15 Moses answered him, “Because the people come to me to seek God’s will.(A)

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15 And Moses said unto his father in law, Because the people come unto me to enquire of God:

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12 They put him in custody until the will of the Lord should be made clear to them.(A)

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12 And they put him in ward, that the mind of the Lord might be shewed them.

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34 and they kept him in custody, because it was not clear what should be done to him.(A)

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34 And they put him in ward, because it was not declared what should be done to him.

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17 Do not show partiality(A) in judging; hear both small and great alike. Do not be afraid of anyone,(B) for judgment belongs to God. Bring me any case too hard for you, and I will hear it.”(C)

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17 Ye shall not respect persons in judgment; but ye shall hear the small as well as the great; ye shall not be afraid of the face of man; for the judgment is God's: and the cause that is too hard for you, bring it unto me, and I will hear it.

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Now let the fear of the Lord be on you. Judge carefully, for with the Lord our God there is no injustice(A) or partiality(B) or bribery.”

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Wherefore now let the fear of the Lord be upon you; take heed and do it: for there is no iniquity with the Lord our God, nor respect of persons, nor taking of gifts.

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Further Sayings of the Wise

23 These also are sayings of the wise:(A)

To show partiality(B) in judging is not good:(C)

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23 These things also belong to the wise. It is not good to have respect of persons in judgment.

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“So I have caused you to be despised(A) and humiliated(B) before all the people, because you have not followed my ways but have shown partiality(C) in matters of the law.”(D)

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Therefore have I also made you contemptible and base before all the people, according as ye have not kept my ways, but have been partial in the law.

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