Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So he shepherded them according to the integrity of his heart,
And guided them with his skillful hands.

King James Version

So he fed them according to the integrity of his heart; and guided them by the skilfulness of his hands.

Holman Bible

He shepherded them with a pure heart
and guided them with his skillful hands.

International Standard Version

David shepherded them with a devoted heart, and led them with skillful hands. A Psalm of Asaph

A Conservative Version

So he was their shepherd according to the integrity of his heart, and guided them by the skillfulness of his hands.

American Standard Version

So he was their shepherd according to the integrity of his heart, And guided them by the skilfulness of his hands.

Amplified


So David shepherded them according to the integrity of his heart;
And guided them with his skillful hands.

Bible in Basic English

So he gave them food with an upright heart, guiding them by the wisdom of his hands.

Darby Translation

And he fed them according to the integrity of his heart, and led them by the skilfulness of his hands.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will feed them according to the integrity of his heart, and he will guide them in the understandings of his hands.

King James 2000

So he fed them according to the integrity of his heart; and guided them by the skillfulness of his hands.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he shepherded them according to the integrity of his heart, and led them by the skillfulness of his hands.

Modern King James verseion

And he fed them according to the pureness of his heart, and guided them by the skillfulness of his hands.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

So he fed them with a faithful and true heart, and ruled them with all the diligence of his power.

NET Bible

David cared for them with pure motives; he led them with skill.

New Heart English Bible

So he was their shepherd according to the integrity of his heart, and guided them by the skillfulness of his hands.

The Emphasized Bible

So he did shepherd them, according to the singleness of his heart, And, with the discernment of his hands, used he to guide them.

Webster

So he fed them according to the integrity of his heart; and guided them by the skillfulness of his hands.

World English Bible

So he was their shepherd according to the integrity of his heart, and guided them by the skillfulness of his hands. A Psalm by Asaph.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he ruleth them according to the integrity of his heart, And by the skilfulness of his hands leadeth them!

References

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Images Psalm 78:72

Prayers for Psalm 78:72

Context Readings

Lessons From Israel's Past

71 From the care of the ewes with suckling lambs He brought him
To shepherd Jacob His people,
And Israel His inheritance.
72 So he shepherded them according to the integrity of his heart,
And guided them with his skillful hands.


Cross References

1 Kings 9:4

As for you, if you will walk before Me as your father David walked, in integrity of heart and uprightness, doing according to all that I have commanded you and will keep My statutes and My ordinances,

2 Samuel 8:15

So David reigned over all Israel; and David administered justice and righteousness for all his people.

1 Kings 3:6-9

Then Solomon said, “You have shown great lovingkindness to Your servant David my father, according as he walked before You in truth and righteousness and uprightness of heart toward You; and You have reserved for him this great lovingkindness, that You have given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.

1 Kings 3:28

When all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had handed down, they feared the king, for they saw that the wisdom of God was in him to administer justice.

1 Kings 15:5

because David did what was right in the sight of the Lord, and had not turned aside from anything that He commanded him all the days of his life, except in the case of Uriah the Hittite.

Psalm 75:2

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

Psalm 101:1-8

A Psalm of David.
I will sing of lovingkindness and justice,
To You, O Lord, I will sing praises.

Isaiah 11:2-4

The Spirit of the Lord will rest on Him,
The spirit of wisdom and understanding,
The spirit of counsel and strength,
The spirit of knowledge and the fear of the Lord.

Zechariah 11:15-17

The Lord said to me, “Take again for yourself the equipment of a foolish shepherd.

Acts 13:22

After He had removed him, He raised up David to be their king, concerning whom He also testified and said, ‘I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after My heart, who will do all My will.’

Acts 13:36

For David, after he had served the purpose of God in his own generation, fell asleep, and was laid among his fathers and underwent decay;

2 Corinthians 3:5-6

Not that we are adequate in ourselves to consider anything as coming from ourselves, but our adequacy is from God,

2 Timothy 2:15

Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth.

James 1:5

But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.

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