Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

Amplified

Open the gates, that the [uncompromisingly] righteous nation which keeps her faith and her troth [with God] 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 On that day this song will be sung in the land of Judah:We have a strong city.
Salvation is established as walls and ramparts.
2 Open the gates
so a righteous nation can come in—
one that remains faithful.
3 You will keep the mind that is dependent on You
in perfect peace,
for it is trusting in You.


Cross References

Psalm 118:20

This is the gate of the Lord;
the righteous will enter through it.

Isaiah 60:11

Your gates will always be open;
they will never be shut day or night
so that the wealth of the nations
may be brought into you,
with their kings being led in procession.

Isaiah 60:21

Then all your people will be righteous;
they will possess the land forever;
they are the branch I planted,
the work of My hands,
so that I may be glorified.

Isaiah 62:10

Go out, go out through the gates;
prepare a way for the people!
Build it up, build up the highway;
clear away the stones!
Raise a banner for the peoples.

Exodus 19:6

and you will be My kingdom of priests and My holy nation.’ These are the words that you are to say to the Israelites.”

Deuteronomy 4:6-8

Carefully follow them, for this will show your wisdom and understanding in the eyes of the peoples. When they hear about all these statutes, they will say, ‘This great nation is indeed a wise and understanding people.’

Psalm 106:5

so that I may enjoy the prosperity
of Your chosen ones,
rejoice in the joy of Your nation,
and boast about Your heritage.

Isaiah 54:14

and you will be established
on a foundation of righteousness.
You will be far from oppression,
you will certainly not be afraid;
you will be far from terror,
it will certainly not come near you.

Isaiah 58:8

Then your light will appear like the dawn,
and your recovery will come quickly.
Your righteousness will go before you,
and the Lord’s glory will be your rear guard.

Isaiah 62:2

Nations will see your righteousness
and all kings, your glory.
You will be called by a new name
that the Lord’s mouth will announce.

Ezekiel 48:31-34

31 there will be three gates facing north, the gates of the city being named for the tribes of Israel: one, the gate of Reuben; one, the gate of Judah; and one, the gate of Levi.

Zechariah 8:20

The Lord of Hosts says this: “Peoples will yet come, the residents of many cities;

Acts 2:47

praising God and having favor with all the people. And every day the Lord added to them those who were being saved.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen race,a royal priesthood,
a holy nation,a people for His possession,
so that you may proclaim the praises
of the One who called you out of darkness
into His marvelous light.

2 Peter 3:13

But based on His promise, we wait for the new heavens and a new earth, where righteousness will dwell.

Jude 1:3

Dear friends, although I was eager to write you about the salvation we share, I found it necessary to write and exhort you to contend for the faith that was delivered to the saints once for all.

Revelation 5:9

And they sang a new song:You are worthy to take the scroll
and to open its seals,
because You were slaughtered,
and You redeemed people
for God by Your blood
from every tribe and language
and people and nation.

Revelation 21:24

The nations will walk in its light, and the kings of the earth will bring their glory into it.

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