Parallel Verses

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.

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:

Holman Bible

These are the things you must do: Speak truth to one another; make true and sound decisions within 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;

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;

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,

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

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

ye every man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

the judgment
משׁפּט 
Mishpat 
Usage: 421

and peace
שׁלם שׁלום 
Shalowm 
Usage: 236

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Yahweh's Promise To Jerusalem

15 So again have I purposed in these days to do good to Jerusalem and to the house of Judah. Fear not! 16 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. 17 And let none of you think or imagine or devise evil or injury in your hearts against his neighbor, and love no false oath, for all these things I hate, says the Lord.


Cross References

Zechariah 7:9

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

Psalm 15:2

He who walks and lives uprightly and blamelessly, who works rightness and justice and speaks and thinks the truth in his heart,

Ephesians 4:25

Therefore, rejecting all falsity and being done now with it, let everyone express the truth with his neighbor, for we are all parts of one body and members one of another.

Proverbs 12:17

He who breathes out truth shows forth righteousness (uprightness and right standing with God), but a false witness utters deceit.

Proverbs 12:19

Truthful lips shall be established forever, but a lying tongue is [credited] but for a moment.

Isaiah 9:7

Of the increase of His government and of peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David and over his kingdom, to establish it and to uphold it with justice and with righteousness from the [latter] time forth, even forevermore. The zeal of the Lord of hosts will perform this.

Zechariah 8:19

Thus says the Lord of hosts: The fast of the fourth month and the fast of the fifth, the fast of the seventh and the fast of the tenth, shall be to the house of Judah times of joy and gladness and cheerful, appointed seasons; therefore [in order that this may happen to you, as the condition of fulfilling the promise] love truth and peace.

Leviticus 19:11

You shall not steal, or deal falsely, or lie one to another.

Deuteronomy 10:12-13

And now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you but [reverently] to fear the Lord your God, [that is] to walk in all His ways, and to love Him, and to serve the Lord your God with all your [mind and] heart and with your entire being,

Deuteronomy 11:7-8

For your eyes have seen all the great work of the Lord which He did.

Isaiah 11:3-9

And shall make Him of quick understanding, and His delight shall be in the reverential and obedient fear of the Lord. And He shall not judge by the sight of His eyes, neither decide by the hearing of His ears;

Jeremiah 9:3-5

And they bend their tongue, [which is] their bow for the lies [they shoot]. And not according to faithfulness do they rule and become strong in the land; for they proceed from evil to evil, and they do not know and understand and acknowledge Me, says the Lord.

Hosea 4:1-2

Hear the word of the Lord, you children of Israel, for the Lord has a controversy (a pleading contention) with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no faithfulness, love, pity and mercy, or knowledge of God [from personal experience with Him] in the land.

Amos 5:15

Hate the evil and love the good and establish justice in the [court of the city's] gate. It may be that the Lord, the God of hosts, will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph [the northern kingdom].

Amos 5:24

But let justice run down like waters and righteousness as a mighty and ever-flowing stream.

Micah 6:8

He has showed you, O man, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you but to do justly, and to love kindness and mercy, and to humble yourself and walk humbly with your God?

Micah 6:12

For [the city's] rich men are full of violence; her inhabitants have spoken lies and their tongues are deceitful in their mouths.

Matthew 5:9

Blessed (enjoying enviable happiness, spiritually prosperous -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, regardless of their outward conditions) are the makers and maintainers of peace, for they shall be called the sons of God!

Luke 3:8-14

Bear fruits that are deserving and consistent with [your] repentance [that is, conduct worthy of a heart changed, a heart abhorring sin]. And do not begin to say to yourselves, We have Abraham as our father; for I tell you that God is able from these stones to raise up descendants for Abraham.

Ephesians 4:17

So this I say and solemnly testify in [the name of] the Lord [as in His presence], that you must no longer live as the heathen (the Gentiles) do in their perverseness [in the folly, vanity, and emptiness of their souls and the futility] of their minds.

1 Thessalonians 4:6

That no man transgress and overreach his brother and defraud him in this matter or defraud his brother in business. For the Lord is an avenger in all these things, as we have already warned you solemnly and told you plainly.

1 Peter 1:13-16

So brace up your minds; be sober (circumspect, morally alert); set your hope wholly and unchangeably on the grace (divine favor) that is coming to you when Jesus Christ (the Messiah) is revealed.

Revelation 21:8

But as for the cowards and the ignoble and the contemptible and the cravenly lacking in courage and the cowardly submissive, and as for the unbelieving and faithless, and as for the depraved and defiled with abominations, and as for murderers and the lewd and adulterous and the practicers of magic arts and the idolaters (those who give supreme devotion to anyone or anything other than God) and all liars (those who knowingly convey untruth by word or deed) -- "[all of these shall have] their part in the lake that blazes with fire and brimstone. This is the second death.

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