Proverbs 24:23

“These things also belong to the wise. It is not good to have respect of persons in judgment.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

These things also belong to the wise: It is not good to haue respect of persons in iudgement.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

These also are sayings of the wise. To show partiality in judgment is not good.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

These also are `sayings' of the wise. To have respect of persons in judgment is not good.
- American Standard Version (1901)

These are more sayings of the wise: To have respect for a person's position when judging is not good.
- Basic English Bible

These things also come from the wise. It is not good to have respect of persons in judgment.
- Darby Bible

These things also belong to the wise. It is not good to have respect of persons in judgment.
- Webster's Bible

These also are sayings of the wise. To show partiality in judgment is not good.
- World English Bible

These also are for the wise: -- To discern faces in judgment is not good.
- Youngs Literal Bible

These also are sayings of the wise. To have respect of persons in judgment is not good.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 24:23


24:23 These - The counsels following, to the end of the chapter, no less than those hitherto mentioned, are worthy of their consideration.


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