Deuteronomy 6:25
New International Version
And if we are careful to obey all this law before the LORD our God, as he has commanded us, that will be our righteousness."

New Living Translation
For we will be counted as righteous when we obey all the commands the LORD our God has given us.'

English Standard Version
And it will be righteousness for us, if we are careful to do all this commandment before the LORD our God, as he has commanded us.’

Berean Study Bible
And if we are careful to observe every one of these commandments before the LORD our God just as He has commanded us, then that will be our righteousness.”

New American Standard Bible
"It will be righteousness for us if we are careful to observe all this commandment before the LORD our God, just as He commanded us.

King James Bible
And it shall be our righteousness, if we observe to do all these commandments before the LORD our God, as he hath commanded us.

Christian Standard Bible
Righteousness will be ours if we are careful to follow every one of these commands before the LORD our God, as he has commanded us.'

Good News Translation
If we faithfully obey everything that God has commanded us, he will be pleased with us.'

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Righteousness will be ours if we are careful to follow every one of these commands before the LORD our God, as He has commanded us.'"

International Standard Version
It will be credited as righteousness for us, if we're careful to obey the entire Law in the presence of the LORD our God, as he commanded.'"

NET Bible
We will be innocent if we carefully keep all these commandments before the LORD our God, just as he demands."

New Heart English Bible
It shall be righteousness to us, if we observe to do all this commandment before the LORD our God, as he has commanded us."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This is how we'll have the LORD's approval: If we faithfully obey all these laws in the presence of the LORD our God, as he has commanded us."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it shall be righteousness unto us, if we observe to do all this commandment before the LORD our God, as He hath commanded us.'

New American Standard 1977
“And it will be righteousness for us if we are careful to observe all this commandment before the LORD our God, just as He commanded us.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And we shall have justice when we keep ourselves by doing all these commandments before the LORD our God, as he has commanded us.

King James 2000 Bible
And it shall be righteousness for us, if we observe to do all these commandments before the LORD our God, as he has commanded us.

American King James Version
And it shall be our righteousness, if we observe to do all these commandments before the LORD our God, as he has commanded us.

American Standard Version
And it shall be righteousness unto us, if we observe to do all this commandment before Jehovah our God, as he hath commanded us.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And there shall be mercy to us, if we take heed to keep all these commands before the Lord our God, as he has commanded us.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he will be merciful to us, if we keep and do all his precepts before the Lord our God, as he hath commanded us.

Darby Bible Translation
And it shall be our righteousness if we take heed to do all these commandments before Jehovah our God, as he hath commanded us.

English Revised Version
And it shall be righteousness unto us, if we observe to do all this commandment before the LORD our God, as he hath commanded us.

Webster's Bible Translation
And it shall be our righteousness, if we observe to do all these commandments before the LORD our God, as he hath commanded us.

World English Bible
It shall be righteousness to us, if we observe to do all this commandment before Yahweh our God, as he has commanded us."

Young's Literal Translation
and righteousness it is for us, when we observe to do all this command before Jehovah our God, as He hath commanded us.
Study Bible
Teach Your Children
24And the LORD commanded us to observe all these statutes and to fear the LORD our God, that we might always prosper and be preserved, as we are this day. 25And if we are careful to observe every one of these commandments before the LORD our God just as He has commanded us, then that will be our righteousness.”
Cross References
Romans 10:3
Because they were ignorant of God's righteousness and sought to establish their own, they did not submit to God's righteousness.

Deuteronomy 24:13
be sure to return it to him by sunset, so that he may sleep in his own cloak and bless you, and this will be credited to you as righteousness before the LORD your God.

Treasury of Scripture

And it shall be our righteousness, if we observe to do all these commandments before the LORD our God, as he has commanded us.

Deuteronomy 24:13
In any case thou shalt deliver him the pledge again when the sun goeth down, that he may sleep in his own raiment, and bless thee: and it shall be righteousness unto thee before the LORD thy God.

Leviticus 18:5
Ye shall therefore keep my statutes, and my judgments: which if a man do, he shall live in them: I am the LORD.

Psalm 106:30,31
Then stood up Phinehas, and executed judgment: and so the plague was stayed…







Lexicon
And if we are careful
נִשְׁמֹ֨ר (niš·mōr)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 8104: To hedge about, guard, to protect, attend to

to observe
לַעֲשׂ֜וֹת (la·‘ă·śō·wṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

every
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

one of these
הַזֹּ֗את (haz·zōṯ)
Article | Pronoun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2063: Hereby in it, likewise, the one other, same, she, so much, such deed, that,

commandments
הַמִּצְוָ֣ה (ham·miṣ·wāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4687: Commandment

before
לִפְנֵ֛י (lip̄·nê)
Preposition-l | Noun - common plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 6440: The face

the LORD
יְהוָ֥ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

our God
אֱלֹהֵ֖ינוּ (’ĕ·lō·hê·nū)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

just as
כַּאֲשֶׁ֥ר (ka·’ă·šer)
Preposition-k | Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

He has commanded us,
צִוָּֽנוּ׃ (ṣiw·wā·nū)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person masculine singular | first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 6680: To lay charge (upon), give charge (to), command, order

then that
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

will be
תִּֽהְיֶה־ (tih·yeh-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

our
לָּ֑נוּ (lā·nū)
Preposition | first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew

righteousness.”
וּצְדָקָ֖ה (ū·ṣə·ḏā·qāh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6666: Rightness, subjectively, objectively
(25) And it shall be our righteousness.--In one Targum, "It shall be merit to us," or more fully, in the other, "It shall be merit laid up for us against the world to come." In the LXX., "It shall be alms to us." This conjunction of ideas will help to explain why in Matthew 6:1 "alms" and "righteousness" occur as alternative readings. We have "alms" in the Authorised Version, "righteousness" in the Revised Version. To this day the Jews call alms ts'dakah, "righteousness."

Verse 25. - And it shall be our righteousness; literally, And righteousness shall be to us, i.e. we shall be held righteous by God if we observe to do all that he has enjoined (comp. Romans 10:5; Romans 6:16; Philippians 3:6). Before the Lord, i.e. not only in his sight, but according to his judgment, so as to be approved of him (cf. Psalm 56:13; Psalm 116:9).



6:17-25 Moses gives charge to keep God's commandments. Negligence will ruin us; but we cannot be saved without diligence. It is our interest, as well as our duty, to be religious. It will be our life. Godliness has the promise of the continuance and comfort of the life that now is, as far as it is for God's glory. It will be our righteousness. It is only through the Mediator we can be righteous before God. The knowledge of the spirituality and excellency of the holy law of God, is suited to show sinful man his need of a Saviour, and to prepare his heart to welcome a free salvation. The gospel honours the law, not only in the perfect obedience of the Son of God, the Lord Jesus Christ; but in that it is a plan for bringing back apostate rebels and enemies, by repentance, faith, forgiveness, and renewing grace, to love God above all things, even in this world; and in the world above, to love him perfectly, even as angels love him.
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