New American Standard Bible
The LORD is righteous in all His ways And kind in all His deeds.
King James Bible
The LORD is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works.
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah is righteous in all his ways, and kind in all his works.
World English Bible
Yahweh is righteous in all his ways, and gracious in all his works.
Young's Literal Translation
Righteous is Jehovah in all His ways, And kind in all His works.
Psalm 145:17 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The Lord is righteous in all his ways - In his own character; in his laws; in his providential dealings; in his arrangements for the redemption and salvation of man. In his own character he is what it is desirable that a God should be; in all his laws he ordains that only which it is desirable should be enacted; in all his dealings with people he does that which it is desirable should be done. He violates no right; he wrongs no one; he demands of no one a service which would be unjust; he makes no arrangements for pardon and salvation which it is not best should be made. It is much for a man to be able to say in all that occurs to him under the divine administration, "It is right;" it is much for a man to have such confidence in God as to be able to feel that all he does in respect to nations is the best thing that could be done. Compare Psalm 89:14, note; Psalm 97:2, note.
And holy in all his works - Margin, merciful, or bountiful. The Hebrew word is merciful. The idea seems to be that righteousness and mercy are equally consulted in his arrangements; that they meet together, and act harmomoniously in the divine plans. Compare the notes at Psalm 85:10.
"They shall speak of the glory of thy kingdom, and talk of thy power."--Psalm 145:11. YOU HAVE only to look at the preceding verse, and you will discover, in a single moment, who are the people here spoken of who shall speak of the glory of God's kingdom, and talk of his power. They are the saints: "All thy works shall praise thee, O Lord; and thy saints shall bless thee. They shall speak of the glory of thy kingdom, and talk of thy power." A saint will often be discovered by his conversation. He …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 46: 1900
Exhortations to those who are Called
The Mercy of God
Then Pharaoh sent for Moses and Aaron, and said to them, "I have sinned this time; the LORD is the righteous one, and I and my people are the wicked ones.
As for God, His way is blameless; The word of the LORD is tried; He is a shield to all who take refuge in Him.
Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; Yes, our God is compassionate.
Righteous are You, O LORD, And upright are Your judgments.
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