Psalm 119:9
Modern Translations
New International Version
How can a young person stay on the path of purity? By living according to your word.

New Living Translation
How can a young person stay pure? By obeying your word.

English Standard Version
How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word.

Berean Study Bible
How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to Your word.

New American Standard Bible
How can a young man keep his way pure? By keeping it according to Your word.

NASB 1995
How can a young man keep his way pure? By keeping it according to Your word.

NASB 1977
How can a young man keep his way pure? By keeping it according to Thy word.

Amplified Bible
How can a young man keep his way pure? By keeping watch [on himself] according to Your word [conforming his life to Your precepts].

Christian Standard Bible
How can a young man keep his way pure? By keeping your word.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
How can a young man keep his way pure? By keeping Your word.

Contemporary English Version
Young people can live a clean life by obeying your word.

Good News Translation
How can young people keep their lives pure? By obeying your commands.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
How can a young person keep his life pure? [He can do it] by holding on to your word.

International Standard Version
How can a young man keep his behavior pure? By guarding it in accordance with your word.

NET Bible
How can a young person maintain a pure life? By guarding it according to your instructions!
Classic Translations
King James Bible
BETH. Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word.

New King James Version
How can a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed according to Your word.

King James 2000 Bible
How shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to your word.

New Heart English Bible
BET. How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word.

World English Bible
How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word.

American King James Version
Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to your word.

American Standard Version
BETH. Wherewith shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed thereto according to thy word.

A Faithful Version
With what shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed according to Your word.

Darby Bible Translation
BETH. Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his path? by taking heed according to thy word.

English Revised Version
BETH. Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word.

Webster's Bible Translation
BETH. Wherewith shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed to it, according to thy word.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Beth. Wherewith shall a yong man redresse his waie? In taking heede thereto according to thy woorde.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Beth (119:1) Wherby shall a young man refourme his way: euen in guiding it accordyng to thy worde.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Where withall shall a yonge man clense his waye? Euen by rulinge himself after thy worde.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
[BETH] With what does a young man purify his path? To observe—according to Your word.

Young's Literal Translation
Beth. With what doth a young man purify his path? To observe -- according to Thy word.

Smith's Literal Translation
In what shall a youth cleanse his way? To watch according to thy word.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
[BETH] By what doth a young man correct his way? by observing thy words.

Catholic Public Domain Version
BETH. By what does an adolescent correct his way? By keeping to your words.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Beth With what does a boy purify his way to keep your commandments?

Lamsa Bible
BETH. With what shall a young man cleanse his way in order that he may observe thy commandments?

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Wherewithal shall a young man keep his way pure? By taking heed thereto according to Thy word.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Wherewith shall a young man direct his way? by keeping thy words.








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