Deuteronomy 16:20

“That which is altogether just shalt thou follow, that thou mayest live, and inherit the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

That which is altogether iust shalt thou followe, that thou mayest liue, and inherite the land which the Lord thy God giueth thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Justice, {and only} justice, you shall pursue, that you may live and possess the land which the LORD your God is giving you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

That which is altogether just shalt thou follow, that thou mayest live, and inherit the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let righteousness be your guide, so that you may have life, and take for your heritage the land which the Lord your God is giving you.
- Basic English Bible

Perfect justice shalt thou follow, that thou mayest live, and possess the land that Jehovah thy God giveth thee.
- Darby Bible

That which is altogether just shalt thou follow, that thou mayest live, and inherit the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
- Webster's Bible

You shall follow that which is altogether just, that you may live, and inherit the land which Yahweh your God gives you.
- World English Bible

Righteousness -- righteousness thou dost pursue, so that thou livest, and hast possessed the land which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Justice, justice shalt thou follow, that thou mayest live, and inherit the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 16:20


16:20 That which is altogether just - Heb. righteousness, righteousness, that is, nothing but righteousness in all causes and times, and to all persons equally.


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