New Living Translation
There I gave them my decrees and regulations so they could find life by keeping them.
King James Bible
And I gave them my statutes, and shewed them my judgments, which if a man do, he shall even live in them.
Darby Bible Translation
And I gave them my statutes, and made known unto them mine ordinances, which if a man do, he shall live by them.
World English Bible
I gave them my statutes, and showed them my ordinances, which if a man does, he shall live in them.
Young's Literal Translation
And I give to them My statutes, And my judgments I caused them to know, Which the man who doth -- liveth by them.
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LibraryThe Old Testament Canon from Its Beginning to Its Close.
The first important part of the Old Testament put together as a whole was the Pentateuch, or rather, the five books of Moses and Joshua. This was preceded by smaller documents, which one or more redactors embodied in it. The earliest things committed to writing were probably the ten words proceeding from Moses himself, afterwards enlarged into the ten commandments which exist at present in two recensions (Exod. xx., Deut. v.) It is true that we have the oldest form of the decalogue from the Jehovist …
Samuel Davidson—The Canon of the Bible
"In the Spirit and Power of Elias"
A Sermon on Isaiah xxvi. By John Knox.
The Covenant of Works
"Right!" Jesus told him. "Do this and you will live!"
For Moses writes that the law's way of making a person right with God requires obedience to all of its commands.
If you obey my decrees and my regulations, you will find life through them. I am the LORD.
"And now, Israel, listen carefully to these decrees and regulations that I am about to teach you. Obey them so that you may live, so you may enter and occupy the land that the LORD, the God of your ancestors, is giving you.
"But the people of Israel rebelled against me, and they refused to obey my decrees there in the wilderness. They wouldn't obey my regulations even though obedience would have given them life. They also violated my Sabbath days. So I threatened to pour out my fury on them, and I made plans to utterly consume them in the wilderness.
For instance, they might give back a debtor's security, return what they have stolen, and obey my life-giving laws, no longer doing what is evil. If they do this, then they will surely live and not die.
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