Psalms 11:7

“For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold the upright.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For the righteous Lord loueth righteousnesse: his countenance doeth behold the vpright.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For the LORD is righteous, He loves righteousness; The upright will behold His face.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For Jehovah is righteous; he loveth righteousness: The upright shall behold his face. Psalm 12 For the Chief Musician; set to the Sheminith. A Psalm of David.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the Lord is upright; he is a lover of righteousness: the upright will see his face.
- Basic English Bible

For righteous is Jehovah; he loveth righteousness, his countenance doth behold the upright.
- Darby Bible

For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; his countenance beholdeth the upright.
- Webster's Bible

For Yahweh is righteous. He loves righteousness. The upright shall see his face. For the Chief Musician; upon an eight-stringed lyre. A Psalm of David.
- World English Bible

For righteous [is] Jehovah, Righteousness He hath loved, The upright doth His countenance see!'
- Youngs Literal Bible

For the LORD is righteous, He loveth righteousness; the upright shall behold His face.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Psalms 11

  • Irene123
    To Goodness - Why do bad things happen to good people? As far as living in this world is concerned, before we are with Him in Heaven - everybody has to experience the good and bad; for the Christian the bad helps us grow in Him; for the bad it (hopefully) helps them to see Him; Matt. 5:45; Eccl.2:14,15; 8:14; 9:11. These verses will help you understand.
  • Michael C.
    Goodness cont...We will find out what God has purposed for each of us, when we look unto Jesus; and remember what the Lord prayed from the cross; Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do! God had a purpose for sending Jesus to die for our sins; and He has purpose in sending us as lambs in the midst of wolves. Just take heart, and know that the Lord Jesus is with us all the days.
  • Jacquelyn
    Praise God My Father to my life I can see his salvation I can see the turn over of his grace to me I am thankful for the things that I took for granted the little things that are so precious in his sight like the grass the trees the birds that sing I am grateful that I have a humble relationship with God I pray daily read HIS WORD DAILY And I can pray for and with my family SO MUCH HIS HAND WE SEE
  • Michael C.
    Goodness; if you want to know why there is sweat in our faces, and sorrow in our hearts; look at what happened to our species in the very beginning; Genesis 3. God did not kill Adam and Eve outright for their carelessness, stupidity and sin: He demanded an account of what had happened, and pronounced judgment upon the one who caused it; the devil. The man was let go upon the word of Christ coming.
  • Shirley M. Smith
    Praise God. It was asked why? Do Yahweh allow suffering upon his people. First of all God is not a father who goes around killing or just bring curses upon anyone. Read Hebrews 3:7-19 Yahweh is speaking through Brother Paul. Telling us the believers not to Harden our hearts against Yahweh. If we do the wages of sins is consequences. Amen obedience is better than a sacrifice. So listen to Yahweh. A
  • Goodness
    If the Lord loves the righteous why he allows them to suffer pains and agony of all expects of life?