Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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

You 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.


[Rigidly] righteous are You, O Lord, and upright are Your judgments and all expressions of Your will.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

TZADDI. Righteous art thou, O LORD, 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.

Context Readings


136 Rivers of water are flowing from my eyes, because men do not keep your law. 137 O Lord, great is your righteousness, and upright are your decisions. 138 You have given your unchanging word in righteousness, and it is for ever.

Cross References

Ezra 9:15

O Lord God of Israel, righteousness is yours; we are only a small band which has been kept from death, as at this day: see, we are before you in our sin; for no one may keep his place before you because of this.

Jeremiah 12:1

You are in the right, O Lord, when I put my cause before you: still let me take up with you the question of your decisions: why does the evil-doer do well? why are the workers of deceit living in comfort?

Nehemiah 9:33

But still, you have been in the right in everything which has come on us; you have been true to us, but we have done evil:

Daniel 9:7

O Lord, righteousness is yours, but shame is on us, even to this day; and on the men of Judah and the people of Jerusalem, and on all Israel, those who are near and those who are far off, in all the countries where you have sent them because of the sin which they have done against you.

Daniel 9:14

So the Lord has been watching over this evil and has made it come on us: for the Lord our God is upright in all his acts which he has done, and we have not given ear to his voice.

Deuteronomy 32:4

He is the Rock, complete is his work; for all his ways are righteousness: a God without evil who keeps faith, true and upright is he.

Psalm 99:4

The king's power is used for righteousness; you give true decisions, judging rightly in the land of Jacob.

Psalm 103:6

The Lord gives decisions in righteousness for all who are in trouble.

Romans 2:5

But by your hard and unchanged heart you are storing up wrath for yourself in the day of the revelation of God's judging in righteousness;

Romans 3:5-6

But if the righteousness of God is supported by our wrongdoing what is to be said? is it wrong for God to be angry (as men may say)?

Romans 9:14

What may we say then? is God not upright? let it not be said.

Revelation 15:3-4

And they give the song of Moses, the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and full of wonder are your works, O Lord God, Ruler of all; true and full of righteousness are your ways, eternal King.

Revelation 16:7

And a voice came from the altar, saying, Even so, O Lord God, Ruler of all, true and full of righteousness is your judging.

Revelation 19:2

For true and upright are his decisions; for by him has the evil woman been judged, who made the earth unclean with the sins of her body; and he has given her punishment for the blood of his servants.

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