Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 hath not dealt with us after our sins, nor rewarded us according to our wickedness. 11 For look how high the heaven is in comparison of the earth; so great is his mercy also toward them that fear him. 12 Look how wide the east is from the west, so far hath he set our sins from us.


Cross References

Psalm 36:5

Thy mercy, O LORD, reacheth unto the heavens, and thy faithfulness unto the clouds.

Psalm 57:10

For the greatness of thy mercy reacheth unto the heavens, and thy faithfulness unto the clouds.

Luke 1:50

And his mercy is always on them that fear him, throughout all generations.

Job 22:12

Now because that God is higher than the heavens, and because thou seest the stars are so high,

Psalm 89:2

For I have said, "Mercy shall be set up for ever; thy truth shalt thou establish in the heavens."

Psalm 103:17

But the merciful goodness of the LORD endureth for ever and ever upon them that fear him, and his righteousness upon their children's children;

Proverbs 25:3

The heaven is high, the earth is deep, and the kings' heart is unsearchable.

Isaiah 55:9

But as far as the heavens are higher than the earth, so far do my ways exceed yours, and my thoughts yours.

Ephesians 2:4-7

But God, which is rich in mercy through his great love wherewith he loved us,

Ephesians 3:18-19

might be able to comprehend with all saints, what is that breadth and length, depth and height:

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