Zechariah 8:16



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

These are the things that ye shall do; Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbour; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates:

International Standard Version

Here's what you must do: tell the truth to your neighbors, administer true and peaceful justice in your courtrooms,

A Conservative Version

These are the things that ye shall do: Speak ye every man the truth with his neighbor. Execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates.

American Standard Version

These are the things that ye shall do: speak ye every man the truth with his neighbor; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates;

Amplified

These are the things that you shall do: speak every man the truth with his neighbor; render the truth and pronounce the judgment or verdict that makes for peace in [the courts at] your gates.

Bible in Basic English

These are the things which you are to do: Let every man say what is true to his neighbour; and let your judging give peace in your towns.

Darby Translation

These are the things that ye shall do: Speak truth every one with his neighbour; execute truth and the judgment of peace in your gates;

Holman Bible

These are the things you must do: Speak truth to one another; render honest and peaceful judgments in your gates.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

These are the things that ye shall do: Speak each one the truth to his neighbour; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates;

Julia Smith Translation

These the words which ye shall do: speak the truth each with his neighbor; truth and the judgment of peace judge ye in your gates.

King James 2000

These are the things that you shall do; Speak you every man the truth to his neighbor; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates:

Lexham Expanded Bible

These [are] the things that you must do: speak truth, each [of you], with his neighbor; practice trustworthy judgment and peace in your gates.

Modern King James verseion

These are the things that you shall do. Each man speak the truth to his neighbor. Judge with truth and justice for peace in your gates.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Now the things that ye shall do, are these: Speak every man the truth unto his neighbour, execute judgment truly, and peaceably within your ports,

NET Bible

These are the things you must do: Speak the truth, each of you, to one another. Practice true and righteous judgment in your courts.

New Heart English Bible

These are the things that you shall do: speak every man the truth with his neighbor. Execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates,

New simplified Bible

These are the things that you should do. Every man should speak the truth with his neighbor. Execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates (towns).

The Emphasized Bible

These, are the things which ye shall do: Speak ye the truth, every man with his neighbour, truth and the sentence of peace, pronounce ye in your gates;

Webster

These are the things that ye shall do; Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbor; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates:

World English Bible

These are the things that you shall do: speak every man the truth with his neighbor. Execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates,

Youngs Literal Translation

These are the things that ye do: Speak ye truth each with his neighbour, Truth and peaceful judgment judge in your gates,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

that ye shall do

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

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

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

the truth
אמת 
'emeth 
Usage: 127

ריע רע 
Rea` 
Usage: 187

שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

משׁפּט 
Mishpat 
Usage: 421

of truth
אמת 
'emeth 
Usage: 127

and peace
שׁלם שׁלום 
Shalowm 
Usage: 236

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Yahweh's Promise To Jerusalem

15 so I have again purposed in these days to do good to Jerusalem and to the house of Judah Do not fear! 16 'These are the things which you should do: speak the truth to one another; judge with truth and judgment for peace in your gates. 17 'Also let none of you devise evil in your heart against another, and do not love perjury; for all these are what I hate,' declares the LORD."


Cross References

Zechariah 7:9

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

Psalm 15:2

He who walks with integrity, and works righteousness, And speaks truth in his heart.

Ephesians 4:25

Therefore, laying aside falsehood, SPEAK TRUTH EACH ONE of you WITH HIS NEIGHBOR, for we are members of one another.

Proverbs 12:17

He who speaks truth tells what is right, But a false witness, deceit.

Proverbs 12:19

Truthful lips will be established forever, But a lying tongue is only for a moment.

Isaiah 9:7

There will be no end to the increase of His government or of peace, On the throne of David and over his kingdom, To establish it and to uphold it with justice and righteousness From then on and forevermore The zeal of the LORD of hosts will accomplish this.

Zechariah 8:19

"Thus says the LORD of hosts, 'The fast of the fourth, the fast of the fifth, the fast of the seventh and the fast of the tenth months will become joy, gladness, and cheerful feasts for the house of Judah; so love truth and peace.'

Leviticus 19:11

'You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another.

Deuteronomy 10:12-13

"Now, Israel, what does the LORD your God require from you, but to fear the LORD your God, to walk in all His ways and love Him, and to serve the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul,

Deuteronomy 11:7-8

but your own eyes have seen all the great work of the LORD which He did.

Isaiah 11:3-9

And He will delight in the fear of the LORD, And He will not judge by what His eyes see, Nor make a decision by what His ears hear;

Jeremiah 9:3-5

"They bend their tongue like their bow; Lies and not truth prevail in the land; For they proceed from evil to evil, And they do not know Me," declares the LORD.

Hosea 4:1-2

Listen to the word of the LORD, O sons of Israel, For the LORD has a case against the inhabitants of the land, Because there is no faithfulness or kindness Or knowledge of God in the land.

Amos 5:15

Hate evil, love good, And establish justice in the gate! Perhaps the LORD God of hosts May be gracious to the remnant of Joseph.

Amos 5:24

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

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?

Micah 6:12

"For the rich men of the city are full of violence, Her residents speak lies, And their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

Matthew 5:9

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

Luke 3:8-14

"Therefore bear fruits in keeping with repentance, and do not begin to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father,' for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children to Abraham.

Ephesians 4:17

So this I say, and affirm together with the Lord, that you walk no longer just as the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind,

1 Thessalonians 4:6

and that no man transgress and defraud his brother in the matter because the Lord is the avenger in all these things, just as we also told you before and solemnly warned you.

1 Peter 1:13-16

Therefore, prepare your minds for action, keep sober in spirit, fix your hope completely on the grace to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

Revelation 21:8

"But for the cowardly and unbelieving and abominable and murderers and immoral persons and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death."



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