Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Hate evil, love good, And establish justice in the gate! Perhaps the LORD God of hosts May be gracious to the remnant of Joseph.

King James Version

Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish judgment in the gate: it may be that the LORD God of hosts will be gracious unto the remnant of Joseph.

Holman Bible

Hate evil and love good; establish justice in the gate. Perhaps the Lord, the God of Hosts, will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph.

International Standard Version

Hate evil and love good, and establish justice in court perhaps the LORD, the God of the Heavenly Armies, will be gracious to the survivors of Joseph.'"

A Conservative Version

Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish justice in the gate. It may be that LORD, the God of hosts, will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph.

American Standard Version

Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish justice in the gate: it may be that Jehovah, the God of hosts, will be gracious unto the remnant of Joseph.

Amplified

Hate the evil and love the good and establish justice in the [court of the city's] gate. It may be that the Lord, the God of hosts, will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph [the northern kingdom].

Bible in Basic English

Be haters of evil and lovers of good, and let right be done in the public place: it may be that the Lord, the God of armies, will have mercy on the rest of Joseph.

Darby Translation

Hate evil, and love good, and establish judgment in the gate: it may be that Jehovah, the God of hosts, will be gracious unto the remnant of Joseph.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Hate the evil and love the good, and establish judgment in the gate; it may be that the LORD God of the hosts will be gracious unto the remnant of Joseph.

Julia Smith Translation

Hate evil and love good, and set ye judgment in the gate: perhaps Jehovah God of armies will compassionate the remnant of Joseph.

King James 2000

Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish justice in the gate: it may be that the LORD God of hosts will be gracious unto the remnant of Joseph.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Hate evil and love good and establish justice in the gate; perhaps Yahweh, the God of hosts, will be gracious [to] the remnant of Joseph.

Modern King James verseion

Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish judgment in the gate. It may be that the Lord Jehovah of Hosts will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Hate the evil, and love the good. Set up right again in the port and, no doubt, the LORD God of hosts shall be merciful unto the remnant of Joseph.

NET Bible

Hate what is wrong, love what is right! Promote justice at the city gate! Maybe the Lord, the God who commands armies, will have mercy on those who are left from Joseph.

New Heart English Bible

Hate evil, love good, and establish justice in the courts. It may be that the LORD, the God of Hosts, will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph."

New simplified Bible

Hate evil, and love good! Establish justice in the gate. It may be that Jehovah, the God of Hosts, will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph.

The Emphasized Bible

Hate wrong, and love right, and station, Justice, in the gate, - Peradventure, Yahweh, God of hosts, will be gracious unto the remnant of Joseph.

Webster

Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish judgment in the gate: it may be that the LORD God of hosts will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph.

World English Bible

Hate evil, love good, and establish justice in the courts. It may be that Yahweh, the God of Armies, will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph."

Youngs Literal Translation

Hate evil, and love good, And set up judgment in the gate, It may be Jehovah, God of Hosts, doth pity the remnant of Joseph.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂנא 
Sane' 
Usage: 145

the evil
רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

and love
אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

the good
טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 553

and establish
יצג 
Yatsag 
Usage: 16

משׁפּט 
Mishpat 
Usage: 421

in the gate
שׁער 
Sha`ar 
Usage: 374

it may be that the Lord

Usage: 0

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

of hosts
צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

will be gracious
חנן 
Chanan 
Usage: 77

שׁארית 
Sh@'eriyth 
Usage: 67

References

American

Hastings

Context Readings

A Lament And Call To Repentance

14 Seek good and not evil, that you may live; And thus may the LORD God of hosts be with you, Just as you have said! 15 Hate evil, love good, And establish justice in the gate! Perhaps the LORD God of hosts May be gracious to the remnant of Joseph. 16 Therefore thus says the LORD God of hosts, the Lord, "There is wailing in all the plazas, And in all the streets they say, 'Alas! Alas!' They also call the farmer to mourning And professional mourners to lamentation.



Cross References

Psalm 97:10

Hate evil, you who love the LORD, Who preserves the souls of His godly ones; He delivers them from the hand of the wicked.

