Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Thus says the LORD, "Preserve justice and do righteousness, For My salvation is about to come And My righteousness to be revealed.

King James Version

Thus saith the LORD, Keep ye judgment, and do justice: for my salvation is near to come, and my righteousness to be revealed.

Holman Bible

This is what the Lord says: Preserve justice and do what is right, for My salvation is coming soon, and My righteousness will be revealed.

International Standard Version

For this is what the LORD says: "Maintain justice, and do what is right, for soon my salvation will come, and soon my deliverance will be revealed.

A Conservative Version

Thus says LORD, Keep ye justice, and do righteousness. For my salvation is near to come, and my righteousness to be revealed.

American Standard Version

Thus saith Jehovah, Keep ye justice, and do righteousness; for my salvation is near to come, and my righteousness to be revealed.

Amplified

Thus says the Lord: Keep justice, do and use righteousness (conformity to the will of God which brings salvation), for My salvation is soon to come and My righteousness (My rightness and justice) to be revealed.

Bible in Basic English

The Lord says, Let your way of life be upright, and let your behaviour be rightly ordered: for my salvation is near, and my righteousness will quickly be seen.

Darby Translation

Thus saith Jehovah: Keep ye judgment and do righteousness; for my salvation is near to come, and my righteousness to be revealed.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thus saith the LORD, Keep ye judgment, and do righteousness: for my saving health is near to come, and my righteousness to be manifested.

Julia Smith Translation

Thus said Jehovah, Watch ye judgment and do justice; for my salvation drew near to come, and my justice to be uncovered.

King James 2000

Thus says the LORD, Keep justice, and do righteousness: for my salvation is soon to come, and my righteousness to be revealed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Thus says Yahweh: "Observe justice and do righteousness, for my salvation [is] close to coming, and my justice to being revealed.

Modern King James verseion

So says Jehovah, Keep judgment and do justice; for My salvation is near to come, and My righteousness to be revealed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thus sayeth the LORD: Keep equity, and do right, for my saving health shall come shortly, and my righteousness shall be opened.

NET Bible

This is what the Lord says, "Promote justice! Do what is right! For I am ready to deliver you; I am ready to vindicate you openly.

New Heart English Bible

Thus says the LORD, "Keep justice, and do righteousness; for my salvation is near to come, and my righteousness to be revealed.

The Emphasized Bible

Thus, saith Yahweh, Observe ye justice, And execute righteousness, - For near, is My salvation, to come in, and My righteousness to be revealed.

Webster

Thus saith the LORD, Keep ye judgment, and do justice: for my salvation is near to come, and my righteousness to be revealed.

World English Bible

Thus says Yahweh, "Keep justice, and do righteousness; for my salvation is near to come, and my righteousness to be revealed.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thus said Jehovah: 'Keep ye judgment, and do righteousness, For near is My salvation to come, And My righteousness to be revealed.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the Lord

Usage: 0

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

and do

Usage: 0

ישׁוּעה 
Y@shuw`ah 
Usage: 78

is near
קרב קרוב 
Qarowb 
Usage: 77

to come

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

צדקה 
Ts@daqah 
Usage: 157

Context Readings

Salvation For All Who Obey

1 Thus says the LORD, "Preserve justice and do righteousness, For My salvation is about to come And My righteousness to be revealed. 2 "How blessed is the man who does this, And the son of man who takes hold of it; Who keeps from profaning the sabbath, And keeps his hand from doing any evil."


Cross References

Matthew 3:2

"Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."

Psalm 85:9

Surely His salvation is near to those who fear Him, That glory may dwell in our land.

Psalm 24:4-6

He who has clean hands and a pure heart, Who has not lifted up his soul to falsehood And has not sworn deceitfully.

Psalm 50:23

"He who offers a sacrifice of thanksgiving honors Me; And to him who orders his way aright I shall show the salvation of God."

Isaiah 1:16-19

"Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; Remove the evil of your deeds from My sight Cease to do evil,

Isaiah 26:7-8

The way of the righteous is smooth; O Upright One, make the path of the righteous level.

Isaiah 46:13

"I bring near My righteousness, it is not far off; And My salvation will not delay And I will grant salvation in Zion, And My glory for Israel.

Isaiah 51:5

"My righteousness is near, My salvation has gone forth, And My arms will judge the peoples; The coastlands will wait for Me, And for My arm they will wait expectantly.

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked forsake his way And the unrighteous man his thoughts; And let him return to the LORD, And He will have compassion on him, And to our God, For He will abundantly pardon.

Romans 1:17

For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, "BUT THE RIGHTEOUS man SHALL LIVE BY FAITH."

Romans 10:6-10

But the righteousness based on faith speaks as follows: "DO NOT SAY IN YOUR HEART, 'WHO WILL ASCEND INTO HEAVEN?' (that is, to bring Christ down),

Romans 13:11-14

Do this, knowing the time, that it is already the hour for you to awaken from sleep; for now salvation is nearer to us than when we believed.

Jeremiah 7:3-11

Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, "Amend your ways and your deeds, and I will let you dwell in this place.

Matthew 4:17

From that time Jesus began to preach and say, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."

Mark 1:15

and saying, "The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel."

Luke 3:3-9

And he came into all the district around the Jordan, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins;

John 7:17

"If anyone is willing to do His will, he will know of the teaching, whether it is of God or whether I speak from Myself.

Malachi 4:4

"Remember the law of Moses My servant, even the statutes and ordinances which I commanded him in Horeb for all Israel.

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