Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Guarding the paths of justice, And He preserves the way of His godly ones.

King James Version

He keepeth the paths of judgment, and preserveth the way of his saints.

Holman Bible

so that He may guard the paths of justice
and protect the way of His loyal followers.

International Standard Version

guarding the paths of the just and protecting the way of his faithful ones.

A Conservative Version

that he may guard the paths of justice, and preserve the way of his sanctified.

American Standard Version

That he may guard the paths of justice, And preserve the way of his saints.

Amplified

That He may guard the paths of justice; yes, He preserves the way of His saints.

Bible in Basic English

He keeps watch on the ways which are right, and takes care of those who have the fear of him.

Darby Translation

guarding the paths of just judgment and keeping the way of his godly ones.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

keeping the paths of judgment and the way of his merciful ones.

Julia Smith Translation

To guard the paths of judgment, and he will watch the way of his godly ones.

King James 2000

He keeps the paths of justice, and preserves the way of his saints.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[in order] to guard paths of justice and keep the way of his faithful [ones].

Modern King James verseion

He keeps the paths of judgment, and guards the way of His saints.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He keepeth them in the right path, and preserveth the way of his saints.

NET Bible

to guard the paths of the righteous and to protect the way of his pious ones.

New Heart English Bible

that he may guard the paths of justice, and preserve the way of his holy ones.

The Emphasized Bible

To him that observeth the paths of justice, yea, the way of his men of lovingkindness, he doth guard.

Webster

He keepeth the paths of judgment, and preserveth the way of his saints.

World English Bible

that he may guard the paths of justice, and preserve the way of his saints.

Youngs Literal Translation

To keep the paths of judgment, And the way of His saints He preserveth.

Interlinear

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

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

References

Fausets

Context Readings

The Benefits Of Wisdom

7 He stores up sound wisdom for the upright; He is a shield to those who walk in integrity, 8 Guarding the paths of justice, And He preserves the way of His godly ones. 9 Then you will discern righteousness and justice And equity and every good course.


Cross References

1 Samuel 2:9

"He keeps the feet of His godly ones, But the wicked ones are silenced in darkness; For not by might shall a man prevail.

Psalm 66:9

Who keeps us in life And does not allow our feet to slip.

Deuteronomy 33:3

"Indeed, He loves the people; All Your holy ones are in Your hand, And they followed in Your steps; Everyone receives of Your words.

Deuteronomy 33:26-29

"There is none like the God of Jeshurun, Who rides the heavens to your help, And through the skies in His majesty.

Psalm 1:6

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

Psalm 23:3

He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness For His name's sake.

Psalm 37:23-24

The steps of a man are established by the LORD, And He delights in his way.

Psalm 37:28

For the LORD loves justice And does not forsake His godly ones; They are preserved forever, But the descendants of the wicked will be cut off.

Psalm 37:31

The law of his God is in his heart; His steps do not slip.

Psalm 121:5-8

The LORD is your keeper; The LORD is your shade on your right hand.

Psalm 145:20

The LORD keeps all who love Him, But all the wicked He will destroy.

Proverbs 3:21-24

My son, let them not vanish from your sight; Keep sound wisdom and discretion,

Proverbs 8:20

"I walk in the way of righteousness, In the midst of the paths of justice,

Isaiah 35:9

No lion will be there, Nor will any vicious beast go up on it; These will not be found there But the redeemed will walk there,

Isaiah 49:9-10

Saying to those who are bound, 'Go forth,' To those who are in darkness, 'Show yourselves ' Along the roads they will feed, And their pasture will be on all bare heights.

Jeremiah 32:40-41

"I will make an everlasting covenant with them that I will not turn away from them, to do them good; and I will put the fear of Me in their hearts so that they will not turn away from Me.

John 10:28-29

and I give eternal life to them, and they will never perish; and no one will snatch them out of My hand.

1 Peter 1:5

who are protected by the power of God through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

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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