New International Version
Faithfulness springs forth from the earth, and righteousness looks down from heaven.
King James Bible
Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down from heaven.
Darby Bible Translation
Truth shall spring out of the earth, and righteousness shall look down from the heavens.
World English Bible
Truth springs out of the earth. Righteousness has looked down from heaven.
Young's Literal Translation
Truth from the earth springeth up, And righteousness from heaven looketh out,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Truth shall spring out of the earth - In consequence of this wonderful reconciliation, the truth of God shall prevail among men. The seeds of it shall be so plentifully sown by the preaching of Christ and his apostles that true religion shall be diffused over the world.
And righteousness shall look down from heaven - And be delighted with the reformation of the sons of Adam; and shall be so satisfled with the glorious work which is carried forward, that,
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Library'The Bridal of the Earth and Sky'
'Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other. 11. Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down from heaven. 12. Yea, the Lord shall give that which is good; and our land shall yield her increase. 13. Righteousness shall go before Him, and shall set us in the way of His steps.'--PSALM lxxxv. 10-13. This is a lovely and highly imaginative picture of the reconciliation and reunion of God and man, 'the bridal of the earth and sky.' The Poet-Psalmist, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Of the Inward Voice of Christ to the Faithful Soul I Will Hearken what the Lord God Shall Say Within Me. (1) Blessed is the Soul Which
The Angel's Message and Song
Covenanting Adapted to the Moral Constitution of Man.
"You heavens above, rain down my righteousness; let the clouds shower it down. Let the earth open wide, let salvation spring up, let righteousness flourish with it; I, the LORD, have created it.
For as the soil makes the sprout come up and a garden causes seeds to grow, so the Sovereign LORD will make righteousness and praise spring up before all nations.
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