Isaiah 11:3
Good News Translation
and find pleasure in obeying him. He will not judge by appearance or hearsay;

Contemporary English Version
His greatest joy will be to obey the LORD. This king won't judge by appearances or listen to rumors.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he shall be filled with the spirit of the fear of the Lord, He shall not judge according to the sight of the eyes, nor reprove according to the hearing of the ears.

New American Bible
and his delight shall be the fear of the LORD. Not by appearance shall he judge, nor by hearsay shall he decide,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And he shall be filled with the spirit of the fear of the Lord, He shall not judge according to the sight of the eyes, nor reprove according to the hearing of the ears.

shall make him

Isaiah 33:6 And there shall be faith in thy times: riches of salvation, wisdom and knowledge: the fear of the Lord is his treasure.

Proverbs 2:5,9 Because the Lord giveth wisdom: and out of his mouth cometh prudence and knowledge. . . .

Luke 2:52 And Jesus advanced in wisdom and age and grace with God and men.

understanding.

Job 12:11 Doth not the ear discern words, and the palate of him that eateth, the taste?

Job 34:3 For the ear trieth words, and the mouth discerneth meats by the taste.

Philippians 1:9,10 And this I pray: That your charity may more and more abound in knowledge and in all understanding: . . .

Hebrews 5:14 But strong meat is for the perfect: for them who by custom have their senses exercised to the discerning of good and evil.

and he shall not

1 Samuel 16:7 And the Lord said to Samuel: Look not on his countenance, nor on the height of his stature: because I have rejected him, nor do I judge according to the look of man: for man seeth those things that appear, but the Lord beholdeth the heart.

2 Samuel 14:17 Then let thy handmaid say, that the word of the Lord the king be made as a sacrifice. For even as an angel of God, so is my lord the king, that he is neither moved with blessing nor cursing: wherefore the Lord thy God is also with thee.

1 Kings 3:9,28 Give therefore to thy servant an understanding heart, to judge thy people, and discern between good and evil. For who shall be able to judge this people, thy people, which is so numerous? . . .

John 7:24 Judge not according to the appearance: but judge just judgment.

John 8:15,16 You judge according to the flesh: I judge not any man. . . .

1 Corinthians 2:13-15 Which things also we speak: not in the learned words of human wisdom, but in the doctrine of the Spirit, comparing spiritual things with spiritual. . . .

1 Corinthians 4:3-5 But to me it is a very small thing to be judged by you or by man's day. But neither do I judge my own self. . . .

Context
The Root of Jesse
2And the spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him: the spirit of wisdom, and of understanding, the spirit of counsel, and of fortitude, the spirit of knowledge, and of godliness. 3And he shall be filled with the spirit of the fear of the Lord, He shall not judge according to the sight of the eyes, nor reprove according to the hearing of the ears.4But he shall judge the poor with justice, and shall reprove with equity the meek of the earth: and he shall strike the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips he shall slay the wicked.…
Cross References
John 2:25
And because he needed not that any should give testimony of man: for he knew what was in man.

John 7:24
Judge not according to the appearance: but judge just judgment.

Isaiah 33:6
And there shall be faith in thy times: riches of salvation, wisdom and knowledge: the fear of the Lord is his treasure.

Ezekiel 45:8
He shall have a portion of the land in Israel: and the princes shall no more rob my people: but they shall give the land to the house of Israel according to their tribes:

Micah 4:3
And many nations shall come in haste, and say: Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, and to the house of the God of Jacob: and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for the law shall go forth out of Sion, and the word of the Lord out of Jerusalem.

Additional Translations
And He will delight in the fear of the LORD. He will not judge by what His eyes see, and He will not decide by what His ears hear,And shall make him of quick understanding in the fear of the LORD: and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears:

And his delight shall be in the fear of Jehovah; and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither decide after the hearing of his ears;

the spirit of the fear of God. He shall not judge according to appearance, nor reprove according to report:

And his delight will be in the fear of Jehovah; and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears;

And his delight shall be in the fear of the LORD: and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears:

And will make him of quick understanding in the fear of the LORD: and he will not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears:

His delight will be in the fear of Yahweh. He will not judge by the sight of his eyes, neither decide by the hearing of his ears;

To refresh him in the fear of Jehovah, And by the sight of his eyes he judgeth not, Nor by the hearing of his ears decideth.
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