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Ezekiel 18:5
But if a man be just and do that which is lawful and right,
But if a man be just, and do that which is lawful and right,
“But if a man is righteous (keeps the law) and practices justice and righteousness,
But if a man is [uncompromisingly] righteous (upright and in right standing with God) and does what is lawful and right,
¶ But if a man be just, and do that which is lawful and right,
People are declared innocent when they act justly and responsibly.
“Consider someone who is righteous, who does what is lawful and right.
Suppose there is a truly good man who always does what is fair and right.
And if a man be righteous, and do judgment and justice:
And if a man be just, and do judgment and justice,
“A person who is good will live! He is fair and does what is right.
“If a man is righteous and does what is just and right—
“If a man is righteous and does what is just and right—
“Suppose a ·person [man] is good and does what is ·fair [just] and right.
But if a man be just, and do that which is lawful and right,
“Suppose a righteous person does what is fair and right.
“Suppose there is a truly good man, righteous and honest.
“Now suppose a man is righteous and does what is just and right:
“There may be a good person. This person does what is fair and right.
“If a person is righteous, and practices what’s lawful and right,
But if a man is just and does judgment and righteousness,
But if a man be just, and do that which is lawful and right,
But if a man be just, and do that which is lawful and right,
And if a man is righteous and does justice and righteousness,
“But if a man is just and does what is lawful and right,
“Imagine a person who lives well, treating others fairly, keeping good relationships— doesn’t eat at the pagan shrines, doesn’t worship the idols so popular in Israel, doesn’t seduce a neighbor’s spouse, doesn’t indulge in casual sex, doesn’t bully anyone, doesn’t pile up bad debts, doesn’t steal, doesn’t refuse food to the hungry, doesn’t refuse clothing to the ill-clad, doesn’t exploit the poor, doesn’t live by impulse and greed, doesn’t treat one person better than another, But lives by my statutes and faithfully honors and obeys my laws. This person who lives upright and well shall live a full and true life. Decree of God, the Master.
But if a man is righteous and does that which is lawful and right,
“Suppose a righteous person does what is fair and right.
If a man is just—if he does what is right,
“But if a man is righteous and practices justice and righteousness,
“Suppose a person is good and does what is fair and right.
“Suppose a man is righteous. He practices what is just and right,
“Suppose there is a godly man who does what is fair and right.
“Suppose there is a righteous man who does what is just and right.
‘Suppose there is a righteous man who does what is just and right.
But if a man is just And does what is lawful and right;
But if a man is right and good and does what is right and good,
“Suppose a certain man is righteous and does what is just and right.
If a man is righteous and does what is lawful and right—
If a man is righteous and does what is lawful and right—
If a man is righteous and does what is lawful and right—
If a man is righteous and does what is lawful and right—
But if an ish be tzaddik, and do that which is mishpat and tzedakah,
“If a man is righteous and does what is lawful and right—
“If a man is righteous and does what is lawful and right—
“Suppose a man is just and does what is lawful and right:
Imagine a righteous man who always does what is right:
But if a man is just, and does that which is lawful and right,
And if a man is just, and doeth doom and rightfulness, (But if a man is righteous, and doeth what is just and right, or honest,)
And a man, when he is righteous, And hath done judgment and righteousness,
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