Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

To take note of faces in judgment , is not good, and, for a bit of bread, a man will 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 regard for one person over another and to show favoritism is not good,
Because for a piece of bread a man will transgress.

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.

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.

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 man of fidelity, aboundeth in blessings, but, one hasting to be rich, shall not be held innocent. 21 To take note of faces in judgment , is not good, and, for a bit of bread, a man will transgress. 22 A man, hasting to be rich, hath an evil eye, and knoweth not when want may overtake him.



Cross References

Ezekiel 13:19

Thus have ye profaned me unto my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, Putting to death the souls that should not die, and Keeping alive the souls that should not live, - By your lying to my people I who hearken to lies

Proverbs 18:5

To prefer a lawless man, is not good, thrusting away the righteous, in judgment.

Proverbs 24:23

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

Exodus 23:2

Thou shalt not follow multitudes to commit wickedness, - neither shalt thou answer in a quarrel, so as to turn away after multitudes to mislead,

Exodus 23:8

And, a bribe, shalt thou not take, - for the bribe, blindeth the clear-sighted, and perverteth the words of the righteous.

Hosea 4:18

Their drinking-bout, having passed, - they became, unchaste, they loved wildly, a contempt, became her great men.

Micah 3:5

Thus, saith Yahweh, concerning the prophets who are leading astray my people, - who bite with their teeth, and then cry - Prosper! and whoso holdeth not to their mouth, they hallow against him a war!

Micah 7:3

Of wickedness with both hands to make sure, the ruler, doth make demand - and the judge - for a recompense, - and, as for the great man, he, is putting into words the desire of his soul, So have they woven the net!

Romans 16:18

For, they who are such, unto our Lord Christ are not doing service, but unto their own belly, - and, through their smooth and flattering speech, deceive the hearts of the innocent.

2 Peter 2:3

And, in greed, with forged words, will they, of you, make merchandise: for whom, the sentence from of old, is not idle, and, their destruction, doth not slumber.

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