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 for Proverbs 18:5

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

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 18:5

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 18:5


18:3 Cometh - Into any place or company. Contempt - He despiseth all instruction and reproof. Reproach - And he shews his contempt by ignominious and reproachful expressions.

18:4 A man's - A wise man's. As a brook - That wisdom which is in his heart is continually pouring forth wise and good counsels.


Discussion for Proverbs 18:5



 

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