Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Your testimonies are righteous forever; Give me understanding that I may live.

King James Version

The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live.

Holman Bible

Your decrees are righteous forever. Give me understanding, and I will live.

International Standard Version

Your righteous decrees are eternal; give me understanding, and I will live. Qof

A Conservative Version

Thy testimonies are righteous forever. Give me understanding, and I shall live.

American Standard Version

Thy testimonies are righteous for ever: Give me understanding, and I shall live.

Amplified

Your righteous testimonies are everlasting and Your decrees are binding to eternity; give me understanding and I shall live [give me discernment and comprehension and I shall not die].

Bible in Basic English

The righteousness of your unchanging word is eternal; give me wisdom so that I may have life.

Darby Translation

The righteousness of thy testimonies is for ever: give me understanding, and I shall live.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thy testimonies are eternal righteousness; give me understanding, and I shall live.

Julia Smith Translation

Justice is thy testimonies forever: cause me to understand and I shall live.

King James 2000

The righteousness of your testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The righteousness of your testimonies [is] forever; give me understanding that I may live.

Modern King James verseion

The righteousness of Your testimonies is everlasting; give me understanding, and I shall live.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting; O grant me understanding, and I shall live.

NET Bible

Your rules remain just. Give me insight so that I can live.

New Heart English Bible

Your testimonies are righteous forever. Give me understanding, that I may live.

The Emphasized Bible

Righteous are thy testimonies, unto times age-abiding, Give me understanding, that I may live.

Webster

The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live.

World English Bible

Your testimonies are righteous forever. Give me understanding, that I may live. KUF

Youngs Literal Translation

The righteousness of Thy testimonies is to Cause me to understand, and I live!

Context Readings

Tsade

143 Trouble and anguish have come upon me, Yet Your commandments are my delight. 144 Your testimonies are righteous forever; Give me understanding that I may live. 145 I cried with all my heart; answer me, O LORD! I will observe Your statutes.


Cross References

Psalm 19:9

The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever; The judgments of the LORD are true; they are righteous altogether.

Psalm 119:34

Give me understanding, that I may observe Your law And keep it with all my heart.

Psalm 119:66

Teach me good discernment and knowledge, For I believe in Your commandments.

Psalm 119:73

Your hands made me and fashioned me; Give me understanding, that I may learn Your commandments.

Psalm 119:138

You have commanded Your testimonies in righteousness And exceeding faithfulness.

Psalm 119:152

Of old I have known from Your testimonies That You have founded them forever.

Psalm 119:169

Let my cry come before You, O LORD; Give me understanding according to Your word.

Proverbs 10:21

The lips of the righteous feed many, But fools die for lack of understanding.

Isaiah 6:9-10

He said, "Go, and tell this people: 'Keep on listening, but do not perceive; Keep on looking, but do not understand.'

Isaiah 27:11

When its limbs are dry, they are broken off; Women come and make a fire with them, For they are not a people of discernment, Therefore their Maker will not have compassion on them. And their Creator will not be gracious to them.

Jeremiah 4:22

"For My people are foolish, They know Me not; They are stupid children And have no understanding They are shrewd to do evil, But to do good they do not know."

Daniel 12:10

"Many will be purged, purified and refined, but the wicked will act wickedly; and none of the wicked will understand, but those who have insight will understand.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge Because you have rejected knowledge, I also will reject you from being My priest Since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children.

Matthew 5:18

"For truly I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not the smallest letter or stroke shall pass from the Law until all is accomplished.

Matthew 13:19

"When anyone hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what has been sown in his heart. This is the one on whom seed was sown beside the road.

John 17:3

"This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God, who said, "Light shall shine out of darkness," is the One who has shone in our hearts to give the Light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.

1 Peter 1:23-25

for you have been born again not of seed which is perishable but imperishable, that is, through the living and enduring word of God.

1 John 5:20-21

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding so that we may know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ This is the true God and eternal life.

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