King James Version
He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well with him: was not this to know me? saith the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well. Was not this to know me? saith Jehovah.
World English Bible
He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well. Wasn't this to know me? says Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
He decided the cause of the poor and needy, Then it is well -- is it not to know Me? An affirmation of Jehovah.
Jeremiah 22:16 Parallel
CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well with him: was not this to know me? saith the LORD.Jeremiah 22:16 Parallel Commentaries
Library"Hear the Word of the Lord, Ye Rulers of Sodom, Give Ear unto the Law of Our God, Ye People of Gomorrah,"
Isaiah i. 10, 11, &c.--"Hear the word of the Lord, ye rulers of Sodom, give ear unto the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah," &c. It is strange to think what mercy is mixed with the most wrath like strokes and threatenings. There is no prophet whose office and commission is only for judgment, nay, to speak the truth, it is mercy that premises threatenings. The entering of the law, both in the commands and curses, is to make sin abound, that grace may superabound, so that both rods and threatenings …
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"If we Say that we have Fellowship with Him, and Walk in Darkness, we Lie,"
1 Chronicles 28:9
And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.
O continue thy lovingkindness unto them that know thee; and thy righteousness to the upright in heart.
A Psalm for Solomon. Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king's son.
For he shall deliver the needy when he crieth; the poor also, and him that hath no helper.
Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.
Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy.
But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the LORD.
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