New American Standard Bible
By lovingkindness and truth iniquity is atoned for, And by the fear of the LORD one keeps away from evil.
King James Bible
By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.
Darby Bible Translation
By loving-kindness and truth iniquity is atoned for; and by the fear of Jehovah men depart from evil.
World English Bible
By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for. By the fear of Yahweh men depart from evil.
Young's Literal Translation
In kindness and truth pardoned is iniquity, And in the fear of Jehovah Turn thou aside from evil.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Compare Proverbs 15:8. "By mercy and truth," not by sacrifices and burnt-offerings, "iniquity is purged, atoned for, expiated." The teaching is the same as that of the prophets.
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"But give that which is within as charity, and then all things are clean for you.
Abraham said, "Because I thought, surely there is no fear of God in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife.
But the midwives feared God, and did not do as the king of Egypt had commanded them, but let the boys live.
Moses said to the people, "Do not be afraid; for God has come in order to test you, and in order that the fear of Him may remain with you, so that you may not sin."
Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the LORD and turn away from evil.
"The fear of the LORD is to hate evil; Pride and arrogance and the evil way And the perverted mouth, I hate.
A wise man is cautious and turns away from evil, But a fool is arrogant and careless.
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