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  • PARALLEL BIBLE - Exodus 20:6


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    King James Bible - Exodus 20:6

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

    World English Bible

    and showing loving kindness to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.

    Douay-Rheims - Exodus 20:6

    And shewing mercy unto thousands to them that love me, and keep my commandments.

    Webster's Bible Translation

    And showing mercy to thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.

    Original Hebrew

    ועשׂה
    6213 חסד 2617 לאלפים 505 לאהבי 157 ולשׁמרי 8104 מצותי׃ 4687

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    VERSE (6) -
    De 4:37; 5:29; 7:9 Jer 32:39,40 Ac 2:39 Ro 11:28,29

    SEV Biblia, Chapter 20:6

    y que hago misericordia en millares de generaciones a los que me aman, y guardan mis mandamientos.

    Clarke's Bible Commentary - Exodus 20:6

    Verse 6. And showing
    mercy unto thousands] Mark; even those who love God and keep his commandments merit nothing from him, and therefore the salvation and blessedness which these enjoy come from the mercy of God: Showing mercy, &c. What a disproportion between the works of justice and mercy! Justice works to the third or fourth, mercy to thousands of generations! The heathen had maxims like these. Theocritus also teaches that the children of the good shall be blessed because of their parents' piety, and that evil shall come upon the offspring of the wicked:- eusebewn paidessi ta lwia, dussebewn dĘ ou.Idyll. 26, v. 32.

    Upon the children of the righteous fall The choicest blessings; on the wicked, wo. That love me, and keep my commandments.] It was this that caused Christ to comprise the fulfillment of the whole law in love to God and man; see the note on "Exodus xx. 1". And as love is the grand principle of obedience, and the only incentive to it, so there can be no obedience without it. It would be more easy even in Egyptian bondage to make brick without straw, than to do the will of God unless his love be shed abroad in the heart of the Holy Spirit. Love, says the apostle, is the fulfilling of the law; Rom. xiii. 10.

    THE THIRD COMMANDMENT AGAINST FALSE SWEARING, BLASPHEMY, AND IRREVERENT USE OF THE NAME OF GOD.


    Matthew Henry Commentary

    Verses 3-11 - The first four of the ten commandments, commonly called the FIRS table, tell our duty to God. It was fit that those should be put first because man had a Maker to love, before he had a neighbour to love. I cannot be expected that he should be true to his brother, who is fals to his God. The first commandment concerns the object of worship JEHOVAH, and him only. The worship of creatures is here forbidden Whatever comes short of perfect love, gratitude, reverence, or worship breaks this commandment. Whatsoever ye do, do all the glory of God. The second commandment refers to the worship we are to render to the Lor our God. It is forbidden to make any image or picture of the Deity, i any form, or for any purpose; or to worship any creature, image, or picture. But the spiritual import of this command extends much further All kinds of superstition are here forbidden, and the using of mer human inventions in the worship of God. The third commandment concern the manner of worship, that it be with all possible reverence an seriousness. All false oaths are forbidden. All light appealing to God all profane cursing, is a horrid breach of this command. It matters no whether the word of God, or sacred things, all such-like things brea this commandment, and there is no profit, honour, or pleasure in them The Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain. The form of the fourth commandment, "Remember," shows that it was not no first given, but was known by the people before. One day in seven is to be kept holy. Six days are allotted to worldly business, but not so a to neglect the service of God, and the care of our souls. On those day we must do all our work, and leave none to be done on the sabbath day Christ allowed works of necessity, charity, and piety; for the sabbat was made for man, and not man for the sabbath, Mr 2:27; but all work of luxury, vanity, or self-indulgence in any form, are forbidden Trading, paying wages, settling accounts, writing letters of business worldly studies, trifling visits, journeys, or light conversation, ar not keeping this day holy to the Lord. Sloth and indolence may be carnal, but not a holy rest. The sabbath of the Lord should be a day of rest from worldly labour, and a rest in the service of God. The advantages from the due keeping of this holy day, were it only to the health and happiness of mankind, with the time it affords for takin care of the soul, show the excellency of this commandment. The day i blessed; men are blessed by it, and in it. The blessing and directio to keep holy are not limited to the seventh day, but are spoken of the sabbath day.


    Original Hebrew

    ועשׂה 6213 חסד 2617 לאלפים 505 לאהבי 157 ולשׁמרי 8104 מצותי׃ 4687


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