Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For the LORD is righteous, He loves righteousness; The upright will behold His face.

King James Version

For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold the upright.

Holman Bible

For the Lord is righteous; He loves righteous deeds. The upright will see His face.

International Standard Version

Indeed, the LORD is righteous; he loves righteousness; the upright will see him face-to-face. To the Director: On an eight stringed harp. A Davidic Psalm.

A Conservative Version

For LORD is righteous. He loves righteousness. The upright man shall behold his face.

American Standard Version

For Jehovah is righteous; he loveth righteousness: The upright shall behold his face.

Amplified

For the Lord is [rigidly] righteous, He loves righteous deeds; the upright shall behold His face, or He beholds the upright.

Bible in Basic English

For the Lord is upright; he is a lover of righteousness: the upright will see his face.

Darby Translation

For righteous is Jehovah; he loveth righteousness, his countenance doth behold the upright.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For the righteous LORD loves righteousness; his countenance beholds the upright.

Julia Smith Translation

For Jehovah the just loved justice; his face will behold the upright

King James 2000

For the righteous LORD loves righteousness; his countenance does behold the upright.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For Yahweh [is] righteous; he loves righteous deeds. [The] upright shall see his face.

Modern King James verseion

For the righteous Jehovah loves righteousness; His face looks on the upright.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the LORD is righteous, and he loveth righteousness: his countenance will behold the thing that is just.

NET Bible

Certainly the Lord is just; he rewards godly deeds; the upright will experience his favor.

New Heart English Bible

For the LORD is righteous. He loves righteousness. The upright shall see his face.

The Emphasized Bible

For righteous is Yahweh Righteousness, he loveth, the upright, shall behold his face.

Webster

For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; his countenance beholdeth the upright.

World English Bible

For Yahweh is righteous. He loves righteousness. The upright shall see his face. For the Chief Musician; upon an eight-stringed lyre. A Psalm of David.

Youngs Literal Translation

For righteous is Jehovah, Righteousness He hath loved, The upright doth His countenance see!'

References

Context Readings

Refuge In The Lord

6 Upon the wicked He will rain snares; Fire and brimstone and burning wind will be the portion of their cup. 7 For the LORD is righteous, He loves righteousness; The upright will behold His face.


Cross References

Psalm 17:15

As for me, I shall behold Your face in righteousness; I will be satisfied with Your likeness when I awake.

Psalm 45:7

You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; Therefore God, Your God, has anointed You With the oil of joy above Your fellows.

Psalm 33:5

He loves righteousness and justice; The earth is full of the lovingkindness of the LORD.

Job 36:7

"He does not withdraw His eyes from the righteous; But with kings on the throne He has seated them forever, and they are exalted.

Psalm 5:12

For it is You who blesses the righteous man, O LORD, You surround him with favor as with a shield.

Psalm 7:9

O let the evil of the wicked come to an end, but establish the righteous; For the righteous God tries the hearts and minds.

Psalm 7:11

God is a righteous judge, And a God who has indignation every day.

Psalm 21:6

For You make him most blessed forever; You make him joyful with gladness in Your presence.

Psalm 33:18

Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear Him, On those who hope for His lovingkindness,

Psalm 34:15

The eyes of the LORD are toward the righteous And His ears are open to their cry.

Psalm 42:5

Why are you in despair, O my soul? And why have you become disturbed within me? Hope in God, for I shall again praise Him For the help of His presence.

Psalm 99:4

The strength of the King loves justice; You have established equity; You have executed justice and righteousness in Jacob.

Psalm 146:8

The LORD opens the eyes of the blind; The LORD raises up those who are bowed down; The LORD loves the righteous;

Isaiah 61:8

For I, the LORD, love justice, I hate robbery in the burnt offering; And I will faithfully give them their recompense And make an everlasting covenant with them.

1 Peter 3:12

"FOR THE EYES OF THE LORD ARE TOWARD THE RIGHTEOUS, AND HIS EARS ATTEND TO THEIR PRAYER, BUT THE FACE OF THE LORD IS AGAINST THOSE WHO DO EVIL."

1 John 3:2

Beloved, now we are children of God, and it has not appeared as yet what we will be We know that when He appears, we will be like Him, because we will see Him just as He is.

Revelation 22:4

they will see His face, and His name will be on their foreheads.

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