Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

In his days may the upright do well, living in peace as long as there is a moon in heaven.

New American Standard Bible

In his days may the righteous flourish,
And abundance of peace till the moon is no more.

King James Version

In his days shall the righteous flourish; and abundance of peace so long as the moon endureth.

Holman Bible

May the righteous flourish in his days
and prosperity abound
until the moon is no more.

International Standard Version

The righteous will flourish at the proper time and peace will prevail until the moon is no more.

A Conservative Version

In his days righteousness shall flourish, and abundance of peace, till the moon is no more.

American Standard Version

In his days shall the righteous flourish, And abundance of peace, till the moon be no more.

Amplified


In his days may the righteous flourish,
And peace abound until the moon is no more.

Darby Translation

In his days shall the righteous flourish, and abundance of peace till the moon be no more.

Julia Smith Translation

The just one shall break forth in his days, and a multitude of peace even till no moon.

King James 2000

In his days shall the righteous flourish; and abundance of peace so long as the moon endures.

Lexham Expanded Bible

May [what is] right blossom in his days and an abundance of peace, until [the] moon is no more.

Modern King James verseion

In His days the righteous shall flourish; and abundance of peace, until the moon is not.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In his time shall the righteous flourish, yea, and abundance of peace, so long as the moon endureth.

NET Bible

During his days the godly will flourish; peace will prevail as long as the moon remains in the sky.

New Heart English Bible

In his days, the righteous shall flourish, and abundance of peace, until the moon is no more.

The Emphasized Bible

May righteousness, in his days, blossom forth, And abundance of peace, till there be no moon.

Webster

In his days shall the righteous flourish; and abundance of peace so long as the moon endureth.

World English Bible

In his days, the righteous shall flourish, and abundance of peace, until the moon is no more.

Youngs Literal Translation

Flourish in his days doth the righteous, And abundance of peace till the moon is not.

References

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

A Prayer For The King

6 May he come down like rain on the cut grass; like showers watering the earth. 7 In his days may the upright do well, living in peace as long as there is a moon in heaven. 8 Let his kingdom be from sea to sea, from the River to the ends of the earth.


Cross References

Isaiah 2:4

And he will be the judge between the nations, and the peoples will be ruled by his decisions: and their swords will be turned into plough-blades, and their spears into vine-knives: no longer will the nations be turning their swords against one another, and the knowledge of war will be gone for ever.

1 Kings 4:25

So Judah and Israel were living safely, every man under his vine and his fig-tree, from Dan as far as Beer-sheba, all the days of Solomon.

1 Chronicles 22:8-9

But the word of the Lord came to me saying, You have taken lives without number and made great wars; I will not let you be the builder of a house for my name, because of the lives you have taken on the earth before my eyes.

Isaiah 9:6-7

For to us a child has come, to us a son is given; and the government has been placed in his hands; and he has been named Wise Guide, Strong God, Father for ever, Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 11:6-9

And the wolf will be living with the lamb, and the leopard will take his rest with the young goat; and the lion will take grass for food like the ox; and the young lion will go with the young ones of the herd; and a little child will be their guide.

Isaiah 32:3-8

And the eyes of those who see will not be shut, and those who have hearing will give ear to the word.

Isaiah 32:15-20

Till the spirit comes on us from on high, and the waste land becomes a fertile field, and the fertile field is changed into a wood.

Isaiah 35:1-10

The waste land and the dry places will be glad; the lowland will have joy and be full of flowers.

Isaiah 54:11-17

O troubled one, storm-crushed, uncomforted! see, your stones will be framed in fair colours, and your bases will be sapphires.

Isaiah 55:10-13

For as the rain comes down, and the snow from heaven, and does not go back again, but gives water to the earth, and makes it fertile, giving seed to the planter, and bread for food;

Isaiah 60:1

Up! let your face be bright, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord is shining on you.

Isaiah 60:22

The smallest of their families will become a thousand, and a small one a strong nation: I, the Lord, will make it come quickly in its time.

Isaiah 61:3-6

To give them a fair head-dress in place of dust, the oil of joy in place of the clothing of grief, praise in place of sorrow; so that they may be named trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, and so that he may have glory.

Isaiah 61:10-11

I will be full of joy in the Lord, my soul will be glad in my God; for he has put on me the clothing of salvation, covering me with the robe of righteousness, as the husband puts on a fair head-dress, and the bride makes herself beautiful with jewels.

Daniel 2:44

And in the days of those kings, the God of heaven will put up a kingdom which will never come to destruction, and its power will never be given into the hands of another people, and all these kingdoms will be broken and overcome by it, but it will keep its place for ever.

Malachi 4:2

But to you who give worship to my name, the sun of righteousness will come up with new life in its wings; and you will go out, playing like young oxen full of food.

Luke 1:33

He will have rule over the house of Jacob for ever, and of his kingdom there will be no end.

Luke 2:14

Glory to God in the highest, and on the earth peace among men with whom he is well pleased.

Acts 4:32

And all those who were of the faith were one in heart and soul: and not one of them said that any of the things which he had was his property only; but they had all things in common.

Ephesians 2:14-17

For he is our peace, who has made the two into one, and by whom the middle wall of division has been broken down,

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