Parallel Verses

Amplified

Open the gates, that the [uncompromisingly] righteous nation which keeps her faith and her troth [with God] may enter in.

New American Standard Bible

"Open the gates, that the righteous nation may enter, The one that remains faithful.

King James Version

Open ye the gates, that the righteous nation which keepeth the truth may enter in.

Holman Bible

Open the gates
so a righteous nation can come in—
one that remains faithful.

International Standard Version

Open your gates, so the righteous nation that safeguards its faith may enter.

A Conservative Version

Open ye the gates, that the righteous nation which keeps faith may enter in.

American Standard Version

Open ye the gates, that the righteous nation which keepeth faith may enter in.

Bible in Basic English

Let the doors be open, so that the upright nation which keeps faith may come in.

Darby Translation

Open ye the gates, and the righteous nation which keepeth faithfulness shall enter in.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Open ye the gates, that the righteous nation which keeps the truth may enter in.

Julia Smith Translation

Open ye the gates and the just nation watching truths shall come in.

King James 2000

Open the gates, that the righteous nation which keeps the truth may enter in.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Open [the] gates {so that} [the] righteous nation who keeps faithfulness may enter!

Modern King James verseion

Open the gates, and the righteous nation shall enter in, keeping faithfulness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Open ye the gates, that the righteous people which keep the truth may enter in.

NET Bible

Open the gates so a righteous nation can enter -- one that remains trustworthy.

New Heart English Bible

Open the gates, that the righteous nation may enter: the one which keeps faith.

The Emphasized Bible

Open ye the gates, - That there may enter in - a righteous nation preserving fidelity.

Webster

Open ye the gates, that the righteous nation which keepeth the truth may enter in.

World English Bible

Open the gates, that the righteous nation may enter: the one which keeps faith.

Youngs Literal Translation

Open ye the gates, that enter may a righteous nation, Preserving stedfastness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּתח 
Pathach 
Usage: 143

ye the gates
שׁער 
Sha`ar 
Usage: 374

צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

the truth
אמוּן 
'emuwn 
Usage: 5

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Judah's Song Of Praise

1 In that day shall this song be sung in the land of Judah: We have a strong city; [the Lord] sets up salvation as walls and bulwarks. 2 Open the gates, that the [uncompromisingly] righteous nation which keeps her faith and her troth [with God] may enter in. 3 You will guard him and keep him in perfect and constant peace whose mind [both its inclination and its character] is stayed on You, because he commits himself to You, leans on You, and hopes confidently in You.


Cross References

Psalm 118:20

This is the gate of the Lord; the [uncompromisingly] righteous shall enter through it.

Isaiah 60:11

And your gates shall be open continually, they shall not be shut day or night, that men may bring to you the wealth of the nations -- "and their kings led in procession [your voluntary captives].

Isaiah 60:21

Your people also shall all be [uncompromisingly and consistently] righteous; they shall possess the land forever, the branch of My planting, the work of My hands, that I may be glorified.

Isaiah 62:10

Go through, go through the gates! Prepare the way for the people. Cast up, cast up the highway! Gather out the stones. Lift up a standard or ensign over and for the peoples.

Exodus 19:6

And you shall be to Me a kingdom of priests, a holy nation [consecrated, set apart to the worship of God]. These are the words you shall speak to the Israelites.

Deuteronomy 4:6-8

So keep them and do them, for that is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples who, when they hear all these statutes, will say, Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.

Psalm 106:5

That I may see and share the welfare of Your chosen ones, that I may rejoice in the gladness of Your nation, that I may glory with Your heritage.

Isaiah 54:14

You shall establish yourself in righteousness (rightness, in conformity with God's will and order): you shall be far from even the thought of oppression or destruction, for you shall not fear, and from terror, for it shall not come near you.

Isaiah 58:8

Then shall your light break forth like the morning, and your healing (your restoration and the power of a new life) shall spring forth speedily; your righteousness (your rightness, your justice, and your right relationship with God) shall go before you [conducting you to peace and prosperity], and the glory of the Lord shall be your rear guard.

Isaiah 62:2

And the nations shall see your righteousness and vindication [your rightness and justice -- "not your own, but His ascribed to you], and all kings shall behold your salvation and glory; and you shall be called by a new name which the mouth of the Lord shall name.

Ezekiel 48:31-34

Three gates: one gate of Reuben, one gate of Judah, one gate of Levi, the gates of the city being called after the names of the tribes of Israel;

Zechariah 8:20

Thus says the Lord of hosts: It shall yet come to pass that there shall come [to Jerusalem] peoples and the inhabitants of many and great cities,

Acts 2:47

Constantly praising God and being in favor and goodwill with all the people; and the Lord kept adding [to their number] daily those who were being saved [from spiritual death].

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a dedicated nation, [God's] own purchased, special people, that you may set forth the wonderful deeds and display the virtues and perfections of Him Who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.

2 Peter 3:13

But we look for new heavens and a new earth according to His promise, in which righteousness (uprightness, freedom from sin, and right standing with God) is to abide.

Jude 1:3

Beloved, my whole concern was to write to you in regard to our common salvation. [But] I found it necessary and was impelled to write you and urgently appeal to and exhort [you] to contend for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints [the faith which is that sum of Christian belief which was delivered verbally to the holy people of God].

Revelation 5:9

And [now] they sing a new song, saying, You are worthy to take the scroll and to break the seals that are on it, for You were slain (sacrificed), and with Your blood You purchased men unto God from every tribe and language and people and nation.

Revelation 21:24

The nations shall walk by its light and the rulers and leaders of the earth shall bring into it their glory.

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