Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Verse Info

Context Readings

Instruction In Wisdom

28 For Yahweh loves justice, and doesn't forsake his saints. They are preserved forever, but the children of the wicked shall be cut off. 29 The righteous shall inherit the land, and live in it forever. 30 The mouth of the righteous talks of wisdom. His tongue speaks justice.


Cross References

Proverbs 2:21

For the upright will dwell in the land. The perfect will remain in it.

Psalm 37:9

For evildoers shall be cut off, but those who wait for Yahweh shall inherit the land.

Psalm 37:18

Yahweh knows the days of the perfect. Their inheritance shall be forever.

Deuteronomy 30:20

to love Yahweh your God, to obey his voice, and to cling to him; for he is your life, and the length of your days; that you may dwell in the land which Yahweh swore to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them.

Psalm 37:11

But the humble shall inherit the land, and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

Psalm 37:27

Depart from evil, and do good. Live securely forever.

2 Peter 3:13

But, according to his promise, we look for new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness dwells.

Revelation 21:3-4

I heard a loud voice out of heaven saying, "Behold, God's dwelling is with people, and he will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God.

Revelation 21:7

He who overcomes, I will give him these things. I will be his God, and he will be my son.

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