Proverbs 18:5
Text Analysis
5375 [e]שְׂאֵ֣ת
To showV-Qal-Inf
6440 [e]פְּנֵי־
partiality toN-mpc
7563 [e]רָשָׁ֣ע
the wickedAdj-ms
3808 [e]לֹא־
2896 [e]ט֑וֹב
[it is] goodAdj-ms
5186 [e]לְהַטּ֥וֹת
[Or] to overthrowPrep-l | V-Hifil-Inf
6662 [e]צַ֝דִּ֗יק
the righteousAdj-ms
4941 [e]בַּמִּשְׁפָּֽט׃
in judgmentPrep-b, Art | N-ms

Hebrew Texts
משלי 18:5 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
שְׂאֵ֣ת פְּנֵי־רָשָׁ֣ע לֹא־טֹ֑וב לְהַטֹּ֥ות צַ֝דִּ֗יק בַּמִּשְׁפָּֽט׃

משלי 18:5 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
שאת פני־רשע לא־טוב להטות צדיק במשפט׃

משלי 18:5 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
שאת פני־רשע לא־טוב להטות צדיק במשפט׃

משלי 18:5 Hebrew Bible
שאת פני רשע לא טוב להטות צדיק במשפט׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
To show partiality to the wicked is not good, Nor to thrust aside the righteous in judgment.

King James Bible
It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to overthrow the righteous in judgment.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
It is not good to show partiality to the guilty by perverting the justice due the innocent.
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