Deuteronomy 16:20

20 The right! The right! Pursue only what's right! It's the only way you can really live and possess the land that God, your God, is giving you.

Deuteronomy 16:20 Meaning and Commentary

Deuteronomy 16:20

That which is altogether just shalt thou follow
Or "justice", "justice" F1, strict justice, and nothing else:

that thou mayest live and inherit the land which the Lord thy God
giveth thee;
that is, continue in the possession of it.


FOOTNOTES:

F1 (qdu qdu)

Deuteronomy 16:20 In-Context

18 Appoint judges and officers, organized by tribes, in all the towns that God, your God, is giving you. They are to judge the people fairly and honestly.
19 Don't twist the law. Don't play favorites. Don't take a bribe - a bribe blinds even a wise person; it undermines the intentions of the best of people.
20 The right! The right! Pursue only what's right! It's the only way you can really live and possess the land that God, your God, is giving you.
21 Don't plant fertility Asherah trees alongside the Altar of God, your God, that you build.
22 Don't set up phallic sex pillars - God, your God, hates them.