Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul; the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.

New American Standard Bible

The law of the LORD is perfect, restoring the soul; The testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.

King James Version

The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.

Holman Bible

The instruction of the Lord is perfect,
renewing one’s life;
the testimony of the Lord is trustworthy,
making the inexperienced wise.

International Standard Version

The Law of the LORD is perfect, restoring life. The testimony of the LORD is steadfast, making foolish people wise.

A Conservative Version

The law of LORD is perfect, restoring the soul. The testimony of LORD is sure, making a simple man wise.

American Standard Version

The law of Jehovah is perfect, restoring the soul: The testimony of Jehovah is sure, making wise the simple.

Amplified

The law of the Lord is perfect, restoring the [whole] person; the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple.

Bible in Basic English

The law of the Lord is good, giving new life to the soul: the witness of the Lord is certain, giving wisdom to the foolish.

Darby Translation

The law of Jehovah is perfect, restoring the soul; the testimony of Jehovah is sure, making wise the simple;

Julia Smith Translation

The law of Jehovah is blameless, turning back the soul; the testimonies of Jehovah being faithful, making wise the simple.

King James 2000

The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The law of Yahweh [is] perfect, reviving life. The testimony of Yahweh [is] firm, making wise [the] simple.

Modern King James verseion

The Law of Jehovah is perfect, converting the soul; the testimony of Jehovah is sure, making the simple wise.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The law of the LORD is an undefiled law, converting the soul; the testimony of the LORD is sure, and giveth wisdom unto simple.

NET Bible

The law of the Lord is perfect and preserves one's life. The rules set down by the Lord are reliable and impart wisdom to the inexperienced.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD's Law is perfect, restoring the soul. The LORD's testimony is sure, making wise the simple.

The Emphasized Bible

The, law of Yahweh, is complete, Bringing back the soul, The, testimony of Yahweh, is confirmed, Making wise the simple;

Webster

The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.

World English Bible

Yahweh's law is perfect, restoring the soul. Yahweh's testimony is sure, making wise the simple.

Youngs Literal Translation

The law of Jehovah is perfect, refreshing the soul, The testimonies of Jehovah are stedfast, Making wise the simple,

Context Readings

The Witness Of Creation And Scripture

6 His going forth is from the end of the heavens, and his circuit unto the ends of it: and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof. 7 The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul; the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple. 8 The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.


Cross References

Psalm 111:7

Mem The works of his hands are truth and judgment; Nun all his commandments are sure.

Psalm 23:3

He restores my soul: he leads me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.

Psalm 93:5

Thy testimonies are very sure; holiness becomes thy house, O LORD, for ever.

Psalm 119:130

The exposition of thy words gives light; it gives understanding unto the simple.

Proverbs 1:4

to give prudence to the simple, and to the young men knowledge and council.

Deuteronomy 6:6-9

And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be upon thy heart,

Deuteronomy 17:18-20

And it shall be when he sits upon the throne of his kingdom that he shall cause a copy of this second law to be written in a book in the presence of the priests the Levites;

Deuteronomy 32:4

The strong One, whose work is perfect: for all his ways are right; a God of truth and without iniquity, just and upright is he.

Joshua 1:8

This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth, but thou shalt meditate therein day and night that thou may keep and do according to all that is written therein; for then thou shalt make thy way to prosper, and then thou shalt understand everything.

2 Samuel 23:5

shall not my house be so with God, although all my saving health and my desire shall not be produced yet? For he has made an everlasting covenant with me, ordered in all things, and it shall be kept;

Job 23:12

Neither have I separated myself from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.

Psalm 18:30

As for God, his way is perfect: the word of the LORD is precise: a shield to all those that wait in him.

Psalm 78:1-7

Give ear, O my people, to my law: incline your ears to the words of my mouth.

Psalm 119:9

BETH. With what shall a young man cleanse his way? when he shall keep thy word.

Psalm 119:14

I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies as above all riches.

Psalm 119:24

For thy testimonies are my delight and my counsellors.

Psalm 119:72

The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.

Psalm 119:96-100

I have seen an end of all perfection, but thy commandment is exceeding broad.

Psalm 119:105

NUN. Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my way.

Psalm 119:111

I have taken thy testimonies as a heritage for ever; for they are the rejoicing of my heart.

Psalm 119:127-128

Therefore I have loved thy commandments above gold, yea, above fine gold.

Psalm 119:152

Concerning thy testimonies, I have known of old that thou hast founded them for ever.

Psalm 147:19-20

He declares his words unto Jacob, his statutes and his judgments unto Israel.

Proverbs 1:22-23

How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and the fools hate knowledge?

Isaiah 8:16

Bind up the testimony; seal the law among my disciples.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.

John 3:32-33

And what he has seen and heard, that he testifies; and no one receives his testimony.

John 5:39

Search the scriptures, for in them ye think ye have eternal life; and they are those who testify of me.

Acts 10:43

Unto him all the prophets give witness, that whosoever believes in him shall receive remission of sins through his name.

Romans 3:2

Much in every way: first, certainly, that the oracles of God have been entrusted unto them.

Romans 12:2

And be not conformed to this age, but be ye transformed by the renewing of your soul that ye may experience what is that good and well pleasing and perfect will of God.

Romans 15:4

For the things that were written beforehand were written for our instruction that we, through patient endurance and through the comfort of the scriptures, might have hope.

Colossians 3:16

Let the word of the Christ dwell in you in abundance in all wisdom, teaching you and exhorting you one to another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with grace singing in your hearts unto the Lord.

2 Timothy 1:8

Therefore be not thou ashamed to give testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner, but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel by the power of God,

2 Timothy 2:19

Nevertheless, the foundation of God stands sure, having this seal, The Lord knows those that are his. And, Let every one that names the name of Christ depart from iniquity.

2 Timothy 3:15-17

and that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto saving health by the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Hebrews 6:18-19

that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us,

James 1:17

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness neither shadow of turning.

James 1:21-25

So then, leave all uncleanness and remains of malice and receive with meekness the word ingested within you, which is able to cause your souls to be saved.

1 John 5:9-12

If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater: for this is the witness of God which he has testified of his Son.

Revelation 19:10

And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellowservant and with thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus; worship God; for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.

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