Do Dogs Go To Heaven?
According to Christian comedian Mark Lowry, Psalm 36:6 says that dogs (and other animals, with the exception of cats who he says are going to hell) are going to heaven. You can watch the humorous video below.
In case you were wondering what Psalm 36:6 says, and if it is saying that dogs are going to heaven, below are several translations.
Make your own determination if the Bible is saying that dogs (and other animals) go to heaven.
New International Version
Your righteousness is like the highest mountains, your justice like the great deep. You, LORD, preserve both people and animals.
New Living Translation
Your righteousness is like the mighty mountains, your justice like the ocean depths. You care for people and animals alike, O LORD.
English Standard Version
Your righteousness is like the mountains of God; your judgments are like the great deep; man and beast you save, O LORD.
New American Standard Bible
Your righteousness is like the mountains of God; Your judgments are like a great deep. O LORD, You preserve man and beast.
King James Bible
Thy righteousness is like the great mountains; thy judgments are a great deep: O LORD, thou preservest man and beast.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Your righteousness is like the highest mountains; Your judgments, like the deepest sea. LORD, You preserve man and beast.
International Standard Version
Your righteousness is like the mountains of God; your justice is like the great depths of the sea. You deliver both people and animals, LORD.
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