Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

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,

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Context Readings

The Witness Of Creation And Scripture

7 The law of Jehovah is perfect, restoring the soul; the testimony of Jehovah is sure, making wise the simple; 8 The precepts of Jehovah are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of Jehovah is pure, enlightening the eyes; 9 The fear of Jehovah is clean, enduring for ever; the judgments of Jehovah are truth, they are righteous altogether:


Cross References

Psalm 12:6

The words of Jehovah are pure words, silver tried in the furnace of earth, purified seven times.

Psalm 119:128

Therefore I regard all thy precepts concerning all things to be right: I hate every false path.

Psalm 13:3

Consider, answer me, O Jehovah my God! lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death;

Psalm 119:14

I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all wealth.

Psalm 119:80

Let my heart be perfect in thy statutes, that I be not ashamed.

Psalm 119:105

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

Genesis 26:5

because that Abraham hearkened to my voice, and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.

Exodus 18:16

When they have a matter, they come to me, and I judge between one and another; and I make known to them the statutes of God, and his laws.

Deuteronomy 4:5-6

See, I have taught you statutes and ordinances, even as Jehovah my God commanded me, that ye may do so in the land into which ye enter to possess it.

Deuteronomy 12:11-12

then there shall be a place which Jehovah your God will choose to cause his name to dwell there; thither shall ye bring all that I command you: your burnt-offerings, and your sacrifices, your tithes, and the heave-offering of your hand, and all your choice vows which ye shall vow to Jehovah.

Deuteronomy 16:11

and thou shalt rejoice before Jehovah thy God, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy bondman, and thy handmaid, and the Levite that is in thy gates, and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow that are in thy midst in the place that Jehovah thy God will choose to cause his name to dwell there.

Deuteronomy 16:14

And thou shalt rejoice in thy feast, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy bondman, and thy handmaid, and the Levite, and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, that are in thy gates.

Nehemiah 9:13

And thou camest down on mount Sinai, and didst speak with them from the heavens, and gavest them right judgments and true laws, good statutes and commandments.

Psalm 40:8

To do thy good pleasure, my God, is my delight, and thy law is within my heart.

Psalm 105:45

That they might keep his statutes, and observe his laws. Hallelujah!

Psalm 119:12

Blessed art thou, Jehovah! teach me thy statutes.

Psalm 119:16

I delight myself in thy statutes; I will not forget thy word.

Psalm 119:24

Thy testimonies also are my delight and my counsellors.

Psalm 119:40

Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: quicken me in thy righteousness.

Psalm 119:54

Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.

Psalm 119:92

Unless thy law had been my delight, I should then have perished in mine affliction.

Psalm 119:98-100

Thy commandments make me wiser than mine enemies; for they are ever with me.

Psalm 119:121

AIN. I have done judgment and justice: leave me not to mine oppressors.

Psalm 119:130

The entrance of thy words giveth light, giving understanding unto the simple.

Psalm 119:143

Trouble and anguish have taken hold upon me: thy commandments are my delights.

Psalm 119:171

My lips shall pour forth praise when thou hast taught me thy statutes.

Proverbs 2:6

For Jehovah giveth wisdom; out of his mouth come knowledge and understanding.

Proverbs 6:23

For the commandment is a lamp, and the teaching a light, and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:

Proverbs 30:5

Every word of +God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.

Isaiah 64:5

Thou meetest him that rejoiceth to do righteousness, those that remember thee in thy ways: (behold, thou wast wroth, and we have sinned:) in those is perpetuity, and we shall be saved.

Jeremiah 15:16

Thy words were found, and I did eat them, and thy words were unto me the joy and rejoicing of my heart; for I am called by thy name, O Jehovah, God of hosts.

Ezekiel 36:27

And I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes and keep mine ordinances, and ye shall do them.

Romans 2:17-20

But if thou art named a Jew, and restest in the law, and makest thy boast in God,

Romans 3:20

Wherefore by works of law no flesh shall be justified before him; for by law is knowledge of sin.

Romans 7:7

What shall we say then? is the law sin? Far be the thought. But I had not known sin, unless by law: for I had not had conscience also of lust unless the law had said, Thou shalt not lust;

Romans 7:12-14

So that the law indeed is holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good.

Romans 7:22

For I delight in the law of God according to the inward man:

Galatians 2:19

For I, through law, have died to law, that I may live to God.

Galatians 3:10-13

For as many as are on the principle of works of law are under curse. For it is written, Cursed is every one who does not continue in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them;

Galatians 3:21

Is then the law against the promises of God? Far be the thought. For if a law had been given able to quicken, then indeed righteousness were on the principle of law;

Nehemiah 8:12

And all the people went their way, to eat and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great rejoicing. For they had understood the words that were declared to them.

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