Proverbs 29:26
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New American Standard Bible
Many seek the ruler's favor, But justice for man comes from the LORD.

King James Bible
Many seek the ruler's favour; but every man's judgment cometh from the LORD.

Darby Bible Translation
Many seek the ruler's face; but a man's right judgment is from Jehovah.

World English Bible
Many seek the ruler's favor, but a man's justice comes from Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
Many are seeking the face of a ruler, And from Jehovah is the judgment of each.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

To trust in the favor of princes is to build upon the sands. The judgment which will set right all wrong will come from the Lord. It is better to wait for that than to run here and there, canvassing, bribing, flattering.

Proverbs 29:26 Parallel Commentaries

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The Baptismal Covenant Can be Kept Unbroken. Aim and Responsibility of Parents.
We have gone "to the Law and to the Testimony" to find out what the nature and benefits of Baptism are. We have gathered out of the Word all the principal passages bearing on this subject. We have grouped them together, and studied them side by side. We have noticed that their sense is uniform, clear, and strong. Unless we are willing to throw aside all sound principles of interpretation, we can extract from the words of inspiration only one meaning, and that is that the baptized child is, by virtue
G. H. Gerberding—The Way of Salvation in the Lutheran Church

For, Concerning False Witness, which is Set Down in the Ten Commands of The...
36. For, concerning false witness, which is set down in the ten commands of the Law, it can indeed in no wise be contended that love of truth may at heart be preserved, and false witness brought forth to him unto whom the witness is borne. For, when it is said to God only, then it is only in the heart that the truth is to be embraced: but when it is said to man, then must we with the mouth also of the body bring forth truth, because man is not an inspector of the heart. But then, touching the witness
St. Augustine—On Lying

Cross References
1 Corinthians 4:4
For I am conscious of nothing against myself, yet I am not by this acquitted; but the one who examines me is the Lord.

Proverbs 16:33
The lot is cast into the lap, But its every decision is from the LORD.

Proverbs 19:6
Many will seek the favor of a generous man, And every man is a friend to him who gives gifts.

Isaiah 49:4
But I said, "I have toiled in vain, I have spent My strength for nothing and vanity; Yet surely the justice due to Me is with the LORD, And My reward with My God."

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