Proverbs 18:5

It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to overthrow the righteous in judgment.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to ouerthrowe the righteous in iudgement.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

To show partiality to the wicked is not good, {Nor} to thrust aside the righteous in judgment.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

To respect the person of the wicked is not good, `Nor' to turn aside the righteous in judgment.
- American Standard Version (1901)

To have respect for the person of the evil-doer is not good, or to give a wrong decision against the upright.
- Basic English Bible

It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to wrong the righteous in judgment.
- Darby Bible

It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to overthrow the righteous in judgment.
- Webster's Bible

To be partial to the faces of the wicked is not good, nor to deprive the innocent of justice.
- World English Bible

Acceptance of the face of the wicked [is] not good, To turn aside the righteous in judgment.
- Youngs Literal Bible

It is not good to respect the person of the wicked, so as to turn aside the righteous in judgment.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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