Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

and my righteousness
צדקה 
Ts@daqah 
Usage: 157

Context Readings

Salvation For All Who Obey

1 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. 2 Blessed is the one who does this, and the person that holds it fast, who observes the Sabbath without profaning it, and restrains his hands from practicing any evil.


Cross References

Matthew 3:2

"Repent, because the kingdom from heaven is near!"

Psalm 85:9

Surely, he will soon deliver those who fear him, for his glory will live in our land.

Psalm 24:4-6

The one who has innocent hands and a pure heart; the person who does not delight in what is false and does not swear an oath deceitfully.

Psalm 50:23

Whoever offers a sacrifice of thanksgiving glorifies me, and I will reveal the salvation of God to whomever continues in my way." To the Director: A Davidic Psalm. When the prophet Nathan came to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.

Isaiah 1:16-19

"Wash yourselves, and make yourselves clean; remove your evil behavior from my presence; stop practicing what is evil.

Isaiah 26:7-8

"The path of the righteous is level; O Upright One, you make safe the way of justice.

Isaiah 46:13

My righteousness is brought near and it's not far off, and my salvation won't delay. I'll grant salvation in Zion, and to Israel, my glory."

Isaiah 51:5

I will quickly bring my deliverance near; my salvation is on the way. His arm will bring justice to the nations; the coastlands will hope for him, and they will wait for his arm.

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous person his thoughts. Let him return to the LORD, So he'll have mercy upon him, and to our God, for he'll pardon abundantly.

Romans 1:17

For in the gospel God's righteousness is being revealed from faith to faith, as it is written, "The righteous will live by faith."

Romans 10:6-10

But the righteousness that comes from faith says, "Do not say in your heart, "Who will go up to heaven?' (that is, to bring the Messiah down),

Romans 13:11-14

This is necessary because you know the times it's already time for you to wake up from sleep, because our salvation is nearer now than when we became believers.

Jeremiah 7:3-11

This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, the God of Israel, says:

Matthew 4:17

From then on, Jesus began to announce, "Repent, because the kingdom from heaven is near!"

Mark 1:15

He said, "The time is now! The kingdom of God is near! Repent, and keep believing the gospel!"

Luke 3:3-9

John went throughout the entire Jordan region, proclaiming a baptism about repentance for the forgiveness of sins,

John 7:17

If anyone wants to do his will, he'll know whether this teaching is from God or whether I'm speaking on my own.

Malachi 4:4

"Remember the Law of Moses my servant that I gave him at Horeb for all Israel both the decrees and laws.

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