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Deuteronomy 16:19

19 Do not pervert justicey or show partiality.z Do not accept a bribe,a for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the innocent.

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Deuteronomy 16:19 — English Standard Version (ESV)

19 You shall not pervert justice. You shall not show partiality, and you shall not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and subverts the cause of the righteous.

Deuteronomy 16:19 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

19 Thou shalt not wrest judgment; thou shalt not respect persons, neither take a gift: for a gift doth blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.

Deuteronomy 16:19 — New Living Translation (NLT)

19 You must never twist justice or show partiality. Never accept a bribe, for bribes blind the eyes of the wise and corrupt the decisions of the godly.

Deuteronomy 16:19 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

19 You shall not pervert justice; you shall not show partiality, nor take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the righteous.

Deuteronomy 16:19 — New Century Version (NCV)

19 Do not judge unfairly or take sides. Do not let people pay you to make wrong decisions, because that kind of payment makes wise people seem blind, and it changes the words of good people.

Deuteronomy 16:19 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

19 Thou shalt not wrest justice: thou shalt not respect persons; neither shalt thou take a bribe; for a bribe doth blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.

Deuteronomy 16:19 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

19 Thou shalt not wrest judgment; thou shalt not respect persons, neither take a bribe; for the bribe blindeth the eyes of the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous.

Deuteronomy 16:19 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

19 Never pervert justice. Instead, be impartial. Never take a bribe, because bribes blind wise people and deny justice to those who are in the right.

Deuteronomy 16:19 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

19 Do not deny justice or show partiality to anyone. Do not accept a bribe, for it blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the righteous.

Deuteronomy 16:19 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

19 You must not distort justice; you must not show partiality; and you must not accept bribes, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and subverts the cause of those who are in the right.

Deuteronomy 16:19 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

19 You shall not subvert justice; you shall not show partiality; and you shall not take a bribe, for the bribe makes blind the eyes of the wise and misrepresents the words of the righteous.

Deuteronomy 16:19 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

19 Do what is right. Treat everyone the same. Don’t take money from people who want special favors. It makes those who are wise close their eyes to the truth. It twists the words of those who do what is right.

Deuteronomy 16:19 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

19 “You shall not distort justice; you shall not be partial, and you shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and perverts the words of the righteous.