New American Standard Bible
but showing lovingkindness to thousands, to those who love Me and keep My commandments.
King James Bible
And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.
Darby Bible Translation
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.
Young's Literal Translation
and doing kindness to thousands, of those loving Me and keeping My commands.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Unto thousands - unto the thousandth generation. Yahweh's visitations of chastisement extend to the third and fourth generation, his visitations of mercy to the thousandth; that is, forever. That this is the true rendering seems to follow from Deuteronomy 7:9; Compare 2 Samuel 7:15-16.
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who keeps lovingkindness for thousands, who forgives iniquity, transgression and sin; yet He will by no means leave the guilty unpunished, visiting the iniquity of fathers on the children and on the grandchildren to the third and fourth generations."
The LORD is slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, forgiving iniquity and transgression; but He will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generations.'
"Know therefore that the LORD your God, He is God, the faithful God, who keeps His covenant and His lovingkindness to a thousandth generation with those who love Him and keep His commandments;
I said, "I beseech You, O LORD God of heaven, the great and awesome God, who preserves the covenant and lovingkindness for those who love Him and keep His commandments,
But the lovingkindness of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear Him, And His righteousness to children's children,
My son, do not forget my teaching, But let your heart keep my commandments;
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