Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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 [absolutely] righteous, He loves righteousness (virtue, morality, justice);
The upright shall see His face.

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.

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.

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

Hastings

Context Readings

Refuge In The Lord

6 Upon the ungodly he shall rain snares, fire, brimstone, storm and tempest: this shall be their portion to drink. 7 For the LORD is righteous, and he loveth righteousness: his countenance will behold the thing that is just.


Cross References

Psalm 17:15

They have children at their desire, and leave the rest of their substance for their babes. But as for me, I shall behold thy presence in righteousness: and when I awake up after thy likeness, I shall be satisfied with it.

Psalm 45:7

Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; wherefore God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.

Psalm 33:5

He loveth righteousness and judgment; the earth is full of the goodness of the LORD.

Job 36:7

He turneth not his eyes away from the righteous; he setteth up kings in their throne, and confirmeth them, so that they alway sit therein.

Psalm 5:12

for thou, LORD, wilt give thy blessing unto the righteous, and with thy favourable kindness wilt thou defend him, as with a shield.

Psalm 7:9

O let the wickedness of the ungodly come to an end; but guide thou the just. For the righteous God trieth the very hearts and reins.

Psalm 7:11

God is a righteous judge, strong and patient; and God is provoked every day.

Psalm 21:6

For thou shalt give him everlasting felicity, and make him glad with the joy of thy countenance.

Psalm 33:18

Behold, the eye of the LORD looketh unto them that fear him, and upon them that put their trust in his mercy,

Psalm 34:15

For the eyes of the LORD are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers.

Psalm 42:5

Why art thou so full of heaviness, O my soul, and why art thou so disquieted within me? Put thy trust in God; for I will give him thanks for the help of his countenance.

Psalm 99:4

The king's power loveth judgment. Thou hast prepared equity; thou hast executed judgment and righteousness in Jacob.

Psalm 146:8

the LORD giveth sight to the blind. The LORD helpeth them up that are fallen; the LORD loveth the righteous.

Isaiah 61:8

For I the LORD, which love right and hate robbery, though it were offered me, shall make their works full of faithfulness, and make an everlasting covenant with them.

1 Peter 3:12

For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord beholdeth them that do evil.

1 John 3:2

Dearly beloved, now are we the sons of God, and yet it doth not appear what we shall be. But we know that when it shall appear, we shall be like him. For we shall see him as he is.

Revelation 22:4

And they shall see his face, and his name shall be in their foreheads.

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