Psalm 125:4
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New International Version
LORD, do good to those who are good, to those who are upright in heart.

King James Bible
Do good, O LORD, unto those that be good, and to them that are upright in their hearts.

Darby Bible Translation
Do good, O Jehovah, unto the good, and to them that are upright in their hearts.

World English Bible
Do good, Yahweh, to those who are good, to those who are upright in their hearts.

Young's Literal Translation
Do good, O Jehovah, to the good, And to the upright in their hearts.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Do good, O Lord, unto those that be good - Let the upright ever find thee his sure defense! Increase the goodness which thou hast already bestowed upon them; and let all who are upright in heart find thee to be their stay and their support!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

do good

Psalm 41:1-3 Blessed is he that considers the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble...

Psalm 51:18 Do good in your good pleasure to Zion: build you the walls of Jerusalem.

Psalm 73:1 Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart.

Isaiah 58:10,11 And if you draw out your soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall your light rise in obscurity...

Hebrews 6:10 For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labor of love, which you have showed toward his name...

1 John 3:17-24 But whoever has this world's good, and sees his brother have need, and shuts up his bowels of compassion from him...

upright

Psalm 32:2 Blessed is the man to whom the LORD imputes not iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no guile.

Psalm 84:11 For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

Psalm 119:80 Let my heart be sound in your statutes; that I be not ashamed.

Lamentations 3:25 The LORD is good to them that wait for him, to the soul that seeks him.

John 1:47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and said of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!

Revelation 14:5 And in their mouth was found no guile: for they are without fault before the throne of God.

Library
Mountains Round Mount Zion
'They that trust in the Lord shall be as Mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth for ever. 2. As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the Lord is round about His people from henceforth, even for ever.'--PSALM cxxv. 1, 2. The so-called 'Songs of Degrees,' of which this psalm is one, are probably a pilgrim's song-book, and possibly date from the period of the restoration of Israel from the Babylonish captivity. In any case, this little psalm looks very much like a record of the impression
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Before the Sanhedrin
It was the cross, that instrument of shame and torture, which brought hope and salvation to the world. The disciples were but humble men, without wealth, and with no weapon but the word of God; yet in Christ's strength they went forth to tell the wonderful story of the manger and the cross, and to triumph over all opposition. Without earthly honor or recognition, they were heroes of faith. From their lips came words of divine eloquence that shook the world. In Jerusalem, where the deepest prejudice
Ellen Gould White—The Acts of the Apostles

Cross References
Psalm 7:10
My shield is God Most High, who saves the upright in heart.

Psalm 11:2
For look, the wicked bend their bows; they set their arrows against the strings to shoot from the shadows at the upright in heart.

Psalm 32:11
Rejoice in the LORD and be glad, you righteous; sing, all you who are upright in heart!

Psalm 36:10
Continue your love to those who know you, your righteousness to the upright in heart.

Psalm 94:15
Judgment will again be founded on righteousness, and all the upright in heart will follow it.

Psalm 119:68
You are good, and what you do is good; teach me your decrees.

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