Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

God, Your faithful love is so valuable
that people take refuge in 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.

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.

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.

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 highest mountains;
Your judgments, like the deepest sea.
Lord, You preserve man and beast.
7 God, Your faithful love is so valuable
that people take refuge in the shadow of Your wings.
8 They are filled from the abundance of Your house;
You let them drink from Your refreshing stream,


Cross References

Ruth 2:12

May the Lord reward you for what you have done, and may you receive a full reward from the Lord God of Israel, under whose wings you have come for refuge.”

Psalm 17:8

Protect me as the pupil of Your eye;
hide me in the shadow of Your wings

Psalm 91:4

He will cover you with His feathers;
you will take refuge under His wings.
His faithfulness will be a protective shield.

Psalm 31:19

How great is Your goodness
that You have stored up for those who fear You
and accomplished in the sight of everyone
for those who take refuge in You.

Psalm 57:1

For the choir director: “Do Not Destroy.” A Davidic Miktam. When he fled before Saul into the cave.Be gracious to me, God, be gracious to me,
for I take refuge in You.
I will seek refuge in the shadow of Your wings
until danger passes.

Psalm 139:17

God, how difficult Your thoughts are
for me to comprehend;
how vast their sum is!

1 John 3:1

1 Look at how great a love the Father has given us that we should be called God’s children. And we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it didn’t know Him.

Exodus 34:6

Then the Lord passed in front of him and proclaimed:Yahweh—Yahweh is a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger and rich in faithful love and truth,

Psalm 63:7

because You are my helper;
I will rejoice in the shadow of Your wings.

Psalm 86:5

For You, Lord, are kind and ready to forgive,
rich in faithful love to all who call on You.

Psalm 86:15

But You, Lord, are a compassionate and gracious God,
slow to anger and rich in faithful love and truth.

Psalm 145:7-8

They will give a testimony of Your great goodness
and will joyfully sing of Your righteousness.

Luke 13:34

“Jerusalem, Jerusalem! She who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her. How often I wanted to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were not willing!

John 3:16

“For God loved the world in this way: He gave His One and Only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life.

1 Peter 2:6-7

For it is contained in Scripture:Look! I lay a stone in Zion,
a chosen and honored cornerstone,
and the one who believes in Him
will never be put to shame!

2 Peter 1:4

By these He has given us very great and precious promises, so that through them you may share in the divine nature, escaping the corruption that is in the world because of evil desires.

1 John 4:9-10

God’s love was revealed among us in this way: God sent His One and Only Son into the world so that we might live through Him.

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