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Exodus 23:8

And lyou shall take no bribe, for a bribe blinds the discerning and perverts the words of the righteous.

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Exodus 23:8 — The New International Version (NIV)

“Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds those who see and twists the words of the innocent.

Exodus 23:8 — English Standard Version (ESV)

And you shall take no bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and subverts the cause of those who are in the right.

Exodus 23:8 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And thou shalt take no gift: for the gift blindeth the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous.

Exodus 23:8 — New Living Translation (NLT)

“Take no bribes, for a bribe makes you ignore something that you clearly see. A bribe makes even a righteous person twist the truth.

Exodus 23:8 — New Century Version (NCV)

“You must not accept money from a person who wants you to lie in court, because such money will not let you see what is right. Such money makes good people tell lies.

Exodus 23:8 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And thou shalt take no bribe: for a bribe blindeth them that have sight, and perverteth the words of the righteous.

Exodus 23:8 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And thou shalt take no bribe; for the bribe blindeth those whose eyes are open, and perverteth the words of the righteous.

Exodus 23:8 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Never take a bribe, because bribes blind those who can see and deny justice to those who are in the right.

Exodus 23:8 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

You must not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and corrupts the words of the righteous.

Exodus 23:8 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

You shall take no bribe, for a bribe blinds the officials, and subverts the cause of those who are in the right.

Exodus 23:8 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

And you will not take a bribe, because the bribe makes the sighted blind and ruins the words of the righteous.

Exodus 23:8 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

“Do not take money from people who want special favors. It makes you blind to the truth. It twists the words of godly people.

Exodus 23:8 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

“You shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and subverts the cause of the just.