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 11:7

  • since the Lord love the righteous people he always wanted them to continue doing good so that they will inherit his kingdom and I believe that its by doing good otherwise no one will see the face of the Lord our God.
  • MockingBird for verse 7
    The Lord is the health of my countenance The Lord will give Grace and Glory . I am the righteousness 0f God in Christ Jesus
  • Beverley for verse 7
    Righteousness exalt a nation but sin is a reproach to any man. when mankind start living a righteous life, God will hear our cry and he will be pleased with us.
  • "Be ye holy, for I am holy"... God is calling for righteousness in the earth. Those who obey His voice, walk in His statutes and keep His commandments, He will be pleased with. His eyes are over the righteous and His ears are open to their cry.