Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

I will bow down toward Your holy temple
And give thanks to Your name for Your lovingkindness and Your truth;
For You have magnified Your word according to all Your name.

King James Version

I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.

Holman Bible

I will bow down toward Your holy temple
and give thanks to Your name
for Your constant love and truth.
You have exalted Your name
and Your promise above everything else.

International Standard Version

I will bow down in worship toward your holy Temple and give thanks to your name for your gracious love and truth, for you have done great things to carry out your word consistent with your name.

A Conservative Version

I will worship toward thy holy temple, and give thanks to thy name for thy loving kindness and for thy truth. For thou have magnified thy word above all thy name.

American Standard Version

I will worship toward thy holy temple, And give thanks unto thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: For thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.

Amplified


I will bow down [in worship] toward Your holy temple
And give thanks to Your name for Your lovingkindness and Your truth;
For You have magnified Your word together with Your name.

Bible in Basic English

I will give worship before your holy Temple, praising your name for your mercy and for your unchanging faith: for you have made your word greater than all your name.

Darby Translation

I will bow down toward the temple of thy holiness, and celebrate thy name for thy loving-kindness and for thy truth; for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.

Julia Smith Translation

I will worship to thy holy temple, and I will praise thy name for thy mercy and for thy truth: for thou didst magnify thy word over all thy name.

King James 2000

I will worship toward your holy temple, and praise your name for your lovingkindness and for your truth: for you have magnified your word above all your name.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I bow down toward your holy temple and give thanks to your name, because of your loyal love and faithfulness, for you have magnified your word according to all your name.

Modern King James verseion

I will worship toward Your holy temple, and praise Your name for Your loving-kindness and for Your truth's sake; for You have magnified Your Word above all Your name.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name, because of thy loving-kindness and truth; for thou hast magnified thy word, according unto thy great name.

NET Bible

I will bow down toward your holy temple, and give thanks to your name, because of your loyal love and faithfulness, for you have exalted your promise above the entire sky.

New Heart English Bible

I will bow down toward your holy temple, and give thanks to your Name for your loving kindness and for your truth; for you have exalted your Name and your Word above all.

The Emphasized Bible

I will bow down towards thy holy temple, and thank thy Name, for thy lovingkindness and for thy faithfulness, For thou hast magnified, above all thy Name, thy word!

Webster

I will worship towards thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy loving-kindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.

World English Bible

I will bow down toward your holy temple, and give thanks to your Name for your loving kindness and for your truth; for you have exalted your Name and your Word above all.

Youngs Literal Translation

I bow myself toward Thy holy temple, And I confess Thy name, For Thy kindness, and for Thy truth, For Thou hast made great Thy saying above all Thy name.

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Psalm 138:2

References

Fausets

Smith

Context Readings

A Thankful Heart

1 A Psalm of David.
I will give You thanks with all my heart;
I will sing praises to You before the gods.
2 I will bow down toward Your holy temple
And give thanks to Your name for Your lovingkindness and Your truth;
For You have magnified Your word according to all Your name.
3 On the day I called, You answered me;
You made me bold with strength in my soul.


Cross References

Psalm 5:7

But as for me, by Your abundant lovingkindness I will enter Your house,
At Your holy temple I will bow in reverence for You.

Psalm 28:2

Hear the voice of my supplications when I cry to You for help,
When I lift up my hands toward Your holy sanctuary.

Isaiah 42:21

The Lord was pleased for His righteousness’ sake
To make the law great and glorious.

1 Kings 8:29-30

that Your eyes may be open toward this house night and day, toward the place of which You have said, ‘My name shall be there,’ to listen to the prayer which Your servant shall pray toward this place.

Daniel 6:10

Now when Daniel knew that the document was signed, he entered his house (now in his roof chamber he had windows open toward Jerusalem); and he continued kneeling on his knees three times a day, praying and giving thanks before his God, as he had been doing previously.

Psalm 36:5-6

Your lovingkindness, O Lord, extends to the heavens,
Your faithfulness reaches to the skies.

Psalm 56:4

In God, whose word I praise,
In God I have put my trust;
I shall not be afraid.
What can mere man do to me?

Psalm 56:10

In God, whose word I praise,
In the Lord, whose word I praise,

Psalm 85:10

Lovingkindness and truth have met together;
Righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

Psalm 86:15

But You, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious,
Slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness and truth.

Psalm 89:1-2

A Maskil of Ethan the Ezrahite.
I will sing of the lovingkindness of the Lord forever;
To all generations I will make known Your faithfulness with my mouth.

Psalm 99:5

Exalt the Lord our God
And worship at His footstool;
Holy is He.

Psalm 99:9

Exalt the Lord our God
And worship at His holy hill,
For holy is the Lord our God.

Psalm 100:4-5

Enter His gates with thanksgiving
And His courts with praise.
Give thanks to Him, bless His name.

Psalm 115:1

Not to us, O Lord, not to us,
But to Your name give glory
Because of Your lovingkindness, because of Your truth.

Isaiah 63:7

I shall make mention of the lovingkindnesses of the Lord, the praises of the Lord,
According to all that the Lord has granted us,
And the great goodness toward the house of Israel,
Which He has granted them according to His compassion
And according to the abundance of His lovingkindnesses.

Micah 7:18-20

Who is a God like You, who pardons iniquity
And passes over the rebellious act of the remnant of His possession?
He does not retain His anger forever,
Because He delights in unchanging love.

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 24:35

Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will not pass away.

Luke 1:68-72

Blessed be the Lord God of Israel,
For He has visited us and accomplished redemption for His people,

John 1:17

For the Law was given through Moses; grace and truth were realized through Jesus Christ.

John 10:35

If he called them gods, to whom the word of God came (and the Scripture cannot be broken),

Romans 15:8-9

For I say that Christ has become a servant to the circumcision on behalf of the truth of God to confirm the promises given to the fathers,

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