Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

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

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

The Witness Of Creation And Scripture

8 The precepts of the Lord are right,
making the heart glad;
the command of the Lord is radiant,
making the eyes light up.
9 The fear of the Lord is pure,
enduring forever;
the ordinances of the Lord are reliable
and altogether righteous.
10 They are more desirable than gold—
than an abundance of pure gold;
and sweeter than honey,
which comes from the honeycomb.


Cross References

Psalm 119:142

Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness,
and Your instruction is true.

Genesis 22:12

Then He said, “Do not lay a hand on the boy or do anything to him. For now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your only son from Me.”

Genesis 42:18

On the third day Joseph said to them, “I fear God—do this and you will live.

Exodus 21:1

“These are the ordinances that you must set before them:

Deuteronomy 4:8

And what great nation has righteous statutes and ordinances like this entire law I set before you today?

1 Samuel 12:24

Above all, fear the Lord and worship Him faithfully with all your heart; consider the great things He has done for you.

1 Kings 18:3-4

Ahab called for Obadiah, who was in charge of the palace. Obadiah was a man who greatly feared the Lord

1 Kings 18:12

But when I leave you, the Spirit of the Lord may carry you off to some place I don’t know. Then when I go report to Ahab and he doesn’t find you, he will kill me. But I, your servant, have feared the Lord from my youth.

Nehemiah 5:15

The governors who preceded me had heavily burdened the people, taking food and wine from them, as well as a pound of silver. Their subordinates also oppressed the people, but I didn’t do this, because of the fear of God.

Psalm 10:5

His ways are always secure;
Your lofty judgments are beyond his sight;
he scoffs at all his adversaries.

Psalm 34:11-14

Come, children, listen to me;
I will teach you the fear of the Lord.

Psalm 36:1

For the choir director. A psalm of David, the Lord’s servant.An oracle within my heart
concerning the transgression of the wicked person:
There is no dread of God before his eyes,

Psalm 36:6

Your righteousness is like the highest mountains;
Your judgments, like the deepest sea.
Lord, You preserve man and beast.

Psalm 72:1-2

Solomonic.God, give Your justice to the king
and Your righteousness to the king’s son.

Psalm 111:10-6

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom;
all who follow His instructions have good insight.
His praise endures forever.

Psalm 115:13

He will bless those who fear the Lord
small and great alike.

Psalm 119:1

א AlefHow happy are those whose way is blameless,
who live according to the Lord’s instruction!

Psalm 119:7

I will praise You with a sincere heart
when I learn Your righteous judgments.

Psalm 119:39

Turn away the disgrace I dread;
indeed, Your judgments are good.

Psalm 119:62

I rise at midnight to thank You
for Your righteous judgments.

Psalm 119:75

I know, Lord, that Your judgments are just
and that You have afflicted me fairly.

Psalm 119:106

I have solemnly sworn
to keep Your righteous judgments.

Psalm 119:137-138

צ TsadeYou are righteous, Lord,
and Your judgments are just.

Psalm 147:19

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

Proverbs 8:13

To fear the Lord is to hate evil.
I hate arrogant pride, evil conduct,
and perverse speech.

Isaiah 26:8

Yes, Yahweh, we wait for You
in the path of Your judgments.
Our desire is for Your name and renown.

Acts 10:22

They said, “Cornelius, a centurion, an upright and God-fearing man, who has a good reputation with the whole Jewish nation, was divinely directed by a holy angel to call you to his house and to hear a message from you.”

Romans 2:2

We know that God’s judgment on those who do such things is based on the truth.

Romans 3:10-18

as it is written:

There is no one righteous, not even one.

Romans 11:22

Therefore, consider God’s kindness and severity: severity toward those who have fallen but God’s kindness toward you—if you remain in His kindness. Otherwise you too will be cut off.

Revelation 15:3

They sang the song of God’s servant Moses and the song of the Lamb:

Great and awe-inspiring are Your works,
Lord God, the Almighty;
righteous and true are Your ways,
King of the Nations.

Revelation 16:7

Then I heard someone from the altar say:

Yes, Lord God, the Almighty,
true and righteous are Your judgments.

Revelation 19:2

because His judgments are true and righteous,
because He has judged the notorious prostitute
who corrupted the earth with her sexual immorality;
and He has avenged the blood of His slaves
that was on her hands.

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