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Exodus 23:7

    Exodus 23:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Keep thee far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay thou not: for I will not justify the wicked.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Keep you far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay you not: for I will not justify the wicked.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Keep thee far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay thou not: for I will not justify the wicked.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Keep yourselves far from any false business; never let the upright or him who has done no wrong be put to death: for I will make the evil-doer responsible for his sin.

    Webster's Revision

    Keep thee far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay thou not: for I will not justify the wicked.

    World English Bible

    "Keep far from a false charge, and don't kill the innocent and righteous: for I will not justify the wicked.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Keep thee far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay thou not: for I will not justify the wicked.

    Wesley's Notes on Exodus 23:7

    23:7 Keep thee far from a false matter - From assisting or abetting an ill thing. Yea, keep thee far from it, dread it as a dangerous snare. I will not justify the wicked - That is, I will condemn him that unjustly condemns others.