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Exodus 20:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and showing lovingkindness unto thousands of them that love me and keep my commandments.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— but showing lovingkindness to thousands, to those who love Me and keep My commandments.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And showing mercy to thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me and keep my commandments.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— but shewing lovingkindness unto thousands [of generations],—of them who love me, and keep my commandments.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and doing kindness to thousands, of those loving Me and keeping My commands.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And shewing mercy unto thousands to them that love me, and keep my commandments.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And shewing mercy vnto thousands of them that loue mee, and keepe my Commandements.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— and bestowing mercy on them that love me to thousands [of them], and on them that keep my commandments.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And shewing 6213
{6213} Prime
עָשָׂה
`asah
{aw-saw'}
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
mercy 2617
{2617} Prime
חֶסֶד
checed
{kheh'-sed}
From H2616; kindness; by implication (towards God) piety; rarely (by opprobrium) reproof, or (subjectively) beauty.
unto thousands 505
{0505} Prime
אֶלֶף
'eleph
{eh'-lef}
Properly the same as H0504; hence (an ox's head being the first letter of the alphabet, and this eventually used as a numeral) a thousand.
of them that love 157
{0157} Prime
אָהַב
'ahab
{aw-hab'}
A primitive root; to have affection for (sexually or otherwise).
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
me, and keep 8104
{8104} Prime
שָׁמַר
shamar
{shaw-mar'}
A primitive root; properly to hedge about (as with thorns), that is, guard; generally to protect, attend to, etc.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
my commandments. 4687
{4687} Prime
מִצְוָה
mitsvah
{mits-vaw'}
From H6680; a command, whether human or divine (collectively the Law).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Exodus 20:6

And shewing mercy unto (e) thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.

(e) So ready is he rather to show mercy than to punish.

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showing:

Deuteronomy 4:37 And because he loved thy fathers, therefore he chose their seed after them, and brought thee out in his sight with his mighty power out of Egypt;
Deuteronomy 5:29 O that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever!
Deuteronomy 7:9 Know therefore that the LORD thy God, he [is] God, the faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations;
Jeremiah 32:39-40 And I will give them one heart, and one way, that they may fear me for ever, for the good of them, and of their children after them: ... And I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not turn away from them, to do them good; but I will put my fear in their hearts, that they shall not depart from me.
Acts 2:39 For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, [even] as many as the Lord our God shall call.
Romans 11:28-29 As concerning the gospel, [they are] enemies for your sakes: but as touching the election, [they are] beloved for the fathers' sakes. ... For the gifts and calling of God [are] without repentance.

love me:

John 14:15 If ye love me, keep my commandments.
John 14:21 He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.
1 John 4:19 We love him, because he first loved us.
1 John 5:3 For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous.
2 John 1:6 And this is love, that we walk after his commandments. This is the commandment, That, as ye have heard from the beginning, ye should walk in it.
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Dt 4:37; 5:29; 7:9. Jr 32:39. Jn 14:15, 21. Ac 2:39. Ro 11:28. 1Jn 4:19; 5:3. 2Jn 1:6.

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