Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with righteous judgment.”
You judge according to the flesh; I am not judging anyone.
And He will delight in the fear of the Lord,
And He will not judge by what His eyes see,
Nor make a decision by what His ears hear;
“Then I charged your judges at that time, saying, ‘Hear the cases between your fellow countrymen, and judge righteously between a man and his fellow countryman, or the alien who is with him.
‘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.
“You shall appoint for yourself judges and officers in all your towns which the Lord your God is giving you, according to your tribes, and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.
For the choir director; set to Al-tashheth. A Mikhtam of David.
Do you indeed speak righteousness, O gods?
Do you judge uprightly, O sons of men?
How long will you judge unjustly
And show partiality to the wicked? Selah.
Can a throne of destruction be allied with You,
One which devises mischief by decree?
He who justifies the wicked and he who condemns the righteous,
Both of them alike are an abomination to the Lord.
These also are sayings of the wise.
To show partiality in judgment is not good.
Who justify the wicked for a bribe,
And take away the rights of the ones who are in the right!
My brethren, do not hold your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ with an attitude of personal favoritism.
have you not made distinctions among yourselves, and become judges with evil motives?
But if you show partiality, you are committing sin and are convicted by the law as transgressors.