Parallel Verses

King James Version

Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: the sceptre of thy kingdom is a right sceptre.

New American Standard Bible

Your throne, O God, is forever and ever;
A scepter of uprightness is the scepter of Your kingdom.

Holman Bible

Your throne, God, is forever and ever;
the scepter of Your kingdom is a scepter of justice.

International Standard Version

Your throne, God, exists forever and ever, and the scepter of your kingdom is a righteous scepter.

A Conservative Version

Thy throne, O God, is forever and ever. A scepter of straightness is the scepter of thy kingdom.

American Standard Version

Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: A sceptre of equity is the sceptre of thy kingdom.

Amplified


Your throne, O God, is forever and ever;
The scepter of uprightness is the scepter of Your kingdom.

Bible in Basic English

Your seat of power, O God, is for ever and ever; the rod of your kingdom is a rod of honour.

Darby Translation

Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever; a sceptre of uprightness is the sceptre of thy kingdom:

Julia Smith Translation

Thy throne, O God, forever and ever: a rod of straightness the rod of thy kingdom.

King James 2000

Your throne, O God, is forever and ever: the scepter of your kingdom is a righteous scepter.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Your throne, O God, [is] forever and ever. A scepter of uprightness [is] the scepter of your kingdom.

Modern King James verseion

Your throne, O God, is forever and ever; the staff of Your kingdom is a staff of righteousness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thy seat, O God, endureth forever: the scepter of thy kingdom is a right scepter.

NET Bible

Your throne, O God, is permanent. The scepter of your kingdom is a scepter of justice.

New Heart English Bible

Your throne, God, is forever and ever. A scepter of equity is the scepter of your kingdom.

The Emphasized Bible

Thy throne, O God, is to times age-abiding and beyond, A sceptre of equity, is the sceptre of thy kingdom.

Webster

Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: the scepter of thy kingdom is a scepter of justice.

World English Bible

Your throne, God, is forever and ever. A scepter of equity is the scepter of your kingdom.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thy throne, O God, is age-during, and for ever, A sceptre of uprightness Is the sceptre of Thy kingdom.

References

Context Readings

A Royal Wedding Song

5 Thine arrows are sharp in the heart of the king's enemies; whereby the people fall under thee. 6 Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: the sceptre of thy kingdom is a right sceptre. 7 Thou lovest righteousness, and hatest wickedness: therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.


Cross References

Psalm 93:2

Thy throne is established of old: thou art from everlasting.

Psalm 145:13

Thy kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and thy dominion endureth throughout all generations.

Isaiah 9:6-7

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counseller, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

Jeremiah 23:5-6

Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper, and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth.

Daniel 2:44

And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever.

Luke 1:32-33

He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David:

Hebrews 1:8-9

But unto the Son he saith, Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: a sceptre of righteousness is the sceptre of thy kingdom.

Revelation 19:11

And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.

Psalm 72:1-20

{A Psalm for Solomon.} Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king's son.

Psalm 89:29

His seed also will I make to endure for ever, and his throne as the days of heaven.

Psalm 89:36-37

His seed shall endure for ever, and his throne as the sun before me.

Psalm 98:9

Before the LORD; for he cometh to judge the earth: with righteousness shall he judge the world, and the people with equity.

Jeremiah 33:15-16

In those days, and at that time, will I cause the Branch of righteousness to grow up unto David; and he shall execute judgment and righteousness in the land.

John 1:1

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

1 Timothy 3:16

And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.

2 Samuel 23:4

And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after rain.

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