Psalms 18:20

“The Lord rewarded me according to my righteousnesse, according to the cleannesse of my hands hath hee recompensed me.”

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Other Translations

The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me.
- King James Version

The LORD has rewarded me according to my righteousness; According to the cleanness of my hands He has recompensed me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jehovah hath rewarded me according to my righteousness; According to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The Lord gives me the reward of my righteousness, because my hands are clean before him.
- Basic English Bible

Jehovah hath rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me.
- Darby Bible

The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh has rewarded me according to my righteousness. According to the cleanness of my hands has he recompensed me.
- World English Bible

Jehovah doth recompense me According to my righteousness, According to the cleanness of my hands, He doth return to me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(18:21) The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands hath He recompensed me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 18:20


18:20 Righteousness - Just cause. The innocency of my actions towards Saul, from whose blood I kept my hands pure.


Discussion for Psalms 18

  • Vanessa
    He is our Rock, Amen!
  • Royalpriest
    I agree with Bruce. Yeshua is the Hebrew translation of Jesus. I don't know where the lady got the information that it is the name of a pagan god. It is also translated as Joshua or Yehoshua. There are Jews who believe in Jesus and refer to Him as Yeshua Ha Mashiach meaning Jesus the Messiah. May His name be exalted and blessed for evermore.
  • Dana
    This is a powerful scripture. It lets us know that God is that solid foundation. He is a deliverer out of our afflictions. He is our salvation and trust. A mighty strength when you are experiencing difficulties and hardships. Knowing that God is on top of everything and His omnipotence has the final say. I love the Saviour.
  • Bruce
    T: Yeshua is Hebrew, Translated into English as Jesus. Where did You get Your Information Saying it's Not.
  • Lady A
    Who wouldn't serve a GOD like this.....
    He is a healer, protector, everything I need and more......
    LOVE🙏🙏🙏
  • MRS.T
    The Holy Precious Name of our Father in Heaven, the All Mighty Living God, Creator of All things is one with His only Begotton Son who's Name is Above All Names, Holy, Precious, True, to whom All Glory, Honor, Acceptation, Thankfulness, belongs to: Blessed be the Holy Precious Name of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ who's name is the only Name that can save any person whom believes. Yeshua is an old pagan god, stop deceiving people....look into scripture, and the New Testament. OR may the Lord find another to take the place of being a good steward of the Word of God here on the internet.

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