Psalm 25:21
New International Version
May integrity and uprightness protect me, because my hope, LORD, is in you.

New Living Translation
May integrity and honesty protect me, for I put my hope in you.

English Standard Version
May integrity and uprightness preserve me, for I wait for you.

Berean Study Bible
May integrity and uprightness preserve me, because I wait for You.

King James Bible
Let integrity and uprightness preserve me; for I wait on thee.

New King James Version
Let integrity and uprightness preserve me, For I wait for You.

New American Standard Bible
Let integrity and uprightness protect me, For I wait for You.

NASB 1995
Let integrity and uprightness preserve me, For I wait for You.

NASB 1977
Let integrity and uprightness preserve me, For I wait for Thee.

Amplified Bible
Let integrity and uprightness protect me, For I wait [expectantly] for You.

Christian Standard Bible
May integrity and what is right watch over me, for I wait for you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
May integrity and what is right watch over me, for I wait for You.

American Standard Version
Let integrity and uprightness preserve me, For I wait for thee.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The perfect and the upright have joined me because I have waited for you.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The harmless and upright joined themselves to me: for I waited for thee, O Lord.

Contemporary English Version
I obey you with all my heart, and I trust you, knowing that you will save me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The innocent and the upright have adhered to me: because I have waited on thee.

Good News Translation
May my goodness and honesty preserve me, because I trust in you.

International Standard Version
Integrity and justice will preserve me, because I wait on you.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Let integrity and uprightness preserve me, Because I wait for Thee.

Literal Standard Version
Integrity and uprightness keep me, For I have waited [on] You.

New American Bible
Let integrity and uprightness preserve me; I wait for you, O LORD.

NET Bible
May integrity and godliness protect me, for I rely on you!

New Revised Standard Version
May integrity and uprightness preserve me, for I wait for you.

New Heart English Bible
Let integrity and uprightness preserve me, for I wait for you, LORD.

World English Bible
Let integrity and uprightness preserve me, for I wait for you.

Young's Literal Translation
Integrity and uprightness do keep me, For I have waited on Thee.

Additional Translations ...
Context
To You I Lift Up My Soul
20Guard my soul and deliver me; let me not be put to shame, for I take refuge in You. 21May integrity and uprightness preserve me, because I wait for You. 22Redeem Israel, O God, from all its distress.…

Cross References
Psalm 25:3
Surely none who wait for You will be put to shame; but those who are faithless without cause will be disgraced.

Psalm 41:12
In my integrity You uphold me and set me in Your presence forever.


Treasury of Scripture

Let integrity and uprightness preserve me; for I wait on you.

Psalm 7:8
The LORD shall judge the people: judge me, O LORD, according to my righteousness, and according to mine integrity that is in me.

Psalm 18:20-24
The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me…

Psalm 26:1,11
A Psalm of David. Judge me, O LORD; for I have walked in mine integrity: I have trusted also in the LORD; therefore I shall not slide…











Verse 21. - Let integrity and uprightness preserve me. Scarcely his own inherent integrity and uprightness, the want of which he has deplored when confessing that his iniquity is great (ver. 11). Rather an integrity and uprightness whereto he hopes to attain, by the grace of God, in days to come - an integrity and uprightness for which he "waits" For I wait on thee.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
May integrity
תֹּם־ (tōm-)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 8537: Completeness, integrity, also part of the high priest's breastplate

and uprightness
וָיֹ֥שֶׁר (wā·yō·šer)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3476: Straightness, uprightness

preserve me,
יִצְּר֑וּנִי (yiṣ·ṣə·rū·nî)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural | first person common singular
Strong's 5341: To watch, guard, keep

because
כִּ֝֗י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

I wait for You.
קִוִּיתִֽיךָ׃ (qiw·wî·ṯî·ḵā)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - first person common singular | second person masculine singular
Strong's 6960: To bind together, collect, to expect


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