Proverbs 28:21

“To have respect of persons is not good: for for a piece of bread that man will transgress.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

To haue respect of persons, is not good: for, for a piece of bread that man will transgresse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

To show partiality is not good, Because for a piece of bread a man will transgress.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

To have respect of persons is not good; Neither that a man should transgress for a piece of bread.
- American Standard Version (1901)

It is not good to have respect for a man's position: for a man will do wrong for a bit of bread.
- Basic English Bible

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

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

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

To discern faces is not good, And for a piece of bread doth a man transgress.
- Youngs Literal Bible

To have respect of persons is not good; for a man will transgress for a piece of bread.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 28:21


28:21 For - When a man hath once accustomed himself to take bribes, a very small advantage will make him sell justice.


Discussion for Proverbs 28:21

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