New Living Translation
"In a lawsuit, you must not deny justice to the poor.
King James Bible
Thou shalt not wrest the judgment of thy poor in his cause.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of thy poor in his cause.
World English Bible
"You shall not deny justice to your poor people in their lawsuits.
Young's Literal Translation
'Thou dost not turn aside the judgment of thy needy one in his strife;
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To complete the evidence, presented in the text, as to the essential difference between the teaching of the ancient Synagogue about the Forerunner of the Messiah' and the history and mission of John the Baptist, as described in the New Testaments, we subjoin a full, though condensed, account of the earlier Rabbinic traditions about Elijah. Opinions differ as to the descent and birthplace of Elijah. According to some, he was from the land of Gilead (Bemid. R. 14), and of the tribe of Gad (Tanch. on …
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"You must not follow the crowd in doing wrong. When you are called to testify in a dispute, do not be swayed by the crowd to twist justice.
And do not slant your testimony in favor of a person just because that person is poor.
"Do not twist justice in legal matters by favoring the poor or being partial to the rich and powerful. Always judge people fairly.
1 Samuel 8:3
But they were not like their father, for they were greedy for money. They accepted bribes and perverted justice.
It is not right to acquit the guilty or deny justice to the innocent.
Don't rob the poor just because you can, or exploit the needy in court.
For if they drink, they may forget the law and not give justice to the oppressed.
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