Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

The steps of a man are established by Jehovah, and he delighteth in his way:

New American Standard Bible

The steps of a man are established by the LORD, And He delights in his way.

King James Version

The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way.

Holman Bible

A man’s steps are established by the Lord,
and He takes pleasure in his way.

International Standard Version

A man's steps are established by the LORD, and the LORD delights in his way.

A Conservative Version

A man's goings are established by LORD, and he delights in his way.

American Standard Version

A man's goings are established of Jehovah; And he delighteth in his way.

Amplified

The steps of a [good] man are directed and established by the Lord when He delights in his way [and He busies Himself with his every step].

Bible in Basic English

The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord, and he takes delight in his way.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Mem The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD, and he delights in his way.

Julia Smith Translation

From Jehovah the steps of a man were prepared, and he will delight in his way.

King James 2000

The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delights in his way.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] steps of a man are established by Yahweh, and he takes pleasure in his way.

Modern King James verseion

The steps of a good man are ordered by Jehovah; and He delights in his way.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD ordereth a good man's going, and hath pleasure in his way.

NET Bible

The Lord grants success to the one whose behavior he finds commendable.

New Heart English Bible

The steps of a man are established by the LORD, and he delights in his way.

The Emphasized Bible

From Yahweh, are the steps of a man made firm, When, with his way, he is well pleased:

Webster

The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way.

World English Bible

A man's goings are established by Yahweh. He delights in his way.

Youngs Literal Translation

From Jehovah are the steps of a man, They have been prepared, And his way he desireth.

Verse Picture

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 37:23

Images Psalm 37:23

Prayers for Psalm 37:23

Context Readings

Instruction In Wisdom

22 for those blessed of him shall possess the land, and they that are cursed of him shall be cut off. 23 The steps of a man are established by Jehovah, and he delighteth in his way: 24 though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down, for Jehovah upholdeth his hand.


Cross References

1 Samuel 2:9

He keepeth the feet of his saints, but the wicked are silenced in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

Psalm 40:2

And he brought me up out of the pit of destruction, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock; he hath established my goings:

Psalm 119:133

Establish my steps in thy word; and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.

Psalm 121:3

He will not suffer thy foot to be moved; he that keepeth thee will not slumber.

Psalm 85:13

Righteousness shall go before him, and shall set his footsteps on the way.

Psalm 121:8

Jehovah will keep thy going out and thy coming in, from henceforth and for evermore.

Proverbs 4:26

Ponder the path of thy feet, and let all thy ways be well-ordered.

Proverbs 16:9

The heart of man deviseth his way, but Jehovah directeth his steps.

Jeremiah 10:23

I know, Jehovah, that the way of man is not his own; it is not in a man that walketh to direct his steps.

Job 23:11-12

My foot hath held to his steps; his way have I kept, and not turned aside.

Psalm 17:5

When thou holdest my goings in thy paths, my footsteps slip not.

Psalm 119:5

Oh that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes!

Psalm 147:10-11

He delighteth not in the strength of the horse, he taketh not pleasure in the legs of a man;

Proverbs 11:1

A false balance is an abomination to Jehovah; but a just weight is his delight.

Proverbs 11:20

The perverse in heart are abomination to Jehovah; but they that are perfect in their way are his delight.

Jeremiah 9:24

but let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am Jehovah, who exercise loving-kindness, judgment, and righteousness in the earth; for in these things I delight, saith Jehovah.

Hebrews 13:16

But of doing good and communicating of your substance be not forgetful, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

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