New Living Translation
Will you slant your testimony in his favor? Will you argue God's case for him?
King James Bible
Will ye accept his person? will ye contend for God?
Darby Bible Translation
Will ye accept his person? will ye contend for �God?
World English Bible
Will you show partiality to him? Will you contend for God?
Young's Literal Translation
His face do ye accept, if for God ye strive?
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
13:8 Accept - Not judging according to the right of the cause, but the quality or the person.
LibraryTit. 2:06 Thoughts for Young Men
WHEN St. Paul wrote his Epistle to Titus about his duty as a minister, he mentioned young men as a class requiring peculiar attention. After speaking of aged men and aged women, and young women, he adds this pithy advice, "Young men likewise exhort to be sober-minded" (Tit. 2:6). I am going to follow the Apostle's advice. I propose to offer a few words of friendly exhortation to young men. I am growing old myself, but there are few things I remember so well as the days of my youth. I have a most …
John Charles Ryle—The Upper Room: Being a Few Truths for the Times
Whether Hypocrisy is Always a Mortal Sin?
The Life and Death of Mr. Badman,
"Do not twist justice in legal matters by favoring the poor or being partial to the rich and powerful. Always judge people fairly.
No, you will be in trouble with him if you secretly slant your testimony in his favor.
I won't play favorites or try to flatter anyone.
Here are some further sayings of the wise: It is wrong to show favoritism when passing judgment.
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