Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

Truth springs from the earth,
And righteousness looks 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.

Amplified


Truth springs from the earth,
And righteousness looks 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 Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other. 11 Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down from heaven. 12 Yea, the LORD shall give that which is good; and our land shall yield her increase.


Cross References

Isaiah 45:8

Drop down, ye heavens, from above, and let the skies pour down righteousness: let the earth open, and let them bring forth salvation, and let righteousness spring up together; I the LORD have created it.

Isaiah 4:2

In that day shall the branch of the LORD be beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the earth shall be excellent and comely for them that are escaped of Israel.

Isaiah 42:21

The LORD is well pleased for his righteousness' sake; he will magnify the law, and make it honourable.

Isaiah 53:2

For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground: he hath no form nor comeliness; and when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.

Matthew 3:17

And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.

Matthew 17:5

While he yet spake, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him.

Luke 2:14

Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.

John 14:6

Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

2 Corinthians 5:21

For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.

Ephesians 1:6

To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved.

1 John 5:20-21

And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.

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