Psalm 19:8



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; The commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.

King James Version

The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.

International Standard Version

The precepts of the LORD are upright, making the heart rejoice. The commandment of the LORD is pure, giving light to the eyes.

A Conservative Version

The precepts of LORD are right, rejoicing the heart. The commandment of LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.

American Standard Version

The precepts of Jehovah are right, rejoicing the heart: The commandment of Jehovah is pure, enlightening the eyes.

Amplified

The precepts of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the Lord is pure and bright, enlightening the eyes.

Bible in Basic English

The orders of the Lord are right, making glad the heart: the rule of the Lord is holy, giving light to the eyes.

Darby Translation

The precepts of Jehovah are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of Jehovah is pure, enlightening the eyes;

Holman Bible

The precepts of the Lord are right, making the heart glad; the commandment of the Lord is radiant, making the eyes light up.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.

Julia Smith Translation

The mandates of Jehovah are straight, rejoicing the heart: the command of Jehovah pure, enlightening the eyes.

King James 2000

The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The precepts of Yahweh [are] right, making [the] heart rejoice. The command of Yahweh [is] pure, enlightening [the] eyes.

Modern King James verseion

The Precepts of Jehovah are right, rejoicing the heart; the Commandments of Jehovah are pure, giving light to the eyes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The statutes of the LORD are right, and rejoice the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, and giveth light unto the eyes.

NET Bible

The Lord's precepts are fair and make one joyful. The Lord's commands are pure and give insight for life.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD's precepts are right, rejoicing the heart. The LORD's commandment is pure, enlightening the eyes.

New simplified Bible

The statutes of Jehovah are correct. They make the heart rejoice. The commandments of Jehovah are radiant. They make the eyes shine.

The Emphasized Bible

The precepts of Yahweh, are right, Rejoicing the heart, The, commandment of Yahweh, is pure, Enlightening the eyes;

Webster

The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.

World English Bible

Yahweh's precepts are right, rejoicing the heart. Yahweh's commandment is pure, enlightening the eyes.

Youngs Literal Translation

The precepts of Jehovah are upright, Rejoicing the heart, The command of Jehovah is pure, enlightening the eyes,

References

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

The Witness Of Creation And Scripture

7 The law of the LORD is perfect, restoring the soul; The testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple. 8 The precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; The commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes. 9 The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever; The judgments of the LORD are true; they are righteous altogether.


Cross References

Psalm 12:6

The words of the LORD are pure words; As silver tried in a furnace on the earth, refined seven times.

Psalm 119:128

Therefore I esteem right all Your precepts concerning everything, I hate every false way.

Psalm 13:3

Consider and answer me, O LORD my God; Enlighten my eyes, or I will sleep the sleep of death,

Psalm 119:14

I have rejoiced in the way of Your testimonies, As much as in all riches.

Psalm 119:80

May my heart be blameless in Your statutes, So that I will not be ashamed.

Psalm 119:105

Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path.

Genesis 26:5

because Abraham obeyed Me and kept My charge, My commandments, My statutes and My laws."

Exodus 18:16

"When they have a dispute, it comes to me, and I judge between a man and his neighbor and make known the statutes of God and His laws."

Deuteronomy 4:5-6

"See, I have taught you statutes and judgments just as the LORD my God commanded me, that you should do thus in the land where you are entering to possess it.

Deuteronomy 12:11-12

then it shall come about that the place in which the LORD your God will choose for His name to dwell, there you shall bring all that I command you: your burnt offerings and your sacrifices, your tithes and the contribution of your hand, and all your choice votive offerings which you will vow to the LORD.

Deuteronomy 16:11

and you shall rejoice before the LORD your God, you and your son and your daughter and your male and female servants and the Levite who is in your town, and the stranger and the orphan and the widow who are in your midst, in the place where the LORD your God chooses to establish His name.

Deuteronomy 16:14

and you shall rejoice in your feast, you and your son and your daughter and your male and female servants and the Levite and the stranger and the orphan and the widow who are in your towns.

Nehemiah 9:13

"Then You came down on Mount Sinai, And spoke with them from heaven; You gave them just ordinances and true laws, Good statutes and commandments.

Psalm 40:8

I delight to do Your will, O my God; Your Law is within my heart."

Psalm 105:45

So that they might keep His statutes And observe His laws, Praise the LORD!

Psalm 119:12

Blessed are You, O LORD; Teach me Your statutes.

Psalm 119:16

I shall delight in Your statutes; I shall not forget Your word.

Psalm 119:24

Your testimonies also are my delight; They are my counselors.

Psalm 119:40

Behold, I long for Your precepts; Revive me through Your righteousness.

Psalm 119:54

Your statutes are my songs In the house of my pilgrimage.

Psalm 119:92

If Your law had not been my delight, Then I would have perished in my affliction.

Psalm 119:98-100

Your commandments make me wiser than my enemies, For they are ever mine.

Psalm 119:121

I have done justice and righteousness; Do not leave me to my oppressors.

Psalm 119:130

The unfolding of Your words gives light; It gives understanding to the simple.

Psalm 119:143

Trouble and anguish have come upon me, Yet Your commandments are my delight.

Psalm 119:171

Let my lips utter praise, For You teach me Your statutes.

Proverbs 2:6

For the LORD gives wisdom; From His mouth come knowledge and understanding.

Proverbs 6:23

For the commandment is a lamp and the teaching is light; And reproofs for discipline are the way of life

Proverbs 30:5

Every word of God is tested; He is a shield to those who take refuge in Him.

Isaiah 64:5

You meet him who rejoices in doing righteousness, Who remembers You in Your ways Behold, You were angry, for we sinned, We continued in them a long time; And shall we be saved?

Jeremiah 15:16

Your words were found and I ate them, And Your words became for me a joy and the delight of my heart; For I have been called by Your name, O LORD God of hosts.

Ezekiel 36:27

"I will put My Spirit within you and cause you to walk in My statutes, and you will be careful to observe My ordinances.

Romans 2:17-20

But if you bear the name "Jew" and rely upon the Law and boast in God,

Romans 3:20

because by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified in His sight; for through the Law comes the knowledge of sin.

Romans 7:7

What shall we say then? Is the Law sin? May it never be! On the contrary, I would not have come to know sin except through the Law; for I would not have known about coveting if the Law had not said, "YOU SHALL NOT COVET."

Romans 7:12-14

So then, the Law is holy, and the commandment is holy and righteous and good.

Romans 7:22

For I joyfully concur with the law of God in the inner man,

Galatians 2:19

"For through the Law I died to the Law, so that I might live to God.

Galatians 3:10-13

For as many as are of the works of the Law are under a curse; for it is written, "CURSED IS EVERYONE WHO DOES NOT ABIDE BY ALL THINGS WRITTEN IN THE BOOK OF THE LAW, TO PERFORM THEM."

Galatians 3:21

Is the Law then contrary to the promises of God? May it never be! For if a law had been given which was able to impart life, then righteousness would indeed have been based on law.

Nehemiah 8:12

All the people went away to eat, to drink, to send portions and to celebrate a great festival, because they understood the words which had been made known to them.



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