Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Judge not according to sight, but judge righteous judgment.

New American Standard Bible

"Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with righteous judgment."

King James Version

Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.

Holman Bible

Stop judging according to outward appearances; rather judge according to righteous judgment.”

International Standard Version

Stop judging by appearances, but judge with righteous judgment!"

A Conservative Version

Judge not according to appearance, but judge righteous judgment.

American Standard Version

Judge not according to appearance, but judge righteous judgment.

Amplified

Be honest in your judgment and do not decide at a glance (superficially and by appearances); but judge fairly and righteously.

An Understandable Version

Do not make judgments based [merely] on how things look, but make judgments on how they really are."

Anderson New Testament

Judge not according to appearance, but judge righteous judgment.

Bible in Basic English

Let not your decisions be based on what you see, but on righteousness.

Common New Testament

Do not judge by appearances, but judge with right judgment."

Daniel Mace New Testament

judge not according to appearances, but judge according to equity.

Godbey New Testament

Judge not according to sight, but judge righteous judgment.

Goodspeed New Testament

You must not judge so externally; you must judge justly!"

John Wesley New Testament

Judge not according to appearance, but judge righteous judgment.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Judge not according to the appearance, but judge with righteous judgment.

Julia Smith Translation

Judge not according to sight, but judge just judgment.

King James 2000

Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not judge according to outward appearance, but judge according to righteous judgment!"

Modern King James verseion

Do not judge according to sight, but judge righteous judgment.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Judge not after the outer appearance: but judge righteous judgment."

Moffatt New Testament

placed after 5:47] The Jews were amazed, saying, "How can this uneducated fellow manage to read?"

Montgomery New Testament

"Do not judge according to appearance. Judge justly."

NET Bible

Do not judge according to external appearance, but judge with proper judgment."

New Heart English Bible

Do not judge according to appearance, but judge righteous judgment."

Noyes New Testament

Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.

Sawyer New Testament

Judge not according to the appearance, but judge a righteous judgment.

The Emphasized Bible

Be not judging according to appearance, but, just judgment, be judging,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Judge not by appearance, but judge righteous judgment.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not judge by appearances; judge justly."

Webster

Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.

Weymouth New Testament

Do not form superficial judgements, but form the judgements that are just."

Williams New Testament

Stop judging superficially; you must judge fairly."

World English Bible

Don't judge according to appearance, but judge righteous judgment."

Worrell New Testament

Judge not according to appearance, but judge righteous judgment."

Worsley New Testament

Judge not according to appearance, but judge righteous judgement.

Youngs Literal Translation

judge not according to appearance, but the righteous judgment judge.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
κρίνω 
Krino 
Usage: 84

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

ὄψις 
Opsis 
Usage: 2

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

κρίνω 
Krino 
Usage: 84

δίκαιος 
Dikaios 
Usage: 57

Context Readings

Jesus At The Feast Of Tabernacles

23 If a man receives circumcision on sabbath, that the law of Moses may not be violated, are ye angry with me because I have made a man entirely sound on sabbath? 24 Judge not according to sight, but judge righteous judgment. 25 Some therefore of those of Jerusalem said, Is not this he whom they seek to kill?



Cross References

John 8:15

Ye judge according to the flesh, I judge no one.

Isaiah 11:3-4

And his delight will be in the fear of Jehovah; and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears;

Deuteronomy 1:16-17

And I commanded your judges at that time, saying, Hear the causes between your brethren, and judge righteously between a man and his brother, and him also that sojourneth with him.

Leviticus 19:15

Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment; thou shalt not respect the person of the lowly, nor honour the person of the great; in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.

Deuteronomy 16:18-19

Judges and officers shalt thou make thee in all thy gates, which Jehovah thy God giveth thee, throughout thy tribes, that they may judge the people with just judgment.

Psalm 58:1-2

{To the chief Musician. 'Destroy not.' Of David. Michtam.} Is righteousness indeed silent? Do ye speak it? Do ye judge with equity, ye sons of men?

Psalm 82:2

How long will ye judge unrighteously, and accept the person of the wicked? Selah.

Psalm 94:20-21

Shall the throne of wickedness be united to thee, which frameth mischief into a law?

Proverbs 17:15

He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the righteous, even they both are abomination to Jehovah.

Proverbs 24:23

These things also come from the wise. It is not good to have respect of persons in judgment.

Isaiah 5:23

who justify the wicked for a bribe, and turn away the righteousness of the righteous from them!

James 2:1

My brethren, do not have the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, Lord of glory, with respect of persons:

James 2:4

have ye not made a difference among yourselves, and become judges having evil thoughts?

James 2:9

But if ye have respect of persons, ye commit sin, being convicted by the law as transgressors.

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