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

  • 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.
  • Kory Murray
    This is God's truth. The way to peace.It is good to read the bible for all aspects of our lives. The Holy Spirit will guide us into all truth. If there are any problems in our lives, we need to think if a godly way to correct them. It is all written in the scriptures. Which one of us by worrying can add one cubic to our stature? Remember to pray like Jesus taught " in this manner".There is a order
  • BSP
    Verse 5~Jehovah God requires exclusive devotion. We must give him our whole-hearted devotion and worship.
  • Michellay Burns
    My name is Michellay and I am 13 and tomorrow I have speak a word on Exodus chapter 20 verse 15 thou shalt not steal and I am studying so speak my word tomorrow but I never preach a word before but I know God has my please pray that I will do good tomorrow please. Thank you God for being there when I need you. OH Lord thank you for having my back when nobody was there God thank you for keeping me.

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