New Living Translation
These gates lead to the presence of the LORD, and the godly enter there.
King James Bible
This gate of the LORD, into which the righteous shall enter.
Darby Bible Translation
This is the gate of Jehovah: the righteous shall enter therein.
World English Bible
This is the gate of Yahweh; the righteous will enter into it.
Young's Literal Translation
This is the gate to Jehovah, The righteous enter into it.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
118:20 The righteous - As David was a type of Christ and the temple of heaven, so this place hath a farther prospect than David, and relates to Christ's ascending into heaven, and opening the gates of that blessed temple, both for himself and for all believers.
LibraryThe Monk Nilus.
Nilus was born at Rossano, in Calabria, in the year 910, of an old Greek family. His pious parents, to whom only one child, a daughter, had been given, besought the Lord that he would give them a son. This prayer was heard, and that son was Nilus. They carried the child to the church, and consecrated him to the service of God. On that account, also, they gave him the name of Nilus, after a venerated monk of the fifth century, distinguished by his spirit of vital Christianity, and to whose example …
Augustus Neander—Light in the Dark Places
Letter X (In the Same Year) the Same, when Bishop
The Evolution of Early Congregationalism the Stone which the Builders Rejected is Become the Head of the Corner. --Psalm cxviii
Epistle vii. To Anastasius, Patriarch of Antioch .
Blessed are those who wash their robes. They will be permitted to enter through the gates of the city and eat the fruit from the tree of life.
A psalm of David. Who may worship in your sanctuary, LORD? Who may enter your presence on your holy hill?
Those who lead blameless lives and do what is right, speaking the truth from sincere hearts.
Who may climb the mountain of the LORD? Who may stand in his holy place?
Open up, ancient gates! Open up, ancient doors, and let the King of glory enter.
Surely righteous people are praising your name; the godly will live in your presence.
And a great road will go through that once deserted land. It will be named the Highway of Holiness. Evil-minded people will never travel on it. It will be only for those who walk in God's ways; fools will never walk there.
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