Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Thus has the LORD of hosts said, 'Dispense true justice and practice kindness and compassion each to his brother;

King James Version

Thus speaketh the LORD of hosts, saying, Execute true judgment, and shew mercy and compassions every man to his brother:

Holman Bible

"The Lord of Hosts says this: Render true justice. Show faithful love and compassion to one another.

International Standard Version

"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Administer true justice, and show gracious love and mercy toward each other.

A Conservative Version

Thus LORD of hosts has spoken, saying, Execute TRUE justice, and show kindness and compassion every man to his brother.

American Standard Version

Thus hath Jehovah of hosts spoken, saying, Execute true judgment, and show kindness and compassion every man to his brother;

Amplified

Thus has the Lord of hosts spoken: Execute true judgment and show mercy and kindness and tender compassion, every man to his brother;

Bible in Basic English

This is what the Lord of armies has said: Let your judging be upright and done in good faith, let every man have mercy and pity for his brother:

Darby Translation

Thus speaketh Jehovah of hosts, saying, Execute true judgment, and shew loving-kindness and mercies one to another,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thus hath the LORD of the hosts spoken, saying, Execute true judgment, and show mercy and compassion each one to his brother;

Julia Smith Translation

Thus said Jehovah of armies, saying. Judge ye the judgment of truth, and do mercy and compassions each to his brother.

King James 2000

Thus speaks the LORD of hosts, saying, Execute true judgment, and show mercy and compassion every man to his brother:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Thus says Yahweh of hosts: 'Judge [with] trustworthy justice, and show steadfast love and compassion {to one another}.

Modern King James verseion

So speaks Jehovah of Hosts, saying, Judge true judgment, and practice kindness and pity, each man to his brother.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Thus sayeth the LORD of Hosts, 'Execute true judgment, and show mercy and loving-kindness, every man to his brother.

NET Bible

"The Lord who rules over all said, 'Exercise true judgment and show brotherhood and compassion to each other.

New Heart English Bible

"Thus has the LORD of hosts spoken, saying, 'Execute true judgment, and show kindness and compassion every man to his brother.

New simplified Bible

Jehovah of Hosts has spoken: Every man should execute true judgment, and show kindness and compassion to his brother!

The Emphasized Bible

Thus, spake Yahweh of hosts, saying, - With true justice, give ye judgment, and, lovingkindness and compassions, observe ye, one with another;

Webster

Thus speaketh the LORD of hosts, saying, Execute true judgment, and show mercy and compassions every man to his brother:

World English Bible

"Thus has Yahweh of Armies spoken, saying, 'Execute true judgment, and show kindness and compassion every man to his brother.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Thus spake Jehovah of Hosts, saying: True judgment judge ye, And kindness and mercy do one with another.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

Usage: 0

the Lord

Usage: 0

of hosts
צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483


Usage: 0

שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

אמת 
'emeth 
Usage: 127

משׁפּט 
Mishpat 
Usage: 421

and shew

do , make , wrought , deal , commit , offer , execute , keep , shew , prepare , work , do so , perform , get , dress , maker , maintain ,
Usage: 0

רחם 
Racham 
Usage: 44

אישׁ 
'iysh 
man , men , one , husband , any ,
Usage: 692

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Disobedience And Fasting

8 Then the word of the LORD came to Zechariah saying, 9 "Thus has the LORD of hosts said, 'Dispense true justice and practice kindness and compassion each to his brother; 10 and do not oppress the widow or the orphan, the stranger or the poor; and do not devise evil in your hearts against one another.'



Cross References

Micah 6:8

He has told you, O man, what is good; And what does the LORD require of you But to do justice, to love kindness, And to walk humbly with your God?

Jeremiah 21:12

O house of David, thus says the LORD: "Administer justice every morning; And deliver the person who has been robbed from the power of his oppressor, That My wrath may not go forth like fire And burn with none to extinguish it, Because of the evil of their deeds.

Ezekiel 45:9

'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Enough, you princes of Israel; put away violence and destruction, and practice justice and righteousness Stop your expropriations from My people," declares the Lord GOD.

Matthew 23:23

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and dill and cummin, and have neglected the weightier provisions of the law: justice and mercy and faithfulness; but these are the things you should have done without neglecting the others.

Leviticus 19:15

'You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor nor defer to the great, but you are to judge your neighbor fairly.

Leviticus 19:35-37

'You shall do no wrong in judgment, in measurement of weight, or capacity.

Deuteronomy 10:18-19

"He executes justice for the orphan and the widow, and shows His love for the alien by giving him food and clothing.

Deuteronomy 15:7-14

"If there is a poor man with you, one of your brothers, in any of your towns in your land which the LORD your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart, nor close your hand from your poor brother;

Deuteronomy 16:18-20

"You shall appoint for yourself judges and officers in all your towns which the LORD your God is giving you, according to your tribes, and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.

Psalm 82:2-4

How long will you judge unjustly And show partiality to the wicked? Selah.

Proverbs 21:3

To do righteousness and justice Is desired by the LORD more than sacrifice.

Isaiah 58:6-10

"Is this not the fast which I choose, To loosen the bonds of wickedness, To undo the bands of the yoke, And to let the oppressed go free And break every yoke?

Jeremiah 7:5

"For if you truly amend your ways and your deeds, if you truly practice justice between a man and his neighbor,

Jeremiah 7:23

"But this is what I commanded them, saying, 'Obey My voice, and I will be your God, and you will be My people; and you will walk in all the way which I command you, that it may be well with you.'

Hosea 10:12-13

Sow with a view to righteousness, Reap in accordance with kindness; Break up your fallow ground, For it is time to seek the LORD Until He comes to rain righteousness on you.

Amos 5:24

"But let justice roll down like waters And righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.

Zechariah 7:7

'Are not these the words which the LORD proclaimed by the former prophets, when Jerusalem was inhabited and prosperous along with its cities around it, and the Negev and the foothills were inhabited?'"

Zechariah 8:16-17

'These are the things which you should do: speak the truth to one another; judge with truth and judgment for peace in your gates.

Luke 11:42

"But woe to you Pharisees! For you pay tithe of mint and rue and every kind of garden herb, and yet disregard justice and the love of God; but these are the things you should have done without neglecting the others.

John 7:51

"Our Law does not judge a man unless it first hears from him and knows what he is doing, does it?"

James 2:13-17

For judgment will be merciless to one who has shown no mercy; mercy triumphs over judgment.



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