Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

With the merciful thou wilt show thyself merciful; With the perfect man thou wilt show thyself perfect;

New American Standard Bible

With the kind You show Yourself kind;
With the blameless You show Yourself blameless;

King James Version

With the merciful thou wilt shew thyself merciful; with an upright man thou wilt shew thyself upright;

Holman Bible

With the faithful
You prove Yourself faithful;
with the blameless man
You prove Yourself blameless;

International Standard Version

To the holy, you show your gracious love, to the upright, you show yourself upright;

A Conservative Version

With the merciful thou will show thyself merciful. With the perfect man thou will show thyself perfect.

Amplified


With the kind (merciful, faithful, loyal) You show Yourself kind,
With the blameless You show Yourself blameless,

Bible in Basic English

On him who has mercy you will have mercy; to the upright you will be upright;

Darby Translation

With the gracious thou dost shew thyself gracious; with the upright man thou dost shew thyself upright;

Julia Smith Translation

With the kind thou wilt show thyself kind; and with the blameless man thou wilt be perfect

King James 2000

With the merciful you will show yourself merciful; with an upright man you will show yourself upright;

Lexham Expanded Bible

To [the] loyal you show yourself loyal. To [the] blameless you show yourself blameless.

Modern King James verseion

With the merciful, You will show Yourself merciful; with an upright man You will show Yourself upright;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

With the holy thou shalt be holy, and with a perfect man thou shalt be perfect. {TYNDALE: With the holy thou shalt be holy, and with the man that is uncorrupt, thou shalt be uncorrupt.}

NET Bible

You prove to be loyal to one who is faithful; you prove to be trustworthy to one who is innocent.

New Heart English Bible

With the merciful you will show yourself merciful. With the perfect man, you will show yourself perfect.

The Emphasized Bible

With the loving, thou didst show thyself loving, - With the blameless man, thou didst show thyself blameless;

Webster

With the merciful thou wilt show thyself merciful; with an upright man thou wilt show thyself upright;

World English Bible

With the merciful you will show yourself merciful. With the perfect man, you will show yourself perfect.

Youngs Literal Translation

With the kind Thou showest Thyself kind, With a perfect man showest Thyself perfect.

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Psalm 18:25

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Praise For Deliverance

24 Therefore hath Jehovah recompensed me according to my righteousness, According to the cleanness of my hands in his eyesight. 25 With the merciful thou wilt show thyself merciful; With the perfect man thou wilt show thyself perfect; 26 With the pure thou wilt show thyself pure; And with the perverse thou wilt show thyself froward.


Cross References

Matthew 5:7

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

1 Kings 8:32

then hear thou in heaven, and do, and judge thy servants, condemning the wicked, to bring his way upon his own head, and justifying the righteous, to give him according to his righteousness.

Nehemiah 9:17

and refused to obey, neither were mindful of thy wonders that thou didst among them, but hardened their neck, and in their rebellion appointed a captain to return to their bondage. But thou art a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abundant in lovingkindness, and forsookest them not.

Psalm 41:1-4

Blessed is he that considereth the poor: Jehovah will deliver him in the day of evil.

Psalm 62:12

Also unto thee, O Lord, belongeth lovingkindness; For thou renderest to every man according to his work.

Psalm 112:4-6

Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness: He is gracious, and merciful, and righteous.

Isaiah 26:7

The way of the just is uprightness: thou that art upright dost direct the path of the just.

Isaiah 57:1-2

The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart; and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come .

Isaiah 58:7-8

Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?

Ezekiel 18:25-30

Yet ye say, The way of the Lord is not equal. Hear now, O house of Israel: Is not my way equal? are not your ways unequal?

Matthew 18:33-35

shouldest not thou also have had mercy on thy fellow-servant, even as I had mercy on thee?

Luke 6:35-38

But love your enemies, and do them good, and lend, never despairing; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be sons of the Most High: for he is kind toward the unthankful and evil.

Romans 9:14

What shall we say then? Is there unrighteousness with God? God forbid.

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