Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

The fear of LORD is clean, enduring forever. The ordinances of LORD are true, [and] righteous altogether.

New American Standard Bible

The fear of the Lord is clean, enduring forever;
The judgments of the Lord are true; they are righteous altogether.

King James Version

The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether.

Holman Bible

The fear of the Lord is pure,
enduring forever;
the ordinances of the Lord are reliable
and altogether righteous.

International Standard Version

The fear of the LORD is clean, standing forever. The judgments of the LORD are true; they are altogether righteous.

American Standard Version

The fear of Jehovah is clean, enduring for ever: The ordinances of Jehovah are true, and righteous altogether.

Amplified


The fear of the Lord is clean, enduring forever;
The judgments of the Lord are true, they are righteous altogether.

Bible in Basic English

The fear of the Lord is clean, and has no end; the decisions of the Lord are true and full of righteousness.

Darby Translation

The fear of Jehovah is clean, enduring for ever; the judgments of Jehovah are truth, they are righteous altogether:

Julia Smith Translation

The fear of Jehovah being pure, standing forever: the judgments of Jehovah, truth, they were altogether just

King James 2000

The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever: the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The fear of Yahweh [is] pure, enduring forever. The ordinances of Yahweh [are] true; they are righteous altogether,

Modern King James verseion

The fear of Jehovah is clean, enduring forever; the judgments of Jehovah are true and righteous altogether,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The fear of the LORD is clean, and endureth forever: the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether.

NET Bible

The commands to fear the Lord are right and endure forever. The judgments given by the Lord are trustworthy and absolutely just.

New Heart English Bible

The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever. The LORD's ordinances are true, and righteous altogether.

The Emphasized Bible

The, reverence of Yahweh, is clean, Enduring evermore, - The, decisions of Yahweh, are faithful, They are righteous, altogether:

Webster

The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether.

World English Bible

The fear of Yahweh is clean, enduring forever. Yahweh's ordinances are true, and righteous altogether.

Youngs Literal Translation

The fear of Jehovah is clean, standing to the age, The judgments of Jehovah are true, They have been righteous -- together.

References

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Context Readings

The Witness Of Creation And Scripture

8 The precepts of LORD are right, rejoicing the heart. The commandment of LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes. 9 The fear of LORD is clean, enduring forever. The ordinances of LORD are true, [and] righteous altogether. 10 More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold. Sweeter also than honey and the droppings of the honeycomb.


Cross References

Psalm 119:142

Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is truth.

Genesis 22:12

And he said, Do not lay thy hand upon the lad, neither do thou anything to him. For now I know that thou fear God, since thou have not withheld thy son, thine only son, from me.

Genesis 42:18

And Joseph said to them the third day, This do, and live, for I fear God:

Exodus 21:1

Now these are the ordinances which thou shall set before them.

Deuteronomy 4:8

And what great nation is there that has statutes and ordinances so righteous as all this law, which I set before you this day?

1 Samuel 12:24

Only fear LORD, and serve him in truth with all your heart, for consider what great things he has done for you.

1 Kings 18:3-4

And Ahab called Obadiah, who was over the household. (Now Obadiah feared LORD greatly;

1 Kings 18:12

And it will come to pass, as soon as I am gone from thee, that the Spirit of LORD will carry thee where I know not. And so when I come and tell Ahab, and he cannot find thee, he will kill me. But I thy servant fear LORD from my you

Nehemiah 5:15

But the former governors who were before me charged the people, and took bread and wine from them, besides forty shekels of silver. Yes, even their servants bore rule over the people. But I did not so, because of the fear of God.

Psalm 10:5

His ways are profane at all times. Thy judgments are far above out of his sight. As for all his adversaries, he puffs at them.

Psalm 34:11-14

Come, ye children, hearken to me. I will teach you the fear of LORD.

Psalm 36:1

The transgression of the wicked man says within my heart, There is no fear of God before his eyes.

Psalm 36:6

Thy righteousness is like the mountains of God. Thy judgments are a great deep. O LORD, thou preserve man and beast.

Psalm 72:1-2

Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness to the king's son.

Psalm 111:10-6

The fear of LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and all who act accordingly have a good understanding. His praise endures forever.

Psalm 115:13

He will bless those who fear LORD, both small and great.

Psalm 119:1

Blessed are those who are perfect in the way, who walk in the law of LORD.

Psalm 119:7

I will give thanks to thee with uprightness of heart when I learn thy righteous judgments.

Psalm 119:39

Turn away my reproach of which I am afraid, for thine ordinances are good.

Psalm 119:62

At midnight I will rise to give thanks to thee because of thy righteous ordinances.

Psalm 119:75

I know, O LORD, that thy judgments are righteous, and that in faithfulness thou have afflicted me.

Psalm 119:106

I have sworn, and have confirmed it, that I will observe thy righteous ordinances.

Psalm 119:137-138

Thou are righteous, O LORD, and upright are thy judgments.

Psalm 147:19

He shows his word to Jacob, his statutes and his ordinances to Israel.

Proverbs 8:13

The fear of LORD is to hate evil. Pride, and arrogance, and the evil way, and the perverse mouth, do I hate.

Isaiah 26:8

Yea, in the way of thy judgments, O LORD, we have waited for thee, to thy name. Even to thy memorial, is the desire of our soul.

Acts 10:22

And they said, Cornelius, a centurion, a righteous man, and fearing God, and being well testified by the whole nation of the Jews, was divinely warned by a holy agent to summon thee to his house, and to hear sayings from thee.

Romans 2:2

And we know that the judgment of God is in accordance with truth against those who commit such things.

Romans 3:10-18

as it is written, There is no righteous man, not even one.

Romans 11:22

Behold therefore the goodness and the severity of God. Indeed toward those who fell, severity, but toward thee, goodness, if thou continue in his goodness, otherwise thou too will be cut off.

Revelation 15:3

And they sing the song of Moses the bondman of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvelous are thy works, Lord God Almighty, righteous and TRUE are thy ways, thou King of the nations.

Revelation 16:7

And I heard the altar saying, Yea, Lord God Almighty, TRUE and righteous are thy judgments.

Revelation 19:2

Because TRUE and righteous are his judgments, because he has judged the great whore who ruined the earth by her fornication, and he has avenged the blood of his bondmen from her hand.

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