Proverbs 28:21
Modern Translations
New International Version
To show partiality is not good-- yet a person will do wrong for a piece of bread.

New Living Translation
Showing partiality is never good, yet some will do wrong for a mere piece of bread.

English Standard Version
To show partiality is not good, but for a piece of bread a man will do wrong.

Berean Study Bible
To show partiality is not good, yet a man will do wrong for a piece of bread.

New American Standard Bible
To show partiality is not good, Because for a piece of bread a man will do wrong.

NASB 1995
To show partiality is not good, Because for a piece of bread a man will transgress.

NASB 1977
To show partiality is not good, Because for a piece of bread a man will transgress.

Amplified Bible
To have regard for one person over another and to show favoritism is not good, Because for a piece of bread a man will transgress.

Christian Standard Bible
It is not good to show partiality — yet even a courageous person may sin for a piece of bread.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
It is not good to show partiality-- yet a man may sin for a piece of bread.

Contemporary English Version
It isn't right to be unfair, but some people can be bribed with only a piece of bread.

Good News Translation
Prejudice is wrong. But some judges will do wrong to get even the smallest bribe.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Showing partiality is not good, because some people will turn on you even for a piece of bread.

International Standard Version
To show partiality isn't good, yet for a piece of bread the valiant will transgress.

NET Bible
To show partiality is terrible, for a person will transgress over the smallest piece of bread.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
To have respect of persons is not good: for for a piece of bread that man will transgress.

New King James Version
To show partiality is not good, Because for a piece of bread a man will transgress.

King James 2000 Bible
To show partiality is not good: because for a piece of bread that man will transgress.

New Heart English Bible
To show partiality is not good; yet a man will do wrong for a piece of bread.

World English Bible
To show partiality is not good; yet a man will do wrong for a piece of bread.

American King James Version
To have respect of persons is not good: for for a piece of bread that man will transgress.

American Standard Version
To have respect of persons is not good; Neither that a man should transgress for a piece of bread.

A Faithful Version
To have respect of persons is not good; yea, for a piece of bread a man will transgress.

Darby Bible Translation
To have respect of persons is not good; but for a piece of bread will a man transgress.

English Revised Version
To have respect of persons is not good: neither that a man should transgress for a piece of bread.

Webster's Bible Translation
To have respect of persons is not good: for, for a piece of bread that man will transgress.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
To haue respect of persons is not good: for that man will transgresse for a piece of bread.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
To haue respect of persons in iudgement is not good, for that man wyll do wrong, yea euen for a peece of bread.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
To haue respecte of personnes in iudgment is not good: And why? he will do wronge, yee euen for a pece of bred.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
[It] is not good to discern faces, "" And a man transgresses for a piece of bread.

Young's Literal Translation
To discern faces is not good, And for a piece of bread doth a man transgress.

Smith's Literal Translation
To look upon faces is not good and for a morsel of bread the man will transgress.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
He that hath respect to a person in judgment, doth not well: such a man even for a morsel of bread forsaketh the truth.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Whoever shows favoritism in judgment does not do well; even if it is for a morsel of bread, he forsakes the truth.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
A man that favors persons is not good, for by a piece of bread he betrays a man.

Lamsa Bible
A man who shows partiality is not good; for a piece of bread a man will become a traitor.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
To have respect of persons is not good; For a man will transgress for a piece of bread.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He that reverences not the persons of the just is not good: such a one will sell a man for a morsel of bread.








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