Parallel Verses

Amplified

The [reverent] fear of the Lord is clean, enduring forever; the ordinances of the 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.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring for ever; the rights of the LORD are true, they are all just.

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

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

The Witness Of Creation And Scripture

8 The precepts of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the Lord is pure and bright, enlightening the eyes. 9 The [reverent] fear of the Lord is clean, enduring forever; the ordinances of the Lord are true and righteous altogether. 10 More to be desired are they than gold, even than much fine gold; they are sweeter also than honey and drippings from the honeycomb.


Cross References

Psalm 119:142

Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and Your law is truth.

Genesis 22:12

And He said, Do not lay your hand on the lad or do anything to him; for now I know that you fear and revere God, since you have not held back from Me or begrudged giving Me your son, your only son.

Genesis 42:18

And Joseph said to them on the third day, Do this and live! I reverence and fear God.

Exodus 21:1

Now these are the ordinances you [Moses] shall set before [the Israelites].

Deuteronomy 4:8

And what large and important nation has statutes and ordinances so upright and just as all this law which I set before you today?

1 Samuel 12:24

Only fear the Lord and serve Him faithfully with all your heart; for consider how great are the things He has done for you.

1 Kings 18:3-4

And Ahab called Obadiah, who was the governor of his house. (Now Obadiah feared the Lord greatly;

1 Kings 18:12

And as soon as I have gone out from you, the Spirit of the Lord will carry you I know not where; so when I come and tell Ahab and he cannot find you, he will kill me. But I your servant have feared and revered the Lord from my youth.

Nehemiah 5:15

But the former governors lived at the expense of the people and took from them food and wine, besides forty shekels of silver [a large monthly official salary]; yes, even their servants assumed authority over the people. But I did not so because of my [reverent] fear of God.

Psalm 10:5

His ways are grievous [or persist] at all times; Your judgments [Lord] are far above and on high out of his sight [so he never thinks about them]; as for all his foes, he sniffs and sneers at them.

Psalm 34:11-14

Come, you children, listen to me; I will teach you to revere and worshipfully fear the Lord.

Psalm 36:1

Transgression [like an oracle] speaks to the wicked deep in his heart. There is no fear or dread of God before his eyes.

Psalm 36:6

Your righteousness is like the mountains of God, Your judgments are like the great deep. O Lord, You preserve man and beast.

Psalm 72:1-2

Give the king [knowledge of] Your [way of] judging, O God, and [the spirit of] Your righteousness to the king's son [to control all his actions].

Psalm 111:10-6

The reverent fear and worship of the Lord is the beginning of Wisdom and skill [the preceding and the first essential, the prerequisite and the alphabet]; a good understanding, wisdom, and meaning have all those who do [the will of the Lord]. Their praise of Him endures forever.

Psalm 115:13

He will bless those who reverently and worshipfully fear the Lord, both small and great.

Psalm 119:1

Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) are the undefiled (the upright, truly sincere, and blameless) in the way [of the revealed will of God], who walk (order their conduct and conversation) in the law of the Lord (the whole of God's revealed will).

Psalm 119:7

I will praise and give thanks to You with uprightness of heart when I learn [by sanctified experiences] Your righteous judgments [Your decisions against and punishments for particular lines of thought and conduct].

Psalm 119:39

Turn away my reproach which I fear and dread, for Your ordinances are good.

Psalm 119:62

At midnight I will rise to give thanks to You because of Your righteous ordinances.

Psalm 119:75

I know, O Lord, that Your judgments are right and righteous, and that in faithfulness You have afflicted me.

Psalm 119:106

I have sworn [an oath] and have confirmed it, that I will keep Your righteous ordinances [hearing, receiving, loving, and obeying them].

Psalm 119:137-138

[Rigidly] righteous are You, O Lord, and upright are Your judgments and all expressions of Your will.

Psalm 147:19

He declares His word to Jacob, His statutes and His ordinances to Israel.

Proverbs 8:13

The reverent fear and worshipful awe of the Lord [includes] the hatred of evil; pride, arrogance, the evil way, and perverted and twisted speech I hate.

Isaiah 26:8

Yes, in the path of Your judgments, O Lord, we wait [expectantly] for You; our heartfelt desire is for Your name and for the remembrance of You.

Acts 10:22

And they said, Cornelius, a centurion (captain) who is just and upright and in right standing with God, being God-fearing and obedient and well spoken of by the whole Jewish nation, has been instructed by a holy angel to send for you to come to his house; and he has received in answer [to prayer] a warning to listen to and act upon what you have to say.

Romans 2:2

[But] we know that the judgment (adverse verdict, sentence) of God falls justly and in accordance with truth upon those who practice such things.

Romans 3:10-18

As it is written, None is righteous, just and truthful and upright and conscientious, no, not one.

Romans 11:22

Then note and appreciate the gracious kindness and the severity of God: severity toward those who have fallen, but God's gracious kindness to you -- "provided you continue in His grace and abide in His kindness; otherwise you too will be cut off (pruned away).

Revelation 15:3

And they sang the song of Moses the servant of God and the song of the Lamb, saying, Mighty and marvelous are Your works, O Lord God the Omnipotent! Righteous (just) and true are Your ways, O Sovereign of the ages (King of the nations)!

Revelation 16:7

And [from] the altar I heard [the] cry, Yes, Lord God the Omnipotent, Your judgments (sentences, decisions) are true and just and righteous!

Revelation 19:2

Because His judgments (His condemnation and punishment, His sentences of doom) are true and sound and just and upright. He has judged (convicted, pronounced sentence, and doomed) the great and notorious harlot (idolatress) who corrupted and demoralized and poisoned the earth with her lewdness and adultery (idolatry). And He has avenged (visited on her the penalty for) the blood of His servants at her hand.

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