Parallel Verses

King James 2000

You shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: you shall not be partial to the poor, nor honor the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shall you judge your neighbor.

New American Standard Bible

You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor nor defer to the great, but you are to judge your neighbor fairly.

King James Version

Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honour the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.

Holman Bible

“You must not act unjustly when deciding a case. Do not be partial to the poor or give preference to the rich; judge your neighbor fairly.

International Standard Version

"You are not to be unjust in deciding a case. You are not to show partiality to the poor or honor the great. Instead, decide the case of your neighbor with righteousness."

A Conservative Version

Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment. Thou shall not respect the person of the poor man, nor honor the person of the mighty man, but thou shall judge thy neighbor in righteousness.

American Standard Version

Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honor the person of the mighty; but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbor.

Amplified

‘You shall not do injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor nor show a preference for the great, but judge your neighbor fairly.

Bible in Basic English

Do no wrong in your judging: do not give thought to the position of the poor, or honour to the position of the great; but be a judge to your neighbour in righteousness.

Darby Translation

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.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye shall not do evil in judgment; thou shalt not take up the face of the poor; thou shalt not reverence the face of the great: in justice shalt thou judge thy neighbor.

Lexham Expanded Bible

" 'You shall not do injustice in judgment; {you shall not show partiality to the powerless}; you shall not give preference {to the powerful}; you shall judge your fellow citizen with justice.

Modern King James verseion

You shall do no unrighteousness in judgment. You shall not respect the person of the poor, nor honor the person of the mighty; but you shall judge your neighbor in righteousness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment. Thou shalt not favour the poor nor honour the mighty, but shalt judge thy neighbour righteously.

NET Bible

"'You must not deal unjustly in judgment: you must neither show partiality to the poor nor honor the rich. You must judge your fellow citizen fairly.

New Heart English Bible

"'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.

The Emphasized Bible

Ye shall not act perversely in giving judgment, Thou shalt neither respect the person of the poor, Nor prefer the person of the great, - In righteousness, shalt thou judge thy neighbour.

Webster

Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment; thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honor the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbor.

World English Bible

"'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.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Ye do not do perversity in judgment; thou dost not lift up the face of the poor, nor honour the face of the great; in righteousness thou dost judge thy fellow.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עלה עולה עולה עול עול 
`evel 
Usage: 53

thou shalt not respect
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

the person
פּנים 
Paniym 
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119
Usage: 2119

of the poor
דּל 
Dal 
Usage: 48

הדר 
Hadar 
Usage: 7

of the mighty
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

shalt thou judge
שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

References

Context Readings

Justice, Love, And Propriety

14 You shall not curse the deaf, nor put a stumbling block before the blind, but shall fear your God: I am the LORD. 15  You shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: you shall not be partial to the poor, nor honor the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shall you judge your neighbor. 16 You shall not go up and down as a talebearer among your people: neither shall you take a stand against the life of your neighbor: I am the LORD.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 1:17

You shall not respect persons in judgment; but you shall hear the small as well as the great; you shall not be afraid of the face of man; for the judgment is God's: and the cause that is too hard for you, bring it unto me, and I will hear it.

Exodus 23:2-3

You shall not follow a multitude to do evil; neither shall you testify in a dispute to follow after a crowd to pervert judgment:

Deuteronomy 16:19

You shall not pervert judgment; you shall not show partiality, neither take a bribe: for a bribe does blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.

Exodus 23:6-8

You shall not pervert the justice of your poor in his dispute.

Leviticus 19:35

You shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in measures of length, or weight, or quantity.

Deuteronomy 27:19

Cursed be he that perverts the justice due the stranger, fatherless, and widow. And all the people shall say, Amen.

2 Chronicles 19:6-7

And said to the judges, Take heed what you do: for you judge not for man, but for the LORD, who is with you in the judgment.

Psalm 82:2

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

Proverbs 24:23

These things also belong to the wise. It is not good to have partiality in judgment.

Exodus 18:21

Moreover you shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:

Deuteronomy 25:13-16

You shall not have in your bag differing weights, a great and a small.

Proverbs 18:5

It is not good to be partial to the wicked, or to overthrow the righteous in judgment.

James 2:6-9

But you have despised the poor. Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judges?

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