Jeremiah 7:5
New International Version
If you really change your ways and your actions and deal with each other justly,

New Living Translation
But I will be merciful only if you stop your evil thoughts and deeds and start treating each other with justice;

English Standard Version
“For if you truly amend your ways and your deeds, if you truly execute justice one with another,

Berean Study Bible
For if you really correct your ways and deeds, if you act justly toward one another,

King James Bible
For if ye throughly amend your ways and your doings; if ye throughly execute judgment between a man and his neighbour;

New King James Version
“For if you thoroughly amend your ways and your doings, if you thoroughly execute judgment between a man and his neighbor,

New American Standard Bible
For if you truly amend your ways and your deeds, if you truly practice justice between a person and his neighbor,

NASB 1995
"For if you truly amend your ways and your deeds, if you truly practice justice between a man and his neighbor,

NASB 1977
“For if you truly amend your ways and your deeds, if you truly practice justice between a man and his neighbor,

Amplified Bible
For if you thoroughly change your ways and your behavior, if you thoroughly and honestly practice justice between a man and his neighbor,

Christian Standard Bible
Instead, if you really correct your ways and your actions, if you act justly toward one another,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Instead, if you really change your ways and your actions, if you act justly toward one another,

American Standard Version
For if ye thoroughly amend your ways and your doings; if ye thoroughly execute justice between a man and his neighbor;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
You are the temple of LORD JEHOVAH if you will beautify your paths and your deeds, and if you will do justice between a man and his neighbor.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For if ye thoroughly correct your ways and your practices, and do indeed execute judgment between a man and his neighbour;

Contemporary English Version
I will keep you safe only if you change your ways and are fair and honest with each other.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For if you will order well your ways, and your doings: if you will execute judgement between a man and his neighbor,

English Revised Version
For if ye throughly amend your ways and your doings; if ye throughly execute judgment between a man and his neighbour;

Good News Translation
"Change the way you are living and stop doing the things you are doing. Be fair in your treatment of one another.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
" 'Suppose you really change the way you live and act and you really treat each other fairly.

International Standard Version
but rather, truly change your ways and your deeds. If you truly practice justice between each person and his neighbor,

JPS Tanakh 1917
Nay, but if ye thoroughly amend your ways and your doings; if ye thoroughly execute justice between a man and his neighbour;

Literal Standard Version
For if you thoroughly amend your ways and your doings, "" If you thoroughly do judgment "" Between a man and his neighbor,

NET Bible
You must change the way you have been living and do what is right. You must treat one another fairly.

New Heart English Bible
For if you thoroughly amend your ways and your doings; if you thoroughly execute justice between a man and his neighbor;

World English Bible
For if you thoroughly amend your ways and your doings; if you thoroughly execute justice between a man and his neighbor;

Young's Literal Translation
For, if ye do thoroughly amend your ways and your doings, If ye do judgment thoroughly Between a man and his neighbour,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jeremiah's Message at the Temple Gate
4Do not trust in deceptive words, chanting: ‘This is the temple of the LORD, the temple of the LORD, the temple of the LORD.’ 5For if you really correct your ways and deeds, if you act justly toward one another, 6if you no longer oppress the foreigner and the fatherless and the widow, and if you no longer shed innocent blood in this place or follow other gods to your own harm,…

Cross References
Leviticus 25:17
Do not take advantage of each other, but fear your God; for I am the LORD your God.

1 Kings 6:12
"As for this temple you are building, if you walk in My statutes, carry out My ordinances, and keep all My commandments by walking in them, I will fulfill through you the promise I made to your father David.

Isaiah 1:19
If you are willing and obedient, you will eat the best of the land.

Jeremiah 4:1
"If you will return, O Israel, return to Me," declares the LORD. "If you will remove your detestable idols from My sight and no longer waver,

Jeremiah 4:2
and if you can swear, 'As surely as the LORD lives,' in truth, in justice, and in righteousness, then the nations will be blessed by Him, and in Him they will glory."

Jeremiah 7:3
Thus says the LORD of Hosts, the God of Israel: Correct your ways and deeds, and I will let you live in this place.

Jeremiah 21:12
O house of David, this is what the LORD says: 'Administer justice every morning, and rescue the victim of robbery from the hand of his oppressor, or My wrath will go forth like fire and burn with no one to extinguish it because of their evil deeds.

Jeremiah 22:3
This is what the LORD says: Administer justice and righteousness. Rescue the victim of robbery from the hand of his oppressor. Do no wrong or violence to the foreigner, the fatherless, or the widow. Do not shed innocent blood in this place.

Jeremiah 22:15
Does it make you a king to excel in cedar? Did not your father have food and drink? He administered justice and righteousness, and so it went well with him.

Jeremiah 26:13
So now, correct your ways and deeds, and obey the voice of the LORD your God, so that He might relent of the disaster He has pronounced against you.

Zechariah 7:7
Are these not the words that the LORD proclaimed through the earlier prophets, when Jerusalem and its surrounding towns were populous and prosperous, and the Negev and the foothills were inhabited?'"


Treasury of Scripture

For if you thoroughly amend your ways and your doings; if you thoroughly execute judgment between a man and his neighbor;

For if.

Jeremiah 7:3
Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, Amend your ways and your doings, and I will cause you to dwell in this place.

Jeremiah 4:1,2
If thou wilt return, O Israel, saith the LORD, return unto me: and if thou wilt put away thine abominations out of my sight, then shalt thou not remove…

Isaiah 1:19
If ye be willing and obedient, ye shall eat the good of the land:

if ye throughly.

Judges 5:1
Then sang Deborah and Barak the son of Abinoam on that day, saying,

Judges 21:12
And they found among the inhabitants of Jabeshgilead four hundred young virgins, that had known no man by lying with any male: and they brought them unto the camp to Shiloh, which is in the land of Canaan.

1 Kings 6:12,13
Concerning this house which thou art in building, if thou wilt walk in my statutes, and execute my judgments, and keep all my commandments to walk in them; then will I perform my word with thee, which I spake unto David thy father: …









(5) A man and his neighbour.--The Jewish idiom for the English "one man and another."

Verse 5. - If ye thoroughly amend, etc.; a development of the ides of ver. 3. The true palladium of Judah would be the faithful performance of Jehovah's moral laws, especially those referring to the conduct of the rulers. Observe the stress which all the prophets lay on the virtues of civil life.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
For
כִּ֤י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

if
אִם־ (’im-)
Conjunction
Strong's 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

you really change
הֵיטֵיב֙ (hê·ṭêḇ)
Verb - Hifil - Infinitive absolute
Strong's 3190: To be good, well, glad, or pleasing

your ways
דַּרְכֵיכֶ֖ם (dar·ḵê·ḵem)
Noun - common plural construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 1870: A road, a course of life, mode of action

and deeds,
מַֽעַלְלֵיכֶ֑ם (ma·‘al·lê·ḵem)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 4611: A deed, practice

if
אִם־ (’im-)
Conjunction
Strong's 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

you act
עָשׂ֤וֹ (‘ā·śōw)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive absolute
Strong's 6213: To do, make

justly
מִשְׁפָּ֔ט (miš·pāṭ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4941: A verdict, a sentence, formal decree, divine law, penalty, justice, privilege, style

toward one
אִ֖ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

another,
רֵעֵֽהוּ׃ (rê·‘ê·hū)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7453: Friend, companion, fellow


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