New International Version
"Do not deny justice to your poor people in their lawsuits.
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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'And the feast of harvest, the first-fruits of thy labours, which them hast sown In thy field: and the feast of ingathering, which is in the end of the year, when thou hast gathered in thy labours out of the field.' --EXODUS xxiii. 16. The Israelites seem to have had a double beginning of the year--one in spring, one at the close of harvest; or it may only be that here the year is regarded from the natural point of view--a farmer's year. This feast was at the gathering in of the fruits, which was …
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"Do not follow the crowd in doing wrong. When you give testimony in a lawsuit, do not pervert justice by siding with the crowd,
and do not show favoritism to a poor person in a lawsuit.
"'Do not pervert justice; do not show partiality to the poor or favoritism to the great, but judge your neighbor fairly.
1 Samuel 8:3
But his sons did not follow his ways. They turned aside after dishonest gain and accepted bribes and perverted justice.
It is not good to be partial to the wicked and so deprive the innocent of justice.
Do not exploit the poor because they are poor and do not crush the needy in court,
lest they drink and forget what has been decreed, and deprive all the oppressed of their rights.
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