Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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 is His lovingkindness toward those who fear and worship Him [with awe-filled respect and deepest reverence].

Darby Translation

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

Sin

Context Readings

The Forgiving God

10 He has not given us the punishment for our sins, or the reward of our wrongdoing. 11 For as the heaven is high over the earth, so great is his mercy to his worshippers. 12 As far as the east is from the west, so far has he put our sins from us.


Cross References

Psalm 36:5

Your mercy, O Lord, is in the heavens, and your strong purpose is as high as the clouds.

Psalm 57:10

For your mercy is great, stretching up to the heavens, and your righteousness goes up to the clouds.

Luke 1:50

His mercy is for all generations in whom is the fear of him.

Job 22:12

Is not God as high as heaven? and see the stars, how high they are!

Psalm 89:2

For you have said, Mercy will be made strong for ever; my faith will be unchanging in the heavens.

Psalm 103:17

But the mercy of the Lord is eternal for his worshippers, and their children's children will see his righteousness;

Proverbs 25:3

The heaven is high and the earth is deep, and the hearts of kings may not be searched out.

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 full of mercy, through the great love which he had for us,

Ephesians 3:18-19

May have strength to see with all the saints how wide and long and high and deep it is,

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