Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

"How long will you judge unjustly and {show favoritism to the wicked}? Selah

New American Standard Bible

How long will you judge unjustly
And show partiality to the wicked? Selah.

King James Version

How long will ye judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah.

Holman Bible

“How long will you judge unjustly
and show partiality to the wicked?Selah

International Standard Version

"How long will you judge partially by showing favor on the wicked? Interlude

A Conservative Version

How long will ye judge unjustly, and respect the persons of the wicked? Selah.

American Standard Version

How long will ye judge unjustly, And respect the persons of the wicked? Selah

Amplified


How long will you judge unjustly
And show partiality to the wicked? Selah.

Darby Translation

How long will ye judge unrighteously, and accept the person of the wicked? Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

How long will ye judge wickedness, and ye will lift up the faces of the unjust? Silence.

King James 2000

How long will you judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah.

Modern King James verseion

How long will you judge unjustly and lift up the faces of the wicked? Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

How long will ye give wrong judgment, and accept the persons of the ungodly? Selah.

NET Bible

He says, "How long will you make unjust legal decisions and show favoritism to the wicked? (Selah)

New Heart English Bible

"How long will you judge unjustly, and show partiality to the wicked?" Selah.

Webster

How long will ye judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah.

World English Bible

"How long will you judge unjustly, and show partiality to the wicked?" Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

Till when do ye judge perversely? And the face of the wicked lift up? Selah.

Context Readings

A Plea For Righteous Judgment

1 God stands in the divine assembly; he administers judgment in the midst of [the] gods. 2 "How long will you judge unjustly and {show favoritism to the wicked}? Selah 3 Judge [on behalf of the] helpless and [the] orphan; provide justice [to the] afflicted and [the] poor.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 1:17

You must not {be partial} {in your judgment}; hear [out] the small [person] as [also] the great [person]; {do not be intimidated by any person}, because the judgment [is] God's; and the case that is too difficult for you, bring [it] to me, and I will hear it [out].'

Proverbs 18:5

Being partial [to] faces of evil [is] not good, [nor] to subvert the righteous at the judgment.

Psalm 58:1-2

Do you really speak [what is] right [when] silent? [Do] you judge fairly the children of humankind?

Exodus 10:3

And Moses and Aaron came to Pharaoh, and they said to him, "Thus says Yahweh, the God of the Hebrews, 'Until when will you refuse to submit before me? Release my people so that they may serve me.

Exodus 23:6-7

" 'You will not pervert the justice of your poor in his legal dispute.

Leviticus 19:15

" 'You shall not do injustice in judgment; {you shall not show partiality to the powerless}; you shall not give preference {to the powerful}; you shall judge your fellow citizen with justice.

1 Kings 18:21

Elijah approached to all the people and said, "How long [will] you [go] limping over two opinions? If Yahweh [is] God, go after him; but if Baal, go after him." But the people did not answer him a word.

2 Chronicles 19:7

So now, let the fear of Yahweh be upon you all. {Be careful what you do}, for there is neither wickedness nor {showing partiality} and taking bribes with Yahweh our God."

Job 34:19

who {shows no partiality to officials} and [who] {does not take note of the noble more than of the insignificant}, for all of them [are] the work of his hands?

Psalm 62:3

How long will you attack a man? All of you will be shattered like a leaning wall, a tottering fence.

Micah 3:1-3

And I said, "Listen, O heads of Jacob and leaders of the house of Israel! [Is it] not for you to know justice?

Micah 3:9-12

Hear this, O rulers of the house of Jacob and leaders of the house of Israel, those detesting justice and perverting all that [is] right,

Matthew 17:17

And Jesus answered [and] said, "O unbelieving and perverse generation! {How long} will I be with you? {How long} must I put up with you? Bring him here to me!"

Galatians 2:6

But from those {who were influential} (whatever they were, [it makes] no difference to me, {God does not show partiality})--for those who were influential added nothing to me.

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