17 (A)For the Lord your God is the God of gods and the (B)Lord of lords, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God (C)who does not show partiality nor (D)take a bribe.

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19 (A)You shall not distort justice; (B)you shall not [a]be partial, and (C)you shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and perverts the words of the righteous.

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 16:19 Lit regard persons

17 (A)You shall not pervert the justice [a]due an alien or [b]an orphan, nor (B)take a widow’s garment in pledge.

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 24:17 Lit of
  2. Deuteronomy 24:17 Or the fatherless

Reforms Instituted

He appointed (A)judges in the land in all the fortified cities of Judah, city by city. He said to the judges, “Consider what you are doing, for (B)you do not judge for man but for the Lord who is with you [a]when you render judgment.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 19:6 Lit in the word of judgment

23 These also are (A)sayings of the wise.
To [a](B)show partiality in judgment is not good.
24 He (C)who says to the wicked, “You are righteous,”
(D)Peoples will curse him, nations will abhor him;
25 But (E)to those who rebuke the wicked will be delight,
And a good blessing will come upon them.
26 He kisses the lips
Who gives [b]a right answer.

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 24:23 Lit regard the face
  2. Proverbs 24:26 Or an honest

Gentiles Hear Good News

34 (A)Opening his mouth, Peter said:

“I most certainly understand now that (B)God is not one to show partiality,

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The Sin of Partiality

(A)My brethren, (B)do not hold your faith in our (C)glorious Lord Jesus Christ with an attitude of (D)personal favoritism.

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But if you (A)show partiality, you are committing sin and are convicted by the [a]law as transgressors.

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Footnotes

  1. James 2:9 Or Law

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