Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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."

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

and love
אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

and establish
יצג 
Yatsag 
Usage: 16

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 so the LORD, the God of hosts, shall be with you, as you have spoken. 15 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. 16 Therefore the LORD, the God of hosts, the Lord, says thus: Wailing shall be in all streets; and they shall say in all the highways, Alas! alas! and they shall call the farmer to mourning, and such as are skilful in lamentation to wailing.



Cross References

Psalm 97:10

You that love the LORD, hate evil: he preserves the souls of his saints; he delivers them out of the hand of the wicked.

Joel 2:14

Who knows if he will return and have pity, and leave a blessing behind him; even a grain offering and a drink offering unto the LORD your God?

Romans 12:9

Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.

Micah 5:7-8

And the remnant of Jacob shall be in the midst of many people as a dew from the LORD, as the showers upon the grass, that tarries not for man, nor waits for the sons of men.

Exodus 32:30

And it came to pass on the next day, that Moses said unto the people, you have sinned a great sin: and now I will go up unto the LORD; perhaps I shall make an atonement for your sin.

Amos 5:10

They hate him that rebukes in the gate, and they abhor him that speaks uprightly.

Micah 5:3

Therefore will he give them up, until the time that she who travails has brought forth: then the remnant of his brethren shall return unto the children of Israel.

2 Samuel 16:12

It may be that the LORD will look on my affliction, and that the LORD will repay me good for his cursing this day.

1 Kings 20:31

And his servants said unto him, Behold now, we have heard that the kings of the house of Israel are merciful kings: let us, I pray you, put sackcloth on our loins, and ropes upon our heads, and go out to the king of Israel: perhaps he will save your life.

2 Kings 13:7

Neither did he leave of the people to Jehoahaz but fifty horsemen, and ten chariots, and ten thousand footmen; for the king of Syria had destroyed them, and had made them like the dust at threshing.

2 Kings 14:26-27

For the LORD saw the affliction of Israel, that it was very bitter: for there was not any, bond nor free left, nor any helper for Israel.

2 Kings 15:29

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

2 Kings 19:4

It may be the LORD your God will hear all the words of Rab-shakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master has sent to reproach the living God; and will reprove the words which the LORD your God has heard: therefore lift up your prayer for the remnant that are left.

2 Chronicles 19:6-11

And said to the judges, Take heed what you do: for you judge not for man, but for the LORD, who is with you in the judgment.

Psalm 34:14

Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.

Psalm 36:4

He devises mischief upon his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he abhors not evil.

Psalm 37:27

Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell forevermore.

Psalm 82:2-4

How long will you judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah.

Psalm 119:104

Through your precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way.

Psalm 139:21-22

Do not I hate them, O LORD, that hate you? and am not I grieved with those that rise up against you?

Jeremiah 7:5-7

For if you thoroughly amend your ways and your doings; if you thoroughly execute justice between a man and his neighbor;

Jeremiah 31:7

For thus says the LORD; Sing 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, and you shall live; lest he break out like fire in the house of Joseph, and devour it, and there be none to quench it in Bethel.

Amos 5:24

But let justice run down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream.

Amos 6:12

Shall horses run upon the rock? will one plow there with oxen? for you have turned justice into gall, and the fruit of righteousness into hemlock:

Jonah 3:9

Who can tell if God will turn and relent, and turn away from his fierce anger, that we perish not?

Micah 2:12

I will surely assemble, O Jacob, all of you; I will surely gather the remnant of Israel; I will put them together as sheep in a fold, as the flock in the midst of their pasture: they shall make a loud noise because of the multitude of men.

Romans 7:15-16

For that which I do I know not: for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I.

Romans 7:22

For I delight in the law of God after the inward man:

Romans 8:7

Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.

1 Thessalonians 5:21-22

Test all things; hold fast that which is good.

3 John 1:11

Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that does good is of God: but he that does evil has not seen God.

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