Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

Amplified


Good and upright is the Lord;
Therefore He instructs 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:

Julia Smith Translation

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

Context Readings

Dependence On The Lord

7 Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions: according to your mercy remember me for your goodness' sake, O LORD. 8 Good and upright is the LORD: therefore will he teach sinners in the way. 9 The meek will he guide in justice: and the meek will he teach his way.


Cross References

Psalm 92:15

To show that the LORD is upright: he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him.

Psalm 32:8

I will instruct you and teach you in the way which you shall go: I will guide you with my eye.

James 1:5

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all men liberally, and reproaches not; and it shall be given him.

Psalm 119:68

You are good, and do good; teach me your statutes.

Proverbs 1:20-23

Wisdom cries aloud outside; she raises her voice in the open square:

Proverbs 2:1-6

My son, if you will receive my words, and lay up my commandments with you;

Proverbs 9:4-6

Whosoever is simple, let him turn in here: as for him that lacks understanding, she says to him,

Isaiah 26:7

The way of the just is uprightness: you, most upright, do smooth the path of the just.

Micah 4:2

And many nations shall come, and say, Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, and to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for the law shall go forth out of Zion, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.

Matthew 9:13

But go and learn what that means, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

Matthew 11:29-30

Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and you shall find rest unto your souls.

Luke 11:13

If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?

John 6:44-45

No man can come to me, except the Father who has sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, has shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 1:17-18

That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him:

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