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lest they drink and forget what has been decreed, and deprive all the oppressed of their rights.
King James Bible
Lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the judgment of any of the afflicted.
American Standard Version
Lest they drink, and forget the law, And pervert the justice due to any that is afflicted.
Young's Literal Translation
Lest he drink, and forget the decree, And change the judgment of any of the sons of affliction.
Proverbs 31:5 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Lest they drink, and forget the law - When they should be administering justice, they are found incapable of it; or, if they go into the judgment-seat, may pervert justice.
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Habakkuk 2:5 Yes also, because he transgresses by wine, he is a proud man, neither keeps at home, who enlarges his desire as hell, and is as death...
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Exodus 23:6 "Do not deny justice to your poor people in their lawsuits.
Leviticus 10:9 "You and your sons are not to drink wine or other fermented drink whenever you go into the tent of meeting, or you will die. This is a lasting ordinance for the generations to come,
Deuteronomy 16:19 Do not pervert justice or show partiality. Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the innocent.
1 Kings 20:12 Ben-Hadad heard this message while he and the kings were drinking in their tents, and he ordered his men: "Prepare to attack." So they prepared to attack the city.
Proverbs 17:15 Acquitting the guilty and condemning the innocent-- the LORD detests them both.
Proverbs 18:5 It is not good to be partial to the wicked and so deprive the innocent of justice.