Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Don't judge according to appearance, 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.

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.

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."

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 boy receives circumcision on the Sabbath, that the law of Moses may not be broken, are you angry with me, because I made a man completely healthy on the Sabbath? 24 Don't judge according to appearance, but judge righteous judgment." 25 Therefore some of them of Jerusalem said, "Isn't this he whom they seek to kill?



Cross References

John 8:15

You judge according to the flesh. I judge no one.

Isaiah 11:3-4

His delight will be in the fear of Yahweh. He will not judge by the sight of his eyes, neither decide by the hearing of his ears;

Deuteronomy 1:16-17

I commanded your judges at that time, saying, Hear [the causes] between your brothers, and judge righteously between a man and his brother, and the foreigner who is living with him.

Leviticus 19:15

"'You shall do no injustice in judgment: you shall not be partial to the poor, nor show favoritism to the great; but you shall judge your neighbor in righteousness.

Deuteronomy 16:18-19

You shall make judges and officers in all your gates, which Yahweh your God gives you, according to your tribes; and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.

Psalm 58:1-2

Do you indeed speak righteousness, silent ones? Do you judge blamelessly, you sons of men?

Psalm 82:2

"How long will you judge unjustly, and show partiality to the wicked?" Selah.

Psalm 94:20-21

Shall the throne of wickedness have fellowship with you, which brings about mischief by statute?

Proverbs 17:15

He who justifies the wicked, and he who condemns the righteous, both of them alike are an abomination to Yahweh.

Proverbs 24:23

These also are sayings of the wise. To show partiality in judgment is not good.

Isaiah 5:23

who acquit the guilty for a bribe, but deny justice for the innocent!

James 2:1

My brothers, don't hold the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ of glory with partiality.

James 2:4

haven't you shown partiality among yourselves, and become judges with evil thoughts?

James 2:9

But if you show partiality, you commit sin, being convicted by the law as transgressors.

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