He who justifies the wicked, and he who condemns the righteous, both of them alike are an abomination to Yahweh.
who acquit the guilty for a bribe, but deny justice for the innocent!
To be partial to the faces of the wicked is not good, nor to deprive the innocent of justice.
They gather themselves together against the soul of the righteous, and condemn the innocent blood.
He who says to the wicked, "You are righteous;" peoples shall curse him, and nations shall abhor him --
"Keep far from a false charge, and don't kill the innocent and righteous: for I will not justify the wicked.
Shall I be pure with dishonest scales, and with a bag of deceitful weights?
"Truly I know that it is so, but how can man be just with God?
being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus; whom God set forth to be an atoning sacrifice, through faith in his blood, for a demonstration of his righteousness through the passing over of prior sins, in God's forbearance; to demonstrate his righteousness at this present time; that he might himself be just, and the justifier of him who has faith in Jesus.