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Amplified


Righteousness will go before Him
And will make His footsteps into a way [in which to walk].

New American Standard Bible

Righteousness will go before Him
And will make His footsteps into a way.

King James Version

Righteousness shall go before him; and shall set us in the way of his steps.

Holman Bible

Righteousness will go before Him
to prepare the way for His steps.

International Standard Version

Righteousness will go before him to prepare a path for his steps. A Davidic prayer

A Conservative Version

Righteousness shall go before him, and shall make his footsteps a path.

American Standard Version

Righteousness shall go before him, And shall make his footsteps a way to walk in .

Bible in Basic English

Righteousness will go before him, making a way for his footsteps.

Darby Translation

Righteousness shall go before him, and shall set his footsteps on the way.

Julia Smith Translation

Justice shall go before him, and shall set to the way of his steps.

King James 2000

Righteousness shall go before him; and shall set us in the way of his steps.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Righteousness will go before him, and it will make his steps a pathway.

Modern King James verseion

Righteousness shall go before Him and shall set us in the way of His steps.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Righteousness shall go before him, and prepare the way for his coming.

NET Bible

Deliverance goes before him, and prepares a pathway for him.

New Heart English Bible

Righteousness goes before him, And prepares the way for his steps.

The Emphasized Bible

Righteousness, before him, shall march long, - That he may make, into a way, the steps of its feet.

Webster

Righteousness shall go before him; and shall set us in the way of his steps.

World English Bible

Righteousness goes before him, And prepares the way for his steps. A Prayer by David.

Youngs Literal Translation

Righteousness before Him goeth, And maketh His footsteps for a way!

Verse Info

Context Readings

Restoration Of Favor

12
Indeed, the Lord will give what is good,
And our land will yield its produce.
13 
Righteousness will go before Him
And will make His footsteps into a way [in which to walk].


Cross References

Psalm 89:14


Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne;
Lovingkindness and truth go before You.

Isaiah 58:8


“Then your light will break out like the dawn,
And your healing (restoration, new life) will quickly spring forth;
Your righteousness will go before you [leading you to peace and prosperity],
The glory of the Lord will be your rear guard.

Psalm 72:2-3


May he judge Your people with righteousness,
And Your afflicted with justice.

Psalm 119:35


Make me walk in the path of Your commandments,
For I delight in it.

Matthew 20:27-28

and whoever wishes to be first among you shall be your [willing and humble] slave;

John 13:14-16

So if I, the Lord and the Teacher, washed your feet, you ought to wash one another’s feet as well.

John 13:34

I am giving you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, so you too are to love one another.

2 Corinthians 3:18

And we all, with unveiled face, continually seeing as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are progressively being transformed into His image from [one degree of] glory to [even more] glory, which comes from the Lord, [who is] the Spirit. Cross references: 2 Corinthians 3:3 : Ex 24:12; 31:18; 32:15, 16; Jer 31:33 2 Corinthians 3:6 : Jer 31:31 2 Corinthians 3:7 : Ex 34:29-35 2 Corinthians 3:17 : Is 61:1, 2 end of crossrefs

Galatians 2:20

I have been crucified with Christ [that is, in Him I have shared His crucifixion]; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body I live by faith [by adhering to, relying on, and completely trusting] in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.

Ephesians 5:1-2

Therefore become imitators of God [copy Him and follow His example], as well-beloved children [imitate their father];

Philippians 2:5-8

Have this same attitude in yourselves which was in Christ Jesus [look to Him as your example in selfless humility],

Hebrews 12:1-2

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses [who by faith have testified to the truth of God’s absolute faithfulness], stripping off every unnecessary weight and the sin which so easily and cleverly entangles us, let us run with endurance and active persistence the race that is set before us,

1 Peter 2:18-24

Servants, be submissive to your masters with all [proper] respect, not only to those who are good and kind, but also to those who are unreasonable.

1 Peter 4:1

Therefore, since Christ suffered in the flesh [and died for us], arm yourselves [like warriors] with the same purpose [being willing to suffer for doing what is right and pleasing God], because whoever has suffered in the flesh [being like-minded with Christ] is done with [intentional] sin [having stopped pleasing the world],

1 John 2:6

whoever says he lives in Christ [that is, whoever says he has accepted Him as God and Savior] ought [as a moral obligation] to walk and conduct himself just as He walked and conducted Himself.

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