Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The righteous will inherit the land And dwell in it forever.

King James Version

The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever.

Holman Bible

The righteous will inherit the land and dwell in it permanently.

International Standard Version

The righteous will inherit the land, and they will dwell in it forever.

A Conservative Version

The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell in it forever.

American Standard Version

The righteous shall inherit the land, And dwell therein for ever.

Amplified

[Then] the [consistently] righteous shall inherit the land and dwell upon it forever.

Bible in Basic English

The upright will have the earth for their heritage, and will go on living there for ever.

Darby Translation

The righteous shall possess the land, and dwell therein for ever.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Ain The righteous shall inherit the earth and live upon it for ever.

Julia Smith Translation

The just shall inherit the earth, and they shall dwell upon it forever.

King James 2000

The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein forever.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] righteous will possess [the] land and abide in it forever.

Modern King James verseion

The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell in it forever.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein forever.

NET Bible

The godly will possess the land and will dwell in it permanently.

New Heart English Bible

The righteous shall inherit the land, and live in it forever.

The Emphasized Bible

The righteous, shall inherit the earth, that they may settle down, to futurity, thereupon.

Webster

The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever.

World English Bible

The righteous shall inherit the land, and live in it forever.

Youngs Literal Translation

The righteous possess the land, And they dwell for ever on it.

Context Readings

Instruction In Wisdom

28 For the LORD loves justice And does not forsake His godly ones; They are preserved forever, But the descendants of the wicked will be cut off. 29 The righteous will inherit the land And dwell in it forever. 30 The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom, And his tongue speaks justice.


Cross References

Proverbs 2:21

For the upright will live in the land And the blameless will remain in it;

Psalm 37:9

For evildoers will be cut off, But those who wait for the LORD, they will inherit the land.

Psalm 37:18

The LORD knows the days of the blameless, And their inheritance will be forever.

Deuteronomy 30:20

by loving the LORD your God, by obeying His voice, and by holding fast to Him; for this is your life and the length of your days, that you may live in the land which the LORD swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, to give them."

Psalm 37:11

But the humble will inherit the land And will delight themselves in abundant prosperity.

Psalm 37:27

Depart from evil and do good, So you will abide forever.

2 Peter 3:13

But according to His promise we are looking for new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness dwells.

Revelation 21:3-4

And I heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, "Behold, the tabernacle of God is among men, and He will dwell among them, and they shall be His people, and God Himself will be among them,

Revelation 21:7

"He who overcomes will inherit these things, and I will be his God and he will be My son.

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