Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

The precepts of Yahweh [are] right, making [the] heart rejoice. The command of Yahweh [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, bringing joy to the heart;
The commandment of the Lord is pure, 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.

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 Yahweh [is] perfect, reviving life. The testimony of Yahweh [is] firm, making wise [the] simple. 8 The precepts of Yahweh [are] right, making [the] heart rejoice. The command of Yahweh [is] pure, enlightening [the] eyes. 9 The fear of Yahweh [is] pure, enduring forever. The ordinances of Yahweh [are] true; they are righteous altogether,


Cross References

Psalm 12:6

The words of Yahweh [are] pure words [like] silver refined in the crucible on the ground, refined seven times.

Psalm 119:128

Therefore all [your] precepts of everything I regard as right; I hate every false way.

Psalm 13:3

Consider [and] answer me, O Yahweh my God. Give light to my eyes lest I sleep [the sleep of] death,

Psalm 119:14

In the way of your testimonies I have rejoiced as [I would] over all riches.

Psalm 119:80

May my heart be blameless in your statutes, so that I may 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 listened to my voice and kept my charge: my commandments, my statutes, and my laws."

Exodus 18:16

When {they have an issue}, it comes to me, and I judge between a man and his neighbor, and I make known God's rule and his instructions."

Deuteronomy 4:5-6

See, I now teach you rules and regulations [just] as Yahweh my God has commanded me, to observe [them] [just] so in the midst of the land where you [are] going, to take possession of it.

Deuteronomy 12:11-12

{and then} [at] the place that Yahweh your God will choose, to let his name dwell there, there you shall bring all [the things] I [am] commanding you, your burnt offerings and your sacrifices, your tithes and {your donations}, and all [of] the choice [things], your votive gifts that you vow to Yahweh.

Deuteronomy 16:11

And you shall rejoice before Yahweh your God, you and your son and your daughter and your slave and your slave woman and the Levite that [is] in your {towns} and the alien and the orphan and the widow who are in your midst in the place that Yahweh your God will choose to let his name dwell there.

Deuteronomy 16:14

and you shall rejoice at your feast, you and your son and your daughter and your slave and your slave woman and the Levite and the orphan and the widow that [are] in your {towns}.

Nehemiah 9:13

Then you came down on Mount Sinai and spoke with them from heaven and gave them right judgments and true teachings, good regulations and commandments.

Psalm 40:8

'I delight to do your will, O my God, and your law [is] {deep within me}.'"

Psalm 105:45

so that they might observe his statutes, and keep his laws. Praise Yah.

Psalm 119:12

Blessed [are] you, O Yahweh. Teach me your statutes.

Psalm 119:16

I will take delight in your statutes; I will not forget your word.

Psalm 119:24

Your testimonies [are] my delight, {my counselors}.

Psalm 119:40

Look, I have longed for your precepts; revive me in your righteousness.

Psalm 119:54

Your statutes have been my songs in the house of my sojourning.

Psalm 119:92

Unless your law [had been] my delight, then I would have perished in my misery.

Psalm 119:98-100

Your commands make me wiser than my enemies, because they [are] ever with me.

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, giving understanding to [the] simple.

Psalm 119:143

Trouble and anguish have found me; your commands delight me.

Psalm 119:171

Let my lips pour out praise, because you teach me your statutes.

Proverbs 2:6

For Yahweh will give wisdom; from his mouth [come] knowledge and understanding.

Proverbs 6:23

For [like] a lamp [is] a commandment, and instruction [is] light, and the way of life [is the] reproof of discipline,

Proverbs 30:5

Every word of God [is] flawless; he [is] a shield for him who takes refuge in him.

Isaiah 64:5

You meet with the one who rejoices, one who does righteousness. In your ways they remember you. Look! You were angry and we sinned against them [in] ancient [times] and we were saved.

Jeremiah 15:16

Your words were found and I ate them, and your words became to me as jubilation, even as the joy of my heart, for your name is called on me, Yahweh God of hosts.

Ezekiel 36:27

And I will give my spirit into your inner parts, and I will make [it] [so] that you will go in my rules, and my regulations you will remember, and you will do [them].

Romans 2:17-20

But if you call yourself a Jew and rely on the law and boast in God

Romans 3:20

For by the works of the law {no person will be declared righteous} before him, for through the law [comes] knowledge of sin.

Romans 7:7

What then shall we say? [Is] the law sin? May it never be! But I would not have known sin except through the law, for I would not have known covetousness if the law had not said, "Do 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 agree with the law of God in my inner person,

Galatians 2:19

For through the law I died to the law, in order that I might live to God. I have been crucified with Christ,

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 [the things] that are written in the book of the law to do them."

Galatians 3:21

Therefore [is] the law opposed to the promises of God? May it never be! For if a law had been given that was able to give life, certainly righteousness would have been from the law.

Nehemiah 8:12

All of the people went to eat, to drink, to send a share, and to have great joy because they understood the words that they had made known to them.

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