Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to overthrow the righteous in judgment.

General references

Bible References

Not

Proverbs 24:23
These also are sayings of the wise.
To show partiality in judgment is not good.
Proverbs 28:21
To show partiality is not good,
Because for a piece of bread a man will transgress.
Leviticus 19:15
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.
Deuteronomy 1:16
“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.
Deuteronomy 16:19
You shall not distort justice; you shall not be partial, and you shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and perverts the words of the righteous.
Job 13:7
“Will you speak what is unjust for God,
And speak what is deceitful for Him?
Job 34:19
Who shows no partiality to princes
Nor regards the rich above the poor,
For they all are the work of His hands?
Matthew 22:16
And they *sent their disciples to Him, along with the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that You are truthful and teach the way of God in truth, and defer to no one; for You are not partial to any.

To overthrow

1 Kings 21:9
Now she wrote in the letters, saying, “Proclaim a fast and seat Naboth at the head of the people;
Isaiah 5:23
Who justify the wicked for a bribe,
And take away the rights of the ones who are in the right!
Isaiah 59:14
Justice is turned back,
And righteousness stands far away;
For truth has stumbled in the street,
And uprightness cannot enter.
Micah 7:3
Concerning evil, both hands do it well.
The prince asks, also the judge, for a bribe,
And a great man speaks the desire of his soul;
So they weave it together.

General references

Leviticus 19:15
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.