Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Judge not according to the appearance, but judge with 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.

Darby Translation

Judge not according to sight, but judge righteous judgment.

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.

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 on the sabbath day receives circumcision without the law of Moses being broken, are ye angry at me because I have made a man entirely whole on the sabbath day? 24 Judge not according to the appearance, but judge with righteous judgment. 25 Then one of those of Jerusalem said, Is not this he whom they seek to kill?



Cross References

John 8:15

Ye judge after the flesh, but I judge no one.

Isaiah 11:3-4

and shall make him of quick olfaction in the fear of the LORD; and he shall not judge according to the sight of his eyes, neither reprove according to the hearing of his ears:

Deuteronomy 1:16-17

And I charged your judges at that time, saying, Hear the causes between your brethren and judge righteously between every man and his brother and the stranger that is with him.

Leviticus 19:15

Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, neither pleasing the poor, nor favoring the mighty; but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.

Deuteronomy 16:18-19

Judges and officers shalt thou make thee in all the gates of thy cities, which the LORD thy God shall give thee throughout thy tribes, and they shall judge the people with just (and righteous) judgment.

Psalm 58:1-2

Do ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of Adam?

Psalm 82:2

How long will ye judge unjustly and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah.

Psalm 94:20-21

Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with thee, who creates toil under the guise of law?

Proverbs 17:15

He that justifies the wicked and he that condemns the just, even they both are abomination to the LORD.

Proverbs 24:23

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

Isaiah 5:23

who justify the wicked for bribes and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him!

James 2:1

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

James 2:4

Are ye not then judging in yourselves and are become judges of evil thoughts?

James 2:9

but if ye have respect to persons, ye commit sin and are accused of the law as rebels.

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