Parallel Verses

Amplified

Truly God is good to Israel,
To those who are pure in heart.

New American Standard Bible

A Psalm of Asaph.
Surely God is good to Israel,
To those who are pure in heart!

King James Version

{A Psalm of Asaph.} Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart.

Holman Bible

BOOK III
(Psalms 73–89)
A psalm of Asaph. God is indeed good to Israel,
to the pure in heart.

International Standard Version

God is indeed good to Israel, to those pure in heart.

A Conservative Version

Surely God is good to Israel, to such as are pure in heart.

American Standard Version

Surely God is good to Israel, Even to such as are pure in heart.

Bible in Basic English

Truly, God is good to Israel, even to such as are clean in heart.

Darby Translation

{A Psalm of Asaph.} Truly God is good to Israel, to such as are of a pure heart.

Julia Smith Translation

Chanting to Asaph. Surely God is good to Israel, to the clean of heart

King James 2000

[A Psalm of Asaph.] Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Surely God is good to Israel, to those pure of heart.

Modern King James verseion

A Psalm of Asaph. Truly God is good to Israel, to the pure of heart.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{A Psalm of Asaph} Truly God is loving unto Israel, even unto such as are of a clean heart.

NET Bible

A psalm by Asaph. Certainly God is good to Israel, and to those whose motives are pure!

New Heart English Bible

Surely God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart.

The Emphasized Bible

BOOK THE THIRD Nothing but good, is God, Unto Israel, Unto the pure in heart.

Webster

A Psalm of Asaph. Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart.

World English Bible

Surely God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart.

Youngs Literal Translation

A Psalm of Asaph. Only -- good to Israel is God, to the clean of heart. And I -- as a little thing, My feet have been turned aside,

References

Easton

Context Readings

A Prayer For The King

1 Truly God is good to Israel,
To those who are pure in heart.
2
But as for me, my feet came close to stumbling,
My steps had almost slipped.



Cross References

Matthew 5:8

“Blessed [anticipating God’s presence, spiritually mature] are the pure in heart [those with integrity, moral courage, and godly character], for they will see God.

Psalm 50:1

The mighty One, God, the Lord, has spoken,
And summoned the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting [from east to west].

Psalm 51:10


Create in me a clean heart, O God,
And renew a right and steadfast spirit within me.

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward Him, and said of him, “Here is an Israelite indeed [a true descendant of Jacob], in whom there is no guile nor deceit nor duplicity!”

1 Chronicles 6:39

Heman’s [tribal] brother Asaph stood at his right hand: Asaph the son of Berechiah, the son of Shimea,

1 Chronicles 15:17

So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel, and from his relatives, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and from the sons of Merari their relatives, Ethan the son of Kushaiah,

1 Chronicles 16:7

Then on that day David first entrusted to Asaph and his relatives to give thanks to the Lord [as their chief task].

1 Chronicles 16:37

So David left Asaph and his relatives there before the ark of the covenant of the Lord to minister before the ark continually, as each day’s work required;

1 Chronicles 25:1-6

Moreover, David and the commanders of the army selected for the [temple] service some of the sons of Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun, who were to prophesy with lyres, harps, and cymbals. The list of the musicians who performed their service was as follows:

2 Chronicles 29:30

Also King Hezekiah and the officials ordered the Levites to exclaim praises to the Lord with the words of David and of Asaph the seer. And they exclaimed praises with joy, and bowed down and worshiped.

Psalm 2:6


“Yet as for Me, I have anointed and firmly installed My King
Upon Zion, My holy mountain.”

Psalm 24:4


He who has clean hands and a pure heart,
Who has not lifted up his soul to what is false,
Nor has sworn [oaths] deceitfully.

Psalm 42:11


Why are you in despair, O my soul?
Why have you become restless and disquieted within me?
Hope in God and wait expectantly for Him, for I shall yet praise Him,
The help of my countenance and my God.

Psalm 73:18-1


Surely You set the wicked-minded and immoral on slippery places;
You cast them down to destruction.

Psalm 83:1

Do not keep silent, O God;
Do not hold Your peace or be still, O God.

Psalm 84:11


For the Lord God is a sun and shield;
The Lord bestows grace and favor and honor;
No good thing will He withhold from those who walk uprightly.

Isaiah 63:7-9


I will tell of the lovingkindnesses of the Lord, and the praiseworthy deeds of the Lord,
According to all that the Lord has done for us,
And His great goodness toward the house of Israel,
Which He has shown them according to His compassion
And according to the abundance of His lovingkindnesses.

Jeremiah 4:14


O Jerusalem, wash your heart from wickedness,
That you may be saved.
How long will your wicked and immoral thoughts
Lodge within you?

Luke 12:32

Do not be afraid and anxious, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.

Romans 2:28-29

For he is not a [real] Jew who is only one outwardly, nor is [true] circumcision something external and physical.

Romans 4:16

Therefore, [inheriting] the promise depends entirely on faith [that is, confident trust in the unseen God], in order that it may be given as an act of grace [His unmerited favor and mercy], so that the promise will be [legally] guaranteed to all the descendants [of Abraham]—not only for those [Jewish believers] who keep the Law, but also for those [Gentile believers] who share the faith of Abraham, who is the [spiritual] father of us all—

Romans 9:6-7

However, it is not as though God’s word has failed [coming to nothing]. For not all who are descended from Israel (Jacob) are [the true] Israel;

Titus 3:5

He saved us, not because of any works of righteousness that we have done, but because of His own compassion and mercy, by the cleansing of the new birth (spiritual transformation, regeneration) and renewing by the Holy Spirit,

James 4:8

Come close to God [with a contrite heart] and He will come close to you. Wash your hands, you sinners; and purify your [unfaithful] hearts, you double-minded [people].

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