Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

To have respect of persons is not good: for for a piece of bread that man will transgress.

Holman Bible

It is not good to show partiality- yet a man may sin for a piece of bread.

International Standard Version

To show partiality isn't good, yet for a piece of bread the valiant will transgress.

A Conservative Version

To have respect of persons is not good, nor that a man should transgress for a piece of bread.

American Standard Version

To have respect of persons is not good; Neither that a man should transgress for a piece of bread.

Amplified

To have respect of persons and to show partiality is not good, neither is it good that man should transgress for a piece of bread.

Bible in Basic English

It is not good to have respect for a man's position: for a man will do wrong for a bit of bread.

Darby Translation

To have respect of persons is not good; but for a piece of bread will a man transgress.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

To look upon faces is not good and for a morsel of bread the man will transgress.

King James 2000

To show partiality is not good: because for a piece of bread that man will transgress.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{Showing partiality} [is] not good, and over a morsel of bread, a strong man will do wrong.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

To have respect of persons in judgment is not good: And why? He will do wrong; yea, even for a piece of bread.

NET Bible

To show partiality is terrible, for a person will transgress over the smallest piece of bread.

New Heart English Bible

To show partiality is not good; yet a man will do wrong for a piece of bread.

The Emphasized Bible

To take note of faces in judgment , is not good, and, for a bit of bread, a man will transgress.

Webster

To have respect of persons is not good: for, for a piece of bread that man will transgress.

World English Bible

To show partiality is not good; yet a man will do wrong for a piece of bread.

Youngs Literal Translation

To discern faces is not good, And for a piece of bread doth a man transgress.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נכר 
Nakar 
Usage: 49

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

פּת 
Path 
Usage: 15

of bread
לחם 
Lechem 
Usage: 298

גּבר 
Geber 
Usage: 65

References

Watsons

Context Readings

All About Life

20 A faithful man will abound with blessings, But he who makes haste to be rich will not go unpunished. 21 To show partiality is not good, Because for a piece of bread a man will transgress. 22 A man with an evil eye hastens after wealth And does not know that want will come upon him.



Cross References

Ezekiel 13:19

"For handfuls of barley and fragments of bread, you have profaned Me to My people to put to death some who should not die and to keep others alive who should not live, by your lying to My people who listen to lies."'"

Proverbs 18:5

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

Proverbs 24:23

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

Exodus 23:2

"You shall not follow the masses in doing evil, nor shall you testify in a dispute so as to turn aside after a multitude in order to pervert justice;

Exodus 23:8

"You shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and subverts the cause of the just.

Hosea 4:18

Their liquor gone, They play the harlot continually; Their rulers dearly love shame.

Micah 3:5

Thus says the LORD concerning the prophets who lead my people astray; When they have something to bite with their teeth, They cry, "Peace," But against him who puts nothing in their mouths They declare holy war.

Micah 7:3

Concerning evil, both hands do it well The prince asks, also the judge, for a bribe, And a great man speaks the desire of his soul; So they weave it together.

Romans 16:18

For such men are slaves, not of our Lord Christ but of their own appetites; and by their smooth and flattering speech they deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.

2 Peter 2:3

and in their greed they will exploit you with false words; their judgment from long ago is not idle, and their destruction is not asleep.



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