(A)Keep far from a false charge, and (B)do not kill the innocent or the righteous, for (C)I will not acquit the guilty.

(D)You shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and [a]subverts the cause of the just.

(E)You shall not oppress a [b]stranger, since you yourselves know the [c]feelings of a [d]stranger, for you also were [e]strangers in the land of Egypt.

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 23:8 Or distorts the words
  2. Exodus 23:9 Or sojourner(s)
  3. Exodus 23:9 Lit soul
  4. Exodus 23:9 Or sojourner(s)
  5. Exodus 23:9 Or sojourner(s)

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