Parallel Verses

Amplified


Truth springs from the earth,
And righteousness looks down from heaven.

New American Standard Bible

Truth springs from the earth,
And righteousness looks down from heaven.

King James Version

Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down from heaven.

Holman Bible

Truth will spring up from the earth,
and righteousness will look down from heaven.

International Standard Version

Truth sprouts up from the ground, while righteousness looks down from the sky.

A Conservative Version

Truth springs out of the earth, and righteousness has looked down from heaven.

American Standard Version

Truth springeth out of the earth; And righteousness hath looked down from heaven.

Bible in Basic English

Faith comes up from the earth like a plant; righteousness is looking down from heaven.

Darby Translation

Truth shall spring out of the earth, and righteousness shall look down from the heavens.

Julia Smith Translation

Truth will spring up from the earth, and justice looked forth from the heavens.

King James 2000

Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down from heaven.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Faithfulness will sprout from [the] ground, and righteousness will look down from heaven.

Modern King James verseion

Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down from Heaven.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Truth shall flourish out of the earth, and righteousness hath looked down from heaven.

NET Bible

Faithfulness grows from the ground, and deliverance looks down from the sky.

New Heart English Bible

Truth springs out of the earth. Righteousness has looked down from heaven.

The Emphasized Bible

Faithfulness, out of the earth, doth spring forth, And, righteousness, out of the heavens, hath looked down.

Webster

Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down from heaven.

World English Bible

Truth springs out of the earth. Righteousness has looked down from heaven.

Youngs Literal Translation

Truth from the earth springeth up, And righteousness from heaven looketh out,

Verse Info

Context Readings

Restoration Of Favor

10
Steadfast love and truth and faithfulness meet together;
Righteousness and peace kiss each other.
11 
Truth springs from the earth,
And righteousness looks down from heaven.
12
Indeed, the Lord will give what is good,
And our land will yield its produce.


Cross References

Isaiah 45:8


“Rain down, O heavens, from above,
Let the clouds pour down righteousness [all the blessings of God];
Let the earth open up, let salvation bear fruit,
And righteousness spring up with it;
I, the Lord, have created it.

Isaiah 4:2

In that day the Branch of the Lord will be splendid and glorious, and the fruit of the land will be excellent and lovely to those of Israel who have survived.

Isaiah 42:21


The Lord was pleased for His righteousness’ sake
To make the law great and prove to be glorious.

Isaiah 53:2


For He [the Servant of God] grew up before Him like a tender shoot (plant),
And like a root out of dry ground;
He has no stately form or majestic splendor
That we would look at Him,
Nor [handsome] appearance that we would be attracted to Him.

Matthew 3:17

and behold, a voice from heaven said, “This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well-pleased and delighted!”

Matthew 17:5

While he was still speaking, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, “This is My beloved Son, with whom I am well-pleased and delighted! Listen to Him!”

Luke 2:14


“Glory to God in the highest [heaven],
And on earth peace among men with whom He is well-pleased.”

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, I am the [only] Way [to God] and the [real] Truth and the [real] Life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.

2 Corinthians 5:21

He made Christ who knew no sin to [judicially] be sin on our behalf, so that in Him we would become the righteousness of God [that is, we would be made acceptable to Him and placed in a right relationship with Him by His gracious lovingkindness].

Ephesians 1:6

to the praise of His glorious grace and favor, which He so freely bestowed on us in the Beloved [His Son, Jesus Christ].

1 John 5:20-21

And we [have seen and] know [by personal experience] that the Son of God has [actually] come [to this world], and has given us understanding and insight so that we may [progressively and personally] know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true—in His Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God and eternal life.

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