New International Version
The King is mighty, he loves justice-- you have established equity; in Jacob you have done what is just and right.
King James Bible
The king's strength also loveth judgment; thou dost establish equity, thou executest judgment and righteousness in Jacob.
Darby Bible Translation
And the strength of the king that loveth justice. *Thou* hast established equity: it is thou that executest judgment and righteousness in Jacob.
World English Bible
The King's strength also loves justice. You do establish equity. You execute justice and righteousness in Jacob.
Young's Literal Translation
And the strength of the king Hath loved judgment, Thou -- Thou hast established uprightness; Judgment and righteousness in Jacob, Thou -- Thou hast done.
Psalm 99:4 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The king's strength - If this Psalm were written by David, he must mean by it that he was God's vicegerent or deputy, and that, even as king, God was his strength, and the pattern according to which equity, judgment, and righteousness should be executed in Jacob.
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'And the men of Kirjath-jearim came, and fetched up the ark of the Lord, and brought it into the house of Abinadab in the hill, and sanctified Eleazar his son to keep the ark of the Lord. 2. And it came to pans, while the ark abode in Kirjath-jearim, that the time was long; for it was twenty years: and all the house of Israel lamented after the Lord. 3. And Samuel spake unto all the house of Israel, saying, If ye do return unto the Lord with all your hearts, then put away the strange gods and Ashtaroth …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Sixth Day. Holiness and Glory.
For the LORD is righteous, he loves justice; the upright will see his face.
Let my vindication come from you; may your eyes see what is right.
The LORD loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of his unfailing love.
let them sing before the LORD, for he comes to judge the earth. He will judge the world in righteousness and the peoples with equity.
The LORD works righteousness and justice for all the oppressed.
He upholds the cause of the oppressed and gives food to the hungry. The LORD sets prisoners free,
"The days are coming," declares the LORD, "when I will raise up for David a righteous Branch, a King who will reign wisely and do what is just and right in the land.
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