Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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 righteous [those in right-standing with God—living in moral and spiritual integrity] is smooth and level;
O Upright One, make a level path for the 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.

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

Hastings

Context Readings

Yahweh's People Vindicated

6 The foot shall tread it down, even the feet of the poor, and the steps of the needy. 7 The way of the just is uprightness. Thou who are upright directs the path of the just. 8 Yea, in the way of thy judgments, O LORD, we have waited for thee, to thy name. Even to thy memorial, is the desire of our soul.


Cross References

1 Samuel 2:2-4

There is none holy as LORD, for there is none besides thee, neither is there any rock like our God.

1 Chronicles 29:17

I know also, my God, that thou try the heart, and have pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things. And now I have seen with joy thy people, who are present here, off

Job 27:5-6

Far be it from me that I should justify you. Till I die I will not put away my integrity from me.

Job 31:6

(let me be weighed in an even balance, that God may know my integrity);

Psalm 1:6

For LORD knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked shall perish.

Psalm 11:4

LORD is in his holy temple. LORD's throne is in heaven. His eyes, behold, his eyelids try, the sons of men.

Psalm 11:7

For LORD is righteous. He loves righteousness. The upright man shall behold his face.

Psalm 18:23-26

I was also perfect with him, and I kept myself from my iniquity.

Proverbs 20:7

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

Isaiah 35:8

And a highway shall be there, and a way. And it shall be called The way of holiness. The unclean shall not pass over it, but is shall be for [the redeemed], the wayfaring men. Yea fools shall not err [in it].

Isaiah 42:16

And I will bring the blind by a way that they know not. I will lead them in paths that they know not. I will make darkness light before them, and crooked places straight. These things I will do, and I will not forsake them.

Zephaniah 3:5

LORD in the midst of her is righteous. He will not do iniquity. Every morning he brings his justice to light. He does not fail, but the unjust man knows no shame.

1 Corinthians 4:5

Therefore do not judge anything before time, until the Lord comes who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and make public the deliberations of the hearts. And then praise will come to each man from God.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our pride is this (the testimony from our conscience), that we behave in the world in the simplicity and purity of God, not by fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, and especially toward you.

Ephesians 2:10

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God preordained that we should walk in them.

1 John 3:7

Little children, let no man lead you astray. He who is doing righteousness is righteous, just as that man is righteous.

1 John 3:10

By this the children of God are visible, and the children of the devil. Every man not doing righteousness is not of God, and he who is not loving his brother.

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