Deut 33:8

(NIV)
About Levi he said:

‘Your Thummim and Urim belong
to your faithful servant.
You tested him at Massah;
you contended with him at the waters of Meribah.
(ESV)
And of Levi he said,

“Give to Levi your Thummim,
and your Urim to your godly one,
whom you tested at Massah,
with whom you quarreled at the waters of Meribah;

1Sam 2:9

(NIV)
He will guard the feet of his faithful servants,
but the wicked will be silenced in the place of darkness.
‘It is not by strength that one prevails;
(ESV)
“He will guard the feet of his faithful ones,
but the wicked shall be cut off in darkness,
for not by might shall a man prevail.

2Sam 22:26

(NIV)
‘To the faithful you show yourself faithful,
to the blameless you show yourself blameless,
(ESV)
With the merciful you show yourself merciful;
with the blameless man you show yourself blameless;

2Chr 6:41

(NIV)
‘Now arise,  Lord God, and come to your resting place,
you and the ark of your might.
May your priests,  Lord God, be clothed with salvation,
may your faithful people rejoice in your goodness.
(ESV)
“And now arise, O  Lord God, and go to your resting place,
you and the ark of your might.
Let your priests, O  Lord God, be clothed with salvation,
and let your saints rejoice in your goodness.

Ps 4:3

(NIV)
Know that the  Lord has set apart his faithful servant for himself;
the  Lord hears when I call to him.
(ESV)
But know that the  Lord has set apart the godly for himself;
the  Lord hears when I call to him.

(NIV)

For the director of music. According to sheminith. A psalm of David.

(ESV)

To the choirmaster: according to The Sheminith. A Psalm of David.

Ps 12:1

(NIV)
Help,  Lord, for no one is faithful any more;
those who are loyal have vanished from the human race.
(ESV)
Save, O  Lord, for the godly one is gone;
for the faithful have vanished from among the children of man.

Ps 16:10

(NIV)
because you will not abandon me to the realm of the dead,
nor will you let your faithful one see decay.
(ESV)
For you will not abandon my soul to Sheol,
or let your holy one see corruption.

Ps 18:25

(NIV)
To the faithful you show yourself faithful,
to the blameless you show yourself blameless,
(ESV)
With the merciful you show yourself merciful;
with the blameless man you show yourself blameless;

Ps 30:4

(NIV)
Sing the praises of the  Lord, you his faithful people;
praise his holy name.
(ESV)
Sing praises to the  Lord, O you his saints,
and give thanks to his holy name.

Ps 31:23

(NIV)
Love the  Lord, all his faithful people!
The  Lord preserves those who are true to him,
but the proud he pays back in full.
(ESV)
Love the  Lord, all you his saints!
The  Lord preserves the faithful
but abundantly repays the one who acts in pride.

Ps 32:6

(NIV)
Therefore let all the faithful pray to you
while you may be found;
surely the rising of the mighty waters
will not reach them.
(ESV)
Therefore let everyone who is godly
offer prayer to you at a time when you may be found;
surely in the rush of great waters,
they shall not reach him.

Ps 37:28

(NIV)
For the  Lord loves the just
and will not forsake his faithful ones.
Wrongdoers will be completely destroyed ;
the offspring of the wicked will perish.
(ESV)
For the  Lord loves justice;
he will not forsake his saints.
They are preserved forever,
but the children of the wicked shall be cut off.

Ps 43:1

(NIV)
Vindicate me, my God,
and plead my cause
against an unfaithful nation.
Rescue me from those who are
deceitful and wicked.
(ESV)
Vindicate me, O God, and defend my cause
against an ungodly people,
from the deceitful and unjust man
deliver me!

Ps 50:5

(NIV)
‘Gather to me this consecrated people,
who made a covenant with me by sacrifice.’
(ESV)
Gather to me my faithful ones,
who made a covenant with me by sacrifice!”

Ps 52:9

(NIV)
For what you have done I will always praise you
in the presence of your faithful people.
And I will hope in your name,
for your name is good.
(ESV)
I will thank you forever,
because you have done it.
I will wait for your name for it is good,
in the presence of the godly.

Ps 79:2

(NIV)
They have left the dead bodies of your servants
as food for the birds of the sky,
the flesh of your own people for the animals of the wild.
(ESV)
They have given the bodies of your servants
to the birds of the heavens for food,
the flesh of your faithful to the beasts of the earth.

