Who shows no partiality to princes Nor regards the rich above the poor, For they all are the work of His hands?
For the Lord your God is the God of gods and the Lord of lords, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God who does not show partiality nor take a bribe.
Opening his mouth, Peter said: “I most certainly understand now that God is not one to show partiality,
Listen, my beloved brethren: did not God choose the poor of this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him?
Now then let the fear of the Lord be upon you; be very careful what you do, for the Lord our God will have no part in unrighteousness or partiality or the taking of a bribe.”
For there is no partiality with God.
But from those who were of high reputation (what they were makes no difference to me; God shows no partiality)—well, those who were of reputation contributed nothing to me.
And masters, do the same things to them, and give up threatening, knowing that both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no partiality with Him.
For he who does wrong will receive the consequences of the wrong which he has done, and that without partiality.
If you address as Father the One who impartially judges according to each one’s work, conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your stay on earth;
“Did not He who made me in the womb make him, And the same one fashion us in the womb?
He who oppresses the poor taunts his Maker, But he who is gracious to the needy honors Him.
If you see oppression of the poor and denial of justice and righteousness in the province, do not be shocked at the sight; for one official watches over another official, and there are higher officials over them.
‘ You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor nor defer to the great, but you are to judge your neighbor fairly.
‘Is it right for You indeed to oppress, To reject the labor of Your hands, And to look favorably on the schemes of the wicked?
“He makes priests walk barefoot And overthrows the secure ones.
“He pours contempt on nobles And loosens the belt of the strong.
“Will you show partiality for Him? Will you contend for God?
“Will your riches keep you from distress, Or all the forces of your strength?
The kings of the earth take their stand And the rulers take counsel together Against the Lord and against His Anointed, saying,
Even those who trust in their wealth And boast in the abundance of their riches?
The rich and the poor have a common bond, The Lord is the maker of them all.
The Lord enters into judgment with the elders and princes of His people, “It is you who have devoured the vineyard; The plunder of the poor is in your houses.
Therefore, since we receive a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, by which we may offer to God an acceptable service with reverence and awe;