Proverbs 18:17
NASB 1995
The first to plead his case seems right, Until another comes and examines him.

American Standard Version
He that pleadeth his cause first'seemeth just; But his neighbor cometh and searcheth him out.

Berean Study Bible
The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The just is first accuser of himself: his friend cometh, and shall search him.

English Revised Version
He that pleadeth his cause first seemeth just; but his neighbour cometh and searcheth him out.

King James Bible
He that is first in his own cause seemeth just; but his neighbour cometh and searcheth him.

World English Bible
He who pleads his cause first seems right; until another comes and questions him.

Young's Literal Translation
Righteous is the first in his own cause, His neighbour cometh and hath searched him.

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