Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 pour out streams of tears
because people do not follow Your instruction.
137 צ TsadeYou are righteous, Lord,
and Your judgments are just.
138 The decrees You issue are righteous
and altogether trustworthy.

Cross References

Ezra 9:15

Lord God of Israel, You are righteous, for we survive as a remnant today. Here we are before You with our guilt, though no one can stand in Your presence because of this.

Jeremiah 12:1

You will be righteous, Lord,
even if I bring a case against You.
Yet, I wish to contend with You:
Why does the way of the wicked prosper?
Why do all the treacherous live at ease?

Nehemiah 9:33

You are righteous concerning all that has come on us,
because You have acted faithfully,
while we have acted wickedly.

Psalm 145:17

The Lord is righteous in all His ways
and gracious in all His acts.

Daniel 9:7

Lord, righteousness belongs to You, but this day public shame belongs to us: the men of Judah, the residents of Jerusalem, and all Israel—those who are near and those who are far, in all the countries where You have dispersed them because of the disloyalty they have shown toward You.

Daniel 9:14

So the Lord kept the disaster in mind and brought it on us, for the Lord our God is righteous in all He has done. But we have not obeyed Him.

Deuteronomy 32:4

The Rock—His work is perfect;
all His ways are entirely just.
A faithful God, without prejudice,
He is righteous and true.

Psalm 99:4

The mighty King loves justice.
You have established fairness;
You have administered justice
and righteousness in Jacob.

Psalm 103:6

The Lord executes acts of righteousness
and justice for all the oppressed.

Romans 2:5

But because of your hardness and unrepentant heart you are storing up wrath for yourself in the day of wrath, when God’s righteous judgment is revealed.

Romans 3:5-6

But if our unrighteousness highlights God’s righteousness, what are we to say? I use a human argument: Is God unrighteous to inflict wrath?

Romans 9:14

What should we say then? Is there injustice with God? Absolutely not!

Revelation 15:3-4

They sang the song of God’s servant Moses and the song of the Lamb:

Great and awe-inspiring are Your works,
Lord God, the Almighty;
righteous and true are Your ways,
King of the Nations.

Revelation 16:7

Then I heard someone from the altar say:

Yes, Lord God, the Almighty,
true and righteous are Your judgments.

Revelation 19:2

because His judgments are true and righteous,
because He has judged the notorious prostitute
who corrupted the earth with her sexual immorality;
and He has avenged the blood of His slaves
that was on her hands.

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