New International Version
Keep my decrees and laws, for the person who obeys them will live by them. I am the LORD.
King James Bible
Ye shall therefore keep my statutes, and my judgments: which if a man do, he shall live in them: I am the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
And ye shall observe my statutes and my judgments, by which the man that doeth them shall live: I am Jehovah.
World English Bible
You shall therefore keep my statutes and my ordinances; which if a man does, he shall live in them: I am Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
and ye have kept My statutes and My judgments which man doth and liveth in them; I am Jehovah.
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The doings of the land of Egypt - the land of Canaan - The worshipping of demons, beasts, etc., as mentioned in the preceding chapter, Leviticus 17:7, and the abominations mentioned in this chapter from Leviticus 18:21-23.
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"And they that are Christ's have crucified the Flesh, with the Affections and Lusts." St. Paul is supposed to have been the first herald of gospel grace to the Galatians; and they appear to have rejoiced at the glad tidings, and to have received the bearer with much respect. But after his departure, certain judaizing teachers went among them, and labored but too successfully, to alienate their affections from him, and turn them form the simplicity of the gospel. The malice and errors of those deceitful …
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Epistle Lxiv. To Augustine, Bishop of the Angli .
"Why do you ask me about what is good?" Jesus replied. "There is only One who is good. If you want to enter life, keep the commandments."
"You have answered correctly," Jesus replied. "Do this and you will live."
I found that the very commandment that was intended to bring life actually brought death.
Moses writes this about the righteousness that is by the law: "The person who does these things will live by them."
The law is not based on faith; on the contrary, it says, "The person who does these things will live by them."
"'No one is to approach any close relative to have sexual relations. I am the LORD.
Now, Israel, hear the decrees and laws I am about to teach you. Follow them so that you may live and may go in and take possession of the land the LORD, the God of your ancestors, is giving you.
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