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shall not
Deuteronomy 10:17
For the LORD your God is the God of gods and Lord of lords, the great, mighty, and awesome God, showing no partiality and taking no bribe.
Deuteronomy 16:19
Do not deny justice or show partiality [to anyone]. Do not accept a bribe, for it blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the righteous.
Leviticus 19:15
"You must not act unjustly when rendering judgment. Do not be partial to the poor or give preference to the rich; judge your neighbor fairly.
1 Samuel 16:7
But the LORD said to Samuel, "Do not look at his appearance or his stature, because I have rejected him. Man does not see what the LORD sees, for man sees what is visible, but the LORD sees the heart."
2 Samuel 14:14
For we will certainly die and be like water poured out on the ground, which can't be recovered. But God would not take away a life; He would devise plans so that the one banished from Him does not remain banished.
Proverbs 24:23
These [sayings] also belong to the wise: It is not good to show partiality in judgment.
Luke 20:21
They questioned Him, "Teacher, we know that You speak and teach correctly, and You don't show partiality, but teach truthfully the way of God.
Acts 10:34
Then Peter began to speak: "In truth, I understand that God doesn't show favoritism,
Acts 10:35
but in every nation the person who fears Him and does righteousness is acceptable to Him.
Romans 2:11
There is no favoritism with God.
Ephesians 6:9
And masters, treat them the same way, without threatening them, because you know that both their and your Master is in heaven, and there is no favoritism with Him.
Colossians 3:25
For the wrongdoer will be paid back for whatever wrong he has done, and there is no favoritism.
James 2:1
My brothers, hold your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ without showing favoritism.
James 2:3
If you look with favor on the man wearing the fine clothes so that you say, "Sit here in a good place," and yet you say to the poor man, "Stand over there," or, "Sit here on the floor by my footstool,"
James 2:9
But if you show favoritism, you commit sin and are convicted by the law as transgressors.
1 Peter 1:17
And if you address as Father the One who judges impartially based on each one's work, you are to conduct yourselves in reverence during this time of temporary residence.
ye shall hear
Exodus 23:3
Do not show favoritism to a poor person in his lawsuit.
Exodus 23:6
"You must not deny justice to the poor among you in his lawsuit.
Exodus 23:7
Stay far away from a false accusation. Do not kill the innocent and the just, because I will not justify the guilty.
1 Samuel 12:3
Here I am. Bring charges against me before the LORD and His anointed: Whose ox or donkey have I taken? Whom have I wronged or mistreated? From whose hand have I taken a bribe to overlook something?I will return it to you."
1 Samuel 12:4
"You haven't wronged us, you haven't mistreated us, and you haven't taken anything from anyone's hand," they responded.
Job 22:6-9
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For you took collateral from your brothers without cause, stripping off their clothes and leaving them naked.
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You gave no water to the thirsty and withheld food from the famished,
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while the land belonged to a powerful man and an influential man lived on it.
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You sent widows away empty-handed, and the strength of the fatherless was crushed.
Job 29:11-17
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When they heard me, they blessed me, and when they saw me, they spoke well of me.
12
For I rescued the poor man who cried out for help, and the fatherless child who had no one to support him.
13
The dying man blessed me, and I made the widow's heart rejoice.
14
I clothed myself in righteousness, and it enveloped me; my just decisions were like a robe and a turban.
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I was eyes to the blind and feet to the lame.
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I was a father to the needy, and I examined the case of the stranger.
17
I shattered the fangs of the unjust and snatched the prey from his teeth.
Job 31:13-16
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If I have dismissed the case of my male or female servants when they made a complaint against me,
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what could I do when God stands up [to judge]? How should I answer Him when He calls [me] to account?
15
Did not the One who made me in the womb also make them? Did not the same God form us both in the womb?
16
If I have refused the wishes of the poor or let the widow's eyes go blind,
Psalm 82:3
Provide justice for the needy and the fatherless; uphold the rights of the oppressed and the destitute.
Psalm 82:4
Rescue the poor and needy; save them from the hand of the wicked."
Proverbs 22:22
Don't rob a poor man because he is poor, and don't crush the oppressed at the gate,
Proverbs 22:23
for the LORD will take up their case and will plunder those who plunder them.
Jeremiah 5:28
They have become fat and sleek. They have also excelled in evil matters. They have not taken up cases, such as the case of orphans, so they might prosper, and they have not defended the rights of the needy.
Jeremiah 5:29
Should I not punish them for these things? [This is] the LORD's declaration. Should I not avenge Myself on such a nation as this?
