New American Standard Bible
It is also not good to fine the righteous, Nor to strike the noble for their uprightness.
King James Bible
Also to punish the just is not good, nor to strike princes for equity.
Darby Bible Translation
To punish a righteous man is not good, nor to strike nobles because of their uprightness.
World English Bible
Also to punish the righteous is not good, nor to flog officials for their integrity.
Young's Literal Translation
Also, to fine the righteous is not good, To smite nobles for uprightness.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Nor to strike ... - Better, and to strike the noble (in character rather than in rank) is against right. Compare John 18:28.
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A sermon (No. 899) delivered on Lord's Day morning, November 7th, 1869, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity."--Proverbs 17:17. There is one thing about the usefulness of which all men are agreed, namely, friendship; but most men are soon aware that counterfeits of friendship are common as autumn leaves. Few men enjoy from others the highest and truest form of friendship. The friendships of this world are …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
The Raising of the Young Man of Nain - the Meeting of Life and Death.
He who justifies the wicked and he who condemns the righteous, Both of them alike are an abomination to the LORD.
To show partiality to the wicked is not good, Nor to thrust aside the righteous in judgment.
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