Joel 2:14

Who knows whether He will not turn and relent And leave a blessing behind Him, Even a grain offering and a drink offering For the LORD your God?

Romans 12:9

Let love be without hypocrisy Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.

Micah 5:7-8

Then the remnant of Jacob Will be among many peoples Like dew from the LORD, Like showers on vegetation Which do not wait for man Or delay for the sons of men.

Exodus 32:30

On the next day Moses said to the people, "You yourselves have committed a great sin; and now I am going up to the LORD, perhaps I can make atonement for your sin."

Amos 5:10

They hate him who reproves in the gate, And they abhor him who speaks with integrity.

Micah 5:3

Therefore He will give them up until the time When she who is in labor has borne a child Then the remainder of His brethren Will return to the sons of Israel.

2 Samuel 16:12

"Perhaps the LORD will look on my affliction and return good to me instead of his cursing this day."

1 Kings 20:31

His servants said to him, "Behold now, we have heard that the kings of the house of Israel are merciful kings, please let us put sackcloth on our loins and ropes on our heads, and go out to the king of Israel; perhaps he will save your life."

2 Kings 13:7

For he left to Jehoahaz of the army not more than fifty horsemen and ten chariots and 10,000 footmen, for the king of Aram had destroyed them and made them like the dust at threshing.

2 Kings 14:26-27

For the LORD saw the affliction of Israel, which was very bitter; for there was neither bond nor free, nor was there any helper for Israel.

2 Kings 15:29

In the days of Pekah king of Israel, Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria came and captured Ijon and Abel-beth-maacah and Janoah and Kedesh and Hazor and Gilead and Galilee, all the land of Naphtali; and he carried them captive to Assyria.

2 Kings 19:4

'Perhaps the LORD your God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, whom his master the king of Assyria has sent to reproach the living God, and will rebuke the words which the LORD your God has heard Therefore, offer a prayer for the remnant that is left.'"

2 Chronicles 19:6-11

He said to the judges, "Consider what you are doing, for you do not judge for man but for the LORD who is with you when you render judgment.

Psalm 34:14

Depart from evil and do good; Seek peace and pursue it.

Psalm 36:4

He plans wickedness upon his bed; He sets himself on a path that is not good; He does not despise evil.

Psalm 37:27

Depart from evil and do good, So you will abide forever.

Psalm 82:2-4

How long will you judge unjustly And show partiality to the wicked? Selah.

Psalm 119:104

From Your precepts I get understanding; Therefore I hate every false way.

Psalm 139:21-22

Do I not hate those who hate You, O LORD? And do I not loathe those who rise up against You?

Jeremiah 7:5-7

"For if you truly amend your ways and your deeds, if you truly practice justice between a man and his neighbor,

Jeremiah 31:7

For thus says the LORD, "Sing aloud with gladness for Jacob, And shout among the chief of the nations; Proclaim, give praise and say, 'O LORD, save Your people, The remnant of Israel.'

Amos 5:6

"Seek the LORD that you may live, Or He will break forth like a fire, O house of Joseph, And it will consume with none to quench it for Bethel,

Amos 5:24

"But let justice roll down like waters And righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.

Amos 6:12

Do horses run on rocks? Or does one plow them with oxen? Yet you have turned justice into poison And the fruit of righteousness into wormwood,

Jonah 3:9

"Who knows, God may turn and relent and withdraw His burning anger so that we will not perish."

Micah 2:12

"I will surely assemble all of you, Jacob, I will surely gather the remnant of Israel. I will put them together like sheep in the fold; Like a flock in the midst of its pasture They will be noisy with men.

Romans 7:15-16

For what I am doing, I do not understand; for I am not practicing what I would like to do, but I am doing the very thing I hate.

Romans 7:22

For I joyfully concur with the law of God in the inner man,

Romans 8:7

because the mind set on the flesh is hostile toward God; for it does not subject itself to the law of God, for it is not even able to do so,

1 Thessalonians 5:21-22

But examine everything carefully; hold fast to that which is good;

3 John 1:11

Beloved, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good The one who does good is of God; the one who does evil has not seen God.



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