Ps 85:8

(NIV)
I will listen to what God the  Lord says;
he promises peace to his people, his faithful servants –
but let them not turn to folly.
(ESV)
Let me hear what God the  Lord will speak,
for he will speak peace to his people, to his saints;
but let them not turn back to folly.

Ps 86:2

(NIV)
Guard my life, for I am faithful to you;
save your servant who trusts in you.
You are my God;
(ESV)
Preserve my life, for I am godly;
save your servant, who trusts in you—you are my God.

Ps 89:19

(NIV)
Once you spoke in a vision,
to your faithful people you said:
‘I have bestowed strength on a warrior;
I have raised up a young man from among the people.
(ESV)
Of old you spoke in a vision to your godly one, and said:
“I have granted help to one who is mighty;
I have exalted one chosen from the people.

Ps 97:10

(NIV)
Let those who love the  Lord hate evil,
for he guards the lives of his faithful ones
and delivers them from the hand of the wicked.
(ESV)
O you who love the  Lord, hate evil!
He preserves the lives of his saints;
he delivers them from the hand of the wicked.

Ps 116:15

(NIV)
Precious in the sight of the  Lord
is the death of his faithful servants.
(ESV)
Precious in the sight of the  Lord
is the death of his saints.

Ps 132:9

(NIV)
May your priests be clothed with your righteousness;
may your faithful people sing for joy.”’
(ESV)
Let your priests be clothed with righteousness,
and let your saints shout for joy.

Ps 132:16

(NIV)
I will clothe her priests with salvation,
and her faithful people shall ever sing for joy.
(ESV)
Her priests I will clothe with salvation,
and her saints will shout for joy.

Ps 145:10

(NIV)
All your works praise you,  Lord;
your faithful people extol you.
(ESV)
All your works shall give thanks to you, O  Lord,
and all your saints shall bless you!

Ps 145:17

(NIV)
The  Lord is righteous in all his ways
and faithful in all he does.
(ESV)
The  Lord is righteous in all his ways
and kind in all his works.

Ps 148:14

(NIV)
And he has raised up for his people a horn,
the praise of all his faithful servants,
of Israel, the people close to his heart.
Praise the  Lord.
(ESV)
He has raised up a horn for his people,
praise for all his saints,
for the people of Israel who are near to him.
Praise the  Lord!

Ps 149:1

(NIV)
Praise the  Lord.
Sing to the  Lord a new song,
his praise in the assembly of his faithful people.
(ESV)
Praise the  Lord!
Sing to the  Lord a new song,
his praise in the assembly of the godly!

Ps 149:5

(NIV)
Let his faithful people rejoice in this honour
and sing for joy on their beds.
(ESV)
Let the godly exult in glory;
let them sing for joy on their beds.

Ps 149:9

(NIV)
to carry out the sentence written against them –
this is the glory of all his faithful people.
Praise the  Lord.
(ESV)
to execute on them the judgment written!
This is honor for all his godly ones.
Praise the  Lord!

Prov 2:8

(NIV)
for he guards the course of the just
and protects the way of his faithful ones.
(ESV)
guarding the paths of justice
and watching over the way of his saints.

Jer 3:12

(NIV)
Go, proclaim this message towards the north:

‘“Return, faithless Israel,” declares the  Lord,
“I will frown on you no longer,
for I am faithful,” declares the  Lord,
“I will not be angry for ever.
(ESV)
Go, and proclaim these words toward the north, and say,

“‘Return, faithless Israel,

declares the  Lord.
I will not look on you in anger,
for I am merciful,

declares the  Lord;
I will not be angry forever.

Dan 4:8

(NIV)
Finally, Daniel came into my presence and I told him the dream. (He is called Belteshazzar, after the name of my god, and the spirit of the holy gods is in him.)

(ESV)
At last Daniel came in before me—he who was named Belteshazzar after the name of my god, and in whom is the spirit of the holy gods —and I told him the dream, saying,

Dan 4:9

(NIV)
I said, ‘Belteshazzar, chief of the magicians, I know that the spirit of the holy gods is in you, and no mystery is too difficult for you. Here is my dream; interpret it for me.
(ESV)
“O Belteshazzar chief of the magicians, because I know that the spirit of the holy gods is in you and that no mystery is too difficult for you, tell me the visions of my dream that I saw and their interpretation.

