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New Living Translation
It is wrong to punish the godly for being good or to flog leaders for being honest.
American Standard Version
Also to punish the righteous is not good, Nor to smite the noble for their uprightness.
Berean Study Bible
It is surely not good to punish the innocent or to flog a noble for his honesty.
It is no good thing to do hurt to the just: nor to strike the prince, who judgeth right.
English Revised Version
Also to punish the righteous is not good, nor to smite the noble for their uprightness.
King James Bible
Also to punish the just is not good, nor to strike princes for equity.
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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