Psalm 119:137
New International Version
You are righteous, LORD, and your laws are right.

New Living Translation
O LORD, you are righteous, and your regulations are fair.

English Standard Version
Righteous are you, O LORD, and right are your rules.

Berean Study Bible
Righteous are You, O LORD, and upright are Your judgments.

King James Bible
TZADDI. Righteous art thou, O LORD, and upright are thy judgments.

New King James Version
Righteous are You, O LORD, And upright are Your judgments.

New American Standard Bible
You are righteous, LORD, And Your judgments are right.

NASB 1995
Righteous are You, O LORD, And upright are Your judgments.

NASB 1977
Righteous art Thou, O LORD, And upright are Thy judgments.

Amplified Bible
Righteous are You, O LORD, And upright are Your judgments.

Christian Standard Bible
You are righteous, LORD, and your judgments are just.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You are righteous, LORD, and Your judgments are just.

American Standard Version
TSADHE. Righteous art thou, O Jehovah, And upright are thy judgments.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Tsadhe You are righteous, LORD JEHOVAH, and your legal judgments are very upright.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Righteous art thou, O Lord, and upright are thy judgments.

Contemporary English Version
Our LORD, you always do right, and your decisions are fair.

Douay-Rheims Bible
[SADE] Thou art just, O Lord: and thy judgment is right.

English Revised Version
TZADE. Righteous art thou, O LORD, and upright are thy judgments.

Good News Translation
You are righteous, LORD, and your laws are just.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You are righteous, O LORD, and your regulations are fair.

International Standard Version
LORD, you are righteous, and your judgments are right.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Righteous art Thou, O LORD, And upright are Thy judgments.

Literal Standard Version
[TSADE] You [are] righteous, O YHWH, And Your judgments [are] upright.

NET Bible
You are just, O LORD, and your judgments are fair.

New Heart English Bible
TZADE. You are righteous, LORD. Your judgments are upright.

World English Bible
You are righteous, Yahweh. Your judgments are upright.

Young's Literal Translation
Tzade. Righteous art Thou, O Jehovah, And upright are Thy judgments.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
136My eyes shed streams of tears because Your law is not obeyed. 137Righteous are You, O LORD, and upright are Your judgments. 138The testimonies You have laid down are righteous and altogether faithful.…

Cross References
Ezra 9:15
O LORD, God of Israel, You are righteous! For we remain this day as a remnant. Here we are before You in our guilt, though because of it no one can stand before You."

Nehemiah 9:33
You are just in all that has befallen us, because You have acted faithfully, while we have acted wickedly.

Psalm 116:5
The LORD is gracious and righteous; our God is full of compassion.

Psalm 129:4
The LORD is righteous; He has cut me from the cords of the wicked.

Psalm 145:17
The LORD is righteous in all His ways and kind in all His deeds.

Jeremiah 12:1
Righteous are You, O LORD, when I plead before You. Yet about Your judgments I wish to contend with You: Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why do all the faithless live at ease?

Lamentations 1:18
The LORD is righteous, for I have rebelled against His command. Listen, all you people; look upon my suffering. My young men and maidens have gone into captivity.


Treasury of Scripture

Righteous are you, O LORD, and upright are your judgments.

Psalm 99:4
The king's strength also loveth judgment; thou dost establish equity, thou executest judgment and righteousness in Jacob.

Psalm 103:6
The LORD executeth righteousness and judgment for all that are oppressed.

Psalm 145:17
The LORD is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works.









TZADDI.

(137) And upright.--For an interesting historical association with this verse see Gibbon's account of the death of the Emperor Maurice (chap 46).

Verse 137. - Righteous art thou, O Lord (comp. Psalm 7:9; Psalm 11:7; Psalm 25:8; Psalm 116:5; Psalm 145:17). And upright are thy judgments (see vers. 106, 160, 164).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Righteous
צַדִּ֣יק (ṣad·dîq)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 6662: Just, righteous

are You,
אַתָּ֣ה (’at·tāh)
Pronoun - second person masculine singular
Strong's 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

O LORD,
יְהוָ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3069: YHWH

and upright
וְ֝יָשָׁ֗ר (wə·yā·šār)
Conjunctive waw | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 3477: Straight, right

are Your judgments.
מִשְׁפָּטֶֽיךָ׃ (miš·pā·ṭe·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 4941: A verdict, a sentence, formal decree, divine law, penalty, justice, privilege, style


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