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English Standard Version
The one who states his case first seems right, until the other comes and examines him.
American Standard Version
He that pleadeth his cause first'seemeth just; But his neighbor cometh and searcheth him out.
Berean Study Bible
The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.
The just is first accuser of himself: his friend cometh, and shall search him.
English Revised Version
He that pleadeth his cause first seemeth just; but his neighbour cometh and searcheth him out.
King James Bible
He that is first in his own cause seemeth just; but his neighbour cometh and searcheth him.
World English Bible
He who pleads his cause first seems right; until another comes and questions him.
Young's Literal Translation
Righteous is the first in his own cause, His neighbour cometh and hath searched him.
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