New Living Translation
Instead, I want to see a mighty flood of justice, an endless river of righteous living.
King James Bible
But let judgment run down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream.
Darby Bible Translation
but let judgment roll down as waters, and righteousness as an ever-flowing stream.
World English Bible
But let justice roll on like rivers, and righteousness like a mighty stream.
Young's Literal Translation
And roll on as waters doth judgment, And righteousness as a perennial stream.
Amos 5:24 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:24 Let judgment - Let justice be administered constantly. Righteousness - Equity. Stream - Bearing down all that opposes it.
LibraryWhether the Old Law Should have Been Given to the Jews Alone?
Objection 1: It would seem that the Old Law should not have been given to the Jews alone. For the Old Law disposed men for the salvation which was to come through Christ, as stated above (AA,3). But that salvation was to come not to the Jews alone but to all nations, according to Is. 49:6: "It is a small thing that thou shouldst be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to convert the dregs of Israel. Behold I have given thee to be the light of the Gentiles, that thou mayest be …
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Ripe for Gathering
Oh, that you had listened to my commands! Then you would have had peace flowing like a gentle river and righteousness rolling over you like waves in the sea.
This is what the LORD says: Be fair-minded and just. Do what is right! Help those who have been robbed; rescue them from their oppressors. Quit your evil deeds! Do not mistreat foreigners, orphans, and widows. Stop murdering the innocent!
"For this is what the Sovereign LORD says: Enough, you princes of Israel! Stop your violence and oppression and do what is just and right. Quit robbing and cheating my people out of their land. Stop expelling them from their homes, says the Sovereign LORD.
Away with your noisy hymns of praise! I will not listen to the music of your harps.
No, O people, the LORD has told you what is good, and this is what he requires of you: to do what is right, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.
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