Deuteronomy 25:3 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]Deuteronomy 25:3, NIV: but the judge must not impose more than forty lashes. If the guilty party is flogged more than that, your fellow Israelite will be degraded in your eyes.
Deuteronomy 25:3, ESV: Forty stripes may be given him, but not more, lest, if one should go on to beat him with more stripes than these, your brother be degraded in your sight.
Deuteronomy 25:3, KJV: Forty stripes he may give him, and not exceed: lest, if he should exceed, and beat him above these with many stripes, then thy brother should seem vile unto thee.
Deuteronomy 25:3, NASB: He may have him beaten forty times, but not more, so that he does not have him beaten with many more lashes than these, and that your brother does not become contemptible in your eyes.
Deuteronomy 25:3, NLT: But never give more than forty lashes; more than forty lashes would publicly humiliate your neighbor.
Deuteronomy 25:3, CSB: He may be flogged with forty lashes, but no more. Otherwise, if he is flogged with more lashes than these, your brother will be degraded in your sight.