Psalm 85:10
New International Version
Love and faithfulness meet together; righteousness and peace kiss each other.

New Living Translation
Unfailing love and truth have met together. Righteousness and peace have kissed!

English Standard Version
Steadfast love and faithfulness meet; righteousness and peace kiss each other.

Berean Study Bible
Loving devotion and truth have joined together; righteousness and peace have kissed.

New American Standard Bible
Lovingkindness and truth have met together; Righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

King James Bible
Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

Christian Standard Bible
Faithful love and truth will join together; righteousness and peace will embrace.

Contemporary English Version
Love and loyalty will come together; goodness and peace will unite.

Good News Translation
Love and faithfulness will meet; righteousness and peace will embrace.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Faithful love and truth will join together; righteousness and peace will embrace.

International Standard Version
Gracious love and truth meet; righteousness and peace kiss.

NET Bible
Loyal love and faithfulness meet; deliverance and peace greet each other with a kiss.

New Heart English Bible
Mercy and truth meet together. Righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Favor and truth are reconciled; righteousness and peace will kiss!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Mercy and truth have met. Righteousness and peace have kissed.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Mercy and truth are met together; Righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

New American Standard 1977
Lovingkindness and truth have met together; Righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

King James 2000 Bible
Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

American King James Version
Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

American Standard Version
Mercy and truth are met together; Righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Mercy and truth are met together: righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Mercy and truth have met each other: justice and peace have kissed.

Darby Bible Translation
Loving-kindness and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other:

English Revised Version
Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

Webster's Bible Translation
Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

World English Bible
Mercy and truth meet together. Righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

Young's Literal Translation
Kindness and truth have met, Righteousness and peace have kissed,
Study Bible
You Showed Favor to Your Land
9Surely His salvation is near to those who fear Him, that His glory may dwell in our land. 10Loving devotion and truth have joined together; righteousness and peace have kissed. 11Truth sprouts from the earth, and righteousness looks down from heaven.…
Cross References
Psalm 25:10
All the LORD's ways are loving and faithful to those who keep His covenant and His decrees.

Psalm 72:3
May the mountains bring peace to the people and the hills bring righteousness.

Psalm 89:14
Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne; loving devotion and truth go before You.

Proverbs 3:3
Never let loving devotion or faithfulness leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart.

Isaiah 32:17
The work of righteousness will be peace; the service of righteousness will be quiet confidence forever.

Treasury of Scripture

Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

mercy

Psalm 89:14
Justice and judgment are the habitation of thy throne: mercy and truth shall go before thy face.

Psalm 100:5
For the LORD is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations.

Exodus 34:6,7
And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth, …

righteousness

Psalm 72:3
The mountains shall bring peace to the people, and the little hills, by righteousness.

Isaiah 32:16-18
Then judgment shall dwell in the wilderness, and righteousness remain in the fruitful field…

Isaiah 45:24
Surely, shall one say, in the LORD have I righteousness and strength: even to him shall men come; and all that are incensed against him shall be ashamed.







Lexicon
Loving devotion
חֶֽסֶד־ (ḥe·seḏ-)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2617: Kindness, piety, reproof, beauty

and truth
וֶאֱמֶ֥ת (we·’ĕ·meṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 571: Stability, certainty, truth, trustworthiness

have joined together;
נִפְגָּ֑שׁוּ (nip̄·gā·šū)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 6298: To come in contact with, to concur

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

and peace
וְשָׁל֣וֹם (wə·šā·lō·wm)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7965: Safe, well, happy, friendly, welfare, health, prosperity, peace

have kissed.
נָשָֽׁקוּ׃ (nā·šā·qū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 5401: To kiss, to equip with weapons
(10) Met together.--The word is used of those who should be friends, but whom circumstances have sundered (Proverbs 22:2).

Verse 10. - Mercy and truth are met together. God's mercy and God's truth are reconciled and brought into harmony. The psalmist does not say - probably does not know - how, He accepts the fact of the reconciliation, which is revealed to him (ver. 8) by faith, and boldly announces it. The explanation was reserved for the coming and teaching of Christ. Righteousness and peace have kissed each other. "Righteousness" and "peace" are synonymous with "mercy" and "truth." Here they are personified - "represented as angels in human form" (Cheyne). 85:8-13 Sooner or later, God will speak peace to his people. If he do not command outward peace, yet he will suggest inward peace; speaking to their hearts by his Spirit. Peace is spoken only to those who turn from sin. All sin is folly, especially backsliding; it is the greatest folly to return to sin. Surely God's salvation is nigh, whatever our difficulties and distresses are. Also, his honour is secured, that glory may dwell in our land. And the truth of the promises is shown by the Divine mercy in sending the Redeemer. The Divine justice is now satisfied by the great atonement. Christ, the way, truth, and life, sprang out of the earth when he took our nature upon him, and Divine justice looked upon him well pleased and satisfied. For his sake all good things, especially his Holy Spirit, are given to those who ask him. Through Christ, the pardoned sinner becomes fruitful in good works, and by looking to and trusting in the Saviour's righteousness, finds his feet set in the way of his steps. Righteousness is a sure guide, both in meeting God, and in following him
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