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1 Samuel 8:3

3 His sons, however, did not walk in his ways, but turned aside after dishonest gain and atook bribes and perverted justice.

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1 Samuel 8:3 — The New International Version (NIV)

But his sons did not follow his ways. They turned aside after dishonest gain and accepted bribes and perverted justice.

1 Samuel 8:3 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Yet his sons did not walk in his ways but turned aside after gain. They took bribes and perverted justice.

1 Samuel 8:3 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted judgment.

1 Samuel 8:3 — New Living Translation (NLT)

But they were not like their father, for they were greedy for money. They accepted bribes and perverted justice.

1 Samuel 8:3 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

But his sons did not walk in his ways; they turned aside after dishonest gain, took bribes, and perverted justice.

1 Samuel 8:3 — New Century Version (NCV)

But Samuel’s sons did not live as he did. They tried to get money dishonestly, and they accepted money secretly to make wrong judgments.

1 Samuel 8:3 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted justice.

1 Samuel 8:3 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted justice.

1 Samuel 8:3 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

The sons didn’t follow their father’s example but turned to dishonest ways of making money. They took bribes and denied people justice.

1 Samuel 8:3 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

However, his sons did not walk in his ways—they turned toward dishonest gain, took bribes, and perverted justice.

1 Samuel 8:3 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Yet his sons did not follow in his ways, but turned aside after gain; they took bribes and perverted justice.

1 Samuel 8:3 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

But his sons did not walk in his ways; they turned aside after gain, they took bribes, and they perverted justice.

1 Samuel 8:3 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

But his sons didn’t live as he did. They were only interested in making money. They accepted money from people who wanted special favors. They made things that were wrong appear to be right.