let the
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_1 42:18
On the third day Joseph said to them, "I fear God-- do this and you will live.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_2 18:21
But you should select from all the people able men, God-fearing, trustworthy, and hating bribes. Place [them] over the people as officials of thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_2 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.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_2 18:25
So Moses chose able men from all Israel and made them leaders over the people [as] officials of thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_2 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.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_16 5:15
The governors who preceded me had heavily burdened the people, taking food and wine from them, as well as a pound of silver. Their subordinates also oppressed the people, but I didn't do this, because of the fear of God.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_23 1:23-26
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Your rulers are rebels, friends of thieves. They all love graft and chase after bribes. They do not defend the rights of the fatherless, and the widow's case never comes before them."
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Therefore the Lord God of Hosts, the Mighty One of Israel, declares: "Ah, I will gain satisfaction against My foes; I will take revenge against My enemies.
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I will turn My hand against you and will burn away your dross completely; I will remove all your impurities.
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I will restore your judges to what they once were, and your advisers to their former state. Afterwards you will be called the Righteous City, a Faithful City."
no iniquity
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_1 18:25
You could not possibly do such a thing: to kill the righteous with the wicked, treating the righteous and the wicked alike. You could not possibly do that! Won't the Judge of all the earth do what is just?"
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_5 32:4
The Rock-- His work is perfect; all His ways are entirely just. A faithful God, without prejudice, He is righteous and true.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_45 3:5
But if our unrighteousness highlights God's righteousness, what are we to say? I use a human argument: Is God unrighteous to inflict wrath?
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_45 3:6
Absolutely not! Otherwise, how will God judge the world?
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_45 9:14
What should we say then? Is there injustice with God? Absolutely not!
respect of persons
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_5 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.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_5 10:18
He executes justice for the fatherless and the widow, and loves the foreign resident, giving him food and clothing.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_18 34:19
God is not partial to princes and does not favor the rich over the poor, for they are all the work of His hands.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_40 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.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 10:34
Then Peter began to speak: "In truth, I understand that God doesn't show favoritism,
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_45 2:11
There is no favoritism with God.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_48 2:6
But from those recognized as important (what they really were makes no difference to me; God does not show favoritism)-- those recognized as important added nothing to me.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_49 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.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_51 3:25
For the wrongdoer will be paid back for whatever wrong he has done, and there is no favoritism.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_60 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.
taking of gifts
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_2 23:8
You must not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and corrupts the words of the righteous.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_5 16:18
"Appoint judges and officials for your tribes in all your towns the LORD your God is giving you. They are to judge the people with righteous judgment.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_5 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.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_23 1:23
Your rulers are rebels, friends of thieves. They all love graft and chase after bribes. They do not defend the rights of the fatherless, and the widow's case never comes before them."
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_23 33:15
The one who lives righteously and speaks rightly, who refuses gain from extortion, whose hand never takes a bribe, who stops his ears from listening to murderous plots and shuts his eyes to avoid endorsing evil--
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_33 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.