Parallel Verses

Amplified

How precious is Your steadfast love, O God! The children of men take refuge and put their trust under the shadow of Your wings.

New American Standard Bible

How precious is Your lovingkindness, O God! And the children of men take refuge in the shadow of Your wings.

King James Version

How excellent is thy lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.

Holman Bible

God, Your faithful love is so valuable
that people take refuge in the shadow of Your wings.

International Standard Version

How precious is your gracious love, God! The children of men take refuge in the shadow of your wings.

A Conservative Version

How precious is thy loving kindness, O God, and the sons of men take refuge under the shadow of thy wings.

American Standard Version

How precious is thy lovingkindness, O God! And the children of men take refuge under the shadow of thy wings.

Bible in Basic English

How good is your loving mercy, O God! the children of men take cover under the shade of your wings.

Darby Translation

How precious is thy loving-kindness, O God! So the sons of men take refuge under the shadow of thy wings.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

How excellent is thy mercy, O God! therefore the sons of Adam cover themselves in the shadow of thy wings.

Julia Smith Translation

How precious thy mercy, O God! and the sons of man shall put their trust in the shadow of thy wings.

King James 2000

How excellent is your lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of your wings.

Lexham Expanded Bible

How precious [is] your loyal love, O God, and the children of humankind take refuge in the shadow of your wings.

Modern King James verseion

How precious is Your loving-kindness, O God! And the sons of men take refuge under the shadow of Your wing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

How excellent is thy mercy, O God! And the children of men shall put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.

NET Bible

How precious is your loyal love, O God! The human race finds shelter under your wings.

New Heart English Bible

How precious is your loving kindness, God. The children of men take refuge under the shadow of your wings.

The Emphasized Bible

How precious thy lovingkindness, O God, - Therefore, the sons of men, under the shadow of thy wings, seek refuge:

Webster

How excellent is thy loving-kindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.

World English Bible

How precious is your loving kindness, God! The children of men take refuge under the shadow of your wings.

Youngs Literal Translation

How precious is Thy kindness, O God, And the sons of men In the shadow of Thy wings do trust.

References

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Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

How Precious Is Your Steadfast Love

6 Your righteousness is like the mountains of God, Your judgments are like the great deep. O Lord, You preserve man and beast. 7 How precious is Your steadfast love, O God! The children of men take refuge and put their trust under the shadow of Your wings. 8 They relish and feast on the abundance of Your house; and You cause them to drink of the stream of Your pleasures.


Cross References

Ruth 2:12

The Lord recompense you for what you have done, and a full reward be given you by the Lord, the God of Israel, under Whose wings you have come to take refuge!

Psalm 17:8

Keep and guard me as the pupil of Your eye; hide me in the shadow of Your wings

Psalm 91:4

[Then] He will cover you with His pinions, and under His wings shall you trust and find refuge; His truth and His faithfulness are a shield and a buckler.

Psalm 31:19

Oh, how great is Your goodness, which You have laid up for those who fear, revere, and worship You, goodness which You have wrought for those who trust and take refuge in You before the sons of men!

Psalm 57:1

Be merciful and gracious to me, O God, be merciful and gracious to me, for my soul takes refuge and finds shelter and confidence in You; yes, in the shadow of Your wings will I take refuge and be confident until calamities and destructive storms are passed.

Psalm 139:17

How precious and weighty also are Your thoughts to me, O God! How vast is the sum of them!

1 John 3:1

See what [ an incredible] quality of love the Father has given (shown, bestowed on) us, that we should [be permitted to] be named and called and counted the children of God! And so we are! The reason that the world does not know (recognize, acknowledge) us is that it does not know (recognize, acknowledge) Him.

Exodus 34:6

And the Lord passed by before him, and proclaimed, The Lord! the Lord! a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in loving-kindness and truth,

Psalm 63:7

For You have been my help, and in the shadow of Your wings will I rejoice.

Psalm 86:5

For You, O Lord, are good, and ready to forgive [our trespasses, sending them away, letting them go completely and forever]; and You are abundant in mercy and loving-kindness to all those who call upon You.

Psalm 86:15

But You, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in mercy and loving-kindness and truth.

Psalm 145:7-8

They shall pour forth [like a fountain] the fame of Your great and abundant goodness and shall sing aloud of Your rightness and justice.

Luke 13:34

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who continue to kill the prophets and to stone those who are sent to you! How often I have desired and yearned to gather your children together [around Me], as a hen [gathers] her young under her wings, but you would not!

John 3:16

For God so greatly loved and dearly prized the world that He [even] gave up His only begotten ( unique) Son, so that whoever believes in (trusts in, clings to, relies on) Him shall not perish (come to destruction, be lost) but have eternal (everlasting) life.

1 Peter 2:6-7

For thus it stands in Scripture: Behold, I am laying in Zion a chosen ( honored), precious chief Cornerstone, and he who believes in Him [who adheres to, trusts in, and relies on Him] shall never be disappointed or put to shame.

2 Peter 1:4

By means of these He has bestowed on us His precious and exceedingly great promises, so that through them you may escape [by flight] from the moral decay (rottenness and corruption) that is in the world because of covetousness (lust and greed), and become sharers (partakers) of the divine nature.

1 John 4:9-10

In this the love of God was made manifest (displayed) where we are concerned: in that God sent His Son, the only begotten or unique [Son], into the world so that we might live through Him.

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