Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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!

Verse Info

Context Readings

Tsade

143 Though trouble and anguish overwhelm me, your commands remain my delight. 144 Your righteous decrees are eternal; give me understanding, and I will live. Qof 145 I have cried out with all of my heart. Answer me, LORD! I will observe your statutes.


Cross References

Psalm 19:9

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

Psalm 119:34

Give me understanding and I will observe your instruction. I will keep it with all of my heart.

Psalm 119:66

Teach me both knowledge and appropriate discretion, because I believe in your commands.

Psalm 119:73

Your hands made and formed me; give me understanding, that I may learn your commands.

Psalm 119:138

You have ordered your decrees to us rightly, and they are very faithful.

Psalm 119:152

I discovered long ago about your decrees that you have confirmed them forever. Resh

Psalm 119:169

May my cry arise before you, LORD; give me understanding according to your word.

Proverbs 10:21

What the righteous person says nourishes many, but fools die because they lack discerning hearts.

Isaiah 6:9-10

"Go!" he responded. "Tell this people: ""Keep on hearing, but do not understand; keep on seeing, but do not perceive.'

Isaiah 27:11

When its branches are dry, they are broken off, and women come and kindle fires with them, since this is a people who show no consideration. That is why the One who made them shows them no compassion; the One who created them shows them no mercy.

Jeremiah 4:22

"For my people are foolish, they don't know me. They're stupid children, they have no understanding. They're skilled at doing evil, but how to do good, they don't know."

Daniel 12:10

Many will be purified, cleansed, and refined, though the wicked will continue to act wickedly, and none of the wicked will understand. Nevertheless, the insightful will understand.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed because they lack knowledge of me. Because you rejected that knowledge, I will reject you as a priest for me. Since you forget the Law of your God, I will also forget your children.

Matthew 5:18

because I tell all of you with certainty that until heaven and earth disappear, not one letter or one stroke of a letter will disappear from the Law until everything has been accomplished.

Matthew 13:19

When anyone hears the word about the kingdom yet doesn't understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what was sown in his heart. This is what was sown along the path.

John 17:3

And this is eternal life: to know you, the only true God, and the one whom you sent Jesus the Messiah.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God, who said, "Let light shine out of darkness," has shone in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God's glory in the face of Jesus the Messiah.

1 Peter 1:23-25

For you have been born again, not by a seed that perishes but by one that cannot perish by the living and everlasting word of God.

1 John 5:20-21

We also know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding so that we may know the true God. We are in union with the one who is true, his Son Jesus the Messiah, who is the true God and eternal life.

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