Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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].

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.

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 did not to us according to our sins, and he did not recompense upon us according to our iniquities. 11 For as the height of the heavens above the earth, his mercy prevailed upon those fearing him. 12 As far off as the sunrisings from the west, he removed far from us our transgressions.


Cross References

Psalm 36:5

O Jehovah, thy mercy is in the heavens; thy faithfulness even to the clouds.

Psalm 57:10

For great even to the heavens thy mercy, and even to the clouds, thy truth.

Luke 1:50

And his mercy to generations of generations to those fearing him.

Job 22:12

Is not God high in the heavens? and see the head of the stars for they were lifted up.

Psalm 89:2

For I said, Mercy shall be built up forever: the heavens, thy faithfulness shall be prepared in them.

Psalm 103:17

And the mercy of Jehovah is from forever even to forever upon those fearing him, and his justice to sons' sons.

Proverbs 25:3

The heavens for height, and the earth for depth, and the heart of kings not searched out

Isaiah 55:9

As the heavens were high above the earth, so my ways were high above your ways, and my purposes above your purposes.

Ephesians 2:4-7

But God, being rich in mercy, by his much love which he loved us,

Ephesians 3:18-19

That ye might be fully able to comprehend with all the holy what the length, and breadth, and depth, and height;

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