Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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

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 will have many blessings,
but one in a hurry to get rich
will not go unpunished.
21 It is not good to show partiality
yet a man may sin for a piece of bread.
22 A greedy man is in a hurry for wealth;
he doesn’t know that poverty will come to him.



Cross References

Ezekiel 13:19

You profane Me in front of My people for handfuls of barley and scraps of bread; you kill those who should not die and spare those who should not live, when you lie to My people, who listen to lies.

Proverbs 18:5

It is not good to show partiality to the guilty
by perverting the justice due the innocent.

Proverbs 24:23

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

Exodus 23:2

“You must not follow a crowd in wrongdoing. Do not testify in a lawsuit and go along with a crowd to pervert justice.

Exodus 23:8

You must not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and corrupts the words of the righteous.

Hosea 4:18

When their drinking is over,
they turn to promiscuity.
Israel’s leaders fervently love disgrace.

Micah 3:5

This is what the Lord says
concerning the prophets
who lead my people astray,
who proclaim peace
when they have food to sink their teeth into
but declare war against the one
who puts nothing in their mouths.

Micah 7:3

Both hands are good at accomplishing evil:
the official and the judge demand a bribe;
when the powerful man communicates his evil desire,
they plot it together.

Romans 16:18

for such people do not serve our Lord Christ but their own appetites. They deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting with smooth talk and flattering words.

2 Peter 2:3

They will exploit you in their greed with deceptive words. Their condemnation, pronounced long ago, is not idle, and their destruction does not sleep.

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