Parallel Verses

Amplified

Truly God is [only] good to Israel, even to those who are upright and pure in heart.

New American Standard Bible

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

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are pure in 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 [only] good to Israel, even to those who are upright and pure in heart. 2 But as for me, my feet were almost gone, my steps had well-nigh slipped.



Cross References

Matthew 5:8

Blessed (happy, enviably fortunate, and spiritually prosperous -- "possessing the happiness produced by the experience of God's favor and especially conditioned by the revelation of His grace, regardless of their outward conditions) are the pure in heart, for they shall see God!

Psalm 50:1

The Mighty One, God, the Lord, speaks and calls the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting.

Psalm 51:10

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

John 1:47

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

1 Chronicles 6:39

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

1 Chronicles 15:17

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

1 Chronicles 16:7

Then on that day David first entrusted to Asaph and his brethren the singing of thanks to the Lord [as their chief task]:

1 Chronicles 16:37

So David left Asaph and his brethren 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

Also David and the chiefs of the host [of the Lord] separated to the [temple] service some of the sons of Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun, who should prophesy [being inspired] with lyres, harps, and cymbals. The list of the musicians according to their service was:

2 Chronicles 29:30

Also King Hezekiah and the princes ordered the Levites to sing praises to the Lord with the words of David and of Asaph the seer. And they sang praises with gladness and bowed themselves and worshiped.

Psalm 2:6

Yet have I anointed (installed and placed) My King [firmly] on My holy hill of Zion.

Psalm 24:4

He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who has not lifted himself up to falsehood or to what is false, nor sworn deceitfully.

Psalm 42:11

Why are you cast down, O my inner self? And why should you moan over me and be disquieted within me? Hope in God and wait expectantly for Him, for I shall yet praise Him, Who is the help of my countenance, and my God.

Psalm 73:18-1

[After all] You do set the [wicked] in slippery places; You cast them down to ruin and destruction.

Psalm 83:1

Keep not silence, O God; hold not Your peace or be still, O God.

Psalm 84:11

For the Lord God is a Sun and Shield; the Lord bestows [present] grace and favor and [future] glory (honor, splendor, and heavenly bliss)! No good thing will He withhold from those who walk uprightly.

Isaiah 63:7-9

I will recount the loving-kindnesses of the Lord and the praiseworthy deeds of the Lord, according to all that the Lord has bestowed on us, and the great goodness to the house of Israel, which He has granted them according to His mercy and according to the multitude of His loving-kindnesses.

Jeremiah 4:14

O Jerusalem, wash your heart from wickedness, that you may be saved! How long shall your iniquitous and grossly offensive thoughts lodge within you?

Luke 12:32

Do not be seized with alarm and struck with fear, 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 and publicly, nor is [true] circumcision something external and physical.

Romans 4:16

Therefore, [inheriting] the promise is the outcome of faith and depends [entirely] on faith, in order that it might be given as an act of grace (unmerited favor), to make it stable and valid and guaranteed to all his descendants -- "not only to the devotees and adherents of the Law, but also to those who share the faith of Abraham, who is [thus] the father of us all.

Romans 9:6-7

However, it is not as though God's Word had failed [coming to nothing]. For it is not everybody who is a descendant of Jacob (Israel) who belongs to [the true] Israel.

Titus 3:5

He saved us, not because of any works of righteousness that we had done, but because of His own pity and mercy, by [the] cleansing [bath] of the new birth (regeneration) and renewing of the Holy Spirit,

James 4:8

Come close to God and He will come close to you. [Recognize that you are] sinners, get your soiled hands clean; [realize that you have been disloyal] wavering individuals with divided interests, and purify your hearts [of your spiritual adultery].

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