Stay far away from a false accusation. Do not kill the innocent and the just, because I will not justify the guilty.(A) You must not take a bribe,(B) for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and corrupts the words[a] of the righteous. You must not oppress a resident alien;(C) you yourselves know how it feels to be a resident alien because you were resident aliens in the land of Egypt.

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  1. 23:8 Or and subverts the cause

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