Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

Bible in Basic English

The seat of your kingdom is resting on righteousness and right judging: mercy and good faith come before your 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 Thine is the arm of might: strong is thy hand, high is thy right hand. 14 Righteousness and judgment are the foundation of thy throne; loving-kindness and truth go before thy face. 15 Blessed is the people that know the shout of joy: they walk, O Jehovah, in the light of thy countenance.


Cross References

Psalm 97:2

Clouds and darkness are round about him; righteousness and judgment are the foundation of his throne.

Psalm 85:13

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

Psalm 45:6-7

Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever; a sceptre of uprightness is the sceptre of thy kingdom:

Deuteronomy 32:4

He is the Rock, his work is perfect, For all his ways are righteousness; A God of faithfulness without deceit, Just and right is he.

Psalm 89:2

For I said, Loving-kindness shall be built up for ever; in the very heavens wilt thou establish thy faithfulness.

Psalm 99:4

And the strength of the king that loveth justice. Thou hast established equity: it is thou that executest judgment and righteousness in Jacob.

Psalm 145:17

Jehovah is righteous in all his ways, and kind in all his works.

Proverbs 16:12

It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness; for the throne is established by righteousness.

John 1:17

For the law was given by Moses: grace and truth subsists through Jesus Christ.

Revelation 15:3

And they sing the song of Moses bondman of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and wonderful are thy works, Lord God Almighty; righteous and true are thy ways, O King of nations.

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