Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

References

Hastings

Sin

Context Readings

The Forgiving God

10 Not according to our sins hath He done to us, Nor according to our iniquities Hath He conferred benefits upon us. 11 For, as the height of the heavens is above the earth, His kindness hath been mighty over those fearing Him. 12 As the distance of east from west He hath put far from us our transgressions.


Cross References

Psalm 36:5

O Jehovah, in the heavens is Thy kindness, Thy faithfulness is unto the clouds.

Psalm 57:10

For great unto the heavens is Thy kindness, And unto the clouds Thy truth.

Luke 1:50

And His kindness is to generations of generations, To those fearing Him,

Job 22:12

Is not God high in heaven? And see the summit of the stars, That they are high.

Psalm 89:2

For I said, 'To the age is kindness built, The heavens! Thou dost establish Thy faithfulness in them.'

Psalm 103:17

And the kindness of Jehovah Is from age even unto age on those fearing Him, And His righteousness to sons' sons,

Proverbs 25:3

The heavens for height, and the earth for depth, And the heart of kings -- are unsearchable.

Isaiah 55:9

For high have the heavens been above the earth, So high have been My ways above your ways, And My thoughts above your thoughts.

Ephesians 2:4-7

and God, being rich in kindness, because of His great love with which He loved us,

Ephesians 3:18-19

that ye may be in strength to comprehend, with all the saints, what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height,

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