New American Standard Bible
Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, And Your law is truth.
King James Bible
Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is the truth.
Darby Bible Translation
Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is truth.
World English Bible
Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness. Your law is truth.
Young's Literal Translation
Thy righteousness is righteousness to the age, And Thy law is truth.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness - It never changes. The principles of thy law, of thy government, and of thy method of saving people, are the same under all dispensations, in every land, in all worlds; and they will remain the same forever. Human governments change. Old dynasties pass away. New laws are enacted under new administrations. Customs change. Opinions change. People change. The world changes. But as God himself never changes, so it is with his law. That law is founded on eternal truth, and can never change.
And thy law is the truth - It is founded on "truth;" on the reality of things. It is so essentially founded on truth, it springs so certainly out of truth, or out of the reality of things, that it may be said to be the truth itself. He who understands the law of God understands what truth is, for it is the expression and the exponent of that which is true.
LibraryA Cleansed Way
Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed thereto according to Thy word.'--PSALM cxix. 9. There are many questions about the future with which it is natural for you young people to occupy yourselves; but I am afraid that the most of you ask more anxiously 'How shall I make my way?' than 'How shall I cleanse it?' It is needful carefully to ponder the questions: 'How shall I get on in the world--be happy, fortunate?' and the like, and I suppose that that is the consideration …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
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The Christian Described
Excursus on the Choir Offices of the Early Church.
The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever; The judgments of the LORD are true; they are righteous altogether.
Splendid and majestic is His work, And His righteousness endures forever.
You are near, O LORD, And all Your commandments are truth.
The sum of Your word is truth, And every one of Your righteous ordinances is everlasting. Shin.
"True instruction was in his mouth and unrighteousness was not found on his lips; he walked with Me in peace and uprightness, and he turned many back from iniquity.
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