of Jacob.

Psalm 99:4

The king's power is used for righteousness; you give true decisions, judging rightly in the land of Jacob.

Psalm 138:8

The Lord will make all things complete for me: O Lord, your mercy is eternal; do not give up the works of your hands.

Psalm 146:6

Who made heaven and earth, the sea, and all things in them; who keeps faith for ever:

Ecclesiastes 3:14

I am certain that whatever God does will be for ever. No addition may be made to it, nothing may be taken from it; and God has done it so that man may be in fear before him.

Isaiah 25:1

O Lord, you are my God; I will give praise to you, I will give honour to your name; for you have done great acts of power; your purposes in the past have been made true and certain in effect.

Isaiah 26:4

Let your hope be in the Lord for ever: for the Lord Jah is an unchanging Rock.

Isaiah 28:16

For this cause says the Lord God, See, I am placing in Zion as a base, a stone, a tested stone, an angle-stone which is certain and of great value: and he who has faith will not give way.

Isaiah 30:18

For this cause the Lord will be waiting, so that he may be kind to you; and he will be lifted up, so that he may have mercy on you; for the Lord is a God of righteousness: there is a blessing on all whose hope is in him.

Isaiah 32:2

And a man will be as a safe place from the wind, and a cover from the storm; as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shade of a great rock in a waste land.

Jeremiah 9:24

But if any man has pride, let it be in this, that he has the wisdom to have knowledge of me, that I am the Lord, working mercy, giving true decisions, and doing righteousness in the earth: for in these things I have delight, says the Lord.

Jeremiah 10:10

But the Lord is the true God; he is the living God and an eternal king: when he is angry, the earth is shaking with fear, and the nations give way before his wrath.

Habakkuk 1:13

Before your holy eyes sin may not be seen, and you are unable to put up with wrong; why, then, are your eyes on the false? why do you say nothing when the evil-doer puts an end to one who is more upright than himself?

Matthew 16:16-18

And Simon Peter made answer and said, You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.

John 1:17

For the law was given through Moses; grace and the true way of life are ours through Jesus Christ.

John 5:22

The Father is not the judge of men, but he has given all decisions into the hands of the Son;

Romans 1:32

Who, though they have knowledge of the law of God, that the fate of those who do these things is death, not only go on doing these things themselves, but give approval to those who do them.

Romans 2:2

And we are conscious that God is a true judge against those who do such things.

Romans 2:5

But by your hard and unchanged heart you are storing up wrath for yourself in the day of the revelation of God's judging in righteousness;

Romans 3:5

But if the righteousness of God is supported by our wrongdoing what is to be said? is it wrong for God to be angry (as men may say)?

1 Corinthians 10:4

And the same holy drink: for they all took of the water from the holy rock which came after them: and the rock was Christ.

James 1:17

Every good and true thing is given to us from heaven, coming from the Father of lights, with whom there is no change or any shade made by turning.

James 4:12

There is only one judge and law-giver, even he who has the power of salvation and of destruction; but who are you to be your neighbour's judge?

1 Peter 2:6

Because it is said in the Writings, See, I am placing a keystone in Zion, of great and special value; and the man who has faith in him will not be put to shame.

Revelation 15:3-4

And they give the song of Moses, the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and full of wonder are your works, O Lord God, Ruler of all; true and full of righteousness are your ways, eternal King.

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