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1 Samuel 8:3
And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre and took bribes and perverted judgment.
And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted justice.
His sons, however, did not walk in his ways, but turned aside after dishonest gain, took bribes, and perverted justice.
His sons did not walk in his ways, but turned aside after gain, took bribes, and perverted justice.
And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted judgment.
But Samuel’s sons didn’t follow in his footsteps. They tried to turn a profit, they accepted bribes, and they perverted justice.
However, his sons did not follow his way of life; they turned off it to pursue riches, so that they would take bribes to distort justice.
But they were not like their father. They were dishonest and accepted bribes to give unfair decisions.
And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted justice.
And his sons walked not in his ways: but they turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted judgment.
But Samuel’s sons did not live the same way he did. Joel and Abijah accepted bribes. They took money secretly and changed their decisions in court. They cheated people in court.
Yet his sons did not walk in his ways but turned aside after gain. They took bribes and perverted justice.
Yet his sons did not walk in his ways but turned aside after gain. They took bribes and perverted justice.
But Samuel’s sons did not ·live as he did [L walk/follow in his ways]. They ·tried to get money dishonestly [were greedy; wandered after money], and they accepted ·money secretly [bribes] ·to make wrong judgments [and perverted justice/made biased decisions].
And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took rewards, and perverted the judgment.
The sons didn’t follow their father’s example but turned to dishonest ways of making money. They took bribes and denied people justice.
But they did not follow their father's example; they were interested only in making money, so they accepted bribes and did not decide cases honestly.
However, his sons did not walk in his ways—they turned toward dishonest gain, took bribes, and perverted justice.
But Samuel’s sons did not live as he did. They tried to get money dishonestly. They took money secretly to be dishonest in their judging.
His sons did not follow Samuel’s example. Instead, they pursued dishonest gain, took bribes, and perverted justice.
And his sons did not walk in his ways but turned aside after greed, receiving bribes and perverting that which is right.
And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted judgment.
And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted judgment.
But his sons did not walk in his ways; they turned aside after gain, they took bribes, and they perverted justice.
but they were not like their father, for they were greedy for money. They accepted bribes and were very corrupt in the administration of justice.
When Samuel got to be an old man, he set his sons up as judges in Israel. His firstborn son was named Joel, the name of his second, Abijah. They were assigned duty in Beersheba. But his sons didn’t take after him; they were out for what they could get for themselves, taking bribes, corrupting justice.
But his sons did not walk in his way, for they followed after unlawful gain, and they took bribes, and they perverted justice.
The sons didn’t follow their father’s example but turned to dishonest ways of making money. They took bribes and denied people justice.
His sons did not follow his example, but looked to their own gain, accepting bribes and perverting justice.
His sons, however, did not walk in his ways, but turned aside after dishonest gain and took bribes and perverted justice.
But Samuel’s sons did not live as he did. They tried to get money dishonestly, and they accepted money secretly to make wrong judgments.
But his sons did not follow his ways. Instead, they made money dishonestly, accepted bribes, and perverted justice.
But his sons didn’t live as he did. They were only interested in making money. They accepted money from people who wanted special favors. They made things that were wrong appear to be right.
But his sons did not follow his ways. They turned aside after dishonest gain and accepted bribes and perverted justice.
But his sons did not follow his ways. They turned aside after dishonest gain and accepted bribes and perverted justice.
But his sons did not walk in his ways; they turned aside after dishonest gain, took bribes, and perverted justice.
But his sons did not walk in his ways. They turned aside to get money. They took pay to do things that were not right and fair.
But they were not like their father, for they were greedy for money. They accepted bribes and perverted justice.
Yet his sons did not follow in his ways, but turned aside after gain; they took bribes and perverted justice.
Yet his sons did not follow in his ways, but turned aside after gain; they took bribes and perverted justice.
Yet his sons did not follow in his ways, but turned aside after gain; they took bribes and perverted justice.
Yet his sons did not follow in his ways, but turned aside after gain; they took bribes and perverted justice.
And his banim walked not in his drakhim, but turned aside after betza (dishonest gain), and took shochad (bribe[s]), and perverted mishpat (justice).
Yet his sons did not walk in his ways, but turned aside after gain; they took bribes and perverted justice.
Yet his sons did not walk in his ways, but turned aside after gain; they took bribes and perverted justice.
His sons, however, did not walk in his ways, but turned aside after dishonest gain—they took bribes and perverted justice.
but they were not like Samuel. They profited from dishonesty, took bribes, and fostered injustice.
His sons didn’t walk in his ways, but turned aside after dishonest gain, took bribes, and perverted justice.
And his sons went not in his ways, but they bowed after avarice, and they took gifts, and perverted doom (and perverted justice, or judgement).
and his sons have not walked in his ways, and turn aside after the dishonest gain, and take a bribe, and turn aside judgment.
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