Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

Amplified

Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne; mercy and loving-kindness and truth go 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 Yours is an arm of power; strong is your hand and high your right hand. 14 The seat of your kingdom is resting on righteousness and right judging: mercy and good faith come before your face. 15 Happy are the people who have knowledge of the holy cry: the light of your face, O Lord, will be shining on their way.


Cross References

Psalm 97:2

Dark clouds are round him; his kingdom is based on righteousness and right judging.

Psalm 85:13

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

Psalm 45:6-7

Your seat of power, O God, is for ever and ever; the rod of your kingdom is a rod of honour.

Deuteronomy 32:4

He is the Rock, complete is his work; for all his ways are righteousness: a God without evil who keeps faith, true and upright is he.

Psalm 89:2

For you have said, Mercy will be made strong for ever; my faith will be unchanging in the heavens.

Psalm 99:4

The king's power is used for righteousness; you give true decisions, judging rightly in the land of Jacob.

Psalm 99:4

The king's power is used for righteousness; you give true decisions, judging rightly in the land of Jacob.

Proverbs 16:12

Evil-doing is disgusting to kings: for the seat of the ruler is based on righteousness.

John 1:17

For the law was given through Moses; grace and the true way of life are ours through Jesus Christ.

Revelation 15:3

And they give the song of Moses, the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and full of wonder are your works, O Lord God, Ruler of all; true and full of righteousness are your ways, eternal King.

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