'Fairly' in the Bible
As the time approached for Israel to die, he called for his son Joseph and addressed him. "Please," he asked, "if you're happy with me, make a solemn promise that you'll treat me fairly and kindly by not burying me in Egypt.
"You must not act unjustly when rendering judgment. Do not be partial to the poor or give preference to the rich; judge your neighbor fairly.
I charged your judges at that time, "When you hold a hearing between brothers, judge fairly between a man and his brother or between foreigners.
You must appoint judges and civil servants for each tribe in all your villages that the Lord your God is giving you, and they must judge the people fairly.
They did not treat the family of Jerub-Baal (that is, Gideon) fairly in return for all the good he had done for Israel.
The God of Israel spoke, the protector of Israel spoke to me. The one who rules fairly among men, the one who rules in the fear of God,
"Treat fairly the sons of Barzillai of Gilead and provide for their needs, because they helped me when I had to flee from your brother Absalom.
He judges the world fairly; he makes just legal decisions for the nations.
Do you really speak righteously, you mighty ones? Do you judge people fairly?
O let the nations be glad and sing for joy, for You will judge the peoples fairly and guide, lead, or drive the nations upon earth. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!
Then he will judge your people fairly, and your oppressed ones equitably.
"When I choose a time, I will judge fairly.
Say among the nations: "The Lord reigns. The world is firmly established; it cannot be shaken. He judges the peoples fairly."
in the LORD's presence, because he is coming; indeed, he will come to judge the earth. He will judge the world fairly and its people reliably.
before the Lord, for He is coming to judge the earth. He will judge the world righteously and the peoples fairly.
The king is strong; he loves justice. You ensure that legal decisions will be made fairly; you promote justice and equity in Jacob.
Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) are those who observe justice [treating others fairly] and who do right and are in right standing with God at all times.
Good will come to a man who lends generously and conducts his business fairly.
I know, Lord, that Your judgments are just and that You have afflicted me fairly.
The king who fairly judges the poor, his throne shall be established forever.
He will treat the poor fairly, and make right decisions for the downtrodden of the earth. He will strike the earth with the rod of his mouth, and order the wicked to be executed.
No one brings a lawsuit fairly, and no one goes to law honestly; they have relied on empty arguments and they tell lies; they conceive trouble and give birth to iniquity.
You must change the way you have been living and do what is right. You must treat one another fairly.
O royal family descended from David. The Lord says: 'See to it that people each day are judged fairly. Deliver those who have been robbed from those who oppress them. Otherwise, my wrath will blaze out against you. It will burn like a fire that cannot be put out because of the evil that you have done.
My people, recall how King Balak of Moab planned to harm you, how Balaam son of Beor responded to him. Recall how you journeyed from Shittim to Gilgal, so you might acknowledge that the Lord has treated you fairly."
Woe to (alas for) you when everyone speaks fairly and handsomely of you and praises you, for even so their forefathers did to the false prophets.
Be honest in your judgment and do not decide at a glance (superficially and by appearances); but judge fairly and righteously.
At this point Felix, who was fairly well informed about the new faith, adjourned the trial, saying to the Jews, "When the Tribune Lysias comes down, I will enter carefully into the matter."
Masters, treat your slaves justly and fairly, because you know that you also have a Master in heaven.
And if anyone enters competitive games, he is not crowned unless he competes lawfully (fairly, according to the rules laid down).
When he was insulted, he did not retaliate. When he suffered, he did not threaten. It was his habit to commit the matter to the one who judges fairly.