Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

To show partiality is not good; yet a man will do wrong 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.

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.

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.

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 is rich with blessings; but one who is eager to be rich will not go unpunished. 21 To show partiality is not good; yet a man will do wrong for a piece of bread. 22 A stingy man hurries after riches, and doesn't know that poverty waits for him.



Cross References

Ezekiel 13:19

You have profaned me among my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, to kill the souls who should not die, and to save the souls alive who should not live, by your lying to my people who listen to lies."

Proverbs 18:5

To be partial to the faces of the wicked is not good, nor to deprive the innocent of justice.

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 a crowd to do evil; neither shall you testify in court to side with a multitude to pervert justice;

Exodus 23:8

"You shall take no bribe, for a bribe blinds those who have sight and perverts the words of the righteous.

Hosea 4:18

Their drink has become sour. They play the prostitute continually. Her rulers dearly love their shameful way.

Micah 3:5

Thus says the LORD concerning the prophets who lead my people astray; for those who feed their teeth, they proclaim, "Peace." and whoever doesn't provide for their mouths, they prepare war against him:

Micah 7:3

Their hands are on that which is evil to do it diligently. The ruler and judge ask for a bribe; and the powerful man dictates the evil desire of his soul. Thus they conspire together.

Romans 16:18

For those who are such do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own belly; and by their smooth and flattering speech, they deceive the hearts of the innocent.

2 Peter 2:3

In covetousness they will exploit you with deceptive words: whose sentence now from of old does not linger, and their destruction is not asleep.

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