Parallel Verses

King James 2000

My defense is with God, who saves the upright in heart.

New American Standard Bible

My shield is with God,
Who saves the upright in heart.

King James Version

My defence is of God, which saveth the upright in heart.

Holman Bible

My shield is with God,
who saves the upright in heart.

International Standard Version

God is my shield, the one who delivers the upright in heart.

A Conservative Version

My shield is with God, who saves the upright in heart.

American Standard Version

My shield is with God, Who saveth the upright in heart.

Amplified


My shield and my defense depend on God,
Who saves the upright in heart.

Bible in Basic English

God, who is the saviour of the upright in heart, is my breastplate.

Darby Translation

My shield is with God, who saveth the upright in heart.

Julia Smith Translation

My shield upon God, saving the upright of heart

Lexham Expanded Bible

My shield [is] with God who saves the upright of heart.

Modern King James verseion

My defense is from God, who saves the upright in heart.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My help cometh of God, who preserveth them that are true of heart.

NET Bible

The Exalted God is my shield, the one who delivers the morally upright.

New Heart English Bible

My shield is with God, who saves the upright in heart.

The Emphasized Bible

My shield, is held by God, who is ready to save the upright in heart:

Webster

My defense is from God, who saveth the upright in heart.

World English Bible

My shield is with God, who saves the upright in heart.

Youngs Literal Translation

My shield is on God, Saviour of the upright in heart!

References

Verse Info

Context Readings

Prayer For Justice

9 Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God tests the minds and hearts. 10 My defense is with God, who saves the upright in heart. 11 God judges the righteous, and God is angry with the wicked every day.


Cross References

Psalm 125:4

Do good, O LORD, unto those that be good, and to them that are upright in their hearts.

Genesis 15:1

After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am your shield, and your exceeding great reward.

Job 8:6

If you were pure and upright; surely now he would awake for you, and make the habitation of your righteousness prosperous.

Psalm 3:3

But you, O LORD, are a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of my head.

Psalm 18:1-2

[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David the servant of the LORD, who spoke to the LORD the words of this song on the day that the LORD delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul. And he said,] I will love you, O LORD, my strength.

Psalm 84:11

For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

Psalm 89:18

For the LORD is our defense; and the Holy One of Israel is our king.

Psalm 112:2

His descendants shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the upright shall be blessed.

Proverbs 2:21

For the upright shall dwell in the land, and the blameless shall remain in it.

Proverbs 11:20

They that are of a perverse heart are abomination to the LORD: but such as are upright in their way are his delight.

Proverbs 28:18

Whosoever walks uprightly shall be saved: but he that is perverse in his ways shall fall at once.

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