Exodus 20:6

“And shewing mercy vnto thousands of them that loue mee, and keepe my Commandements.”

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Other Translations

And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.
- King James Version

but showing lovingkindness to thousands, to those who love Me and keep My commandments.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and showing lovingkindness unto thousands of them that love me and keep my commandments.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I will have mercy through a thousand generations on those who have love for me and keep my laws.
- Basic English Bible

and shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me and keep my commandments.
- Darby Bible

And showing mercy to thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.
- Webster's Bible

and showing loving kindness to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.
- World English Bible

and doing kindness to thousands, of those loving Me and keeping My commands.
- Youngs Literal Bible

and showing mercy unto the thousandth generation of them that love Me and keep My commandments.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Exodus 20

  • James Peter Fisher
    And all through Galatians Paul uses faithful Abraham as an example of faith and GOD shows what Abraham did with faith Genesis 26 5 Because that Abraham obeyed my voice, and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.
  • James Peter Fisher
    When you read about david and solomon patriarch's saying and david and others calls him the rock of his salvation jesus christ simply the stone the builders rejected has become the head of the corner which stone do you suppose they are speaking of there is only onehe is my rock of salvation
  • James Peter Fisher
    The ten commandments is without a doubt the word of god that became flesh and dwelt among us our perfect righteoussness
  • Brad Watson, Miami
    The 4th Commandment is "Keep the 7th day holy". This is a BIG example of GOD 7 4 Theory. Sabbath 7 letters Shabbat 7 Shabbos 7 is the seventh 7 day.
  • Bruce
    The swelling of The Belly is Kwashiorkor,The Body Retaining Water, in The Feet, Legs, Arms etc. Is Oedema. Has Nothing to do with The Bread.
  • David Conley
    My thought on this curse is a medical one. Those who have been seriously deprived of protein will lose much weight. Then when followed with water and carbohydrates (the bread) causes swelling of the abdomen, as witnessed by seeing starving children in Africa. Again this is based merely on my medical education, NOT on a vast knowledge of Bible curses.

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