Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For as high as the heavens are above the earth, So great is His lovingkindness toward those who fear Him.

King James Version

For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him.

Holman Bible

For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is His faithful love toward those who fear Him.

International Standard Version

As high as heaven rises above earth, so his gracious love strengthens those who fear him.

A Conservative Version

For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great is his loving kindness toward those who fear him.

American Standard Version

For as the heavens are high above the earth, So great is his lovingkindness toward them that fear him.

Amplified

For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great are His mercy and loving-kindness toward those who reverently and worshipfully fear Him.

Bible in Basic English

For as the heaven is high over the earth, so great is his mercy to his worshippers.

Darby Translation

For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great is his loving-kindness toward them that fear him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For as the heavens are high above the earth so does he increase his mercy over those that fear him.

Julia Smith Translation

For as the height of the heavens above the earth, his mercy prevailed upon those fearing him.

King James 2000

For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For as [the] heavens are high above the earth, [so] his loyal love prevails over those who fear him.

Modern King James verseion

For as the heavens are high above the earth, so is His mercy toward those who fear Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For look how high the heaven is in comparison of the earth; so great is his mercy also toward them that fear him.

NET Bible

For as the skies are high above the earth, so his loyal love towers over his faithful followers.

New Heart English Bible

For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great is his loving kindness toward those who fear him.

The Emphasized Bible

For, as the heavens are exalted over the earth, His lovingkindness hath prevailed over them who revere him;

Webster

For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy towards them that fear him.

World English Bible

For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great is his loving kindness toward those who fear him.

Youngs Literal Translation

For, as the height of the heavens is above the earth, His kindness hath been mighty over those fearing Him.

References

Hastings

Context Readings

The Forgiving God

10 He has not dealt with us according to our sins, Nor rewarded us according to our iniquities. 11 For as high as the heavens are above the earth, So great is His lovingkindness toward those who fear Him. 12 As far as the east is from the west, So far has He removed our transgressions from us.


Cross References

Psalm 36:5

Your lovingkindness, O LORD, extends to the heavens, Your faithfulness reaches to the skies.

Psalm 57:10

For Your lovingkindness is great to the heavens And Your truth to the clouds.

Luke 1:50

"AND HIS MERCY IS UPON GENERATION AFTER GENERATION TOWARD THOSE WHO FEAR HIM.

Job 22:12

"Is not God in the height of heaven? Look also at the distant stars, how high they are!

Psalm 89:2

For I have said, "Lovingkindness will be built up forever; In the heavens You will establish Your faithfulness."

Psalm 103:17

But the lovingkindness of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear Him, And His righteousness to children's children,

Proverbs 25:3

As the heavens for height and the earth for depth, So the heart of kings is unsearchable.

Isaiah 55:9

"For as the heavens are higher than the earth, So are My ways higher than your ways And My thoughts than your thoughts.

Ephesians 2:4-7

But God, being rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us,

Ephesians 3:18-19

may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth,



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