King James Version
These things also belong to the wise. It is not good to have respect of persons in judgment.
Darby Bible Translation
These things also come from the wise. It is not good to have respect of persons in judgment.
World English Bible
These also are sayings of the wise. To show partiality in judgment is not good.
Young's Literal Translation
These also are for the wise: -- To discern faces in judgment is not good.
Proverbs 24:23 Parallel
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These things also belong to the wise. It is not good to have respect of persons in judgment.Proverbs 24:23 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThe Sluggard's Farm
A sermon (No. 2027) intended for reading on Lord's Day, June 3rd 1888, delivered by C. H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. "I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down. Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it, and received instruction."--Proverbs 24:30-32. No doubt Solomon was sometimes glad …
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Ye shall not respect persons in judgment; but ye shall hear the small as well as the great; ye shall not be afraid of the face of man; for the judgment is God's: and the cause that is too hard for you, bring it unto me, and I will hear it.
Thou shalt not wrest judgment; thou shalt not respect persons, neither take a gift: for a gift doth blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.
Will ye accept his person? will ye contend for God?
To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings.
It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to overthrow the righteous in judgment.
Bow down thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thine heart unto my knowledge.
To have respect of persons is not good: for for a piece of bread that man will transgress.
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