Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Thou dost not revile the deaf; and before the blind thou dost not put a stumbling block; and thou hast been afraid of thy God; I am Jehovah. 15 '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. 16 Thou dost not go slandering among thy people; thou dost not stand against the blood of thy neighbour; I am Jehovah.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 1:17

ye do not discern faces in judgment; as the little so the great ye do hear; ye are not afraid of the face of any, for the judgment is God's, and the thing which is too hard for you, ye bring near unto me, and I have heard it;

Exodus 23:2-3

Thou art not after many to evil, nor dost thou testify concerning a strife, to turn aside after many to cause others to turn aside;

Deuteronomy 16:19

Thou dost not turn aside judgment; thou dost not discern faces, nor take a bribe, for the bribe blindeth the eyes of the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous.

Exodus 23:6-8

'Thou dost not turn aside the judgment of thy needy one in his strife;

Leviticus 19:35

'Ye do not do perversity in judgment, in mete-yard, in weight, or in liquid measure;

Deuteronomy 27:19

Cursed is he who is turning aside the judgment of fatherless, sojourner, and widow, -- and all the people have said, Amen.

2 Chronicles 19:6-7

and saith unto the judges, 'See what ye are doing -- for not for man do ye judge, but for Jehovah, who is with you in the matter of judgment;

Psalm 82:2

Till when do ye judge perversely? And the face of the wicked lift up? Selah.

Proverbs 24:23

These also are for the wise: -- To discern faces in judgment is not good.

Exodus 18:21

And thou -- thou dost provide out of all the people men of ability, fearing God, men of truth, hating dishonest gain, and hast placed these over them, heads of thousands, heads of hundreds, heads of fifties, and heads of tens,

Deuteronomy 25:13-16

'Thou hast not in thy bag a stone and a stone, a great and a small.

Proverbs 18:5

Acceptance of the face of the wicked is not good, To turn aside the righteous in judgment.

James 2:6-9

and ye did dishonour the poor one; do not the rich oppress you and themselves draw you to judgment-seats;

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