Exodus 23 :7

Exodus 23 :7 Translations

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.

King James Version (KJV)

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.

Definitions for Exodus 23 :7

Clarke's Commentary on Exodus 23 :7

Barnes' Commentary on Exodus 23 :7

Wesley's Commentary 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.
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