Parallel Verses

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.

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;

Amplified

These are the things which you should do: speak the truth with one another; judge with truth and pronounce the judgment that brings peace in [the courts at] your gates.

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;

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 in these days it is again my purpose to do good to Jerusalem and to the children of Judah: have no fear. 16 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. 17 Let no one have any evil thought in his heart against his neighbour; and have no love for false oaths: for all these things are hated by me, says the Lord.


Cross References

Zechariah 7:9

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:

Ephesians 4:25

And so, putting away false words, let everyone say what is true to his neighbour: for we are parts one of another.

Proverbs 12:17

The breathing out of true words gives knowledge of righteousness; but a false witness gives out deceit.

Proverbs 12:19

True lips are certain for ever, but a false tongue is only for a minute.

Isaiah 9:7

Of the increase of his rule and of peace there will be no end, on the seat of David, and in his kingdom; to make it strong, supporting it with wise decision and righteousness, now and for ever. By the fixed purpose of the Lord of armies this will be done.

Zechariah 8:19

This is what the Lord of armies has said: The times of going without food in the fourth month and in the fifth and the seventh and the tenth months, will be for the people of Judah times of joy and happy meetings; so be lovers of good faith and of peace.

Leviticus 19:11

Do not take anyone's property or be false in act or word to another.

Deuteronomy 10:12-13

And now, Israel, what would the Lord your God have you do, but to go in the fear of the Lord your God, walking in all his ways and loving him and doing his pleasure with all your heart and all your soul,

Deuteronomy 11:7-8

But your eyes have seen all the great works of the Lord which he has done.

Isaiah 11:3-9

And he will not be guided in his judging by what he sees, or give decisions by the hearing of his ears:

Jeremiah 9:3-5

Their tongues are bent like a bow to send out false words: they have become strong in the land, but not for good faith: they go on from evil to evil, and they have no knowledge of me, says the Lord.

Hosea 4:1-2

Give ear to the word of the Lord, O children of Israel; for the Lord has a cause against the people of this land, because there is no good faith in it, and no mercy and no knowledge of God in the land.

Amos 5:15

Be haters of evil and lovers of good, and let right be done in the public place: it may be that the Lord, the God of armies, will have mercy on the rest of Joseph.

Amos 5:24

But let the right go rolling on like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.

Micah 6:8

He has made clear to you, O man, what is good; and what is desired from you by the Lord; only doing what is right, and loving mercy, and walking without pride before your God.

Micah 6:12

For its men of wealth are cruel, and its people have said what is not true, and their tongue is false in their mouth.

Matthew 5:9

Happy are the peacemakers: for they will be named sons of God.

Luke 3:8-14

Make clear by your acts that your hearts have been changed; and do not say to yourselves, We have Abraham for our father: for I say to you that God is able from these stones to make children of Abraham.

Ephesians 4:17

This I say, then, and give witness in the Lord, that you are to go no longer in the way of the Gentiles whose minds are turned to that which has no profit,

1 Thessalonians 4:6

And that no man may make attempts to get the better of his brother in business: for the Lord is the judge in all these things, as we said to you before and gave witness.

1 Peter 1:13-16

So make your minds ready, and keep on the watch, hoping with all your power for the grace which is to come to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;

Revelation 21:8

But those who are full of fear and without faith, the unclean and takers of life, those who do the sins of the flesh, and those who make use of evil powers or who give worship to images, and all those who are false, will have their part in the sea of ever-burning fire which is the second death.

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