Job 13:8
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New Living Translation
Will you slant your testimony in his favor? Will you argue God's case for him?

King James Bible
Will ye accept his person? will ye contend for God?

Darby Bible Translation
Will ye accept his person? will ye contend for �God?

World English Bible
Will you show partiality to him? Will you contend for God?

Young's Literal Translation
His face do ye accept, if for God ye strive?

Job 13:8 Parallel
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

13:8 Accept - Not judging according to the right of the cause, but the quality or the person.

Job 13:8 Parallel Commentaries

Tit. 2:06 Thoughts for Young Men
WHEN St. Paul wrote his Epistle to Titus about his duty as a minister, he mentioned young men as a class requiring peculiar attention. After speaking of aged men and aged women, and young women, he adds this pithy advice, "Young men likewise exhort to be sober-minded" (Tit. 2:6). I am going to follow the Apostle's advice. I propose to offer a few words of friendly exhortation to young men. I am growing old myself, but there are few things I remember so well as the days of my youth. I have a most
John Charles Ryle—The Upper Room: Being a Few Truths for the Times

The remarkable change which we have noticed in the views of Jewish authorities, from contempt to almost affectation of manual labour, could certainly not have been arbitrary. But as we fail to discover here any religious motive, we can only account for it on the score of altered political and social circumstances. So long as the people were, at least nominally, independent, and in possession of their own land, constant engagement in a trade would probably mark an inferior social stage, and imply
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

Whether Hypocrisy is Always a Mortal Sin?
Objection 1: It seems that hypocrisy is always a mortal sin. For Jerome says on Is. 16:14: "Of the two evils it is less to sin openly than to simulate holiness": and a gloss on Job 1:21 [*St. Augustine on Ps. 63:7], "As it hath pleased the Lord," etc., says that "pretended justice is no justice, but a twofold sin": and again a gloss on Lam. 4:6, "The iniquity . . . of my people is made greater than the sin of Sodom," says: "He deplores the sins of the soul that falls into hypocrisy, which is a greater
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

The Life and Death of Mr. Badman,
Presented to the World in a Familiar Dialogue Between Mr. Wiseman and Mr. Attentive. By John Bunyan ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. The life of Badman is a very interesting description, a true and lively portraiture, of the demoralized classes of the trading community in the reign of King Charles II; a subject which naturally led the author to use expressions familiar among such persons, but which are now either obsolete or considered as vulgar. In fact it is the only work proceeding from the prolific
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Cross References
Leviticus 19:15
"Do not twist justice in legal matters by favoring the poor or being partial to the rich and powerful. Always judge people fairly.

Job 13:10
No, you will be in trouble with him if you secretly slant your testimony in his favor.

Job 32:21
I won't play favorites or try to flatter anyone.

Proverbs 24:23
Here are some further sayings of the wise: It is wrong to show favoritism when passing judgment.

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