Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne; faithful love and truth go before You.
For the LORD is good, and His love is eternal; His faithfulness endures through all generations.
Then the LORD passed in front of him and proclaimed: Yahweh-- Yahweh is a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger and rich in faithful love and truth,
maintaining faithful love to a thousand [generations], forgiving wrongdoing, rebellion, and sin. But He will not leave [the guilty] unpunished, bringing the consequences of the fathers' wrongdoing on the children and grandchildren to the third and fourth generation.
You will show loyalty to Jacob and faithful love to Abraham, as You swore to our fathers from days long ago.
He has helped His servant Israel, mindful of His mercy,
just as He spoke to our ancestors, to Abraham and his descendants forever.
for although the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.
May the mountains bring prosperity to the people, and the hills, righteousness.
Then justice will inhabit the wilderness, and righteousness will dwell in the orchard.
The result of righteousness will be peace; the effect of righteousness will be quiet confidence forever.
Then my people will dwell in a peaceful place, and in safe and restful dwellings.
It will be said to Me: Only in the LORD is righteousness and strength." All who are incensed against Him will come to Him and be put to shame.
"The days are coming"-- [this is] the LORD's declaration-- "when I will raise up a righteous Branch of David. He will reign wisely as king and administer justice and righteousness in the land.
In His days Judah will be saved, and Israel will dwell securely. This is what He will be named: The LORD Is Our Righteousness.
Glory to God in the highest heaven, and peace on earth to people He favors!
God presented Him as a propitiation through faith in His blood, to demonstrate His righteousness, because in His restraint God passed over the sins previously committed.
He presented Him to demonstrate His righteousness at the present time, so that He would be righteous and declare righteous the one who has faith in Jesus.
Therefore, since we have been declared righteous by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.
so that, just as sin reigned in death, so also grace will reign through righteousness, resulting in eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
and Abraham gave him a tenth of everything; first, his name means "king of righteousness," then also, "king of Salem," meaning "king of peace";