|New International Version (© 2011)|
To show partiality is not good-- yet a person will do wrong for a piece of bread.
King James Bible
To have respect of persons is not good: for for a piece of bread that man will transgress.
American Standard Version
To have respect of persons is not good; Neither that a man should transgress for a piece of bread.
Young's Literal Translation
To discern faces is not good, And for a piece of bread doth a man transgress.
Proverbs 28:21 Additional TranslationsTreasury of Scripture Knowledge
Proverbs 18:5 It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to overthrow the righteous in judgment.
Proverbs 24:23 These things also belong to the wise. It is not good to have respect of persons in judgment.
Exodus 23:2,8 You shall not follow a multitude to do evil; neither shall you speak in a cause to decline after many to wrest judgment...
for Erasmus observes that this expression probably originated from the circumstance of holding out a piece of bread to a dog in order to soothe him.
Ezekiel 13:19 And will you pollute me among my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, to slay the souls that should not die...
Hosea 4:18 Their drink is sour: they have committed prostitution continually: her rulers with shame do love, Give you.
Micah 3:5 Thus said the LORD concerning the prophets that make my people err, that bite with their teeth, and cry, Peace...
Micah 7:3 That they may do evil with both hands earnestly, the prince asks, and the judge asks for a reward; and the great man...
Romans 16:18 For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly...
2 Peter 2:3 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingers not...
Proverbs 28:21 Parallel CommentariesBit Bread Discern Faces Good Partiality Persons Piece Position Respect Show Transgress WrongBit Bread Discern Faces Good Partiality Persons Piece Position Respect Show Transgress WrongTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Proverbs 18:5 It is not good to be partial to the wicked and so deprive the innocent of justice.
Proverbs 24:23 These also are sayings of the wise: To show partiality in judging is not good:
Ezekiel 13:19 You have profaned me among my people for a few handfuls of barley and scraps of bread. By lying to my people, who listen to lies, you have killed those who should not have died and have spared those who should not live.