Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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, "Keep justice, and do righteousness; for my salvation is near to come, and my righteousness to be revealed. 2 Blessed is the man who does this, and the son of man who holds it fast; who keeps the Sabbath from profaning it, and keeps his hand from doing any evil."


Cross References

Matthew 3:2

"Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is near."

Psalm 85:9

Surely his salvation is near 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

Whoever offers the sacrifice of thanksgiving glorifies me, and prepares his way so that I will show God's salvation to him."

Isaiah 1:16-19

Wash yourselves, make yourself clean. Put away the evil of your doings from before my eyes. Cease to do evil.

Isaiah 26:7-8

The way of the righteous is level. O Just One, you make the path of the righteous smooth.

Isaiah 46:13

I bring near my righteousness, it shall not be far off, and my salvation shall not wait; and I will place salvation in Zion for Israel my glory.

Isaiah 51:5

My righteousness is near, my salvation is gone forth, and my arms shall judge the peoples; the islands shall wait for me, and on my arm shall they trust.

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 mercy on him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

Romans 1:17

For in it is revealed God's righteousness from faith to faith. As it is written, "But the righteous shall live by faith."

Romans 10:6-10

But the righteousness which is of faith says this, "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 time for you to awaken out of sleep, for salvation is now nearer to us than when we first believed.

Jeremiah 7:3-11

Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, 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 proclaim, and to say, "Repent. For the Kingdom of Heaven is near."

Mark 1:15

and saying, "The time is fulfilled, and the Kingdom of God is near. Repent, and believe in the Good News."

Luke 3:3-9

He came into all the region around the Jordan, proclaiming the baptism of repentance for remission of sins.

John 7:17

If anyone desires to do his will, he will know about the teaching, whether it is from God, or if I am speaking from myself.

Malachi 4:4

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

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