These also are sayings of the wise: To show partiality in judging is not good:
These also are sayings of the wise. To show partiality in judgment is not good.
Here are some further sayings of the wise: It is wrong to show favoritism when passing judgment.
It's wrong, very wrong, to go along with injustice.
These are more sayings of the wise: To have respect for a person’s position when judging is not good.
These also are sayings of the wise: Partiality in judging is not good.
These things also belong to the wise: It is not good to show partiality in judgment.
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1 tn Heb “to recognize faces”; KJV, ASV “to have respect of persons”; NLT “to show favoritism.”
2 tn Heb “not good.” This is a figure known as tapeinosis – a deliberate understatement to emphasize a worst-case scenario: “it is terrible!”