Psalm 106:31
New International Version
This was credited to him as righteousness for endless generations to come.

New Living Translation
So he has been regarded as a righteous man ever since that time.

English Standard Version
And that was counted to him as righteousness from generation to generation forever.

Berean Study Bible
It was credited to him as righteousness for endless generations to come.

King James Bible
And that was counted unto him for righteousness unto all generations for evermore.

New King James Version
And that was accounted to him for righteousness To all generations forevermore.

New American Standard Bible
And it was credited to him as righteousness, To all generations forever.

NASB 1995
And it was reckoned to him for righteousness, To all generations forever.

NASB 1977
And it was reckoned to him for righteousness, To all generations forever.

Amplified Bible
And that was credited to him for righteousness, To all generations forever.

Christian Standard Bible
It was credited to him as righteousness throughout all generations to come.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
It was credited to him as righteousness throughout all generations to come.

American Standard Version
And that was reckoned unto him for righteousness, Unto all generations for evermore.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And it was accounted to him justification for a generation of generations unto eternity.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And it was counted to him for righteousness, to all generations for ever.

Contemporary English Version
Now he will always be highly honored.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And it was reputed to him unto justice, to generation and generation for evermore.

English Revised Version
And that was counted unto him for righteousness, unto all generations for evermore.

Good News Translation
This has been remembered in his favor ever since and will be for all time to come.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Because of this, Phinehas was considered righteous forever, throughout every generation.

International Standard Version
And it was credited to him as a righteous act, from generation to generation—to eternity.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And that was counted unto him for righteousness, Unto all generations for ever.

Literal Standard Version
And it is reckoned to him for righteousness, From generation to generation—for all time.

NET Bible
This brought him a reward, an eternal gift.

New Heart English Bible
That was credited to him for righteousness, for all generations to come.

World English Bible
That was credited to him for righteousness, for all generations to come.

Young's Literal Translation
And it is reckoned to him to righteousness, To all generations -- unto the age.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Give Thanks to the LORD, for He is Good
30But Phinehas stood and intervened, and the plague was restrained. 31It was credited to him as righteousness for endless generations to come. 32At the waters of Meribah they angered the LORD, and trouble came to Moses because of them.…

Cross References
Genesis 15:6
Abram believed the LORD, and it was credited to him as righteousness.

Numbers 25:11
"Phinehas son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, has turned My wrath away from the Israelites; for he was zealous for My sake among them, so that I did not consume the Israelites in My zeal.

Numbers 25:12
Declare, therefore, that I am granting him My covenant of peace.

Deuteronomy 24:13
be sure to return it to him by sunset, so that he may sleep in his own cloak and bless you, and this will be credited to you as righteousness before the LORD your God.


Treasury of Scripture

And that was counted to him for righteousness to all generations for ever more.

Numbers 25:11-13
Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, hath turned my wrath away from the children of Israel, while he was zealous for my sake among them, that I consumed not the children of Israel in my jealousy…

Deuteronomy 24:13
In any case thou shalt deliver him the pledge again when the sun goeth down, that he may sleep in his own raiment, and bless thee: and it shall be righteousness unto thee before the LORD thy God.

Mark 14:3-9
And being in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, as he sat at meat, there came a woman having an alabaster box of ointment of spikenard very precious; and she brake the box, and poured it on his head…









Verse 31. - And that was counted unto him for righteousness (comp. Numbers 25:11-13, and see also Ecclesiastes 45:23, 24; 1 Macc. 2:26, 54). Unto all generations forevermore. The praise awarded to Phinehas, here and in Numbers 25, is an everlasting testimony to him, though the "everlasting priesthood" of Numbers 25:13 has passed away.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
It was credited
וַתֵּחָ֣שֶׁב (wat·tê·ḥā·šeḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 2803: To think, account

to him
ל֭וֹ (lōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

as righteousness
לִצְדָקָ֑ה (liṣ·ḏā·qāh)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 6666: Rightness, subjectively, objectively

for endless
לְדֹ֥ר (lə·ḏōr)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1755: A revolution of time, an age, generation, a dwelling

generations
וָ֝דֹ֗ר (wā·ḏōr)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1755: A revolution of time, an age, generation, a dwelling

to come.
עַד־ (‘aḏ-)
Preposition
Strong's 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while


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