25 Far be it from you to do such a thing, to put the righteous to death with the wicked, (A)so that the righteous fare as the wicked! Far be that from you! (B)Shall not the Judge of all the earth do what is just?”

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The Lord passed before him and proclaimed, (A)“The Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and (B)gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast (C)love and faithfulness, (D)keeping steadfast love for thousands,[a] (E)forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but (F)who will by no means clear the guilty, (G)visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children and the children's children, to the third and the fourth generation.”

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 34:7 Or to the thousandth generation

(A)“The Rock, (B)his work is perfect,
    for (C)all his ways are justice.
A God of faithfulness and (D)without iniquity,
    just and upright is he.

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13     before the Lord, for he comes,
    for he comes (A)to judge the earth.
He will judge the world in righteousness,
    and the peoples in his faithfulness.

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But if our unrighteousness serves to show the righteousness of God, what shall we say? That God is unrighteous to inflict (A)wrath on us? ((B)I speak in a human way.)

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26 It was to show his righteousness at the present time, so that he might be just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus.

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