John 7:24

Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Iudge not according to the appearance, but iudge righteous iudgement.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with righteous judgment."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Judge not according to appearance, but judge righteous judgment.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let not your decisions be based on what you see, but on righteousness.
- Basic English Bible

Judge not according to sight, but judge righteous judgment.
- Darby Bible

Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.
- Webster's Bible

Do not form superficial judgements, but form the judgements that are just."
- Weymouth Bible

Don't judge according to appearance, but judge righteous judgment."
- World English Bible

Nile ye deme aftir the face, but deme ye a riytful doom.
- Wycliffe Bible

judge not according to appearance, but the righteous judgment judge.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

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Discussion for John 7

  • Ray321
    3 I am verily a man which am a Jew, born in Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, and taught according to the perfect manner of the law of the fathers, and was zealous toward God, as ye all are this day. 13 For ye have heard of my conversation in time past in the Jews' religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and wasted it:
  • Insight777
    V24 proves physical cutting means nothing. Jesus does not cut flesh and does not teach it.
    Paul however continues to circumcise to establish the adherence to Jewish law as the example of the Jewish woman that had a son with a Greek man. Paul does not follow the example of behavior that Jesus established. Paul is a Jew first, Christian second. Acts 16:3
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink. Yes, Lord, I thirst of you daily. Give me to drink from the spring of living waters.
  • A disciple
    "After these things Jesus walked in Galilee: for he would not walk in Jewry, because the Jews sought to kill him." The hostile and hateful who oppose and contradict Jesus and any and all who love Jesus; would love it to be fighting and quarreling with us all the time, and wasting our time! But we have to know when its time to let men have their own ways, and leave them alone.
  • Sparrow1950
    Probably, if they were practicing Jews and did it 8 days after birth according to laws.
  • Lu2677
    Thanks for posting Luke 2:21. I repent of saying,"scripture does not tell us if Mary and Joseph circumcised their children. It is important to repent when scripture corrects us when we err. Or God will reprove us and call us a liar. He doesn't take is lightly when we speak untruth. I don't want him to call me a liar, do you want him to call you a liar? A question for all to consider.

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