Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Thy testimonies are very sure: holiness becometh thy house, O Jehovah, for ever.

New American Standard Bible

Your testimonies are fully confirmed;
Holiness befits Your house,
O Lord, forevermore.

King James Version

Thy testimonies are very sure: holiness becometh thine house, O LORD, for ever.

Holman Bible

Lord, Your testimonies are completely reliable;
holiness is the beauty of Your house
for all the days to come.

International Standard Version

Your decrees are very trustworthy, and holiness always befits your house, LORD.

A Conservative Version

Thy testimonies are very sure. Holiness befits thy house, O LORD, for evermore.

American Standard Version

Thy testimonies are very sure: Holiness becometh thy house, O Jehovah, for evermore.


Your precepts are fully confirmed and completely reliable;
Holiness adorns Your house,
O Lord, forever.

Bible in Basic English

Your witness is most certain; it is right for your house to be holy, O Lord, for ever.

Julia Smith Translation

Thy testimonies were very firm: holiness was becoming to thy house, O Jehovah, to length of days.

King James 2000

Your testimonies are very sure: holiness becomes your house, O LORD, forever.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Your testimonies are fully reliable. Holiness is fitting for your house, O Yahweh, {forever}.

Modern King James verseion

Your testimonies are very sure; holiness becomes Your house forever, O Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thy testimonies, O LORD, are very sure; holiness becometh thine house forever.

NET Bible

The rules you set down are completely reliable. Holiness aptly adorns your house, O Lord, forever.

New Heart English Bible

Your statutes stand firm. Holiness adorns your house, LORD, forevermore.

The Emphasized Bible

Thy testimonies, are strongly confirmed, To thy house, befitting is holiness, O Yahweh - to length of days.


Thy testimonies are very sure: holiness becometh thy house, O LORD, for ever.

World English Bible

Your statutes stand firm. Holiness adorns your house, Yahweh, forevermore.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thy testimonies have been very stedfast, To Thy house comely is holiness, O Jehovah, for length of days!


Root Form
Usage: 26

Usage: 470

Usage: 3

Usage: 2053

O Lord

Usage: 0

Context Readings

Yahweh Is King Over All The Earth

4 Jehovah on high is mightier than the voices of many waters, than the mighty breakers of the sea. 5 Thy testimonies are very sure: holiness becometh thy house, O Jehovah, for ever.

Cross References

Psalm 29:2

Give unto Jehovah the glory of his name; worship Jehovah in holy splendour.

Leviticus 10:3

And Moses said to Aaron, This is what Jehovah spoke, saying, I will be hallowed in them that come near me, and before all the people I will be glorified. And Aaron was silent.

Leviticus 19:2

Speak unto all the assembly of the children of Israel, and say unto them, Holy shall ye be, for I Jehovah your God am holy.

Psalm 5:4-7

For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness; evil shall not sojourn with thee.

Psalm 19:7-8

The law of Jehovah is perfect, restoring the soul; the testimony of Jehovah is sure, making wise the simple;

Psalm 99:5

Exalt Jehovah our God, and worship at his footstool. He is holy!

Psalm 99:9

Exalt Jehovah our God, and worship at the hill of his holiness; for holy is Jehovah our God.

Psalm 119:111

Thy testimonies have I taken as a heritage for ever; for they are the rejoicing of my heart.

Psalm 119:129

PE. Thy testimonies are wonderful; therefore doth my soul observe them.

Psalm 119:138

Thou hast commanded thy testimonies in righteousness and exceeding faithfulness.

Psalm 119:144

The righteousness of thy testimonies is for ever: give me understanding, and I shall live.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and the testimony! If they speak not according to this word, for them there is no daybreak.

Isaiah 52:11

Depart, depart, go out from thence, touch not what is unclean; go out of the midst of her, be ye clean, that bear the vessels of Jehovah.

Zechariah 14:20-21

In that day shall there be upon the bells of the horses, HOLINESS UNTO JEHOVAH; and the pots in Jehovah's house shall be like the bowls before the altar.

Matthew 24:35

The heaven and the earth shall pass away, but my words shall in no wise pass away.

John 4:24

God is a spirit; and they who worship him must worship him in spirit and truth.

1 Corinthians 3:16-17

Do ye not know that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?

Hebrews 6:17-18

Wherein God, willing to shew more abundantly to the heirs of the promise the unchangeableness of his purpose, intervened by an oath,

Hebrews 12:14

Pursue peace with all, and holiness, without which no one shall see the Lord:

1 John 5:9-13

If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater. For this is the witness of God which he has witnessed concerning his Son.

Revelation 21:27

And nothing common, nor that maketh an abomination and a lie, shall at all enter into it; but those only who are written in the book of life of the Lamb.

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