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 show partiality in judgment 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.

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

of persons
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

Context Readings

More Sayings Of The Wise

22 for their calamity shall rise suddenly; and the ruin of them both, who shall know it? 23 These also are sayings of the wise.
To show partiality in judgment is not good.
24 He that saith unto the wicked, Thou art righteous; him shall the peoples curse, nations shall abhor him:



Cross References

Proverbs 18:5

To respect the person of the wicked so that the righteous loses that which is rightfully his is not good.

Proverbs 28:21

To have respect of persons in judgment is not good; even for a piece of bread, man will transgress.

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.

Proverbs 1:6

To understand a parable and the interpretation; the words of the wise and their enigmas.

Deuteronomy 1:17

Ye shall not respect persons in judgment, but ye shall hear the small as well as the great; ye 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.

Deuteronomy 16:19

Thou shalt not twist that which is right; thou shalt not respect persons neither take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and perverts the words of the righteous.

2 Chronicles 19:7

Therefore, now let the fear of the LORD be upon you; take heed and do it, for there is no iniquity with the LORD our God, nor respect of persons, nor taking of bribes.

Psalm 82:2-4

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

Psalm 107:43

Who is wise and will observe these things and shall understand the mercies of the LORD?

Proverbs 22:17

Bow down thine ear and hear the words of the wise, and apply thine heart unto my wisdom.

Ecclesiastes 8:1-5

Who is as the wise man? and who is as he who knows the interpretation of all things? The wisdom of this man shall make his face to shine, and the coarseness of his face shall be changed.

Hosea 14:9

Who is wise that he might understand this? and prudent that he might know this? for the ways of the LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them; but the rebellious shall fall therein.

John 7:24

Judge not according to the appearance, but judge with righteous judgment.

1 Timothy 5:20-21

Those that persist in sin rebuke before all, that the others may also fear.

James 2:4-6

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

James 3:17

But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, modest, benevolent, full of mercy and of good fruits, not judgmental, unfeigned.

1 Peter 1:17

And if ye invoke as Father, he who without respect of persons judges according to the work of each one, converse in fear the entire time of your sojourning here,

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