Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

You have ordained Your precepts,
That we should keep them diligently.

King James Version

Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently.

Holman Bible

You have commanded that Your precepts
be diligently kept.

International Standard Version

You have commanded concerning your precepts, that they be guarded with diligence.

A Conservative Version

Thou have commanded thy precepts, that we should observe them diligently.

American Standard Version

Thou hast commanded us thy precepts, That we should observe them diligently.


You have ordained Your precepts,
That we should follow them with [careful] diligence.

Bible in Basic English

You have put your orders into our hearts, so that we might keep them with care.

Darby Translation

Thou hast enjoined thy precepts, to be kept diligently.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou didst command thy charges to be watched greatly.

King James 2000

You have commanded us to keep your precepts diligently.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You have commanded your precepts, that [we] should keep [them] diligently.

Modern King James verseion

You have commanded us to keep Your Commandments carefully.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou hast given straight charge to keep thy commandments:

NET Bible

You demand that your precepts be carefully kept.

New Heart English Bible

You have commanded your precepts, that we should fully obey them.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou, hast commanded thy precepts, that they should be diligently kept.


Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently.

World English Bible

You have commanded your precepts, that we should fully obey them.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou hast commanded us Thy precepts to keep diligently,

Verse Info

Context Readings


3 For those who do no iniquity walk in his ways. 4 You have ordained Your precepts,
That we should keep them diligently.
5 O that my ways were ordered to keep thy statutes!

Cross References

Deuteronomy 4:1

Now, therefore, hear, O Israel, the statutes and the rights which I teach you, for in doing them ye shall live and go in and inherit the land which the LORD God of your fathers gives you.

Deuteronomy 4:9

Therefore, take heed to thyself and keep thy soul diligently lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life, but teach them to thy sons and thy sons' sons.

Deuteronomy 5:29-33

O that there were such a heart in them that they would fear me and keep all my commandments always that it might be well with them and with their children for ever!

Deuteronomy 6:17

Ye shall diligently keep the commandments of the LORD your God and his testimonies and his statutes, which he has commanded thee.

Deuteronomy 11:13

And it shall come to pass, if ye shall hearken diligently unto my commandments which I command you this day: to love the LORD your God and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul

Deuteronomy 11:22

For if ye shall diligently keep all these commandments which I command you, to do them, loving the LORD your God and walking in all his ways, to cleave unto him,

Deuteronomy 12:32

Keep thyself, and do all that I command you; thou shalt not add to it nor diminish from it.

Deuteronomy 30:16

for I command thee this day to love the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, and to keep his commandments and his statutes and his rights, that thou may live and be multiplied; and may the LORD thy God bless thee in the land into which thou dost enter to inherit it.

Joshua 1:7

Only be thou strong and very courageous that thou mayest keep and do according to all the law, which Moses my slave commanded thee; turn not from it to the right hand or to the left that thou may be prospered in all the things that thou doest.

Jeremiah 7:23

But this thing I commanded them, saying, Hear my voice, and I will be your God, and ye shall be my people: and walk ye in all the way that I have commanded you that it may be well unto you.

Matthew 28:20

teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you; and, behold, I am with you always even unto the end of the age. Amen.

John 14:15

If ye love me, keep my commandments;

John 14:21

He that has my commandments and keeps them, he it is that loves me; and he that loves me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him and will manifest myself to him.

Philippians 4:8-9

Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are honest, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is any praise, exercise yourselves in these things.

1 John 5:3

For this is the charity of God, that we keep his commandments, and his commandments are not grievous.

Deuteronomy 28:1-14

And it shall come to pass if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD thy God to keep and to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that the LORD thy God will set thee on high above all the Gentiles of the earth;

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