Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

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;
Lovingkindness and truth go before You.

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.

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 Thou hast a mighty arm: strong is thy hand, and high is thy right hand. 14 Justice and judgment are the habitation of thy throne: mercy and truth shall go before thy face. 15 Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of thy countenance.


Cross References

Psalm 97:2

Clouds and darkness are round about him: righteousness and judgment are the habitation of his throne.

Psalm 85:13

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

Psalm 45:6-7

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

Deuteronomy 32:4

He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right is he.

Psalm 89:2

For I have said, Mercy shall be built up for ever: thy faithfulness shalt thou establish in the very heavens.

Psalm 99:4

The king's strength also loveth judgment; thou dost establish equity, thou executest judgment and righteousness in Jacob.

Psalm 145:17

The LORD is righteous in all his ways, and holy 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, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

Revelation 15:3

And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are thy ways, thou King of saints.

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