New International Version
"Suppose there is a righteous man who does what is just and right.
King James Bible
But if a man be just, and do that which is lawful and right,
Darby Bible Translation
And if a man be righteous, and do judgment and justice:
World English Bible
But if a man is just, and does that which is lawful and right,
Young's Literal Translation
And a man, when he is righteous, And hath done judgment and righteousness,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
If a man be just, and do that which is lawful and right - If he be just or holy within, and do what is according to law and equity. What is meant by this, is immediately specified.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
that [heb] judgment and justice
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Eversley. 19th Sunday after Trinity, 1868. Ezekiel xviii. 1-4. "The word of the Lord came unto me again, saying, What mean ye, that ye use this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying, The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge? As I live, saith the Lord God, ye shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel. Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, it shall …
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"He is the Rock, his Work is Perfect, for all his Ways are Judgment, a God of Truth, and Without Iniquity, Just and Right is He.
For everyone belongs to me, the parent as well as the child--both alike belong to me. The one who sins is the one who will die.
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