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

This is what the Lord says,
“Maintain justice and do righteousness,
For My salvation is soon to come,
And My righteousness and justice is soon 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.

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 Thus says the Lord,
Preserve justice and do righteousness,
For My salvation is about to come
And My righteousness to be revealed.
2 Blessed is the man that does this, and the son of man that lays hold on it; that keeps from polluting the sabbath, and keeps his hand from doing any evil.


Cross References

Matthew 3:2

and saying, Repent ye, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

Psalm 85:9

Surely his saving health is near those that fear him, that glory may dwell in our land.

Psalm 24:4-6

He that has clean hands and a pure heart, who has not taken my name in vain, nor sworn deceitfully.

Psalm 50:23

Whosoever sacrifices praise glorifies me; and to him that orders his ways aright I will show the salvation of God.

Isaiah 1:16-19

Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; put away the evil of your doings from before my eyes; cease to do evil;

Isaiah 26:7-8

The way of the just is uprightness: thou, most upright, dost weigh the path of the just.

Isaiah 46:13

I cause my righteousness to come near; it shall not go away; and my salvation shall not be stayed: and I will place salvation in Zion; and my glory in Israel.

Isaiah 51:5

My righteousness is near; my saving health is gone forth, and my arms shall judge the people; the isles shall wait upon me; and on my arm shall they place their hope.

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

Romans 1:17

For in him is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith, as it is written, The just shall live by faith.

Romans 10:6-10

But thus saith the righteousness which is by faith, Say not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into heaven (that is, to bring the Christ down from above)?

Romans 13:11-14

And this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awaken ourselves out of sleep, for now is our saving health nearer than when we believed.

Jeremiah 7:3-11

Thus hath the LORD of the hosts the God of Israel said, Amend your ways and your doings, and I will cause you to dwell in this place.

Matthew 4:17

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

Mark 1:15

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

Luke 3:3-9

And he came into all the country about Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins;

John 7:17

If anyone desires to do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it is of God or whether I speak of myself.

Malachi 4:4

Remember ye the law of Moses my slave, which I commanded unto him in Horeb statutes and my rights over all Israel.

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