Proverbs 24:23

NET ©

These sayings also are from the wise: To show partiality in judgment is terrible:

NIV ©

These also are sayings of the wise: To show partiality in judging is not good:

NASB ©

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

NLT ©

Here are some further sayings of the wise: It is wrong to show favoritism when passing judgment.

MSG ©

It's wrong, very wrong, to go along with injustice.

BBE ©

These are more sayings of the wise: To have respect for a person’s position when judging is not good.

NRSV ©

These also are sayings of the wise: Partiality in judging is not good.

NKJV ©

These things also belong to the wise: It is not good to show partiality in judgment.

KJV
These [things] also [belong] to the wise
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[It is] not good
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to have respect
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of persons
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in judgment
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HEBREW
bwj
<02896>
lb
<01077>
jpsmb
<04941>
Mynp
<06440>
rkh
<05234>
Mymkxl
<02450>
hla
<0428>
Mg (24:23)
<01571>
LXXM
tauta
<3778>  
D-APN
de
<1161>  
PRT
legw
<3004>  
V-PAI-1S
umin
<4771>  
P-DP
toiv
<3588>  
T-DPM
sofoiv
<4680>  
A-DPM
epiginwskein
<1921>  
V-PAN
aideisyai
 
V-PMN
proswpon
<4383>  
N-ASN
en
<1722>  
PREP
krisei
<2920>  
N-DSF
ou
<3364>  
ADV
kalon
<2570>  
A-NSN
NET © [draft] ITL
These
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sayings also
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are from the wise
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: To show partiality
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in judgment
<04941>
is terrible
<02896>
:
NET © Notes

tn Heb “to recognize faces”; KJV, ASV “to have respect of persons”; NLT “to show favoritism.”

tn Heb “not good.” This is a figure known as tapeinosis – a deliberate understatement to emphasize a worst-case scenario: “it is terrible!”