Dan 4:13

(NIV)
‘In the visions I saw while lying in bed, I looked, and there before me was a holy one, a messenger, coming down from heaven.
(ESV)
“I saw in the visions of my head as I lay in bed, and behold a watcher a holy one, came down from heaven.

Dan 4:17

(NIV)
‘“The decision is announced by messengers, the holy ones declare the verdict, so that the living may know that the Most High is sovereign over all kingdoms on earth and gives them to anyone he wishes and sets over them the lowliest of people.”

(ESV)
The sentence is by the decree of the watchers, the decision by the word of the holy ones, to the end that the living may know that the Most High rules the kingdom of men and gives it to whom he will and sets over it the lowliest of men.’

Dan 4:18

(NIV)
‘This is the dream that I, King Nebuchadnezzar, had. Now, Belteshazzar, tell me what it means, for none of the wise men in my kingdom can interpret it for me. But you can, because the spirit of the holy gods is in you.’

(ESV)
This dream I, King Nebuchadnezzar, saw. And you, O Belteshazzar, tell me the interpretation, because all the wise men of my kingdom are not able to make known to me the interpretation, but you are able, for the spirit of the holy gods is in you.”

Dan 4:23

(NIV)
‘Your Majesty saw a holy one, a messenger, coming down from heaven and saying, “Cut down the tree and destroy it, but leave the stump, bound with iron and bronze, in the grass of the field, while its roots remain in the ground. Let him be drenched with the dew of heaven; let him live with the wild animals, until seven times pass by for him.”

(ESV)
And because the king saw a watcher, a holy one, coming down from heaven and saying, ‘Chop down the tree and destroy it, but leave the stump of its roots in the earth, bound with a band of iron and bronze, in the tender grass of the field, and let him be wet with the dew of heaven, and let his portion be with the beasts of the field, till seven periods of time pass over him,’

Dan 5:11

(NIV)
There is a man in your kingdom who has the spirit of the holy gods in him. In the time of your father he was found to have insight and intelligence and wisdom like that of the gods. Your father, King Nebuchadnezzar, appointed him chief of the magicians, enchanters, astrologers and diviners.
(ESV)
There is a man in your kingdom in whom is the spirit of the holy gods. In the days of your father, light and understanding and wisdom like the wisdom of the gods were found in him, and King Nebuchadnezzar, your father—your father the kingmade him chief of the magicians, enchanters, Chaldeans, and astrologers,

Dan 7:18

(NIV)
But the holy people of the Most High will receive the kingdom and will possess it for ever – yes, for ever and ever.”

(ESV)
But the saints of the Most High shall receive the kingdom and possess the kingdom forever, forever and ever.’

Dan 7:21

(NIV)
As I watched, this horn was waging war against the holy people and defeating them,
(ESV)
As I looked, this horn made war with the saints and prevailed over them,

Dan 7:22

(NIV)
until the Ancient of Days came and pronounced judgment in favour of the holy people of the Most High, and the time came when they possessed the kingdom.

(ESV)
until the Ancient of Days came, and judgment was given for the saints of the Most High, and the time came when the saints possessed the kingdom.

Dan 7:25

(NIV)
He will speak against the Most High and oppress his holy people and try to change the set times and the laws. The holy people will be delivered into his hands for a time, times and half a time.

(ESV)
He shall speak words against the Most High,
and shall wear out the saints of the Most High,
and shall think to change the times and the law;
and they shall be given into his hand
for a time, times, and half a time.

Dan 7:27

(NIV)
Then the sovereignty, power and greatness of all the kingdoms under heaven will be handed over to the holy people of the Most High. His kingdom will be an everlasting kingdom, and all rulers will worship and obey him.”

(ESV)
And the kingdom and the dominion
and the greatness of the kingdoms under the whole heaven
shall be given to the people of the saints of the Most High;
his kingdom shall be an everlasting kingdom,
and all dominions shall serve and obey him.’

Mic 7:2

(NIV)
The faithful have been swept from the land;
not one upright person remains.
Everyone lies in wait to shed blood;
they hunt each other with nets.
(ESV)
The godly has perished from the earth,
and there is no one upright among mankind;
they all lie in wait for blood,
and each hunts the other with a net.
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