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Proverbs 31:5

    Proverbs 31:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the judgment of any of the afflicted.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the judgment of any of the afflicted.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Lest they drink, and forget the law, And pervert the justice due to any that is afflicted.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For fear that through drinking they may come to have no respect for the law, wrongly judging the cause of those who are in trouble.

    Webster's Revision

    Lest they drink, and forget the law, And pervert the justice due to any that is afflicted.

    World English Bible

    lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the justice due to anyone who is afflicted.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the judgment of any that is afflicted.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 31:5

    Lest they drink, and forget the law - When they should be administering justice, they are found incapable of it; or, if they go into the judgment-seat, may pervert justice.