Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the LORD 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 commandment 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.

Darby Translation

The precepts of Jehovah are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of Jehovah 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 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. 9 The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring for ever; the rights of the LORD are true, they are all just.


Cross References

Psalm 12:6

The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.

Psalm 119:128

Therefore I have esteemed all thy precepts concerning all things to be right and I have hated every false way.

Psalm 13:3

Consider and hear me, O LORD 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 above all riches.

Psalm 119:80

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

Psalm 119:105

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

Genesis 26:5

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

Exodus 18:16

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

Deuteronomy 4:5-6

Behold, I have taught you statutes and rights, even as the LORD my God commanded me, that ye should do thus in the midst of the land where ye are about to enter in to possess it.

Deuteronomy 12:11-12

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

Deuteronomy 16:11

And thou shalt rejoice before the LORD thy God, thou and thy son and thy daughter and thy manslave and thy maidslave and the Levite that is within thy gates and the stranger and the fatherless and the widow, that are among you, in the place which the LORD thy God has chosen to place his name there.

Deuteronomy 16:14

And thou shalt rejoice in thy solemn feast, thou and thy son and thy daughter and thy manslave and thy maidslave and the Levite and the stranger and the fatherless and the widow, that are within thy gates (or within thy towns).

Nehemiah 9:13

Thou didst come down upon Mount Sinai and didst speak with them from heaven and didst give them right judgments and true laws, good statutes and commandments,

Psalm 40:8

I delight to do thy will, O my God; thy law is within my bowels.

Psalm 105:45

that they might observe his statutes and keep his laws. Halelu-JAH.

Psalm 119:12

Blessed art thou, O LORD: teach me thy statutes.

Psalm 119:16

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

Psalm 119:24

For thy testimonies are my delight and my counsellors.

Psalm 119:40

Behold, I have longed after thy precepts; cause me to live 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 have perished in my affliction.

Psalm 119:98-100

Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies, for they are eternal unto me.

Psalm 119:121

AIN. I have complied with judgment and righteousness; do not leave me to my oppressors.

Psalm 119:130

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

Psalm 119:143

Trouble and anguish found me; but thy commandments were my delights.

Psalm 119:171

My lips shall overflow with praise when thou hast taught me thy statutes.

Proverbs 2:6

For the LORD gives wisdom; out of his mouth comes knowledge and intelligence.

Proverbs 6:23

For the commandment is fire, and the law is light; and reproofs of chastening are the way of life,

Proverbs 30:5

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

Isaiah 64:5

Thou didst come out to meet him that with rejoicing had worked righteous ness. In thy ways they remembered thee. Behold, thou art wroth; for we have sinned: thy ways are eternal, and we shall be saved.

Jeremiah 15:16

Thy words were found, and I ate them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of my heart: for thy name was called upon me, O LORD God of the hosts.

Ezekiel 36:27

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

Romans 2:17-20

Behold, thou doth call thyself a Jew and art supported by the law and doth glory in God

Romans 3:20

For by the deeds of the law, no flesh shall be justified in his sight; for by the law is the knowledge of sin.

Romans 7:7

What shall we say then? Is the law sin? No, in no wise. But, I did not know sin except by the law; for neither would I have known lust if the law did not say, Thou shalt not covet.

Romans 7:12-14

So the law is truly holy, and the commandment holy and just and good.

Romans 7:22

For I delight with the law of God with the inward man,

Galatians 2:19

For through the law I am dead to the law, that I might live unto God.

Galatians 3:10-13

For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse; for it is written, Cursed is every one that continues not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them.

Galatians 3:21

Is the law then against the promises of God? No, in no wise, for if there had been a law given which could have given life, verily righteousness should have been by the law.

Nehemiah 8:12

And all the people went to eat and to drink and to send portions and to rejoice with great joy because they had understood the words that were taught unto them.

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