Parallel Verses

Amplified

Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne; mercy and loving-kindness and truth go before Your face.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

Justice and judgment are the habitation of thy throne: mercy and truth shall go before thy face.

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

Righteousness and justice make up the foundation of your throne; gracious love and truth meet before you.

A Conservative Version

Righteousness and justice are the foundation of thy throne. Loving kindness and truth go before thy face.

American Standard Version

Righteousness and justice are the foundation of thy throne: Lovingkindness and truth go before thy face.

Bible in Basic English

The seat of your kingdom is resting on righteousness and right judging: mercy and good faith come before your face.

Darby Translation

Righteousness and judgment are the foundation of thy throne; loving-kindness and truth go before thy face.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thy throne is composed of righteousness and judgment; mercy and truth go before thy face.

Julia Smith Translation

Justice and judgment the preparing of thy throne: mercy and truth shall anticipate thy face.

King James 2000

Righteousness and justice are the habitation of your throne: mercy and truth shall go before your face.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Righteousness and justice [are] the foundation of your throne. Loyal love and faithfulness come before your face.

Modern King James verseion

Justice and judgment are the foundation of Your throne; mercy and truth shall go before Your face.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Righteousness and equity are the habitation of thy seat; mercy and truth shall go before thy face.

NET Bible

Equity and justice are the foundation of your throne. Loyal love and faithfulness characterize your rule.

New Heart English Bible

Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne. Loving kindness and truth go before your face.

The Emphasized Bible

Righteousness and justice, are the establishing of thy throne, Lovingkindness and faithfulness, go before thy face.

Webster

Justice and judgment are the habitation of thy throne: mercy and truth shall go before thy face.

World English Bible

Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne. Loving kindness and truth go before your face.

Youngs Literal Translation

Righteousness and judgment Are the fixed place of Thy throne, Kindness and truth go before Thy face.

Context Readings

Perplexity About God's Promises

13 You have a mighty arm; strong is Your hand, Your right hand is soaring high. 14 Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne; mercy and loving-kindness and truth go before Your face. 15 Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) are the people who know the joyful sound [who understand and appreciate the spiritual blessings symbolized by the feasts]; they walk, O Lord, in the light and favor of Your countenance!


Cross References

Psalm 97:2

Clouds and darkness are round about Him [as at Sinai]; righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne.

Psalm 85:13

Righteousness shall go before Him and shall make His footsteps a way in which to walk.

Psalm 45:6-7

Your throne, O God, is forever and ever; the scepter of righteousness is the scepter of Your kingdom.

Deuteronomy 32:4

He is the Rock, His work is perfect, for all His ways are law and justice. A God of faithfulness without breach or deviation, just and right is He.

Psalm 89:2

For I have said, Mercy and loving-kindness shall be built up forever; Your faithfulness will You establish in the very heavens [unchangeable and perpetual].

Psalm 99:4

The strength of the king who loves righteousness and equity You establish in uprightness; You execute justice and righteousness in Jacob (Israel).

Psalm 145:17

The Lord is [rigidly] righteous in all His ways and gracious and merciful in all His works.

Proverbs 16:12

It is an abomination [to God and men] for kings to commit wickedness, for a throne is established and made secure by righteousness (moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation).

John 1:17

For while the Law was given through Moses, grace ( unearned, undeserved favor and spiritual blessing) and truth came through Jesus Christ.

Revelation 15:3

And they sang the song of Moses the servant of God and the song of the Lamb, saying, Mighty and marvelous are Your works, O Lord God the Omnipotent! Righteous (just) and true are Your ways, O Sovereign of the ages (King of the nations)!

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