Parallel Verses

King James 2000

You have given a banner to them that fear you, that it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah.

New American Standard Bible

You have given a banner to those who fear You, That it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah.

King James Version

Thou hast given a banner to them that fear thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah.

Holman Bible

You have given a signal flag to those who fear You,
so that they can flee before the archers.Selah

International Standard Version

But you have given a banner to those who fear you, so they may display it in honor of truth. Interlude

A Conservative Version

Thou have given a banner to those who fear thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah.

American Standard Version

Thou hast given a banner to them that fear thee, That it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah

Amplified

[But now] You have set up a banner for those who fear and worshipfully revere You [to which they may flee from the bow], a standard displayed because of the truth. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Bible in Basic English

So that your loved ones may be made safe, let your right hand be my salvation, and give me an answer.

Darby Translation

Thou hast given a banner to them that fear thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth, (Selah,)

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou hast given a banner to those that fear thee that they raise up for the truth. Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou gavest a signal to those fearing thee, to flee from the face of the bow. Silence.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You have rallied those who fear you round a banner {out of bowshot}, Selah

Modern King James verseion

You have given a banner to those who fear You, to lift it up because of the truth. Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yet hast thou given a token, for such as fear thee, that they may triumph because of the truth. Selah.

NET Bible

You have given your loyal followers a rallying flag, so that they might seek safety from the bow. (Selah)

New Heart English Bible

You have given a banner to those who fear you, that it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou hadst given - to them that revere thee - a banner, to float aloft, Because of thy faithfulness. Selah.

Webster

Thou hast given a banner to them that fear thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah.

World English Bible

You have given a banner to those who fear you, that it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou hast given to those fearing thee an ensign. To be lifted up as an ensign Because of truth. Selah.

References

Context Readings

Prayer In Difficult Times

3 You have shown your people hard things: you have made us to drink the wine of astonishment. 4 You have given a banner to them that fear you, that it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah. 5 That your beloved may be delivered; save with your right hand, and hear me.


Cross References

Psalm 20:5

We will rejoice in your salvation, and in the name of our God we will set up our banners: the LORD fulfill all your petitions.

Isaiah 11:12

And he shall set up an ensign for the nations, and shall assemble the outcasts of Israel, and gather together the dispersed of Judah from the four corners of the earth.

Exodus 17:15

And Moses built an altar, and called the name of it, The LORD is my banner:

Psalm 12:1-2

[To the Chief Musician upon sheminith. A Psalm of David.] Help, LORD; for the godly man ceases; for the faithful fail from among the children of men.

Psalm 45:4

And in your majesty ride prosperously because of truth and meekness and righteousness; and your right hand shall teach you awesome things.

Song of Songs 2:4

He brought me to the banqueting house, and his banner over me was love.

Isaiah 5:26

And he will lift up a banner to the nations from afar, and will whistle unto them from the end of the earth: and, behold, they shall come with speed, swiftly:

Isaiah 13:2

Lift up a banner upon the high mountain, raise the voice unto them, wave the hand, that they may go into the gates of the nobles.

Isaiah 49:22

Thus says the Lord GOD, Behold, I will lift up my hand to the Gentiles, and set up my standard to the people: and they shall bring your sons in their arms, and your daughters shall be carried upon their shoulders.

Isaiah 59:14-15

And justice is turned back, and righteousness stands afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity cannot enter.

Isaiah 59:19

So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the LORD shall lift up a standard against him.

Jeremiah 5:1-3

Run to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now, and know, and seek in its broad places, if you can find a man, if there is any that executes justice, that seeks the truth; and I will pardon it.

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