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Psalm 15:2–5

2 He who awalks with integrity, and works righteousness,

And bspeaks truth in his heart.

3 He adoes not slander 1with his tongue,

Nor bdoes evil to his neighbor,

Nor ctakes up a reproach against his friend;

4 In 1whose eyes a reprobate is despised,

But 2who ahonors those who fear the Lord;

He bswears to his own hurt and does not change;

5 He adoes not put out his money 1at interest,

Nor bdoes he take a bribe against the innocent.

cHe who does these things will never be shaken.

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Psalm 15:2–5 — The New International Version (NIV)

The one whose walk is blameless,

who does what is righteous,

who speaks the truth from their heart;

whose tongue utters no slander,

who does no wrong to a neighbor,

and casts no slur on others;

who despises a vile person

but honors those who fear the Lord;

who keeps an oath even when it hurts,

and does not change their mind;

who lends money to the poor without interest;

who does not accept a bribe against the innocent.

Whoever does these things

will never be shaken.

Psalm 15:2–5 — English Standard Version (ESV)

He who walks blamelessly and does what is right

and speaks truth in his heart;

who does not slander with his tongue

and does no evil to his neighbor,

nor takes up a reproach against his friend;

in whose eyes a vile person is despised,

but who honors those who fear the Lord;

who swears to his own hurt and does not change;

who does not put out his money at interest

and does not take a bribe against the innocent.

He who does these things shall never be moved.

Psalm 15:2–5 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness,

And speaketh the truth in his heart.

He that backbiteth not with his tongue,

Nor doeth evil to his neighbour,

Nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour.

In whose eyes a vile person is contemned;

But he honoureth them that fear the Lord.

He that sweareth to his own hurt, and changeth not.

He that putteth not out his money to usury,

Nor taketh reward against the innocent.

He that doeth these things shall never be moved.

Psalm 15:2–5 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Those who lead blameless lives and do what is right,

speaking the truth from sincere hearts.

Those who refuse to gossip

or harm their neighbors

or speak evil of their friends.

Those who despise flagrant sinners,

and honor the faithful followers of the Lord,

and keep their promises even when it hurts.

Those who lend money without charging interest,

and who cannot be bribed to lie about the innocent.

Such people will stand firm forever.

Psalm 15:2–5 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

He who walks uprightly,

And works righteousness,

And speaks the truth in his heart;

He who does not backbite with his tongue,

Nor does evil to his neighbor,

Nor does he take up a reproach against his friend;

In whose eyes a vile person is despised,

But he honors those who fear the Lord;

He who swears to his own hurt and does not change;

He who does not put out his money at usury,

Nor does he take a bribe against the innocent.

He who does these things shall never be moved.

Psalm 15:2–5 — New Century Version (NCV)

Only those who are innocent

and who do what is right.

Such people speak the truth from their hearts

and do not tell lies about others.

They do no wrong to their neighbors

and do not gossip.

They do not respect hateful people

but honor those who honor the Lord.

They keep their promises to their neighbors,

even when it hurts.

They do not charge interest on money they lend

and do not take money to hurt innocent people.

Whoever does all these things will never be destroyed.

Psalm 15:2–5 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness,

And speaketh truth in his heart;

He that slandereth not with his tongue,

Nor doeth evil to his friend,

Nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbor;

In whose eyes a reprobate is despised,

But who honoreth them that fear Jehovah;

He that sweareth to his own hurt, and changeth not;

He that putteth not out his money to interest,

Nor taketh reward against the innocent.

He that doeth these things shall never be moved.

Psalm 15:2–5 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth from his heart. He that slandereth not with his tongue, doeth not evil to his companion, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour; In whose eyes the depraved person is contemned, and who honoureth them that fear Jehovah; who, if he have sworn to his own hurt, changeth it not; He that putteth not out his money to usury, nor taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth these things shall never be moved.

Psalm 15:2–5 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

The one who walks with integrity,

does what is righteous,

and speaks the truth within his heart.

The one who does not slander with his tongue,

do evil to a friend,

or bring disgrace on his neighbor.

The one who despises those rejected by God

but honors those who fear the Lord.

The one who makes a promise and does not break it,

even though he is hurt by it.

The one who does not collect interest on a loan

or take a bribe against an innocent person.

Whoever does these things will never be shaken.

Psalm 15:2–5 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The one who lives honestly, practices righteousness,

and acknowledges the truth in his heart —

who does not slander with his tongue,

who does not harm his friend

or discredit his neighbor,

who despises the one rejected by the Lord

but honors those who fear the Lord,

who keeps his word whatever the cost,

who does not lend his money at interest

or take a bribe against the innocent —

the one who does these things will never be moved.

Psalm 15:2–5 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Those who walk blamelessly, and do what is right,

and speak the truth from their heart;

who do not slander with their tongue,

and do no evil to their friends,

nor take up a reproach against their neighbors;

in whose eyes the wicked are despised,

but who honor those who fear the Lord;

who stand by their oath even to their hurt;

who do not lend money at interest,

and do not take a bribe against the innocent.

Those who do these things shall never be moved.

Psalm 15:2–5 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

He who walks blamelessly and does what is right.

He who speaks honestly in his heart.

He does not slander with his tongue.

He does not harm his friend,

nor bring up a disgrace against his neighbor.

In his eyes a rejected one is contemptible,

but he honors those who respect Yahweh.

He takes an oath to his own injury and does not retract it.

He does not lend his money at interest,

and does not take a bribe against the innocent.

He who does these things

will never be shaken.

Psalm 15:2–5 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

Anyone who lives without blame

and does what is right.

He speaks the truth from his heart.

He doesn’t tell lies about others.

He doesn’t do wrong to his neighbors.

He doesn’t say anything bad about them.

He hates sinful people.

He honors those who have respect for the Lord.

He keeps his promises

even when it hurts.

He lends his money without charging too much interest.

He doesn’t accept money to harm those who aren’t guilty.

Anyone who lives like that

will always be secure.