Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The way of the righteous is smooth; O Upright One, make the path of the righteous level.

King James Version

The way of the just is uprightness: thou, most upright, dost weigh the path of the just.

Holman Bible

The path of the righteous is level; You clear a straight path for the righteous.

International Standard Version

"The path of the righteous is level; O Upright One, you make safe the way of justice.

A Conservative Version

The way of the just is uprightness. Thou who are upright directs the path of the just.

American Standard Version

The way of the just is uprightness: thou that art upright dost direct the path of the just.

Amplified

The way of the [consistently] righteous (those living in moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relationship of their lives) is level and straight; You, O [Lord], Who are upright, direct aright and make level the path of the [uncompromisingly] just and righteous.

Bible in Basic English

The way of the good man is straight; the road of the upright is made smooth by you.

Darby Translation

The way of the just is uprightness: thou, the Upright, dost make the path of the just even.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The way of the just is uprightness: thou, most upright, dost weigh the path of the just.

Julia Smith Translation

The way to the just one is straightness: being upright, thou wilt prepare the departing of the just one.

King James 2000

The way of the just is uprightness: you, most upright, do smooth the path of the just.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] way of the righteous [is] a straight path; {you clear the level path of the righteous}.

Modern King James verseion

The way of the just is uprightness; O Upright One, weigh the path of the just.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The path of equity wilt thou grant unto the just, O thou most righteous; thou shalt order the path of him that is righteous.

NET Bible

The way of the righteous is level, the path of the righteous that you make is straight.

New Heart English Bible

The way of the righteous is level. O Just One, you make the path of the righteous smooth.

The Emphasized Bible

The path of a righteous man, is, even, - O Upright One! the track of a righteous man, thou makest level.

Webster

The way of the just is uprightness: thou, most upright, dost weigh the path of the just.

World English Bible

The way of the just is uprightness. You who are upright make the path of the righteous level.

Youngs Literal Translation

The path for the righteous is uprightness, O upright One, The path of the righteous Thou dost ponder.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארח 
'orach 
Usage: 59

of the just
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

פּלס 
Palac 
Usage: 6

the path
מעגּלה מעגּל 
Ma`gal 
Usage: 16

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Yahweh's People Vindicated

6 "The foot will trample it, The feet of the afflicted, the steps of the helpless." 7 The way of the righteous is smooth; O Upright One, make the path of the righteous level. 8 Indeed, while following the way of Your judgments, O LORD, We have waited for You eagerly; Your name, even Your memory, is the desire of our souls.


Cross References

1 Samuel 2:2-4

"There is no one holy like the LORD, Indeed, there is no one besides You, Nor is there any rock like our God.

1 Chronicles 29:17

"Since I know, O my God, that You try the heart and delight in uprightness, I, in the integrity of my heart, have willingly offered all these things; so now with joy I have seen Your people, who are present here, make their offerings willingly to You.

Job 27:5-6

"Far be it from me that I should declare you right; Till I die I will not put away my integrity from me.

Job 31:6

Let Him weigh me with accurate scales, And let God know my integrity.

Psalm 1:6

For the LORD knows the way of the righteous, But the way of the wicked will perish.

Psalm 11:4

The LORD is in His holy temple; the LORD'S throne is in heaven; His eyes behold, His eyelids test the sons of men.

Psalm 11:7

For the LORD is righteous, He loves righteousness; The upright will behold His face.

Psalm 18:23-26

I was also blameless with Him, And I kept myself from my iniquity.

Proverbs 20:7

A righteous man who walks in his integrity-- How blessed are his sons after him.

Isaiah 35:8

A highway will be there, a roadway, And it will be called the Highway of Holiness The unclean will not travel on it, But it will be for him who walks that way, And fools will not wander on it.

Isaiah 42:16

"I will lead the blind by a way they do not know, In paths they do not know I will guide them I will make darkness into light before them And rugged places into plains These are the things I will do, And I will not leave them undone."

Zephaniah 3:5

The LORD is righteous within her; He will do no injustice Every morning He brings His justice to light; He does not fail But the unjust knows no shame.

1 Corinthians 4:5

Therefore do not go on passing judgment before the time, but wait until the Lord comes who will both bring to light the things hidden in the darkness and disclose the motives of men's hearts; and then each man's praise will come to him from God.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our proud confidence is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in holiness and godly sincerity, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, we have conducted ourselves in the world, and especially toward you.

Ephesians 2:10

For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.

1 John 3:7

Little children, make sure no one deceives you; the one who practices righteousness is righteous, just as He is righteous;

1 John 3:10

By this the children of God and the children of the devil are obvious: anyone who does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor the one who does not love his brother.

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