New American Standard Bible
"Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with righteous judgment."
King James Bible
Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.
Darby Bible Translation
Judge not according to sight, but judge righteous judgment.
World English Bible
Don't judge according to appearance, but judge righteous judgment."
Young's Literal Translation
judge not according to appearance, but the righteous judgment judge.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Judge not according to the appearance - Not as a thing first offers itself to you, without reflection or candor. In appearance, to circumcise a child on the Sabbath might be a violation of the law; yet you do it, and it is right. So, to appearance, it might be a violation of the Sabbath to heal a man, yet it is right to do works of necessity and mercy.
Judge righteous judgment - Candidly; looking at the law, and inquiring what its spirit really requires.
LibraryJuly 30 Evening
Nicodemus . . . he that came to Jesus by night.--JOHN 7:50. Peter followed him afar off.--Among the chief rulers also many believed on him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess him, lest they should be put out of the synagogue: for they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.--The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the Lord shall be safe. Him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.--A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
Fifteenth Day. The Holy Spirit.
At the Feast of Tabernacles
'You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor nor defer to the great, but you are to judge your neighbor fairly.
"Then I charged your judges at that time, saying, 'Hear the cases between your fellow countrymen, and judge righteously between a man and his fellow countryman, or the alien who is with him.
And He will delight in the fear of the LORD, And He will not judge by what His eyes see, Nor make a decision by what His ears hear;
"Thus has the LORD of hosts said, 'Dispense true justice and practice kindness and compassion each to his brother;
So some of the people of Jerusalem were saying, "Is this not the man whom they are seeking to kill?
"You judge according to the flesh; I am not judging anyone.
2 Corinthians 10:7
You are looking at things as they are outwardly. If anyone is confident in himself that he is Christ's, let him consider this again within himself, that just as he is Christ's, so also are we.
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