Exodus 20:6
Good News Translation
But I show my love to thousands of generations of those who love me and obey my laws.

Contemporary English Version
But if you love me and obey my laws, I will be kind to your families for thousands of generations.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And shewing mercy unto thousands to them that love me, and keep my commandments.

New American Bible
but showing love down to the thousandth generation of those who love me and keep my commandments.

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And shewing mercy unto thousands to them that love me, and keep my commandments.

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Deuteronomy 4:37 Because he loved thy fathers, and chose their seed after them. And he brought thee out of Egypt, going before thee with his great power,

Deuteronomy 5:29 Who shall give them to have such a mind, to fear me, and to keep all my commandments at all times, that it may be well with them and with their children for ever?

Deuteronomy 7:9 And thou shalt know that the Lord thy God, he is a strong and faithful God, keeping his covenant and mercy to them that love him, and to them that keep his commandments, unto a thousand generations:

Jeremiah 32:39,40 And I will give them one heart, and one way, that they may fear me all days: and that it may be well with them, and with their children after them. . . .

Acts 2:39 For the promise is to you and to your children and to all that are far off, whomsoever the Lord our God shall call.

Romans 11:28,29 As concerning the gospel, indeed, they are enemies for your sake: but as touching the election, they are most dear for the sake of the fathers. . . .

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John 14:15,21 If you love me, keep my commandments. . . .

1 John 4:19 Let us therefore love God: because God first hath loved us.

1 John 5:3 For this is the charity of God: That we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not heavy.

2 John 1:6 And this is charity: That we walk according to his commandments. For this is the commandment that, as you have heard from the beginning, you should walk in the same:

Context
The Ten Commandments
5Thou shalt not adore them, nor serve them: I am the Lord thy God, mighty, jealous, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me: 6And shewing mercy unto thousands to them that love me, and keep my commandments.7Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain: for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that shall take the name of the Lord his God in vain.…
Cross References
James 1:12
Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for, when he hath been proved, he shall receive the crown of life which God hath promised to them that love him.

Exodus 34:7
Who keepest mercy unto thousands: who takest away iniquity, and wickedness, and sin, and no man of himself is innocent before thee. Who renderest the iniquity of the fathers to the children, and to the grandchildren unto the third and fourth generation.

Numbers 14:18
The Lord is patient and full of mercy, by taking away iniquity and wickedness, and leaving no man clear, who visitest the sins of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation.

Deuteronomy 7:9
And thou shalt know that the Lord thy God, he is a strong and faithful God, keeping his covenant and mercy to them that love him, and to them that keep his commandments, unto a thousand generations:

Nehemiah 1:5
And I said: I beseech thee, O Lord God of heaven, strong, great, and terrible, who keepest covenant and mercy with those that love thee, and keep thy commandments:

Psalm 103:17
But the mercy of the Lord is from eternity and unto eternity upon them that fear him: And his justice unto children's children,

Proverbs 3:1
For they shall add to thee length of days, and years of life, and peace.

Jeremiah 32:18
Thou shewest mercy unto thousands, and returnest the iniquity of the fathers into the bosom of their children after them: O most mighty, great, and powerful, the Lord of hosts is thy name.

Additional Translations
but showing loving devotion to a thousand generations of those who love Me and keep My commandments.And showing mercy to thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.

and showing lovingkindness unto thousands of them that love me and keep my commandments.

and bestowing mercy on them that love me to thousands of them, and on them that keep my commandments.

and shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me and keep my commandments.

and shewing mercy unto thousands, of them that love me and keep my commandments.

And showing mercy to thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.

and showing loving kindness to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.

and doing kindness to thousands, of those loving Me and keeping My commands.
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