Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Righteous are You, O Lord,
And upright are Your judgments.

King James Version

TZADDI. Righteous art thou, O LORD, and upright are thy judgments.

Holman Bible

צ TsadeYou are righteous, Lord,
and Your judgments are just.

International Standard Version

LORD, you are righteous, and your judgments are right.

A Conservative Version

Thou are righteous, O LORD, and upright are thy judgments.

American Standard Version

TSADHE. Righteous art thou, O Jehovah, And upright are thy judgments.


Righteous are You, O Lord,
And upright are Your judgments.

Bible in Basic English

O Lord, great is your righteousness, and upright are your decisions.

Darby Translation

TZADE. Righteous art thou, Jehovah, and upright are thy judgments.

Julia Smith Translation

Just art thou, O Jehovah, and upright thy judgments.

King James 2000

[Tsadde] Righteous are you, O LORD, and upright are your judgments.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You [are] righteous, O Yahweh, and your ordinances [are] upright.

Modern King James verseion

TZADDI: You are righteous, O Jehovah, and Your judgments are right.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{Tsadi} Righteous art thou, O LORD, and true is thy judgment.

NET Bible

(Tsade) You are just, O Lord, and your judgments are fair.

New Heart English Bible

TZADE. You are righteous, LORD. Your judgments are upright.

The Emphasized Bible

[ZADHE] Righteous art thou, O Yahweh, - and, equitable, are thy regulations.


TSADDI. Righteous art thou, O LORD, and upright are thy judgments.

World English Bible

You are righteous, Yahweh. Your judgments are upright.

Youngs Literal Translation

Tzade. Righteous art Thou, O Jehovah, And upright are Thy judgments.

Verse Info

Context Readings


136 My eyes shed streams of water,
Because they do not keep Your law.
137 Tsadhe.
Righteous are You, O Lord,
And upright are Your judgments.
138 You have commanded Your testimonies in righteousness
And exceeding faithfulness.

Cross References

Ezra 9:15

O Lord God of Israel, You are righteous, for we have been left an escaped remnant, as it is this day; behold, we are before You in our guilt, for no one can stand before You because of this.”

Jeremiah 12:1

Righteous are You, O Lord, that I would plead my case with You;
Indeed I would discuss matters of justice with You:
Why has the way of the wicked prospered?
Why are all those who deal in treachery at ease?

Nehemiah 9:33

“However, You are just in all that has come upon us;
For You have dealt faithfully, but we have acted wickedly.

Psalm 145:17

The Lord is righteous in all His ways
And kind in all His deeds.

Daniel 9:7

Righteousness belongs to You, O Lord, but to us open shame, as it is this day—to the men of Judah, the inhabitants of Jerusalem and all Israel, those who are nearby and those who are far away in all the countries to which You have driven them, because of their unfaithful deeds which they have committed against You.

Daniel 9:14

Therefore the Lord has kept the calamity in store and brought it on us; for the Lord our God is righteous with respect to all His deeds which He has done, but we have not obeyed His voice.

Deuteronomy 32:4

The Rock! His work is perfect,
For all His ways are just;
A God of faithfulness and without injustice,
Righteous and upright is He.

Psalm 99:4

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

Psalm 103:6

The Lord performs righteous deeds
And judgments for all who are oppressed.

Romans 2:5

But because of your stubbornness and unrepentant heart you are storing up wrath for yourself in the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God,

Romans 3:5-6

But if our unrighteousness demonstrates the righteousness of God, what shall we say? The God who inflicts wrath is not unrighteous, is He? (I am speaking in human terms.)

Romans 9:14

What shall we say then? There is no injustice with God, is there? May it never be!

Revelation 15:3-4

And they *sang the song of Moses, the bond-servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying,
Great and marvelous are Your works,
O Lord God, the Almighty;
Righteous and true are Your ways,
King of the nations!

Revelation 16:7

And I heard the altar saying, “Yes, O Lord God, the Almighty, true and righteous are Your judgments.”

Revelation 19:2

because His judgments are true and righteous; for He has judged the great harlot who was corrupting the earth with her immorality, and He has avenged the blood of His bond-servants on her.”

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