Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then he will pray to God, and He will accept him,
That he may see His face with joy,
And He may restore His righteousness to man.

King James Version

He shall pray unto God, and he will be favourable unto him: and he shall see his face with joy: for he will render unto man his righteousness.

Holman Bible

He will pray to God, and God will delight in him.
That man will see His face with a shout of joy,
and God will restore his righteousness to him.

International Standard Version

Let him pray to God and he will accept him; he will appear before him with joyful shouts!"

A Conservative Version

He prays to God, and he is favorable to him, so that he sees his face with joy, and he restores to man his righteousness.

American Standard Version

He prayeth unto God, and he is favorable unto him, So that he seeth his face with joy: And he restoreth unto man his righteousness.

Amplified


“He will pray to God, and He shall be favorable to him,
So that he looks at His face with joy;
For God restores to man His righteousness [that is, his right standing with God—with its joys].

Bible in Basic English

He makes his prayer to God, and he has mercy on him; he sees God's face with cries of joy; he gives news of his righteousness to men;

Darby Translation

He shall pray unto +God, and he will receive him with favour; and he shall see his face with shoutings, and he will render unto man his righteousness.

Julia Smith Translation

He shall pray to God and he shall receive him into favor: and he shall see his face with rejoicing, and he will turn back to man his justice.

King James 2000

He shall pray unto God, and he will be favorable unto him: and he shall see his face with joy: for he will render unto man his righteousness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He prays to God, then he accepts him, and he sees his face with a shout of joy, and he repays to the human being his righteousness.

Modern King James verseion

he shall pray to God, and He will be gracious to him; and he shall see His face with joy, for He will restore to man his righteousness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For if he submit himself unto God, he is gracious, and showeth him his countenance joyfully, and rewardeth man for his righteousness.

NET Bible

He entreats God, and God delights in him, he sees God's face with rejoicing, and God restores to him his righteousness.

New Heart English Bible

He prays to God, and he is favorable to him, so that he sees his face with joy. He restores to man his righteousness.

The Emphasized Bible

He made supplication unto GOD, who hath accepted him, and he hath beheld his face with a shout of triumph, Thus hath he given back to man his righteousness.

Webster

He shall pray to God, and he will be favorable to him: and he shall see his face with joy: for he will render to man his righteousness.

World English Bible

He prays to God, and he is favorable to him, so that he sees his face with joy. He restores to man his righteousness.

Youngs Literal Translation

He maketh supplication unto God, And He accepteth him. And he seeth His face with shouting, And He returneth to man His righteousness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He shall pray
עתר 
`athar 
Usage: 20

אלהּ אלוהּ 
'elowahh 
God, god
Usage: 57

and he will be favourable
רצה 
Ratsah 
Usage: 56

unto him and he shall see
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

with joy
תּרוּעה 
T@ruw`ah 
Usage: 36

for he will render
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

References

Context Readings

A Third Way God Warns People

25 Let his flesh become fresher than in youth,
Let him return to the days of his youthful vigor;
26 Then he will pray to God, and He will accept him,
That he may see His face with joy,
And He may restore His righteousness to man.
27 “He will sing to men and say,
‘I have sinned and perverted what is right,
And it is not proper for me.



Cross References

Psalm 50:15

Call upon Me in the day of trouble;
I shall rescue you, and you will honor Me.”

Numbers 6:25-26

The Lord make His face shine on you,
And be gracious to you;

1 Samuel 26:23

The Lord will repay each man for his righteousness and his faithfulness; for the Lord delivered you into my hand today, but I refused to stretch out my hand against the Lord’s anointed.

2 Kings 20:2-5

Then he turned his face to the wall and prayed to the Lord, saying,

2 Chronicles 33:12-13

When he was in distress, he entreated the Lord his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.

2 Chronicles 33:19

His prayer also and how God was entreated by him, and all his sin, his unfaithfulness, and the sites on which he built high places and erected the Asherim and the carved images, before he humbled himself, behold, they are written in the records of the Hozai.

Job 22:26-27

“For then you will delight in the Almighty
And lift up your face to God.

Job 34:11

“For He pays a man according to his work,
And makes him find it according to his way.

Job 34:28

So that they caused the cry of the poor to come to Him,
And that He might hear the cry of the afflicted—

Job 42:8-9

Now therefore, take for yourselves seven bulls and seven rams, and go to My servant Job, and offer up a burnt offering for yourselves, and My servant Job will pray for you. For I will accept him so that I may not do with you according to your folly, because you have not spoken of Me what is right, as My servant Job has.”

Psalm 4:6-7

Many are saying, “Who will show us any good?”
Lift up the light of Your countenance upon us, O Lord!

Psalm 6:1-9

For the choir director; with stringed instruments, upon an eight-string lyre. A Psalm of David.
O Lord, do not rebuke me in Your anger,
Nor chasten me in Your wrath.

Psalm 16:11

You will make known to me the path of life;
In Your presence is fullness of joy;
In Your right hand there are pleasures forever.

Psalm 18:20

The Lord has rewarded me according to my righteousness;
According to the cleanness of my hands He has recompensed me.

Psalm 28:1-2

A Psalm of David.
To You, O Lord, I call;
My rock, do not be deaf to me,
For if You are silent to me,
I will become like those who go down to the pit.

Psalm 28:6

Blessed be the Lord,
Because He has heard the voice of my supplication.

Psalm 30:5

For His anger is but for a moment,
His favor is for a lifetime;
Weeping may last for the night,
But a shout of joy comes in the morning.

Psalm 30:7-11

O Lord, by Your favor You have made my mountain to stand strong;
You hid Your face, I was dismayed.

Psalm 41:8-11

“A wicked thing is poured out upon him,
That when he lies down, he will not rise up again.”

Psalm 62:12

And lovingkindness is Yours, O Lord,
For You recompense a man according to his work.

Psalm 67:1

For the choir director; with stringed instruments. A Psalm. A Song.
God be gracious to us and bless us,
And cause His face to shine upon us— Selah.

Psalm 91:15

“He will call upon Me, and I will answer him;
I will be with him in trouble;
I will rescue him and honor him.

Psalm 116:1-6

I love the Lord, because He hears
My voice and my supplications.

Proverbs 24:12

If you say, “See, we did not know this,”
Does He not consider it who weighs the hearts?
And does He not know it who keeps your soul?
And will He not render to man according to his work?

Isaiah 30:19

O people in Zion, inhabitant in Jerusalem, you will weep no longer. He will surely be gracious to you at the sound of your cry; when He hears it, He will answer you.

Jeremiah 33:3

Call to Me and I will answer you, and I will tell you great and mighty things, which you do not know.’

Jonah 2:2-7

and he said,
“I called out of my distress to the Lord,
And He answered me.
I cried for help from the depth of Sheol;
You heard my voice.

Matthew 10:41-42

He who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet’s reward; and he who receives a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall receive a righteous man’s reward.

Acts 2:28

You have made known to me the ways of life;
You will make me full of gladness with Your presence.’

Acts 9:11

And the Lord said to him, “Get up and go to the street called Straight, and inquire at the house of Judas for a man from Tarsus named Saul, for he is praying,

Hebrews 11:26

considering the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt; for he was looking to the reward.

Jude 1:24

Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling, and to make you stand in the presence of His glory blameless with great joy,

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