Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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 May the Lord rain down burning coals and brimstone on the wicked! A whirlwind is what they deserve! 7 Certainly the Lord is just; he rewards godly deeds; the upright will experience his favor.


Cross References

Psalm 17:15

As for me, because I am innocent I will see your face; when I awake you will reveal yourself to me.

Psalm 45:7

You love justice and hate evil. For this reason God, your God has anointed you with the oil of joy, elevating you above your companions.

Psalm 33:5

The Lord promotes equity and justice; the Lord's faithfulness extends throughout the earth.

Job 36:7

He does not take his eyes off the righteous; but with kings on the throne he seats the righteous and exalts them forever.

Psalm 5:12

Certainly you reward the godly, Lord. Like a shield you protect them in your good favor.

Psalm 7:9

May the evil deeds of the wicked come to an end! But make the innocent secure, O righteous God, you who examine inner thoughts and motives!

Psalm 7:11

God is a just judge; he is angry throughout the day.

Psalm 21:6

For you grant him lasting blessings; you give him great joy by allowing him into your presence.

Psalm 33:18

Look, the Lord takes notice of his loyal followers, those who wait for him to demonstrate his faithfulness

Psalm 34:15

The Lord pays attention to the godly and hears their cry for help.

Psalm 42:5

Why are you depressed, O my soul? Why are you upset? Wait for God! For I will again give thanks to my God for his saving intervention.

Psalm 99:4

The king is strong; he loves justice. You ensure that legal decisions will be made fairly; you promote justice and equity in Jacob.

Psalm 146:8

The Lord gives sight to the blind. The Lord lifts up all who are bent over. The Lord loves the godly.

Isaiah 61:8

For I, the Lord, love justice and hate robbery and sin. I will repay them because of my faithfulness; I will make a permanent covenant with them.

1 Peter 3:12

For the eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous and his ears are open to their prayer. But the Lord's face is against those who do evil.

1 John 3:2

Dear friends, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet been revealed. We know that whenever it is revealed we will be like him, because we will see him just as he is.

Revelation 22:4

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

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