New American Bible (Revised Edition)
16 These then are the things you must do: Speak the truth to one another;(A) judge with honesty and complete justice in your gates.[a](B) 17 Let none of you plot evil against another in your heart, nor love a false oath. For all these things I hate—oracle of the Lord.
Three Oracles: Judah and the Nations. 18 The word of the Lord of hosts came to me:Read full chapter
- 8:16 Gates: important gathering places in ancient Near Eastern cities, where legal proceedings were often carried out.