New Living Translation
Showing partiality is never good, yet some will do wrong for a mere piece of bread.
King James Bible
To have respect of persons is not good: for for a piece of bread that man will transgress.
Darby Bible Translation
To have respect of persons is not good; but for a piece of bread will a man transgress.
World English Bible
To show partiality is not good; yet a man will do wrong 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 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
28:21 For - When a man hath once accustomed himself to take bribes, a very small advantage will make him sell justice.
Library"When Solomon was Old. "
"It came to pass when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other Gods." 1 KINGS xi. 4. Who could have predicted that this would come to pass? And yet it is often so, for it is still true that NO AMOUNT OF KNOWLEDGE WILL SAVE FROM BACKSLIDING THOSE WHO REFUSE TO LISTEN TO GOD. We learn from verse 10 that God had taken pains to save Solomon from idolatry, (see 1 Kings vi. 12, and xi. 6). But what good is it for even God to try to save a man who will have his own way? And …
Thomas Champness—Broken Bread
Letter xxiv (Circa A. D. 1126) to Oger, Regular Canon
A Faithful Witness
Epistle xxv. To Gregoria.
It is not right to acquit the guilty or deny justice to the innocent.
Here are some further sayings of the wise: It is wrong to show favoritism when passing judgment.
You bring shame on me among my people for a few handfuls of barley or a piece of bread. By lying to my people who love to listen to lies, you kill those who should not die, and you promise life to those who should not live.
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