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Exodus 23:2

2 “You shall not follow 1the masses in doing evil, nor shall you 2testify in a dispute so as to turn aside after 1a multitude in order to apervert justice;

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Exodus 23:2 — The New International Version (NIV)

“Do not follow the crowd in doing wrong. When you give testimony in a lawsuit, do not pervert justice by siding with the crowd,

Exodus 23:2 — English Standard Version (ESV)

You shall not fall in with the many to do evil, nor shall you bear witness in a lawsuit, siding with the many, so as to pervert justice,

Exodus 23:2 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil; neither shalt thou speak in a cause to decline after many to wrest judgment:

Exodus 23:2 — New Living Translation (NLT)

“You must not follow the crowd in doing wrong. When you are called to testify in a dispute, do not be swayed by the crowd to twist justice.

Exodus 23:2 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

You shall not follow a crowd to do evil; nor shall you testify in a dispute so as to turn aside after many to pervert justice.

Exodus 23:2 — New Century Version (NCV)

“You must not do wrong just because everyone else is doing it. If you are a witness in court, you must not ruin a fair trial. You must not tell lies just because everyone else is.

Exodus 23:2 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil; neither shalt thou speak in a cause to turn aside after a multitude to wrest justice:

Exodus 23:2 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Thou shalt not follow the multitude for evil; neither shalt thou answer in a cause, to go after the multitude to pervert judgment.

Exodus 23:2 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Never follow a crowd in doing wrong. When you testify in court, don’t side with the majority to pervert justice.

Exodus 23:2 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

“You must not follow a crowd in wrongdoing. Do not testify in a lawsuit and go along with a crowd to pervert justice.

Exodus 23:2 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

You shall not follow a majority in wrongdoing; when you bear witness in a lawsuit, you shall not side with the majority so as to pervert justice;

Exodus 23:2 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

You will not follow a majority for evil, and you will not testify concerning a legal dispute to turn aside after a majority to pervert justice.

Exodus 23:2 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

“Do not follow the crowd when they do what is wrong. When you are a witness in court, do not turn what is right into wrong. Do not go along with the crowd.


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