Psalm 119:142
New International Version
Your righteousness is everlasting and your law is true.

New Living Translation
Your justice is eternal, and your instructions are perfectly true.

English Standard Version
Your righteousness is righteous forever, and your law is true.

Berean Study Bible
Your righteousness is everlasting and Your law is true.

King James Bible
Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is the truth.

New King James Version
Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, And Your law is truth.

New American Standard Bible
Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, And Your Law is truth.

NASB 1995
Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, And Your law is truth.

NASB 1977
Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, And Thy law is truth.

Amplified Bible
Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, And Your law is truth.

Christian Standard Bible
Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and your instruction is true.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and Your instruction is true.

American Standard Version
Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, And thy law is truth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Your righteousness stands to eternity, and your Law in the truth.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is truth.

Contemporary English Version
You will always do right, and your teachings are true.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thy justice is justice for ever: and thy law is the truth.

English Revised Version
Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is truth.

Good News Translation
Your righteousness will last forever, and your law is always true.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and your teachings are reliable.

International Standard Version
Your righteousness is an eternal righteousness, and your instruction is true.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, And Thy law is truth.

Literal Standard Version
Your righteousness [is] righteousness for all time, And Your law [is] truth.

NET Bible
Your justice endures, and your law is reliable.

New Heart English Bible
Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness. Your Law is truth.

World English Bible
Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness. Your law is truth.

Young's Literal Translation
Thy righteousness is righteousness to the age, And Thy law is truth.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet
141I am lowly and despised, but I do not forget Your precepts. 142Your righteousness is everlasting and Your law is true. 143Trouble and distress have found me, but Your commandments are my delight.…

Cross References
Psalm 19:9
The fear of the LORD is pure, enduring forever; the judgments of the LORD are true, being altogether righteous.

Psalm 111:3
Splendid and majestic is His work; His righteousness endures forever.

Psalm 119:151
You are near, O LORD, and all Your commandments are true.

Psalm 119:160
The entirety of Your word is truth, and all Your righteous judgments endure forever.

Malachi 2:6
True instruction was in his mouth, and nothing false was found on his lips. He walked with Me in peace and uprightness, and he turned many from iniquity.


Treasury of Scripture

Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and your law is the truth.

thy righteousness.

an everlasting

Psalm 119:144
The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live.

Psalm 36:6
Thy righteousness is like the great mountains; thy judgments are a great deep: O LORD, thou preservest man and beast.

Isaiah 51:6,8
Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath: for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall wax old like a garment, and they that dwell therein shall die in like manner: but my salvation shall be for ever, and my righteousness shall not be abolished…

and thy

Psalm 119:151
Thou art near, O LORD; and all thy commandments are truth.

Psalm 19:9
The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether.

John 17:17
Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.









(142) Thy . . .--Better, Thy righteousness is right for ever, and Thy law is truth.

Verse 142. - Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness. With God there is "no variableness, neither shadow of turning" (James 1:27). His righteousness (צדקה) is pure abstract right (צדק), one and the same always - not shifting, like human ideas of justice. And thy Law is the truth. An embodiment of that immutable morality which rests upon a basis of absolute eternal truth.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Your righteousness
צִדְקָתְךָ֣ (ṣiḏ·qā·ṯə·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 6666: Rightness, subjectively, objectively

is an everlasting
לְעוֹלָ֑ם (lə·‘ō·w·lām)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5769: Concealed, eternity, frequentatively, always

righteousness,
צֶ֣דֶק (ṣe·ḏeq)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6664: The right, equity, prosperity

and Your law
וְֽתוֹרָתְךָ֥ (wə·ṯō·w·rā·ṯə·ḵā)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 8451: Direction, instruction, law

is true.
אֱמֶֽת׃ (’ĕ·meṯ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 571: Stability, certainty, truth, trustworthiness


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