Isaiah 26:7
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English Standard Version
The path of the righteous is level; you make level the way of the righteous.

King James Bible
The way of the just is uprightness: thou, most upright, dost weigh the path of the just.

American Standard Version
The way of the just is uprightness: thou that art upright dost direct the path of the just.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The way of the just is right, the path of the just is right to walk in.

English Revised Version
The way of the just is uprightness: thou that art up right dost direct the path of the just.

Webster's Bible Translation
The way of the just is uprightness: thou, most upright, dost weigh the path of the just.

Isaiah 26:7 Parallel
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Thus the second hymnic echo has its confirmation in a prophecy against Moab, on the basis of which a third hymnic echo now arises. Whilst on the other side, in the land of Moab, the people are trodden down, and its lofty castles demolished, the people in the land of Judah can boast of an impregnable city. "In that day will this song be sung in the land of Judah: A city of defence is ours; salvation He sets for walls and bulwark." According to the punctuation, this ought to be rendered, "A city is a shelter for us;" but עז עיר seem rather to be connected, according to Proverbs 17:19, "a city of strong, i.e., of impregnable offence and defence." The subject of ישׁית is Jehovah. The figure indicates what He is constantly doing, and ever doing afresh; for the walls and bulwarks of Jerusalem (chēl, as in Lamentations 2:8, the small outside wall which encloses all the fortifications) are not dead stone, but yeshuâh, ever living and never exhausted salvation (Isaiah 60:18). In just the same sense Jehovah is called elsewhere the wall of Jerusalem, and even a wall of fire in Zechariah 2:9 - parallels which show that yeshuâh is intended to be taken as the accusative of the object, and not as the accusative of the predicate, according to Isaiah 5:6; Psalm 21:7; Psalm 84:7; Jeremiah 22:6 (Luzzatto).

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Isaiah 35:8 And an highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it...

1 Chronicles 29:17 I know also, my God, that you try the heart, and have pleasure in uprightness. As for me...

Job 27:5,6 God forbid that I should justify you: till I die I will not remove my integrity from me...

Psalm 18:23-26 I was also upright before him, and I kept myself from my iniquity...

Proverbs 20:7 The just man walks in his integrity: his children are blessed after him.

2 Corinthians 1:12 For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom...

Ephesians 2:10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to good works, which God has before ordained that we should walk in them.

1 John 3:7,10 Little children, let no man deceive you: he that does righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous...


1 Samuel 2:2-4 There is none holy as the LORD: for there is none beside you: neither is there any rock like our God...

Job 31:6 Let me be weighed in an even balance that God may know my integrity.

Psalm 1:6 For the LORD knows the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

Psalm 11:4,7 The LORD is in his holy temple, the LORD's throne is in heaven: his eyes behold, his eyelids try, the children of men...

Zephaniah 3:5 The just LORD is in the middle thereof; he will not do iniquity: every morning does he bring his judgment to light, he fails not...

1 Corinthians 4:5 Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness...

Cross References
Psalm 25:4
Make me to know your ways, O LORD; teach me your paths.

Psalm 25:5
Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long.

Psalm 27:11
Teach me your way, O LORD, and lead me on a level path because of my enemies.

Proverbs 4:18
But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, which shines brighter and brighter until full day.

Isaiah 42:16
And I will lead the blind in a way that they do not know, in paths that they have not known I will guide them. I will turn the darkness before them into light, the rough places into level ground. These are the things I do, and I do not forsake them.

Isaiah 52:12
For you shall not go out in haste, and you shall not go in flight, for the LORD will go before you, and the God of Israel will be your rear guard.

Isaiah 57:2
he enters into peace; they rest in their beds who walk in their uprightness.

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