New Living Translation
But I will be merciful only if you stop your evil thoughts and deeds and start treating each other with justice;
King James Bible
For if ye throughly amend your ways and your doings; if ye throughly execute judgment between a man and his neighbour;
Darby Bible Translation
But if ye thoroughly amend your ways and your doings, if ye really do justice between a man and his neighbour,
World English Bible
For if you thoroughly amend your ways and your doings; if you thoroughly execute justice between a man and his neighbor;
Young's Literal Translation
For, if ye do thoroughly amend your ways and your doings, If ye do judgment thoroughly Between a man and his neighbour,
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LibraryWhether a Vow Should Always be About a Better Good?
Objection 1: It would seem that a vow need not be always about a better good. A greater good is one that pertains to supererogation. But vows are not only about matters of supererogation, but also about matters of salvation: thus in Baptism men vow to renounce the devil and his pomps, and to keep the faith, as a gloss observes on Ps. 75:12, "Vow ye, and pay to the Lord your God"; and Jacob vowed (Gn. 28:21) that the Lord should be his God. Now this above all is necessary for salvation. Therefore …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Appendix iv. An Abstract of Jewish History from the Reign of Alexander the Great to the Accession of Herod
Show your fear of God by not taking advantage of each other. I am the LORD your God.
1 Kings 6:12
"Concerning this Temple you are building, if you keep all my decrees and regulations and obey all my commands, I will fulfill through you the promise I made to your father, David.
If you will only obey me, you will have plenty to eat.
"O Israel," says the LORD, "if you wanted to return to me, you could. You could throw away your detestable idols and stray away no more.
Then when you swear by my name, saying, 'As surely as the LORD lives,' you could do so with truth, justice, and righteousness. Then you would be a blessing to the nations of the world, and all people would come and praise my name."
This is what the LORD of Heaven's Armies, the God of Israel, says: "'Even now, if you quit your evil ways, I will let you stay in your own land.
This is what the LORD says to the dynasty of David: "'Give justice each morning to the people you judge! Help those who have been robbed; rescue them from their oppressors. Otherwise, my anger will burn like an unquenchable fire because of all your sins.
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