Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

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 her down, even the feet of the poor, and the steps of the needy. 7 The way of the just is uprightness: thou, most upright, dost weigh the path of the just. 8 Yea, in the way of thy judgments, O LORD, we wait for thee; the desire of our soul is to thy name and to the remembrance of thee.


Cross References

1 Samuel 2:2-4

There is none holy as the LORD, for there is none beside thee; neither is there any strong One like our God.

1 Chronicles 29:17

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

Job 27:5-6

In no wise should I justify you; until I die I will not remove my integrity from me.

Job 31:6

let me be weighed in a just balance, that God may know my integrity.

Psalm 1:6

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

Psalm 11:4

The LORD is in the temple of his holiness, the LORD's throne is in heaven: his eyes behold, his eyelids try the children of men.

Psalm 11:7

For the righteous LORD loves righteousness; his countenance beholds the upright.

Psalm 18:23-26

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

Proverbs 20:7

The just man who walks in his integrity, blessed shall be 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; and for those in it there shall be someone to go with them, in such a manner that the foolish shall not err therein.

Isaiah 42:16

And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will cause them to walk in paths that they have not known; I will make darkness light before them and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them and not forsake them.

Zephaniah 3:5

The just LORD is in the midst thereof; he will not do iniquity: each morning he shall bring his judgment to light; he never fails; but the unjust know no shame.

1 Corinthians 4:5

Therefore, judge nothing before the time, until the Lord comes, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts; and then shall each one have praise of God.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with carnal wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world and more abundantly towards you.

Ephesians 2:10

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

1 John 3:7

Little children, let no one deceive you; he that does righteousness is righteous, even as he also is righteous.

1 John 3:10

In this the sons of God are manifest, and the sons of the devil: whosoever does not righteousness and that loves not his brother is not of God.

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