Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

These [sayings] also belong to the wise: It is not good to show partiality in judgment.

International Standard Version

Here are some more proverbs from wise people: It isn't good to show partiality in judgment.

A Conservative Version

These also are from the wise: To have respect of persons in judgment is not good.

American Standard Version

These also are'sayings of the wise. To have respect of persons in judgment is not good.

Amplified

These also are sayings of the wise: To discriminate and show partiality, having respect of persons in judging, is not good.

Bible in Basic English

These are more sayings of the wise: To have respect for a person's position when judging is not good.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

Also these to the wise. To look upon the face in judgment is not good.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

These [sayings] are also for the wise: {Partiality} in judgment is not good.

Modern King James verseion

These also are for the wise: To have respect of persons in judgment is not good.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

These are also the sayings of the wise. It is not good to have respect of any person in judgment.

NET Bible

These sayings also are from the wise: To show partiality in judgment is terrible:

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

These things also, concern he wise, To take note of faces in judgment, is not good.

Webster

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

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

It is not good
טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 553

נכר 
Nakar 
Usage: 49

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

Context Readings

More Sayings Of The Wise

22 For their calamity will rise suddenly, And who knows the ruin that comes from both of them? 23 These also are sayings of the wise To show partiality in judgment is not good. 24 He who says to the wicked, "You are righteous," Peoples will curse him, nations will abhor him;



Cross References

Proverbs 18:5

To show partiality to the wicked is not good, Nor to thrust aside the righteous in judgment.

Proverbs 28:21

To show partiality is not good, Because for a piece of bread a man will transgress.

Leviticus 19:15

'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.

Proverbs 1:6

To understand a proverb and a figure, The words of the wise and their riddles.

Deuteronomy 1:17

'You shall not show partiality in judgment; you shall hear the small and the great alike You shall not fear man, for the judgment is God's The case that is too hard for you, you shall bring to me, and I will hear it.'

Deuteronomy 16:19

"You shall not distort justice; you shall not be partial, and you shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and perverts the words of the righteous.

2 Chronicles 19:7

"Now then let the fear of the LORD be upon you; be very careful what you do, for the LORD our God will have no part in unrighteousness or partiality or the taking of a bribe."

Psalm 82:2-4

How long will you judge unjustly And show partiality to the wicked? Selah.

Psalm 107:43

Who is wise? Let him give heed to these things, And consider the lovingkindnesses of the LORD.

Proverbs 22:17

Incline your ear and hear the words of the wise, And apply your mind to my knowledge;

Ecclesiastes 8:1-5

Who is like the wise man and who knows the interpretation of a matter? A man's wisdom illumines him and causes his stern face to beam.

Hosea 14:9

Whoever is wise, let him understand these things; Whoever is discerning, let him know them For the ways of the LORD are right, And the righteous will walk in them, But transgressors will stumble in them.

John 7:24

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

1 Timothy 5:20-21

Those who continue in sin, rebuke in the presence of all, so that the rest also will be fearful of sinning.

James 2:4-6

have you not made distinctions among yourselves, and become judges with evil motives?

James 3:17

But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy.

1 Peter 1:17

If you address as Father the One who impartially judges according to each one's work, conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your stay on earth;



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