Parallel Verses

Amplified

When the proper time has come [for executing My judgments], I will judge uprightly [says the Lord].

New American Standard Bible

"When I select an appointed time, It is I who judge with equity.

King James Version

When I shall receive the congregation I will judge uprightly.

Holman Bible

“When I choose a time,
I will judge fairly.

International Standard Version

"At the time that I choose I will judge the righteous.

A Conservative Version

When I shall find the set time, I will judge uprightly;

American Standard Version

When I shall find the set time, I will judge uprightly.

Bible in Basic English

When the right time has come, I will be the judge in righteousness.

Darby Translation

When I shall receive the assembly, I will judge with equity.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

When I shall receive the congregation, I will judge uprightly.

Julia Smith Translation

For I will take the appointment, I will judge uprightnesses

King James 2000

When I shall receive the congregation I will judge uprightly.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"I will indeed set an appointed time; I will judge fairly.

Modern King James verseion

When I take the appointed time, I will judge uprightly.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When I may get a convenient time, I shall judge according unto right.

NET Bible

God says, "At the appointed times, I judge fairly.

New Heart English Bible

When I choose the appointed time, I will judge blamelessly.

The Emphasized Bible

Surely I will take a set time, - I, with equity, will judge:

Webster

When I shall receive the congregation I will judge uprightly.

World English Bible

When I choose the appointed time, I will judge blamelessly.

Youngs Literal Translation

When I receive an appointment, I -- I do judge uprightly.

Verse Info

Context Readings

God Judges The Wicked

1 We give praise and thanks to You, O God, we praise and give thanks; Your wondrous works declare that Your Name is near and they who invoke Your Name rehearse Your wonders. 2 When the proper time has come [for executing My judgments], I will judge uprightly [says the Lord]. 3 When the earth totters, and all the inhabitants of it, it is I Who will poise and keep steady its pillars. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!


Cross References

2 Samuel 2:4

And the men of Judah came and there they anointed David king over the house of Judah. They told David, The men of Jabesh-gilead buried Saul.

2 Samuel 5:3

So all the elders of Israel came to the king at Hebron, and King David made a covenant with them [there] before the Lord, and they anointed [him] king over Israel.

2 Samuel 8:15

So David reigned over all Israel, and executed justice and righteousness for all his people.

2 Samuel 23:3-4

The God of Israel spoke, the Rock of Israel said to me, When one rules over men righteously, ruling in the fear of God,

Psalm 78:70-72

He chose David His servant and took him from the sheepfolds;

Psalm 101:2

I will behave myself wisely and give heed to the blameless way -- "O when will You come to me? I will walk within my house in integrity and with a blameless heart.

Psalm 102:13

You will arise and have mercy and loving-kindness for Zion, for it is time to have pity and compassion for her; yes, the set time has come [the moment designated].

Ecclesiastes 3:17

I said in my heart, God will judge the righteous and the wicked, for there is a time [appointed] for every matter and purpose and for every work.

John 7:6

Whereupon Jesus said to them, My time (opportunity) has not come yet; but any time is suitable for you and your opportunity is ready any time [is always here].

Acts 1:7

He said to them, It is not for you to become acquainted with and know what time brings [the things and events of time and their definite periods] or fixed years and seasons (their critical niche in time), which the Father has appointed (fixed and reserved) by His own choice and authority and personal power.

Acts 17:31

Because He has fixed a day when He will judge the world righteously (justly) by a Man Whom He has destined and appointed for that task, and He has made this credible and given conviction and assurance and evidence to everyone by raising Him from the dead.

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