Amos 5:11
Therefore, because you trample on the poor and exact a grain tax from him, you will never live in the houses of cut stone you have built; you will never drink the wine from the lush vineyards you have planted.
Amos 5:12
For I know your crimes are many and your sins innumerable. They oppress the righteous, take a bribe, and deprive the poor of justice at the gates.
Micah 2:1-3
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Woe to those who dream up wickedness and prepare evil [plans] on their beds! At morning light they accomplish it because the power is in their hands.
2
They covet fields and seize them; they also take houses. They deprive a man of his home, a person of his inheritance.
3
Therefore, the LORD says: I am now planning a disaster against this nation; you cannot free your necks from it. Then you will not walk so proudly because it will be an evil time.
Micah 3:1-4
1
Then I said: "Now listen, leaders of Jacob, you rulers of the house of Israel. Aren't you supposed to know what is just?
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You hate good and love evil. You tear off the skin of people and [strip] their flesh from their bones.
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You eat the flesh of my people after you strip their skin from them and break their bones. You chop them up like flesh for the cooking pot, like meat in a caldron."
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Then they will cry out to the LORD, but He will not answer them. He will hide His face from them at that time because of the crimes they have committed.
Micah 7:3
Both hands are good at accomplishing evil: the official and the judge demand a bribe; when the powerful man communicates his evil desire, they plot it together.
Micah 7:4
The best of them is like a brier; the most upright is worse than a hedge of thorns. The day of your watchmen, [the day of] your punishment, is coming; at this time their panic is here.
James 2:2-4
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For suppose a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring, dressed in fine clothes, and a poor man dressed in dirty clothes also comes in.
3
If you look with favor on the man wearing the fine clothes so that you say, "Sit here in a good place," and yet you say to the poor man, "Stand over there," or, "Sit here on the floor by my footstool,"
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haven't you discriminated among yourselves and become judges with evil thoughts?
James 2:5-4
ye shall not
1 Kings 21:8-14
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So she wrote letters in Ahab's name and sealed them with his seal. She sent the letters to the elders and nobles who lived with Naboth in his city.
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In the letters, she wrote: Proclaim a fast and seat Naboth at the head of the people.
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Then seat two wicked men opposite him and have them testify against him, saying, "You have cursed God and king!" Then take him out and stone him to death.
11
The men of his city, the elders and nobles who lived in his city, did as Jezebel had commanded them, as was written in the letters she had sent them.
12
They proclaimed a fast and seated Naboth at the head of the people.
13
The two wicked men came in and sat opposite him. Then the wicked men testified against Naboth in the presence of the people, saying, "Naboth has cursed God and king!" So they took him outside the city and stoned him to death with stones.
14
Then they sent [word] to Jezebel, "Naboth has been stoned to death."
Job 31:34
because I greatly feared the crowds, and the contempt of the clans terrified me, so I grew silent and would not go outside?
Proverbs 29:25
The fear of man is a snare, but the one who trusts in the LORD is protected.
Jeremiah 1:17
"Now, get ready. Stand up and tell them everything that I command you. Do not be intimidated by them or I will cause you to cower before them.
Matthew 22:16
They sent their disciples to Him, with the Herodians. "Teacher," they said, "we know that You are truthful and teach truthfully the way of God. You defer to no one, for You don't show partiality.
Mark 12:14
When they came, they said to Him, "Teacher, we know You are truthful and defer to no one, for You don't show partiality but teach truthfully the way of God. Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar or not?
1 Thessalonians 2:4
Instead, just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we speak, not to please men, but rather God, who examines our hearts.
the judgment
2 Chronicles 19:6
Then he said to the judges, "Consider what you are doing, for you do not judge for man, but for the LORD, who is with you in the matter of judgment.
the cause
Deuteronomy 17:8-10
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"If a case is too difficult for you-- concerning bloodshed, lawsuits, or assaults-- cases disputed at your gates, you must go up to the place the LORD your God chooses.
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You are to go to the Levitical priests and to the judge who presides at that time. Ask, and they will give you a verdict in the case.
10
You must abide by the verdict they give you at the place the LORD chooses. Be careful to do exactly as they instruct you.
Exodus 18:18
"You will certainly wear out both yourself and these people who are with you, because the task is too heavy for you. You can't do it alone.
Exodus 18:22
They should judge the people at all times. Then they can bring you every important case but judge every minor case themselves. In this way you will lighten your load, and they will bear [it] with you.
Exodus 18:26
They judged the people at all times; the hard cases they would bring to Moses, but every minor case they would judge themselves.