Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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

of persons
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 aboundeth with blessings; but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent. 21 To have respect of persons is not good; but for a piece of bread will a man transgress. 22 He that hath an evil eye hasteth after wealth, and knoweth not that poverty shall come upon him.



Cross References

Ezekiel 13:19

And will ye profane me among my people for handfuls of barley and for morsels of bread, to slay the souls that should not die, and to save the souls alive that should not live, by your lying to my people that listen to lying?

Proverbs 18:5

It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to wrong the righteous in judgment.

Proverbs 24:23

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

Exodus 23:2

Thou shalt not follow the multitude for evil; neither shalt thou answer in a cause, to go after the multitude to pervert judgment.

Exodus 23:8

And thou shalt take no bribe; for the bribe blindeth those whose eyes are open, and perverteth the words of the righteous.

Hosea 4:18

Their drink is sour; they give themselves up to whoredom; her great men passionately love their shame.

Micah 3:5

Thus saith Jehovah concerning the prophets that cause my people to err, that bite with their teeth, and cry, Peace! but whoso putteth not into their mouths they prepare war against him:

Micah 7:3

Both hands are for evil, to do it well. The prince asketh, and the judge is there for a reward; and the great man uttereth his soul's greed: and together they combine it.

Romans 16:18

For such serve not our Lord Christ, but their own belly, and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.

2 Peter 2:3

And through covetousness, with well-turned words, will they make merchandise of you: for whom judgment of old is not idle, and their destruction slumbers not.

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