Parallel Verses

Amplified

Good and upright is the Lord; therefore will He instruct sinners in [His] way.

New American Standard Bible

Good and upright is the LORD; Therefore He instructs sinners in the way.

King James Version

Good and upright is the LORD: therefore will he teach sinners in the way.

Holman Bible

The Lord is good and upright; therefore He shows sinners the way.

International Standard Version

The LORD is good and just; therefore he will teach sinners concerning the way.

A Conservative Version

Good and upright is LORD. Therefore he will instruct sinners in the way.

American Standard Version

Good and upright is Jehovah: Therefore will he instruct sinners in the way.

Bible in Basic English

Good and upright is the Lord: so he will be the teacher of sinners in the way.

Darby Translation

Good and upright is Jehovah; therefore will he instruct sinners in the way:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Cheth Good and upright is the LORD: therefore he will teach sinners in the way.

Julia Smith Translation

Good and upright is Jehovah: for this he will teach the sinning in the way.

King James 2000

Good and upright is the LORD: therefore will he teach sinners in the way.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Good and right [is] Yahweh; therefore he instructs sinners in the way.

Modern King James verseion

Good and upright is Jehovah; therefore He will teach sinners in the way.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Gracious and righteous is the LORD; therefore will he teach sinners in the way.

NET Bible

The Lord is both kind and fair; that is why he teaches sinners the right way to live.

New Heart English Bible

Good and upright is the LORD, therefore he will instruct sinners in the way.

The Emphasized Bible

Good and upright, is Yahweh, For this cause, will he direct sinners into the way.

Webster

Good and upright is the LORD: therefore will he teach sinners in the way.

World English Bible

Good and upright is Yahweh, therefore he will instruct sinners in the way.

Youngs Literal Translation

Good and upright is Jehovah, Therefore He directeth sinners in the way.

Verse Info

Context Readings

Dependence On The Lord

7 Remember not the sins (the lapses and frailties) of my youth or my transgressions; according to Your mercy and steadfast love remember me, for Your goodness' sake, O Lord. 8 Good and upright is the Lord; therefore will He instruct sinners in [His] way. 9 He leads the humble in what is right, and the humble He teaches His way.


Cross References

Psalm 92:15

[They are living memorials] to show that the Lord is upright and faithful to His promises; He is my Rock, and there is no unrighteousness in Him.

Psalm 32:8

I [the Lord] will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with My eye upon you.

James 1:5

If any of you is deficient in wisdom, let him ask of the giving God [Who gives] to everyone liberally and ungrudgingly, without reproaching or faultfinding, and it will be given him.

Psalm 119:68

You are good and kind and do good; teach me Your statutes.

Proverbs 1:20-23

Wisdom cries aloud in the street, she raises her voice in the markets;

Proverbs 2:1-6

My son, if you will receive my words and treasure up my commandments within you,

Proverbs 9:4-6

Whoever is simple (easily led astray and wavering), let him turn in here! As for him who lacks understanding, [God's] Wisdom says to him,

Isaiah 26:7

The way of the [consistently] righteous (those living in moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relationship of their lives) is level and straight; You, O [Lord], Who are upright, direct aright and make level the path of the [uncompromisingly] just and righteous.

Micah 4:2

And many nations shall come and say, Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob, that He may teach us His ways, and we may walk in His paths. For the law shall go forth out of Zion and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.

Matthew 9:13

Go and learn what this means: I desire mercy [that is, readiness to help those in trouble] and not sacrifice and sacrificial victims. For I came not to call and invite [to repentance] the righteous (those who are upright and in right standing with God), but sinners (the erring ones and all those not free from sin).

Matthew 11:29-30

Take My yoke upon you and learn of Me, for I am gentle (meek) and humble (lowly) in heart, and you will find rest ( relief and ease and refreshment and recreation and blessed quiet) for your souls.

Luke 11:13

If you then, evil as you are, know how to give good gifts [gifts that are to their advantage] to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask and continue to ask Him!

John 6:44-45

No one is able to come to Me unless the Father Who sent Me attracts and draws him and gives him the desire to come to Me, and [then] I will raise him up [from the dead] at the last day.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God Who said, Let light shine out of darkness, has shone in our hearts so as [to beam forth] the Light for the illumination of the knowledge of the majesty and glory of God [as it is manifest in the Person and is revealed] in the face of Jesus Christ (the Messiah).

Ephesians 1:17-18

[For I always pray to] the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, that He may grant you a spirit of wisdom and revelation [of insight into mysteries and secrets] in the [deep and intimate] knowledge of Him,

Jump To Previous

Word Concordance

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain