Parallel Verses

Amplified

And the heavens declare His righteousness (rightness and justice), for God, He is judge. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

New American Standard Bible

And the heavens declare His righteousness, For God Himself is judge. Selah.

King James Version

And the heavens shall declare his righteousness: for God is judge himself. Selah.

Holman Bible

The heavens proclaim His righteousness,
for God is the Judge.Selah

International Standard Version

The heavens revealed his justice, for God is himself the judge. Interlude

A Conservative Version

And the heavens shall declare his righteousness, for God is judge himself. Selah.

American Standard Version

And the heavens shall declare his righteousness; For God is judge himself. Selah

Darby Translation

And the heavens shall declare his righteousness; for God executeth judgment himself. Selah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the heavens shall declare his righteousness, for God himself is the judge. Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

And the heavens shall announce his justice: for God himself the judge. Silence.

King James 2000

And the heavens shall declare his righteousness: for God is judge himself. Selah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [the] heavens declare his righteousness, because God himself is judge. Selah

Modern King James verseion

And the heavens shall declare His righteousness; for God Himself is judge. Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the heavens shall declare his righteousness, for God is judge himself. Selah.

NET Bible

The heavens declare his fairness, for God is judge. (Selah)

New Heart English Bible

The heavens shall declare his righteousness, for God himself is judge. Selah.

The Emphasized Bible

Now have the heavens declared his righteousness, Because, God, is, about to judge. Selah.

Webster

And the heavens shall declare his righteousness: for God is judge himself. Selah.

World English Bible

The heavens shall declare his righteousness, for God himself is judge. Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the heavens declare His righteousness, For God Himself is judge. Selah.

Verse Info

Context Readings

God As Judge

5 Gather together to Me My saints [those who have found grace in My sight], those who have made a covenant with Me by sacrifice. 6 And the heavens declare His righteousness (rightness and justice), for God, He is judge. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]! 7 Hear, O My people, and I will speak; O Israel, I will testify to you and against you: I am God, your God.


Cross References

Psalm 75:7

But God is the Judge! He puts down one and lifts up another.

Psalm 97:6

The heavens declare His righteousness, and all the peoples see His glory.

Psalm 89:5

Let heaven (the angels) praise Your wonders, O Lord, Your faithfulness also in the assembly of the holy ones (the holy angels).

Revelation 19:2

Because His judgments (His condemnation and punishment, His sentences of doom) are true and sound and just and upright. He has judged (convicted, pronounced sentence, and doomed) the great and notorious harlot (idolatress) who corrupted and demoralized and poisoned the earth with her lewdness and adultery (idolatry). And He has avenged (visited on her the penalty for) the blood of His servants at her hand.

Genesis 18:25

Far be it from You to do such a thing -- "to slay the righteous with the wicked, so that the righteous fare as do the wicked! Far be it from You! Shall not the Judge of all the earth execute judgment and do righteously?

Psalm 7:3-5

O Lord my God, if I have done this, if there is wrong in my hands,

Psalm 9:16

The Lord has made Himself known; He executes judgment; the wicked are snared in the work of their own hands. Higgaion [meditation]. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

John 5:22-23

Even the Father judges no one, for He has given all judgment (the last judgment and the whole business of judging) entirely into the hands of the Son,

Romans 2:5

But by your callous stubbornness and impenitence of heart you are storing up wrath and indignation for yourself on the day of wrath and indignation, when God's righteous judgment (just doom) will be revealed.

Romans 14:9-12

For Christ died and lived again for this very purpose, that He might be Lord both of the dead and of the living.

2 Corinthians 5:10

For we must all appear and be revealed as we are before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may receive [his pay] according to what he has done in the body, whether good or evil [considering what his purpose and motive have been, and what he has achieved, been busy with, and given himself and his attention to accomplishing].

Revelation 16:5-7

And I also heard the angel of the waters say, Righteous (just) are You in these Your decisions and judgments, You Who are and were, O Holy One!

Revelation 20:11-12

Then I saw a great white throne and the One Who was seated upon it, from Whose presence and from the sight of Whose face earth and sky fled away, and no place was found for them.

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